The aesthetic that is dance: lights, music, energy, colour, stretching to the heights of a discipline to
be shared and appreciated, all of this goes into the buildup we appraise as the performance.
What of the players on stage? How many delicious fried meals did they have to refuse, How many hours of sleep did they abstain from to get the movements right to sync with their partners.
We the audience leave the hall in applause mode, but if you really ponder the performance in terms of its background efforts and disciplines the words of Rilke echo thoughts: "For beauty is nothing but the beginning of terror.”
Attended the matinee performance of 'metamorphosis takes flight' at NAPA (National Academy for the Performing Arts)yesterday afternoon, so response to today's challenge is inspired thus.
“Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.”
REVISIT TO READ
Monday WRites 402
BLOG HOPPING TODAY WITH
challenge to include the line from The First Elegy by Rainer Maria Rilke -"For beauty is nothing but the beginning of terror.” in a short prose
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Happy Month of July
Lets dance in the month of July
You've heard about the Monday Blues
well this is Monday WRites (musing on the definition here of rite, as any customary observance for eg the rite of afternoon tea).