By Tamara Levitz
Stravinsky and His World brings jointly a global roster of students to discover clean views at the existence and track of Igor Stravinsky. Situating Stravinsky in new highbrow and musical contexts, the essays during this quantity shed important mild on the most very important composers of the 20 th century.
Contributors study Stravinsky's interplay with Spanish and Latin American modernism, reconsider the stylistic label "neoclassicism" with a bit at the ideological clash over his lesser-known opera buffa Mavra, and re-examine his connections to his place of birth, paying exact awareness to Stravinsky's stopover at to the Soviet Union in 1962. The essays additionally discover Stravinsky's musical and spiritual adjustments with Arthur Lourié, delve into Stravinsky's collaboration with Pyotr Suvchinsky and Roland-Manuel within the genesis of his groundbreaking Poetics of Music, and consider how the circulate inside of stasis obvious within the rankings of Stravinsky's Orpheus and Oedipus Rex mirrored the composer's fierce trust in destiny. infrequent documents--including Spanish and Mexican interviews, Russian letters, articles through Arthur Lourié, and infrequently obvious French and Russian texts--supplement the quantity, bringing to lifestyles Stravinsky's wealthy highbrow milieu and excessive own relationships.
The individuals are Tatiana Baranova, Leon Botstein, Jonathan pass, Valérie Dufour, Gretchen Horlacher, Tamara Levitz, Klára Móricz, Leonora Saavedra, and Svetlana Savenko.
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At the unreceived ratings, see Yudina to Stravinsky, unpublished telegram from 19 February 1960, microfilm ninety six. 1, 1067, PSS. Stravinsky wrote “I by no means acquired that” within the margins of a letter from Yudina describing a parcel she had despatched via Leonard Bernstein. See Yudina to Stravinsky, 29 April 1960, microfilm ninety six. 1, 1072, PSS; released with no Stravinsky’s marginal be aware in V iskusstve radostno bït' vmeste, 297. within the related quantity, Yudina complains approximately Van Cliburn’s habit in a letter to Tat'yana Kamendrovskaya, 27–30 September 1961, 676. sixty one. Suvchinsky to Yudina, 12 September 1960, in V iskusstve radostno bït' vmeste, 354. sixty two. Suvchinsky to Yudina, 23 October 1961, ibid. , 673. sixty three. Yudina describes her correspondence with Stravinsky in a letter to Tat'yana Kamendrovskaya, eleven January 1961, ibid. , 438. sixty four. those comprise, earlier than 1962, Viktor Lazarev’s Andrey Rublev (Moscow: Sovetskiy khudozhnik, 1960); Viktor Lazarev’s Feofan Grek i ego shkola (Theophanus the Greek and his university) (Moscow: Iskusstvo, 1961); and Aleksandr Sokolovskiy’s Starïy Peterburg na knizhnïkh znakakh (Old St. Petersburg on ebook plates) (Leningrad: Comintern, 1925). sixty five. See Stravinsky’s replica of Bogdanov-Berezovskiy, Fyodor Stravinskiy (Leningrad: Muzgiz, 1951), dated and signed thirteen October 1960 by way of the writer. sixty six. said in English—rarely—as King of the celebrities or The Star-Faced One. sixty seven. Konstantin Bal'mont, Zelyonïy vertograd: Polnoye sobraniye stikhov (The eco-friendly backyard: the full poems) (Moscow: Skorpion, 1911). See Suvchinsky to Yudina, 22 June 1960, and Yudina to Suvchinsky, 25 may perhaps 1961, in V iskusstve radostno bït' vmeste, 319 and 548, respectively. Balmont’s observe at the hide, “1920. Spring. Moscow,” means that he signed it earlier than his emigration on five could 1920. The web page variety of “Zvezdolikiy” is indicated at the conceal and bookmarks, on which Stravinsky has written the titles of the poems “Golub'” (Dove) and “Nezabudochka-tsvetochek (Little forget-me-not), are stored inside of it. • seventy six • Notes to STRAVINSKY’S RUSSIAN LIBRARY sixty eight. Mitropolit Filaret, Sbornik mïsley i izrecheniy (Moscow: Sïnodal'naya, 1897). sixty nine. Pavel Florensky (1882–1937) used to be an outstanding Russian theologian, priest, thinker, mathematician, physicist, and martyr. He was once arrested in 1928 and 1933 and completed in 1937. Yudina corresponded with him for your time. 70. Stravinskiy, Khronika moyey zhizni, reproduction dated “1 might 1964” that incorporates an envelope with Blazhkov’s go back tackle. seventy one. Stravinsky to Blazhkov, 22 may well 1964, microfilm 87. 1, 1372, PSS. Bogdanov-Berezovsky had contributed considerably to rehabilitating Stravinsky’s identify within the USSR by way of organizing a ballet construction in Leningrad in 1961 and aiding Yudina with Stravinskyana, an exhibition in his party in the course of his stopover at in 1962. seventy two. Boris Yarustovskiy, Igor' Stravinskiy: Kratkiy ocherk zhizni i tvorchestva (Igor Stravinsky: a quick precis of his lifestyles and artistic paintings) (Moscow: Muzïka, 1964). seventy three. Irina Vershinina, Ranniye baletï Stravinskogo (Moscow: Nauka, 1967), 137, one hundred forty.