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Contributors Bakst, Léon
Berlioz, Hector
Fokine, Michel
Vaudoyer, Jean Louis
Weber, Carl Maria Von
Dates 1911
Location Carlo
Monte Carlo
Théâtre De Monte
Subjects Article
Nijinski, Vaslav
Songs and Music
La Spectre de la Rose (choreographic tableux)
Contributor Names
Weber, Carl Maria von (composer)
Berlioz, Hector (orchestrator)
Vaudoyer, Jean-Louis (librettist)
Bakst, Léon -- 1866-1924 (set_designer)
Bakst, Léon -- 1866-1924 (costume_designer)
Fokine, Michel (choreographer)
Created / Published
Théâtre de Monte-Carlo, Monte Carlo, 19 April 1911.
Subject Headings
-  Nijinski, Vaslav, 1890-1950
-  articles
-  songs and music
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Music by Carl Maria von Weber, orchestrated by Hector Berlioz; libretto by Jean-Louis Vaudoyer, after a poem by Théophile Gautier; sets and costumes by Léon Bakst; choreography by Michel Fokine; premiere on 19 April 1911, Théâtre de Monte-Carlo, Monte Carlo. This ballet featured only two dancers and Fokine described the intimate stage setting as “a tiny room, the two walls of which meet together in an upstage corner, leaving but little room for dancing. The difficulty lay in confining the dance to such a small space.” The dancers in the original cast were two of the most revered dancers of the early twentieth century: Vaslav Nijinsky and Tamara Karsavina.