Fantasia The Rite of Spring educational online

music by Igor Stravinsky presenting the ballet in its original form as a simple series of tribal dances; section from Fantasia (1940) movie


Walt Disney and his fellow artists presenting the ballet in its original form as a simple series of tribal dances, they've visualised it as a Pageant. As the story of the growth of life on earth.

It's a coldly accurate reproduction, of what science thinks went on during the first few billion years of this planet's existence. So now, imagine yourselves out in space, billions and billions of years ago looking down on this lonely, tormented little planet spinning through an empty sea of nothingness.

Disney's imaginitive re-interpretation of the music to The Rite of Spring features a condensed version of the history of the Earth from the formation of the planet, to the first living creatures, to the age, reign, and extinction of the dinosaurs. The sequence showcased realistically animated prehistoric beasts like Apatosaurus, Triceratops, Stegosaurus, and Dimetrodon, and used extensive and complicated special effects to depict volcanoes, boiling lava, and earthquakes.

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The educational section for every young person who learns online good quality music is included in Fantasia movie music

Directed by Bill Roberts and Paul Satterfield.

Story development: William Martin, Leo Thiele, Robert Sterner, and John Fraser McLeish.

Art direction: McLaren Stewart, Dick Kelsey, and John Hubley.

Background painting: Ed Starr, Brice Mack, and Edward Levitt.

Animation supervision: Wolfgang Reitherman and Joshua Meador.

Animation: Philip Duncan, John McManus, Paul Busch, Art Palmer, Don Tobin, Edwin Aardal, and Paul B. Kossoff.


The Rite of Spring is a ballet and orchestral concert work by the Russian composer Igor Stravinsky. It was written for the 1913 Paris season of Sergei Diaghilev's Ballets Russes company. The original choreography was by Vaslav Nijinsky.

When first performed at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées on 29 May 1913, the avant-garde nature of the music and choreography caused a sensation.

Watch musics from original movie soundtrack