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-fashioned people, whose narrow-mindedness goes far as to call today's dance music contemptible should be serenaded with ashaming generosity by the 'Liebeslieder' of the young Johann Strauss." The waltz's title was a chronicle of events in and around Vienna as the Imperial City underwent vast development through the years. Although the waltz was intended as a choral work for the association, its first performance was actually at the Vienna Prater, on 10 May 1891 for a 'Monster Concert' of over 500 musicians from the combined military orchestras of Vienna under Strauss' baton. The premiere of the waltz in its orchestral version was also without chorus, as the planned performance with chorus had been delayed until 4 October of the same year, taking place at the Sängerhalle under the direction of chorus-master Eduard Kremser. The waltz's title was a chronicle of events in and around Vienna as the Imperial City underwent vast development through the years. Although the waltz was intended as a choral work for the association, its first performance was actually at the Vienna Prater, on 10 May 1891 for a 'Monster Concert' of over 500 musicians from the combined military orchestras of Vienna under Strauss' baton. The premiere of the waltz in its orchestral version was also without chorus, as the planned performance with chorus had been delayed until 4 October of the same year, taking place at the Sängerhalle under the direction of chorus-master Eduard Kremser. The title may be interpreted as "Chit-chat" and may refer to the Viennese (Vienna) passion for gossip. Strauss may also have been referencing the single act burlesque 'Der Tritsch-tratsch' (with music by Adolf Müller, Sr.) by the famous Austrian dramatist and actor Johann Nepomuk Nestroy, which premiered in 1833 and was still in the stage repertoire at the same time the polka was written. Many point out that the title may also have meant his first wife's (Henrietta Treffz) poodle, also named Tritsch-tratsch, but this etymology remains unsubstantiated as well. Considered together with the imperial of Vienna, one of the best in the world, consists of pieces ranging from the 15th century onwards. These highlight the pieces of tournament made for Charles V and Philip II by leading armorers of Milan and Augsburg. Among the most remarkable pieces stands the armory and full tools that Emperor Charles V used in the Battle of Mühlberg, and which was portrayed by Titian in the famous equestrian portrait (Equestrian Portrait of Charles V) of the Museo del Prado. Unfortunately, part of the armory was lost during the Peninsular War and during the Spanish Civil War. Still, the armory retains some of the most important pieces of this art in Europe and worldwide, including several signed by Filippo Negroli, one of the most famous architects of the guild. '''9''' '''07''' '''01''' : Vienna - Neubau On trips to Vienna in 1980 and 1983, Pelton stayed at the residence of the Soviet Ambassador to Austria and underwent debriefing sessions that sometimes lasted eight hours a day with KGB officer Anatoly Slavnov. Even though Pelton had left the NSA, he may have continued to be valuable to the Soviets as an intelligence consultant, helping them interpret data picked up from other sources. Pelton had no classified documents to offer but relied on his memory to provide information. He was paid about $37,000 by the Soviets. Spies, Spies Everywhere Jeffrey T. Richelson, ''A century of spies: intelligence in the twentieth century'', p. 393. Compared to central Stockholm, streets were widened to 18 metres, except for the main east-west-bound street Odengatan which was made 30 metres wide and adorned with plantings after continental prototypes. In accordance with construction charters from the 1870s, building corners where filleted and building heights adopted to street width and limited to five floors — embellishing proportions intended to bring light and air into the urban space. The Neo-Renaissance plaster architecture of the middle class residential buildings in southern Vasastaden, much reminds of Ringstraße in Vienna; the ground floors are dominated by horizontal elements with columns and pilasters above, while accentuated cornices closes the vertical compositions. Later architects failed to appreciate these Neo-Renaissance buildings and freed many of them of most of their decorations. Adler writes vividly and with humor. He describes the director Hartenstein as "a young man from Galicia (Galicia (Central Europe)) with long hair and short brains, half educated in Vienna, and half an actor", and refers to the poor of Whitechapel as looking as if they "had come out of their mothers already gray and old." Of his early London years, he writes, "We played for a tiny audience, on a stage the size of a cadaver, but we played well, with a drunkenness of happiness." Adler 1999 p.214, 233, 248 '''NIKI Luftfahrt GmbH''', also known as '''flyNiki''' is a scheduled semi-lowcost airline and a subsidiary of Air Berlin, Germany's second largest airline. It mainly serves business and some leisure destinations and is headquartered in Office Park I at Vienna International Airport in Schwechat, Wien-Umgebung, Austria. "Contact form." Niki. Retrieved on 25 January 2011. "NIKI Luftfahrt GmbH Office Park I, Top B03 A-1300 Wien" "Information about the city plan." City of Schwechat. Retrieved on 5 September 2009. Niki operates charter services to leisure destinations in Europe and the Middle East from Vienna, Salzburg and Linz on behalf of tour operators as well. Although it's often called "low-cost", it provides full service, like free refreshments, newspapers, baggage, etc. Niki operates services to leisure destinations in Europe (especially Greece and Spain) and Egypt from Vienna, Salzburg, Linz and Graz. The flights are marketed by Air Berlin. Biography Born in Vienna, he received BAs from Columbia University and Oxford University, and the PhD from Harvard University, in 1964. He also received the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. Although Ferdinand von Rothschild was born in Paris, France, he was from Vienna and a part of the Rothschild banking family of Austria. He was the second son of Baron Anselm von Rothschild (Anselm von Rothschild) (1803–1874) and Charlotte von Rothschild ''née'' Rothschild (1807–1859). House of Commons and the Judicial Bench 1886 He held the hereditary title ''Freiherr'' (Baron) in the Austrian nobility. He became a British subject and moved from Vienna to London. In Britain he used the style '''Ferdinand de Rothschild'''. Although Ferdinand von Rothschild was born in Paris, France, he was from Vienna and a part of the Rothschild banking family of Austria. He was the second son of Baron Anselm von Rothschild (Anselm von Rothschild) (1803–1874) and Charlotte von Rothschild ''née'' Rothschild (1807–1859). House of Commons and the Judicial Bench 1886 He held the hereditary title ''Freiherr'' (Baron) in the Austrian nobility. He became a British subject and moved from Vienna to London. In Britain he used the style '''Ferdinand de Rothschild'''. Born in Kiel, Germany, he studied at the Stern Conservatory in Berlin and in Vienna. He was heavily involved in creating three orchestras in his lifetime, most notably the Chamber Orchestra of the Saar. With this group he created one of the recorded (Sound recording and reproduction) collections of Bach (Johann Sebastian Bach)'s orchestral music. These recordings were made originally between 1954 and 1967 as Les Discophiles Français, Erato (Erato Records) and Club Français du Disque releases (Release (music)) in France and appeared then under license with various American (United States) labels (Record label) (notably Nonesuch (Nonesuch Records)) on both LP (LP album) and cassette (Compact Cassette). * 11 October 1892, Prague, first performance outside Russia (in Czech, trans. V. J. Novotný) Brown, pg. 232 * 1902, first performance in Vienna, Vienna State Opera, conducted by Gustav Mahler Rzhevsky, pg. 153 * 1904, Moscow, Bolshoi Theatre, conducted by Sergei Rachmaninoff Harrison, pg. 114 Biography Rysanek was born in Vienna and made her operatic debut in 1949 in Innsbruck. In 1951 the Bayreuth Festival reopened and the new leader Wieland Wagner asked her to sing Sieglinde. He was convinced that her unique, young and beautiful voice, combined with her rare acting abilities, would create a sensation. She became a star overnight, and the role of Sieglinde followed her for the rest of her career. Richard I left Palestine in October 1192 and would have retrieved his lands intact had he reached home in time. But Leopold V (Leopold V, Duke of Austria) arrested him near Vienna, accusing him of the murder of his cousin Conrad, and then handed him down to Emperor Henry VI (Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor). John Lackland was summoned to Philip II's court and accepted to marry Alys with no less than Artois has a dowry. In return, the entire Norman Vexin would be given to the King of France. After all, no one was sure if Richard I would be ever released. Yet, all of the forces John could gather were a bunch of mercenaries as even William the Lion did not join his revolt and also sent money for Richard's ransom. Another revolt in Aquitaine was suppressed by Elias de la Celle, but in Normandy Philip II himself was leading the operations. By April 1193 he had reached Rouen and although the ducal capital couldn't be taken, he and his allies were then controlling all the ports from the Rhine to Dieppe (Dieppe, Seine-Maritime). Confronted to the situation, Richard's regents conceded the Treaty of Mantes in July 1193, confirming Philip II's control on all the land he had taken including the entire Norman Vexin, the castles of Drincourt and Arques (Arques, Pas-de-Calais) in Normandy and the castles of Loches and Châtillon (Châtillon, Vienne) in Tourraine as well as adding a substantial payment once Richard is back. Biography Henrietta Chalupetzky was the only child of a Viennese (Vienna) goldsmith and studied music in Vienna, adopting her mother's maiden name, Treffz, for professional purposes. Her career took her around Austria, as well as Germany and France, but it was in England that she first appeared with Johann Strauss I in concerts that would bring her numerous accolades and felicitations. The ''Musical World'', published in London on 5 May 1849, noted her talents: "mezzo-soprano voice of beautiful quality and remarkable for freshness and equality of tone throughout the register". Wikipedia:Vienna Commons:Category:Vienna


Berlin

Syn warszawskiej Niobe the seat of government was moved from Bonn to Berlin in 1999, an extensive "Holocaust memorial" (Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe), designed by architect Peter Eisenman, was planned as part of the vast development of new official buildings in the district of Berlin-Mitte; it was opened on 10 May 2005. The informal name


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