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Debussy - Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune

Poem, Music and Ballet

I have a strange relationship with the French Classical composers (Debussy, Ravel, Satie, Gounod) I find I can only take short, intense bursts of them. 996 more words

Listening

Serge Diaghilev and Leon Bakst, 1910 (Paris)

Russian scenery and costume designer, Léon Bakst was one of the principal members of Diaghilev’s original circle of artists, writers, and musicians. After the first performance of the Ballets Russes in 1909, Bakst continued to be one of Diaghilev’s primary collaborators. 82 more words

Ballets Russes

Pearly: Chapter 7

That very day, I was taken out of my case and run through my scales. The chap’s fingers were practised, deft, fast. We played Kohler studies, Gariboldi, Bach, even a Mozart cadenza, again and again, varying it each time. 1,185 more words

Creative Writing

Pearly: Chapter 1.

Pearly.

For our new clan member:  Dara Fearghus

Chapter 1.

My final wires were slotted into their grooves. Cool fingers glued and pressed my last pad into its home. 729 more words

Creative Writing

Portrait: "L'Apres-midi d'un Faune"

Surrounded,
Framed in leafy green,
Foraging the foliage,
Startled, sensing she was not alone,
Warned by wafting air
of danger near,
Beware!

Hidden,
Waiting for the frame, 117 more words

Photography

Rambert Dance at Oxford's The New Theatre, 19th-20th March 2014

Rambert is one of Britain’s national dance companies – an ensemble of world-class dancers and live orchestra performing classic and contemporary works to give audiences an exhilarating theatrical experience.  273 more words

What's Happening

American Repertory Ballet Presents: Firebird

American Repertory Ballet presents an evening of ballets inspired by the 20th-century works of Sergei Diaghilev’s revolutionary Ballets Russes.  The ambitious program features: the premiere of Artistic Director Douglas Martin’s  66 more words