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How Stravinsky Stopped Being a Rimsky-Korsakov Pupil

Yaroslav Timofeev

in Rimsky-Korsakov and His World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182711
eISBN:
9780691185514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182711.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter focuses on a dramatic moment in the life of Igor Stravinsky when he was forced to choose between loyalty to the memory of his beloved teacher Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov on the one hand, and ... More


International Acclaim: Modernist Folklore and a Farewell to the Primitive

Carol A. Hess

in Sacred Passions: The Life and Music of Manuel de Falla

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195383584
eISBN:
9780199864768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383584.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In February 1916, Manuel de Falla and the husband and wife theatrical team of Gregorio and María Martínez Sierra began work on the pantomime El corregidor y la molinera (The Magistrate and the ... More


The Critical Reception of Serge Lifar (1929–1939)

Mark Franko

in The Fascist Turn in the Dance of Serge Lifar: Interwar French Ballet and the German Occupation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780197503324
eISBN:
9780197503362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197503324.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Dance

Chapter 2 analyzes the critical reception of Serge Lifar at the Paris Opera during the 1930s. Evidence is presented of Lifar’s poor critical reception at the start of the decade and the ... More


‘Beautiful, baleful absurdity’: Chinoiserie and Modernist Ballet

Anne Witchard

in British Modernism and Chinoiserie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748690954
eISBN:
9781474422185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748690954.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Drama

The post-war return of Sergei Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes to London in 1918 was heralded by colourful posters of a ‘Chinaman’ complete with trailing pigtail. This was Picasso’s design for the Chinese ... More


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