Posted 10 April 2002 - 07:55 AM
Glebb, I don't think so. They revived the livsglaedens dans (translated as "Dance of the Joy of Living" in the 1950s, but that's the last I've heard of it. I don't think it survived Beck's tenure as director.
It's a shame, because, judged by those solos in the third act of Napoli and the dances in Coppelia, Beck was a wonderful choreographer. He didn't think so -- he couldn't structure a ballet the way Bournonville could, he wrote -- but he sure could do steps!
I'm sure Fanny Cerrito would have been a wonderful Little Mermaid. Probably a great Teresina in Napoli, too
Posted 10 April 2002 - 04:33 PM
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Posted 10 April 2002 - 04:43 PM
I still think your book would be interesting to read.
Posted 10 April 2002 - 05:22 PM
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Posted 10 April 2002 - 05:56 PM
The Balletinas is by Parmenia Migel, published in 1972 by Macmillan Co.
Another book you would like is The Romantic Ballet, from Batsford Colour Books. (B.T. Batsford, LTD) Intro by Sacheverell Sitwell. It is a small book, published in 1948. I also found that in a used book store. It's mostly just the lithographs, with some text. But lots of wonderful pictures of the lithographs.
Posted 10 April 2002 - 07:50 PM
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Posted 09 May 2002 - 05:02 PM
the NYC Public Library dance collection has many,many
photographs.A limited number of the photos have been
digitalized and can be view from your computer with
The NYCPL catolog internet address is
once you get to the above page click dance collection
link then you can search by author,subject,etc.
Posted 09 May 2002 - 05:05 PM
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