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377. SCHERZO À LA RUSSE



Music: By Igor Stravinsky (1925).

Choreography: By George Balanchine.

Production: Costumes by Karinska. Lighting by Ronald Bates.

Premiere: June 21, 1972, New York City Ballet, New York State Theater. Conductor: Hugo Fiorato.

Cast: Karin von Aroldingen, Kay Mazzo, 16 women.

Note: Included in the Stravinsky Festival. Reminiscent of Russian women's folk ensembles; performed in nursemaid costumes with aristocratic headdresses. (See FESTIVALS DIRECTED BY BALANCHINE.)

Video/DVD: 1996, Nonesuch, The Balanchine Library: The Balanchine Celebration, Part One.

Revisions: 1982, New York City Ballet (Stravinsky Centennial Celebration): Substantially rechoreographed in the same style.

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