This iconic passage is noteworthy for the unpredictable way in which Stravinsky
accents these famous chords.

However, if you've listened to The Rite of Spring many times,
perhaps the pattern has become too predictable.

Mr. Stravinsky's Random Accent Generator is here to keep you on your toes.

(Here's the accent pattern that Stravinsky settled on.)

Thanks to RenÚ K÷hler and the National Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra.

Blame this on Michael Monroe:

This site was updated 10/17/2012. The older (slower) version is here.