Robin O'Neill, Principal Bassoon of the Philharmonia Orchestra, knows the famous opening notes of The...
Jonathan Cross on Neo-Classicism and Myth | Stravinsky: Myths & Rituals
Stravinsky’s career is punctuated by the retelling of classical myths: Oedipus, Apollon musagète, Persephone, Orpheus, Agon. It was through these myths that Stravinsky found the means to come to terms with the deep sadness and losses of the years of war and revolution through which he lived.
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