barcarole


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a boating song sung by Venetian gondoliers

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This silence is surprising, given that its musical language and content, a tonal barcarole, would seem to satisfy Segovia's aesthetic preferences.
The most accessible is the entrancing Barcarole - eight minutes of pure, alluring and deeply thoughtful music.
Listen also for sly musical jokes, including parodies of the famous barcarole from Offenbach's Les contes d'Hoffmann and the send-up of the "blessing of the daggers" scene from Les Huguenots.--I.S.
So Schmid pursed his lips for a polka by Johann Strauss and Offenbach's Barcarole. The Shah and his company were enchanted.
The program includes "Ave Maria" by Heitor Villa-Lobos, "A Swan" by Edvard Grieg, "Nigra Sum" by Pablo Casals, "Ballad of Green Broom" by Benjamin Britten and a barcarole by Gioacchino Rossini.
Varieties include 'Barcarole' (rose pink blooms), 10-inch plants; 'Crater Lake Blue' (bright blue), 10-inch plants; 'Icicle' (white), 15-inch plants; and 'Sunny Border Blue' (violet-blue), 1- to 2-foot plants.
The funeral march of the trumpets in the second part can move the listener to tears, while subsequent relief is brought by the rocking barcarole of the waltzy fifth section.
A famous Barcarole was composed by one who himself would often-bark.
(She has played her "reinterpretations" of songs by such bands as Echo & the Bunnymen in the emptied galleries of the Malmo Konsthall, and a barcarole from the opera The Tales of Hoffman under a bridge in Munster.) For "Here Comes Everybody," her New York gallery debut, Philipsz continued this tradition, recording two separate versions of "Trees and Flowers," a twee 1983 song of agoraphobia and anomie by the Glaswegian punk duo Strawberry Switchblade.
In 6/8 meter, the piece feels like a barcarole, almost as though the mourner is rocking to console himself.