Les étoiles: polka-mazurka, sur l'opéra-ballet de A. Pilati
NamesLeduc, A. (Alphonse), 1804-1868 (Composer)Alphonse Leduc (Firm) (Publisher)
Prints depicting dance
Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1854 (Questionable)Place: ParisPublisher: Alphonse Leduc
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZFX Eto 1
TopicsPilati, Auguste, 1810-1877 -- ÉtoilesPolka-mazurkas
GenresPrintsSheet music coversScores
NotesStatement of responsibility: par Alphonse Leduc.Caption title.Numbering: Pl. no. : A. L. 1457.At upper right: à Mr. Wagner.Statement of responsibility: Although the print is signed on stone, the artist has not been identified.Acquisition: Gift; Lillian Moore.Biographical/historical: Les étoiles (music, Auguste Pilati; libretto, M. Clairville; choreography, Jean Baptiste Barré) was first presented at the Théâtre Lyrique, Paris, in 1854. This print probably portrays Menjaud in the role of Azor, the son of the Shah of Persia, and Laure Monier as L'étoile or the star.Biographical/historical: The polka-mazurka, a ballroom dance that first became popular in the 1840s, consisted of polka steps danced to the 3/4 time of the mazurka.
Physical DescriptionLithographsExtent: 1 print : lithograph, b&w ; 34 x 26 cm. + music score (5 p.)
DescriptionSheet music cover illustration of a scene from the opera ballet Les étoiles. In an exotic landscape, a young man reacts in amazement at the sight of a star, represented by a beautiful young woman in a Romantic tutu (long ballet skirt), with a star above her head.
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 825119677Publisher's music plate number: A. L. 1457 : Alphonse LeducNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19758928Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 66097190-ed3c-0133-9e54-00505686a51c
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