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In Pune, one of the worst-hit cities in India, the wailing sirens of ambulances have become a macabre feature of the city’s soundscape.
HOW INDIA’S COVID-19 CRISIS BECAME THE WORST IN THE WORLDPRIYANKA RUNWALMAY 9, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Later in the “Sinnerman” narrative, the game features yet another scene that makes excellent use of the first-person camera, using your eyes and hands to partake in this macabre, sacrilegious act of violence and media.
‘CYBERPUNK 2077,’ THREE MONTHS LATERGENE PARKMARCH 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
For the significance of the French word macabre we must turn to the Arabic makabir, signifying a burial place or cemetery.
DESCRIPTIVE ANALYSES OF PIANO WORKSEDWARD BAXTER PERRY
"All over but the cheering," he replied with that strange, macabre humor which often comes to solace men about to die.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, MARCH, 1931VARIOUS
At Rouen in the aitre (atrium) or cloister of St Maclou there also remains a sculptured danse macabre.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 17, SLICE 2VARIOUS
The Danse Macabre itself is a subject which is well nigh exhaustless.
ESSAYS IN THE STUDY OF FOLK-SONGS (1886)COUNTESS EVELYN MARTINENGO-CESARESCO
Saint-Saëns has even utilized the barbarous xylophone, whose proper place is the variety hall, in his "Danse Macabre."
HOW TO LISTEN TO MUSIC, 7TH ED.HENRY EDWARD KREHBIEL
True, there were the picture postcards in the shops—I had forgotten them—nothing more characteristically macabre have I ever seen.
LEAVES FROM A FIELD NOTE-BOOKJ. H. MORGAN
Perhaps the most characteristic of the four symphonic poems is the well-known "Danse Macabre."
MASTERS OF FRENCH MUSICARTHUR HERVEY
The "Dance Macabre" has contributed largely to spread its author's reputation all over Europe.
MASTERS OF FRENCH MUSICARTHUR HERVEY
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