Collection Items

  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Letter from Igor Stravinsky to Bronislava Nijinska, re Les Noces, 1923 Correspondence. manuscript | Manuscript (Form).
    • Contributor: Stravinsky, Igor

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  • Notated Music
    Music score of Petrouchka (Igor Stravinsky), with choreographic notes by Bronislava Nijinska Choreographic Notes. musical score | 1p. (page 33 of score), 10-1/2in. x 12-7/8in. | Musical Score (Form).
    • Contributor: Nijinska, Bronislava - Stravinsky, Igor
  • Notated Music
    Music score of Les Noces (Igor Stravinsky), with choreographic notes by Bronislava Nijinska Choreographic Notes. musical score | 1 p. (page 5 of score), 9.5in. x 12in. | Musical Score (Form).
    • Contributor: Nijinska, Bronislava - Stravinsky, Igor
  • Notated Music
    Music score of Apollon-Musagète (Igor Stravinsky, manuscript piano score) musical score | 1p. of piano score (first page) | Musical Score (Form).
    • Contributor: Stravinsky, Igor
  • Article
    Les Sylphides (ballet; "Romantic reverie" in one act) Article. Music by Frédéric Chopin, orchestrated by Aleksandr Glazunov, Igor Stravinsky, and Sergei Taneyev; sets and costumes by Alexandre Benois; choreography by Michel Fokine; premiere on 2 June 1909, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris. [A prior version of the work was produced in 1907 as Chopiniana.]
    • Contributor: Chopin, Frédéric - Glazunov, Aleksandr - Stravinsky, Igor - Taneyev, Sergei - Benois, Alexandre - Fokine, Michel
    • Date: 1909-06-02
  • Article
    The Firebird (ballet in one act and one tableux) Article. Music by Igor Stravinsky; libretto by Michel Fokine; sets by Aleksandr Golovin, with additional costumes by Léon Bakst; premiere on 25 June 1910, Théâtre National de l’Opéra, Paris. [The work was restaged in 1926 with sets and costumes by Natalia Goncharova.]
    • Contributor: Stravinsky, Igor - Fokine, Michel - Golovin, Aleksandr - Bakst, Léon
    • Date: 1910-06-25
  • Article
    Les Orientales (choreographic divertissement) Article. Music by Anton Arensky, Aleksandr Borodin, Aleksandr Glazunov, Christian Sinding, and Edvard Grieg, with orchestration by Igor Stravinsky; sets by Konstantin Korovin; costumes by Konstantin Korovin and Léon Bakst; choreography by Michel Fokine; premiere on 25 June 1910, Théâtre National de l’Opéra, Paris.
    • Contributor: Arensky, Anton - Sinding, Christian - Borodin, Aleksandr - Glazunov, Aleksandr - Grieg, Edvard - Stravinsky, Igor - Korovin, Konstantin - Bakst, Léon - Fokine, Michel
    • Date: 1910-06-25
  • Article
    Petrouchka (ballet in four tableux) Article. Music by Igor Stravinsky; libretto by Igor Stravinsky and Alexandre Benois; sets and costumes by Alexandre Benois; choreography by Michel Fokine; premiere on 13 June 1911, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris.
    • Contributor: Stravinsky, Igor - Benois, Alexandre - Fokine, Michel
    • Date: 1911-06-13
  • Article
    Le Sacre du Printemps (ballet in 2 acts) Article. Music by Igor Stravinsky; libretto by Igor Stravinsky and Nikolai Roerich; sets and costumes by Nikolai Roerich; choreography by Vaslav Nijinsky; premiere on 29 May 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Paris. [The ballet was restaged with choreography by Léonide Massine in 1920.]
    • Contributor: Stravinsky, Igor - Roerich, Nikolai - Nijinsky, Vaslav
    • Date: 1913-05-29
  • Article
    Khovanschina (opera) Article. Music by Modest Mussorgsky, completed and orchestrated by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, with some music orchestrated by Maurice Ravel and Igor Stravinsky; libretto by Modest Mussorgsky and Vladimir Stasov; sets and costumes by Fedor Fedorovsky; choreography by Adolph Bolm; stage direction by Alexander Sanin; premiere on 5 June 1913, Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Paris. [The opera premiered in 1886 in Saint Petersburg.]
    • Contributor: Mussorgsky, Modest - Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai - Ravel, Maurice - Stravinsky, Igor - Stasov, Vladimir - Fedorovsky, Fedor - Bolm, Adolph - Sanin, Alexander
    • Date: 1913-06-05
  • Article
    Le Rossignol (opera) Music by Igor Stravinsky; libretto by Igor Stravinsky and Stepan Mitusov, after Hans Christian Andersen; sets and costumes by Alexandre Benois; choreography by Boris Romanov; stage direction by Alexandre Benois and Alexander Sanin; premiere on 26 May 1914, Théâtre National de l’Opéra, Paris. [In 1914, Diaghilev produced a one-act ballet adapted from the opera with sets, costumes, and curtain by Henri Matisse and choreography...
    • Contributor: Stravinsky, Igor - Mitusov, Stepan - Benois, Alexandre - Romanov, Boris - Sanin, Alexander
    • Date: 1914-05-26
  • Article
    Feu d'Artifice (Fireworks) (symphonic poem) Article. Music by Igor Stravinsky; sets and lighting by Giacomo Balla; premiere on 12 April 1917, Teatro Costanzi, Rome. Although commissioned and produced by Diaghilev, Feu d’Artifice was not a ballet, but a light show revealed on a geometrically designed set created by Balla.
    • Contributor: Stravinsky, Igor - Balla, Giacomo
    • Date: 1917-04-12
  • Article
    Le Chant du Rossignol (ballet in 1 act) Article. Music by Igor Stravinsky; sets, costumes, and curtain by Henri Matisse; choreography by Léonide Massine; premiere on 2 February 1920, Théâtre National de l’Opéra, Paris. Adapted from Stravinsky’s opera Le Rossignol, which was produced by Diaghilev in 1914. See Le Rossignol, 1914. The one-act ballet was eventually restaged with new choreography by George Balanchine in 1925.
    • Contributor: Stravinsky, Igor - Matisse, Henri - Massine, Léonide
    • Date: 1920-02-02
  • Article
    Pulcinella (ballet in 1 act) Article. Music by Igor Stravinsky, after Giambattista Pergolesi and other composers; sets, costumes, and curtain by Pablo Picasso; choreography by Léonide Massine; premiere on 15 May 1920, Théâtre National de l’Opéra, Paris. Italy was one of Diaghilev’s favorite destinations for inspiration and the ballet Pulcinella was the second that resulted from his visits. Massine had also visited Italy and, after reading through Commedia dell’arte...
    • Contributor: Stravinsky, Igor - Picasso, Pablo - Massine, Léonide
    • Date: 1920-05-15
  • Article
    The Sleeping Princess (ballet in 4 acts) Article. Music by Petr Ilich Tchaikovsky, partly re-orchestrated by Igor Stravinsky; sets and costumes by Léon Bakst; original choreography by Marius Petipa, with additional dances by Bronislava Nijinska; premiere on 2 November 1921, Alhambra Theatre, London. [This full-length ballet was a revival of Sleeping Beauty, which was first performed at the Maryinsky Theater in 1890.]
    • Contributor: Tchaikovsky, Petr Ilich - Stravinsky, Igor - Benois, Alexandre - Petipa, Marius - Nijinska, Bronislava
    • Date: 1921-11-02
  • Article
    Aurora's Wedding (Le Mariage de la Belle au Bois Dormant) (ballet in 1 act) Article. Music by Petr Ilich Tchaikovsky, partly re-orchestrated by Igor Stravinsky; sets by Alexandre Benois; costumes by Alexandre Benois, with additional costumes for the fairy tales by Natalia Goncharova; choreography by Marius Petipa, staged and with additional dances by Bronislava Nijinska; premiere on 18 May 1922, Théâtre National de l’Opéra, Paris. [Alexandre Benois’s sets and costumes were originally created for the 1909 production of...
    • Contributor: Tchaikovsky, Petr Ilich - Stravinsky, Igor - Benois, Alexandre - Goncharova, Natalia - Petipa, Marius - Nijinska, Bronislava
    • Date: 1922-05-18
  • Article
    Le Renard (ballet with songs) Article. The work was restaged in 1929 with choreography by Serge Lifar. (General). Music by Igor Stravinsky; sets and costumes by Mikhail Larionov; choreography by Bronislava Nijinska; premiere on 18 May 1922, Théâtre National de l’Opéra, Paris. [The work was restaged in 1929 with choreography by Serge Lifar.]
    • Contributor: Stravinsky, Igor - Larionov, Mikhail - Nijinska, Bronislava
    • Date: 1922-05-18
  • Article
    Mavra (opera) Article. Music by Igor Stravinsky; libretto by Boris Kochno, after Aleksandr Pushkin; sets and costumes by Léopold Survage; stage direction and choreography by Bronislava Nijinska; premiere on 3 June 1922, Théatre National de L’Opéra, Paris.
    • Contributor: Stravinsky, Igor - Kochno, Boris - Survage, Léopold - Nijinska, Bronislava
    • Date: 1922-06-03
  • Article
    Les Noces (ballet in 4 scenes) Article. Music by Igor Stravinsky; sets and costumes by Natalia Goncharova; choreography by Bronislava Nijinska; premiere on 13 June 1923, Théâtre de la Gaîté-Lyrique, Paris.
    • Contributor: Stravinsky, Igor - Goncharova, Natalia - Nijinska, Bronislava
    • Date: 1923-06-13
  • Article
    Oedipus Rex (opera) Article. Music by Igor Stravinsky; libretto by Jean Cocteau, after Sophocles; premiere 30 May 1927, Théâtre Sarah Bernhardt, Paris.
    • Contributor: Stravinsky, Igor - Cocteau, Jean
    • Date: 1927-05-30
  • Article
    Apollon Musagète (ballet in 2 tableaux) Article. Music by Igor Stravinsky; sets and costumes by André Bauchant; choreography by George Balanchine; premiere on 12 June 1928, Théâtre Sarah-Bernhardt, Paris. [In 1929 Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel designed new costumes.]
    • Contributor: Stravinsky, Igor - Balanchine, George - Bauchant, André - Chanel, Gabrielle [Coco]
    • Date: 1928-06-12