Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Milonga del Ángel - Rosewood, Fire and Steel

I don't know how today's video of Milonga del ángel ends. Call me squeamish but the swords got so long, I had to stop watching.

Every month through 2009 and 2010, I picked the most bizarre Piazzolla video of the month. If I were still carrying out that practice, today's video by the duo, Rosewood, Fire and Steel, would no doubt win for July, 2011. It is not the music that is bizarre - Phil Weaver plays a tasteful version of Milonga del ángel. It is the young lady, Patricia Forrest, swallowing steel swords of ever increasing lethality.

I assume she survived to film the next part of their act - swallowing (surprise!) fire while Mr. Weaver plays Classical gas.

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1 comment:

  1. Excellent work! Exciting and well-done by a very unique combo.