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Ride of the Valkyries

The “noise” depicted on the cover of the June issue of E&S magazine is a screenshot from a video representation of Richard Wagner’s “Ride of the Valkyries,” which is played at ear-splitting volume at 7 a.m. 28 more words


Richard Wagner: Isolde's Liebestod, in Performances by Jessye Norman and Vladimir Horowitz

“Liebestod”, which translates as “love-death”, is the title most often given to the final, climactic aria in Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde, though it is also known by its first line, “Mild und leise” (softly and gently).  371 more words

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LIU's Frink and Zanna among NEC Players in Summer League Action

Because it is summer, it doesn’t mean there isn’t any basketball to enjoy. Summer leagues in the tri-state area have either started or are about getting ready to start this week and that means some guys on your favorite college basketball teams will be hitting the local gyms and hardcourts somewhere near your neck of the woods. 254 more words

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