stravinsky's the rite of spring
stravinsky's the rite of spring
The Rite of Spring, Teleradiofond

Rimsky-Korsakov had a private student who would change the course of twentieth century music—Igor Stravinsky. Stravinsky recovered the old to invent the new, going all the way back to pre-Christian rites of spring for his great work of 1913 which infused modern dance with Russian exuberance.


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