Venusberg


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Venusberg

a mountain in central Germany: contains caverns that, according to medieval legend, housed the palace of the goddess Venus

Venusberg

magic land of illicit pleasure where Venus keeps court. [Ger. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 932]
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In this context, the symptomatic constellation of hemoglobin Venusberg is distinctive.
And the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra's performance of the Overture and Venusberg music from the latter music-drama proved the point.
Heidi Epstein's Melting the Venusberg expertly combines trenchant critiques of prominent Christian theologies with an excellent summary and extension of the past twenty years of feminist musicology.
In the present context, Venusberg looks like an S&M dungeon, a castle's great hall resembles a 19th-century ballroom and, at significant points in the drama, the line between interior and exterior completely blurs thanks to those inescapable doors.
By this time he had written three novels--Afternoon Men, Venusberg, and From a View to a Death, all published by Duckworth's--and was working on a fourth, Agents and Patients.
In the same composer's Tannhauser Overture and Venusberg Music the evocative and nostalgic passages were delightfully contrasted with the piece's pomp and majesty.
The programme started with sumptuous playing of the Overture and Venusberg Music from Tannhauser, the musical delight being enhanced with the Ladies of the Chorus of WNO.
It was the return of that ancient Venus, not dead, but only hidden for a time in the caves of the Venusberg, of those old pagan gods still going to and fro on the earth, under all sorts of disguises.
But Father Lee tells us that, even in the overture, the music itself proclaims that "this work will not be a celebration of the victory of sacred over profane, or of Christianity over paganism, or of Wartburg over Venusberg.
However, "A Death Song" (Easter 1915), which begins "I am weary of Summer weather" may be linked to "Retreat" and the missing "Venite" to "In Venusberg.
In Venusberg Lushington goes as a special correspondent to a Baltic State, has a long affair, and eventually goes back home.
Ella inspiro tambien la leyenda alemana que nombro Venusberg o Monte de Venus a una colina donde el demonio cometia excesos con sus ninfas.