Review: Memoirs of Active Service
Cheesman, S. (2007). Review: Memoirs of Active Service. DANZ Quarterly, 7, 22-23.
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Ka maumahara tonu tatou ki a ratou - we will remember them…poignant last words… bidding farewell to a generation of veterans moving on...leaving fragments of memories and diaries for children/grandchildren to honour, celebrate and remember …black costumes billow, fold, swirl and wrap the dancers bodies…wide sweeping arm movements…jumps and turns…slides on all fours - provides the vehicle for five accomplished dancers to fill the space with fluidity and lyricism in this very moving finale, a lament set to Albinoni’s adagio - maybe old soldiers never die.
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