LISTEN: Then The Curtain Opened: The Bracing Impact Of Stravinsky's 'Rite' by TOM VITALE May 2013 "Dancers in folkloric costumes, moving unpredictably to pounding chords, characterized the 1913 Rite of Spring premiere in Paris.
A page from the original manuscript of Stravinsky's 'The Rite of Spring'—showing a few bars from The Sacrificial Dance—in the composer's own hand, with corrections, annotations and scribbles. via Steven Elcock
Le Sacre du Printemps - 1913 chorégraphie de Vaslav Nijinsky, musique d'Igor Stravinski, décors et costumes de Nicolas Roerich. The Rite of Spring caused riots. A year later World War 1 changed the world forever.
The Fabulous Beast production of 'The Rite of Spring' by Stravinsky. Fertility rites, ancestor worship, tribal and sexual politics, sacred dance, sacrifice – eternal themes which still connect us powerfully to our origins and to the earth.