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Enfant et les sortilèges, L’ (‘The Child and the Spells’)locked

  • Roger Nichols

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Fantaisie lyrique in one act by Maurice Ravel to a libretto by Colette; Monte Carlo, 21 March 1925.

During World War I Jacques Rouché, the newly appointed director of the Paris Opéra, asked Colette to write the scenario for a fairy ballet, and she accepted with enthusiasm his suggestion of Ravel as collaborator. A copy of her libretto finally reached Ravel in ...

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