The Four Temperaments (Ballet)

The Four Temperaments (Ballet)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Four Temperaments is a ballet made by New York City Ballet co-founder and balletmaster George Balanchine to music he commissioned from Paul Hindemith (the latter's eponymous 1940 music for string orchestra and piano) for the opening program of Ballet Society, immediate forerunner of City Ballet. The premi re took place on Wednesday, November 20th, 1946, at the Central High School of Needle Trades, New York City, with mise en sc ne by Kurt Seligmann and lighting by Jean Rosenthal. Leon Barzin conducted and the pianist was Nicholas Kopeikine.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 150g
  • Ord Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136277239
  • 9786136277233