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The Ballets Russes in America

Garafola, Lynn

This article examines the two tours of the United States by Diaghilev's Ballets Russes in 1916-17, with a focus on Nijinsky's artistic breakthroughs in "Till Eulenspiegel," the response of American audiences to various ballets, and the economic fiasco of the second tour.

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Title
The Art of Enchantment: Diaghilev's Ballets Russes 1909-1929
Publisher
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco/Universe Books

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Dance (Barnard College)
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May 20, 2015