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Sderot

, Sderot town square thumbnail Mosaic, based on a Renoir painting, in Sderot (File:Mosaic a' la Renoir in Sderot, Israel.jpg) Several popular bands have been formed by musicians who practiced in Sderot's bomb shelters as teenagers. As an immigrant town with high unemployment experiencing a dramatic musical success, as bands blend international sounds with the music of their Moroccan immigrant parents, it has been compared to Liverpool in the 1960s. Among the notable bands are Teapacks Knesiyat Hasekhel and Sfatayim. An Israeli woman was killed early morning today by a Qassam rocket (w:Qassam rocket) launched by Palestinian (w:Palestinian) fighters from Beit Hanoun (w:Beit Hanoun) in the northern Gaza Strip (w:Gaza Strip). Rockets were launched at the southern Israeli city of Sderoth (w:Sderot) and several other locations. Two rockets landed in the city, killing a 57-year-old woman and injuring a 24-year-old bodyguard of the Israeli Defense Minister Amir Peretz (w:Amir Peretz), who lives in the city. Several other people were treated for shock.


Seattle

, achieving tense and dramatic musical structures with Turner's (Steve Turner (guitarist)) scalping guitars, Mark Arm's (Mark Arm) angry vocals, Matt Lukin's (Matt Lukin) mighty bass and Dan Peters' propulsive drums". 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (2008 edition) Dimery, Robert Page 589 Seattle grunge band Soundgarden covered the song "Big Bottom" several times at their early live shows. The 1986–87 (1986–87 NBA season) Mavericks team had their most successful regular-season to date, going 55–27 and winning their first Midwest Division title. But despite the great expectations surrounding the team, they self-destructed in the playoffs. After hammering the Seattle SuperSonics (1986-87 Seattle SuperSonics season) by 22 points in Game 1, the bottom dropped out for the Mavs, as they lost Games 2 and 3 in close fashion before succumbing in Game 4 in Seattle. Following the unexpected early playoff exit, Motta, who had been with the team since its inception, shockingly resigned as head coach. John MacLeod (John MacLeod (basketball)), who had led the Phoenix Suns to nine playoff berths in 11 seasons including an NBA Finals run in 1976, was hired as his replacement. background group_or_band origin Seattle, Washington (Washington (U.S. state)), USA (United States of America) genre rock (Rock music), jazz, funk, punk (Punk rock), ambient (Ambient music), electronic (Electronic music) '''''Twice Upon a Time: The Singles''''' is the second singles (Single (music)) compilation released by Siouxsie and the Banshees. It follows the same format as ''Once Upon a Time: The Singles'', presenting the songs in chronological order. ''Twice'' picks up where ''Once'' left off (in 1982), and it includes several hits not included on regular Banshees studio albums. Instead of the studio version released as a single, "The Last Beat of My Heart" is presented as a live recording, from their performance at Lollapalooza in Seattle. Also appearing on CD for the first time here is "Face to Face," a song from the soundtrack of the film ''Batman Returns''. "Fear of the Unknown" also appears as a remix that is significantly different from the original single. The collection is missing the 1987 single "Song from the Edge of the World", which was included on a later hits collection. background group_or_band origin Seattle, Washington (Washington (U.S. state)), USA (United States) genre Alternative rock, garage rock, neo-psychedelia '''Wellwater Conspiracy''' was an American rock (Rock music) band that formed in Seattle, Washington (Washington (U.S. state)) in 1993. The band was created by members of the grunge-era side project Hater (Hater (band)). Wellwater Conspiracy featured Soundgarden drummer Matt Cameron and ex-Monster Magnet guitarist John McBain (John McBain (musician)). The band originally featured Soundgarden bassist Ben Shepherd, who left the band in 1998. Various other artists have contributed to the band's albums. *KNX (KNX (AM)) - Los Angeles, California *KOMO (KOMO (AM)) - Seattle, Washington (Washington (U.S. state)) (Fisher Communications) *KQV (KQV (AM)) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Richard Mellon Scaife) ''(all-news for daytime hours only)'' In December 1998, the mall was sold by Safeco, a Seattle-headquartered insurance company, to a partnership of The Macerich Company and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (OTPP); at the time of the sale Washington Square was "one of the most productive malls on the West Coast", with sales approaching $500 per square foot.


Vienna

Ancestors of Herbert von Karajan and Hugo Wolf date 4 April 2008 accessdate 5 May 2008 author Branka Lapajne He spent most of his life in Vienna, becoming a representative of "New German" trend in lieder, a trend which followed from the expressive, chromatic (chromatic scale), and dramatic musical innovations of Richard Wagner. As a youth Masaryk worked as a blacksmith. He studied in Brno, Vienna (1872–1876 philosophy with Franz Brentano) and Leipzig (with Wilhelm Wundt). In 1882, he was appointed Professor of Philosophy in the Czech part of the University of Prague (Charles University of Prague). The following year he founded ''Athenaeum (Czech magazine)'', a magazine devoted to Czech culture and science. Using the migration of the Cumans as his ''casus belli'', the Mongols continued west, raiding Poland and Hungary and culminating in the battles of Legnica (Battle of Legnica) and Muhi (Battle of Mohi). In 1241, however, the Ögedei Khan died in Mongolia homeland. Batu turned back from his siege of Vienna to take part in disputing the succession. The Mongol armies would never again travel so far west. In 1242, after retreating through Hungary (destroying Pest (Pest, Hungary) in the process), and subjugating Bulgaria, Denis Sinor, "The Mongols in the West", Journal of Asian History v.33 n.1 (1999). Batu established his capital at Sarai (Sarai (city)), commanding the lower stretch of the Volga River, on the site of the Khazarian capital of Atil. Shortly before that, Batu and Orda's younger brother Shiban was given his own enormous ''ulus'' east of the Ural Mountains along the Ob (Ob River) and Irtysh Rivers. In 1901, Walter accepted Mahler's invitation to be his assistant at the Court Opera in Vienna. Walter led Verdi's ''Aida'' at his debut. In the following years Walter's conducting reputation soared as he was invited to conduct across Europe – in Prague, in London where in 1910 he conducted ''Tristan und Isolde'' and Ethel Smyth's ''The Wreckers'' at Covent Garden (Royal Opera House), and in Rome. A few months after Mahler's death in 1911, Walter led the first performance of ''Das Lied von der Erde'' in Munich, as well as Mahler's Symphony No. 9 (Symphony No. 9 (Mahler)) in Vienna the next year. Austria became his main center of activity for the next several years, although he was also a frequent guest conductor of the Amsterdam Concertgebouw Orchestra from 1934 to 1939, and made guest appearances such as in annual concerts with the from 1932 to 1936. At the time of the Anschluss in 1938, Walter was at a recording session in Paris; France offered Walter citizenship, which he accepted. (His elder daughter Lotte was in Vienna at the time, and was arrested by the Nazis; Walter was able to use his influence to free her. He also used his influence to find safe quarters for his brother and sister in Scandinavia during the war.) His funeral (Death and funeral of Otto von Habsburg) took place at St. Stephen's Cathedral (St. Stephen's Cathedral, Vienna) in Vienna on 16 July 2011; after a solemn requiem mass at Saint John Cantius in Chicago; November 2012 Calender description of pictures "Solemn Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of H.I.R,H Archduke Otto van Hapsburg on July 11, 2011" he was entombed in the Imperial Crypt in Vienna and his heart buried (Heart-burial) in Pannonhalma Archabbey in Hungary. Following the German annexation of Austria, Otto was sentenced to death by the Nazis. As ordered by Adolf Hitler, his personal property and that of the House of Habsburg were confiscated and not given back after the war. Wikipedia:Vienna Commons:Category:Vienna


Soviet Union

opened the successful exchange between the cold war adversaries. This was the first of his many world tours, on which he premiered many works and performed breathtakingly challenging piano-concerto programs. In 1967, he accidentally unearthed two previously unknown manuscripts of Chopin waltzes in France — this was considered "the most dramatic musical discovery of our age". Wikipedia:Post-Soviet states commons:Союз Советских Социалистических Республик


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