Igor Stravinsky (1882–1971)

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Igor Stravinsky's father was a singer at the opera, and thus Stravinsky became a student of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov after a short stint as a law student. Very much influenced by Russian composers, only his sponsor Sergei Diaghilev in Paris was able to convince him to try new styles of ballet, e.g. "Le sacre du printemps". Stravinsky was very ... See full bio »

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 2021 La sorprendente experiencia del señor Hager (Short) (stock music)
 2018 Elgar's Enigma Variations (Video)
 2017 La dame aux camélias (music)
 2017 Joshua Bell & The LA Phil (Video) (stock music)
 2016 Stravinsky's Firebird (Video) (stock music)
 2016 Conduct! Every Move Counts (Documentary) (music)
 2015 Playing Portraits (TV Series) (2015)
 2015 Clássicos (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
 2014 New World Symphony Wallcast(TM) Concert 7 (Video documentary) (stock music)
 2014 HUNT (TV Movie) (music)
 2013 Earth Dancing (Short) (composer of original music)
 2013/II Rite of Spring (Short)
 2013 New World Symphony Wallcast Tm Concert 12 (Video documentary) (stock music)
 2013 New World Symphony Wallcast Tm Concert 8 (Video documentary) (stock music)
 2013 Nijinsky: Still Dancer (Documentary short) (archival music)
 2013 All-Star Orchestra (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Music for Theatre (2013) ... (music)
 2012 New World Symphony Wallcast Tm Concert 9 (Video documentary) (stock music)
 2011 The Rake's Progress (stock music)
 2010 Le sucre du printemps (Video) (music)
 2009 Obiettivo sul territorio (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Spazionovecento XXX Edizione (2009) ... (music)
 2008 Le sacre du printemps (Video) (music by)
 2008 Another Man (music)
 2008 The Rake's Progress (TV Movie) (music)
 2006 Sweet Tornado: Margo Jones and the American Theater (TV Movie documentary) (composer: additional music)
 2005 The Firebird (TV Special)
  Great Performances (TV Series) (music - 1 episode, 2005) (music by - 1 episode, 1993)
- 'Jewels' from the Paris Opera Ballet (2005) ... (music: "Capriccio for Piano and Orchestra")
- Oedipus Rex (1993) ... (music by)
 2005 Le rossignol (TV Movie) (music by)
 1995 The Rake's Progress (TV Movie) (music by: "The Rake's Progress")
 1994 Clovek (Short) (music by)
 1994 The Rake's Progress (TV Movie) (music by)
 1994 40 Years of Dance on BBC Television (TV Movie documentary)
 1993 Cuentos de Borges (TV Series) (conductor - 1 episode)
- Emma Zunz (1993) ... (conductor: "Orphée")
 1992 Opera-Matinee (TV Series)
 1989 Khovanshchina (TV Movie) (arranger: final scene)
 1989 Concerto per l'inaugurazione del Premio Italia (TV Special) (music by)
 1989 Blood (Firebird: lullaby)
 1987 The Soldier's Tale (TV Movie)
 1984 Firebird (Short) (composer)
 1984 Oedipus Rex (TV Movie) (music by)
 1984 Heroes of Today (TV Movie) (composer: stock music - as Igor Strawinski)
 1983 Tzirkus polka (Short)
 1982 Pulcinella och Pimpinella (TV Movie) (music by: "Pulcinella")
 1979 The Rake's Progress, a Fable (TV Movie) (music by)
 1973 Konyok-gorbunok (TV Movie) (stock music)
 1972 Oedipus Rex (TV Special) (music by)
 1971 NET Opera Theater (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Stravinsky Remembered: Part 2 (1971) ... (music: from "Le Rossignol")
 1971 Orchestre Philharmonique de l'ORTF (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Moussorgsky, Stravinsky (1971) ... (music)
 1969 Oedipus Rex (TV Special) (music)
 1968 The Soldier's Tale (TV Movie) (music by: "Histoire du soldat")
 1965 Le rossignol (TV Movie) (music by)
 1964 The Soldier's Tale (music by: "Histoire du soldat")
 1963 The Balcony (music of)
 1962 Festival (TV Series) (music by - 1 episode)
- Stravinsky at 80 (1962) ... (music by)
 1961 Les grands interprètes (TV Series documentary short) (music - 1 episode)
- Michèle Auclair (1961) ... (music)
 1960 Horeograficheskie miniatjury (Documentary) (music - as I. Stravinsky)
 1960 Le soleil (TV Short) (music by: "Petroushka"(excerpt)
 1957 Camera Three (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The Story of the Soldier (1957) ... (music: L'Histoire du Soldat)
 1956 Petroushka (Short) (conductor) / (music arranger)
 1954-1955 Le Cabinet des estampes (TV Series documentary) (music - 2 episodes)
- Grandville (1955) ... (music)
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He was composer for the ballet, "Firebird," in the New York State Theater in New York City with Gelsey Kirkland; Jacques D'Amboise and Gloria Govrin in the cast. Jerome Robbins and George Balanchine were choreographers. IBarbara Karimska was costume designer. Marc Chagall was scenic designer. See more »

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3 Biographical Movies | 7 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | 8 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

I. Stravinskiy | I. Stravinsky | Igor Strawinski


5' 3" (1.6 m)


Vera Stravinsky  (his death) | See more »

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Too many pieces of music finish too long after the end. See more »


Was very much opposed to 12-tone writing, or serialism, early in his career, then turned to that style of composition in the 1950s. See more »

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