Ludwig Minkus and Léo Delibes
La Source : Fantastic Ballet in Three Acts and Four SceneseBook - 2010
This volume reproduces the piano score of the ballet La Source, a joint composition by Ludwig Minkus and Léo Delibes. After the success of Néméa (1864), the Paris Opéra ordered a new grand ballet from the famous choreographer Arthur Saint-Léon to a libretto based on a Persian legend by Charles Nuitter. Saint-Léon involved his musical collaborator in St Petersburg, Ludwig Minkus, in the project, securing for him a hand in the composition of the first and fourth scenes of the of this new work ...
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2010
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvi, 158 pages) : illustrations, music, portraits