The Petersburg Noverre: Marius Petipa in Russia

The Petersburg Noverre: Marius Petipa in Russia

Edited by Roland John Wiley

The Petersburg Noverre is an account of Marius Petipa’s career in Russia that focuses on the description and reception of his ballets.

Hardback, 250 Pages

ISBN:9781839984167

November 2022

£200.00, $250.00

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The Petersburg Noverre accounts for Marius Petipa’s ballets produced on the Russian stage between 1847 and 1910. It is organized by year starting from the early 1860s, records details of his life and the action and reception of his ballets, obscure and famous.

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Roland John Wiley is Professor Emeritus of Music at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.

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Table of Contents

Introduction – Petipa in His Time and Place; Chapter 1 – Petipa Comes to Russia; Chapter 2 – The State of the Imperial Ballet; Petipa’s Tour to Moscow; Chapter 3 – Fanny Elssler in St. Petersburg; Chapter 4 – The 1850s. Influences on Petipa; His First Compositions; Chapter 5 – Before The Pharaoh’s Daughter; Chapter 6 – 1862; Chapter 7 – 1863; Chapter 8 – 1864; Chapter 9 – 1865. A Lack Of Novelties; Ballerina Problems; Chapter 10 – 1866; Chapter 11 – 1867; Chapter 12 – 1868; Chapter 13 – 1869; Chapter 14 – 1870; Chapter 15 – 1871; Chapter 16 – 1872; Chapter 17 – 1873; Chapter 18 – 1874; Chapter 19 – 1875; Chapter 20 – 1876; Chapter 21. – 1877; Chapter 22 – 1878; Chapter 23 – 1879; Chapter 24 – 1880; Chapter 25 – 1881; Chapter 26 – 1882; Chapter 27 – 1883; Chapter 28 – 1884; Chapter 29 – 1885; Chapter 30 – 1886; Chapter 31 – 1887; Chapter 32 – 1888; Chapter 33 – 1889; Chapter 34 – 1890; Chapter 35 – 189.; Chapter 36 – 1892; Chapter 37 – 1893; Chapter 38 – 1894; Chapter 39 – 1895; Chapter 40 – 1896; Chapter 41 – 1897; Chapter 42 – 1898; Chapter 43 – 1899; Chapter 44 – 1900; Chapter 45 – 1901; Chapter 46 – 1902; Chapter 47 – 1903; Chapter 48 – 1904; Chapter 49 – 1905; Chapter 50 – 1906; Chapter 51 – Petipa’s Last Years; Chapter 52 – Postscript. A Baker’s Dozen Reminiscences Of Petipa; General Appendices – A Calendar Of Petipa’s Life In Russia; A Worklist; Individuals Important To Petipa; Bibliography Of Works Consulted.

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