Books Aurora's Wedding (Le Mariage de la Belle au Bois Dormant) (ballet in 1 act)

Photograph of Aurora's Wedding, 1921.
Photograph of Aurora's Wedding, 1921. Music Div., Library of Congress.

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 Le Pavillon d’Armide.]

Aurora’s Wedding, a twenty-minute, one-act version of the court scenes from the ill-fated production of The Sleeping Princess. Aurora’s Wedding was performed over 200 times until 1929.

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Title
Aurora's Wedding (Le Mariage de la Belle au Bois Dormant) (ballet in 1 act)
Contributor Names
Tchaikovsky, Petr Ilich (composer)
Stravinsky, Igor -- 1882-1971 (orchestrator)
Benois, Alexandre (set_designer)
Benois, Alexandre (costume_designer)
Goncharova, Natalia (costume_designer)
Petipa, Marius (choreographer)
Nijinska, Bronislava (choreographer)
Created / Published
Théâtre National de l’Opéra, Paris, 18 May 1922.
Subject Headings
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-  Songs and Music
Genre
article
Online Format
online text
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Chicago citation style:

Tchaikovsky, Petr Ilich, Igor Stravinsky, Alexandre Benois, Alexandre Benois, Natalia Goncharova, Marius Petipa, and Bronislava Nijinska. Aurora's Wedding Le Mariage de la Belle au Bois Dormant ballet in 1 act. Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris, 18 May, 1922. Online Text. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ihas.200185236/. (Accessed December 02, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Tchaikovsky, P. I., Stravinsky, I., Benois, A., Benois, A., Goncharova, N., Petipa, M. & Nijinska, B. (1922) Aurora's Wedding Le Mariage de la Belle au Bois Dormant ballet in 1 act. Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris, 18 May. [Online Text] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ihas.200185236/.

MLA citation style:

Tchaikovsky, Petr Ilich, et al. Aurora's Wedding Le Mariage de la Belle au Bois Dormant ballet in 1 act. Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris, 18 May, 1922. Online Text. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/ihas.200185236/>.