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The Bad Plus

The Rite of Spring

Sony Masterworks

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The Bad Plus - On Sacred Ground: Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring {Excerpts}
David King talks about how he tackles score for Stravinsky's Rite of Spring / Duke University panel
The Bad Plus: The Band That Never Stops


The Rite Of Spring - Audio Special
1 Introduction
2 The Augurs of Spring
3 Ritual of Abduction
4 Spring Rounds
5 Games of the Two Rival Tribes / Procession of the Sage
6 The Sage / Dance of the Earth
7 Introduction
8 Mystic Circle of the Young Girls
9 Glorification of the Chosen One
10 Evocation of the Igor Stravinsky Ancestors / Ritual Action of the Ancestors
11 Sacrificial Dance
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Sony Music Masterworks releases Igor Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring, arranged and performed by The Bad Plus. The long anticipated recording FEATURING bassist Reid Anderson, pianist Ethan Iverson, and drummer David King takes on one of the most influential works of the 20th century, a complex score fraught with revolutionary experiments in rhythm and metre, tonality and dissonance. The Bad Plus have a well-earned reputation for pushing the limits on what is expected of a piano-bass-drums trio, and for the past 14 years have seen the genre-smashing band creating a distinctive repertoire of inventive original music, along with a series of iconoclastic covers of such divergent artists as Nirvana and Neil Young, Aphex Twin and Ornette Coleman, among others.


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