Expressiveness in Stravinsky’s Late Works


  • Christoph Flamm Department of Musicology, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany


Igor Stravinsky, late style, serialism, self-reference


Igor Stravinsky’s late style is usually considered in terms of the works’ structure. Following Joseph N. Straus, this article attempts to highlight expressive, semantic and self-referential dimensions in Stravinsky’s late compositions. These dimensions emerge there with particular clarity and partly contradict the usual assessments of this music as abstract and constructivist; as such, they also challenge the composer’s own statements.


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How to Cite

Flamm, Christoph. 2023. “Expressiveness in Stravinsky’s Late Works”. MUZIKOLOGIJA-MUSICOLOGY, no. 34 (June). Belgrade, Serbia:59-68.