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
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