danse macabre

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n danse macabre a medieval dance in which a skeleton representing death leads a procession of others to the grave
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Usage

In literature:

In Haydn's "Seasons," and also in that grotesque tone poem by Saint-Saens, the "Danse Macabre," it gives the cock crow.
"How to Listen to Music, 7th ed." by Henry Edward Krehbiel
DANSE Macabre, 306 etc.
"The Story of Rouen" by Sir Theodore Andrea Cook
It is the "inverse" of life's "Danse Macabre.
"Visions and Revisions" by John Cowper Powys
Saint-Saens's "Danse Macabre" given by Theodore Thomas, in New York City.
"Annals of Music in America" by Henry Charles Lahee
The Danse Macabre of Saint-Saens floated weirdly upon the air, as though the music came from afar off.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, November, 1930" by Various
La Danse Macabre nouvelle.
"The Dance of Death" by Francis Douce
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In news:

The Faint will play ' Danse Macabre ' in its entirety this weekend.
It's been a decade since the release of the Faint's stand-out album, Danse Macabre .
The Faint will play 'Danse Macabre' in its entirety this weekend.
It's been a decade since the release of the Faint's stand-out album, Danse Macabre.
Omaha dance-punks' 2001 album 'Danse Macabre' also sees a reissue on November 19.
It's hard to believe that it's been 11 years since Omaha indie-electronic outfit the Faint released Danse Macabre.
It's been a decade since the release of the Faint 's stand-out album, Danse Macabre.
THE FAINT Play Danse Macabre with: TRUST and ICKY BLOSSOMS.
The Faint will play 'Danse Macabre ' in its entirety this weekend.
INTERVIEWS The Faint Shred 'Agenda Suicide' in 'Danse Macabre ' Reissue Video.
Arts Reader 's Agenda, Wed 12/12: Danse Macabre , Seeley & Norton, and CYSK.
The Faint unveil Danse Macabre reissue .
The Faint are preparing a deluxe, remastered edition of their 2001 album Danse Macabre, due out Tuesday, October 30th on Saddle Creek Records.
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