Vous êtes sur la page 1sur 36

Neoclassicism

- Twentieth-century trend, particularly


in the period between the two World
Wars.
- Composers sought to return to
"Classicism" in 17th, 18th century.
- Neoclassicism was a reaction
against the emotionalism and
formlessness of late romanticism.

* Neo-baroque
* Neo-classic


1891
Born in April 23
at Sontsovka

At the age of 5, received
piano lessons from his
mother.

Composed his first pian
o piece, Indian Gallop.
1891 1900
Born in April 23
at Sontsovka

At the age of 5, received
piano lessons from his
mother.

Composed his first pian
o piece, Indian Gallop.
January :
First trip to Moscow
First introduction to Opera

1891 1900 1902
Born in April 23
at Sontsovka

At the age of 5, received
piano lessons from his
mother.

Composed his first pian
o piece, Indian Gallop.
January :
First trip to Moscow
First introduction to Opera

St. Petersburg
Introduced to Taniy
ev and Gliere.
1904
Enrolled to St. Pete
rsburg Conservatoir
e.
Studied under Rims
ky-Korsakov

1904 1906
Enrolled to St. Pete
rsburg Conservatoir
e.
Studied under Rims
ky-Korsakov

Met Miaskovsky
and first debut at
the Evenings of
Contemporary
Music

1904 1906 1910
Enrolled to St. Pete
rsburg Conservatoir
e.
Studied under Rims
ky-Korsakov

Met Miaskovsky
and first debut at
the Evenings of
Contemporary
Music

July:
his father died.

Composed
Autumn and D
reams

1914
Graduated from Co
nservatory, won Ru
binstein Prize.

First trip to Europe

WWI began

1914 1917
Graduated from Co
nservatory, won Ru
binstein Prize.

First trip to Europe

WWI began

February Revoluti
on
October Revolutio
n

Composed Classi
cal Symphony, Pia
no Sonata No.3

1914 1917 1918
Graduated from Co
nservatory, won Ru
binstein Prize.

First trip to Europe

WWI began

February Revoluti
on
October Revolutio
n

Composed Classi
cal Symphony, Pia
no Sonata No.3

Moved to America.


1920
Tour to Paris
Great success

Settled down in Paris

Composed a ballet musi
c, The Steel Step
1920
Tour to Paris
Great success

Settled down in Paris

Composed a ballet musi
c, The Steel Step.
1923
Married to Lina Lubera

December: Mother died

Composed Symphony #
2 in D minor and #3 in C
major.
1936
Moved to Moscow but c
ontinued his tour to Eur
ope and America.

Romeo & Juliet

1936
Moved to Moscow but c
ontinued his tour to Eur
ope and America.

Romeo & Juliet

1937
Theatrical works with no
n-Soviet literary subject
matter.

Peter and the Wolf
1936
Moved to Moscow but c
ontinued his tour to Eur
ope and America.

Romeo & Juliet

1937
Theatrical works with no
n-Soviet literary subject
matter.

Peter and the Wolf
1940
Stalin governme
nt denounces F
ormalism in musi
c

Composed Cant
ata for the Twent
ieth Anniversary
of the October R
evolution.
1943
Receives his first Stalin
Prize for Piano Sonata
No.7
1943
Receives his first Stalin
Prize for Piano Sonata
No.7
1953
March:
Died from brain hemorrha
ge.
Date: 1907, revisited 10 years after; 1917
Form: Sonata-Allegro form
Tempo: Allegro Tempestoso, Moderato, Piu Lento and Poco Piu mosso
Time signature: 4/4, 12/8 and 3/2 twice
Structure: 1 movement

Exposition (1 - 93): 2 subject groups and 4 themes
Development (94 - 153): 4 developed themes
Recapitulation (154 - 234): returns of 3
rd
and 4
th
themes
Introduction
1
st
theme
2
nd
theme
2
nd
theme
3
rd
theme
3
rd
theme
4th theme
4th theme and Codetta