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GROUND
UNITED STATES
KING
CONCERT PIECES
PACIFIC OVERTURES
WHETHER
STAGE
PRODUCTION
TALIBAN
SYMPHONY
CAESAR
ITALY
SET
EXAMPLES
MUSICAL
ATTEMPT
WAGNER
THEBES
CHINA
SUITE
PIECES
PRESIDENCY
WAR
ALLIANCE
TIME
PIANOS
FILM MUSIC
MODERN STYLE
ISRAEL
WILLINGNESS
FELIX MENDELSSOHN
HECTOR BERLIOZ
BEETHOVEN
SONATAS
THREE MOVEMENTS
OCTOBER 1964
ANSWER QUESTIONS
WORKS
ORCHESTRAL
ORCHESTRAL WORKS
PIANO PIECES
MUSIC
FIRST
AKBAR
QUAESTOR
PEACE
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Definitions

  1. Overtures were unquestionably made by Thebes for an alliance with Aegina c.
  2. Overtures were made from the already incorporated BSA to the ABS organizing group but Hearst did not want to team up.
  3. Their overtures were accepted by Pope Julius III in 1553, creating the Chaldean Catholic Church now centered in Baghdad.
  4. Italian overtures were often detached from their operas and played as independent concert pieces.
  5. Pacific Overtures was an ambitious 1976 musical, set in 1853 Japan.

Ground

  1. Though really not to blame, I ask your forgiveness, for I think it better to fall back and make overtures for peace than to keep my ground and offer battle.

United States

  1. Neo-Nazis in both Europe and the United States began making overtures to Islamic terrorists and even to Louis Farrakhan`s Nation of Islam movement.

King

  1. The pope repeatedly made overtures, but the king persisted in nominating to all the vacant sees.

Concert Pieces

  1. The overtures and orchestral passages from Wagner's middle and late-stage operas are commonly played as concert pieces.

Pacific Overtures

  1. The story of the opening of Japan was the basis of Stephen Sondheim & John Weidman 's Pacific Overtures.

Whether

  1. Overtures, whether to operas or as stand-alone works, are usually in Sonata-Allegro form prior to the late 19th century.
  2. All these particulars make this recording of " Pacific Overtures " a must-have for any musical fan, whether you have the original recording or not.

Stage

  1. Mako also worked on the stage, most notably in the Broadway musical “Pacific Overtures,” for which he received a Tony Award nomination in 1976.

Production

  1. This completely new production is all the more welcome therefore, because it proves that Rossini was more than just a composer of overtures.
  2. For any production of Pacific Overtures, cast members play multiple roles.

Taliban

  1. The group, Hizb-e-Islami, has made more overtures toward reconciling with the Afghan government than its allies, the Taliban and the Haqqani network, have.

Symphony

  1. As a young man Wagner composed some concert overtures and a symphony before turning his attention to opera.
  2. Soon such overtures began to be performed by themselves in concert settings, like another forerunner of the symphony, the concerto grosso.

Caesar

  1. Caesar was already in Crassus' political debt, but he also made overtures to Pompey.

Italy

  1. With his constituency completely lost in Italy, and with only an uncertain support in Germany, Lewis now made overtures for peace.

Set

  1. The overtures often set the emotional tone of the opera to follow in this manner.

Examples

  1. Examples of this type of Italian sinfonia are the numerous three-movement opera overtures by Alessandro Scarlatti, all archetypical Italian overtures.

Musical

  1. Overtures to operetta s and musical s have traditionally been medleys of their themes.
  2. Brief history of Pacific Overtures, a musical by Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman, plus links to all cast albums and sheet music currently in print.

Attempt

  1. Charles V made overtures to the Safavid Empire to open a second front against the Ottomans, in an attempt at creating a Habsburg-Persian alliance.

Wagner

  1. The overtures and orchestral passages from Wagner's middle and late-stage operas are commonly played as concert pieces.

Thebes

  1. This new coalition naturally alarmed Sparta, which at once made overtures to Athens on the ground of their common danger from Thebes.

China

  1. Recent overtures by the Indian government have strengthened relations with the United States, China, and Pakistan.

Suite

  1. J.S. Bach's four orchestral “Overtures” are examples of this form of suite, which persisted into the mid-18th century.

Pieces

  1. The instrumental pieces especially are used again and again as overtures to operas and oratorios and anthems.

Presidency

  1. As of July 2006 Pataki is making overtures toward seeking the Republican nomination for the presidency in 2008.

War

  1. The new president quickly began overtures to end the war and an accord was signed in South Africa in 2002.
  2. AMY GOODMAN: Seymour Hersh, you've also written about the U.S. rejecting overtures from Syria in dealing with the war on terror.

Alliance

  1. The Sultan was displeased because the Dharma Raja rejected his overtures and was moving for alliance with the East India Company.
  2. Rejecting overtures from Russia, he endeavoured to form an alliance with England, and welcomed Alexander Burnes to Kabul in 1837.

Time

  1. During this time, the Nepali Congress refused the overtures of a radical faction of the Communist Party of Nepal for a tactical alliance.
  2. But Baghdad remained a free agent, shooting local communists and making overtures to the West from time to time.

Pianos

  1. Czerny's published compositions number nearly 1,000 and include arrangements for eight pianos, four hands each, of two overtures of Gioachino Rossini.

Film Music

  1. There are also sequences of film music by Gershwin and Kern to break up the overtures.

Modern Style

  1. In his later operas and overtures, he experimented with a more modern style of instrumentation.

Israel

  1. When Nasser came to power in Egypt, he made overtures to Israel that were rebuffed.

Willingness

  1. The dog must be approachable, quietly standing its ground and showing confidence and willingness to meet overtures without itself making them.

Felix Mendelssohn

  1. Composers such as Felix Mendelssohn then started to write overtures which told a story but were not attached to any opera.

Hector Berlioz

  1. Hector Berlioz (1803-1869) Roman Carnival Overture French composer Hector Berlioz wrote a number of overtures, most intended as introductions to operas.
  2. Other notable early concert overtures were written by Hector Berlioz (e.g.

Beethoven

  1. In fact, looking at the first half of the 19th century, there had been Beethoven 's Pastoral-Symphony and overtures such as Die Weihe des Hauses.

Sonatas

  1. He wrote in excess of 500 concertos plus many operas, overtures, sonatas and sacred vocal works.

Three Movements

  1. Early symphonies, in common with both Italian overtures and concertos, have three movements in the tempi quick-slow-quick.
  2. His opera overtures established the Neapolitan overture type, which has three movements, in fast, slow, and fast tempos.

October 1964

  1. In October 1964, Hoxha hailed Khrushchev's fall from power, and the Soviet Union's new leaders made overtures to Tirana.

Answer Questions

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Works

  1. Extremely prolific, he composed scores of overtures, 40 operas, 12 complete services for the year, and other works in practically every form.

Orchestral

  1. Beethoven became his inspiration, and Wagner wrote a piano transcription of the 9th Symphony, piano sonatas and orchestral overtures.
  2. It was in these overtures and last operas that he also began experimenting with orchestral (instrumental) color in the modern sense.

Orchestral Works

  1. He has written concertos for an amazing variety of instruments, nine numbered symphonies, sinfoniettas, concert overtures and other orchestral works.
  2. Regrettably, these overtures are among the composer's least played orchestral works.

Piano Pieces

  1. These include a single symphony (written at the age of 19), and some overtures, choral and piano pieces.

Music

  1. He also composed music for the stage, overtures, choral music, masses, and piano music, including 21 sonatas and shorter waltzes, scherzos, and impromptus.
  2. Five essential components may be discerned in Rameau’s operatic scores: pieces of “pure” music (overtures, ritornelli, music which closes scenes).
  3. This music was included in John Mauceri 's Philips Records CD of the complete overtures of Rodgers and Hammerstein with the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra.

First

  1. The opera includes introductory canzonas which function as overtures; indeed they are the first overtures in the history of opera.
  2. Significantly, however, it was Philip, and not Athens, who made the first overtures for peace, though all the military initiatives lay in his own hand.
  3. At first he attempted to attain his ends by an embassy, but when Gregory rejected his overtures he took the celebrated step of going to Italy in person.

Akbar

  1. Rana Pratap, a present-day Rajput icon, rebuffed every such overtures of friendship from Akbar and rallied an army to meet the Mughal forces.

Quaestor

  1. Bocchus again made overtures to the Romans, and after an interview with Sulla, who was Gaius Marius 's Quaestor at that time, sent ambassadors to Rome.

Peace

  1. The Taliban has largely rebuffed repeated peace overtures from Afghan officials.
  2. However, Athens had made overtures for peace, and when Philip again moved south, peace was sworn in Thessaly.
  3. Philip declared his willingness to make peace, but his overtures came at a critical time for Flamininus just as elections were being held in Rome.

Categories

  1. Music > Singing > Vocal Music > Operas
  2. Music > Composers > German Composers > Ludwig Van Beethoven
  3. Symphonies
  4. Society > Military > Generals > Coriolanus
  5. Arias

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