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A Práterben: csárdás, bécsi keringö
Sallang, Berti (Composer)

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1880 - 1889 (Approximate)
Place: Budapest
Publisher: Rózsavölgyi
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFX Anon Pra 1
Piano music
Prater (Vienna, Austria)
Sheet music covers
Statement of responsibility: zongorára átirata Sallang Berti.
"Czimu Balletböl"
Pl. no. : R & Co. 2083.
Acquisition: Gift; Lillian Moore.
Biographical/historical: As indicated by the title, which may be translated as "In the Prater," this print depicts a scene in the Viennese amusement park called the Prater, a former imperial hunting ground that was opened to the public in 1766. In 1873 it was the site of a World Exhibition centered on the Rotunda, the structure visible in the background of this print, which was destroyed by a fire in 1937.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : chromolithograph ; 34 x 27 cm. + music score (5 p.)
Sheet music cover illustration depicting a park filled with diversions of various kinds: a strongman displaying his prowess, a carousel, a puppet show, and a cafe, with a hot-air balloon hovering over all. In the foreground are two couples in dancing poses. The women and one of the men appear to be dressed in folk costumes, in contrast to the fashionable garb of the strolling couple to their left. The second man wears a military uniform.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: 825114102
Publisher's music plate number: R & Co. 2083 : Rózsavölgyi
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19758846
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e1508590-b0d1-0133-c0c6-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1880: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "A Práterben" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1880 - 1889.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "A Práterben" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 29, 2020.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1880 - 1889). A Práterben Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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A Práterben