The Rite of Spring: Early 20th Century Classical Music

in Daily Programme, Radio Riel Main

by Gabrielle Riel on Thursday, 29 May, 2014

Oné hundred and one years ago on this date, an uproar at the Paris Opera House shook not only the streets of Paris, but ushered in a new era in classical music.

In honor of the infamous première of The Rite of Spring on May 29, 1913, today’s program on Radio Riel’s Main stream features classical music from the early 20th century. It features music from Igor Stravinsky, Claude Debussy, Maurice Ravel, Erik Satie, Sergei Prokofiev, Nickolai Rimsky‐Korsakov, Manuel de Falla, Ottorino Respighi and more.

Today’s program is presented by Gabrielle Riel. If you are in the United States, please click here to launch the Stream Licensing player. To listen from outside of the United States, click here to start your player .


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Stephen Malinowski May 29, 2014 at 09:19

To celebrate the anniversary of the Rite of Spring, here's an animated graphical score of it:


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