Stravinsky and the Strange Case of the Chicken and the Wooden Leg

May 11, 2012 | Categories: Blog | Tags: , ,

I just found myself googling ‘ “Stravinsky” “stick a deckchair up your nose” ‘. Let me explain, lest you think this is a sign of further mental degeneration: I recently read a wonderful book on the master conductor Pierre Monteux, who, amongst other notable¬†achievements, conducted the premiere performances of Petrouchka and the Rite of Spring. [...]

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