After the Rite (Innbundet)

Stravinsky's Path to Neoclassicism (1914-1925)

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2014
Antall sider: 328
Forlag: Oxford University Press Inc
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780199742936
Omtale: After the Rite
The riot that erupted during the 1913 debut of Igor Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring at the Theatre des Champs-Elysees in Paris has long been one of the most infamous and intriguing events of modern musical history. The third in a series of works commissioned for Sergei Diaghalev's famed Ballets Russes, the piece combined disjunct tonalities, provocative rhythms, and radical choreography that threw spectators and critics into a literal fury. In the century following its premiere, The Rite of Spring has demonstrated its earth-shattering impact on music and dance as well as its immortalizing effect on Stravinsky and his career. Having gained international attention by the age of 30, what direction could Stravinsky's path forward take after the momentus events of 1913? After the Rite: Stravinsky's Path to Neoclassicism (1914-1925) traces the evolution of Stravinsky's compositional style as he searched for his own voice in the explosive musical world of the early 20th century as he respond

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