Igor Stravinksy in Paris - September, 1919

from Memories and Commentaries, page 137:

The suggestion that was to lead to Pulcinella came from Diaghilev in September 1919, while we were walking together in the Place de la Concorde: ‘Don’t protest at what I am about to say. I know you are much taken by your Alpine colleagues’ – said with withering contempt – ‘but I have an idea that I think will amuse you more than anything they can propose. I want you to look at some delightful eighteenth-century music with the idea of orchestrating it for a …   more >>

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Igor Stravinksy and Robert Craft, Memories and Commentaries (Queen Square, London, 2002), p. 137. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1450301573776 accessed: 20 May, 2024

location of experience: Paris


Igor Stravinksy
[…] Composer, Conducting, Musician, Pianist

Listening to

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Pergolesi's works
written by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi

Experience Information

Date/Time September, 1919
Medium playback
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary

Originally submitted by verafonte on Wed, 16 Dec 2015 21:32:53 +0000
Approved on Sat, 23 Apr 2016 21:19:32 +0100