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Stravinsky The Rite of Spring

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ISBN-10: 0521622212

ISBN-13: 9780521622219

Edition: 2000

Authors: Peter Hill, Julian Rushton

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The Rite of Spring is Stravinskys most revolutionary work. This important new book provides a comprehensive guide to the work, telling in vivid detail the story of its inception and composition, of the stormy rehearsals which led to the scandalous premiere on 29 May 1913, and of Stravinskys later betrayal of the ballets first choreographer, Vaslav Nijinsky. At the same time, in a radical reassessment of the works musical values, Peter Hill probes beneath the surface of the music to reveal an architectural conception of unsuspected guile and subtlety. A feature of the book is a detailed discussion of the work in performance, drawing on recordings by the Rites greatest interpreters,…    
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Book details

List price: $64.99
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/23/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 184
Size: 5.67" wide x 8.86" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 0.726
Language: English

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