The Stories of the Russian Ballet (Classic Reprint)

The Stories of the Russian Ballet Classic Reprint Excerpt from The Stories of the Russian BalletIt requires but little imagination to picture a regiment of Russian Cossacks doing a wild dance before going into battle or in celebration Of victory A l

  • Title: The Stories of the Russian Ballet (Classic Reprint)
  • Author: Arthur Applin
  • ISBN: 9781330038420
  • Page: 246
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Stories of the Russian Ballet (Classic Reprint)

    Excerpt from The Stories of the Russian BalletIt requires but little imagination to picture a regiment of Russian Cossacks doing a wild dance before going into battle, or in celebration Of victory A little imagination, and we can see a company of French Chasseurs laughing and leaping in the air still a little and the Fifth Uhlans is celebrating the glory Of BlExcerpt from The Stories of the Russian BalletIt requires but little imagination to picture a regiment of Russian Cossacks doing a wild dance before going into battle, or in celebration Of victory A little imagination, and we can see a company of French Chasseurs laughing and leaping in the air still a little and the Fifth Uhlans is celebrating the glory Of Bloodshed.But can anyone outside Hanwell picture a detachment Of our English Guards behaving so indecorously True, they waltzed before Waterloo and with the Germans won the battle But after Africa we, stay at home soldiers, became drunk there was some excuse for that, I admit, which is best forgotten The English people are forced to the public house for their Bacchanalia To dance on the village green on the Sabbath would be to desecrate it To dance down Piccadilly would mean a night in the police cell and a dull morning with an unimaginative magistrate.It is interesting to notice how the rise and fall Of the dance has accompanied the rise and fall Of great nations It has ever been the outward and visible sign Of an inward and spiritual grace, Of the health and happiness of a virile people In ancient times the dance was an expression of Religious, patriotic or military feeling The Choric and Pyrrhic dances are examples And do not let us forget when we Object to an artist dancing before the property head Of John the Baptist at Covent Garden, that David danced before the Ark of the Lord But Of course the solemn character of dancing has declined with the progress Of civilisation.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at forgottenbooksThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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