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Brocken

(brôk`ən), granite peak, 3,747 ft (1,142 m) high, central Germany; highest peak of the Harz Mts. Popular legend makes it the meeting place of the Walpurgis Night or Witches' Sabbath. The "Brocken scene" in Goethe's Faust is set there.

Brocken

a mountain in central Germany, formerly in East Germany: the highest peak of the Harz Mountains; important in German folklore. Height: 1142 m (3747 ft.). The Brocken Bow or Brocken Spectre is an atmospheric phenomenon in which an observer, when the sun is low, may see his enlarged shadow against the clouds, often surrounded by coloured lights
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Mr Brocken, who is a doctor in popular music studies, said spaces on the MA in The Beatles, Popular Music and Society depended on the number that apply but it would not exceed a "possible" maximum of 30 places.
Mr Brocken said he had received enquiries from people In America about the course, which starts In September, as well as people In the UK.
Cooper surveys the extended campaign to convert the Germanic tribes to Christianity, the history of the medieval Benedictine abbess Walpurgis, the rise of witchcraft and the emergence of the Brocken as the site of the Witches' sabbath.
By comparing the unpublished 1833 version with the final one from 1843 and all their related materials, Cooper is now able "to formulate a coherent understanding of how the 1799 ballad relates to Goethe's own experiences on the Brocken, the lore surrounding the mountain, the Walpurgis Night material in the various Faust texts, the two explanatory notes Mendelssohn disseminated pertaining to the cantata, the ways in which the cantata changes over the course of its genesis, and the correlation between these changes and those in Mendelssohn's own professional and artistic persona between 1830 and 1844" (p.
The folk scene here portrayed by Mr Brocken is not recognizable from that of which we have been a part as club organizers, performers and recording artists for upwards of forty-five years.
The songs have catchy titles both serious and tongue-in-cheek: "Brocken Witch," "There's Always Room on the Broom," "Steam Rose From the Lifeless Cloak," "Hold Hands and It Will Happen Anyway," "They Don't Want Your Corn - They Want Your Kids."
And she takes a distinctly unhealthy interest in young honeymooners Captain Hans Brocken (Coogan) and his new wife Carmina (Sally Breton), who are forced to stay in the haunted building.
From France to Scandinavia, countryfolk traded fireside yarns of strange happenings on the Brockenberg (Brocken Mountain), the Harz's highest peak at 3,747 feet.
His first novel, Henry Brocken, was published in 1904 and his Poems in 1906.
(Ger, Walpurgisnacht ) In German tradition, a witches ' Sabbath held on the Brocken, highest peak of the Harz Mountains, the night preceding May 1.
Tenders are invited for Repair and maintenance with roof repair of two rooms and brocken boundary wall of bhowra club under e.j.
Thomas Simon and Daniel Brocken ensured the boys contributed to a good overall team performance.