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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Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. I gu I found Stravinsky’s comments on melody. Stravinsky is not poet, philosopher, or speaker. Aug 17, Matt rated it really liked it. Sep 04, Pipebre rated it it was amazing. An excellent resource for learning about the creative process in music composition and even all other art forms.
Aug 20, Larry Sunderland rated it it was amazing. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography sravinsky and more. One of the first indications of this interest in classical music was heard in his ballet Pulcinella May 31, Barnaby Thieme rated it it was ok Shelves: Originally delivered in his preferred French, I read the English translation.
Poetics of Music in the Form of Six Lessons
Jul 23, Adam Cherson rated it liked it. Six Drawing Lessons William Kentridge. I am still glad to have read it, and would recommend it as an important read. Now I want to know more about him. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Nov 17, Jordan Kinsey rated it really liked it. May 15, Steve marked it as to-read Shelves: Perhaps I am just so indoctrinated by this current state of cultural affairs that I resist his notion that tone poems and musical dramas and overt musical symbolism are somehow antithetical to musical expression.
He also published a number of books throughout his career, almost always with the aid of a collaborator, sometimes uncredited. Given as part of the Charles Eliot Norton lectures, these compact essays provide an insight into the mind of one of the greatest composers of the twentieth century.
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Aug 03, Stas rated it it was amazing Shelves: While dealing with his chosen topics–the phenomenon of music, the composition of music, musical typology, the avatars of Russian music, and the performance of music–he musicc his reverence for tradition, order and discipline. The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures. The Performance of Music Epilogue show more.
Whatever diminishes constraint, diminishes strength. Every concert-goer and lover of music will take keen pleasure in his notes about the essential features of music, the process of musical composition, inspiration, musical types, and musical exe One of the greatest of contemporary composers has here set down in delightfully oof fashion his general ideas about music and some accounts of his own experience as a composer.
In his autobiography, Chronicles of My Life, written with the help of Walter Nouvel, Stravinsky included his infamous statement that “music is, by its very nature, essentially powerless to express anything at all. Every concert-goer and lover of music will take keen pleasure in his notes about the essential features of music, the process of musical composition, inspiration, musical types, and musical execution.
Aug 24, Jennifer Rose rated it liked it Shelves: Most of these essays are extremely opinionated and very musically stravibsky, which is ironic considering his place in the canon of classical music as a rebel. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Seferis, who was Greece’s ambassador to London inhas done much to integrate the unique Greek heritage with avant-garde European poetry.
Harvard University Press Amazon. Join Our Mailing List: Mar 02, Simon Mcleish rated it it was ok. The Russian Revolution of and the Communist dictatorships that followed kept him away from his native land until We are now a culture that accepts and even champions the musical drama and the tone poem.
Poetics of Music in the Form of Six Lessons — Igor Stravinsky | Harvard University Press
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. Stravinsky represents another high point of creativity for me.
He is regarded as one of the greatest poets of his time.
He might hav Great composer and musician. I found Stravinsky’s comments on melody. Return to Book Page. Every concert-goer and lover of music will take keen pleasure in his notes about the essential features of music, the process of musical composition, inspiration, musical types, and musical execution. Great composer and musician. These three piecesThe FirebirdStravlnskyand The Rite of Spring established Stravinsky ugor the foremost musical innovator in his use of syncopated and irregular rhythms and harsh-sounding harmonies.
Now this desire can never find true nourishment in endless variety. Our recent titles are available via Edelweiss. Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky was a Russian composer, pianist, and conductor.
One of poeetics rare, protean spirits that comes along only once or twice a century. There are composers like Arnold Schoenberg and Pierre Boulez who are also gifted communicators and insightful students of music history and theory.