The Rite of Spring

WNYC’s Sara Fishko has been sifting through endless recordings and recollections of Stravinksy’s The Rite of Spring. As we work our way up to its celebrated centenary on May 29th, some recommendations for listening…in this edition of Fishko Files.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more on The Rite of Spring, check out the hour special, Culture Shock 1913: Sara Fishko and guests consider the unsettling, shocking art of the early 20th century, and how that dramatically changing era mirrors our own.  

For more on The Rite of Spring, check out the hour special, Culture Shock 1913: Sara Fishko and guests consider the unsettling, shocking art of the early 20th century, and how that dramatically changing era mirrors our own.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

To learn more about the recordings heard in this edition of Fishko Files...

  • Stravinsky: Le Sacre du printemps: 100th Anniversary Collector’s Edition, including an audio documentary on The Rite, is available on Amazon.
  • Leonard Bernstein Conducts Stravinsky and Sibelius, the DVD mentioned in this Fishko Files, is available here
  • Check out pianist Jon Kimura Parker's Rite, here.
  • Leonard Bernstein conducting The Rite of Spring, from 1958, has been recently re-mastered and is now available on CD here

 

 

WNYC Production Credits...

Mix Engineer: Wayne Shulmister

Associate Producer: Laura Mayer

Managing Editor, WNYC News: Karen Frillmann