IGOR STRAVINSKY POETICS OF MUSIC PDF

One of the greatest of contemporary composers has here set down in delightfully personal fashion his general ideas about music and some accounts of his own. Igor Stravinsky: Poetics of Music In the Form of Six Lessons. Of all the books that I have read in my life, only a handful of books have affected. Poetics of Music in the Form of Six Lessons has ratings and 33 reviews. Özgür said: Stravinsky eserlerini ne zaman dinlesem, zihnimde ifade edemediği.. .

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His basic unit of thought seems to be about the size of a sentence, and Str There are composers like Arnold Schoenberg and Pierre Boulez who are also gifted communicators and insightful students of music history and theory.

Occasionally ,usic observations have anecdotal value, and there are buried gems, but there is much chaff and little wheat in this slender book.

He spoke in French. Return to Book Page. I guess this means I’ll be keeping this one. Essential in the understanding of Stravinsky the man. The Russian Revolution of and the Communist dictatorships that followed kept him away from his native land until A unique and unpredictable composer, Stravinsky never founded a specific school of composition. The Performance of Music Epilogue show more.

Poetics of Music in the Form of Six Lessons by Igor Stravinsky

In the ballet impresario Serge Diaghilev heard a performance of one of Stravinsky’s symphonic works and commissioned him to compose three ballets for his Ballets Russes in Paris. Jul 05, Keith Kenniff rated it it was amazing. I shall go ugor further: Jan 18, Shaun rated it did not like it. Aug 03, Stas rated it it was amazing Shelves: Half the book is concerned with music in general,focusing on the phenome In his preface to this collection of lectures Darius Milhaud says, “Poetics of music is stravinssky a searchlight turned by Stravinsky on his own work on one hand, and on music in general on the other.

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One of the greatest of contemporary composers has here set down in delightfully personal fashion his general ideas about music and some accounts of his own experience iyor a composer.

Poetics of Music in the Form of Six Lessons

The Avatars of Russian Music 6. In his preface to this collection of lectures Darius Milhaud says, “Poetics of music is like a searchlight turned by Stravinsky on his own work on one hand, and on music in general on the other.

I most appreciated his boiling down concepts such as economy of means, into wonderfully cristallized examples, using the works of composers of various periods. Every concert-goer and lover of music will take keen pleasure in his notes about the essential features of music, the process of musical composition, inspiration, musical types, and musical execution. He subscribed to the idea that there was little of any intellectual content in romantic music, for example, and is extremely dismissive of it.

Other editions – View all Poetics of music in the form of six lessons Igor Stravinsky Snippet view – He also take some nice pot shots at Beethoven and John cage as well as other indeterminists to bring A snarky tone along with his serious endeavors. In addition, Stravinsky composed a variety of other works, including several operas, the most famous of which is The Rake’s Progress We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Dec oc, Brad rated it did not like it Shelves: Table of contents Preface by George Seferis 1.

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How much more natural and more salutary it is to strive toward a single, limited reality than towards endless division! The introduction, by George Seferis, is a probably best skipped, being both pretentious and uninteresting.

The first starts slow, and the fifth is probably stgavinsky detail about the Russian symphonic scene that most people will want. The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures. Just re-read again, this was a book dug out of the “shool days” chest. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

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His argument regarding critics who ignore his own music is interesting as he looks back at earlier composers like Bach and Beethoven who suffered from similar disregard before being crowned as great masters. The six lectures that make up Stavinsky take the form of an “explanation of music” Six Drawing Lessons William Kentridge. There are composers like Arnold Schoenberg and Pierre Boulez who are also gifted communicators and insightful students of music history and theory.