Essays Tagged: "Rite of Spring"

A biography on Serge Diaghilev. Goes into his life, dances, performers, and includes a bibliography.

nsky, Adolph Bolm, and Mikhail Mordkin. (Mara, 45)One of Diaghilev's most well known dances was The Rite of Spring, or Le Sacre du Printemps. This ballet premiered May 29, in 1913. Vaslaw Nijinsky was ... r at the premier in Paris; it was only shown six times afterwards. ( Firebird was another ballet, in 1910. The ballet was choreographed by Fokine, ...

(2 pages) 98 0 3.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Beethoven, Bach, and Bartok.

he war had taken up. Many musicians were ignorant of 20th century masterpiece like Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring and Bartok's string quartets. Radio broadcasters and International music schools help ... pment of a number of musical styles, including the Neo-Classical style. His ballet masterpiece, The Rite of Spring, caused a huge uproar when it premiered in 1913.After the 20th Century's complete lib ...

(13 pages) 193 1 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Music Essay, music of the period 1900-1945, and it's concepts. Submit an essay discussing the comparisons of the concepts of music between two works.

The two works I choose are Igor Stravinsky's "The Rite of Spring", and Rachmaninoff's "Prelude Op. 3 No. 2."INTRODUCTIONThe high value placed ... ever before. The result of these features is that today originality and microtonal tunings.THE RITE OF SPRINGNobody could have expected Igor Stravinsky to go on and produce such a startlingly ... obody could have expected Igor Stravinsky to go on and produce such a startlingly novel work as The Rite of Spring (Vesna svjashčennaja, 1913).Certainly the first night audience was taken by surpr ...

(11 pages) 59 0 4.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

"Dr. Robert A. Moog and His Contribution to Electronic Music"

an art had reached their limit with the acceptance of inharmonic compositions such as Stravinsky's Rite of Spring. Yet, almost theatrically occurring at the right moment, Moog invented the Moog Synth ... his name on them.In 1970 Moog introduced the compact and portable Minimoog, which soon became a favorite of many performers of jazz and rock music. The Polymoog, which was able to produce chords, appe ...

(6 pages) 1916 0 4.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

20th Century Arts and Artist Paper

alled America's most creative and innovative architect (1998). Wright's career spanned 70 years.The Rite of Spring by Igor Stravinsky launched the beginning of modern music (Glass, 1998). Igor Stravin ... ialism which he studied and developed. He was considered a musical revolutionary (Glass, 1998). The Rite of Spring caused a riot in the theater when it was performed in 1913.He reinvented and personal ...

(4 pages) 58 0 0.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Art Essays