Its subject matter is normally drawn from mythology, except that for the ancient Greeks "mythology" was a kind of historical saga, often perfectly credible oral history, including stories about gods and other supernatural beings, handed down from generation to generation by word of mouth. Because history raised to the sphere of legend only remembers milestones crucial to the life of the community, sometimes contemporary events viewed as critical for the survival of a people could provide the material for a tragedy. The Persians of Aeschylus, describing the invasion of Athens by a huge Persian fleet in and its defeat in the naval battle of Salamis, is such a play. However, tragedy is, strictly speaking, neither historical nor mythological; it is a poetic drama in the sense that poetry rises above the particulars of history and expresses human truths of a universal kind.
Thanks to Giuseppe for his input! August 3, Music for "Swiadectwo" As it turns out, it really looks like the reports in the Polish press were true. See the June 16 update Vangelis has composed music for "Swiadectwo", a new documentary about the life of the late pope John Paul the 2nd.
While a Polish composer is working on the underscore, Vangelis has been commissioned to write the music for the Opening and Closing titles of the movie.
Sources are talking about two pieces with a combined duration of approximately 10 minutes. The official premiere should take place on October 16, while screenings of the movie may take place around that time in other places in the world.
More details when they become available. Voting is open to everyone with an email address. Inthis price was awarded to Vangelis for his score for "Alexander". This year, the award will be presented as part of the "8th annual World Soundtrack Awards" ceremony Ghent, October 18the closing event of the Ghent Film Festival.
All films released within a 12 month window are automatically nominated. Votes will be accepted until September 15, El Greco on the big screen More chances to see El Greco on the big screen are coming up.
Other opportunities to see the film will include a screening at a film festival at the European Parliament in Brussels December 9screenings in New York October, most likely and the still impending national theatrical releases in Hungary and Spain, probably by the end of November.
More details will follow. Sex Power for sale as streaming video [Note on June Corrected downloading to streaming] INA - a French institute that specializes in archiving French cinema and television material - has just released the recently digitally restored "Sex Power" movie see the June 21 updateas streaming video on their site.
Note that to be able to play this movie a recent DivX player needs to be installed on your computer, one that can handle TIX files and DRM Digital Rights Management functionality involved with this purchase.
June 21, Report on Sex Power screening. The movie is being described as complicated and abstract. With the narrative jumping back and forth in time, and things happening that often make no rational sense, the story itself is much open for interpretation.
Indeed, most of the themes can be found in both, but for most of them goes that the album contains different takes, while there are also pieces in the movie completely unreleased on the album, and bits on the album that do not appear in the movie.
Interestingly, the print that was screened yesterday had been digitally restored, which caused for interesting speculation among members of the audience.
And indeed, Chapier later that evening confirmed: There are plans to re-release this movie in some as yet to be determined form. There could for instance be a DVD release at some point, although things still need to be worked out, and could take months or years before anything materializes.
Special thanks to Robert, Sweder and Sufian.
Thanks to some reports from audience members, we can now get a better idea what this was all about. Contrary to what many people expected, the music performed was not a beefed up, remixed, modernized version of the music. But overall a very respectful and certainly enjoyable recreation of the score.
After the End titles, the enthusiastic applause for a while prevented the orchestra to continue into the "Tears in Rain" track, which they had to try and pick up after the audience allowed them to.
This was inter cut with scenes from the movie, all of it accompanied by live sound effects generated on stage. As it turns out, those who did were the lucky ones!Welcome to the website dedicated to Literary Devices.
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Antigone also plays an important role, as these two character’s conflicting views led to utter disaster, which highlights Creon as a tragic figure. Arkansas Regional Library. NARL is a consortium of public libraries from Clay, Greene and Randolph Counties.
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Set in the Trojan War, the ten-year siege of Ilium by a coalition of Greek .