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16 June 2016, 12:50
Follow each intricate line of Stravinsky’s masterpiece, thanks to this clever and rather pretty visualisation.
Igor Stravinsky’s The Rite Of Spring is undoubtedly one of the most influential works of modern times, regardless of whether you think it’s a modernist masterpiece or just a load of stupid clattering.
One of the most interesting things about it, though, is its orchestration. This excellent video shows you just how each orchestral part works with its neighbours to produce Stravinsky’s unique textures.
See how the intricacies of this piece work together to create a whole: