You heartless pagan girl-killers! You KO’d Prokofiev! (Wait, did I just call Prokofiev a girl?)
Team Sergei put up a decent fight — perhaps more of one than some might have expected — but ultimately Team Igor was victorious and Stravinsky exited the ring with about two thirds of the vote. He will advance to the next round, which will occur when I feel like it.
Next up, at the request of TerpsMusic, we turn our attention to France. Saint-Saens and Delibes must have been hiding under the table when the battle horn was blown, because in this corner: don’t ask him to resolve a scale! It’s
And in this corner: don’t tell him how much you love Bolero! It’s
On the one hand, Images pour orchestre. But on the other hand, Pavane pour une infante defunte. Then again, innovation. But then there’s orchestration.
And there you have it. Make. Your. Choice.
(Feel free to try and sway others to your way of thinking in the comments. I will give fair Twitter/Facebook warning regarding when voting closes.)