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Moon Reindeer


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Ballet in one act with choreography and libretto by Cullberg, music by K. Riisager, designs by P. Falk. Premiered 22 Nov. 1957 by the Royal Danish Ballet in Copenhagen with Vangsaae, Kronstam, and Bjornsson. A Lapp girl is transformed into a white reindeer who lures young men to their deaths, until one of them breaks the spell and the girl is restored to human form. It was revived for the Royal Swedish Ballet in 1959 and for American Ballet Theatre in 1962.

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