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2008-09-29 09:00:28

Edward Reichel's criticism of Keith Lockhart makes me wonder if he is after the conductor's position. I do not appreciate Reichel's advocacy for elitist interpretations of musical compositions. I had the privilege to attend the Utah Symphony's performance of Beethoven's 9th. It touched my soul. It was very well received by those in attendance. The standing ovation was sincere. I, for one, will miss Lockhart's conducting talent. He has contributed to make the Utah Symphony a very...

2005-06-29 15:30:39

By Mark Wilkinson BOSTON (Reuters) - Iraq's archeological sites, despiteprotection efforts, are so ravaged by looters that thepillaging has landed the entire embattled nation on a list ofthe world's 100 most endangered cultural sites. Two years after the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq and a widelypublicized break-in at the Baghdad Museum, the country is ahotbed of antiquities plundering that threatens to put hugegaps in the understanding of its rich history, experts say. Once called...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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