Definition of Stravinsky, Igor in English:
( 1882–1971), Russian composer, resident of the US from 1939; full name Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky. His ballets The Firebird (1910) and The Rite of Spring (1913) shocked Paris audiences with their irregular rhythms and frequent dissonances. He later developed a neoclassical style typified by the opera The Rake’s Progress (1948–51) and experimented with serialism in Threni (1958).
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- He has stepped into a brave new world here, boldly going into the realm of Stravinskyian ' topics ' nay, apres Stravinsky, twentieth-century topics.
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