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Should Music Be ‘Retired’?

Call me old fashioned, nostalgic or a fuddy-duddy, but I think pieces of music associated with historic and extraordinary skating performances should be ‘retired’, just as a jersey is retired in hockey clubs. This weekend’s competition brings two examples to mind–Evan Lysacek’s short program skated to Ravel’s Bolero and Dube and Davison’s long program set [...]

Talkin’ Bout a Revolution in Ice Dance

Yesterday my husband was reviewing his music collection and played a few tunes I hadn’t heard in a long time. One was “Revolution” by The Beatles. I was immediately reminded of the mind blowing “Revolution” dance piece by Torvill and Dean, first performed in 1989. I’ve always loved this piece and remember how very surprising [...]