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Giselle, ou Les Wilis


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Adolphe Adam (1803—1856)

 

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‘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 Petersburg 1842. Modern prods. are based on Petipa's last St Petersburg prod. of 1884. The Wilis are the ghosts of girls who die before their intended marriages.

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