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Ballets By Michel Fokine - Biography
... Fokine was born in Saint Petersburg, as son of a prosperous, middle-class merchant and at the age of 9, he was accepted into the Saint Petersburg Imperial Ballet School (Vaganova ... Fokine aspired to move beyond stereotypical ballet traditions ... Therefore, Fokine sought to strip ballets of their artificial miming and outdated costumes ...
Ballets Russes And Descendants - Dance - Michel Fokine
... Fokine (1880–1942) created the rebirth of classical dramatic dance (though his works often included Expressionist elements) ... Fokine also choreographed The Dying Swan, Prince Igor, and Scheherazade ... Fokine graduated from the Imperial Ballet School in 1898, and eventually became First Soloist at the Mariinsky Theater ...
Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini - Balletic Interpretations
... In 1939, Michel Fokine wrote to Rachmaninoff from Auckland, New Zealand, where he was touring, seeking the composer's approval to use Rhapsody on a Theme of ... Fokine wanted to make a minor change to the score, involving the reuse of 12 earlier measures as a more theatrically effective introduction to the 18th Variation ... He also wondered why Niccolò Paganini had been turned into a guitar player in Fokine's scenario, but did not object ...
Symphonic Dances (Rachmaninoff) - Arrangements - Ballet
... Rachmaninoff corresponded with choreographer Michel Fokine about possibly creating a ballet from the Dances ... He played the composition for Fokine on the piano the choreographer responded enthusiastically ... Fokine's death in August 1942 put an end to any possible collaboration in this direction ...
Ballets Russes And Descendants - Principal Productions
... Choreographer Set and costume 1909 Le Pavillon d'Armide Nikolai Tcherepnin Michel Fokine Alexandre Benois 1909 Les Sylphides Frédéric Chopin Michel Fokine 1909 Prince Igor Alexander ...