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Esméralda, musique de Pilati. Valse dansée dans le ballet de La Foire de Beaucaire par Melle. Féli

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Title
Esméralda, musique de Pilati. Valse dansée dans le ballet de La Foire de Beaucaire par Melle. Féli
Additional title: Valse dansée dans le ballet de La Foire de Beaucaire par Melle. Féli
Additional title: Esmeralda. Valse dansée dans le ballet, La Foire de Beaucaire
Names
Bérot, J. (Artist)
Bohlman-Sauzeau, Henri (Contributor)
Pilati, Auguste, 1810-1877 (Arranger)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Ballet or dance scenes from theatrical works, with or without people in them

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1841 (Questionable)
Place: Paris
Publisher: Alex. Grus
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFA-19 Bero J Foi 1
Topics
Esmeralda (Fictitious character)
Notre-Dame de Paris (Cathedral)
Foire de Beaucaire (Choreographic work)
Genres
Prints
Sheet music covers
Notes
Statement of responsibility: arrangee pour le piano ... par Henri Bohlman Sauzeau ; [signed on stone] J. Bérot.
Content: Caption title.
Statement of responsibility: Lith. & taille-douce, Magnier.
Content: Includes the first page of the music score on the verso.
Biographical/historical: Esmeralda, a beautiful and good-hearted gypsy girl, was created by Victor Hugo as the charismatic central figure of his novel Notre-Dame de Paris (1831), known in English as The hunchback of Notre Dame. The story was soon adapted for the stage; Hugo himself wrote the libretto for Louise Bertin's opera La Esmeralda (1836), as well as a play titled La Esmeralda. Jules Perrot's ballet adaptation, also titled La Esmeralda, was staged at Her Majesty's Theatre in London in 1844.
Biographical/historical: According to ballet historian Ivor Guest, Le foire de Beaucaire was a two-act comic ballet presented at the Théâtre de la Porte-Saint-Martin, Paris, in Sept. 1841, with a scenario by the Cogniard brothers [Hippolyte and Théodore] and music arranged by Auguste Pilati. Mlle. Féli, a member of the cast, had previously performed in the same theatre's production of Les jours gras aux enfers, in Feb. 1841.
Biographical/historical: J. Bérot was a French draughtsman, lithographer, and photographer active in the mid-nineteenth century.
Physical Description
Lithographs
Extent: 33 x 24 cm.
B&w.
Description
Sheet music cover illustration depicting the gypsy Esmeralda dancing with a tambourine, her pet goat Djali beside her, before a crowd of onlookers. In the background is the façade of the cathedral Notre-Dame de Paris.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
French
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19740210
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 482d1210-882a-0130-e8d6-58d385a7bbd0
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1841: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Esméralda, musique de Pilati. Valse dansée dans le ballet de La Foire de Beaucaire par Melle. Féli" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1841. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/29ff4290-a5f2-0130-1a69-58d385a7b928

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Esméralda, musique de Pilati. Valse dansée dans le ballet de La Foire de Beaucaire par Melle. Féli" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 20, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/29ff4290-a5f2-0130-1a69-58d385a7b928

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1841). Esméralda, musique de Pilati. Valse dansée dans le ballet de La Foire de Beaucaire par Melle. Féli Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/29ff4290-a5f2-0130-1a69-58d385a7b928

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Esméralda, musique de Pilati. Valse dansée dans le ballet de La Foire de Beaucaire par Melle. Féli