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Sardanapal


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Ballet in four acts with choreography by P. Taglioni and music by Paul Hertel. Premiered 24 Apr. 1865 at the Berlin Royal Opera House. Its plot is a colourful telling of the life of the famous king of Assyria and the ballet was so popular that it was selected as the opening production of the newly built Vienna Court Opera in 1869.

Subjects: Dance.


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