Stravinsky revealed! Author/Artist Sally Kindberg reveals Little Tich’s Somersault

Posted on March 19th, 2014 by


Sally Kindberg's brilliant illustration of Stravinsky's 'Little Tich' instrument somersault. From her notebook page drawn at the Kreutzer Quartet Concert at the National Portrait Gallery 14th March 1014 http://www.sallykindberg.co.uk/notebook/about-artist-and-author-sally-kindberg/

Sally Kindberg’s brilliant illustration of Stravinsky’s ‘Little Tich’ instrument somersault. From her notebook page drawn at the Kreutzer Quartet Concert at the National Portrait Gallery 14th March 1014 http://www.sallykindberg.co.uk/notebook/about-artist-and-author-sally-kindberg/

Now, this is wonderful. We have been talking about Stravinsky’s notation of Little Tich’s somersault in his ‘Big Shoe Dance’  in the brilliant ‘Three Pieces for String Quartet’ of 1914. And on her lovely notebook blog, artist/author Sally Kindberg reveals all! And a lovely document of the concert. To find about more about her work, go to http://www.sallykindberg.co.uk/notebook/about-artist-and-author-sally-kindberg/

Here’s the quartet in the space, under the ‘serious men with moustaches’!

Kreutzer Quarttet playing Webern in front of the 1833 Parliament at the NPG 14 314

Kreutzer Quarttet playing Stravinsky in front of the 1833 Parliament at the NPG 14 314

 

Igor Stravinsky-Three Pieces for String Quartet Stravinsky, Igor: Three Pieces for String Quartet (1914 rev.1918) 

Kreutzer Quartet (peter sheppard skaerved-neil heyde-morgan goff-mihailo trandafilovski) 2007

Recording Courtesy of University of Wolverhampton & Colin Still (Optic Nerve)

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