A page from the original manuscript of Stravinsky's 'The Rite of Spring'—showing a few bars from The Sacrificial Dance—in the composer's own hand, with corrections, annotations and scribbles. via Steven Elcock
The Fabulous Beast production of 'The Rite of Spring' by Stravinsky. Fertility rites, ancestor worship, tribal and sexual politics, sacred dance, sacrifice – eternal themes which still connect us powerfully to our origins and to the earth.
The Rite of Spring 1913: Why did it provoke a riot?
LISTEN: Then The Curtain Opened: The Bracing Impact Of Stravinsky's 'Rite' by TOM VITALE May 2013 "Dancers in folkloric costumes, moving unpredictably to pounding chords, characterized the 1913 Rite of Spring premiere in Paris.