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Moldau:

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, Ger. Moldau, longest river of the Czech Republic, c.270 mi (430 km) long, rising in the Bohemian Forest, SW Czech Republic, and flowing SE, then N, past České Budĕjovice and Prague, to the Elbe River at Mĕlník.
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, river, Czech Republic.
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Materials and data collected during this period underlie its extensive work: Geschichte des trasalpinichen Daciens das ist: der Walachey, Moldau und Bessarabiens, im Zusammenhange mit der Geschichte des ubrigen Daciens als einer allgemeinen dacischen Geschichte.
12) Krista Zach, "Verpflanzung eines sudtiroler Brauches in die Moldau des Petru Rares," Revue Etudes Sud-Est Europeenes 4 (1978): 671-685.
Windeye" sets the tone for the rest of the short stories that follow: characters that know little or nothing about what's going on, narrators that are more inclined to ask questions than provide answers, moving readers toward endings that only serve to solidify the rare statement of certainty that one of the characters--Harbison, in "The Moldau Case"--utters early on: "How could anyone be sure of anything?
The most celebrated movement is the second one rifled Vltava (The Moldau [River]).
As in Kubrick's film, the soundtrack uses classical music--Hector Berlioz's "Requiem," Henryk Gorec-ki's "Sorrowful Symphony," Bedrich Smetana's "The Moldau," John Taven-er's "Resurrection in Hades," and much more.
The concert programme includes John Parry's Sonata No 1; Claude Debussy's Deux Arabesques; Benjamin Britten's Suite for Harp op 83 and The Moldau, by Bedrich Smetana.
According to legend, Rabbi Loew and two disciples went to the banks of the Moldau River at four in the morning where they fashioned a golem on the river's clay bank.
It was a delicious signature performance of "The Moldau.
Andreas Menn, Konstruktion von Nation und Staat in Osteuropa: Transnistrien und die Republik Moldau [Construction of nation and state in Eastern Europe: Transnistria and the Republic of Moldova], Saarbriicken, Vdm Verlag Dr.
A laboratory was set up on an island in the Moldau at Prague and specialists from the National Conservatory and the University of Prague worked with the double purpose of adding to scientific knowledge and retaining their bells.
A couple circumstances of his childhood may be reasonably inferred from the autobiographical motifs in his mature works: first, he spent a fair amount of time roaming and observing the natural world around him, the countryside and woods of the upper Moldau valley; and second, his youthful imagination was fired by his grandparents' tales of "the old times," relating mainly to places and sights with which he was familiar.
Nicholas's Church on the Mala Strana side of the Moldau River in Old Prague, offered satellite reception all the way from home, for the TV channel was decidedly American, the Trinity Broadcasting Network.