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La estética tardía de Les Ballets Russes y la transformación de El amor brujo en la versión de León Woizikovsky y Natalia Goncharova (1935)

M Christoforidis

El amor brujo, metáfora de la modernidad. Estudios en torno a Manuel de Falla y la música española del siglo xx | Centro de Documentación de Música y Danza-INAEM; Fundación Archivo Manuel de Falla | Published : 2017

Abstract

In 1935 Les Ballets de Léon Woizikovsky staged El amor brujo with costumes and sets by Natalia Goncharova. The production was the first major choreography by the famous dancer Woizikovsky, whose reworking of the celebrated ballet by Manuel de Falla was one of the principal attractions of the new company for several years in the second half of the 1930s. During this time they undertook long tours around Spain, Europe and Oceania. Woizikovsky and Goncharova, who had been key members of Sergei Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes, also had many ties with the music of Falla and Spain. However, some of the ideas they explored in El amor brujo had origins in their collaboration with Bronislava Nijinska in t..

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