Definition of Stravinsky
1. Noun. Composer who was born in Russia but lived in the United States after 1939 (1882-1971).
Generic synonyms: Composer
Derivative terms: Stravinskian, Stravinskyan
2. Noun. The music of Stravinsky. "Stravinsky no longer causes riots in the streets"
Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Stravinsky Images
Lexicographical Neighbors of Stravinsky
Literary usage of Stravinsky
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The New Music Review and Church Music Review by American Guild of Organists (1906)
"With stravinsky, however, this procedure goes so far as to have ... But here the influence ceases, for stravinsky is as truly Russian as Debussy is French. ..."
2. Joseph Csáky: A Pioneer of Modern Sculpture by Edith Balas (1998)
"stravinsky was also a regular visitor.26 I liked talking to him very much, but it was possibly rather rarely—he was always cornered by many people. ..."
3. Joseph Csáky: A Pioneer of Modern Sculpture by Edith Balas (1998)
"stravinsky was also a regular visitor.261 liked talking to him very much, but it was possibly rather rarely—he was always cornered by many people. ..."
4. Cubists and Post-impressionism by Arthur Jerome Eddy (1914)
"Both the music of M. stravinsky and the choreography of M. Nijinsky are ... M. stravinsky seems as determined to make the hearer sit up as his colleague. ..."
5. The Orchestra by Gian Francesco Malipiero (1921)
"But why does stravinsky transform his instruments and why is he always rich in ... stravinsky draws from it curious tints that appropriately fit the tale of ..."