Switched-On Rite Of Spring

Synthesist Marc Spooner (keyboardist for American symphonic progressive rock band Metaphor) has recorded an all-synthesizer (plus Mellotron) switched-on version of Stravinsky’s Rite Of Spring, in time for the 100th anniversary of the ballet. “I’ve always been a huge fan of the Wendy Carlos and Tomita and Synergy albums and no one had ever done an electronic version… Read More Switched-On Rite Of Spring

Stravinsky Remixed

The Metropolis Ensemble will perform what sounds like it will be an interesting take on Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring, called The Rite: Remixed tonight at Prospect Park in Brooklyn. Composers Ryan Francis, Leo Leite, and Ricardo Romaneiro have reimagined the Rite of Spring as a piece for chamber orchestra and live electronics. You can… Read More Stravinsky Remixed