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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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Alborada del Gracioso is translated as "Morning Song of a Jester," where Gracioso has been the household jester in the classic Spanish comedies of Calderon and Lope de Vega.
44) The opening-night gala of the New York Philharmonic at Avery Fisher Hall features Ravel's "Alborada del gracioso'' and "Bolero''; and, with cellist Yo-Yo Ma, Osvaldo Golijov's "Azul'' and Astor Piazzolla's "La serie del Angel.''
La historia de mi corazon fue escrita a finales de los anos 40 en Argentina y consta de tres Actos muy proporcionados (27, 23 y 28 paginas cada uno), con relativa unidad de tiempo y de espacio, exceptuando una larga escena del primer Acto que se desarrolla en los andenes de una estacion de trenes, de madrugada, en la que algunos actores de la compania de teatro --Clara y Lucero, el Muchacho, el Gracioso y el Barba-estan esperando un tren que no cogeran en el presente de la escena.
22 with soprano Dawn Upshaw performing Osvaldo Golijov's Three Songs for Soprano and Marie-Joseph Canteloube's Selections from "Songs of the Auvergne." The evening also features Maurice Ravel's "Alborada del Gracioso" and Ottorino Respighi's "Pines of Rome."
Program includes 'Ravel: Pavane pour une infante doyfunte (Pavane for a dead pincess)', 'Sonatine (Sonatina), Extraits des Miroirs (Excerpts from Reflections), Oiseaux tristes (Sad Birds), Alborada del Gracioso (The Gracioso's Aubade)' and 'F.Liszt Sonate en si mineur (Sonata in B minor)'.
Their direct access to our extranet will ensure they stay connected to Sederma's catalogue and news," said Olga Gracioso, Sederma's marketing and communication manager.
Her programme for the Monmouth concert will include Debussy's Estampes and Sonatine and Alborado del Gracioso by Ravel, and Sonata No 3 in B minor by Chopin.