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Little Journeys to the Homes of Eminent Artists

By: Elbert Hubbard

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org HOMES OF EMINENT ARTISTS Title: LITTLE JOURNEYS TO THE HOMES OF EMINENT ARTISTS Autho... ...... ...rt Hubbard Table of Contents Little Journeys To The Homes Of Eminent Artists .................................................................... ...cio in the Church of Santa Carmine in Florence he considered better than any performance of Michelangelo: and as a Roland to this Oliver, we have a le... ...asmus, Michelangelo, Titian and Raphael. Titans all— giants in intellect and performance, doing and daring, and working such wonders as men never work... ...ioned things should appear impossible or overstated, I am ready to make such performance in any place or at any time to prove to you my power. In humi... ...nd loyalty and death without flinching in a righteous cause: symbolic of the Swiss Guard that died at their post, not one of the three hundred waverin... ...In the millinery department of this store was employed, among many others, a Swiss girl who had come up to Paris on her own account to get a knowledge... ...s was gained she intended to go back to Switzerland, the land of liberty and Swiss cheese, and there live out her life in her native village making fi...

...uperficiality and mannerism. He produced a vast number of pictures, elevating to men of every race and of every age, and before whose immortal beauty artists of every school unite in common homage....

...Table of Contents: Little Journeys To The Homes Of Eminent Artists, 1 -- Elbert Hubbard, 1 -- RAPHAEL, 1 -- LEONARDO, 9 -- BOTTICELLI, 17 -- THORSWALDSEN, 27 -- GAINSBOROUGH, 36 -- VELASQUEZ, 44 -- COROT, 54 -- CORREGGIO, 66 -- BELLINI, 74 -- CELLINI, 81 -- ABBEY, 91 -- WHISTLER, 98...

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Swiss literature

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... the four branches which make up a literature of Switzerland. The original Swiss Confederation, from its foundation in 1291 up to 1798, gained only a ... ... of Fribourg, and so the German language dominated. During that period the Swiss vernacular literature was in German, although in the 18th century, Fr... ...able in Bern and elsewhere. At that time, Geneva and Lausanne were not yet Swiss: Geneva was an ally and Vaud a subject land. The French branch does n... ...e poet Louis Duchosal, both showing in their short lives more promise than performance. Madame de Gasparins (1813 1894) best tale is Horizons prochain... ... Italian Switzerland is best known by its artists, while its literature is naturally subject to strong Italian influe...

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Little Journeys to the Homes of Eminent Artists

By: Elbert Hubbard

...Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org HOMES OF EMINENT ARTISTS Title: LITTLE JOURNEYS TO THE HOMES OF EMINENT ARTISTS Author:... ...... ...osted: November 23, 2002] HOMES OF EMINENT ARTISTS Produced by Jonathan Ingram, Juliet Sutherland, Charles F... ... in the Church of Santa Carmine in Florence he considered better than any performance of Michelangelo: and as a Roland to this Oliver, we have a leg... ...s, Michelangelo, Titian and Raphael. Titans all-- giants in intellect and performance, doing and daring, and working such wonders as men never worke... ... things should appear impossible or overstated, I am ready to make such performance in any place or at any time to prove to you my power. In humil... ...loyalty and death without flinching in a righteous cause: symbolic of the Swiss Guard that died at their post, not one of the three hundred wavering... ...the millinery department of this store was employed, among many others, a Swiss girl who had come up to Paris on her own account to get a knowledge ... ...as gained she intended to go back to Switzerland, the land of liberty and Swiss cheese, and there live out her life in her native village making fin...

...uperficiality and mannerism. He produced a vast number of pictures, elevating to men of every race and of every age, and before whose immortal beauty artists of every school unite in common homage....

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List of Swiss artists nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards

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... The following is a list of Swiss artists nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards. Li... ... The following is a list of Swiss artists nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards. List doe... ...s nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards. List does not include MTV Europe Music Award for Best Swiss Act or MTV Europe Music Award for Best European A... ... Push Act World Stage Performance ... ... Israeli Act Swiss Act ...

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A Book of Operas : Their Histories, Their Plots and Their Music

By: Henry Edward Krehbiel

...MELCHIOR. CONTENTS Chapter I "Il Barbiere di Siviglia" First performance of Italian opera in the United States--Production of Rossini's... ...nvitato di Pietra"--How the overture to "Don Giovanni" was written--First performances of the opera in Prague, Vienna, London, and New York--Garcia ... ... subject treated by Paër and Gaveaux--Beethoven's commission--The first performance a failure--A revision by the composer's friends-- The second t... ...a by writing a commentary on it which he dedicated to young composers and artists called upon to take part in performances of the opera. In the pref... ...ny. The scenery and costumes, which had been made after designs by French artists, were shut up in Paris. At length, on December 24, 1871, the opera... ... babst Urban auch ewig sein verloren. A ballad which was sung in one Swiss district as late as the third decade of the nineteenth century gives... ...tional success at the Metropolitan Opera-house in New York. The principal artists concerned in this and subsequent performances were Milka Ternina ...

...Wagner?s influence and his successors?Engelbert Humperdinck?Myths and fairy tales?Origin of ?Hansel und Gretel??First performances?An application of Wagnerian principles?The prelude?The Prayer Theme?The Counter-charm?Theme of Fulfilment?Story of the opera?A relic of an old Christmas song?Theme of the Witch?The Theme of Promise??Ring around a...

CONTENTS Chapter I Il Barbiere di Siviglia First performance of Italian opera in the United States--Production of

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Music of Switzerland

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... Due to a lack of detailed records, little is known about Swiss folk music prior to the 19th century. Some 16th-century lute tablatur... ...cologist Hanny Christen. One of the oldest varieties of folk music was the Swiss song Kühreihen, an agricultural Alpine song in the Lydian mode. Tradi... ...ttern and shawm. At the beginning of the 19th century, Swiss folk music was largely performed by ensembles made of itinerant music... ...ound itself dominated by French stars like Johnny Hallyday, and soon Swiss artists like Les Aiglons, Larry Greco and Les Faux-Frères became major arti... ...er Hepp's Bob Dylan-inspired folk and Toni Vescoli's pop fame. Other Swiss artists of the period included R&B act The Nightbirds from Locarno, lig... ...en, The Blue Sounds and pop band Marco Zappa & the Teenagers. In 1967, artists like Mani Matter, Franz Hohler, Sergius Golowin, and Kurt Marti beg... ...ll as praise. One of the most popular Swiss singer and performance artists is DJ Bobo, born René Baumann. Emer...

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Correspondence of Wagner and Liszt, Vol. 2

By: Franz Liszt; Francis Hueffer, Translator

...ZT, VOLUME 2 143. DEAREST RICHARD, Yesterday (Saturday, January 7th) first performance of "Lohengrin" at Leipzig. The public, very numerous in spite o... ...n for this wonderful work. The first act went tolerably well as far as the artists were concerned. Rietz conducted in a precise and decent manner, and... ...ch from the faults and shortcomings of both chorus and principals. Further performances will, no doubt, show an improvement, although the Leipzig thea... ...e Leipzig theatre does certainly not possess the proper singers and scenic artists. The flagging in the second act, which I previously took the libert... ...n this scene. Altogether, without self-conceit, I may say that the Leipzig performance is inferior to ours, as you will probably hear from other quart... ... we cannot receive what is magnanimously offered. This your address to the artists is a grand, beautiful, splendid trait of your own artistic life. I ... ...Police there, Baron von Peimann, sent me the advice that I should become a Swiss citizen. In that case the Austrian minister would give his vise to my... ...ny case, not leave her mother. If both are able this autumn to perform the Swiss journey, which they missed last year, I shall of course stay with the... ...arter in order to get permission for permanent settlement in Paris, for my Swiss settlement is coming to a close. Germany is evidently intent upon dri...

...CORRESPONDENCE OF WAGNER AND LISZT, VOLUME 2, 143. DEAREST RICHARD, Yesterday (Saturday, January 7th) first performance of Lohengrin at Leipzig. The public, very numerous in spite of double prices, displayed much sympathy and admiration for this wonderful work. The first act went tolerably well as far as the artists were concerned....

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List of Australian artists

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...(See also Art of Australia ) You can also help by writing articles on artists currently without same. Individual artists A Davida Al... ...resident of the Etaples art colony Marie-Claire Baldenweg (born 1954): Swiss -Australian contemporary artist William Barak (1824–1903): Aborigina... ...nd scenes drawn from mythology and literature Louis Buvelot (1814–1888): Swiss -born landscape painter who emigrated to Australia Return to top of ... ... Western Australian artist and writer Ivan Durrant (born 1947): Painter, Performance Artist and Writer Geoffrey Dyer (born 1947): artist who won ... ...orn 1955): contemporary photographic artist Sali Herman (1898–1993): Swiss -born War Artists artist Joy Hester (1920–1960): modernist paint... ...porary photographic artist Sali Herman (1898–1993): Swiss -born War Artists artist Joy Hester (1920–1960): modernist painter Andrew Hewish ... ...ritory William Dunn Knox (1820–1945): painter, member of the Victorian Artists Society Derek Kreckler (born 1952): multi-media visual artist ... ...Aboriginal artist Return to top of page P Mike Parr (born 1945): performance artist and printmaker Peter Parsons (1951–1993): ceramic a... ... Prize in 1944 Clara Southern (1861–1940): painter Stelarc (born 1946): performance art ist Constance Stokes (1906-1991): figurative painter Arthu...

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The Confessions of a Beachcomber

By: E. J. Banfield

...UR ISLAND EARLY HISTORY SATELLITES AND NEIGHBOURS PLANS AND PERFORMANCES CHAPTER II BEACHCOMBING TROPICAL INDUSTRIES... ... roof. We do not all belong to the ancient and honourable family of the Swiss Robinsons, who performed a series of unassuming miracles on their is... ...recitative, for even an island has its temper and its moods. PLANS AND PERFORMANCES "The folly of this island! They say there's but five upon t... ...or wallaby. It is highly probable that if such had been common, the black artists would have chosen them as subjects, since nearly all their studies... ...universal enemy. He is then particularly partial to an aerial acrobatic performance, unsurpassed for gracefulness and skill, and significant of th... ...oved soiled linen. The picture had been restored by the most ideal of all artists. The blossoms of the melaleuca come in superabundance, pale yell... ...xploits in the realms of fancy, and so confirm the opinion that the black artists were not mere copyists of each other, but belonged to different sc...

...CONTENTS PART I INTRODUCTION CHAPTER I THE BEACHCOMBER'S DOMAIN OFFICIAL LANDING OUR ISLAND EARLY HISTORY SATELLITES AND NEIGHBOURS PLANS AND PERFORMANCES CHAPTER II BEACHCOMBING TROPICAL INDUSTRIES SOME DIFFRENCES ISLAND FAUNA...

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List of French artists

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...The following is a chronological list of French artists working in visual or plastic media (plus, for some artists of the ... ...g in visual or plastic media (plus, for some artists of the 20th century, performance art ). For alphabetical lists, see the various subcategories of... ...from 1395–1406) sculptor the Limbourg brothers (Pol and Hermann) (Flemish artists working in Burgundy around 1403–1416) other media Renaissance Re... ...bolism Suzanne Valadon (1865–1938) painter Félix Vallotton (1865–1925) (Swiss, worked in France) painter, engraver Jacqueline Marval (1866-1932) t... ...6–1918) sculptor Raoul Dufy (1877–1953) painter Jean Crotti (1878–1958) (Swiss) painter Louis Marcoussis (Louis Markus)(1878–1941) or (1883–1941) (... ...er Marcelle Bergerol (1900–1989) painter Alberto Giacometti (1901–1966) (Swiss, worked in Paris) sculptor, painter Alfred-Georges Regner (1901–1987... ...ptor, painter, other media Denis Schneider (1946–)-painter Orlan (1947–) performance artist, body artist Bracha L. Ettinger (1948–) (Born in Tel Av... ...ings, sculptor Y Liver (1977-) (Lives and works in Paris) video-maker and performance artists Gilles Balmet (1979–) Video artist, painter, photograp... ...or Y Liver (1977-) (Lives and works in Paris) video-maker and performance artists Gilles Balmet (1979–) Video artist, painter, photographer and othe...

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Letters Vol. 4

By: Mark Twain

...rner and Clemens families had joined in preparing for him a surprise performance of The Prince and the Pauper. The Clemens household was ... ... were prepared--mainly by the sculptor Gerhardt--for these home performances, after which productions of The Prince and the Pauper we... ...leaves Boston toward the end of the afternoon would be a trifle late; the performance would have already begun when you reached the house. I'm ou... ... obligations. What luck it was to find you! There are hundreds of artists that could illustrate any other book of mine, but there was o... ...went and fetched Dr. Rice while I (went) to the Players and picked up two artists--Reid and Simmons--and thus we filled 5 of the 6 seats. There was... ...n the ring and the 8,000 people present went mad with enthusiasm. My two artists went mad about his form. They said they had never seen anything t... ...bought our tickets and entered the beer-hall, where a crowd of German and Swiss men and women sat grouped at round tables with their beer mugs in fr...

...latforming with Cable and returned to Hartford for his Christmas vacation, the Warner and Clemens families had joined in preparing for him a surprise performance of The Prince and the Pauper....

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List of Spanish artists nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards

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... The following is a list of Spanish artists nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards. List doe... ... 2011 Best World Stage Performance ... ... Push Act World Stage Performance ... ... Israeli Act Swiss Act ... ... Spanish Swiss ...

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A Book of Operas

By: Henry Edward Krehbiel

... what is popularly called Italian opera begins in the United States with a performance of Rossini's lyrical comedy "Il Barbiere di Siviglia"; it may,... ...et, east of Broadway, and the date November 29, 1825. It was not the first performance of Italian opera music in America, however, nor yet of Rossini'... ... of the operatic version of Beaumarchais's "Barbier de Séville." The first performance of Rossini's opera took place in Rome on February 5, 1816. Lond... ...ra by writing a commentary on it which he dedicated to young composers and artists called upon to take part in performances of the opera. In the prefa... ...any. The scenery and costumes, which had been made after designs by French artists, were shut up in Paris. At length, on December 24, 1871, the opera ... ...erde babst Urban auch ewig sein verloren. A ballad which was sung in one Swiss district as late as the third decade of the nineteenth century gives ... ...ational success at the Metropolitan Opera-house in New York. The principal artists concerned in this and subsequent performances were Milka Ternina (K...

...CHAPTER I. IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA: The history of what is popularly called Italian opera begins in the United States with a performance of Rossini's lyrical comedy Il Barbiere di Siviglia; it may, therefore, fittingly take the first place in these operatic studies. The place was the Park Theatre, then situated in Chambers Street, east of Broadway,...

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List of Norwegian artists nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards

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... The following is a list of Norwegian artists nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards. List doe... ... Push Act World Stage Performance ... ... Israeli Act Swiss Act ... ... Spanish Swiss ...

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Germany from the Earliest Period Vol. 4

By: Wolfgang Menzel

.............................................................135 CCLXVIII. The Swiss Revolution .......................................................... ...he German Customs' Union • CCLXVII. The Belgian Revolution • CCLXVIII. The Swiss Revolution • CCLXIX. The Revolution in Brunswick, Saxony, Hesse, E... ...llections of works of art, still emulated each other in the patronage of the artists of the day, whose creations, tasteless as they were, nevertheless... ...6, was inspired with finer conceptions and formed the link between preceding artists and the magnificent Claude Lorraine (so called from the place of ... ...ng time at Munich, and who first attempted to idealize nature as the Italian artists had formerly idealized man. Everdingen and Ruysdael, on the contr... ...the foregoing century, Thomson, the English poet, Brokes of Hamburg, and the Swiss, Albert von Haller, gave their descriptions of nature to the world.... ... was termed une veille hete, and compelled to countenance immoral theatrical performances by his presence, a sin for which he each evening received ab... ...ince Alexander von Hohenlohe, then a young man, had the folly to attempt the performance of miracles, until the police interfered, and he received a h...

...xactly contrary to every rule of good taste, the courts, vain of their collections of works of art, still emulated each other in the patronage of the artists of the day, whose creations, tasteless as they were, nevertheless afforded a species of consolation to the people, by diverting their thoughts from the miseries of daily existence....

.... The New Constitutions, 128 -- CCLXVI. The European Congress?The German Customs' Union, 132 -- CCLXVII. The Belgian Revolution, 135 -- CCLXVIII. The Swiss Revolution, 138 -- CCLXIX. The Revolution in Brunswick, Saxony, Hesse, Etc, 141 -- CCLXX. The Struggles of the Provincial Diets, 145 -- CCLXXI. Austria and Prince Mettenich, 149 -- CCLXXII. Prussia and Rome, 151 -- CCLX...

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List of Welsh artists nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards

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... The following is a list of Welsh artists nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards. List doe... ... Push Act World Stage Performance ... ... Israeli Act Swiss Act ... ... Spanish Swiss ...

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The Hackers' Dictionary

... paralleled perhaps in the slang of jazz musicians and some kinds of fine artists but hard to detect in most technical or scientific cultures; parts... ...ght, and the racing stripe on the case looked kind of neat, but its performance left something to be desired. #ifdef FLAME ... ...tten to be handed to an interactive program running in batch mode. 2. Performance of dreary tasks all at one sitting. "I finally sat down in ... ...ongs'. :benchmark: [techspeak] n. An inaccurate measure of computer performance. "In the computer industry, there are three kinds of lies:... ...been described, in a parody of a famous remark about `lex(1)', as the "Swiss-Army chainsaw" of UNIX programming. :pessimal: /pes'im-l/ [Lat... ...e sort of *right* to a system with fewer holes in it than a shotgunned Swiss cheese, and *then* where would we be? Historical note: Ther...

...Among hackers, though, slang has a subtler aspect, paralleled perhaps in the slang of jazz musicians and some kinds of fine artists but hard to detect in most technical or scientific cultures; parts of it are code for shared states of consciousness....

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List of Belgian artists nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards

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... The following is a list of Belgian artists nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards. List doe... ... Push Act World Stage Performance ... ... Israeli Act Swiss Act ... ... Spanish Swiss ...

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A Book of Operas : Their Histories, Their Plots and Their Music

By: Henry Edward Krehbiel

...MELCHIOR. CONTENTS Chapter I "Il Barbiere di Siviglia" First performance of Italian opera in the United States--Production of Rossini's... ...nvitato di Pietra"--How the overture to "Don Giovanni" was written--First performances of the opera in Prague, Vienna, London, and New York--Garcia ... ...e subject treated by Paer and Gaveaux--Beethoven's commission--The first performance a failure--A revision by the composer's friends-- The second ... ...a by writing a commentary on it which he dedicated to young composers and artists called upon to take part in performances of the opera. In the pref... ...ny. The scenery and costumes, which had been made after designs by French artists, were shut up in Paris. At length, on December 24, 1871, the opera... ... babst Urban auch ewig sein verloren. A ballad which was sung in one Swiss district as late as the third decade of the nineteenth century gives... ...tional success at the Metropolitan Opera-house in New York. The principal artists concerned in this and subsequent performances were Milka Ternina ...

...First performance of Italian opera in the United States?Production of Rossini?s opera in Rome, London, Paris, and New York?Thomas Phillipps and his English version?Miss Leesugg and Mrs. Holman?Emanuel Garcia and his troupe?Malibran...

...CONTENTS Chapter I Il Barbiere di Siviglia First performance of Italian opera in the United States--Production of Rossini's opera in Rome, London, Paris, and New York--Thomas Phillipps and his English version--Miss Leesugg and Mrs. Holman--Emanuel Garcia and his troupe--Mal...

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List of Icelandic artists nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards

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... The following is a list of Icelandic artists nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards. Winners ... ... Push Act World Stage Performance ... ... Israeli Act Swiss Act ... ... Spanish Swiss ...

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The Atlantic Monthly

By: Joshua Hutchinson

..........................................................................1 OUR ARTISTS IN ITALY. ........................................................ ...us This page copyright © 2004 Blackmask Online. http://www.blackmask.com OUR ARTISTS IN ITALY. • THE AMBER GODS. • SONG OF NATURE. • NEMOPHILY • S... ...ZINE OF LITERATURE, ART, AND POLITICS. VOL. V.—JANUARY, 1860.—NO. XXVII. OUR ARTISTS IN ITALY. HIRAM POWERS. Antique Art, beside affording a standard ... ...scores of stout men acting as lieutenants, captains, majors, etc., of slight performance in those capacities, but who, had they been formed into compa... ...nter through the church. Here, mingled together, may be seen soldiers of the Swiss guard, with their shining helmets, long halberds, and party−colored... ... of the Nativity, he is adored by the people until Epiphany. Then, after the performance of Mass, a procession of priests, accompanied by a band of mu... ...d and specially adapted for Private Representation, with Full Directions for Performance. By Silas S. Steele, Dramatist. Philadelphia. George G. Evans...

...Excerpt: OUR ARTISTS IN ITALY. HIRAM POWERS. Antique Art, beside affording a standard by which the modern may be measured, has the remarkable property?giving it a higher value?of testing the genuineness of the Art?impulse. Even to genius,...

...Table of Contents: The Atlantic Monthly, 1 -- Various, 1 -- OUR ARTISTS IN ITALY, 1 -- THE AMBER GODS, 7 -- SONG OF NATURE, 19 -- NEMOPHILY, 21 -- SUBSTANCE AND SHADOW, 28 -- THE EXPERIENCE OF SAMUEL ABSALOM, FILIBUSTER, 36 -- ABDEL?HASSAN, 64 -- ABOUT SPIRES, 68 -- THE PROFESSOR'S STORY,...

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List of Italian artists nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards

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... The following is a list of Italian artists nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards. List doe... ... Push Act World Stage Performance ... ... Israeli Act Swiss Act ... ... Spanish Swiss ...

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Pictures Every Child Should Know

By: Dolores Bacon

... Besides making acknowledgments to the many authoritative writers upon artists and pictures, here quoted, thanks are due to such excellent compil... ...re the Egyptian square and pointed things, animals and men. The most that artists of that day succeeded in doing was to preserve the fashions of th... ...s, also, many peculiar head-dresses and strange agricultural implements. Artists of that day put down what they saw, and they saw with an untrained... ...orn in Basel, "one of the most prosaic towns in Europe." His father was a Swiss merchant, and not poor; thus the son had ordinarily good chances to ... ... little boy, which is considerably more than can be said of some Italian performances. D rer made a painting of "Praying Hands," a queer subject ... ...family worthy of publishing was a great St. Bernard dog, such a wonderful performance for a little fellow of thirteen that Thomas engraved it and d... ...vent has been reproduced again and again, as one of the artist's greatest performances. Toward the close of his happy life, he became more and mor...

...Acknowledgments: Besides making acknowledgments to the many authoritative writers upon artists and pictures, here quoted, thanks are due to such excellent compilers of books on art subjects as Sadakichi Hartmann, Muther, C.H. Caffin, Ida Prentice Whitcomb, Russell Sturgis and others....

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List of Danish artists nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards

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... The following is a list of Danish artists nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards. List doe... ... Push Act World Stage Performance ... ... Israeli Act Swiss Act ... ... Spanish Swiss ...

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A Book of Operas

By: Henry Edward Krehbiel

...of what is popularly called Italian opera begins in the United States with a performance of Rossini's lyrical comedy "Il Barbiere di Siviglia"; it may... ...reet, east of Broadway, and the date November 29, 1825. It was not the first performance of Italian opera music in America, however, nor yet A Book of... ...ce of the operatic version of Beaumarchais's "Barbier de Séville." The first performance of Rossini's opera took place in Rome on February 5, 1816. Lo... ...pera by writing a commentary on it which he dedicated to young composers and artists called upon to take part in performances of the opera. In the pre... ...rmany. The scenery and costumes, which had been made after designs by French artists, were shut up in Paris. At length, on December 24, 1871, the oper... ...ierde babst Urban auch ewig sein verloren. A ballad which was sung in one Swiss district as late as the third decade of the nineteenth century give... ...nsational success at the Metropolitan Opera−house in New York. The principal artists concerned in this and subsequent performances were Milka Ternina ...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. ?IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA? The history of what is popularly called Italian opera begins in the United States with a performance of Rossini?s lyrical comedy ?Il Barbiere di Siviglia; it may, therefore, fittingly take the first place in these operatic studies. The place was the Park Theatre, then situated in Chambers Street, east of Broadway...

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List of Finnish artists nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards

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... The following is a list of Finnish artists nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards. List doe... ... Push Act World Stage Performance ... ... Israeli Act Swiss Act ... ... Spanish Swiss ...

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Germany from the Earliest Period Vol. 4

By: Wolfgang Menzel

...ctions of works of art, still emulated each other in the patronage of the artists of the day, whose creations, tasteless as they were, nevertheless ... ...was inspired with finer conceptions and formed the link between preceding artists and the magnificent Claude Lorraine (so called from the place of h... ...time at Munich, and who first attempted to idealize nature as the Italian artists had formerly idealized man. Everdingen and Ruysdael, on the contra... ... foregoing century, Thomson, the English poet, Brokes of Hamburg, and the Swiss, Albert von Haller, gave their descriptions of nature to the world. ... ...is native Alps with unparalleled sublimity. The latter was succeeded by a Swiss school, which imitated the witty and liberal-minded criticisms of A... ... Bruntrut, uncle to Rengger,[13] a celebrated character in the subsequent Swiss revolution, vicar-general of Basel, a furious revolutionist, who had... ...s termed une veille hete, and compelled to countenance immoral theatrical performances by his presence, a sin for which he each evening received abs... ...e Alexander von Hohenlohe, then a young man, had the folly to attempt the performance of miracles, until the police interfered, and he received a hi...

...xactly contrary to every rule of good taste, the courts, vain of their collections of works of art, still emulated each other in the patronage of the artists of the day, whose creations, tasteless as they were, nevertheless afforded a species of consolation to the people, by diverting their thoughts from the miseries of daily existence....

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List of Dutch artists nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards

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... The following is a list of Dutch artists nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards. List doe... ... Push Act World Stage Performance ... ... Israeli Act Swiss Act ... ... Spanish Swiss ...

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Industrial Biography

By: Samuel Smiles

...s The Stone, Bronze, and Iron ages Recent discoveries in the beds of the Swiss lakes Iron the last metal to come into general use, and why The fir... ...years, by the discoveries which have been made in the beds of most of the Swiss lakes.* [footnote... Referred to at length in the Antiquity of Man... ...o, and the islands of the Salomon group, to this day. These aboriginal Swiss lake-dwellers seem to have been succeeded by a race of men using to... ... great bolts for shipping; which iron," continues Dud, "being so tried by artists and smiths, the ironmasters and iron-mongers were all silenced unt... ...t's conjuror. It had the effect of introducing among the higher order of artists habits of nice and accurate workmanship in executing delicate piec... ...large masses, the art of hammer-working has almost become lost; and great artists, such as Matsys of Antwerp and Rukers of Nuremberg were,* [footn... ...ans of propulsion of steam-vessels was attracting much attention; and the performances of the "Archimedes" were so successful as to induce Mr. Brune... ...eneral accordance with the design Mr. Gaskell had shown him; and that its performances had answered his every expectation. He then took Mr. Nasmyth... ...ving tasted it when in England. The dinner was followed by music, in the performance of which the host himself took part; and on Mr. Fairbairn's ad...

...IRON AND CIVILIZATION. The South Sea Islanders and iron Uses of iron for tools The Stone, Bronze, and Iron ages Recent discoveries in the beds of the Swiss lakes Iron the last metal to come into general use, and why The first iron smelters Early history of iron in Britain The Romans Social importance of the Smith in early times Enchanted swords Early scarcity of iron in Sc...

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List of Polish artists nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards

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... The following is a list of Polish artists nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards. List does not ... ... Push Act World Stage Performance ... ... Israeli Act Swiss Act ... ... Spanish Swiss ...

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Industrial Biography

By: Samuel Smiles

... The Stone, Bronze, and Iron ages Recent discoveries in the beds of the Swiss lakes Iron the last metal to come into general use, and why The... ...ars, by the discoveries which have been made in the beds of most of the Swiss lakes.* [footnote... Referred to at length in the Antiquity of... ...and the islands of the Salomon group, to this day. These aboriginal Swiss lake-dwellers seem to have been succeeded by a race of men using t... ...reat bolts for shipping; which iron," continues Dud, "being so tried by artists and smiths, the ironmasters and iron-mongers were all silenced u... .... It had the 355 effect of introducing among the higher order of artists habits of nice and accurate workmanship in executing delicate pi... ...rge masses, the art of hammer-working has almost become lost; and great artists, such as Matsys of Antwerp and Rukers of Nuremberg were,* [f... ...s of propulsion of steam-vessels was attracting much attention; and the performances of the "Archimedes" were so successful as to induce Mr. Bru... ...eral accordance with the design Mr. Gaskell had shown him; and that its performances had answered his every expectation. He then took Mr. Nasmy... ...ng tasted it when in England. The dinner was followed by music, in the performance of which the host himself took part; and on Mr. Fairbairn’s ...

...IRON AND CIVILIZATION. The South Sea Islanders and iron Uses of iron for tools The Stone, Bronze, and Iron ages Recent discoveries in the beds of the Swiss lakes Iron the last metal to come into general use, and why The first iron smelters Early history of iron in Britain The Romans Social importance of the Smith in early times Enchanted swords Early scarcity of iron in Sc...

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List of Russian artists nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards

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... The following is a list of Russian artists nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards. List does not ... ... Push Act World Stage Performance ... ... Israeli Act Swiss Act ... ... Spanish Swiss ...

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Journeys through Bookland V3

By: Charles H. Sylvester

...RUSOE AND THE PIRATES • FAITHLESS SALLY BROWN • THE MARINER'S DREAM • THE SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON • I. THE SHIPWRECK AND LANDING • II. EXCURSION AND S... ...ttern forever and aye,— O sailor-boy! sailor-boy! peace to thy soul! THE SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON 39 [Footnote: Defoe's Robinson Crusoe was so very po... ...of it were written. Most of them have been entirely forgotten but one, The Swiss Family Robinson, by Johann Rudolph Wyss, proved so popular, especiall... ...she continued, "We don't frighten people by firing salutes in honor of our performances; although, by and by, I too shall want fire in a peaceable for... ...s of swallowing; certainly nothing was applied beforehand. This wonderful performance lasted from seven in the morning until noon. When the awkward m... ...ng that the butterfly was the emblem of the soul, can you imagine what the artists meant to show by this? THE PIED PIPER OF HAMELIN By ROBERT BROWNIN...

...TER · BETH GELERT · ROBINSON CRUSOE · INTRODUCTORY NOTE · THE MAN FRIDAY · CRUSOE AND THE PIRATES · FAITHLESS SALLY BROWN · THE MARINER'S DREAM · THE SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON · I. THE SHIPWRECK AND LANDING · II. EXCURSION AND SETTLEMENT · III. DISMANTLING THE SHIP · IV. THE PINNACE · V. PREPARING FOR THE RAINY SEASON. NEW DISCOVERIES · VI. ROCK HOUSE · VII. THE BOA CONSTRICTO...

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List of German artists nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards

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... The following is a list of German artists nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards. List doe... ... 2010 Best World Stage Performance ... ... Push Act World Stage Performance ... ... Israeli Act Swiss Act ... ... Spanish Swiss ...

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The Atlantic Monthly

By: Joshua Hutchinson

...wn primitive people whose traces have lately been found at the bottom of the Swiss lakes, supposed to be older than the foundation of Rome, so old tha... ...n which he excels, and a skill in mechanism equal to that of our second−rate artists. His concerts usually include any themes selected by the audience... ...dramatic effects, etc.: these are but means to him, not an end, as with most artists. One could fancy that Tom was never traitor to the intent or soul... ...use the men who put it forth were fully competent to the grand work with the performance of which they were charged. It is for Mr. Lincoln himself to ... ...rge any one else to procure one because I like it, but I simply say that its performance is equal to my requirements, and that the whole construction ... ...ed in my mind with adventures whose interest was derived from its successful performance. The first piece of advice I would offer to a novice in searc...

...n the globe. It appears that apples made a part of the food of that unknown primitive people whose traces have lately been found at the bottom of the Swiss lakes, supposed to be older than the foundation of Rome, so old that they had no metallic implements. An entire black and shrivelled Crab?Apple has been recovered from their stores. Tacitus says of the ancient Germans, ...

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List of Scottish artists nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards

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... The following is a list of Scottish artists nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards. List doe... ... Best Electronic Best World Stage Performance Snow Patrol ... ... Push Act World Stage Performance ... ... Israeli Act Swiss Act ... ... Spanish Swiss ...

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Holidays in Eastern France

By: Matilda Betham Edwards

............................25 CHAPTER V. ST. HIPPOLYTE, MORTEAU, AND THE SWISS BORDERLAND. ........................31 CHAPTER VI. BESANCON AND ... ...NCH PROTESTANTS AT MONTBELIARD • CHAPTER V. ST. HIPPOLYTE, MORTEAU, AND THE SWISS BORDERLAND. • CHAPTER VI. BESANCON AND ITS ENVIRONS. • CHAPTER VI... ...tion renders them comparatively unknown to the French themselves, only a few artists having as yet found them out. Ornans—Courbet's birth and favourit... ...nt foliage. It is a bit of Switzerland, and has often been painted by French artists. I can fancy no more attractive field for a landscape−painter tha... ...in 1610, but was introduced in various parts of France by some of the exiled artists, and it may be said to have died out in France about the end of t... ...r accomplishments, but are able to take part in dramatic entertainments. Two performances were given by the boys, two by the girls, a little play bein... ...station of the Rue Cuvier. English tourists do not often turn aside from the Swiss route to visit the quieter beauties of the Department of the Doubs,...

...E, 10 -- Chapter III. PROVINS AND TROYES, 20 -- Chapter IV. AMONG FRENCH PROTESTANTS AT MONTBELIARD, 25 -- Chapter V. ST. HIPPOLYTE, MORTEAU, AND THE SWISS BORDERLAND, 31 -- Chapter VI. BESANCON AND ITS ENVIRONS, 35 -- Chapter VII. ORNANS, COURBET'S COUNTRY, AND THE VALLEY OF THE LOUE, 42 -- Chapter VIII. SALINS, ARBOIS, AND THE WINE COUNTRY OF THE JURA, 45 -- Chapter IX. ...

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List of French artists nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards

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... The following is a list of French artists nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards. List doe... ... Push Act World Stage Performance ... ... Israeli Act Swiss Act ... ... Spanish Swiss ...

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Holidays in Eastern France

By: Matilda Betham, Edwards

...n renders them comparatively unknown to the French themselves, only a few artists having as yet found them out. Ornans--Courbet's birth and favourit... ...h Protestants at Montbeliard CHAPTER V. St. Hippolyte, Morteau, and the Swiss Borderland CHAPTER VI. Besancon and its Environs CHAPTER VII. ... ...foliage. It is a bit of Switzerland, and has often been painted by French artists. I can fancy no more attractive field for a landscape-painter than... ...1610, but was introduced in various parts of France by some of the exiled artists, and it may be said to have died out in France about the end of th... ...ccomplishments, but are able to take part in dramatic entertainments. Two performances were given by the boys, two by the girls, a little play being... ...on of the Rue Cuvier. English tourists do not often turn aside from the Swiss route to visit the quieter beauties of the Department of the Doubs,... ...r the next chapter. CHAPTER V. ST. HIPPOLYTE, MORTEAU, AND THE SWISS BORDERLAND. I never understood, till I travelled with French fri...

... the City of Chocolate CHAPTER III. Provins and Troyes CHAPTER IV. Among French Protestants at Montbeliard CHAPTER V. St. Hippolyte, Morteau, and the Swiss Borderland CHAPTER VI. Besancon and its Environs CHAPTER VII. Ornans, Courbet's Country, and the Valley of the Loue CHAPTER VIII. Salins, Arbois, and the Wine Country of the Jura CHAPTER IX. Lons-le-Saunier CHAPTER X. C...

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List of Swedish artists nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards

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... The following is a list of Swedish artists nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards. List doe... ... Push Act World Stage Performance ... ... Israeli Act Swiss Act ... ... Spanish Swiss ...

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