an important role in the formation of Insular art, a unique style combining Anglo-Saxon, Celtic (Celtic Christianity), Pictish, Byzantine and other elements, producing works such as the Lindisfarne Gospels, St Cuthbert Gospel, the Ruthwell Cross and Bewcastle Cross, and later the Book of Kells, which was probably created at Iona. After the Synod of Whitby in 664 Roman church practices officially replaced the Celtic ones but the influence of the Celtic style
1848, ''Deşteaptă-te, române!'' (the national anthem of Romania), with lyrics written by Andrei Mureşanu and music composed by Anton Pann (whose memorial house lies in the center of the town), was sung for the first time in Râmnicu Vâlcea. Gheorghe Magheru gathered his military force in Râureni, now part of the city, in an attempt to face the anti-revolutionary forces of Imperial Russia and the Ottoman Empire. In the 1980s, the city was completely rebuilt in a style
combining Socialist realism with local vernacular architecture. The city was the center and peak point of the path of total darkness of the Solar eclipse of 11 August 1999. Politics The interim mayor of Râmnicu Vâlcea is Gigi Matei of the Social Democratic Party (Social Democratic Party (Romania)). The elected mayor, Emilian Frâncu, was sentenced to four years' imprisonment in March 2014 for corruption-related offenses.
. thumb left Emerson performing in concert with ELP in 1977 (File:KeithEmersonPerforming.jpg) Emerson grew up in the seaside resort of Worthing, West Sussex, England. As a child, he learned western classical music, from which he derived a lot of inspiration to create his own style, combining classical music, jazz, and rock (rock and roll) themes. Emerson became intrigued with the Hammond organ after hearing jazz organist Jack McDuff perform "Rock Candy"
based on their regional gospel roots. The terms ''deep soul'' and ''southern soul'' generally refer to a driving, energetic soul style combining R&B (Rhythm & Blues)'s energy with pulsating southern United States gospel music sounds. Memphis, Tennessee label Stax Records nurtured a distinctive sound, which included putting vocals further back in the mix than most contemporary R&B records, using vibrant horn parts in place
, including part of the Corridoio Vasariano (Vasari Corridor), was destroyed using mines. Since then the bridges have been restored to their original forms using as many of the remaining materials as possible, but the buildings surrounding the Ponte Vecchio have been rebuilt in a style combining the old with modern design. Shortly before leaving Florence, as they knew that they would soon have to retreat, the Germans executed many freedom fighters and political opponents publicly, in streets
, p (pinyin) ''shíkùmén'', lit. "Stone Warehouse Gate") is a traditional Shanghainese architectural style combining Western (European architecture) and Chinese (Chinese architecture) elements that first appeared in the 1860s.
''. '''Shlomo Carlebach''' ( ), known as '''Reb Shlomo''' to his followers, (14 January 1925, Berlin — 20 October 1994, New York) was a Jewish (Judaism) rabbi, religious teacher, composer, and singer who was known as "The Singing Rabbi" during his lifetime. Although his roots lay in traditional Orthodox (Orthodox Judaism) yeshivot (yeshiva), he branched out to create his own style combining Hasidic Judaism, warmth and personal interaction, public concerts
dishes range between 800-1300 rubles) and the wine list is extremely underpriced by Russian standards - like at least 4000 rubles per bottle. Overall, the food is absolutely delicious. *
of the artistic decisions about the design of the palace, and participated in its decoration, including as a painter. Queen Marie considered ''Art Nouveau'' a weapon against sterile historicism, creating a personal style combining Art-Nouveau elements with Byzantine (Byzantium) and Celtic elements. Performance history Schubert never heard the opera performed in his lifetime. Opera houses in Vienna, Berlin, Dresden and Graz all had refused to stage it. ref name "Boas"
January 1925, Berlin — 20 October 1994, New York) was a Jewish (Judaism) rabbi, religious teacher, composer, and singer who was known as "The Singing Rabbi" during his lifetime. Although his roots lay in traditional Orthodox (Orthodox Judaism) yeshivot (yeshiva), he branched out to create his own style combining Hasidic Judaism, warmth and personal interaction, public concerts, and song-filled synagogue services. At various times he lived in Manhattan