Happy Birthday Igor Stravinsky!

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Happy Birthday Igor Stravinsky!

Post by Hostrauser » Fri Jun 17, 2011 9:49 am

Born June 17, 1882, 129 years ago today.

Enjoy this video of him conducting the end of "The Firebird Suite" with the New Philharmonia Orchestra in 1965 at the age of 82.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5tGA6bpscj8

A bit of a different interpretation from what I'm used to hearing. Notice how detached he has the orchestra playing the finale?

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Re: Happy Birthday Igor Stravinsky!

Post by PGOK » Sun Jun 19, 2011 6:42 pm

And here is Stravinsky's arrangement of "Happy Birthday to You": :bday:


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Re: Happy Birthday Igor Stravinsky!

Post by ZJH » Wed Jun 29, 2011 11:26 pm

We should stage a riot ala "Le sacre du printemps" debut in honor of his birthday.
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