100 years ago this spring the Russian composer Igor Stravinsky and Ballets Russes premiered The Rite of Spring, a revolutionary work of music and ballet that was so different from everything audiences had ever heard that the first performances were considered scandalous. Now, a century later, the music is not quite so revolutionary but still has surprising power. It’s never too early to introduce your child to the vast world of classical music.
Since we live in a digital age, a new visualization, by Jay Bacal and Stephen Malinowski, allows you to ‘see’ the music in a new way:
Who ever said classical music was boring?