Duke Ellington's bright music, which ranged from swingy
to symphonic, at times overpowered the dance.
Rhodes adapted her style to a younger audience with asymmetrical gingham pouf dresses, swingy
pastel boucle jackets and taffeta bubble skirts in paint-stroke prints.
To be a dancer in America in the Thirties and Forties--the decades when Martha Graham was moving earth with her flexed foot, Eugene Loring was playing Cowboys and Indians to Copland, Antony Tudor was pulling G-force expressionism from a classicism in stays, Jerome Robbins was coining character with a jukebox genius for vernacular, and George Balanchine was taking dictation from God (lightning speed, catpaw quiet) and a footnote from Fred Astaire (that swingy
, selfless style)--to dance was a vocation.
One can notice, for example, very appropriate crescendos in increasing melodic progressions, low-frequency vibratos in long notes in sad performances and higher-frequency vibratos in joyful ones, accentuated legato in sad performances and staccato in joyful ones, "swingy
" rhythmic variations, and attacks from a lower pitch in the sad interpretations versus noisy attacks in the joyful ones.
Fresh Produce offers a popular solution in its short and swingy
little fish-print beach dress.
Her hair was swingy
and shiny, and she looked pretty again.
When he launches into "Hudson Bay Blues," his swingy
song always brings laughter but teaches history too.
A striped, sparkty, swingy
skirt is the perfect antidote for those nothing-to-wear blues.
The 56th is swingy
, going back and forth among both parties at the top and bottom of the ticket.
Whether you're looking for a swingy
knit tank, a boxy woven tank, a tank with added design features or a great everyday basic, we've done the pattern research for you.
The motif was carried over into the waist of her low-hung, swingy
Some of the best pieces were the swingy
kick-pleat skirts, in felted wool and later on in velvet.