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Published by Pendragon Press in Hillsdale, NY .
Written in English


  • Benserade, Isaac de, -- 1613-1691,
  • Waddesdon Manor (Waddesdon, England),
  • Ballet de la nuit (Choreographic work),
  • Ballet -- France -- History -- 17th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Michael Burden and Jennifer Thorp.
SeriesWendy Hilton dance & music series -- no. 15
ContributionsBurden, Michael, 1960-, Thorp, Jennifer.
LC ClassificationsGV1790.B35 B35 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23712806M
ISBN 109781576471432
LC Control Number2009035728

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  Ballet de la Nuit - Rothschild B1/16/6 by Michael Burden, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. A study that brings together visual images and scholarly discussion of ""Le Ballet de la Nuit"", a major ballet de cour organised by Louis de Hesselin and first performed in the Louvre's Salle du It is also accompanied by essays which interpret and discuss cultural patronage at the Court of Louis XIV, and the musical context.   Le ballet de la nuit. Le ballet de la nuit, a major ballet de cour, was organized by Louis Cauchon d’Hesselin and first performed in the Louvre’s Salle du Petit Bourbon in The event was notable for many reasons—not least, for the involvement of the young Louis XIV, who danced in five roles, including his most famous role as the Sun King. The Ballet de la Nuit (Paris, ) is perhaps best known today for its association with the iconic image of Louis XIV as Le Soleil. As Michael Burden informs us in ‘A spectacle for the King.

Buy Ballet De La Nuit: Rothschild B1/16/6: 22 (Wendy Hilton Dance and Music) by Pendragon Press (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on . Louis XIV and the French Influence. When Louis XIV was crowned his interest in dancing was strongly supported and encouraged by Italian-born Cardinal Mazarin, (formerly Mazarini), who assiste Louis XIV. The young king made his ballet debut as a boy, but it was in as a teenager that he accomplished his most memorable feat as a dancer.   From port de bras to adagio, young dancers will learn pointe work from any level. Arabesque into the classic world of ballet by finding out about its history. Become Young ballerinas can pirouette into perfection along with former Royal Ballet prima ballerina Darcey Bussell.4/5. On the evening of Febru , the Ballet Royal de la Nuit was performed at the Louvre for the year-old Louis XIV, who had recently stabilised his unsteady position on the throne after the Fronde civil wars. The lavish entertainment was organised by the poet Isaac de Bensérade into four parts described as veilles (‘watches’), each representing a period of the night; it culminated.

Le Concert Royal de la Nuit is a ballet that set itself into the consciousness of the music and ballet world for centuries although before today a complete picture of the music was never available. This is a remarkable program that shows French early baroque music at the height of its achievement.5/5(4). Louis and his courtiers often took part and Louis' nickname, The Sun King, came from his performance as Apollo, the Greek god of the sun, in the Ballet de la Nuit in In some ways Louis' whole life was a performance, played out on the stage of Versailles: people even watched him . Apollo costume worn by Louis XIV in the Ballet of the Night () Henri (de) Gissey (ca – ) was a French draughtsman and designer who held the post of dessinateur de la Chambre et du cabinet de Roi in the Menus Plaisirs du Roi in the early years of Louis XIV of France.   The Ensemble Correspondances performs the Ballet Royal de la Nuit, conducted by Sébastien Daucé and directed by Francesca Lattuada, with Violaine Le Chenadec.