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Classical myth a woman participant in the orgiastic rites of Dionysus; bacchante
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Men dressed as satyrs and silens, while women took on the roles of Nikes and bacchantes.
As darkness closed down the Bacchante searchlight came on like a silver pencil transfiguring the headland.
The course of the rivulet of wine, from which a Bacchante is scooping a jugful, is confused, perhaps through the deterioration of the paint or through inept restoration.
Her wit and nutty sophistication in Bourree Fantasque, dancing that crazy first duet with Robbins; her high-grace elegance in Caracole; the fierceness of her Chief Bacchante (a variation on Choleric) in Orpheus; the extraordinary niveous eloquence of her Odette in Balanchine's Swan Lake; the odd poignancy of her "rescue from drowning" duet with Nicholas Magallanes in Jones Beach; the zip of her classicism in a matinee performance of the Glinka Pas de Trois; and the spare musical precision of her Symphonie Concertante.
Then there was the time when Georgie and Eddy went "into exile" on board HMS Bacchante during a two year sea voyage which we should once have called National Service.
In 1979 Richard Annand again showed his bravery after his wife, Shirley Annand, JP, fell into the River Tyne after a visit to HMS Bacchante.
John Burthem in Hawk advanced after the bridges to take pole position in the Falcons and there were also commanding wins for Chris Riley in the Hilbre Hirondelle, Chris Kay in the Mylne Meridian and Bryan Williams in the Squib Bacchante.
Dancing bacchante by Joseph-Charles Marin (1759-1834), c.
Squibs: 1 Bacchante (J B Williams, Conway)' 2 Con Brio (B Mather, Royal Anglesey).
It was while in Naples that Emma became known for her theatrical poses of Greek mythological characters and where the female artist Louise Vigee-Lebrun painted her as Bacchante, the painting in the new display.
Elizabeth Vigee-Le Brun's portrait of Emma Hamilton as Bacchante gets special prominence.
85) Sustris filled the remaining border spaces with elegant grotesques and tiny figures of bacchantes dancing on framed blue grounds.