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Author Wiley, Roland John, author.

Title The life and ballets of Lev Ivanov : choreographer of The nutcracker and Swan lake / Roland John Wiley
Published Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press : Oxford University Press, 1997
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 306 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Abbreviations; I: THE LIFE OF LEV IVANOVICH IVANOV; 1 Ivanov's Memoirs; 2 Lev Ivanov's Life; II: THE BALLETS OF LEV IVANOV; 3 Ivanov's First Ballets; 4 The Tulip of Haarlem; 5 Krasnoe Selo; 6 Operatic Interludes; 7 The Nutcracker; 8 Between The Nutcracker and Swan Lake; 9 Swan Lake; 10 Ivanov's Last Ballets; Conclusion; Appendices; A: Works in which Lev Ivanov Danced; B: The Compositions of Lev Ivanov; C: The Libretti of Lev Ivanov's Ballets; D: Evgenia Pavlovna Sokolova's Notes on the Part of Lise in La Fille mal gardée; Select Bibliography; Index; A
Bc; d; e; f; g; h; i; j; k; l; m; n; o; p; r; s; t; u; v; w; x; y; z
Summary The Life and Ballets of Lev Ivanov is the first book-length study in any language of this Russian artist - Marius Petipa's colleague and Tchaikovsky's collaborator - who is widely celebrated yet virtually unknown. It follows Ivanov from his infancy in a St Petersburg foundling home, through his training in the Imperial Theatre School and his celebrity marriage, to a career as a dancer, regisseur, and choreographer in the St Petersburg Imperial Ballet. Ivanov's artistic world is described, as is his legacy - some dozen works, including Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, and the famous dances from Prince Igor - which inspired Mikhail Fokine in the next generation
The book is richly documented, including the first complete publication of Ivanov's memoirs, and hundreds of citations, many published here for the first time, from state documents, reminiscences, and criticism
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-291) and index
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Subject Ivanov, Lev, 1834-1901.
Ivanov, Lev, 1834-1901.
Ivanov, Lev I. (Choreograph)
Choreographers -- Russia -- Biography
PERFORMING ARTS -- Theater -- General.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
LC no. 96024978
ISBN 9780191657597