The epic dance of the virgin is a violent display of aggressive, asymmetric rhythm and juxtaposing shapes.
The Rite of Spring
The Sacrificial Dance
103.5" x 115.5"
acrylic on Canvas
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
Listen to the TSO's full 2013 performance of Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring: