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    Introduction Igor Stravinsky was an amazing composer who changed the course of music. Igor Stravinsky was one of the first people to actually bring a brutality to their music. In Stravinsky's era of music, this was really shocking. Some people who enjoyed and was loyal to the old style of composing hated Stravinsky's music, while the people who were looking forward to new exciting music where amazed at Stravinsky's style of composing. Even though this was surprising during Stravinsky's time, by

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    IGOR STRAVINSKY Igor Stravinsky is considered by many the greatest composer of the 20th Century. Several composers have made breakthroughs and great accomplishments in the past 100 years, but Stravinsky has dominated nearly every trend set. He was born near St. Petersburg, Russia in Oranienbaum, on June 17, 1882. He was born to a famous Russian bass opera singer, Fyodor Ignatyevich Stravinsky. Igor Stravinsky was third of a family of four boys. He grew up hearing his father practicing his opera

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    Igor Stravinsky In the passage by Igor Stravinsky, he uses not only comparison and contrast, but also language to convey his point of view about the conductors of the time and their extreme egotism. Stravinsky believes that conductors exploit the music for their own personal gain, so rather, he looks on them in a negative light. To show his aggravation and irritation, Stravinsky uses the rhetorical device of comparison and contrast to convey his opinion of conductors. He compares the "great"

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    Igor Stravinsky was a Russian Composer, pianist, and conductor born June 17, 1882. He is considered one of the most important and influential composers of the 20th century. Igor’s composing career was noted for being creative and different. Igor’s life at school was lonely he once said that he felt no body had any attraction to him. Igor start piano lessons as a young boy he started studying music and started trying to compose. Though he loved music and his parents knew that they expected Igor to

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    Analysis of Firebird by Stravinsky Immediately we are introduced to the leitmotif, major and minor thirds, within a tritone. This returns at bars 15 - 18 and at various other parts in the suite of which I will later elaborate. Within the opening few bars the pizzicato and legato combined in the cello and bass section produces an ominous opening to the work. The base drum roll and the murky off beat and horn entry at bar 5 makes it clear that it is evil magic. One of Stravinsky’s traits that

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    Given the name Igor Fydorovich Stravinsky at birth, Sir Igor was born on June 17, 1882. He was a Russian born American performer. He earned his middle name “Fydorovich” from his dad whose first name was Fyodor. He was a naturalized French and American composer, pianist and conductor. He was born in Oranienbaum a suburb near Saint Petersburg, Russia. He lived a very successful and wonderful life. He came to the United States in 1939 and he renewed his interest in popular music, by writing new pieces

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    Igor Stravinsky was born in 1882 and lived to be nearly ninety years old, dying in 1971. What accomplished during his lifetime changed the music world and inspired many musicians to come. He was a very disciplined pianist who loved composing and thinking outside the box. But how did he begin his musical career? What was his music like? Why did he compose and who did he compose for? Igor Stravinsky was born near St. Petersburg, Russia into a very musical family. His father was famous for being an

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    Igor Stravinsky was a Russian composer who reformed 20th-century music, and incited disturbances with The Rite of Spring. Stravinsky composed masterpieces in every genre. Russian-born American composer Igor Stravinsky is widely considered one of the great geniuses of modern music. His innovations in tone, rhythm, and harmony were revolutionary in their day, and his compositions have been universally acclaimed. Stravinsky's was known for his stylistic diversity. He changed the way composers thought

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    changes in the arts across all mediums. This paper will explore the modernity of Igor Stravinsky’s compositions and Pablo Picasso’s painting. Both of these men helped form their respective arts into the modern form that they now are today. Igor Stravinsky was born near St. Petersburg, Russia in 1882. His father was a bass singer in the Imperial Opera, therefore he was well verse in music at an early age. He began piano lessons while a young boy and began to understand theory. He continued his studies

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    Debra Genaidy MUSI 1306 WW1 November 16, 2014 Concert Critique: The Charles W. Eisemann Center. Plano Symphony Orchestra. Igor Stravinsky “The Rite of Spring” Russian-born Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky is one of the most renowned and significant composers of all time. His ground-breaking styles of tone color, rhythm, and harmony had profound impact on artists in the fields of music, painting, and choreography. Stravinsky’s influence had international reach and, though

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