The Rite of Spring

The Rite of Spring

By Igor Stravinsky Piano Duet (1 Piano, 4 Hands) Book Level: Advanced Item: 00-K09521
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The Rite of Spring was commissioned as an orchestral work for a ballet and premiered in Paris in 1913. Differing views of both the music and choreography led to a riot by the audience. The piece is divided into two parts: "The Adoration of the Earth" and "The Exalted Sacrifice." Stravinsky's piece has many defining characteristics, such as its polytonalities, polyrhythms, ostinato layers, and dissonance. This piano reduction for one piano, four hands was written by Stravinsky.

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Series: Kalmus Edition
Composed by: Igor Stravinsky
Instrument: Piano
Format: Book
Page Count: 88
Item Number: 00-K09521
ISBN 10: 0-7692-6126-4
ISBN 13: 978-0-7692-6126-3
UPC: 029156067538

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