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Wild in the Seats (Kindle Single) (English Edition) par [Wolcott, James]
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On an extravagant evening in May one hundred years ago, the scandalous premiere of The Rite of Spring rocked the epicenter of culture and fashion--Paris--and sent aftershocks across the world. Not bad for a ballet! But this was no traditional scamper in tulle and pink toe-shoes, but a bold provocation by a trinity of avant-garde genius: composer Igor Stravinsky, choreographer Vaslav Nijinsky (the first male god of dance), and impresario Serge Diaghilev, founder of the Ballet Russes. Anticipation was high, the audience came ready to rumble, and when the curtain went up, civil war broke out in the seats--an orgy of catcalls, hisses, hecklings, and slaps. Audiences have gotten unruly before and since in the theater, but this was a moment of reckoning that split the young century in two, announcing the birth of modernism and the death of la belle epoque. What happened that riotous night and why does it ring in our ears and bones a century later? James Wolcott, a columnist for Vanity Fair and author of the Kindle Single The Gore Supremacy, takes it apart and puts it back together in Wild in the Seats.

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"The rite of spring" was a real The rite was rotatinturning point in the history of ballet and music. Everything is of interest in this ballet: the historic context, which is the pre World War I period with it's industrial ascendancy and technological innovations , the structures of Stravinsky's music with it's repetitive rhythms, the choreography of Nijinsky which goes against the criteria of beauty of ballet so often followed, costumes and brilliant stage sets.. In this book, neither the genesis, the period, or the implications in art which have followed are expressed. It was a very disappointing read. Or else, you must take it as "hors d'oeuvre" and turn to more exhaustive and rich documentaries, wether writtten or in video.
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HASH(0x93aed03c) étoiles sur 5 Starts with a bang... does NOT end with a whimper 3 juin 2013
Par ChesterM - Publié sur Amazon.com
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James Wolcott's Wild in the Seats is a pacy, stylish, juicily informative salute to the 100th anniversary of one of the 20th century's defining cultural moments -- the premiere of Russian composer Igor Stravinsky's ballet, The Rite of Spring, in 1913. Fortunately for the reader, back then people shocked by an avant-garde ballet didn't just sit there and clap politely at the end for fear of looking "uncool." On the contrary, they booed and hissed and generally made their feelings known as freely as a bunch of drunk soccer fans, and the result was one of the most raucous as well as important theatrical evenings in history.

A master of the cultural essay, Wolcott begins this one in the midst of our unshockable, distracted, gadget-obsessed present. Four friends are dining at a trendy downtown restaurant. There is much chatter about Mad Men, Justified, and other culture-vulture phenomena as beautiful women sweep by, soon followed by "the Talmudic study of the menus." Then something strange,unexpected -- perhaps even "shocking" -- occurs, halting conversation and soon, like a mysterious signal from the past, leading the author to the subject of his book.

Using eye-witness accounts by everyone from Jean Cocteau ("the James Franco of his day, only incalculably more adept") to Gertrude Stein, Wolcott creates a multifaceted account of that legendary evening in Paris, ponders its meaning, and points us firmly back in time without ever losing sight of how what happened 100 years ago continues to influence the present. For those, like myself, who "knew" about what happened that night without really knowing anything at all, this book is a vivid and concise introduction. You can almost smell the sweat flying off the dancers' bodies as they boldly soldier on despite the jeers and catcalls. Today, as Wolcott states near the end, there are no longer "rival factions of opposing tastes clustered in the theater," making a similar scene almost unimaginable. And one of the things I most appreciated about this book is the modesty with which he articulates his hope, but not certainty, that had he been in the audience on May 29, 1913, he would at least "not have been among the booers."

The implicit acknowledgment that art CAN be difficult, and that few of us are capable of instantly appreciating a revolutionary, game-changing masterpiece when we haven't been, ahem, informed in advance that it IS a masterpiece, and that this includes Mr. Wolcott himself, is an especially nice touch coming from such a famously sharp-eyed critic and essayist.
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HASH(0x93aed090) étoiles sur 5 Wolcott without the perfume ads 4 juillet 2013
Par Steve - Publié sur Amazon.com
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As someone who's sought out James Wolcott's writing since his Village Voice days, I like his latest career development: long-form essays in e-book format, where they can be enjoyed without having to hack one's way through the jungles of perfume ads and celebrity hum-jobs choking Vanity Fair. Wolcott's longtime passion for dance dovetails perfectly with his acute cultural criticism in this essay, and if (like me) you've been aware of the topic without really knowing much about it, this essay is the perfect launch area for further exploration.
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HASH(0x93aed360) étoiles sur 5 "The Rite of Spring" stands as the supreme example of something invading lay new." 15 juin 2013
Par Amelia Gremelspacher - Publié sur Amazon.com
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A hundred years ago, "spring went for the solar plexus, leaving much if the opening night audience not so much astonished as aghast." Diaghilev had been the darling of French audiences with his Ballet Russe. Opening night with Nijinsky was not presented to Woodstock equivalent of a rebellious audience in 1913. This performance was presented to the highest arbiters of art in the latest of formal, status disclosing fashion.

What they saw was a tribal group rejecting every virtuosity. Dancers landed clumping straight kneed. The beat was so complex as to require a dance mistress to interpret it to the dances.

And chaos erupted. People got into fist fights. The audience was aghast. Cat calls filled the evening as the orchestra and group completed the ballet unperturbed. This brilliant essay explores the symbolism of the end of an era and compares this rupture with the other breaks in philosophy and in science. In a world of Every conceivable taboo appearing at will on ,ultiple outlets, this story is a striking trip to the land of the shockable.
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HASH(0x93aed258) étoiles sur 5 the rite of spring not so wild 14 janvier 2014
Par Tolya - Publié sur Amazon.com
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"The rite of spring" was a real The rite was rotatinturning point in the history of ballet and music. Everything is of interest in this ballet: the historic context, which is the pre World War I period with it's industrial ascendancy and technological innovations , the structures of Stravinsky's music with it's repetitive rhythms, the choreography of Nijinsky which goes against the criteria of beauty of ballet so often followed, costumes and brilliant stage sets.. In this book, neither the genesis, the period, or the implications in art which have followed are expressed. It was a very disappointing read. Or else, you must take it as "hors d'oeuvre" and turn to more exhaustive and rich documentaries, wether writtten or in video.
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HASH(0x93aed8a0) étoiles sur 5 Didn't finish this one 18 octobre 2013
Par D. Vest - Publié sur Amazon.com
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Eh, boredom. Not a very interesting writer, not a very interesting story, not something I thought about and picked up again later. Feh.
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