Lesson 1
Creating The Dissonance And Irregularities In "The Rite Of Spring" - Part 1
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Wright, Craig, MUSI 112 Listening to Music, Fall 2008. Yale Open Course Ware: Music, Accessed 6/10/14, http://oyc.yale.edu/music/musi-112/lecture-22 License: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 In this final formal lecture of the course, Professor Wright discusses Modernism, focusing on Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring. He explores several musical reasons why The Rite of Spring caused a riot at its 1913 Paris premiere. Professor Wright then goes on to share with the class one of his favorite pieces, by Gustav Mahler, the orchestral Lied "Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen." After an enumeration of this piece's qualities, Professor Wright ends the class with a paean to classical music and an exhortation to all to preserve this great tradition.

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