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  • Shaktit says:
    Stravinsky is a notable author. He wrote an autobiography in , which led to a number of publications including Poetics of Music, a literary work that is distinctive for its scope. He also configured a volume of conversational works with Robert Craft from to Igor Stravinsky died in .
  • Zoloshakar says:
    Craft was ethically bound both to interpret Stravinsky to the outside world and to ensure his status as a 20th-century hero. This according to “Boswellizing an icon: Stravinsky, Craft, and the historian’s dilemma” by Charles M. Joseph, an essay included in Stravinsky inside out (New Haven: Yale University Press, , pp. –).
  • Faekinos says:
    VOLUME I of Robert Craft's projected three-part collection of Stravinsky's correspondence, published two years ago, was especially valuable for what it told us about the composer's character and.
  • Takus says:
    Nov 15,  · Robert Craft, Igor Stravinsky and Vera Stravinsky travelling by motor launch in Venice Photo: Gjon Mili/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images. Robert Lawson Craft was born in .
  • Shakajora says:
    Stravinsky's cultural perspective was changed after Robert Craft became his musical assistant, handling rehearsals for Stravinsky, traveling with him, and later, co-authoring his memoirs. Craft is credited with helping Stravinsky accept tone composition as one of the tools of his trade.
  • Kigall says:
    In response to: Jews and Geniuses from the February 16, issue. To the Editors. While hanging his head in shame for the moral failures of his patron Igor Stravinsky, Robert Craft lifts it long enough to launch a second attack on John Rockwell [NYR, February 16].(The first was some years ago, when he reviewed Rockwell’s book All American Music for NYR.).
  • Aragor says:
    The Ave Maria, Credo and Pater Noster recall the Russian Christian Orthodox tradition. Stravinsky's Mass is for mixed chorus and double wind quintet. It has a sometimes antique flavour as in the medieval flavoured Sanctus (CD 20 tr. 21) but Stravinsky's peppery harmonies in the brass keep us anchored. Babel is for orchestra and narrator.
  • Gogul says:
    Threni is, if you will, the late-life serializing Stravinsky's sequel/answer to Symphony of Psalms, and Robert Craft does an excellent job here. He brings out the sonoroties of different instruments (including orchestral rarities such as the sarussophones of different pitches) to get at Stravinsky 5/5(4).

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