“In his search for ever more brilliant and pungent tones, Stravinsky led away from the clear colours of Rimsky-Korsakoff’s orchestration to a distortion of the natural timbres of each instrument…This persistent use of extreme colouring eventually becomes as monotonous in its way as the drab shades and muddy impasto of Brahms.”
Constant Lambert

Notes

  1. colourman posted this
Share |