21a. Stravinsky - Igor Stravinsky 1882-1971 Russian period...

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Igor Stravinsky 1882-1971
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Russian period Stravinsky's father was a singer of great distinction, who had made a successful operatic career for himself . As a child Stravinsky loved music. From an early age he attended opera and ballet performances . Regular piano lessons started when he was nine . His parents refused to allow him to pursue a musical career .
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Sent to St. Petersburg University to study criminal law and legal philosophy, he graduated in 1905. In the summer of 1902, a few months before his father's death, he met the Russian composer Rimsky-Korsakov through one of Rimsky-Korsakov's sons, who was also a student at the university.
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Rimsky-Korsakov was interested in Stravinsky's early attempts at composition. He advised him not to enter the conservatory for academic training but to pursue his musical studies privately. A year later Rimsky-Korsakov agreed to tutor him privately, mainly in instrumentation.
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The arrangement continued for about
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This note was uploaded on 08/26/2009 for the course MUS 111 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '07 term at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

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21a. Stravinsky - Igor Stravinsky 1882-1971 Russian period...

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