Technical Information

Piece
*/d_piece 1000549
Piece Title
L’Après-Midi d’un Faune
Plot Summary
Sitting on a rock by the water, a faun watches a group of nymphs bathing. He accosts one of them, who escapes, leaving behind her veil. The faun returns to vhis rock with the veil, and lays down on it (with sexual overtones).
Notes
Set to Claude Debussy's musical piece "Prelude a l’Après-Midi d’un Faune." First performed in 1912 by Diaghliev's Ballets Russes, with Vaslav Nijinsky in the Faun role. SFPALM piece creator: Nijinsky function: choreographer
Piece > Date
*/d_piece/d_piece.dateid 1011974
Date piece created
1912
Piece > Piece Alternate Name
*/d_piece/r_piece_altname 742
Alternate Title(s)
Faun
Piece > Character
*/d_piece/r_piece_character 336
Character(s)
Faun
Piece > Character
*/d_piece/r_piece_character 337
Character(s)
Nymphs
Piece > Structure of Piece
*/d_piece/r_piece_structure_division 325