By Stephen Walsh
In this moment and ultimate quantity of Stephen Walsh's acclaimed biography, the writer strains and illuminates Stravinsky's more and more advanced and infrequently agonised kin existence and his crucially very important dating along with his affiliate Robert Craft.
As a musicologist and critic, Walsh is ready to communicate with authority and wit not just approximately Stravinsky's lifestyles, but in addition approximately his paintings, expertly following the composer's musical trip from the neoclassicism of his overdue French and early American sessions, via his early essays in serial process, and on eventually to the fabulous complexities of this protean genius's ultimate works.
Based on exhaustive examine, Stephen Walsh uncovers new and arguable fabric, making this the second one quantity of the main definitive biography of the main major and influential composer of the 20th century.
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