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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.

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.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.