"Threnody -- for the victims of Hiroshima"
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra in A major, K. 622
Along with the "Freemasons´ Music", the A major Clarinet Concerto is one of the last works Mozart was able to complete. Originally, Mozart had wanted to compose a concerto for bassett horn, but then changed his mind and completed the score in...more
"Le Sacre du Printemps" (The Rite of Spring)
In the ballet "Le Sacre du Printemps" ("The Rites of Spring") Igor Stravinsky brings to the stage his vision of an archaic, pagan custom: "Old, wise men sit around in a circle and watch the death dance of a young girl who is to be sacrificed to...more