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31. ORIENTAL DANCE



Music: By Modest Moussorgsky (from the unfinished opera Khovanshchina, 1872-80, completed by Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov, 1886).

Choreography: By George Balanchine.

Premiere: 1923/24, Young Ballet.

Cast: Tamara Geva, George Balanchine.

Note: Alexandra Danilova wrote of a dance to music from Khovanshchina for herself and Geva with tambourines, which they performed on the German tour of the Principal Dancers of the Russian State Ballet (Danilova, p. 62).

See also: 97  

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