Monthly Archives: June 2010

It’s not always the way that you do it, sometimes it’s what you do

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Fascinating article from the Journal of Experimental Psychology, ‘I like the sound of your voice: Affective learning about vocal signals‘.  We’d all like to think, wouldn’t we, that having a ‘musical’ voice is what counts, and that – to paraphrase … Continue reading

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Let’s have a Kristen McNally evening!

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Now you know how I feel about the wonderful work of choreographer Kristen McNally (see previous post), so I’m delighted to see from her just-published  blog over at Ballet.co that she’s keen to put on an evening of her work … Continue reading

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Cyclists: beware multitaskers

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The driver who caused the death of one cyclist and injured another while she was distracted for – listen carefully – two seconds while throwing a spider out of a car window has been sentenced (full story from BBC here).  … Continue reading

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Ballet troubles & music

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Music in Motion is an article on new scores for NYCB from The New Yorker by Alex Ross, author of The Rest is Noise. (Via theballetbag via Twitter) I enjoyed reading The Rest is Noise more than any other book … Continue reading

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Win it for the Daily Mail, Slovenia

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Feeling just a bit odd today, as had it not been for commitments in London, I would be at the England-Slovenia  match, having won a five-day trip to SA and a ticket to the match in a competition. I hope … Continue reading

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An online ballet crossword

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I’m reposting this from six years ago – my first ever online ballet crossword. Even though I say so myself, I think it’s rather nice if you like that kind of thing. It’s as much the gracefulness of the technology … Continue reading

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