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Antony and Cleopatra ballets

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

Antony and Cleopatra's historic love affair has inspired several ballets including Noverre's (Ludwigsburg, 1765), Aumer's (mus. Kreutzer, Paris, 1808), Igor Tchernichov's (mus. E. Lazarev,...

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Antony and Cleopatra ballets

Debra Craine and Judith Mackrell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Dance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance. 50 words.

Antony and Cleopatra's historic love affair has inspired several ballets including Noverre's (Ludwigsburg, 1765), Aumer's (mus. Kreutzer, Paris, ...

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Antony and Cleopatra ballets

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

Antony and Cleopatra's historic love affair has inspired several ballets including Noverre's (Ludwigsburg, 1765), Aumer's (mus. Kreutzer, Paris, 1808), Igor Tchernichov's (mus. E. Lazarev,...

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Festes grecques et romaines, Les

Lionel Sawkins.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti. 183 words.

(‘Greek and Roman Festivities’)

Ballet-héroïque in a prologue and three (later four) entrées by François Collin de Blamont to a libretto by Louis Fuzelier ;...

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Olivieri [Oliver], Cesare

Marita P. McClymonds.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Music of the Classical Period. 261 words.

( fl Turin, 1776–92). Italian poet . He wrote librettos for the Teatro Regio, Turin, between 1776 and 1792, though his principal occupations were that of lawyer and public official....

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Samuel Barber

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(1910–1981)

US composer whose work is marked by a strong traditional element of melodic structure.

Born and brought up in West Chester, Pennsylvania, Barber became a...

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Alvin Ailey

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

(b Rogers, Tex., 5 Jan. 1931; d New York, 1 Dec. 1989)

US dancer, choreographer, and director. He studied in Los Angeles with Horton and later with Graham, Holm, and Weidman in New...

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Chase-Riboud, Barbara Dewayne (born 1939), Sculptor, Poet, Fiction Writer

Ginette Curry.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1425 words.

sculptor, poet, novelist, and painter, was born Barbara Chase in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the only daughter of Charles Edward Chase, a contractor, and Vivian May West, a medical...

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