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How The Rite Became Possible

Richard Taruskin

in Russian Music at Home and Abroad: New Essays

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520288089
eISBN:
9780520963153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288089.003.0015
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The Rite of Spring is a composition that no one could have predicted at the time Stravinsky met Diaghilev. It took the timely death of Rimsky-Korsakov to make Stravinsky available to the Diaghilev ... More


Prologue: Inaugurating Gestures—Le Sacre du printemps

Lucia Ruprecht

in Gestural Imaginaries: Dance and Cultural Theory in the Early Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190659370
eISBN:
9780190659417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190659370.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

The Prologue investigates The Rite of Spring in a triangular reading. It juxtaposes an analysis of Vaslav Nijinsky’s choreography with two signature texts on the piece, which are also key documents ... More


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