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Article La Spectre de la Rose (choreographic tableux)

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.

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Title
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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Weber, Carl Maria Von, Hector Berlioz, Jean-Louis Vaudoyer, Léon Bakst, Léon Bakst, and Michel Fokine. LaSpectre de la Rose choreographic tableux. Théâtre de Monte-Carlo, Monte Carlo, 19 April, 1911. Online Text. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ihas.200185198. (Accessed April 29, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Weber, C. M. V., Berlioz, H., Vaudoyer, J., Bakst, L., Bakst, L. & Fokine, M. (1911) LaSpectre de la Rose choreographic tableux. Théâtre de Monte-Carlo, Monte Carlo, 19 April. [Online Text] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ihas.200185198.

MLA citation style:

Weber, Carl Maria Von, et al. LaSpectre de la Rose choreographic tableux. Théâtre de Monte-Carlo, Monte Carlo, 19 April, 1911. Online Text. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/ihas.200185198>.