Francesca da Rimini


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Francesca da Rimini

(fränchĕs`kä dä rē`mēnē), fl. 13th cent., Italian beauty, daughter of Guido da Polenta of Ravenna. She was married by proxy to the hunchbacked lord of Rimini, Gianciotto Malatesta; the proxy, Gianciotto's young and handsome brother Paolo, became Francesca's lover. Gianciotto, discovering their guilt, killed them. The story is immortalized in Dante's Divine Comedy and is the subject of many other literary and artistic works and of Tchaikovsky's symphonic poem.
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Without attempting to analyse all the different forms of self-construction in computational technologies, I resort to the following artistic example that represents projections of identities in cyberspace: Francesca da Rimini's Dollspace (1997-2001).
Mas aun, si se miran otras ediciones ilustradas de D'Annunzio editadas en Milan por Fratelli Treves hallamos usadas las mismas letras capitulares, asi sucede si se comparan con la edicion de Francesca da Rimini (D'Annunzio, Francesca da...
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Proms on Four BBC Four, 7.30pm AN evening dominated by compositions written by Tchaikovsky includes Stephen Hough performing Concert Fantasia in G minor for piano and orchestra, and cellist Steven Isserlis playing Variations on a Rococo Theme, followed by symphonic fantasy Francesca da Rimini.
The concert also features Tchaikovsky's Francesca da Rimini and Symphony No 6.
Nick Havely's article focuses on representations of Francesca da Rimini from 1790 to 1840, and in particular on the Romantic "process of observation and voyeuristic intensity" (107).
Tchaikovsky's "Francesca da Rimini" and Variations on a Rococo Theme.
Like a good British acting company doing Shakespeare, Russian musicians seem to bring out best of the dark, brooding soul of their music, and dark and brooding it was with excerpts from Tchaikovsky's "The Seasons," as well as his early incidental music for the drama stage play "The Snow Maiden," and the popular "Symphonic Fantasia" by Francesca da Rimini.
In sound only, we find Gianandrea Noseda and the BBC Philharmonic giving us Rachmaninov's 65-minute opera Francesca da Rimini, recorded in Manchester with an all-Russian cast and the BBC singers.
Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings; Francesca da Rimini. Leopold Stokowski, London Symphony Orchestra.
Like many of Rodin's famous works, including The Thinker, The Kiss, inspired by the passionate love of Francesca da Rimini and Paola Malatesta, the Italian noblewoman immortalised in Dante's Inferno, was originally part of a much bigger work.
42) in his Infierno de los enamorados, though strictly chronological, ends where it began, in the circle of the lustful: Deirdre O'Grady, 'Francesca da Rimini from Romanticism to Decadence' (pp.