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Books Le Festin (suite of dances)

Music by Aleksandr Glazunov, Mikhail Glinka, Modest Mussorgsky, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Petr Ilich Tchaikovsky; sets by Konstantin Korovin; costumes by Leon Bakst, Alexandre Benois, Ivan Bilibin, Konstantin Korovin; pre-existing choreography by Marius Petipa, with arrangements and new choreography by Michel Fokine, Aleksandr Gorsky, Nikolai Golts, and Feliks Kshessinsky; premiere on 18 May 1909, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris. [This divertissement, a pastiche of dances from many ballets, was performed again—often with a different combination of dances—in 1910; 1912; 1914; 1918; and 1920. It was remounted in 1925. See Le Festin, 1925]

Bronislava Nijinska remembered the “Grand Pas Classique Hongrois,” from the ballet Raymonda, which concluded the premiere performance of Le Festin. “The triumphant furor at the end of the performance was so great, there are not adequate words to describe the enthusiasm of the audience.”

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Title
Le Festin (suite of dances)
Contributor Names
Glazunov, Aleksandr (composer)
Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai (composer)
Glinka, Mikhail (composer)
Mussorgsky, Modest (composer)
Tchaikovsky, Petr Ilich (composer)
Korovin, Konstantin (set_designer)
Bakst, Leon (costume_designer)
Benois, Alexandre (costume_designer)
Bilibin, Ivan (costume_designer)
Korovin, Konstantin (costume_designer)
Marius Petipa, (choreographer)
Kshessinsky, Feliks (choreographer)
Fokine, Michel (choreographer)
Gorsky, Aleksandr (choreographer)
Golts, Nikolai (choreographer)
Created / Published
Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris, 18 May 1909.
Subject Headings
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-  Songs and Music
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Online Format
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Glazunov, Aleksandr, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Mikhail Glinka, Modest Mussorgsky, Petr Ilich Tchaikovsky, Konstantin Korovin, Leon Bakst, et al. LeFestin suite of dances. Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris, 18 May, 1909. Online Text. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ihas.200185187/. (Accessed July 28, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Glazunov, A., Rimsky-Korsakov, N., Glinka, M., Mussorgsky, M., Tchaikovsky, P. I., Korovin, K. [...] Golts, N. (1909) LeFestin suite of dances. Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris, 18 May. [Online Text] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ihas.200185187/.

MLA citation style:

Glazunov, Aleksandr, et al. LeFestin suite of dances. Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris, 18 May, 1909. Online Text. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/ihas.200185187/>.