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* ''Theatre/{{VOLTA}}'''s [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ib4ROHkfmA "The Bee and the Wind"]], a PlayingTheHeartStrings and OneWomanWail-heavy piece performed during [[HappierTimesMontage the BMX flatland & ballet duo between Young!Waz and his mother]], is easily one of the saddest songs in Cirque history.

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* ''Theatre/{{VOLTA}}'''s [[https://www.''Theatre/{{VOLTA}}'':
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youtube.com/watch?v=-ib4ROHkfmA "The Bee and the Wind"]], a PlayingTheHeartStrings and OneWomanWail-heavy piece performed during [[HappierTimesMontage the BMX flatland & ballet duo between Young!Waz and his mother]], is easily one of the saddest songs in Cirque history.history.
** "[[https://youtu.be/7d_8-WcTZ9s Inside Me]]", the ElevenOClockNumber, has an air of bittersweet triumph, with Waz having come to terms with his differences, and [[HarsherInHindsight took on a more tragic context]] following [[FatalMethodActing the death of Yann Arnaud]] in the spring of 2018.

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* ''Theatre/{{VOLTA}}'''s [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ib4ROHkfmA "The Bee and the Wind"]], a PlayingTheHeartStrings and OneWomanWail-heavy piece performed during [[HappierTimesMontage the BMX flatland & ballet duo between Young!Waz and his mother]], is easily one of the saddest songs in Cirque history.



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\n* "Birth of the Sky" from ''ZED'', a beautiful ballad by Erato the Sky Goddess amidst a starry sky and flanked by four nymphs. It's followed by "Birth on Earth", its counterpart by Abraka the Father of Earth. Both songs come together to show a lot of love and passion the respective worlds have, and you know that their desire to come together will work out.
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* ''MichaelJackson: The Immortal World Tour''. Oh man, this one had several.
** The second scene has "Childhood", set to images of happy animated fantasy lands, with another screen showing child MJ staring out the window, with a sad facial expression.
** The "Ben" sequence is cute and very funny, but hearing his child voice is just heartbreaking, especially after the music pauses on "I'm sure they'd think again..."
** "Gone Too Soon". The floating animal heads and colours, not to mention the protagonist with a desperate face reaching out to one of the dancers.
** "Human Nature" counts as this, CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming and VisualEffectsOfAwesome all at once. The Sparkle Light Suits, the multicoloured twinklings, and the image of MJ staring out the window as a kid.
** "Heal the World", oh man... his "you're always in my heart" speech said through sobs will incinerate you completely. just beautiful and tearjerking.


* The ending of ''{{Kooza}}'' is both heartwarming and gutwrenching, as both the Innocent and the audience have to accept that the adventure must come to a close.

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* The ending of ''{{Kooza}}'' ''Theatre/{{KOOZA}}'' is both heartwarming and gutwrenching, as both the Innocent and the audience have to accept that the adventure must come to a close.


* In the filmed performance of ''Alegria'', the climax of the Russian Bars act has one of the acrobats taking Little Tamir into his arms and holding him as the acrobat is flipped into the air and executes a perfect landing on the bar. The sheer trust and tenderness in the moment, such as the acrobat giving the child a little encouraging hug beforehand, is poignant. (This moment appears in the opening credits of the dramatic film inspired by the show as well.)
** It appears in episode 10 of ''Solstrom'', [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ik_EVF0GqTs and it's even more tear-jerking there]]. Tamir's facial expression is just powerful.
** The pure meaning behind ''Alegria'' is sad in itself.


* "Ninkou Latora", the song from ''{{Dralion}}'' that plays during the double trapeze. Towards the end of the song (4:03), the music gets so intense and powerful that it just suddenly floods you with emotion before calming down. Its even more tearjerking when set to the visuals on the DVD.
* The filmed performance of ''Alegria'', the climax of the Russian Bars act has one of the acrobats taking Little Tamir into his arms and holding him as the acrobat is flipped into the air and executes a perfect landing on the bar. The sheer trust and tenderness in the moment, such as the acrobat giving the child a little encouraging hug beforehand, is poignant. (This moment appears in the opening credits of the dramatic film inspired by the show as well.)

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* "Ninkou Latora", the song from ''{{Dralion}}'' ''Theatre/{{Dralion}}'' that plays during the double trapeze. Towards the end of the song (4:03), the music gets so intense and powerful that it just suddenly floods you with emotion before calming down. Its even more tearjerking when set to the visuals on the DVD.
* The In the filmed performance of ''Alegria'', the climax of the Russian Bars act has one of the acrobats taking Little Tamir into his arms and holding him as the acrobat is flipped into the air and executes a perfect landing on the bar. The sheer trust and tenderness in the moment, such as the acrobat giving the child a little encouraging hug beforehand, is poignant. (This moment appears in the opening credits of the dramatic film inspired by the show as well.)



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** The "Ben" sequence is cute and very funny, but hearing his child voice is just heartbreaking.

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** The "Ben" sequence is cute and very funny, but hearing his child voice is just heartbreaking.heartbreaking, especially after the music pauses on "I'm sure they'd think again..."

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* ''Amaluna'' has the Chinese pole scene, where Romeo and Miranda are separated and the Chinese pole climbing by Romeo represents his crossing into the DespairEventHorizon. The moving music doesn't help matters either.
** Another moment in said show is when Romeo is sent back down to earth by the tight wire acrobats in purgatory, only to be trapped by Miranda's pet lizard.

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* The ending of ''{{Kooza}}'' is both heartwarming and gutwrenching, as both the Innocent and the audience have to accept that the adventure must come to a close.


* After the "Battlefield" sequence in ''KA'', the [[spoiler: evil Counselor tries to comfort his equally wicked son, who has been blinded by his own explosives and is wailing in pain.]] When I saw it in 2005, shortly after it opened, the actors put so much into it that I was sobbing. It's telling that it's been dialed down since then, because it was probably {{Narm}} for other audience members.

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* After the "Battlefield" sequence in ''KA'', the [[spoiler: evil Counselor tries to comfort his equally wicked son, who has been blinded by his own explosives and is wailing in pain.]] When I saw it in 2005, shortly after it opened, the The actors put so much emotion into it that I was sobbing.it. It's telling that it's been dialed down since then, because it was probably {{Narm}} for other audience members.


* Episode 12 of Solstrom, entitled ''Wind of Life'' has the scene where the toy shop owner celebrates the birthday of his favourite toy. It may sound bizarre and a tad [[{{Narm}} narmy]], but it's an incredibly heartbreaking scene.

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* Episode 12 of Solstrom, ''Solstrom'', entitled ''Wind "Wind of Life'' Life" has the scene where the toy shop owner celebrates the birthday of his favourite toy. It may sound bizarre and a tad [[{{Narm}} narmy]], but it's an incredibly heartbreaking scene.



* Ninkou Latora, the song from {{Dralion}} that plays during the double trapeze. Towards the end of the song (4:03), the music gets so intense and powerful that it just suddenly floods you with emotion before calming down. Its even more tearjerking when set to the visuals on the DVD.

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* Ninkou Latora, "Ninkou Latora", the song from {{Dralion}} ''{{Dralion}}'' that plays during the double trapeze. Towards the end of the song (4:03), the music gets so intense and powerful that it just suddenly floods you with emotion before calming down. Its even more tearjerking when set to the visuals on the DVD.


** Human Nature counts as this, CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming and VisualEffectsOfAwesome all at once. The Sparkle Light Suits, the multicoloured twinklings, and the image of MJ staring out the window as a kid.
** Heal the World, oh man... his "you're always in my heart" speech said through sobs will incinerate you completely. just beautiful and tearjerking.

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** Human Nature "Human Nature" counts as this, CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming and VisualEffectsOfAwesome all at once. The Sparkle Light Suits, the multicoloured twinklings, and the image of MJ staring out the window as a kid.
** Heal "Heal the World, World", oh man... his "you're always in my heart" speech said through sobs will incinerate you completely. just beautiful and tearjerking.


* The filmed performance of ''Alegria'', the climax of the Russian Bars act has one of the acrobats taking Little Tamir into his arms and holding him as the acrobat is flipped into the air and executes a perfect landing on the bar. The sheer trust and tenderness in the moment was what got to me. (This moment appears in the opening credits of the dramatic film inspired by the show as well.)

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* The filmed performance of ''Alegria'', the climax of the Russian Bars act has one of the acrobats taking Little Tamir into his arms and holding him as the acrobat is flipped into the air and executes a perfect landing on the bar. The sheer trust and tenderness in the moment was what got to me.moment, such as the acrobat giving the child a little encouraging hug beforehand, is poignant. (This moment appears in the opening credits of the dramatic film inspired by the show as well.)



** The meaning behind ''Alegria''.

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** The pure meaning behind ''Alegria''.''Alegria'' is sad in itself.


* I didn't even see this moment live, but in the filmed performance of ''Alegria'', the climax of the Russian Bars act has one of the acrobats taking Little Tamir into his arms and holding him as the acrobat is flipped into the air and executes a perfect landing on the bar. The sheer trust and tenderness in the moment was what got to me. (This moment appears in the opening credits of the dramatic film inspired by the show as well.)

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* I didn't even see this moment live, but in the The filmed performance of ''Alegria'', the climax of the Russian Bars act has one of the acrobats taking Little Tamir into his arms and holding him as the acrobat is flipped into the air and executes a perfect landing on the bar. The sheer trust and tenderness in the moment was what got to me. (This moment appears in the opening credits of the dramatic film inspired by the show as well.)

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