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Monday, December 19, 2011

Ballet Trivia Quiz Answer

The classic so-called “Giselle arms” crossed in front of the chest with the palms facing up, were in fact first used in La Sylphide by the most famous ballerina of the Romantic era, Marie Taglioni, who adopted this pose because

b) crossing her arms in front of her body disguised the fact that they were disproportionately long

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