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The loveliest moments came in the second movement, where the violin has its sweet-sad pas de deux with flute, and then clarinet.
As relations between China and the United States warmed in the 1980s and the two nations saw the Soviet Union as a common adversary, their nuclear scientists started a wary pas de deux, including low-profile visits to each other's atomic labs.
Prepare for dreamy overload as Benjamin Millepied (director of the Paris Opera Ballet and husband to Natalie Portman) crafts the ultimate Paris fantasy for Nowness—a perfect pas de deux running over the city's rooftops.
The first act is a quick half hour of merriment that includes Mimi and Rodolfo falling in love almost immediately, though their pas de deux is welcome by that point, and simply beautiful.
The ballet’s high point comes in the third act, with simultaneous pas de deux outside Musetta’s cafe.
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Origin and Etymology of pas de deux
First Known Use: circa 1762See Words from the same year
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