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The Sacrificial Dance

103.5" x 115.5"
acrylic on Canvas
Discover the artistic brilliance of Paula Arciniega's 'The Sacrificial Dance,' inspired by Igor Stravinsky's iconic composition, 'The Rite of Spring.' This masterpiece unfolds a visual narrative of the intense dance of the virgin, portraying aggressive, asymmetric rhythms and juxtaposing shapes. Paula's meticulous craftsmanship seamlessly blends raw emotion with intricate design, creating a harmonious symphony of visual storytelling. Explore the depth and complexity of this evocative piece, where every brushstroke pays homage to the vitality and drama of Stravinsky's timeless composition.
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The Sacrificial Dance  by  Stravinsky
Listen from  29:21  to  34:02
With Permission:  2013 Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Recorded live in Roy Thompson Hall, December 4 & 6, 2008  www.tso.ca
TSO
Listen to the TSO's full 2013 performance of Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring: