Teaching Stravinsky : Nadia Boulanger and the consecration of a modernist icon
Boulanger, Nadia Stravinsky, Igor,
Oxford University Press 2015EISBN 019046366X
It was her love of music - especially Stravinsky's music - that drew them together. This book tells the story of the ever-changing nature of Boulanger and Stravinsky's relationship from Boulanger's perspective, tracing their interactions from 1931 to 1971. Throughout, it asks how Boulanger's professional activity during the turbulent twentieth century intersected with her efforts on behalf of Stravinsky and how this facilitated her own influential conversations with the composer about his works while also drawing her into close contact with his family.