Tag Archives: Stravinsky

Transcription, Recomposition and Reimagining

I wrote a little on what my idea of Good Music is in a recent post about Nina Simone.  That idea is at the center of what this blog is about.  Another notion I expressed in the “About” page of … Continue reading

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The Firebird

“The world is full of magical things, Patiently waiting For our senses to grow sharper” – W.B Yeats   Another ancient myth that appears in many cultures deals with a magical Firebird.  One of the earliest versions may be the … Continue reading

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Igor’s Asymmetry Racket

The last post was about the scandalous uproar at the ballet premiere of The Rite of Spring.  The riot at opening night of The Rite is one of the most famous stories in music.  On February 18, 1914 the music … Continue reading

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