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When Stravinsky met Nijinsky : two artists, their ballet, and one extraordinary riot / Lauren Stringer.

Stringer, Lauren. (Author).
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Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library J 780.92 STR (Text) 39206020831770 J Non-Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780547907253
  • ISBN: 0547907257
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: Boston ; Harcourt Children's Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2013]

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The Russian artists Igor Stravinsky and Vaslav Nijinsky were popular in their time: Stravinsky for music, Nijinsky for dance. When their radically new ballet, The Rite of Spring, was first performed in Paris on May 29, 1913, the reaction was so polarized, there were fistfights and riots! Brilliant or disastrous, the performance marked the birth of modern music and dance. Stringer's rhythmic text and gloriously inventive, color-rich paintings capture the wild and imaginative collaboration of composer and choreographer.
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Subject: Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971. Ballets > Juvenile literature.
Nijinsky, Vaslaw, 1890-1950 > Juvenile literature.

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