Still More on Displacement

van den Toorn, Pieter C.
September 2007
Musical Quarterly;Fall/Winter2007, Vol. 90 Issue 3/4, p536
Academic Journal
The article provides information on the aspect of displacement in the music of Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky. It discusses the metrical displacement of repeated motives and chord and the displacement of contrapuntal lines in Stravinsky's music. The overlapping of tonic and dominant harmony which was evident in the composer's neoclassical works is explored. Various interpretations of Stravinsky's rhythmic practice are mentioned to add details. Stravinsky's performance style and personality are also tackled in the article.


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