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Composer of Paquita?

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abunchofbunheads

Was Paquita composed by Édouard Deldevez or Ludwig Minkus?

 

Or, from what I understood, by researching, the original music was by Edouard Deldevez and Ludwig Minkus' music was added in 1881 which were: Pas de trois for the first act, Grand pas classique and the Mazurka des enfants (Children's mazurka) for the last act.

 

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Victoria Leigh

The music of Paquita is generally credited to Minkus, however, I have not researched this and do not know about Deldevez. The recorded music that we have available all lists Minkus as the composer.

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abunchofbunheads

Thank you Ms Leigh!

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