tosca


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tosca

[′tȯs·kə]
(meteorology)
A southwest wind on Lake Garda in Italy.
References in classic literature ?
This year I have been three times--to FAUST, TOSCA, and--" Was it "Tannhouser" or "Tannhoyser"?
Tosca, a two-year-old Amadeus Wolf filly, cost Gansera-Leveque EUR20,000 at this sale last year and carries the trainer's colours.
Donna Howitt , marketing director on Tosca Royal Ascot World Cup Wimbledon at Liverpool One, said: "Summer is finally here and the giant screen is a great way for our shoppers to enhance their visit.
Like the TCM4xx Series monitors, TCM TOSCA provides continuous, noninvasive transcutaneous monitoring of oxygen, carbon dioxide and saturation in adult patients.
That's one of several aspects of TOSCA that have no historical precedent.
The four affects assessed by the TOSCA and TOSCA-3 could be experienced by a respondent not only in given situations in the questionnaire but also on a daily basis.
The story follows singer Tosca, whose lover Cavaradossi is threatened with execution after hiding his friend Angelotti, an escaped political prisoner.
TOSCA may be the tragic heroine, but it is the evil Scarpia who sets the mood for this fine English Touring Opera production.
Tosca knows her way around a grill, but she's never cooked anything more French than a fry.
Here, the author presents Rome during the late years of the eighteenth century as it would have been experienced by the three principal characters: Floria Tosca (opera singer), Mario Cavaradossi (painter) and the Baron Scarpia (the chief of police).
There is apparently an addiction to Giacomo Puccini's Tosca that can lure a career in its wake after even a brief exposure to the opera.
The show consisted of a ten-minute video, The Kiss of Tosca, and two other works (all 2000) in which the characters in the drama are reduced to two, Tosca herself and the evil Scarpia, played by two extremely talented English actors, Haver Chasen and Terence Brown.