Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)

Igor Stravinsky (photo Tully Potter)Igor Stravinsky (photo Tully Potter)

Introduction

From 1910 to 1945, Stravinsky was the single strongest influence on contemporary music. His early ballets – The Firebird, Petrushka and The Rite of Spring – alone were enough to secure his place among the greats. Read the full biography.

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Stravinsky – 10 Essential Recordings

New to Stravinsky? Here's a list of the top 10 recordings to help start your collection...

  1. The Rite of Spring
  2. Petrushka
  3. The Firebird
  4. Pulcinella
  5. Symphony of Psalms
  6. Les noces
  7. The Rake's Progress
  8. Oedipus Rex
  9. Symphony in Three Movements
  10. The Soldier's Tale

Building your Collection

Select a musical category below to explore the finest Stravinsky recordings available.

Orchestral Chamber Vocal Opera

Apollon musagète Works for Violin and Piano Les noces Oedipus Rex

The Firebird Requiem Canticles Les rossignol

Petrushka The Soldier's Tale The Rake's Progress

Pulcinella Symphony of Psalms

The Rite of Spring

Symphony in C

Symphony in Three Movements

Violin Concerto

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