The Rite of Spring ()

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Track Listing
  1. Adoration of the Earth: Introduction
  2. Adoration of the Earth: The Augurs of Spring
  3. Adoration of the Earth: Ritual of Abduction
  4. Adoration of the Earth: Spring Rounds
  5. Adoration of the Earth: Games of the Two Rival Tribes/Procession of the
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  1. Adoration of the Earth: Introduction
  2. Adoration of the Earth: The Augurs of Spring
  3. Adoration of the Earth: Ritual of Abduction
  4. Adoration of the Earth: Spring Rounds
  5. Adoration of the Earth: Games of the Two Rival Tribes/Procession of the
  6. Adoration of the Earth: The Sage/Dance of the Earth
  7. The Sacrifice: Introduction
  8. The Sacrifice: Mystic Circle of the Young Girls
  9. The Sacrifice: Glorification of the Chosen One
  10. The Sacrifice: Evocation of the Ancestors/Ritual Action of the Ancestors
  11. The Sacrifice: Sacrificial Dance
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Those familiar with the Bad Plus know that part of the group's aesthetic is to extend the context and reach of jazz as popular music. Earlier recordings have delivered provocative original compositions alongside standards, modern pop songs and jazz tunes. This album-length performance of Igor Stravinsky's iconic Rite of Spring extends their ouevre with a disciplined twist. Pianist Ethan Iverson, bassist Reid Anderson, and drummer Dave King have pared his score to its essentials and play the entire work. It has been honed ...

The Rite of Spring 2014, Masterworks

UPC: 888430240520

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