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sarabande

, saraband
1. a decorous 17th-century courtly dance
2. Music a piece of music composed for or in the rhythm of this dance, in slow triple time, often incorporated into the classical suite
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The fourth movements are slow, introspective sarabandes, followed by a fifth movement in the form of a minuet, bouree, or gavotte.
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Prefacing "Kaleidoscope'' with the C minor Suite's "Sarabande,'' played on Sunday with deeply moving, inward-focused intensity by Joshua Gordon, was a smart stroke.
Brahms Beyond Mastery: His Sarabande and Gavotte, and its Recompositions.
Morton Prize from Sarabande Books, and a book of flash fiction, Alabama Steve.
Each dance movement was vividly delineated with the Sarabande as the slow, steady heartbeat of the work.
Some students also provided entertainment for the evening, in the form of a six-member barbershop choir, a piano arrangement of Bohemian Rhapsody by Callum Noble, a performance of Bohm's Sarabande in G Minor, Badarzewska's La Priere d'une Vierge and six students performing FM Static's My Brain Says Stop, But My Heart Says Go.
While fatigue can result from viewing these pieces together (NDT has performed this exact program; Boston Ballet made a highly successful evening out of five of these works), there are also enlightening aspects: The erotic all-male Sarabande provides counterpoint to the all-female Falling Angels (the rhythmic drumming can be powerful or numbing, depending on how you respond to Steve Reich).
PATRICIA VIGDERMAN is the author of The Memory Palace of Isabella Stewart Gardner (Sarabande, 2007) and Possibility: Essays Against Despair (Sarabande, forthcoming 2013).
The stories in Something in My Eye, recently released by Sarabande Books, resemble what I'd expected from the psychological residue of the odd, artful, and funny person I first encountered about a year ago, when my Mardi Gras date stormed upstairs at Mimi's to confront him about some way or other he'd done her wrong.
His 2009 Sarabande -- the name of a slow dance in triple time -- opens with what looks like the sun or a bright moon shining behind a tangle of dark, bare tree branches and what may be mesh fencing.