Stravinsky

13 Days When Music Changed Forever - Program 09:<br>May 29, 1913: Premiere of "The Rite of Spring"

The premiere of the ballet, “The Rite of Spring.” Stravinsky’s completely original instrumentation, rhythms, and his use of dissonance, have made this work one of the most important of the 20th century, not to mention the riot and ensuing scandal that caused this premiere in Paris to be one of the most shocking in all of performance history.

AIR-DATE
Friday, April 1, 2011 at (All day)
COMMENTS
0

Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring

Savage and primitive, hypnotic and hell-bent, Igor Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring turned Paris into the scene of one of the most astounding opening nights in history. In this episode of Keeping Score, the clutching tendrils of the music pull us back through France and Russia to the wild abandon of pagan times.

AIR-DATE
Thursday, November 9, 2006 at 10pm
COMMENTS
1

Stravinsky: The Players Behind
The Rite of Spring

Of the Rite of Spring, Diaghilev’s ballet master Enrico Cecchetti was quoted as saying “I think the entire thing was done by four idiots.” Learn more about the four men behind The Rite of Spring – Stravinsky, the composer; Roerich, the designer; Diaghilev, the empresario; and Nijinsky, the choreographer.


AIR-DATE
November 2006
COMMENTS
0

Stravinsky: MTT on Meter: Conduct In 4 & 5

Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas demonstrates how he conducts a section of The Rite of Spring in 4-5. Afterwards, he recalls his experience with Stravinsky's unorthodox conducting style.


AIR-DATE
November 2006
COMMENTS
0

Stravinsky: MTT on Meter: Conduct In 3

Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas demonstrates how he conducts a section of The Rite of Spring in 3. Then, try your hand at conducting in this unique interactive game.


AIR-DATE
November 2006
COMMENTS
0

Stravinsky: MTT on Meter: Conduct In 2

Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas demonstrates how he conducts a section of The Rite of Spring in 2. Then, try your hand at conducting in this unique interactive game.


AIR-DATE
November 2006
COMMENTS
0

Stravinsky: MTT on Meter and Conducting

Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas talks directly to you about rhythm and meter, demonstrating how to conduct in 2, 3, and 4-5. Then, try your hand at conducting in this unique interactive game.


AIR-DATE
November 2006
COMMENTS
0

Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring Ballet
Part 2

The second part opens with the Mystic Circles of the Maidens and ends with the Sacrificial Dance. Excerpts present the music, choreography and incredible scenery of Stravinsky’s score and of the ballet. Click “What’s going on” to hear reconstructionist Millicent Hodson describe the movement in the ballet.


AIR-DATE
November 2006
COMMENTS
0

Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring Ballet
Part 1

The Score to The Rite of Spring, Part I, annotated and presented with sketches from the choreographic reconstruction by Millicent Hodson and Kenneth Archer.


AIR-DATE
November 2006
COMMENTS
0

Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring: The Premiere's Story

May 29, 1913, a night that will be forever infamous as a night so chaotic, so outrageous that it incited a riot. Learn more about the events as they transpired at the première of Le Sacre du Printemps that night at Le Théâtre des Champs-Élysées.


AIR-DATE
November 2006
COMMENTS
0
Syndicate content