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Black Swans

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What significance do the black swans in Act IV hold? I believe it to be really stupid seeing as the Black Swan in Act III represents evil. What are the choreographers' reasons for putting them in?

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They're supposed to be cygnets. All-black would seem to be an arbitrary choice, as cygnets are actually black, buff and grey with a sort of camouflage pattern, like many young waterbirds. I think we took this one 'round the bend in a previous thread.

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If you have set your preferences other than the default* (and may therefore have more than 15 posts per page), answers begin with Marga's post, #19: http://ballettalk.invisionzone.com/index.p...ndpost&p=159120

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