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Le Beau Danube

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

(orig. title Le Beau Danube bleu)

Ballet originally in two acts with choreography by Massine, music by Johann Strauss II and Josef Strauss arr. Roger Désormière, set by Vladimir...

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Le Beau Danube

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

(orig. title Le Beau Danube bleu)

Ballet originally in two acts with choreography by Massine, music by Johann Strauss II and Josef Strauss arr. Roger Désormière, set by Vladimir...

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Beau Danube, Le

Debra Craine and Judith Mackrell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Dance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance. 142 words.

Ballet originally in two acts with choreography by Massine, music by Johann Strauss II and Josef Strauss arr. Roger Désormière...

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Comte Étienne de Beaumont

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

(b 8 Mar. 1883; d 1956)

French designer and ballet patron. In 1924, in conjunction with Cocteau and Massine, he organized the Soirées de Paris at the Théâtre de la Cigale, which...

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Les Soirées de Paris

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A season of ballet performances organized at Paris's Théâtre de la Cigale by Comte Étienne de Beaumont, 17 May to 30 Jun. 1924. Its premieres included Mercure (mus. Satie, des. Picasso),...

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Irina Baronova

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(b Petrograd, 28 Feb. 1919)

Russian-born dancer, one of the three ‘baby ballerinas’. Although she was born in Russia her entire career was in the West. She studied with...

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Alexandra Danilova

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(b Peterhof, 11 Nov. 1903; d New York, 13 Jul. 1997)

Russian-US dancer and teacher. She studied at the Petrograd Theatre School where her teachers included Vaganova and...

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Joffrey Ballet

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US ballet company founded in New York but now based in Chicago. It grew out of the Robert Joffrey Ballet Concert, which first performed at the New York YM-YWHA in 1954. A chamber ensemble,...

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