The danse macabre
represents an illuminating context, and offers a genuinely new interpretive approach to what is a notoriously troublesome text.
It recalls great composers who have appeared on the Town Hall stage here: Elgar, represented in the programme by the opening movement of his great Organ Sonata - but regrettably not the whole magnificent piece, recently recorded so triumphantly by Trotter for Regent Records - and Saint-Saens, whose Danse Macabre
is played in an arrangement by E.
15 Danse Macabre
was the theme tune to which 90s mystery series starring Alan Davies?
For Miller's Crossing, which they termed a "shameless rip-off" of Dashiell Hammett, they created the "Thompson jitterbug" montage, a danse macabre
propelled by a submachine gun to the strains of "Danny Boy.
Hamilton's latest "Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter" novel Danse Macabre
The Snowden show started when favourite Danse Macabre
got the better of Diamond Mick by six lengths and the treble was completed with First Love making all in the Queen's colours.
Haqqani, one of the foremost scholars of modern Pakistan, gives us the full history of the danse macabre
that Pakistan's religious ideologues and military and intelligence leaders have performed together over the decades.
turned out to be an ingenious but uncertainly developed theme of skipping skeletons and skulls descending hell-ward to the Saint-Saens music.
, on the other hand, is numbered among the orchestral works (as no.
In Stephen King's Danse Macabre
, the master of modern horror wrote that thrillers are divided into two types: those about "outside evil"--which present danger as an attack by aliens or monsters--and those about "inside evil," which offer up horror as something homegrown.
This danse macabre
plays against a bass of nagging sexuality (e.
The danse macabre
that appears in late medieval painting signified the desire to domesticate death or to become familiar with it through its ubiquitous presence, a friendly partnership, as it were.