Steven Walsh writes: ”Stravinsky’s image of music that ruthlessly excludes anecdote and nuance a music which-so to speak, proves the primacy of form by refusing to admit anything not demonstrably formal , is a specifically modern, post war manifestation of a genuine classical musical purity.”
The Rite of Spring
Unified Variety, Varied Unity #3
96" x 48"
Acrylic + oil on Canvas
The Rite of Spring by Stravinsky
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: