Danse Macabre (Saint-Saens)

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Danse Macabre (Saint-Saens)

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Saint-Säens wrote a piece which illustrates a Dance of the Dead, where the dead rise from graves, are reassembled, and writhe madly about celebrating their day of liberation. The dancing grows more and more frantic but the cock crows, and the revelers must return to their previous dead state, amid the sad violins.

An elegant and simple harmony turned glorious, strong black tea and leather, a hint of black musk and a top note of lemon zest. The sorts of ingredients used here are a very unusual, premium and very strong. This is the kind of fragrance you would wear to a very special occasion when you want to the be person in the spotlight, and admired by all.
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Re: Danse Macabre (Saint-Saens)

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Danse is uncomplicated and fairly straightforward on me, with very little morphing. Equal measures of lemon-tinged tea and leather, with an eventual very light hint of musk after the dry down. Mostly, this stays pretty solidly as leather and tea, which is a combo I'm loving. Again, a beautiful warm leather that plays so nicely with the tea. The lemon is super light. Totally loving this one.
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I totally agree.
It's a very lovely fragrance, not complicated but not bland. Very elegant.
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This one is on my radar due to leather and tea, though the lemon is making me go...hrm. I do like Fabienne's lemon like the Lemoncello ( I think I totally misspelled that) :pumpha: . But for my leather love I'm going with Toccata.
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