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Boosey & Hawkes
Stravinsky Connections
Discover the music of Igor Stravinsky, one of the 20th century’s most important creative figures, in a series of five podcasts from his publisher Boosey & Hawkes. Jonathan Cross reassesses Stravinsky’s achievement, 50 years after the composer’s death, with a selection of musical examples illustrating the rich variety of his works. Stravinsky’s deep fascination with time and rhythm is explained and the podcasts explore his interests ranging across art, literature, myth, faith, dance and jazz. We join the composer’s journey, from 19th century Russian romanticism, through a sequence...
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Ratings & Reviews
I love this short format, introducing me to new works alongside those I already love and themes to get me thinking.
PodShireLass via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 02/24/21
Now hooked on Stravinsky
I’ve encountered Stravinsky from time to time, but this podcast series has got me hooked on this composer and keen to check out more.
drstephengregson via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 02/09/21
Recent Episodes
Stravinsky’s interaction with composers shaping the Modern Age is explored, from Debussy, Prokofieff and Bartok through to contemporary music.
Published 02/26/21
This episode looks at Stravinsky’s works created after his relocation to the New World, embracing jazz, serialism and Disney.
Published 02/19/21
The roles of myth, faith and memory in Stravinsky’s works is explored, from Russian chant to Greek classicism.
Published 02/12/21
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