Based loosely on 8 paintings of William Hogarth, first performed in 1951
Caused a riot at the premier performance in Paris in 1925
Ballet story about a puppet come to life
Parable about a soldier who trades his fiddle to the devil
Three-movement work for chorus and orchestra
(1922) Based on "The Little House in Kolomna" by Aleksandr Pushkin. Stravinsky once named Mavra as the best thing he'd done.
(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.
In Paris; riot breaks out in the hall. I didn't think it was that bad.
1930 - Symphony of Psalms
Influential neo-classical composer; The Rite of Spring
Biblical or other sacred texts
6 CD's; Deutsche Grammophon, 2010
For baritone or mezzo-soprano and three clarinets; 1964
For vocalise soprano and piano, 1907