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Stravinsky and His World.

By: Levitz, Tamara.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.The Bard Music Festival: Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2013Description: 1 online resource (385 p.).ISBN: 9781400848546.Subject(s): Composers -- Biography | Stravinsky, Igor, -- 1882-1971Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Stravinsky and His WorldDDC classification: 780.92 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Dedication; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface and Acknowledgments; A Note on Transliteration and Titles of Works; Credits and Permissions; Stravinsky in Exile; Who Owns Mavra? A Transnational Dispute; Stravinsky's Russian Library; The Futility of Exhortation: Pleading in Stravinsky's Oedipus Rex and Orpheus; Symphonies and Funeral Games: Lourié's Critique of Stravinsky's Neoclassicism; Arthur Lourié's Eurasianist and Neo-Thomist Responses to the Crisis of Art; Igor the Angeleno: The Mexican Connection; Stravinsky Speaks to the Spanish-Speaking World
The Poétique musicale: A Counterpoint in Three VoicesStravinsky: The View from Russia; Stravinsky's Cold War: Letters About the Composer's Return to Russia, 1960-1963; "The Precision of Poetry and the Exactness of Pure Science": The Parallel Lives of Vladimir Nabokov and Igor Stravinsky; Index; Notes on Contributors
Summary: <i>Stravinsky and His World</i> brings together an international roster of scholars to explore fresh perspectives on the life and music of Igor Stravinsky. Situating Stravinsky in new intellectual and musical contexts, the essays in this volume shed valuable light on one of the most important composers of the twentieth century. Contributors examine Stravinsky's interaction with Spanish and Latin American modernism, rethink the stylistic label ""neoclassicism"" with a section on the ideological conflict over his lesser-known opera buffa <i>Mavra</i>, and reassess his connections to his home
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Cover; Dedication; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface and Acknowledgments; A Note on Transliteration and Titles of Works; Credits and Permissions; Stravinsky in Exile; Who Owns Mavra? A Transnational Dispute; Stravinsky's Russian Library; The Futility of Exhortation: Pleading in Stravinsky's Oedipus Rex and Orpheus; Symphonies and Funeral Games: Lourié's Critique of Stravinsky's Neoclassicism; Arthur Lourié's Eurasianist and Neo-Thomist Responses to the Crisis of Art; Igor the Angeleno: The Mexican Connection; Stravinsky Speaks to the Spanish-Speaking World

The Poétique musicale: A Counterpoint in Three VoicesStravinsky: The View from Russia; Stravinsky's Cold War: Letters About the Composer's Return to Russia, 1960-1963; "The Precision of Poetry and the Exactness of Pure Science": The Parallel Lives of Vladimir Nabokov and Igor Stravinsky; Index; Notes on Contributors

<i>Stravinsky and His World</i> brings together an international roster of scholars to explore fresh perspectives on the life and music of Igor Stravinsky. Situating Stravinsky in new intellectual and musical contexts, the essays in this volume shed valuable light on one of the most important composers of the twentieth century. Contributors examine Stravinsky's interaction with Spanish and Latin American modernism, rethink the stylistic label ""neoclassicism"" with a section on the ideological conflict over his lesser-known opera buffa <i>Mavra</i>, and reassess his connections to his home

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Tamara Levitz is professor of musicology at the University of California, Los Angeles. Her books include Teaching New Classicality and Modernist Mysteries: Perséphone .

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