STRAVINSKY - RITE OF SPRING - QUIZ

National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain

Conductor - Thomas Adès

Composer - Igor Stravinsky

Video streaming from BBC Proms

Date of concert - 6th August 2017


"Pictures of Pagan Russia in Two Parts", Stravinsky’s fiery music

describes primitive rituals that celebrate the coming of spring.

A young girl is chosen as sacrifice and dances herself to death.

There was a riot at the Premiere performance in 1913.


With thanks to Christine Travis for ‘Igor Stravinsky’ Slideshare


Numbers are the game for the fun MIX MATCH QUICK QUIZ

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Stravinsky from Christine Travis

DRAG YOUR BEST ANSWERS RIGHT TO LEFT
OPENING
NUMBER HORNS
TIMP PLAYERS
TIMP BOOMS: 9”
FADEOUT
FANTASIA
TRUMPETS+HORNS
10
2
11
STRINGS+TIMPANI
1940