Stravinsky, Rite of Spring [Week II]

Consider how the following scenes from the Rite are “classical” in their conception; that is, in what ways do they adhere to the conventions of classical ballet forms (both musical and dance forms)?

DANCES OF THE YOUNG GIRLS (finishes around 6:24)

SPRING ROUNDS (finishes around 11:37)

20. May 2013 by Matthew Hall
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