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(French dəlib)
(Biography) (Clément Philibert) Léo (leo). 1836–91, French composer, noted particularly for his ballets Coppélia (1870) and Sylvia (1876), and the opera Lakmé (1883)



(Clément Philibert) Léo, 1836–91, French composer.
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Noun1.Delibes - French composer of operas (1836-1891)
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Gounod had conducted the Funeral March of a Marionnette; Reyer, his beautiful overture to Siguar; Saint Saens, the Danse Macabre and a Reverie Orientale; Massenet, an unpublished Hungarian march; Guiraud, his Carnaval; Delibes, the Valse Lente from Sylvia and the Pizzicati from Coppelia.
Contract notice: Urbanization works of the new glorieta de vara de rey and connections miguel delibes with duques de njera and hermanos hircio with belchite, Solution c to the lower pass of duques de njera in logroo
Espiritu was in fine form and the ensemble interpreted all those delectable arias from Mozart, Puccini, Verdi, Leoncavallo, Bellini, Gounod, Delibes, Tchaikovsky, Rossini, Bizet, Meyerbeer, Lehar and Offenbach.
Todos estos rasgos permiten definir a los monumentos megaliticos con este emplazamiento como "dolmenes de fondo de valle" (Delibes y Santonja, 1986: 136; Delibes et al.
The spectacularly colourful and buoyant first half of Coppelia , set to the delightful music of Leo Delibes and the story of ETA Hoffmann, shows the young lovers Franz and Swanilda intrigued by what appears to be the beautiful daughter of the mysterious toymaker Dr Coppelius.
The Royal Ballet Sinfonia, conducted by Koen Kessels, perform Delibes music superbly.
The ballet in three acts, whose tale is based on Greek mythology, is best known for its remarkable score, composed by 19th-century French composer Leo Delibes.
This light-hearted tale of mistaken identity and confused lovers follows mischievous Swanilda, her impetuous suitor Franz and the eccentric toymaker Dr Coppelius as they are brought to life by sparkling choreography and the animated score of Delibes.
Delibes-Mateos M, Delibes M, Ferreras P, Villafuerte R.
Nationally acclaimed Mezzo-Soprano D'Anna Fortunato joins pianist Malcolm Halliday, cellist Betsy Bronstein and flutist Jung-Yi Hsien Daugherty, to present chamber works by a wide range of composers, including Handel, Felix and Fanny Mendelssohn, Delibes, Ravel and Saint-Saens.
The programme will also feature the Prelude and Mazurka from the ballet Coppelia by Delibes and Dvorak's Symphony No 8 in G major.
The perennial favourite, to the music of Leo Delibes, dates back to 1870 and the BRB's Director Laureate Sir Peter Wright unveiled his interpretation in 1995.