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Maureen Needham

danced in others. He was the ballet-master of Pierre Perrin’s Académies d’Opéra, creating dances for Cambert’s Pomone ( 1671 ). As ballet-master for Lully’s Opéra during the 1670s and 80s, he choreographed dances for the premières of Lully’s L’impatience ( 1661 ), La naissance de Vénus ( 1665 ), Alceste ( 1674 ), Atys ( 1676 ), Isis ( 1677 ), Le triomphe de l’Amour ( 1681 , with Pécour) and Ballet de la Jeunesse ( 1686 ). After Lully’s death ( 1687 ) Beauchamps left the Opéra to choreograph and compose music for ballets at the Jesuit colleges ( 1669–97

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Claude Conyers

See Me Tonight ( 1995 ; songs of Stephen Foster), Going Away Party ( 1990 ; music by Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys), and his production of the Virgil Thomson/Gertrude Stein opera Four Saints in Three Acts ( 2000 ). He has also created works to the music of John Adams, Samuel Barber, George Gershwin, Lou Harrison, Charles Ives, Harry Partch, Richard Rodgers, and Paul Simon –Americans all. Bibliography J. Acocella : Mark Morris (New York, 1993) J. Morgenroth : Speaking of Dance: Twelve Contemporary Choreographers on Their Craft (New York