Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-04-27 - Publisher: Indiana University Press
When Igor Stravinsky's ballet Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring) premiered during the 1913 Paris season of Sergei Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, its avant-garde music and jarring choreography scandalized audiences. Today it is considered one of the most influential musical works of the twentieth century. In this volume, the
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
Presenting detailed bibliographic information on all aspects of harmony in music, with the broadest possible historical and stylistic palette, this work includes over 2,600 total citations. The sources range from treatises, dissertations, and textbooks to journal articles and book reviews, and are cross-referenced and indexed. This is the most complete
During his career, Stravinsky underplayed his Russian past in favour of a European cosmopolitanism. This study defines Stravinsky's relationship to the musical and artistic traditions of his native land and provides a dramatic new picture of one of the major figures in the history of music.
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Pendragon Press
The efforts of the three collaborators resulted in a spectacle that bore little resemblance to ballet. During the premiere at the Theatre des Champs-Elysees on May 29, 1913, Parisians were incited to riot by the strange tension of the dancing and stark contrasts of the music and decor. The premiere