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Seminar 3

The Rite of Spring and Le Tombeau De Couperin

Seminar 3

Seminar 3

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An examination of  how Stravinsky and Ravel turned their piano works into the orchestral masterpieces we know and love.

Selections from composers: Igor Stravinsky (The Rite of Spring), Maurice Ravel (Le Tombeau de Couperin)

Topics covered: Unusual Instrumentation - Harmonic Innovations- Stravinsky Rhythm - Solo versus Tutti - Use of Contrast - Adding harmonic pads- New Material not Present in the Original Piano Score - What is the Role of the Percussion? - How is the Atmosphere Established?

120 minutes.


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