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"Harmony and Contrast"

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I'd agree. allegro/adagio, ante-masque/masque (the idea of showing devils before Queen's entree, all the better to show the goodness of the Queen).

I definitely think that harmony is a tenet of classicism. There's such an emphasis on allegro and ENERGY!!! today it's hard to think of dancers who have much opportunity to show harmony. In the past, it was one of the glories of the Danish school; they had an almost animalistic quality of utter stillness. Fonteyn had it, and so (taking this on faith and video) did Diana Adams. By harmony, I mean harmony of limb and line.

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