Rite of Spring


Something for the weekend.  Igor Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring (1913).  It seems like merely a pleasant piece of music today, but a riot ensued when it, and the ballet it was composed, The Rite of Spring, were performed in Paris on May 29, 1913.

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