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392. LE TOMBEAU DE COUPERIN



Music: By Maurice Ravel (four movements orchestrated by the composer from the six-part suite originally written for piano, 1919).

Choreography: By George Balanchine.

Production: Lighting by Ronald Bates.

Premiere: May 29, 1975, New York City Ballet, New York State Theater. Conductor: Robert Irving.

Cast: LEFT QUADRILLE: Judith Fugate, Jean-Pierre Frohlich; Wilhelmina Frankfurt, Victor Castelli; Muriel Aasen, Francis Sackett; Susan Hendl, David Richardson; RIGHT QUADRILLE: Marjorie Spohn, Hermes Condé; Delia Peters, Richard Hoskinson; Susan Pilarre, Richard Dryden; Carol Sumner, Laurence Matthews.
PRÉLUDE; FORLANE; MENUET; RIGAUDON.

Note: Included in the Ravel Festival. The two quadrilles perform in geometric patterns, often with identical steps and gestures, simultaneously or in canon. (See FESTIVALS DIRECTED BY BALANCHINE.)

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