Le Sacre du Printemps (The Rite of Spring) Introduction, “Auguries of Spring – Dances of the Young Girls” and “The Ritual of Abduction” Ballet – Igor Stravinsky
How does the music of Stravinsky’s ballet compare to that of earlier composers you have listened to? Based on the music, describe how you think the scenery and the costumes might look. Why do you think this music is described as primitive? Would you be interested in seeing a performance of this ballet? Why or why not?