dance of death


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Synonyms for dance of death

a medieval dance in which a skeleton representing death leads a procession of others to the grave

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..THE dance of death between MI5 officer Eve Polastri (Sandra Oh) and assassin Oksana Astankova aka Villanelle (Jodie Comer) is more delicious than ever in series two of the Bafta-winning drama.
THE dance of death between MI5 officer Eve Polastri (Sandra Oh) and elite assassin Oksana Astankova, aka Villanelle, (Jodie Comer) is more delicious than ever in this drama based on the Codename Villanelle series of books by Luke Jennings.
Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai in a statement issued in Srinagar said the pain of losing loved ones can well be felt by the Kashmiri people who see the dance of death and who shoulder the coffins of their loved ones almost every day for the political and basic rights.
The Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a statement in Srinagar paying homage to the martyred youth said that every day's dance of death has exposed the real face of India in Kashmir as oppression is on a full display.
'The pain of losing loved ones can well be felt by Kashmiris who see the dance of death and who shoulder the coffins of their loved ones almost every day.
"The dance of death is once again going on at Kashmir's streets in the blatant violation of international human rights laws," it said and asked the UN to move beyond issuing statements and take practical steps to resolve the issues of Palestine and Kashmir so that precious human lives were saved.
It's very aware of itself and gleefully toys with our expectations as it leads us on its merry dance of death.
Organized around the themes of trauma and healing, the show takes as its centerpiece Kentridge's 2015 video installation More Sweetly Play the Dance, a contemporary interpretation of the medieval Dance of Death. Through a dialogue between the displayed artworks and the remarkable hospital setting, the exhibition presents art as a powerful means of 'working through' layers of history.
In early trials it was a dance of death leading to no useful result, and what was worse, without yielding any clue as to what was wrong.
And with it, the dance of death in Syria can also be stopped.
Recent headlines may come to mind, but so, for me, did Ingmar Bergman's 1957 film The Seventh Seal, though I wasn't sure why until, reading the artist's notes in a catalogue published by Amsterdam's Eye Film Museum, which co-commissioned the work with the Lichtsicht Projektions-Biennale, Bad Rothenfelde, Germany, I saw his references to the Dance of Death, the visual and literary genus that inspired some of Bergman's images and evidently Kentridge's as well.
The show's creator, Allan Cubitt, said he was "thrilled to have recently started filming the third instalment of their macabre, obsessive dance of death".
The opening movement quite rightly emphasised the music's folklore narrative, the andante was full of veiled fantasy launched by the whispering tones of the CBSO strings, and the finale was a louche dance of death, the pearly bass-drum obbligato grimly delivered by Andrew Herbert.
Sharply etched dance of death on the streets of New York.
Simon Rattle hypnotises and mesmerises as the dance of death approaches, ending with grinding power and slashing percussion.