Nightingale (ballet)

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Nightingale is a ballet created in 1939 by Aleksey Yermolayev and Fedor Lopukhov to music by Mikhail Kroshner.[1] The libretto by Yermolayev and Yuri Slonimsky is based on a story by Źmitrok Biadula. Nightingale is the first Belarusian ballet to be staged at the National Opera and Ballet of Belarus, on 5 November 1939.[2]



  1. ^ The Oxford Dictionary of Dance, 2010, p. 491.
  2. ^ Writings on Ballet and Music, 2003, p. 192.


  • Craine, Debra and Mackrell, Judith (2010). The Oxford Dictionary of Dance. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0199563449
  • Lopukhov, Fedor (2003). Writings on Ballet and Music. University of Wisconsin Press. ISBN 978-0299182748

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