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Azrael

(ăz`rāĕl) [Heb.,=help of god], in the Qur'an, angel of death, who severs the soul from the body. The name and the concept were borrowed from Judaism.

Azrael

watches over the dying and takes the soul; will himself be the last to die. [Islamic Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 60]
See: Angel

Azrael

angel of death; separates the soul from the body. [Islamic Myth.: Walsh Classical, 41]
See: Death
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The difficult to perform Epilogue, the vocal-orchestral full stop after the tetralogy Asrael - A Summer's Tale - Ripening - Epilogue, is presented by Peek with a dapper view, allowing one to forget about the complexity of the composition with vocal parts, which are splendidly delivered by Ivan Kusnjer, Peter Mikulag and, most notably, Lubica Orgonasova, a soprano possessing a beautiful voice.
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My thing was politics much more than the Jewish community or Asrael.
Three "pots of money" from the DOE will flow to the state, Asrael said, including $49 million for state energy programs (which normally survive on just $500,000); $80 million for weatherization programs for low-income residential housing; and $42 million in energy efficiency conservation grants to be divvied up among municipalities across the state.
Summer Tale is described in the booklet insert as an antidote to the "bleakness of much of Asrael," but it is still pretty gloomy, nevertheless, with only a glimmer of sweetness at the very end.
You may have heard the broadcast of Belohlavek's remarkable performance of Suk's Asrael Symphony with the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain last week.
At his graduation concert, he performed Josef Suk's challenging symphony Asrael to acclaim and was soon offered representation by a noted music agency.
As can another version of Suk's Asrael Symphony, following hard on the heels of Ashkenazy and his Helsinki Orchestra.
The Samba Ja Brazilian dance troupe brought up the rear, playing tambourines, cuicas and surdo drums, while dancer Lorena Asrael led the way, pushing her body into unthinkable angles.
And then the Liverpool Philharmonic's dramaturge afforded me the opportunity to perform Asrael with his orchestra.
If Suk's Asrael symphony has now achieved familiarity, it has to be Libor Pesek who is responsible.
works, including Asrael and the lesser-known Praga.