Many of them studied with Nadia Boulanger. Fine described the music of Stravinsky and his followers as "diatonic and tonal or quasi-modal", pandiatonic, and concerned with chord spacing and rhythm.
^Moore, Laura McDonald (2008). "Holy Sonnets: La Corona" of Louise Talma: Selected Elements of Texture, Technique, and Text, p.13. ISBN 9780549691990. Cites Berger, Arthur (June 1955). "Stravinsky and the Younger Composers", Score no 12, p.41.