Standard Posted by limr Posted on Saturday, 14 May 2011 Posted under Education Comments 6 Comments And there was much rejoicing… If I could tap dance, I would be doing this: Edited to add: I somehow can’t embed the video, but it plays just fine on YouTube. It’s my all-time favorite dance scene EVER! About these ads Share this:Like this:Like Loading... Related Donald O'ConnerGene Kellygrades are submittedMoses SupposesSingin' in the Rain Post navigation ← “It’s run down the curtain and joined the choir invisible! This is an ex-semester!” To occupy a rainy Tuesday afternoon → 6 thoughts on “And there was much rejoicing…” The video wouldn’t play for me, but could this tap extravaganza mean that all of your essays are graded? If so, cheers! Reply Essays are graded and final grades have been submitted. Nothing left for me to do except wait for the inevitable emails about grades and respond with the standard “No, Student X, I did not make any mistakes in calculating your grade, you really did squeak through by the skin of your teeth” reply :) Reply I actually can tap dance, and I’ve tapped while singing this song and it was wonderful. Reply I have no doubt that it was! I have actually done the same, but it wasn’t what you’d call…wonderful. Luckily there were no witnesses. Reply Congrats on making it to the end of the semester (she says too late)! Enjoy your summer. P.S. I wouldn’t really like tap as a form of dance if I wasn’t so entranced by the complexity of rhythms thrown off by those tapping heels and toes. It’s more like playing a musical instrument with style. Thanks for the clip! Reply Thanks! I know what you mean about tapping. Visually, it can get kinda boring and repetitious (though Gene Kelly is also such a talented dancer and not just tap dancer – I could watch him doing laundry and it would have been awesome! ;). Gregory Hines was (sad!) a good example of this. He always looked sort of goofy, but watching his feet is mesmerizing. Here’s one of my favorite things of all time: Gregory Hines accompanyingStanley Clarke (or vice versa?) on the electric bass: (I seem to always end up embedding videos in comments for some reason. It it doesn’t play properly here, it’s on YouTube). Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of follow-up comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.