The title of this blog comes from a Gaelic expression -"putting on the poor mouth"-which means to exaggerate the direness of one's situation in order to gain time or favour from creditors.
05 July 2009
This version is performed by the Houston Ballet. I saw the Ballet Rambert perform it twice in 1982 and 1983 (The first time in an attempt to impress a girl, the second time because I loved it so much the first time. I didn't go back with the girl...)