Sepia Saturday

Sepia Saturday Header : 404 3 February 2018

This week we’re tripping the light fantastic and sharing photos about dancers or dancing.

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Valentina Blinova in L’Oiseau de feu [The Firebird], Ballets Russes, Sydney, 1936-1937 / Max Dupain

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Russian ballet dancer. Source: National Library of Australia. Circa 1936.

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Greek Dancing, British Museum, 1890

 

How to Dance the Charleston

Singing in the Rain

STOMP

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12 thoughts on “Sepia Saturday

  1. La Nightingail says:

    The pictures are lovely and the videos, great fun. How that Gene Kelly and Donald O’Conner could dance and Debbie was no slouch either!!! 🙂

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  2. kerbent says:

    the Charleston looks fun but exhausting. It’s easy to forget how many types of dancing there are. After seeing Romper Stomper live many years ago I could see music and dance everywhere. Sweeping the floor was never the same.

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  3. Mike Brubaker says:

    As a musician I’ve always enjoyed watching ballet and dance, but for me the music always comes first before the beautiful steps. Some of the greatest ballet suites have terrific music but very silly stories. It’s interesting that you chose a film on the Charleston that features a band of boys accompanying the first dancer. They are the Jenkins Orphanage Band of Charleston, SC and in 2014 I wrote a story based on their postcards. Charleston was then a major influence on the development of jazz music, perhaps as much as New Orleans. Here is the link:
    http://temposenzatempo.blogspot.com/2014/08/the-jenkins-orphanage-band.html

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