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The Sacred Wheel: The Sabbats
The Wheel of the Year honors the never ending cycle of life, death, and rebirth. It expresses the belief which Pagan religions hold that time is circular, not linear. The Sabbats are derived from the rich traditions of seasonal festivals as celebrated by...
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The Romantic Mendelssohn: The Composition of "Die erste - JStor
delssohn as a Romantic composer. The history of the composition of Die erste Walpurgisnacht can be divided into three stages: the prehistory of Mendelssohn's  ...
Die Dritte Walpurgisnacht
»Die Dritte Walpurgisnacht« entstand 1933. Kraus wollte sie zunächst als Heft der »Fackel« erscheinen lassen, entschied sich dann aber gegen eine Veröf-.
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Der Ursprung der Walpurgisnacht, der Nacht vom. 30. April zum 1.
Goethes "Walpurgisnacht"-Trilogie: Heidentum, Teufeltum, Dichtertum
Einleitung*1. Archetyp, Stereotyp, Neotyp. Goethes Walpurgisnacht-Trilogie.
Die erste Walpurgisnacht - Frankfurter Kantorei
Schaffen. Die erste Walpurgisnacht ist eine im Mai 1799 verfasste Ballade von Johann. Wolfgang von Goethe, in Musik gesetzt von Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy.

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Historic Crystal Cave opens for 145th season
Family oriented events taking place this year include a special evening on April 29, featuring Charles J. Adams III, noted author on haunting and paranormal activity, to commemorate the eve of Walpurgisnacht. In October, the popular Halloween “ghost” ...
Dance Listings for Feb. 26-March 3
Saturday's matinee performance offers a quartet of his more lush and romantic works: “Walpurgisnacht Ballet,” “Sonatine,” “Mozartina” and “Symphony in C.” Friday at 8 p.m.
City Ballet's Season of Renewal
Teresa Reichlen, at her greatest as Choleric in the Saturday evening “Temperaments” performance, has a few roles that suit her less well but at which it's heartening to watch her apply herself — notably “Walpurgisnacht Ballet.
'The Witch'
The witch as a dark feminine force of evil has been with us through the ages, especially in the wild revels of Walpurgisnacht, aka Witches' Sabbath, on May Day eve. A key scene in Goethe's “Faust” is called “Walpurgisnacht.
Miami City Ballet announces world premiere by famed choreographer Alexei Ratmansky
Because it's about movement, about classical dance and new times.” The company will also add Balanchine's Walpurgisnacht Ballet, a grand 1980 work for 24 women and a single man to music from Gounod's opera Faust. Also new will be Jerome Robbins' ...

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Walpurgis Night - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Walpurgis Night is the English translation of Walpurgisnacht [valˈpʊʁɡɪsˌnaχt] , one of the German names for the night of 30 April, so called because it is the ...
Walpurgisnacht - Puella Magi Wiki
Jan 28, 2016 Walpurgisnacht (ワルプルギスの夜, Warupurugisu no Yoru, "Night of Walpurgis" or "Walpurgis Night") is supposedly the strongest witch current ...
Walpurgisnacht | Define Walpurgisnacht at
Walpurgisnacht definition, (especially in medieval German folklore) the evening preceding the feast day of St. Walpurgis, when witches congregated, especially ...
Walpurgisnacht | for young people | UK-German Connection
Name: Walpurgisnacht (Walpurgis Night) German pronunciation: / valˈpʊrɡɪsnaxt/ Date: 30 April. Walpurgisnacht takes place on the eve of May Day. On this ...
Walpurgisnacht - German Language -
And like Halloween, Walpurgisnacht is of pagan origin. The bonfires seen in today's celebration reflect those pagan origins and the human desire to drive away ...

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