prima donna


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diva

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a vain and temperamental person

a distinguished female operatic singer

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Wainwright, a longtime opera fanatic, is a gifted melodist, and although the music of Prima Donna is largely derivative (Debussy and Puccini come to mind from time to time), this score is very deftly made and orchestrated in an evocative and even innovative fashion--by Wainwright himself, though he admits to having "several fantastic assistants" who "guided him through the process" as well as a reliance on technology such as the Sibelius notation system.
In the category 'Single Specialty 1-lard Cheese,' the extra-long ripened Prima Donna forte won a Gold Award and was elected 'Best Hard Specialty Cheese'.
The "arts" of the prima donna are construed broadly "as the ways and means by which leading female singers can be seen to embrace and project their own agency, as well as artistic and literary responses that document their impact on contemporaries" (p.
All this attention and freedom made the prima donna into a potential threat to respectable middle-class families so she had to be represented in a way that was appropriate for public consumption.
THUMBS UP: Olivia Battle-Welch, Dan Wye, Charlotte Rouse and Emily McNiece promoting their plays at the Edinburgh Fringe ON STAGE: Alex Hoare, Leah Judge and Georgi Mosley in their play A Resounding Tinkle PLAY TO GO: Olivia Battle-Welch, Emma Aucutt and Rob Tressler of Bablake School in their Edinburgh Fringe play The Bald Prima Donna
He spoke to them about his Prima Donna show and was really quite jokey with the kids.
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In the 19th century in Italy it became the common term applied to a principal female operatic singer or the prima donna.
Toker suggests asking the following questions to uncover a potential prima donna.
But he was kicked off the show by judges who were fed up with him acting like a prima donna.
I dont think my mother wanted me to become a little princess or a prima donna," Susan said.
A Bob Schultz replies: I call that attitude the Prima Donna (or Prima Don) Syndrome.
Falling in Love in Pongo Ponga" takes place on the set of a big-budget film, where a prima donna actress named Shawnee (Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, "She's All That") is making a fuss, torturing her angelic assistant Samantha (Melinda Sward) and aggravating the filmmakers and crew.
THE PARTY of presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte called Vice President Jejomar Binay a prima donna for delaying the presidential debate on Sunday at the University of the Philippines in Cebu.