By Severine Neff,Maureen Carr,Gretchen Horlacher,Stephen Walsh,John Reef
When Igor Stravinsky's ballet Le Sacre du printemps (The ceremony of Spring) premiered through the 1913 Paris season of Sergei Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, its avant-garde track and jarring choreography scandalized audiences. at the present time it really is one in every of the main influential musical works of the 20 th century. during this quantity, the ballet eventually gets the complete severe awareness it merits, as special song and dance students speak about the that means of the paintings and its far-reaching effect on international song, functionality, and tradition. Essays discover 4 key elements of the ballet: its choreography and circulation; the cultural and old contexts of its functionality and reception in France; its constitution and use of leading edge rhythmic and tonal positive factors; and the reception of the paintings in Russian track historical past and theory.
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Whilst Igor Stravinsky's ballet Le Sacre du printemps (The ceremony of Spring) premiered in the course of the 1913 Paris season of Sergei Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, its avant-garde track and jarring choreography scandalized audiences. at the present time it really is one in all the main influential musical works of the 20th century.
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The Rite of Spring at 100 (Musical Meaning and Interpretation) by Severine Neff,Maureen Carr,Gretchen Horlacher,Stephen Walsh,John Reef