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In celebration of Igor Stravinsky's iconic Rite of Spring, premiered May 29, 1913, present-day Boosey & Hawkes composers discuss how Stravinsky has impacted their lives and music, and the enduring legacy of The Rite over 100 years later.

Featured composers (in order of appearance): Sean Shepherd, David T. Little, Sebastian Currier, Steve Reich, Anna Clyne, and Steven Mackey

Watch the Rite of Spring Official #BHStudyScore video

Music:
The Rite of Spring
Composed by Igor Stravinsky
Performed by Lorin Maazel and The Cleveland Orchestra
Courtesy of Telarc/Concord

Special thanks to the Fondation Igor Stravinsky and Sony Classical for their generous permission to use their photographs in this film.

Images:
Stravinsky (ca. 1927), courtesy George Grantham Bain Collection, US Library of Congress; Stravinsky conducting (1962), courtesy Brazilian National Archives; "Stravinsky Conducts Le Savre du Printemps," courtesy of Sony Classical; Stravinsky at the Seattle Airport (1952), courtesy of Fondation Igor Stravinsky; "Igor Stravinsky Conducting L'Histoire du Soldat Suite," courtesy of Sony Classical; "Stravinsky conducts Cantata (1952), Mass (1948), In Memoriam Dylan Thomas (1954)," courtesy of Sony Classical; "Stravinsky Conducts Favorite Short Pieces," courtesy of Sony Classical; "Stravinsky Conducts Music for Chamber and Jazz Ensembles," courtesy of Sony Classical

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