Valkyrian


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Val`kyr´i`an


a.1.Of or pertaining to the Valkyries; hence, relating to battle.
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In The Princess Ida prefers Valkyrian hymns, while the Prince delights in feminine lyrics that he keeps attempting to foist upon her.
In "Rubies," where close connections are continually set up and then dissolved in diverting play, there is a principal couple and a Valkyrian ballerina soloist who occupy the same stage space and stage time; yet this trio is linked only visually, by its coordination with the corps de ballet--that is, only through formal conjunctions, rather than, as in "Emeralds," through a shared focus or mission.
Although, with regards to stature, Kubiak was perhaps a little Valkyrian for the part, her exuberant voice and technical ability to sing top Cs while lying down made her the indisputable highlight of the evening.