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Old 20-07-2014, 06:32 PM   #561
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A Romantic opera in 3 acts composed and written by Richard Wagner, first performed in 1850.. The story of the eponymous character is taken from medieval German romance, notably the Parzival of Wolfram von Eschenbach and its sequel, Lohengrin, written by a different author, itself inspired by the epic of Garin le Loherain.. It is part of the Knight of the Swan tradition..The opera has proved inspirational towards other works of art..Among those deeply moved by the fairy-tale opera was the young King Ludwig II of Bavaria.. "Der Märchenkönig" ("The Fairy-tale King"), as he was dubbed, later built his ideal fairy-tale castle and dubbed it "New Swan Stone", or "Neuschwanstein", after the Swan Knight.. It was King Ludwig's patronage that later gave Wagner the means and opportunity to compose, build a theatre for, and stage his epic cycle The Ring of the Nibelung..The most popular and recognizable part of the opera is the Bridal Chorus, better known as "Here Comes the Bride", often played as a processional at weddings in the West..

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The 12th-century chanson de geste of Garin le Loherain is one of the fiercest and most sanguinary narratives left by the trouvères. This local cycle of Lorraine, which is completed by Hervis de Metz, Girbers de Metz, Ansis, fils de Girbert, and Von, appears to have a historical basis. Although the actions as recorded cannot be identified with specific historical events, the poems are valuable depictions of the savage feudal wars in the 11th and 12th centuries..The cycle relates 3 wars against hosts of heathen invaders. In the first of these Charles Martel and his faithful vassal Hervis de Metz fight by an extraordinary anachronism against the Vandals, who have destroyed Reims and besieged other cities. They are defeated in a great battle near Troyes. In the second Hervis is besieged in Metz by the Hongres. He sends first for help to Pippin, who defers his assistance by the advice of the traitor Hardré..The rest of the poem is taken up with the war that ensues between the Lorrainers and the men of Bordeaux.. They finally submit their differences to the king, only to begin their disputes once more. Blanchefleur becomes the wife of Pippin, while Garin remains her faithful servant. One of the most famous passages of the poem is the assassination of Begue by a nephew of Fromont, and Garin, after laying waste his enemy's territory, is himself slain. The remaining songs continue the feud between the two families..Trouvère , sometimes spelled trouveur , is the Northern French (langue d'oïl) form of the langue d'oc (Occitan) word trobador. It refers to poet-composers who were roughly contemporary with and influenced by the troubadours (composers and performers of Old Occitan lyric poetry during the High Middle Ages) but who composed their works in the northern dialects of France. The first known trouvère was Chrétien de Troyes (fl. 1160s-80s) (Butterfield, 1997) and the trouvères continued to flourish until about 1300.. Some 2130 trouvère poems have survived; of these, at least 2-3rd's have melodies..
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Old 24-07-2014, 01:05 AM   #563
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Miloslav Kabeláč belongs to the foremost Czech symphonists, whose work is sometimes compared with Antonín Dvořák's and Bohuslav Martinů's. In the totalitarian period Kabeláč's work found itself on the periphery of official attention and was performed only sporadically and in a limited choice of compositions..The 8th Symphony "Antiphonies", Op. 54, by Miloslav Kabeláč was written in 1970 as a reflection of the composer's feelings from the invasion of Warsaw Pact troops into Czechoslovakia in 1968 and the onset of so-called "normalization" process in the society, which means renewal of strong dictate of the regime of pro-Soviet communist rulers, including heavy loss of basic freedoms for citizens of the country..The work is written for a percussion ensemble (6 musicians), the organ, a coloration soprano and two mixed choirs (large and small). The text of the vocal part is taken from the Old testament..The 8th Symphony was inspired by French ensemble Les Percussions de Strasbourg which presented its premiere with the Czech soloists Jana Jonášová (soprano) and Václav Rabas (organ) in Strasbourg in June 1971..For this work Kabeláč selected quotations and formulas of a magical and symbolic meaning: Mene, tekel, upharsin – Amen – Hosanna – Hallelujah. The musical language of the Symphony is modal, growing from one of Kabeláč's extraordinary artificial tone-creative principles. The climax of the 3rd movement even suggest a quotation of the Gregorian "Dies irae". The musical expression makes use of elements of exclamation, rhythmic shouts, monotonous and exalted invocations..In the 1960s he tried to revive contacts with Western modern music and composers, but after the 1968 Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia he was silenced. His works were performed only abroad from then on...

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Karlheinz Stockhausen ( 22 August 1928 – 5 December 2007) was a German composer..He was educated at the Hochschule für Musik Köln and the University of Cologne, later studying with Olivier Messiaen in Paris and with Werner Meyer-Eppler at the University of Bonn.. His theoretical and other writings comprise ten large volumes.. He received numerous prizes and distinctions for his compositions, recordings, and for the scores produced by his publishing company..Stockhausen was born in Burg Mödrath, the "castle" of the village of Mödrath. The village, located near Kerpen in the Cologne region, was displaced in 1956 to make way for lignite strip mining, but the castle itself still stands. Despite its name, the building is not actually a castle at all, but rather was a manor house built in 1830 by a local businessman named Arend. Because of its imposing size, locals began calling it Burg Mödrath (Mödrath Castle). From 1925 to 1932 it was the maternity home of the Bergheim district, and after the war it served for a time as a shelter for war refugees. In 1950, the owners, the Düsseldorf chapter of the Knights of Malta, turned it into an orphanage, but it has subsequently returned to private ownership and is today a private residence again...
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Old 24-07-2014, 01:52 AM   #564
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Pre-Islamic Arab music was similar to that of Ancient Middle Eastern music. Most historians agree that there existed distinct forms of music in the Arabian peninsula in the pre-Islamic period between the 5th and 7th century AD. Arab poets of that time—called shu`ara' al-Jahiliyah (شعراء الجاهلية) or "Jahili poets", meaning "the poets of the period of ignorance"—used to recite poems with a high notes..It was believed that Jinns revealed poems to poets and music to musicians..The choir at the time served as a pedagogic facility where the educated poets would recite their poems..Singing was not thought to be the work of these intellectuals and was instead entrusted to women with beautiful voices who would learn how to play some instruments used at that time such as the drum, the oud or the rebab, and perform the songs while respecting the poetic metre.. The compositions were simple and every singer would sing in a single maqam...Arabic maqam (مقام‎) is the system of melodic modes used in traditional Arabic music, which is mainly melodic. The word maqam in Arabic means place, location or position. The Arabic maqam is a melody type.. It is "a technique of improvisation" that defines the pitches, patterns, and development of a piece of music and which is "unique to Arabian art music"...
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http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showp...1&postcount=24Of women washing in the hot springs,Sheltered in the evergreen palms,Weaving baskets,Cooking, sewing, scampering after the herds,Of days filled with toil.. The warm cardamom scented breezeCarrying the fresh coffee aroma,Warming, sizzling in the golden hooked pots To the young giggling girls Shyly peeking from behind the partitioned tent walls..Flames flickering in the pit Wood slowly consumed, sparks flying,Dancing to the strain: ‘dana, ya dan dan’...http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showp...&postcount=630
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Old 24-07-2014, 03:39 AM   #565
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My soul is being absolutely CRUSHED by what's going on in Gaza, so I'm using Glenn Gould to revitalize me, and it's working! Enjoy

Glenn Gould plays Bach

Bach - Goldberg Variations: Aria (Glenn Gould)

Glenn Gould plays Prelude & Fugue no3 in C-sharp major WTC 1
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Old 24-07-2014, 04:12 AM   #566
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One of my faves, just listened to 5 times in a row! Soul revitalizing! Anyone who's watched the movie Slaughterhouse Five might recognize it. It was played throughout...

Glenn Gould - J. S. Bach (Concerto No.5 in F Minor BWV 1056 II. LARGO)
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I find these Music Animation videos to be fascinating. Apparently, so do a lot of people...22,443,918 views

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Joseph II (Joseph Benedikt Anton Michael Adam; 13 March 1741 – 20 February 1790) was Holy Roman Emperor from 1765 to 1790 and ruler of the Habsburg lands from 1780 to 1790. He was the eldest son of Empress Maria Theresa and her husband, Francis I, and was the brother of Marie Antoinette..Like many of the "enlightened monarchs" of his time, Joseph was a lover and patron of the arts and is remembered as such. He was known as the "Musical King" and steered Austrian high culture towards a more Germanic orientation.. He commissioned the German-language opera Die Entführung aus dem Serail from Mozart. The young Ludwig van Beethoven was commissioned to write a funeral cantata for him, but it was not performed because of its technical difficulty..While the Czechs credited Joseph II with educational reforms, religious toleration, and the easing of censorship, they condemned his policies of centralization and Germanization that they blamed for causing a decline in Czech culture..He is buried in tomb number 42 in the Imperial Crypt in Vienna. He asked that his epitaph read: "Here lies Joseph II, who failed in all he undertook".. Joseph was succeeded by his brother, Leopold II..The first important modern scholarly study, and the first to make systematic use of archival research was the three-volume study of 1888 by the Hungarian historian Henrik Marczali. He was Jewish and a product of the bourgeois-liberal school of historiography in Hungary, portraying Joseph as a Liberal hero..Joseph's image in popular memory has been varied...

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At first Mozart thought he needed to finish his opera in only two months, because tentative plans were made to perform it at the September visit of the Russian Grand Duke Paul (son of Catherine the Great and heir to the Russian throne). However, it was ultimately decided to perform operas by Gluck instead, giving Mozart more time..

It was around this time that Mozart articulated his views about the role of the composer and the librettist in the preparation of an opera. He wrote to his father (13 October 1781):

I would say that in an opera the poetry must be altogether the obedient daughter of the music. Why are Italian comic operas popular everywhere – in spite of the miserable libretti? … Because the music reigns supreme, and when one listens to it all else is forgotten.. An opera is sure of success when the plot is well worked out, the words written solely for the music and not shoved in here and there to suit some miserable rhyme ... The best thing of all is when a good composer, who understands the stage and is talented enough to make sound suggestions, meets an able poet, that true phoenix; in that case, no fears need be entertained as to the applause – even of the ignorant..

With the delays for rewriting, the composition took several more months. The premiere took place on 16 July 1782, at the Burgtheater in Vienna..The theatre opened on 14 March 1741, the creation of the Habsburg Empress Maria Theresa of Austria who wanted a theatre next to her palace..The theatre was moved to a new building at the Ringstraße on 14 October 1888 designed by Gottfried Semper and Karl Freiherr von Hasenauer..In 1943, under Nazi rule, a notoriously extreme production of The Merchant of Venice was staged at the Burgtheater..On March 12, 1945 the Burgtheater was largely destroyed in a bombing raid, and, one month later, on April 12, 1945, it was further damaged by a fire of unknown origin.. After the war, the theatre was restored between 1953 and 1955.. The classic Burgtheater style and the Burgtheater-German language were
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The Symphony No. 15 in A major (Opus 141), Dmitri Shostakovich's last, was written in a little over a month during the summer of 1971 in Repino. It was first performed in Moscow on 8 January 1972 by the All-Union Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra under Maxim Shostakovich..In 1936, Shostakovich fell from official favour. The year began with a series of attacks on him in Pravda, in particular an article entitled, "Muddle Instead of Music". Shostakovich was away on a concert tour in Arkhangelsk when he heard news of the first Pravda article. Two days before the article was published on the evening of 28 January, a friend had advised Shostakovich to attend the Bolshoi Theatre production of Lady Macbeth. When he arrived, he saw that Joseph Stalin and the Politburo were there. In letters written to his friend Ivan Sollertinsky, Shostakovich recounted the horror with which he watched as Stalin shuddered every time the brass and percussion played too loudly. Equally horrifying was the way Stalin and his companions laughed at the love-making scene between Sergei and Katerina. Eyewitness accounts testify that Shostakovich was "white as a sheet" when he went to take his bow after the third act..The publication of the Pravda editorials coincided with the composition of Shostakovich's Fourth Symphony...
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http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showp...4&postcount=33I took your little plan and I turned it on itself. Look what I did to this city with a few drums of gas and a couple of bullets. Hmmm? You know... You know what I've noticed? Nobody panics when things go "according to plan." Even if the plan is horrifying! If, tomorrow, I tell the press that, like, a gang banger will get shot, or a truckload of soldiers will be blown up, nobody panics, because it's all "part of the plan". But when I say that one little old mayor will dye, well then everyone loses their minds!... http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showp...8&postcount=74

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Set in Victorian London, the play focuses on Macheath, an amoral, antiheroic criminal..Macheath (Mackie Messer, or Mack the Knife) marries Polly Peachum.. This displeases her father, who controls the beggars of London, and he endeavours to have Macheath hanged.. His attempts are hindered by the fact that the Chief of Police, Tiger Brown, is Macheath's old army comrade..At the end of WWII the first theater performance in Berlin was a rough production of The Threepenny Opera at the Theater am Schiffbauerdamm. Wolf Von Eckardt described the 1945 performance where audience members climbed over ruins and passed through a tunnel to reach the open-air auditorium deprived of its ceiling. In addition to the smell of dead bodies trapped beneath the rubble, Eckardt recollects the actors themselves were "haggard, starved, [and] in genuine rags. Many of the actors..had only just been released from concentration camp..The Threepenny Opera has been translated into 18 languages and performed more than 10,000 times..It was adapted from an 18th-century English ballad opera, John Gay's The Beggar's Opera, and offers a Socialist critique of the capitalist world...

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Wapping is a district in East London, England, in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets..Wapping was devastated by German bombing in World War II and by the post-war closure of the docks. It remained a run-down and derelict area into the 1980s, when the area was transferred to the management of the London Docklands Development Corporation, a government quango with the task of redeveloping the Docklands. The London Docks were largely filled in and redeveloped with a variety of commercial, light industrial and residential properties..St John's Church (1756) was located on what is now Scandrett Street. Only the tower and shell survived wartime bombing, and have now been converted to housing..In 1986, Rupert Murdoch's News International built a new £80m printing and publishing works in the north of Wapping. This became the scene of violent protests after News International's UK operation moved from Fleet Street to Wapping, with over 5,000 print workers being sacked when new technology was introduced..He's either done all his beans and gone skint or an opportunity came his way and he simply just couldn't say no..We have no interest in seeing World War III - unless we start it...

The Ratcliff Highway murders (sometimes Ratcliffe Highway murders) were two vicious attacks on two separate families that resulted in se7en fatalities. The two attacks occurred within twelve days in December 1811, in homes half a mile apart near Wapping in London..A principal suspect in the murders, John Williams (also known as John Murphy), was a 27-year-old Irish or Scottish seaman, and a lodger at The Pear Tree, a public house on Cinnamon Street off the Highway in Old Wapping. His roommate had noticed that he had returned after midnight on the night of the tavern murders. Thomas de Quincey claimed that Williams had been an acquaintance of Timothy Marr's..Williams never went to trial. On 28 December he used his scarf to apparently hang himself from an iron bar in his cell...The hearing continued despite the dead man's inability to defend himself..On New Year's Eve Williams's body was removed from the prison at 11 a.m., with "an immense concourse of persons", said to total 180,000, taking part in a procession up the Ratcliff Highway. When the cart carrying the body drew opposite the Marrs' house the procession halted for nearly a quarter of an hour. A drawing was made that shows, not the slender man described in newspaper accounts, but a stocky labourer..Suicides could not be buried in consecrated ground. The stake was meant to keep the restless soul from wandering,while the crossroads were meant to confuse whatever evil ghost arose from the grave. In addition, the grave was deliberately made too small for the body, so that the murderer would feel uncomfortable even in death.. Quicklime was added and the pit was covered over..The "Execution Dock" was located on the Thames. It was used by the Admiralty for over 400 years (as late as 1830) to hang pirates that had been convicted and sentenced to death by the Admiralty court..

It won't look like a suicide if you shoot me from over there.. We're bound by procedure.. In this situation, we cannot afford those constraints..Wapping has been used as the setting for a number of works of fiction, including The Long Good Friday; the Doctor Who episode "The Talons of Weng-Chiang"; the Ruby In The Smoke novel in the Sally Lockhart series by Phillip Pullman;the BBC sitcom Till Death Us Do Part, in which the central character, Alf Garnett, shares his name with Garnet Street in Wapping; and the brothel in The Threepenny Opera, in which Mack the Knife is betrayed by Jenny Diver. The Darlings of Wapping Wharf Launderette is a compilation album by East End group the Small Faces..Fictional residents also include Bernard Cornwell's Richard Sharpe, an officer in the British Army during the Napoleonic Wars; and Dr. Lemuel Gulliver, the title character of Jonathan Swift's
Gulliver's Travels who, in the novel, lived in Wapping before going to sea...
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http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showp...3&postcount=45What you are about to witness, Ms. Lin, is not so much a missile attack, but the launch of a new world order. In precisely 5 minutes after your countrymen have attacked the British fleet, I shall retaliate for dear old England by sending this missile into Beijing, where General Chang has just called an emergency meeting of the Chinese High Command. Unfortunately, General Chang will be delayed in traffic, arriving just after the missile has killed your leaders, and too late to stop the air force from sinking the entire British fleet, but he will be just in time to take over the Government, negotiate a truce, and emerge as a world leader, with the Nobel Peace Prize..And what do you get?..Me? oh, nothing. Just exclusive broadcasting rights in China for the next thousand years..Come on, Big Bird, you don't want to miss your plane..Ah, ah, ah. Now, that was silly..Wouldn't you agree, my bats? Ah, ah, ah...http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showp...&postcount=162

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Eine kleine Nachtmusik (Serenade No. 13 for strings in G major), K. 525, is a 1787 composition for a chamber ensemble by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The German title means "a little serenade," though it is often rendered more literally but less accurately as "a little night music".. The work is written for an ensemble of two violins, viola, and cello with optional double bass, but is often performed by string orchestras..The serenade was completed in Vienna on 10 August 1787, around the time Mozart was working on the second act of his opera Don Giovanni..Of the music, Hildesheimer writes, "even if we hear it on every street corner, its high quality is undisputed, an occasional piece from a light but happy pen(Latin: penna, feather)..A pen is an enclosure for holding livestock..Sūrat al-Qalam (Arabic: سورة القلم‎) (The Pen) is the 68th sura of the Qur'an with 52 ayat..Pen is a town and taluka in Raigad district of Indian state of Maharashtra.. It is famous for world class Ganesh idols...

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After its premiere, Mahler is reported to have said, 'Nobody understood it.. I wish I could conduct the first performance fifty years after my death'..The Adagietto was played in St Patrick's Cathedral, New York, at the funeral of Senator Robert Kennedy in June 1968...
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Amanita muscaria, commonly known as the fly agaric or fly amanita, is a mushroom and psychoactive basidiomycete fungus, one of many in the genus Amanita. Native throughout the temperate and boreal regions of the Northern Hemisphere, Amanita muscaria has been unintentionally introduced to many countries in the Southern Hemisphere, generally as a symbiont with pine plantations, and is now a true cosmopolitan species. It associates with various deciduous and coniferous trees...
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Rigoletto is an opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi. The Italian libretto was written by Francesco Maria Piave based on the play Le roi s'amuse by Victor Hugo. Despite serious initial problems with the Austrian censors who had control over northern Italian theatres at the time, the opera had a triumphant premiere at La Fenice in Venice on 11 March 1851..

It is considered by many to be the first of the operatic masterpieces of Verdi's middle-to-late career. Its tragic story revolves around the licentious Duke of Mantua, his hunch-backed court jester Rigoletto, and Rigoletto's beautiful daughter Gilda. The opera's original title, La maledizione (The Curse), refers to the curse placed on both the Duke and Rigoletto by a courtier whose daughter had been seduced by the Duke with Rigoletto's encouragement.. The curse comes to fruition when Gilda likewise falls in love with the Duke and eventually sacrifices her life to save him from the assassins hired by her father..Verdi was commissioned to write a new opera by the La Fenice opera house in Venice in 1850...
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Yes, that's a fair amount () for a great piece of music but just think about the fact that the shite that is Gangnam (sp) 'style' has over 2 billion views on youtube! What a load of bowlocks this world is.
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Thomas Tallis (c. 1505 – 3 December 1585 by the Gregorian calendar then in use) was an English composer who occupies a primary place in anthologies of English choral music, and is considered one of England's greatest composers. He is honoured for his original voice in English musicianship. No contemporary portrait of Tallis survives: that painted by Gerard Vandergucht (illustration), dates from 150 years after Tallis died, and there is no reason to suppose that it is a likeness. In a rare existing copy of his black letter signature, the composer spelled his last name "Tallys"..



Queen Mary granted Tallis a lease on a manor in Kent that provided a comfortable, annual income.. In 1575, Queen Elizabeth granted to him and William Byrd a 21-year monopoly for polyphonic music and a patent to print and publish music, which was one of the first arrangements of that type in the country.. Tallis's monopoly covered 'set songe or songes in parts', and he composed in English, Latin, French, Italian, or other tongues as long as they served for music in the Church or chamber...Thomas Tallis died peacefully in his house in Greenwich in November 1585; most historians agree that he died on the 23rd.. He was buried in the chancel of the parish of St Alfege Church in Greenwich.. To this day, the exact location in St Alfege Church of Tallis's remains is unknown... His remains may have been discarded by labourers between 1712 and 1714, when the church was rebuilt.. Nothing remains of Tallis's original memorial in the church...
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Old 04-10-2014, 10:44 PM   #578
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Ralph Vaughan Williams: Hodie (1954)..
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Stylistically, Hodie represents a synthesis of Vaughan Williams' entire artistic career, with elements drawn from most periods of his creativity.. He had already experimented with the form, of Biblical texts interwoven with poetry, in his cantata Dona nobis pacem. Musically, various movements may suggest different earlier works: for example, the accompaniment to the "Hymn" is very similar to the Sinfonia antartica, while the "Pastoral" shares some elements from the Five Mystical Songs of 1911..Thematically, the work is bound together by 2 or 3 motives which recur throughout its length. One of these is first heard on the word "Gloria" in the first movement, and recurs whenever the word is introduced again..



Loria is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Treviso in the Italian region Veneto( Its population is about 5 million, ranking 5th in Italy)., located about 50 kilometres (31 mi) northwest of Venice and an area of 23.2 square kilometres...
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"The Fury", music composed and conducted by John Williams available from La-La Land Records...
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Peter Sandza , a former CIA agent, is searching for his son, who was kidnapped by a secret intelligence organisation inside the CIA lead by Ben Childress.. This organization kidnaps psychics to turn them into weapons in the service of the US government.. To achieve this, they also kill their families to have them in their grasp correspondingly, which "forced" them to try to kill Peter, too, an attempt which failed.. G Bellaver , discovers that she possesses psychic phowers, including telekinesis and extra-sensory perception, but that other people suffer bleeding if they touch her because of her Extreme Poweful ElectroMagnetic brainwaves..In Greek mythology the Erinyes also known as Furies, were female chthonic deities of vengeance; they were sometimes referred to as "infernal goddesses" (χθόνιαι θεαί)..10 ships of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS Fury...
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August 6– Great Train Robber Ronnie Biggs, who is gravely ill, is granted release from prison on compassionate grounds/7 – Typhoon Morakot hits Taiwan, killing 500 and stranding more than 1,000 via the worst flooding on the island in half a century\15– The number of British Forces personnel killed in Afghanistan since operations began in 2001 reaches 200 after the MOD announces the death of a trooper who had been wounded in a roadside attack two days earlier/23 – In cricket, the Ashes series concludes with England defeating Australia 2–1 - Cameron promises to abolish child benefit for families with incomes exceeding £50,000 a year ...




September 7– Convictions and acquittals in the trial for those charged over the 2006 transatlantic aircraft plot/17– 3 members of the CIRA are jailed in Northern Ireland for 15 years each for having a live Mortar Bomb.\25 – At the G-20 Pittsburgh summit, world leaders announce that the G-20 will assume greater leverage over the world economy, replacing the role of the G8, in an effort to prevent another financial crisis like that in 2008./26 – Typhoon Ketsana begins to cause record amounts of rainfall in Manila, Philippines, leading to the declaration of a "state of calamity" in 25 provinces.\29 – An 8.3-magnitude EQ triggers a tsunami near the Samoan Islands. Many communities and harbors in Samoa and American Samoa are destroyed, and at least 189 are killed./30 – A 7.6-magnitude EQ strikes just off the coast of Sumatra, killing around 1,000 in Indonesia\ 9 – Aeroméxico Flight 576, a Boeing 737 with 104 passengers on board, is hijacked whilst flying from Cancún to Mexico City; after landing at Mexico City International Airport, Mexican officials storm the plane and take 5 men into custody; there are no casualties..

October 1 – Paleontologists announce the discovery of an Ardipithecus ramidus fossil skeleton, deeming it the oldest remains of a human ancestor yet found\16– A bomb detonates under the car belonging to a Police officer's wife in the large Unionist area of East Belfast./20 – European astronomers discover 32 exoplanets\ 21 – Azza Transport Flight 2241, a Boeing 707, crashes on take off from Sharjah International Airport, United Arab Emirates; all 6 crew members are killed./ 22 – Divi Divi Air Flight 014, a Britten-Norman Islander, with 10 on board, ditches in the Caribbean Sea off Bonaire due to engine failure, killing the pilot...

November 4 -5 British soldiers are shot dead in Afghanistan's Helmand Province while mentoring and training Afghan police. Six other British servicemen and two Aghan police are also injured in the attack which the UK military blames on a "rogue" policeman\8 – Eva Brunne installed as Bishop of Stockholm (Church of Sweden), the world's first openly lesbian bishop./ 12 – RwandAir Flight 205, a Bombardier CRJ-100, crashes into a terminal shortly after an emergency landing at Kigali International Airport, Rwanda; of the 10 passengers and 5 crew, 1 passenger dies.\14– Severe gales and heavy rain from an Alantic storm cause floods and damage across southern England and Wales/20- Many towns and villages in Cumbria and Dumfries and Galloway are flooded following several days of heavy rain – CERN restarts the Large Hadron Collider particle accelerator in Geneva, Switzerland\23 – In the Philippines, at least 58 are abducted and killed in an election-related massacre in the province of Maguindanao.. This appears to be the deadliest attack on journalists in recent history..

2 December – The Winter Hill transmitter has its remaining analogue signals turned off, completing the digital switchover process in the Granada Television region./7 – MOD announces the death in Afghanistan of a soldier from 1st Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment, taking the total number of British troops killed there in 2009 to 100 and the total number of British soldiers killed in Afghanistan since the conflict began (October 2001) to 237\16– Astronomers discover GJ1214b, the first-known exoplanet on which water could exist/18 - After 27 years, Sir Terry Wogan presents his final breakfast show on BBC Radio 2\22 – American Airlines Flight 331, a Boeing 737-800 from Miami International Airport overruns the runway at Norman Manley International Airport, Kingston, Jamaica; there are 40 injuries and no fatalities\ 25 – Northwest Airlines Flight 253, an Airbus A330-300 is attacked by a man using a small explosive device, causing only a small fire inside the plane, which is extinguished by a flight attendant; the man is subdued by passengers and crew; there are 3 injuries/29– Akmal Shaikh becomes the first EU native to be executed in China in 50 years. Gordon Brown releases a statement indicating that he is appalled..

The Norwegian spiral anomaly of 2009 appeared in the night sky over Norway on 9 December 2009. It was visible from, and photographed from, northern Norway and Sweden. The spiral consisted of a blue beam of light with a greyish spiral emanating from one end of it.. The light could be seen in all of Trøndelag to the south and all across the 3 northern counties which compose Northern Norway, as well as from Northern Sweden and it lasted for 2–3 minutes...

30-British hostage Peter Moore is released alive in Iraq following over 2 and a half years of captivity in Iraq and Iran-3 climbers are killed following 3 large avalanches in Scotland....
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