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Maureen A. Carr , After the Rite: Stravinsky's Path to Neoclassicism (1914–1925) ( Oxford and New York : Oxford University Press , 2014 ). xxiv + 328 pp. $58/£37.49. ISBN 978‐0‐19‐974293‐6 (hb).

Maureen A. Carr , After the Rite: Stravinsky's Path to Neoclassicism (1914–1925) ( Oxford and New... DOI: 10.1111/musa.12065 Maureen A. Carr, After the Rite: Stravinsky’s Path to Neoclassicism (1914–1925) (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2014). xxiv + 328 pp. $58/£37.49. ISBN 978-0-19-974293-6 (hb). Maureen Carr’s latest text to explore aspects of Stravinsky’s neoclassicism through detailed source and sketch study – the fruits of many year’s labour in the archives at Basle and elsewhere – follows the familiar form of her earlier work on the composer’s neoclassicism (a monograph on the use of Greek subjects [2002] and two dedicated facsimile editions on the sources and sketches of Histoire du soldat [2005] and Pulcinella [2010]) while simultaneously referencing, extending, theorising and summarising some of its many findings. The result is a series of musicological observations, reflections and invaluable sketchbook transcription material presented alongside motivic and structural analyses compacted into a single text. Not only does it furnish the Stravinsky scholar with insight into the composer’s creative processes and socio-historical-aesthetic background, it provides those more widely interested in sketch-study methodology with a welcome compendium of resources and insights to which they will frequently return. Carr achieves her three primary stated aims (pp. ix–x) across the breadth of the book through an easy narrative style that caters http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Music Analysis Wiley

Maureen A. Carr , After the Rite: Stravinsky's Path to Neoclassicism (1914–1925) ( Oxford and New York : Oxford University Press , 2014 ). xxiv + 328 pp. $58/£37.49. ISBN 978‐0‐19‐974293‐6 (hb).

Music Analysis , Volume 35 (1) – Mar 1, 2016

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DOI: 10.1111/musa.12065 Maureen A. Carr, After the Rite: Stravinsky’s Path to Neoclassicism (1914–1925) (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2014). xxiv + 328 pp. $58/£37.49. ISBN 978-0-19-974293-6 (hb). Maureen Carr’s latest text to explore aspects of Stravinsky’s neoclassicism through detailed source and sketch study – the fruits of many year’s labour in the archives at Basle and elsewhere – follows the familiar form of her earlier work on the composer’s neoclassicism (a monograph on the use of Greek subjects [2002] and two dedicated facsimile editions on the sources and sketches of Histoire du soldat [2005] and Pulcinella [2010]) while simultaneously referencing, extending, theorising and summarising some of its many findings. The result is a series of musicological observations, reflections and invaluable sketchbook transcription material presented alongside motivic and structural analyses compacted into a single text. Not only does it furnish the Stravinsky scholar with insight into the composer’s creative processes and socio-historical-aesthetic background, it provides those more widely interested in sketch-study methodology with a welcome compendium of resources and insights to which they will frequently return. Carr achieves her three primary stated aims (pp. ix–x) across the breadth of the book through an easy narrative style that caters

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