Igor Stravinsky’s Love Of Ragtime and the Cimbalom

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Heard On The Odyssey Series

Stravinsky, a Russian-born composer, pianist, conductor – widely considered one of the most important and influential composers of the 20th century, fell in love with American jazz combos actively performing in Europe in the early 1900’s. He once stated, “the discovery of American jazz was a very important event in my life”…

Stravinsky: Rag-Time For 11 Instruments; Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the London Sinfonietta, CD: Stravinsky: Pulcinella; Octet; Renard the Fox; Rag-time, Sony Classical, 1991

Episode Credits

  • Dr. Jonathan Øverby Host
  • Britny Williams Technical Director

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