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Lifar

(Russian ljiˈfar)
n
(Biography) Serge (sɛrʒ). 1905–86, Russian ballet dancer and choreographer: ballet master at the Paris Opera Ballet (1932–58). His ballets include Prométhée (1929), Icare (1935), and Phèdre (1950)
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Orchestre et choeur sous la direction de Philippe Gaubert, avec Serge Lifar dans le role principal.
We are generally well aware of the composers and dancers, including Anna Pavlova, Vaslav Nijinsky, Tamara Karsavina, Markova, Lifar, Anton Dolin and more, who were conjured up by Sergei Diaghilev during his 20 years as the director / impresario of the Ballets Russes.
A Serge Leer B Serge Priar C Serge Lunar D Serge Lifar 10.
In addition to which, my eternal thanks for Petrouchka, Igor Stravinsky, Berlin 6/XII 1912." (36) The owner before Crawford was another ballet great, Serge Lifar (1905-1986), a student of Nijinsky's sister, Bronislava Nijinska (1891-1972); his signature is on the front fly leaf in the same volume.
From the simplified foot charts of Arthur Murray to the intricate and sophisticated systems of Serge Lifar or the Laban School for formal ballet and La Meri's (R.M.
Yn yr un modd, yn ddiweddar, cefais fy hun mewn awyren fawr yn eistedd yn y sedd sydd agosaf at y drws "allanfa" gyda'i lifar coch pwerus.
Among them, the artist Konstantin Somov by Bakst, Bakst himself, Mstislav Dobuzhinsky, Prince Alexandre Shervashidze by Benois, Serge Lifar by Tchelichew, Nicholas Roerich by Burliuk, Goncharova and Diaghilev by Larionov, and a self-portrait of Sergei Soudeikine.
(36.) Among others, Riess photographed Benito Mussolini, actor Emil Jannings, writers Colette and Klaus Mann, artists Marie Laurencin and Fernand Leger, and dancers Anna Pavlova and Serge Lifar.
Graceful refinement was the flavour of the first work, Suite in Blanc, by Ukrainian choreographer Serge Lifar. Created for the Paris Opera Ballet in the early 1940s and set to soft orchestral music by Edouard Lalo, it featured a range of ballerinas all in white tutus and male dancers all in white or in white and black.
Wedyn daeth lifar i droi'r peiriant i ffwrdd, er mwyn diogelu.
Who am I now?, an act of great concentration, lay behind the sheer sensuality Van Patten bestowed on the cigarette waltz in Serge Lifar's Suite en Blanc or the wit she displayed in the exotically inflected arm movements in the second movement of Balanchine's Symphony in Three Movements.
Of the three programs the Parisians performed, the one with the weakest choreography was the first, a tribute to three 20th century French choreographers: Serge Lifar, Roland Petit, and Maurice Bejart.