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CL53542
Poster ID: CL53542
Original Title: Abraxas Ballet
English Title: Abraxas Ballet
Designer: Keienburg
Year of Poster: 1980s
Category: Theatrical/Ballet and Dance
Actor/Artist/Director: Werner Egk
Country of Poster: East German
Size: 23 x 32 inches = 58 x 81 cm
Condition: Very Good
Available: No
Notes: Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin 1982 Inspired by the success of Adolphe Adam's ballet Giselle, which was based on one of his short stories, poet Heinrich Heine wrote a libretto for a ballet about the Faust legend. Plans for production never came to fruition during his lifetime, but Werner Egk took up the project soon after the Second World War. His ballet Abraxas became one of the most successful postwar ballets in Germany
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