Rite of Spring

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(Spring the sacred), Fr. Le Sacre du printemps).

Ballet (pictures from pagan Russia) in 2 parts, mus. by Stravinsky, lib. Roerich, choreog. Nijinsky. Comp. 1911–13. Prod. Paris and London 1913, Boston and NY 1924 (concert version). Part I: The Adoration of the Earth, Part II: The Sacrifice. Arr. for pf. 4 hands by composer, 1913. F.p. (cond. Monteux) on 29 May 1913 at Théâtre des Champs‐Elysées was occasion of celebrated riot. F. London concert p. 1921.

Subjects: Dance — Music.

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