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Igor Stravinsky
   composed the opera   
The Rake's Progress
Based loosely on 8 paintings of William Hogarth, first performed in 1951
Igor Stravinsky
   composed   
The Rite of Spring
Caused a riot at the premier performance in Paris in 1925
Igor Stravinsky
   composed   
The Firebird
1910
Igor Stravinsky
   composed   
Dumbarton Oaks
1938
Igor Stravinsky
   composed   
Petrushka
Ballet story about a puppet come to life
Igor Stravinsky
   composed   
A Soldier’s Tale
Parable about a soldier who trades his fiddle to the devil
Igor Stravinsky
   composed   
Symphony of Psalms
Three-movement work for chorus and orchestra
Igor Stravinsky
   composed   
Pulcinella
1919-20
Igor Stravinsky
   composed   
Jeu De Cartes
1936
Igor Stravinsky
   composed   
Mavra
(1922) Based on "The Little House in Kolomna" by Aleksandr Pushkin. Stravinsky once named Mavra as the best thing he'd done.
Igor Stravinsky
   composed   
The Rake's Progress
(1951) A moral lesson based on William Hogarth's series of paintings and engravings entitled "A Rake's Progress" (1733-1735). Recounts the adventures of Tom Rakewell, who is seduced into abandoning his Anne Trulove by the devious Nick Shadow, who (duh) later reveals himself as the Devil.
1913
   was the year   
Igor Stravinsky Premiered "The Rite of Spring"
In Paris; riot breaks out in the hall. I didn't think it was that bad.
1971
   was the year   
Igor Stravinsky Died
Russian composer
'Symphonie Des Psaumes'
   was composed by   
Igor Stravinsky
1930 - Symphony of Psalms
'Symphony in Three Movements'
   was composed by   
Igor Stravinsky
1945
Igor Stravinsky
   composed   
The Fairy's Kiss
1928, ballet
Igor Stravinsky
   was born in   
Russia
Influential neo-classical composer; The Rite of Spring
Igor Stravinsky
   composed   
"Four Russian Peasant Songs"
Stravinsky, 1882-1971
Igor Stravinsky
   composed   
"Tres Sacrae Cantiones"
Biblical or other sacred texts
Igor Stravinsky
   composed   
Violin Concerto in D (1931)
Pierre Boulez
   recorded   
Igor Stravinsky
6 CD's; Deutsche Grammophon, 2010
Igor Stravinsky
   composed   
Movements for Piano and Orchestra
1959
Igor Stravinsky
   is buried in   
Cimitero Di San Michele, Venice, Italy
Composer, d. 1971
Igor Stravinsky
   composed   
"Elegy for J.F.K."
For baritone or mezzo-soprano and three clarinets; 1964
Igor Stravinsky
   composed   
"Pastorale"
For vocalise soprano and piano, 1907






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