The Nutcracker History


Subject:
Dance , Ballet

Description:
Historical material through 1998 about this ballet performed at Christmastime with music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Features a discussion of the origins of the story and Tchaikvsky's musical composition, the development of early stagings, listing of notable productions (such as the original Imperial Russian Ballet in 1892 and the first full length production in the U.S. by the San Francisco Ballet in 1944), background about wooden nutcrackers, and more. From BalletMet Columbus, Ohio.

Creator:
Charles, Gerard

Publisher:
BalletMet Columbus

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.balletmet.org/Notes/NutHist.html


PID= res:lii-24939