Capriccio espagnol

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Ballet in one act with choreography by Massine in collaboration with Argentinita, libretto by Massine, music by Rimsky-Korsakov, and designs by Mariano Andreu. Premiered 4 May 1939 by the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, Monte Carlo, with Argentinita, Massine, Danilova, and Panaieff. A plotless Spanish-flavoured work involving five dances and four characters: a fortune-teller, a gypsy boy, a country girl, and a peasant. It was filmed in 1941 as Spanish Fiesta. Fokine choreographed a version for his own company in New York in 1924, Olé Toro.

Subjects: Dance.

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