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Ballet (conte dansé) in 1 act and 3 scenes by Stravinsky, comp. 1909–10 and orig. choreog. by Fokine, with later versions by Bolm, Balanchine, Lifar, Cranko, and Béjart. Prod. Paris 1910 (Diaghilev Ballets Russes). Based on Russ. fairy‐tales. Mus. had 19 sections. Suite, 1911, with orch. as for ballet, had 5 movts.; rev. and re‐orch. (also 5 movts.), 1919; further rev. with orch. as 1919 but with 10 movts., 1945.

Subjects: Dance — Music.


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