[Prince Igor]. Opéra Privé de Paris Première Saison 1929. Souvenir program for a performance of Prince Igor with choreography by Michel Fokine and set and costume designs by Constantin Korovin. Alexander BORODIN.
[Prince Igor]. Opéra Privé de Paris Première Saison 1929. Souvenir program for a performance of Prince Igor with choreography by Michel Fokine and set and costume designs by Constantin Korovin.

[Prince Igor]. Opéra Privé de Paris Première Saison 1929. Souvenir program for a performance of Prince Igor with choreography by Michel Fokine and set and costume designs by Constantin Korovin.

Folio. Original wrappers illustrated in colour by Russian artist Ivan Bilibin (1876-1942). 20ff. of text and illustraitons + 2ff. with 8 tipped-in colour plates of set and costume designs + tipped-in colour plate reproducing a portrait of Marian Kousnezoff-Massenet. With printed changes to cast list laid down.

Wrappers slightly worn. Minor browning.

"An extraordinary work created in nearly impossible conditions, Prince Igor clings to a place at the edge of the repertory owing to Borodin’s skill in realizing the ‘song and cantilena’ to which, by his own confession, he was drawn." Robert W. Oldani in Grove Music Online. Item #27769

Price: $275.00  other currencies

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