Political Animal


May 29, 2013 8:45 AM Daylight Video

By Ed Kilgore

A hundred years ago today, Igor Stravinsky’s Le Sacre du printemps debuted in Paris, and an audience riot broke out. Here’s a snippet of the piece performed by the London Symphony Orchestra with Leonard Bernstein conducting.

Ed Kilgore is a contributing writer to the Washington Monthly. He is managing editor for The Democratic Strategist and a senior fellow at the Progressive Policy Institute. Find him on Twitter: @ed_kilgore.


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