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Beginning of Stravinsky’s Ballet Music

   Igor Stravinsky (1882 – 1971) became well-known because of his ballet music (though he certainly wrote much more than that). This kickstart to his career is not surprising, as he was exposed to Russian ballet greats while growing up (Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s ballets, dancers Anna Pavlova and Tamara Karsavina, etc.) (Joseph 2011, 16). He worked … Continue reading Beginning of Stravinsky’s Ballet Music