This Week’s Trivia: Igor Stravinsky

Do you get seasick? Igor Stravinsky didn’t. He got sea drunk. A big difference, he said! If you’re subscribed to our weekly trivia SMS, you saw his direct quote–“I never am seasick. Never. I am sea drunk.” We know and love Stravinsky for his ground-breaking and riot-inducing Rite of Spring. Another bit of trivia —… Continue reading This Week’s Trivia: Igor Stravinsky

Composer of the Week: Igor Stravinsky

Igor Stravinsky wrote a ton of super awesome music — and he is considered by many to be the most influential composer of the 20th century! He is our Composer of the Week. b. June 17, 1882 d. April 6, 1971 “Consonance, says the dictionary, is the combination of several tones into a harmonic unit.… Continue reading Composer of the Week: Igor Stravinsky