Dumbarton Oaks


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Dumbarton Oaks

an estate in the District of Columbia in the US: scene of conferences in 1944 concerned with creating the United Nations
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Choosing a favorite tree is tough when you're surrounded by so many beautiful specimens, says Gail Griffin, superintendent of gardens and grounds for Dumbarton Oaks.
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Robert Woods Bliss settled at Dumbarton Oaks with his wife in 1933.
And the recording is completed with the Sinfonia's rendition of Stravinsky's colourful Dumbarton Oaks concerto in E flat.
The first came early in May, when the great French composer Pierre Boulez came to receive an honorary doctorate from Birmingham City University, and spent an unforgettably generous 24 hours giving master classes at Birmingham Conservatoire, attending concerts, and rehearsing a willing Birmingham Contemporary Music Group in Stravinsky's Dumbarton Oaks in front of an overflowing audience which had been queuing outside the CBSO Centre since daybreak.
She worked on the campuses of Yale and Princeton, at the Rockefeller gardens at Seal Harbor, Maine, and at Dumbarton Oaks in Washington, D.
We have to greatly admire any designer who leaves us the Glass House (1949), one of the most celebrated structures of the last century; Pennzoil Place (1976), which redefined skyscraper design; the subtle brilliance of the Four Seasons restaurant interior (1958); and the pre-Columbian galleries at Dumbarton Oaks, in Washington, DC (1963), with their nuanced play of interlocking geometry and light.
Plenty of favourites are promised, including Beethoven's Eighth Symphony and Stravinsky's tribute to Bach, the Concerto Dumbarton Oaks.
These changes have occurred in the working lifetime of Elisabeth Blair MacDougall, formerly Director of Studies in Landscape Architecture at Dumbarton Oaks, where much of the research in the field has been carried out and communicated.
The revered UN Charter, recall, was drafted at the 1944 Dumbarton Oaks conference under the direction of one of our nation's most infamous traitors: Alger Hiss.
Mottahedeh (Washington: Dumbarton Oaks Center, 2001), but her work differs markedly in form and content.