Festival, Music

Festival, Music

Fierceness (See SAVAGERY.)
Bayreuth
since 1876, international center for Wagner’s operas. [Opera Hist.: Thompson, 165]
Berkshire Music Festival
(Tanglewood) summer home of Boston Symphony since 1934. [Music Hist.: Thompson, 202–203]
Edinburgh Festival
internationally famous arts celebration since 1947. [Music Hist.: Thompson, 617]
Eisteddfod
ancient congress of bards, still held annually in Wales. [Music Hist.: Benét, 305]
Festival of the Two Worlds
(Spoleto Festival) founded in 1958 by Gian-Carlo Menotti and held annually in Spoleto, Italy. [Music Hist.: NCE, 2599]
Glyndebourne Festivals
annual operatic events held in Sussex, England since 1934. [Music Hist.: NCE, 1097]
Newport Jazz Festival
annual summer jazz celebration. [Am. Mus.: NCE, 1927]
Woodstock
300,000 rock music fans attended this festival held near Bethel, N.Y. (August 16, 1969). [Am. Music Hist.: EB, X: 741]
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The fun continues on Saturday with a half-pipe jam contest, festival, music and a free women's health symposium.
For more information on the 2003 Verizon Music Festival, music lovers can call 212-501-1390 or visit the web site at http://www.
In addition to the annual Ford Detroit International Jazz Festival, Music Hall's annual presentations include the Just Off Broadway musical theatre series, world- class dance attractions and concerts of all types.
C3 Presents is the Austin-based event company that produces Lollapalooza in Chicago's Grant Park, Austin City Limits Music Festival in Austin's Zilker Park, Austin Food + Wine Festival, Music City Food + Wine Festival in Nashville and more than 800 shows nationwide.
From flocking to see giants The Police and U2 at Gatshead International Stadium in 1982, to lounging on the grass watching local groups at the Jesmond Festival, music fans here have long been ready to rock out.
He told the Bahrain News Agency that the Eidh Al Adha festival celebrations were the build-up to the festival, Music of the World, that will be held from October 9 to 14.
During the festival, music included Bedouin bands from the Sinai desert and Nubian rhythms of Upper Egypt to musicians from as far away as Norway.
The conference includes a seminar on Kannada language, literature and culture, poets' meet, women festival, music, dances, drama and other cultural programmes and book exhibition.
The nostalgia festival, which attracts visitors from across the UK, promises military re-enactors, a fly-past, real ale festival, music and crowds of villagers and guests dressed in period costumes.
In the sidelines of the 52nd International Bursa Festival, music lovers listened one of the most amazing Bregovic concert.
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During an autumn festival, music fills the hallways, you dance half-naked with people in the penumbra of alleyways, porticos, under a cool respite of parasols and awnings.