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  • There's real savagery in the way in which he and the London Philharmonic remorselessly build Mars to its shattering climax, French wit in the scherzo-like qualities of Mercury and Uranus, and Stravinskian formality in the restraint of Saturn, and, although some conductors would make a bigger deal out of the central section of Jupiter, it's no bad thing that Jurowski doesn't.

    Holst: The Planets – review

  • The music is by the often forbidding Richard Strauss, composing Stravinskian neo-classical orchestral arrangements of Couperin harpsichord pieces.

    Mark Morris Night at the San Francisco Ballet

  • Memoria, a wind quintet that begins by bathing in the elegant yet mercurial textures of Debussy and Janacek and ends with a weirdly Stravinskian chorale (played with great panache by the Imani Winds), was both touching and unexpected.

    Philip Roth���s Grim Everyman Takes a Bow with Tak��cs

  • Julian Grant's music is attractive, and his mix of Stravinskian orchestral colors with mellifluous attic-style modal melodies works beautifully.

    Archive 2006-10-01

  • Hurling Stravinskian rhythms at Schoenbergian harmonies, the young Boulez smashed the musical atom, releasing in the sonatina an explosion of musical violence, nervousness, and instability.

    Unreconstructed Modernist

  • One of them, given in New York during Stravinsky's first American tour in January 1925, appeared in translation in a German newspaper and apparently provoked both Schoenberg's anti-Stravinskian squib entitled "Der Restaurateur," and his little canon about "der kleine Modernsky" in Drei Satiren, op.

    'Jews and Geniuses': An Exchange

  • The finale includes a magnificent - and perilously chromatic - horn solo and a return of the vigorous, Stravinskian scoring of the first movement.

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  • Completed in 1938, during his Neo-Classical period, it makes reference to Bach and filters the Baroque through a Stravinskian prism.

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  • Or else they are chopped off after a few seconds and spliced together in Stravinskian collage fashion.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Stravinskian, but then it's kind of like rock and roll, but it's not-the harmonic fields are more chromatic than rock and roll.

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