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knee

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

1 Short brace or bracket between a post and a tie-beam, post and rafter, or any stiffener in a similar position in a timber frame.

2 Corbel or other...

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Joey McKneely

Overview page. Subjects: Music Theatre.

(1965– ).

Stage choreographer. A recent yet impressive choreographer, he has widely varied credits. McKneely was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, and went to New York City right...

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entr’acte ii: A woman’s earring, a diamond necklace, a knee, a yogi in meditation, drawing, a mahout looking after an elephant: the language of Kathakali

Eric Salzman and Thomas Desi.

in The New Music Theater

November 2008; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Opera. 977 words.

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Two Cities, Two Orchestras: An Introduction

Fritz Trümpi and Kenneth Kronenberg.

in The Political Orchestra

November 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Musicology and Music History. 6342 words.

“Let me state my point by the method of exaggeration: my aversion from music rests on political grounds.” Hans Castorp could not refrain from slapping his knee as he exclaimed...

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Adalgisa

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

(Bellini: Norma). Sop. (but often sung by mez.). An acolyte of the temple. Pollione's love for her makes him reject Norma, the High Priestess. Adalgisa is horrified to realize that Pollione...

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Good Taste

David Manning.

in Vaughan Williams on Music

November 2007; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Musicology and Music History. 751 words.

Good taste is, without doubt, the stumbling block in the path of the “young English school of composers.” These “rising young musicians” lack neither good teachers, good models, good...

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Chrysothemis

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

(Strauss: Elektra). Sop. Daughter of Klytämnestra and the murdered Agamemnon, sister of Elektra and Orest. She lives at the palace with Klytämnestra and Aegisth, her mother's lover and...

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Shepherd

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

1 (Wagner: Tristan und Isolde). Ten. Appears in Act 3, piping a beautiful refrain. He keeps watch for signs of the ship bringing Isolde back to Tristan. Created (1865) by Herr...

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Charles Munch

D. Kern Holoman.

February 2012; p ublished online May 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Musicology and Music History. 352 pages.

A mesmerizing figure in concert, Charles Munch was celebrated for his electrifying public performances. He was a pioneer in many arenas of classical music—establishing Berlioz in the canon,...

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Faninal, Sophie von

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

(Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier). Sop. The 15‐year‐old daughter of the newly rich Faninal. She has been given in marriage by her father to Baron Ochs. Together with her duenna, she awaits his...

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Ochs auf Lerchenau, Baron Anton

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

(Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier). Bass. Cousin of the Marschallin. He arrives to visit her while she is having breakfast with her young lover Octavian, who quickly dresses as a chambermaid....

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