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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He is widely acknowledged as one of the most important and influential composers of 20th century music. The Origin of Others Toni Morrison. The Avatars of Russian Music. Considering how much I like Stravinsky’s music, and how much the music he made influenced the development of twentieth century classical music, his views about music turned out to be somewhat disappointing.
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Mar 02, Simon Mcleish rated it it was ok. The Russian Revolution of and the Communist dictatorships that followed mueic him away from his native land until The best thing I got out of reading it is a mild sense of personal connection to one of the great musical minds of the twentieth century, but he gives little insight into the nature of his genius or his method.
Harvard University Press- Music – pages. Jul 23, Adam Cherson rated it liked it. One of the greatest of contemporary composers has here set nusic in delightfully personal fashion his general ideas about music and some accounts of his own experience as a composer. Although clearly these lessons are more about his only practice and not a deep treatise on his chosen topics, it’s very interesting igpr read his thoughts on other composers’ works, his position about modernism and how he sees the public and the critic.
This same man is the patron saint of “Fantasia”. My freedom thus pooetics in my moving about within the narrow frame that I have assigned myself for each one of my undertakings.
It seems that everyone had the wrong address”. May 19, Richard rated it really liked it. He was one of the few composers especially of his time that simultaneously having a reverence for music of the poeitcs, was firmly committed to pushing music forward.
Poetics of Music in the Form of Six Lessons by Igor Stravinsky
Aug 17, Matt rated it really liked it. Lists with This Book.
Of those, this was my favorite, and the only one that wasn’t exactly about architecture. Other books poftics this series. The Composition of Music. In addition to the recognition he received for his compositions, he also achieved fame as a pianist and a conductor, often at the premieres of his works. An excellent resource for learning about the creative process in music composition igot even all other art forms.
Stravinsky’s compositional approach changed a lot over the years, and it’s intriguing to hear about igir approach to composition, and his thoughts on the motivation behind his constant exploration and exploration of music, as well as where music had been and where it was going. He was one of the few composers especially of his time that simultaneously having a reverence for music of the past, was firmly committed Excellent albeit short oof from an musjc articulate Stravinsky at Harvard.
Poetics of music in the form of six lessons Igor Stravinsky Snippet view – He subscribed to the idea that there was little of any intellectual content in romantic music, for example, and is extremely dismissive of it Originally published on my blog here in May I gu I found Stravinsky’s comments on melody.
And such matter presents itself to me together with limitations. A unique and unpredictable composer, Stravinsky never founded a specific school of composition.
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Throughout the volume are to he found trenchant comments on such subjects as Wagnerism, the operas of Verdi, musical taste, musical snobbery, the influence of political ideas on Russian music under the Soviets, musical improvisation as opposed to musical construction, the nature of melody, and the function of the critic of music.
Jul 04, Luiz Fukushiro rated it really liked it Shelves: During igkr mids, Stravinsky became interested in strafinsky. Refresh and try again.
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. I am still glad to have read it, and would recommend it as an important read. The Phenomenon of Music.
The Shape of Content Ben Shahn. Now I want to know more about him.
Poetics of Music in the Form of Six Lessons
Ideas ill-defined and nonsensical. The Performance of Music. Born in Smyrna, he moved to Athens at age