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Monday April 07, 2014

No Tutus, Please

Joan Acocella for The New Yorker

Morris believes that a lot of Baroque music is perfect for dancing, partly because it was so often based on dance forms—minuet, gigue, passapied, etc. Though we don’t know whether the original “Acis and Galatea” had dancers, there will be sixteen of them in Morris’s version.

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