Catalogue No: M060105388
Stravinsky's The Rite Of Spring is regarded as one of the finest and most progressive examples of orchestration ever composed. The ballet caused riotous objections when first performed, with cluster harmonies that heralded the end of the dominance of diatonic tonalities and the beginnings of an avant-garde approach that would consume postmodern composition. The orchestral writing, following in the footsteps of innovators including Richard Strauss and Claude Debussy, is remarkable in its depth and colour, coaxing previously unheard sounds and instrumental combinations. One of the most distinctive achievements of 20th century composition, presented here in full orchestral score.
No of pages: 156
Language: English, French, German