danse macabre


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danse macabre

(dɑ̃s makɑbrə)
n
(Art Terms) another name for dance of death
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Noun1.danse macabre - a medieval dance in which a skeleton representing death leads a procession of others to the gravedanse macabre - a medieval dance in which a skeleton representing death leads a procession of others to the grave
ceremonial dance, ritual dance, ritual dancing - a dance that is part of a religious ritual
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Translations
haláltánc
References in classic literature ?
Gounod had conducted the Funeral March of a Marionnette; Reyer, his beautiful overture to Siguar; Saint Saens, the Danse Macabre and a Reverie Orientale; Massenet, an unpublished Hungarian march; Guiraud, his Carnaval; Delibes, the Valse Lente from Sylvia and the Pizzicati from Coppelia.
As a persuasion to the acceptance of death, the Moral Discourses Against the Displeasure of Dying was rooted not only in the Platonic tradition but also in the more recent traditions of the ars moriendi and the danse macabre.(1) Running to nearly 600 folios, Glissenti's book is almost certainly the longest lay treatise on death to come out of Renaissance Italy.(2) And though important in itself as a major humanistic treatment of death in the vernacular, the Discorsi morali has an unusual significance that lies not so much in its patent purpose - to recommend death - but rather in its countervailing undercurrent - to probe the psychology of work.
The manuscript of the Danse Macabre of Women (BN Ms.
It looked as though 6-4 favourite Danse Macabre would score as he made ground on the long-time leader Another Aspect, but blunders at the final two hurdles put paid to his chances and Another Aspect went on to win by a length.
He noted with amusement that one of the operas in the opening season was La Danse Macabre.
Geraghty was later on the deck when his mount Rule The Roost was brought down at the first flight in a two-and-a-half-mile handicap hurdle that went to the well-supported Fran Flood-trained Danse Macabre. He will be fit to ride at Thurles this afternoon.
But in the orchestra's inspirational performance of St Saens' Danse Macabre , a succession of stunning solos (especially from leader Jenny Graham) raised the temperature for a wonderfully committed presentation of Andrew Carter's Te Deum .
01446 738622 MUSIC Thomas Gaynor New Zealand-born organist Thomas Gaynor will mix Mendelssohn and Bach with a haunting rendition of Saint-Saens' Danse Macabre. Today, 1pm, St David's Hall.
Danse macabre: Tilda Swinton is the ballet school's enigmatic teacher
The program will include: "Danse Macabre" by Camille Saint Saens; "Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets" by John Williams; music from "Frozen" by Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez, and Christophe Beck; Imperial March" from "Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back" by John Williams; "Phantom of the Opera" by Andrew Lloyd Webber; "The Black Cat Fugue" by Domenico Scarlatti and Jan Bach; and much more.