Near-Riot of Spring

Igor Stravinsky, as sketched by Picasso

When Stravinsky’s ballet and orchestral work The Rite of Spring was first performed, at the Theatre des Champs-Elysses in Paris exactly 100 years ago today, the music’s avant-garde nature caused a near-riot in the audience.  Today’s two-diagram puzzle contains a quote from the composer about his artistic medium.

Diagram A:

Diagram B:


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