Ka'ulu, the young troublemaker, was in big trouble. His uncle, the King of Maui, banished him to the island of Lana'i. This was almost certainly a death sentence. Lana'i was a dreaded island, inhabited by man-eating ghosts and a feared sorceress. All Hawaiians feared Lana'i. They feared the place so much that no one lived there for over 500 years. Ka'ulu was only a young boy. Could he manage to survive? ould he trick the ghosts? This is the tlae of Ka'ulu,a real-life Hawaiian hero.
Sembrava che nulla potesse ostacolare la storia d’amore tra il detective Jason Lewis e la dolce infermiera Elizabeth Reynolds, ma un ritorno dal passato ha rovinato tutto. Dopo aver appreso una terribile rivelazione tra Jason e una donna misteriosa in ospedale, Elizabeth scappa via sconvolta.
Nessuno può placare il suo dolore, neppure le sue migliori amiche. Decide, così, di prendere le distanze da tutto ciò che le ricorda Jason e cercare di riprendere in mano la sua vita.
Ma, si sa, il vero amore non si arrende di fronte a nulla: Jason, consapevole del suo errore, è seriamente intenzionato a riconquistare Elisabeth e farà di tutto per dimostrarle che i suoi sentimenti per lei sono sinceri. Entrambi, però, dovranno fare i conti con qualcuno che cercherà in tutti i modi di ostacolare il loro agognato lieto fine, mettendoli spesso a dura prova. Riuscirà Jason a riconquistare la fiducia e il cuore di Elisabeth? E il loro amore sarà più forte della minaccia che incombe sulle loro vite? Dalla penna di Michela Ray arriva il secondo volume della serie Anime Incatenate, una storia che vi farà sognare fino all’ultima pagina.
A premier singer and master teacher here tells other singers how to get the most from 151 famous arias selected for their popularity or their greatness from 66 operas, ranging in time and style from Christopher Gluck to Carlisle Floyd, from Mozart to Menotti. "The most memorable thrills in an opera singer's life," according to the author's Introduction, "may easily derive from the great arias in his or her repertoire." This book continues the work Martial Singher has done, in performances, in concerts, and in master classes and ons, by drawing attention "not only to precise features of text, notes, and markings but also to psychological motivations and emotional impulses, to laughter and tears, to technical skills, to strokes of genius, and even here and there to variations from the original works that have proved to be fortunate." For each aria, the author gives the dramatic and musical context, advice about interpretation, and the lyric with the original language (if it is not English) and an idiomatic American English translation, in parallel columns. The major operatic traditions French, German, Italian, Russian, and American are represented, as are the major voice types soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor, baritone, bass-baritone, and bass. The dramatic context is not a mere summary of the plot but is a penetrating and often witty personality sketch of an operatic character in the midst of a situation. The musical context is presented with the dramatic situation in a cleverly integrated way. Suggestions about interpretation, often illustrated with musical notation and phonetic symbols, are interspersed among the author's explication of the music and the action. An overview of Martial Singher's approach based on fifty years of experience on stage in a hundred roles and in class at four leading conservatories is presented in his Introduction. As the reader approaches each opera discussed in this book, he or she experiences the feeling of participation in a rehearsal on stage under an urbane though demanding coach and director. The Interpretive Guide will be of value to professional singers as a source of reference or renewed inspiration and a memory refresher, to coaches for checking and broadening personal impressions, to young singers and students for learning, to teachers who have enjoyed than a half century of experience, and to opera broadcast listeners and telecast viewers who want to understand what goes into the sounds and sights that delight them."
Traduções e versões de Jorge Sousa Braga
This second edition of the best-selling piano pedagogy book provides future piano and keyboard teachers with the essential tools to meet the challenges the next century. Fundamental to every keyboard teacher, the text examines current learning theories, offers a historical overview of keyboard pedagogy, reviews educational materials, and describes specific teaching techniques. It also discusses specific repertoire and technique for beginning, intermediate, and adult students.
John Bercaw’s journey to Vietnam started at the beginning of the Korean War when, as a young boy, he thrilled to see his first helicopter as it defied gravity and common sense by flying. A circuitous route through troubled teenage years and four years in the Marines led him to Fort Wolters, Texas, and the US Army’s Warrant Officer Rotary Wing Aviation Course. For the first time in his life, he felt a deep sense of belonging. John’s successful struggle to master the beast called helicopter earned him an all-expense-paid trip to South Vietnam and the opportunity to prove himself as a combat pilot. His year of war was not as expected. Awed by the lush landscapes of Vietnam and the unexpected moments of war’s savage beauty, Bercaw changed his mind about war and its effect on the men who fought in it. He found himself able to overcome fear and doubt in combat and do his job to the best of his ability. Based on the books he had read and the movies he had seen, he had not anticipated the addiction to the highs and lows brought on by the intensity of war. The difficult part came at the end. Leaving Vietnam before the war was over, the sudden end to the daily adrenalin rushes and the sense of being part of something important—aggravated by the shameful reception experienced by all returning veterans—initiated a period of depression that haunted him for years.
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