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the horseman who pricks the bull with a lance early in the bullfight to goad the bull and to make it keep its head low

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As for Los Picadores, here De Frutos uses Stravinsky's wedding song for a piece that has a feral, visceral quality which challenged both moral and musical themes.
As the matador observes the bull's behavior, two picadores armed with lances enter the arena on horseback.
In complete contrast was the final piece, Javier De Frutos's Los Picadores - a disturbing, brutal and visceral work, incorporating fight direction by Terry King - in which the dancers, smeared with fake blood and illuminated by sculptural lighting which threw their bodies into sharp relief, proceeded to knock seven bells out of each other.
los picadores de cana de los ingenios azucarero en un noventa por ciento son haitianos tambien.
Envio a la enfermeria a todos los picadores que habia anunciados, a consecuencia de los golpes que les dio, y dejo siete caballos fuera de combate en las muchas varas que habia tomado.