Davis & White #16: Magical Wizard Hair

Discussion in 'The Trash Can' started by circuscandy, Mar 15, 2013.

  1. ballettmaus

    ballettmaus Well-Known Member

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    Being a bit of a smart-ass - the "stiff" tutu is called classical, the softer one is the romantic tutu. The ballets they're used in are classified as the same, eg, Giselle is considered a romantic ballet, Swan Lake, a classical one.

    As for the rest, if ice dancers are encouraged to use ballet, I haven't heard it and I kind of hope D/W don't use a ballet next season. Giselle was fantastic and it was different from the ballets previously used by other ice dancers but I feel that's kind of done and done. And I agree that ballet music is a very common choice of music for skaters!
    And while Sylvia might have nice costumes, I'm not sure the story wouldn't translate well onto the ice.
  2. Sylvia

    Sylvia Whee, summer club comps!

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    Charlie White just tweeted this photo of himself and Florent Amodio as his first Instagram photo: http://instagram.com/p/XPsf-RsT27/
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  3. DORISPULASKI

    DORISPULASKI Watching submarine races

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    Thanks, Sylvia!
  4. Jessiebanana

    Jessiebanana Well-Known Member

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    So adorable! I love how Flo and Meryl are the same height next to Charlie.
  5. Piper

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    Please, does anybody have a link to victory ceremony in good quality?
    I'm close to giving up. :(
  6. Sylvia

    Sylvia Whee, summer club comps!

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    Icenetwork is scheduled to add 2013 Worlds videos on demand (tomorrow?) for season pass subscribers. Last year they included the awards ceremony videos from Nice, France.
  7. Piper

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    Thank you, but I'm afraid it's geoblocked.
  8. LilJen

    LilJen Well-Known Member

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    Well, if Charlie has magical wizard hair, how about Sorcerer's Apprentice for next season? :)
  9. sfgirl

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    Great picture of Charlie. He looks so handsome.
  10. mollymgr

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    Oh no!!! He already had a go at it one time with the ER costume.:yikes::scream::rofl:
  11. lmarie086

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    I would love a Sorcerer's Apprentice FD! I think it would absolutely suit their personalities.

    I'm also thinking Mozart could be a good choice. Is anyone else familiar with his Jupiter symphony? It's been awhile since I listened to it but I remember thinking it could potentially do well as a FD piece.
  12. ~tapdancer~

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    We've suggested Sorcerer's Apprentice for a while now. I don't think it's going to happen but I sure would love to see them skating to it. John Z was fabulous as the Sorcerer and I think Charlie would be great, too, with his power and speed. I. And I picture Meryl not as a helpless maiden but an apprentice Sorceress who wins over Charlie in the end. Ah well, a girl can dream!
  13. jobelle

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    What about something from one of the soundtracks from the film noir movies from hollywood in the fifties ... Something from Laura or maybe a Bogart film?
    It is certainly not something done very often and it could be classic and glamorous Hollywood without being too much of a sugary musical production.
  14. Whitneyskates

    Whitneyskates New Member

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    That could be interesting. I've alwaway thought that Meryl has a very old school/feme fatale look about her.

    Also. if anyone has instagram, Charlie now has one!
  15. Theatregirl1122

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    I'm really sad to see any part of this thread turn into a discussion of what D&W fans think of the V&M thread. Breaking down the competition is one thing, although there's no real reason for that not to be in the competition thread. But talking about the fans of another team in the thread dedicated to Meryl and Charlie is IMHO kind of ridiculous.

    For one thing, it's not like V&M fans can't read what you say. They aren't locked into the V&M thread or anything. For another, it's awfully ironic to come in here and insist that "we" are classier/saner/more reasonable than "they" are when people are in here talking about it. I really wish that everyone would just take the high road here. It makes me kind of embarrassed to post here when people do that. If the V&M thread bothers you, don't read it! That's why these threads exist! If you like V&M but don't feel comfortable in the V&M thread, the competition threads and the rest of the board haven't ceased to exist.

    There's no point in going into the V&M thread to try to change their minds about Meryl and Charlie just like there is no point in anyone coming in here to "defend" V&M. I'm not a mod and I can't make anyone do anything but I do feel the need to express my disappointment at that line of conversation. Our team won, they have the gold medal, they are world champions. Who cares what anyone says about them?
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  16. ~tapdancer~

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    Well we've moved on but I think some things needed to be said. Sorry for your disappointment, tgirl.
  17. Whitneyskates

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    It was just announced that Skate America will be held in Detroit! Meryl and Charlie must be so excited to compete in their home town.
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    I am so excited that Skate America is so close to my home. I'm even more excited that Meryl and Charlie will debut their Olympic programs in their hometown. Hopefully it'll be a great start to a wonderful season for them! :cheer2:
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    I'm so excited for them! And half the skaters (well at least half the dance teams) won't even have to travel.
  20. DORISPULASKI

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    We should get a great selection of dancers! Everyone will want to start there ;)

    These days, who doesn't train or do choreo part of the time wih either Igor, Krylova, or Zoueva?
  21. Jiazumi

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    Thank you Sylvia for the link! Florent looks so short next to Charlie lol.
  22. DORISPULASKI

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    IN's World coverage is up-and 9 minuts of award ceremony is included.
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  24. circuscandy

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    Thank you!

    ahaha I wonder what Scott was saying to Charlie on the podium at about eleven minutes in. That was a cute moment.
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  26. Jessiebanana

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    Can I just say mad props to the choir! That was a beautiful rendition of our anthem, a lot less harsh than the instrumental. Also, were they prepared to sing anthems from other nations besides Can/US, cause if so hats off to them.
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  27. Piper

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    Of course, only holding texts. They were singing Russian anthem almost without accent, that's for sure.
  28. DORISPULASKI

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    The whole sung anthem thing reminds me of the late, great Roger Doucet, who used to sing the Canadian national anthem, O Canada, partly in French & partly in English, for Montreal Canadian hockey games. He also sang the American national anthem. And in the Canada Cup hockey series, he sang the Soviet anthem & all the other teams' anthems-in fact, he was instrumental in getting words rewritten for the Soviet anthem.

    http://www.greatesthockeylegends.com/2010/04/how-roger-doucet-wrote-soviet-national.html


    This singing of anthems for other countires is quite the Canadian tradition, one that I think may have begun with Roger Doucet.


    When the Summer Olympics were held in Montreal, Doucet learned all the countries' anthems, and sang them, in the medal ceremonies.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roger_Doucet

    He then made an album of 24 national anthems
    http://www.amazon.com/Songs-Glory-R...8&qid=1364296988&sr=1-1&keywords=roger doucet

    Glad to see the choir at London, ONT carrying on :)
  29. TanithandBenFan

    TanithandBenFan U.S. Ice Dance Junkie

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  30. DORISPULASKI

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    Very nice essay by Charlie :) And great pictures.
  31. Jessiebanana

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    Thanks for the info DORISPULASKI. I didn't know it was a tradition. It's certainly a lovely one.
  32. mollymgr

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  33. Jiazumi

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    Thanks for the link TanithandBenFan

    I have a feeling we're going to be waiting a very long time until they announce their music.

    Oh and I also hope they attend The Ice this year :D
  34. shan

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    The blogs are great!! This has been such an amazing year for Meryl and Charlie, and I'm glad they seem to be enjoying every second of it. :)
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  37. TanithandBenFan

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    Oops! Thanks, I've fixed it.

    I'm surprised the dude who was all "This is not your seat, sweetheart" didn't get on video. :rolleyes:
  39. TanithandBenFan

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    I know, I was waiting for that to show up on there. He was so rude. I've never seen more commotion about seats for a medal ceremony before.
  40. DORISPULASKI

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    Speaking of the award ceremony, I just watched it on IN. That was an odd bit when Sherry Johnston, the wife of the Governor General of Canada, attempted to give the flowers to Tessa first rather than to Meryl. It wasn't like dance was the first award ceremony after all; men's & pairs were the previous day.

    I really enjoyed watching Bobrova being so obviously happy, she was such a joy!