The Rite of Spring

Introduction Pt. II

144" x 96"
Acrylic + oil on Canvas
This prelude is based on a mysterious chant. Here you hear two simple chords stacked upon each other and a strange melody hovering above, reminiscent of ancient prayer. Full of celestial mystery, here the drama unfolds at the summit of sacred ground.
Introduction Pt II  by  Stravinsky
Listen from  15:39  to  20:03
With Permission:  2013 Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Recorded live in Roy Thompson Hall, December 4 & 6, 2008
Listen to the TSO's full 2013 performance of Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring: