Jeux facts for kids
|Composed by||Claude Debussy|
|Date of premiere||15 May 1913|
|Place of premiere||Théâtre des Champs Elysees
|Original ballet company||Diaghilev's Ballets Russes|
|Designs by||Léon Bakst|
|Setting||Park near the Bois de Bologne|
Jeux (French: Games) is a modern ballet. It was choreographed by Nijinksy to music by Claude Debussy. It starred Nijinsky, Tamara Karsavina, and Ludmilla Schollar. It was first performed in the Théâtre des Champs Elysees in Paris on May 15, 1913. Grace Robert writes that the ballet was received "very tepidly".
- Kirstein, Lincoln. 1984. Four Centuries of Ballet: Fifty Masterworks. Dover. pp. 202-03.
- Robert, Grace. 1949. The Borzoi Book of Ballets. New York: Knopf. p. 259.
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"Venetian holiday in the 16th century." Set design by Alexandre Benois for an unrealized production of Jeux
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