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The Sonic Beauty of Igor Stravinsky

After a long week beset from all sides with city sounds and industrial rhythms, there is nothing more soothing to my ears and mind than the sonic beauty of Igor Stravinsky‘s compositions. Listening to the following three clips, one can easily understand Frank Zappa‘s affinity for this man and his music:
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Igor Stravinsky – Composer of the Week

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Donald Macleod explores the life of Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971) in this five part BBC Radio 3 documentary:

1. Looking West | 2. Wartime in Hollywood | 3. Craft |
4. A New Method | 5. Return to Europe