By Michael Sheridan, Anthony Galvin
Richard Harris was once an immense who oozed aura on reveal; offscreen, although, he was once bothered and hooked on each excitement lifestyles may possibly supply. Coming from a repressed Irish Catholic history, he used to be pressured by way of a teenage ailment to desert his liked rugby, yet now not his macho appetites. getting to know theater kept him. He had chanced on his calling. regardless of marrying the daughter of a peer, he by no means attempted to slot in. He used to be constantly a hell-raiser to the center, in addition to mythical acquaintances Richard Burton and Peter O'Toole. yet he used to be extra; he was once a talented poet and singer. He was once an clever kinfolk guy who took nice curiosity in his craft, and was once a Renaissance guy of the movie international. at any time when his excesses threatened to kill his occupation, and himself, he rose magnificently from the ashes, first with an Oscar-winning functionality as Bull McCabe within the box, then within the Harry Potter franchise.
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45 (Cf. ) The bull, symbol of virility and power, is especially esteemed in royal initiations. In Urundi the sacred bull Muhabura,46 clothed in a robe of black and white, participates in all ceremonies pertaining to royal ascent to the throne. He also precedes the king in all his travels. Another sacred bull Semasaka is mounted by the mwami in the royal coronation ceremonies. In continuing our exploration of music for the ceremonial in Central Africa, we may touch briefly upon some additional types of major events.
50 Both polygyny and polyandry are known (although the former is by far the more prevalent), and to a large extent these practices are regulated by the wealth and dowry-giving capacity of the persons involved. In Ruanda, the marriage ceremony of the ruling groups has many Middle Eastern qualities. The Watutsi bride, for example, is veiled so that her head and face are completely covered. 51 The basic idea that women must never appear in public is certainly reminiscent of the Middle East. ) The Watutsi girl marries at fourteen or fifteen and is bought from her parents for three or four cows.
Trilles, Les Pygmies de la lore! iquatoriale (Paris, 1932), pp. 332 ff. Transer. 12. , each man sings one note at the correct time to form the melodic contour. 59 Animal mimesis, discussed previously, takes on an immediate and practical character in many of these hunting songs and dances. The Shlill cries of the elephant, chigoma, are imitated in a responsorial hunting song of the Wahehe of Tanganyika. 6o The all-night dance discussed previously in connection with healing rituals may often form part of the hunting ceremonial.
A Man Called Harris: The Life of Richard Harris by Michael Sheridan, Anthony Galvin