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Bacchanale
Dali, Salvador, 1904-19...
Surrealism ;Ballet -- H...
 
Title
Bacchanale
Description
Dancer Nini Theilade dressed neck to toe in a nude bodysuit. Bacchanale was a ballet in one act using the Venusberg Bacchanale from the first act of Richard Wagner's Tannhauser as the score. Choreographed by Leonide Massine and danced by the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, Bacchanale was a spectacle depicting the dreams of mad King Ludwig II of Bavaria in which stories from Greek mythology, most prominently Leda and the Swan, mingled with historical figures like famed courtesan Lola Montez. Dali wrote the libretto and designed the sets and costumes. It premiered on November 9, 1939 at the Metropolitan Opera House.
Creator.Persons
Dali, Salvador, 1904-1989
Bacchanale
Dali, Salvador, 1904-19...
Surrealism ;Ballet -- H...
 
Title
Bacchanale
Description
Costume designs. Bacchanale was a ballet in one act using the Venusberg Bacchanale from the first act of Richard Wagner's Tannhauser as the score. Choreographed by Leonide Massine and danced by the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, Bacchanale was a spectacle depicting the dreams of mad King Ludwig II of Bavaria in which stories from Greek mythology, most prominently Leda and the Swan, mingled with historical figures like famed courtesan Lola Montez. Dali wrote the libretto and designed the sets and costumes. It premiered on November 9, 1939 at the Metropolitan Opera House.
Creator.Persons
Dali, Salvador, 1904-1989
Bacchanale
Dali, Salvador, 1904-19...
Surrealism ;Ballet -- H...
 
Title
Bacchanale
Description
Backdrop painting. Bacchanale was a ballet in one act using the Venusberg Bacchanale from the first act of Richard Wagner's Tannhauser as the score. Choreographed by Leonide Massine and danced by the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, Bacchanale was a spectacle depicting the dreams of mad King Ludwig II of Bavaria in which stories from Greek mythology, most prominently Leda and the Swan, mingled with historical figures like famed courtesan Lola Montez. Dali wrote the libretto and designed the sets and costumes. It premiered on November 9, 1939 at the Metropolitan Opera House.
Creator.Persons
Dali, Salvador, 1904-1989
Bacchanale
Dali, Salvador, 1904-19...
Surrealism ;Ballet -- H...
 
Title
Bacchanale
Description
Dancer Nini Theilade dressed neck to toe in a nude bodysuit. Bacchanale was a ballet in one act using the Venusberg Bacchanale from the first act of Richard Wagner's Tannhauser as the score. Choreographed by Leonide Massine and danced by the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, Bacchanale was a spectacle depicting the dreams of mad King Ludwig II of Bavaria in which stories from Greek mythology, most prominently Leda and the Swan, mingled with historical figures like famed courtesan Lola Montez. Dali wrote the libretto and designed the sets and costumes. It premiered on November 9, 1939 at the Metropolitan Opera House.
Creator.Persons
Dali, Salvador, 1904-1989
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