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  • Film Critique: The Red Violin Essay

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    The movie The Red Violin is a drama written and directed by filmmaker Francois Girard, which follows the history of a mysterious and intriguing musical instrument over the span of 300 years. Francois Girard got the idea for the movie from events involving the legendary red Mendelssohn, a 1720 Antonio Stradivari violin which was purchased in 1990 by the grandfather of celebrated musician and heiress, Elizabeth Pitcairn (Fricke, 2010). The story is artfully and elegantly put together, and although

  • Stradivarius Violin

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    Is that Frank Almond playing the Stradivarius violin? Is it really him or am I dreaming? Yes that really was Frank Almond playing at a concert with MYSO’s very own ensemble, Sinfonia. On Sunday February 14th at the Shattuck Music Center Auditorium located inside Carroll University I was able to attend this wonderful concert. I was inspired by the music I heard. Sinfonia and Frank Almond’s playing combined made this concert one of my favorites, the music was beautiful and the intonation was very accurate

  • Reno Philharmonic Orchestra At The Pioneer Center

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    Reno Philharmonic Orchestra On Tuesday, March 14, 2017, I attended the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra at the Pioneer Center. The program for that evening included a Violin Concerto op 14 (1939) by Samuel Barber. With Benjamin Beilman, on the violin, the piece included three movements. Followed by Gustav Mahler Symphony No. 1 I D major, Titan (1889). Violin Concerto op 14 (1939) I. Allegro moderato II. Andante III. Presto in motion perpertuo Symphony No. 1 I D major, Titan (1889) I. Langsam, schleppend

  • Background Inditex, One of the Worlds Largest Fashion Distributors, Has Eight Major Sales Formats - Zara, Pull and Bear, Massimo Dutti, Bershka, Stradivarius, Oysho, Zara Home Y Kiddy's Class- with 3.147 Stores in 70

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    Beatrice Kogg Responsibility in the Supply Chain Interorganisational management of environmental and social aspects in the supply chain Case studies from the textile sector Doctoral dissertation the international institute for industrial environmental economics Lund University, Sweden  IIIEE DISSERTATIONS 2009:2  Responsibility in the Supply Chain Interorganisational management of environmental and social aspects in the supply chain Case studies from the textile sector

  • The Cello Informative Speech

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    fell over and broke. Or maybe something just slid off the table and became damaged. That’s what happened at the Spanish Palace in Madrid, where a Stradivarius cello slid off the table during a photo shoot. The Stradivarius had decided to be auctioned off at a sale soon after, for the price of 20 million dollars. Experts were handing the Stradivarius, but no one foretold this tragedy. Out of approximately fifty cellos made by Stradivari that exist today, this cello happened to be incredibly rare

  • Antonio Stradivari 's Influence On Future Generations Of Musicians And Instrument Makers

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    Antonio Stradivari is quite often referred to as the greatest violin and stringed instrument maker to ever live. Much of this credit is given to Stradivari because people simply know his name. Countless violinists have expressed over the years the great frequency that people always ask them if they own a Stradivari instrument or not. The reality is, although Antonio Stradivari was certainly a master at his work, he was not the only one to create stringed instruments and certainly was not the first

  • Essay On Inditex

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    Inditex group is well-known for its clothing brands, which are of high quality and yet, affordable. Its founder Amancio Ortega, is the 4th richest man in the world. In 1963, inditex had been established as a dress-making factory, and then started off a small store in Spain by the name of Zorba in La Coruna, which later changed to Zara. Now it is the world’s favorite fashion brand. Zara is the amalgamation of all these qualities as a Spanish clothing brand and hence become the go-to fashion brand

  • History of the Violin

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    town of Cremona, he created more than a thousand stringed instruments; approximately 600 still survive. Many of Antonio Stradivari’s greatest instruments were made around his 70th birthday, which he celebrated in 1714. One of the greatest Stradivarius violins is the Titian which he made in 1715. It was named the Titian because its clear orange-red color resembled the work of the famous Venetian painter. The Titian has long been counted among Stradivari’s finest golden-period violins. It represents

  • The Inditex Group, By Amancio Ortega

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    instead of offering clothing that was long-lasting at an expensive price, they offered clothing in massive varieties at affordable prices. Now Inditex owns worldly famous brands such as, Zara, Massimo Dutti, Bershka, Oysho, Pull and Bear, and Stradivarius, Tempe, Zara Home, and Uterque. These brands have gone on to become corporate owned franchises and have locations all over the world. In 1985 the company had opened 80 Zara stores in Spain alone, and

  • Alex theatre is mid-sized theatre characterized by Greek and Egyptian touches to its internal

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    Alex theatre is mid-sized theatre characterized by Greek and Egyptian touches to its internal decoration. I was sitting on the middle left side of the theatre, seat Orch T11. The theatre was completely filled. The event was formal and the audience consisted mostly of old middle to old aged people. The arrangement of the instruments on the stage was as follows: violins on left side and in the middle, violas, bass and cellos on the right side, timpani on the far right side, bassoons, horns, and oboes