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Experiencing Stravinsky free pdf In Experiencing Stravinsky, music historian Robin Maconie takes a completely fresh approach to understanding the great composer's works, explaining what makes Stravinsky's "sound" unique and what we, as listeners, need to know in order to appreciate the variety and brilliance of his compositions. In the author's deft hands, Stravinsky's long musical career is a guided tour through 20th-century history, from Czarist Russia and two world wars to the height of the Hollywood era and the birth of the information age-and it is an operating manual to getting the most out of his music.

About Robin Maconie

Robin Maconie is a composer and musicologist. He is the author of several books on music and philosophy, including Avant Garde: An American Odyssey from Gertrude Stein to Pierre Boulez (Scarecrow, 2012), Musicologia: Musical Knowledge from Plato to John Cage (Scarecrow 2010), and Other Planets: The Music of Karlheinz Stockhausen (Scarecrow, 2005).

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Author : Robin Maconie
Publisher : Scarecrow Press
Data Published : 28 February 2013
ISBN : 0810884305
EAN : 9780810884304
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 274 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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