tosca


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tosca

[′tȯs·kə]
(meteorology)
A southwest wind on Lake Garda in Italy.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"This year I have been three times--to FAUST, TOSCA, and--" Was it "Tannhouser" or "Tannhoyser"?
Tosca is an opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa.
Retailers are taking notice-two of the top five grocery retailers in the world have adopted Tosca's RPC system with proven results.
She performed in the role of Floria Tosca in "Tosca."
"Opera is known for its love of death but Tosca must be one of the few where all of its major protagonists meet a sticky end!
(Tosca is one of Rico's four children with ex-wife Doris Tayag.
One of the central characters is the ruthless chief of police Baron Scarpia who uses his position of authority to coerce Tosca into bed.
A total of eleven ships namely, Maersk Denver, MOL Generosity, Maria Elena, HS Tosca, Doro, Maud, Anarita, RB Leah, As Olivia, Chem Bulldog and Mega-1 are currently occupying PQA berths to load/offload Containers, Condensate, Coal, Soya been, Chemicals and Palm oil respectively during last 24 hours.
He was especially fine in his complex confrontation with Tosca in the same act, a scene that was also capped with an especially fine rendition of "Vissi d'arte" by Canadian soprano Ambur Braid as Tosca.
No opera is more tied to its setting than Tosca, which takes place in Rome on the morning of June 17, 1800 through to dawn the following day.
Tosca is the perfect tragic opera, a melodrama where love and politics collide, and murder takes place at the highest level.