Igor Stravinsky

  • What are the dates for Stravinsky?
  • In what country did Stravinsky spend the majority of his life?
  • What is considered to be Stravinsky’s first masterpiece?
  • Which composers had a very strong influence on the  music of Stravinsky?
  • Who was Sergei Diaghilev and why was he important?
  • How many works did Stravinsky compose?
  • What instrument did Stravinsky play?
  • Why is May 29th, 1913 one of the most important dates in music history?
  • What are the “three periods” of Stravinsky’s output and what are their dates? 
  • What are some of the characteristics of Neoclassic music?
  • What is the supreme achievement of Stravinsky’s Neoclassic period (and his longest work, by far)?
  • What rhythmic techniques were revolutionary in The Rite of Spring?
  • Why does the harmony in The Rite of Spring seem so harsh at times?
  • How does Stravinsky’s use of serialism differ from Schoenberg’s serialism?

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