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La Filleule de fées


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Ballet in three acts with choreography by Perrot, libretto by V. de Saint-Georges, music by Adam and H. F. de Saint-Julien, sets by Cambon, Thierry, and Despléchin, and costumes by P. Lormier and H. d'Orschwiller. Premiered 8 Oct. 1849 at Paris Opera with Grisi, L. Petipa, and Perrot. It tells the story of Ysaure who is in love with Hugues but whose marriage may not be celebrated in the palace of the fairies until Hugues submits to various trials. It famously featured an airy, fleet-footed performance from Grisi as well as Victor Sacré's sensational stage effects.

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