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Igor Stravinsky: Collected Essays: Avatar of Modernity

The Rite of Spring Reconsidered

COMPOSER: Igor Stravinsky
PUBLISHER: Boosey and Hawkes - Hal Leonard
PRODUCT FORMAT: Reference Book
RELEASE DATE: June 2013 18 Essays in English This richly illustrated collection of 18 essays provides an overview of current research on “The Rite of Spring,” opening new perspectives on the work and itsimpact. Turning to previously unknown sources, the essays cover the circumstances of the Rite's
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Composer Igor Stravinsky
Editor Heidy Zimmermann
Publisher Boosey and Hawkes - Hal Leonard
Number of pages 501
Product Format Reference Book
Description Product Type Book [Softcover]
Year of Publication 2013
ISBN 9780851628233
UPC 884088870409
Series Boosey and Hawkes Miscellaneous
No. HL48022662
Description
RELEASE DATE: June 2013

18 Essays in English

This richly illustrated collection of 18 essays provides an overview of current research on “The Rite of Spring,” opening new perspectives on the work and itsimpact.

Turning to previously unknown sources, the essays cover the circumstances of the Rite's emergence, its contexts and revolutionary potential, as well as its cultural background, poised between archaism and modernity.The myths surrounding the work are critically examined, and the first century of its international reception is viewed from a wide range of vantage points, from choreographic and musical realizations to the responses of composersand analysts.

With contributions by Jan Assmann, Jonathan Bernard, Tobias Bleek, John E. Bowlt, Esteban Buch, Jonathan Cross, Lynn Garafola, Paul Griffiths, Edmund Griffiths, Claudia Jeschke, Stefanie Jordan, Andreas Meyer,Herfried Münkler, Robert Piencikowski, Swetlana Savenko, Arne Stollberg, Richard Taruskin and Stephen Walsh.
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