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Graciosa

(gräsēô`zə), island (1991 pop. 5,600), 24 sq mi (62 sq km), Angra do Heroísmo dist., in the N Atlantic, one of the central AzoresAzores
, Port. Açores [Port.,=hawks], islands (1991 pop. 241,592), 905 sq mi (2,344 sq km), and autonomous region of Portugal, in the Atlantic Ocean, c.900 mi (1,448 km) W of mainland Portugal.
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. The chief town is Santa Cruz.
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Encuentran especialmente gracioso el tema de la homosexualidad, del que hablan de forma encubierta.
Ah, mi amiga, si en el puro marmol de los adioses Hubieras dejado la estatua que nos podia acompanar, Pues el viento, el viento gracioso, Se extiende como un gato para dejarse definir.
SYMPHONIC CONCERT [directed by Amaury du Closel, France; with Darina Maleeva, violin, and Xavier Lecomte de la Bretonniere, France, piano; performing Ravel's Alborada del gracioso, Mendelssohn's concerto for violin and piano in D minor, Rachmaninov's Symphonic Poem Isle of the Dead] July 24, 7.
In Calderon's most famous play, La vida es sueno, written around 1630, the gracioso (comic servant), who has been held in jail without food, proclaims: "If silence is considered saintly, then Saint Secret must be my day in the New Calendar, for I fast in his honor and never feast
A vida, como um movimento gracioso e ondulante, parece uma dança, sem começo nem fim, o que remete à imagem da uroboro.
The 26-year-old pianist will play works including Beethoven's Sonata No 30, Messiean's Preludes Nos 3, 5 and 8, and Ravel's Miroirs: Oiseaux tristes and Alborada del gracioso.
Ravel's Alborada del gracioso (Aubade of the clown) is anything but the sweet dawn serenade to a sleeping sweetheart an Aubade should be.
Tonight, Hall One plays host to the BBC Philharmonic under Gianandrea Noseda for a high-energy concert that includes two works by Ravel ( the exuberant Spanish-influenced Alborada del gracioso and his orchestral transcription of Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition.
Temple-Savage Rathaus, Karol Suite from Incidental Music to Uriel 11/9/1945 Acosta Ravel Introduction et allegro 1/15/1933 Ravel Introduction et allegro (performed 2/9/1936 with double string quartet, flute and clarinet)* Ravel Suite, Ma mere l'oye (Mother Goose) 4/20/1931 Ravel Rapsodie espagnole 12/10/1933 Ravel Alborada del gracioso 11/10/1943 Ravel Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in G 3/11/1934 Major Ravel Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in G 12/15/1935 Major Reznicek, E.
Al cabo de una hora, cuando algun pariente consternado llamo con una informacion ridicula que no pudimos entender bien acerca de naves espaciales y secuestros interplanetarios, incluso mama tuvo un comentario gracioso que nos hizo reir a todos, aliviados de la tension.
The concert, conducted by Diego Masson, opens with Ravel's Alborada del Gracioso and continues with works by Debussy, Bartok and Stravinsky.
Debussy: Iberia; Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentals; Alborada del gracioso Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Fritz Reiner (JVC JVCXR-0216-2).