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Giselle

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

Ballet in two acts with choreography by Coralli and Perrot, libretto by Vernoy de Saint-Georges, Gautier, and Coralli, music by Adam, sets by Pierre Ciceri, and costumes by Paul Lormier....

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Giselle

Susan Au.

in The International Encyclopedia of Dance

January 1998; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance. 3828 words.

Full title: Giselle, ou Les Wilis. Ballet in two acts. Choreography: Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot. Music: Adolphe

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Giselle

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

Ballet in two acts with choreography by Coralli and Perrot, libretto by Vernoy de Saint-Georges, Gautier, and Coralli, music by Adam, sets by Pierre Ciceri, and costumes by Paul Lormier....

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LINDENFELD, Giselle - Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 19 words.

20th century, female.

Painter. Portraits.

Giselle Lindenfeld was the wife of the painter Emil Lindenfeld.

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Giselle, ou Les Wilis

Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 67 words.

(‘Giselle, or The Wilis’). Ballet in two acts by Adam to a scenario by Jules-Henri Vernoy de Saint-Georges and Théophile

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Giselle, ou Les Wilis

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

‘Fantastic ballet’ in 2 acts, mus. Adam, choreog. Coralli and Perrot, f.p. Paris 1841. Lib. based on legend recounted by Heine. Carlotta Grisi danced first Giselle. F.p. London, Vienna, St...

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Giselle

Patrick Hanks, Kate Hardcastle and Flavia Hodges.

in A Dictionary of First Names

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 9 words.

Germanic (Frankish):

from gisil ‘pledge’.

Also: Gisèle.

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Giselle

Patrick Hanks, Kate Hardcastle and Flavia Hodges.

in A Dictionary of First Names

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 109 words.

(French)

name of Frankish origin, from the Germanic word gisil ‘pledge’. It was a common practice in medieval Europe to

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Giselle

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 128 words.

The central character of Adolphe Adam’s ballet that bears her name (1841), with a libretto by Jules-Henri Vernoy

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Giselle

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 157 words.

Adele, Aix-la-Chapelle, aquarelle, artel, au naturel, bagatelle, béchamel, befell, bell, belle, boatel, Brunel, Cadell, carousel, cartel, cell, Chanel,

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Giselle

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 157 words.

Adele, Aix-la-Chapelle, aquarelle, artel, au naturel, bagatelle, béchamel, befell, bell, belle, boatel, Brunel, Cadell, carousel, cartel, cell, Chanel,

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