But, as a young and little- known composer approached by Diaghilev, Fokine, Nijinsky, Bakst and Benois in concert, he could scarcely refuse. Although it was The Firebird ballet, first performed in Paris in 1910, that began his international career, and although the orchestral suite has remained his most popular work, he was still a little embarrassed by it years afterwards... Showed first 250 characters
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The original "wastefully large" instrumentation he revised in 1919, when he wrote a second suite, and again in 1945, when he put together a third and longer orchestral suite. Such critical actions, he said, "are stronger than words."
The scenario for Firebird, as adapted by Fokine, follows an old Russian folk tale... Showed next 250 characters
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The first of Igor Stravinsky's three famous early ballets, The Firebird is the most traditional and derivative...