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Published by Vendome Press, Distributed in the U.S. by Rizzoli International Publications in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Mallarmé, Stéphane, 1842-1898,
  • Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918,
  • Nijinsky, Waslaw, 1890-1950,
  • Afternoon of a faun (Choreographic work)

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementPhilippe Néagu ... [et al.] ; edited by Jean-Michel Nectoux ; [translated by Maximilian Vos].
ContributionsNéagu, Philippe., Nectoux, Jean Michel., Musée d"Orsay.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV1790.A38 A6613 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination141 p. :
Number of Pages141
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2195334M
ISBN 100865651418
LC Control Number89014838

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