Classical music writer Fran Hoepfner (@) joins Here & Now‘s Robin Young to recall her days as a young percussionist learning to play “Petrouchka,” the groundbreaking ballet music that Russian composer Igor Stravinsky wrote in 1911, and discuss why the piece still sounds fresh today.
Why Stravinsky's 'Petrouchka' Was One Percussionist's Nightmare
By editor • Mar 11, 2017
Originally published on March 10, 2017 3:09 pm
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