Music: Richard Strauss (Burlesque in D minor
for piano and orchestra).
Choreography and plot: Antony Tudor .
Premiere: on October 20, 1943, by the Ballet Theatre in New York (Metropolitan Opera House).
Dancers at the premiere: Nora Kaye (the Lady with Him), Hugh Laing (the Gentleman with Her), Muriel Bentley (a Reflection), Michael Kidd (Another Reflection), John Kriza (It was Spring), Rosella Hightower (She Wore a Perfume), Antony Tudor (He Wore a White Tie).