I spoke to Arlene Wagner, the curator of Leavenworth Nutcracker
Museum in Washington State.
are generally designed to operate with a captive nut and screw-down press action, but rarities include those modelled as heads or figures with opening jaws.
Cased ivoryhandled silverplate nutcrackers
Modelling the nutcrackers
as standing figures resembling the soldier in the children's story gave German carvers an entirely new cast of characters ranging from intricately carved and painted kings, tyrannical or otherwise, to commoners of every size and occupation imaginable.
Hoffmann's story "The Nutcracker
and the Mouse King," adapted by Alexandre Dumas as "The Nutcracker
Tchaikovsky's famous Nutcracker
ballet, heart of the holidays for audiences worldwide, has its roots in "The Nutcracker
and the Mouse King" by E.
phenomenon is characterized by impeded outflow from the left renal vein into the inferior vena cava because of extrinsic left renal vein compression.
Billingham's Forum Theatre hosts The Nutcracker
, performed by the Russian State Ballet and Opera House, on Friday, November 20.
I really liked it, so I took classes,'' she said of taking steps to become a student at Ballet Arts Worcester, which had presented "The Nutcracker
The toymaker, Drosselmeyer, arrives with gifts for the children, including a drum for young Fritz and an elaborate Nutcracker
figure for his sister, Clara.
The whole ballet tradition is inherently racist, so the traditional productions of Nutcracker
can also be seen as racist.
RUGBY teeanger Esme Down has been chosen to take part in the Nutcracker
IT wouldn't be the festive season without the Nutcracker
tells the story of Clara (also known as Masha or Mary, depending on the production), a young girl who is given a toy nutcracker
Axial contrast-enhanced CT demonstrated left renal vein in a normal patient (without nutcracker
syndrome) as it crosses between the SMA and the abdominal aorta (Figure 3).