La Source

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Louis Mérante in La Source, 1866

La Source (English: The Spring) is a three-act ballet. The dances were designed by Arthur Saint-Léon. The story of the ballet was written by Saint-Léon and Charles Nuitter. The music was written by Ludwig Minkus and Léo Delibes. The ballet was first performed in Paris in 1866. A well known piece from the ballet score is the "Naïla Waltz".