Jeux

Jeux (Games) is a ballet written by Claude Debussy. Described as a


Jeux (Games) is a ballet written by Claude Debussy. Described as a "poème dansé", it was written for Sergei Diaghilev's Ballets Russes with choreography by Vaslav Nijinsky. Debussy initially objected to the scenario but reconsidered the commission when Diaghilev doubled the fee. Debussy wrote the score quickly, from mid-August to mid-September 1912. Robert Orledge has analysed the chronology of Debussy's composition and preserved manuscripts of the score.
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