Éventail de Jeanne, L’

views updated

Éventail de Jeanne, L’ (Jeanne's Fan). Ballet in 10 nos. choreog. Y. Franck and A. Bourgat, commissioned in 1927 for her Paris ballet school by Jeanne Dubost, who gave the 10 leaves of her fan to 10 composers, asking each to compose a no. Those participating were Ravel, Ferroud, Ibert, Roland-Manuel, Delannoy, Roussel, Milhaud, Poulenc, Schmitt, and Auric. Ravel's 1-minute Fanfare is marked Wagneramente.