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1848

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

The most celebrated and widespread of the 19th-c. European revolutions proved also a crucial turning point in the Italian Risorgimento. Beginning with an insurrection in Palermo in January,...

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Vazem, Ekaterina (25 Jan. 1848)

Debra Craine and Judith Mackrell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Dance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance. 200 words.

Russian dancer and teacher. She studied at the Imperial Theatre School in St Petersburg with Ivanov, graduating in 1867. From ...

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Dame aux camélias, La

Debra Craine and Judith Mackrell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Dance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance. 70 words.

The younger Dumas's 1848 novel has inspired many ballets including Taras's Camille (mus. Schubert-Rieti, Original Ballet Russe, 1946), Tudor's ...

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Dance Masters of America

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

A professional association for dance teachers founded in 1848 (although its present name dates from 1926). It currently has separate divisions for Ballroom, Performing Arts, and Business...

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Dance Masters of America

Debra Craine and Judith Mackrell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Dance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance. 33 words.

A professional association for dance teachers founded in 1848 (although its present name dates from 1926). It currently has separate divisions for Ballroom, Performing Arts, and Business...

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Quatre Saisons, Les

Debra Craine and Judith Mackrell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Dance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance. 96 words.

Ballet divertissement in one act with choreography and libretto by Perrot and music by Pugni. Premiered 13 Jun. 1848 at Her Majesty's Theatre in London, with ...

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Timofei Stukolkin

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

(b 6 May 1829; d St Petersburg, 1894)

Russian dancer who was considered one of the greatest character dancers of the Mariinsky Theatre during his time there (1848–94). He created...

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La Dame aux camélias

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

The younger Dumas's 1848 novel has inspired many ballets including Taras's Camille (mus. Schubert-Rieti, Original Ballet Russe, 1946), Tudor's Lady of the Camellias (mus. Verdi, New York...

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Mérante, Louis (23 Jul.)

Debra Craine and Judith Mackrell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Dance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance. 152 words.

French dancer, choreographer, and ballet master. He joined the Paris Opera in 1848, as an understudy to Lucien Petipa, and went on to become one of the finest premiers danseurs of his day...

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Les Quatre Saisons

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

Ballet divertissement in one act with choreography and libretto by Perrot and music by Pugni. Premiered 13 Jun. 1848 at Her Majesty's Theatre in London, with Fanny Cerrito (Spring),...

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Marguerite and Armand

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

Ballet in one act with choreography and libretto by Ashton, music by Liszt (arr. Humphrey Searle), and designs by Cecil Beaton. Premiered 12 Mar. 1963 by the Royal Ballet at Covent Garden,...

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Carolina Rosati

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

(née Galletti; b Bologna, 13 Dec., 1826; d Cannes, May 1905)

Italian dancer. She studied with Blasis and made her debut aged 7. In 1841 she was engaged as prima ballerina at the...

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Marie Taglioni, the younger

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

(b Berlin, 27 Oct. 1833 (some sources say 1830); d Neu-Aigen, nr. Vienna, 27 Aug. 1891 (some sources say 27 Apr. 1891)

German dancer. Daughter of Paul T., granddaughter of Filippo...

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Avdotia Istomina

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

(b St Petersburg, 17 Jan. 1799; d St Petersburg, 8 Jul. 1848)

Russian dancer. She studied with Didelot at the Imperial Theatre School, St Petersburg and made her debut as Galatée...

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Louis Mérante

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

(b Paris, 23 Jul. (some sources say 27 Jul.) 1828; d Courbevoie, 17 Jul. 1887)

French dancer, choreographer, and ballet master. He joined the Paris Opera in 1848, as an understudy...

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Movements of Freedom

Clare Parfitt-Brown.

in The Oxford Handbook of Improvisation in Dance

April 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Dance. 7148 words.

Unlike the linear, regimented choreography associated with the cancan in the twentieth century, the early cancan (1821–1848) was defined by improvisation within the structure of the...

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Gender Trumps Race?

Stephen Johnson.

in When Men Dance

December 2009; p ublished online February 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Dance. 17683 words.

Stephen Johnson focuses on the interlacing gender and racial implications of a moment of cross‐dressing in the career of the black minstrel performer William Henry Lane, known as “Juba.”...

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Four Seasons

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

Ballet in one act. (Version 1) With choreography by MacMillan, music by Verdi, and design by Peter Rice. Premiered 5 Mar. 1975 by the Royal Ballet at Covent Garden, London, with Derman,...

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Ekaterina Vazem

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

(b Moscow, 25 Jan. 1848; d Leningrad, 14 Dec. 1937)

Russian dancer and teacher. She studied at the Imperial Theatre School in St Petersburg with Ivanov, graduating in 1867. From...

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La Vivandière

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

Ballet in one act with choreography and libretto by Saint-Léon and Cerrito, music by Pugni, and designs by Despléchin, Séchan and Diéterle. Premiered 23 May 1844 at Her Majesty's Theatre in...

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Le Diable à quatre

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

(Eng. title The Devil to Pay or The Wives Metamorphosed)

Ballet in three acts with choreography by Mazilier, libretto by Adolphe de Leuven, music by Adam, sets by P. L. C. Ciceri,...

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