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Nicholas Roerich: archaeology and ‘The Rite of Spring’

June 11, 2017 2 Comments
Nicholas Roerich: archaeology and ‘The Rite of Spring’

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales’s  concert on Friday in the Brangwyn Hall had a well-matched programme: Stravinsky’s The rite of spring, preceded by Prokofiev’s Scythian suite and Ravel’s piano concerto in G major.  All are brilliant works, written within twenty years of one another, and all feature the strongest of rhythms and cross-rhythms.  Prokofiev […]

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