La Péri (Burgmüller)

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The "pas du songe" in La Péri

La Péri is an 1843 ballet with music composed by Johann Friedrich Franz Burgmüller[1] and dance choreography by Jean Coralli, that was first staged in Paris on July 17, 1843 at the Académie Royale de Musique.[2][3] The 1843 production included dancers Carlotta Grisi, Lucien Petipa, J. B. Barret, Jean Coralli and Delphine Marquet.[3]


  1. ^ Clarfield, Ingrid Jacobson (2005). Burgmuller, Czerny & Hanon: 41 Piano Studies Selected for Technique and Musicality 2. Alfred Music Publishing. p. 6. ISBN 978-0-7390-3824-6. 
  2. ^ Moore, Lillian (1938). Artists of the dance. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell. p. 134. OCLC 187202537. 
  3. ^ a b Rubin, Louis Decimus; Mills, Jerry Leath (1995). A Writer's Companion. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press. p. 441. ISBN 978-0-8071-1992-1.