An Autobiography
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Printed: 1998 Author: Igor Stravinsky
Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company ISBN: 0393318567
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Paperback - 176 pages Reissue edition (December 1998) Usually ships within 2-3 days.
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While many hundred thousands of pages have been written about Stravinsky, in this book-the composer's first-we hear from the man himself. An Autobiography chronicles the first half-century of Stravinsky's life, all the while offering his opinions and "abhorrences." A Parsifal performance at Bayreuth? "At the end of a quarter of an hour I could bear no more." Nijinsky? "The poor boy knew nothing of music." Spanish folk music? "Endless preliminary chords of guitar playing."