The Rite of Spring for Piano Four Hands

The Rite of Spring for Piano Four Hands Composed for Sergei Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes, The Rite of Spring premiered in 1913 at the Th tre des Champs-Elys es in Paris. Igor Stravinsky’s harmonically adventurous score–along with a scenario of pagan sacrifice and Vaslav Nijinsky’s unconventional choreography–excited both opposition and support, and the event s climax[…]