Bibliography and Sources

Bibliography

  • Petipa, Marius, Russian Ballet Master: The Memoirs of Marius Petipa. Translated ed. by Helen Whittaker, introduction and edited by Lillian Moore. London, UK: Dance Books Ltd (1958)
  • Petipa, Marius (1971) Мариус Петипа. Материалы. Воспоминания. Статьи. Marius Petipa. Materials, Recollections, Articles. Leningrad: Iskusstvo (Искусство) A. Art
  • Petipa, Marius, The Diaries of Marius Petipa. Translated ed. and introduction by Lynn Garafola. Published in Studies in Dance History 3.1. (Spring 1992)
  • Anderson, J. (1992) Ballet & Modern Dance: A Concise History. 2nd edition. New Jersey: Princeton Book Company
  • Ashton, Geoffrey (1985) Giselle. Woodbury, New York: Barron’s
  • Balanchine, George (1979) 101 Stories of the Great Ballets. New York: Anchor Books
  • Beaumont, Cyril (1929) Enrico Cecchetti: A Memoir. UK: Beaumont
  • Beaumont, Cyril (1937) Complete Book of Ballets. London, UK: Putnam
  • Beaumont, Cyril (1944) The Ballet Called Giselle. London, UK: Dance Books Ltd
  • Beaumont, Cyril (1952) The Ballet Called Swan Lake. London, UK: Dance Books Ltd
  • Benois, Alexandre (1945) Reminiscences of the Russian Ballet. UK: Putnam
  • Bremster, M. (1993) International Dictionary of Ballet Detroit: St James Press
  • Edgecombe, Rodney Stenning. Cesare Pugni, Marius Petipa, and 19th Century Ballet Music. Musical Times, Summer 2006
  • Ezrahi, Christina (2012) Swans of the Kremlin: Ballet and Power in Soviet Russia. US, UK: University of Pittsburgh Press, Dance Books Ltd
  • Fullington, Doug, Petipa’s Le Jardin Animé Restored. The Dancing Times: September, 2004. Vol. 94, No. 1129.
  • Garafola, Lynn (2005) Legacies of Twentieth-Century Dance. Middletown, Connecticut: Wesleyan University Press
  • Gregory, John (1994) The Legat Saga: Nikolai Gustavovich Legat, 1869-1937. UK: Dance Books Ltd
  • Guest, Ivor (1953) The Ballet of the Second Empire. Middletown, Connectivut, US: Pitman & Wesleyan
  • Guest, Ivor (1960) La Fille mal gardée: History of the Ballet. The Dancing Times Ltd
  • Guest, Ivor and Lanchbery, John. The Score of La Fille mal gardée. Published in Theatre Research, Vol. III, No. 3, 1961
  • Guest, Ivor (1977) The Divine Virgina: A Biography of Virginia Zucchi. New York, US: Marcel Dekker, Inc.
  • Guest, Ivor Forbes, ed. (1981) Letters from a Balletmaster – The Correspondence of Arthur Saint-Léon. Dance Books Ltd
  • Guest, Ivor (1983) Cesare Pugni: A Plea For Justice. London, UK: Dance Research Journal. Vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 30-38
  • Guest, Ivor (1985) Jules Perrot: Master of the Romantic Ballet. London, UK: Dance Books Ltd
  • Guest, Ivor (2008) The Romantic Ballet in Paris. Alton, Hampshire: Dance Books Ltd
  • Hormigón, Laura (2010) Marius Petipa en España (1844-1847) Memorias y otros materiales. Madrid, Spain: Danzarte Ballet
  • Jürgensen, Knud Arne (1995) The Verdi Ballets. Istituto nazionale di studi verdiani
  • Kant, Marion/Various (2007) The Cambridge Companion to Ballet. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press
  • Kschessinskaya, Matilda, H.S.H. The Princess Romanovsky-Krassinsky (1960) Dancing in Petersburg: the Memoirs of Mathilde Kschessinskaya. Alton, Hampshire: Dance Books Ltd
  • Kirstein, Lincoln (1984) Four Centuries of Ballet: Fifty Masterworks. New York: Dover
  • Legat, Nikolai (1939) Ballet Russe: Memoirs of Nikolai Legat. London, UK: Methuen
  • Leshkov, Denis Ivanovich. The Personal Reminiscenes of R. E. Drigo. Muzykal’naya Zhizn (Musical Life). No. 23, 1973
  • Letellier, Robert Ignatius (2008) The Ballets of Ludwig Minkus. Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Money, Keith (1982) Anna Pavlova: Her Life and Art. UK: Alfred A. Knopf
  • Naughtin, Matthew (2014) Ballet Music: A Handbook. Lanham, Maryland, US: Rowman & Littefield
  • Nijinska, Bronislava, (1992) Bronislava Nijinska: Early Memoirs. Translated ed. by Irina Nijinska and Jean Rawlinson. Duke University Press Books
  • Pleshcheyev, Alexander Alexeyevich (1899) Наш балет, 1673-1899 (Our Ballet), 2nd supplemented ed. with forward by K.A. Skalkovsky, Th. A. Pereyaslavtsev and A.A. Pleshcheyev
  • Pritchard, Jane with Hamilton, Caroline (2012) Anna Pavlova: Twentieth-Century Ballerina. London, UK: Booth-Clibborn Editions
  • Racster, Olga (1923) Master of the Russian Ballet – The Memoirs of Enrico Cecchetti. Hampshire, UK: Noverre Press
  • Scholl, Tim (1994) From Petipa to Balanchine: Classical Revival and the Modernization of Ballet. Abingdon, Oxfordshire, UK: Routledge
  • Scholl, Tim (2004) Sleeping Beauty: A Legend in Progress. New Haven and London: Yale University
  • Scherer, Barrymore Laurence. Riccardo Drigo: Toast of the Czars. Published in Ballet News – January 1982, pp. 26–28
  • Schueneman, Bruce R. Minor Ballet Composers: Biographical Sketches of Sixty-six Underappreciated Yet Significant Contributors to the Body of Western ballet Music.
  • Sidney-Fryer, Donald. The Case of the Light Fantastic Toe: The Romantic Ballet and Signor Maestro Cesare Pugni.
  • Smakov, Gennady. The Great Russian Dancers.
  • Travaglia, Silvio (1929) Riccardo Drigo, l’uomo e l’artistaGuglielmo Zanibon
  • Warrack, John (1973) Tchaikovsky. New York, US: C. Scribner’s Sons
  • Werner, Henze, Hans (1959) Ondine: Diary of a Ballet. (Translated edition, 2003), Alton, Hampshire: Dance Books Ltd
  • Wiley, Roland John. Dances from Russia: An Introduction to the Sergeyev Collection. The Harvard Library Bulletin, 24.1, January 1976
  • Wiley, Roland John. Memoirs of R. E. Drigo, Part I. Published in The Dancing Times – May 1982, pp. 577–578
  • Wiley, Roland John. Memoirs of R. E. Drigo, Part II. Published in The Dancing Times – June 1982, pp. 661–662
  • Wiley, Roland John (1985) Tchaikovsky’s Ballets: Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, The Nutcracker. Oxford, UK: Clarendon Press
  • Wiley, Roland John (1997) The Life and Ballets of Lev Ivanov. Oxford, UK: Clarendon Press
  • Wiley, Roland John (2007) A Century of Russian Ballet. Alton, Hampshire, UK: Dance Books Ltd

*Books are available to purchase at Amazon.co.uk and DanceBooks.co.uk

 

Other Sources

  • Celebration at Peterhof, Ezhegodnik Imperatorskikh Teatrov. St. Petersburg Imperial Theatres, 426-9. 1894
  • Levenson, A.A. (1896) Imperial Coronation Program for the Gala Presentation at the Imperial Bolshoi Theater in Moscow 17 May 1896 on the occasion of the Holy Coronation of His Imperial Majesty the Sovereign Emperor Nikolai Aleksandrovich and Her Imperial Majesty the Sovereign Empress Aleksandra Feodorovna.
  • Anderson, Keith. CD Liner notes. Léon Minkus. Don Quixote. Nayden Todorov Cond. Sofia National Opera Orchestra. Naxos 8.557065/66.
  • Guest, Ivor. CD Liner notes. Adolphe Adam. Giselle. Richard Bonynge Cond. Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Decca 417 505–2.
  • Guest, Ivor. CD Liner notes. Léon Minkus & Léo Delibes. La Source. Richard Bonynge Cond. Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Decca 421 431–2.
  • Guest, Ivor. CD Liner notes. Adolphe Adam. Le Corsaire. Richard Bonynge cond. English Chamber Orchestra. Decca 430 286-2.
  • Guest, Ivor. CD Liner Notes. Ferdinand Hérold. La Fille mal gardée – Excerpts. John Lanchbery Cond. Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. CD Decca 430,196–2
  • Manchester, P. W. Liner note for the LP record “Homage to Pavlova” (CSA 2232). Decca Records, 1974
  • Smakov, Gennadi (1967) Giselle perf. by the Bolshoi Theatre Orch., cond. by Algis Zhuraitis (liner note for LP SRB4118), Moscow: Melodiya
  • Stegemann, Michael. CD Liner notes, translated by Lionel Salter. Léon Minkus. Don Quijote. Boris Spassov, cond. Sofia National Opera Orchestra. Capriccio 10 540/41.
  • Stegemann, Michael. CD Liner notes. Trans. Lionel Salter. Léon Minkus. Paquita & La Bayadère. Boris Spassov Cond. Sofia National Opera Orchestra. Capriccio 10 544.
  • Bolshoi Ballet: Theatre program for The Pharaoh’s Daughter. Bolshoi Theatre, 2001
  • American Ballet Theatre: Theatre program for Le Corsaire. Playbill 24-26,31. 2005
  • Mariinsky Ballet: Theatre program from Ondine. Mariinsky Theatre, 2006
  • Bayerisches Staatsballett (Bavarian State Ballet): Theatre program for Le Corsaire, 2007
  • Bolshoi Theatre: Theatre program for Le Corsaire, 2007
  • Royal Ballet: Souvenir program for La Bayadère. Royal Opera House, 1990
  • Mariinsky Ballet: Theatre Program for La Fille mal gardée. Mariinsky Theatre, January 1994.
  • Royal Ballet: Theatre Program for La Fille mal gardée. Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, February 1978/ January 1998.
  • Mariinsky Ballet: Souvenir program for La Bayadère. Mariinsky Theatre, 2001
  • Mariinsky Ballet: Theatre program for Le Corsaire, 2004
  • Mariinsky Ballet: Souvenir program for the reconstruction of The Awakening of Flora. Mariinsky Theatre, 2007