The Rite of Spring

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Stravinsky’s orchestral work, Le Sacre du Printemps, has an extraordinary primal rhythm that amply describes Darwinian evolution, the hardwired compulsion of reproduction and the irresistible urgency among all living creatures to continue the thread of germplasm into the future. “Life will find a way”, against all odds and adversities, even when a monstrous 99.9% of all species that ever existed are now extinct.