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Black SwansAct IV


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#1 MinkusPugni

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Posted 17 August 2005 - 10:19 PM

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?

#2 Mel Johnson

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Posted 18 August 2005 - 04:06 AM

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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Posted 18 August 2005 - 04:53 AM

Somewhere on the second page:

http://ballettalk.in...wtopic=3800&hl=

#4 carbro

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Posted 18 August 2005 - 09:18 AM

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.in...ndpost&p=159120





*Members with dial-up connections may find this cuts down the time necessary for loading extra pages :yawn: for the same number of posts.


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