Golden Cockerel


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Golden Cockerel

its crowing predicts either peace or disaster. [Russ. Opera: Rimsky-Korsakov, Coq d’Or, Westerman, 392]
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His handling of Wagner's Hlollander met the demanding DeRenzi's expectations well enough that four days before the opening, he was asked to return next year to stage a new production of Rimsky-Korsakov's The Golden Cockerel.
I remember the first one I ever held in my hands was a book called The Story of the Golden Cockerel, a Russian folk-tale that my father would read to me.
We'd only been there a couple of minutes and had already seen a beautiful golden cockerel.
Following Scheherezade, he now gives us Spanish Caprice, music from The Snow Maiden, Sadko and The Golden Cockerel, and some Overtures in excellent recorded sound and brilliant exciting performances.
Spark Hall was later demolished and I was pleased to learn from Esme Shackleton, local historian, that she had managed to salvage the golden cockerel that was on top of the weather vane, though it had got a bit squashed in its fall.
The group of musicians will play an array of classical favourites such as Gilbert and Sullivan's Mikado and Rimsky-Korsakov's Golden Cockerel and popular tunes from stage and screen.
The famous emblem of the golden cockerel on a ball, currently sited on the roof of the east stand, will be kept and put nearer ground level.
I did Prokofiev, Brahms, and Rimsky-Korsakov's the Golden Cockerel suite which apparently, at that time when I didn't speak English fluently, I called the 'golden cock' suite and I couldn't understand why there was all this laughing from the orchestra.
It has a secret: a diamond-set, enamelled golden cockerel pops up from inside the egg, flaps his wings four times and nods his head while crowing to herald the hour bell.
A city cathedral will be without the golden cockerel that usually stands proudly on its 190ft tower for the foreseeable future.
In the Golden Cockerel Press Canterbury Tales (1929-31), the impact of the page spread is better related to typography than to illustration, for reasons that Peter Holliday exhaustively explains.