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Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky

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About Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky

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Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky

  1. 1. Russian Composer of the 20th Century
  2. 2.  Born: June 17, 1882 – Lomonosov, near St. Petersburg, Russia  Died: April 6, 1971 – New York, USA
  3. 3.  Originally “Igor Fedorovich Stravinsky”  Was a Russian and later, French and American  Pianist  Composer  Conductor  Named by the Time Magazine as one of the 100 most influential people of the century.  Brought by his parents in the Russian Orthodox Church.
  4. 4. He wrote:  Music for opera  Vocal and instrumental pieces  Ballets  Cantatas  Neoclassical works  Oratorios  Sacred music
  5. 5.  Katerina Nossenko – his cousin and first wife which he had 4 children.  Vera Soudeikine – his second wife - they became US citizens in 1945 and lived in California.  1913 – a riot ensued during the premiere of his “The Rite of Spring” at the Theatre des Champes Elysees.
  6. 6.  He was very much influenced by his father who was one of the foremost operatic basses.  He learned orchestration through the guidance of composer Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov.
  7. 7.  He was also influenced by the works of Balakirev and Tchaikovsky.
  8. 8.  Known as the Russian Composer of the 20th Century.  Introduced the concept of modernism in music.  Studied law and philosophy at the University of St. Petersburg where he met the son of the Russian Composer Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov.  Wrote several scores for the impressario and founder of the Ballet Russes, Sergei Daghilev.
  9. 9.  He left Russia in 1914, setting first in Switzerland, and then in France in 1920, and in the United States in 1939.  Become a French citizen in 1934 and a US citizen in 1945.
  10. 10.  Wrote in a neoclassical style, using scales, chords and tone color in a generally clear and traditional way.  Though long opposed to Schoenberg’s 12tone system. He eventually came to adopt it in his own way using rows of fewer than 12 notes in his compositions.
  11. 11.  The Wedding  Renard  Symphonies for Wind Instruments  Octet for Wind Instruments  Violin Concerto in D Major  Concerto in E-flat  Oedipus Rex  Persephone  Symphony in C
  12. 12.  Symphony in Three Movements  Requiem Canticles  The Firebird (1910)  Petrouchka (1911, revised 1947) (Petrushka)  The Rite of Spring (Le Sacre du Printemps) (1913)  Pulcinella  The Rake’s Progress
  13. 13. The Firebird Petrouchka The Rite of Spring
  14. 14. PREPARE FOR THE 15- ITEM QUIZ (NOTEBOOK)
  15. 15. 1. Whole name of Stravensky 2. The title given to him 3. Birthdate and 4. birth place 5. Date died 6. 7. 3 nationalities (including citizenships) 8. 9. First wife 10. Year of citizenship in America
  16. 16. 11. One type of composition 12. One course he studied 13. School studied (College) 14-15. two of his works
  17. 17. AARON SAN JOSE ♥ With: Christine Carpeso Lyka Magdangal Jan Christoper Condol Sandrea Ramos Lemmy Umali Shaira Ladrido Jasmine Punla Estefannie Garcia Apple Villanueva
  18. 18. 1. Igor Fyodorovich (or Fedorovich) Stravensky/ Stravinsky 2. Russian Composer of the 20th Century 3. June 17, 1882 4. Lomonosov/ Near St. Petersburg/ Russia/ St. Petersburg Russia 5. April 6, 1971 6. Russian 7. French 8. American 9. Katerina Nossenko 10. 1945
  19. 19. 11. Any of these:  Music for opera  Vocal and instrumental pieces  Ballets  Cantatas  Neoclassical works  Oratorios  Sacred music 12. philosophy/ Law
  20. 20. 13. University of St. Petersburg 14-15. Any of these:  The Wedding  Renard  Symphonies for Wind Instruments  Octet for Wind Instruments  Violin Concerto in D Major  Concerto in E-flat  Oedipus Rex  Persephone  Symphony in C  Symphony in Three Movements  Requiem Canticles  The Firebird (1910)  Petrouchka (1911, revised 1947) (Petrushka)  The Rite of Spring (Le Sacre du Printemps) (1913)  Pulcinella  The Rake’s Progress

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