I·gor Fë·do·ro·vich [ee-gawr fyaw-duh-roh-vich; Russian ee-guhr-fyaw-duh-ruh-vyich], /ˈi gɔr ˌfyɔ dəˈroʊ vɪtʃ; Russian ˈi gər ˈfyɔ də rə vyɪtʃ/, 1882–1971, U.S. composer, born in Russia.
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How to use Stravinsky in a sentence
She was drinking scotch at 13 — sneaked to her by Stravinsky — smoking cigarettes and cultivating a look of casual allure.Eve Babitz, who chronicled and reveled in Hollywood hedonism, dies at 78 | Matt Schudel | December 19, 2021 | Washington Post
Ragtime was as sophisticated as Stravinsky, Van Vechten asserted, blues singer Clara Smith as sublime an artist as any opera diva.
But then I found out that Mann drew on firsthand advice from his buddies Igor Stravinsky and Arnold Schoenberg.
Composers from Monteverdi to Gluck, to Stravinsky, to Philip Glass, have told it in music.Ann Wroe’s ‘Orpheus’: Why the Mythological Muse Haunts Us | Ann Wroe | May 31, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
It was more like a Balanchine-Stravinsky pas de deux, full of tension, crashing cymbals and shifting rhythms.
This seems to me a most interesting recollection, in view of the "cubist" music of Stravinsky and Co. of to-day.Great Singers on the Art of Singing | James Francis Cooke
When we played the Stravinsky pieces here, for instance, his Pétrouschka and Firebird had not yet been heard.Violin Mastery | Frederick H. Martens
Probably Stravinsky and his musical fireworks will be called a Futurist, whatever that portentous title may mean.Ivory Apes and Peacocks | James Huneker
By this road we lead on to Stravinsky, Casella, and Malipiero.
So, if it is inexact to say that Stravinsky writes Jazz, it is true to say that his genius has been nourished by it.Since Czanne | Clive Bell
British Dictionary definitions for Stravinsky
Igor Fyodorovich (ˈiɡərj ˈfjɔdərəvitʃ). 1882–1971, US composer, born in Russia. He created ballet scores, such as The Firebird (1910), Petrushka (1911), and The Rite of Spring (1913), for Diaghilev. These were followed by neoclassical works, including Oedipus Rex (1927) and the Symphony of Psalms (1930). The 1950s saw him reconciled to serial techniques, which he employed in such works as the Canticum Sacrum (1955), the ballet Agon (1957), and Requiem Canticles (1966)
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