STRAVINSKY

Paper
Following the discovery by Richard Taruskin that Symphonies of Wind Instruments roughly follows the formal layout of the Russian Orthodox Mass for the Dead, this paper discusses issues of form, continuity, pitch structure, and its place in Stravinsky's body of works.   Request full paper
2017 CBDNA poster presentation
This poster offers new ideas of pitch construction in Symphonies of Wind Instruments, understood herein as a liturgical homage to Debussy. This poster investigates the influence of chant on Stravinsky's melodic material. It is a "one-page distillation" of the paper above.