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About 'Pizzicati from the ballet Sylvia'
Delibes, Léo (biography)
1836 , St Germain-du Val
1891 , Paris
French composer of operettas and ballets.
Sylvia, originally Sylvia, ou La nymphe de Diane, is a full-length ballet in two or three acts, first choreographed by Louis Mérante to music by Léo Delibes in 1876. This pizzicato movement from the 3rd Act is one of the ballet's most famous moments.