Perséphone

Igor Stravinsky

Perséphone

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Stravinsky, whose explosive Rite of Spring (1911 - 13) had shaken the very foundations of music, returned to a vernal subject twenty years later with Perséphone (1933 - 34), a three-scene melodrama utterly different in tone from the earlier work. In contrast to Rite of Spring's primitive, pagan celebration, Perséphone ... read more

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