Le Nid d'Amour

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Le Nid d'Amour is a "ballet anacréontique"

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Le Nid d’Amour, ou Les Amours Vengés is a "ballet anacréontique" by Eugène Hus. First performed Théâtre Royal, Bruxelles, 9 March 1818. Published in Brussels by L. Poublon, 1818.

An opéra comique in one actby this name byJean Baptiste Edouard Montaubry opened in 1885.

South African performances

1810: Performed in Cape Town in Dutch (as Het Liefdenest) , with new music composed by L. Meurant, performed in Cape Town as an afterpiece to Le Somnambule ou Orgia (Pont-de-Vesle), by the pupils of J. Riaux on 13 October 1810.

1810: Repeated by the same company, but apparently in French as Le Nid d'Amour this time, on 27 October, as an afterpiece to Le Baiser (Florian).


Jean-Philippe Van Aelbrouck, 1994. Dictionnaire des danseurs: chorégraphes et maîtres de danse à Bruxelles de 1600 à 1830[1]

F.C.L. Bosman, 1928[2]: pp. 129

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