1934 Organic Continuity
Stravinsky has a lively sense of tradition, of the organic
continuity of past and present. I believe that he had it
naturally, but that believing it to be an essential for himself
and for the time, he also cultivated it. For the purposes of his
own development and that of his time he could not identify
himself with "TRADITON" as it was being contemporaneously
developed. Neither could he fall into either of the fundamental
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Book title: Igor Stravinsky.
Contributors: Edwin Corle - Editor.
Publisher: Duell, Sloan and Pearce.
Place of publication: New York.
Publication year: 1949.
Page number: 93.
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