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Valkyrie

, Walkyrie, Valkyr
Norse myth any of the beautiful maidens who serve Odin and ride over battlefields to claim the dead heroes and take them to Valhalla
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In May 2000 after several Walkyries (five hours in the pit), Mahler 5's, Bruckner 9's, and a recording of Respighi's Festa Romana, I lost a further five decibels in both ears in just one month.
Effectivement, en langue allemande, le prenom << Hilde >> est issu de << hild >>, qui signifie << bataille >>, << combat >> et c'est aussi le nom d'une des Walkyries, Brunehilde, la fille preferee d'Ondin, personnifiant les vertus heroiques.
Created together with the French start-up Walkyries.com the store offers services in five languages - French, English, Spanish, Italian and German - and can be accessed either via http://www.Alcatel.com or through the localised European web sites such as Alcatel.it.