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Word: recital

Definition: act of reciting publicly; detailed account; performance of music or dance (by a solo performer)

Sentences Containing 'recital'

2006 he made his New York recital debut at Carnegie Hall.
After this ritual recital, the father asks the groom to not fail the girl in his pursuit of "dharma" (moral and lawful life), "artha" (wealth) and "kama" (love).
All this was achieved in much less time than is occupied in the recital.
As a pianist. In 1917, Kempff made his first major recital, consisting of predominantly major works, including Beethoven's Hammerklavier Sonata and Brahms Variations on a theme of Paganini.
As a piano soloist, song recital accompanist, and chamber music player, he found much success in Switzerland and abroad.
As well as Peter Hall, a medium-sized colonial style recital hall, Hearst Hall, a small colonial style recital hall, and individual student rehearsal rooms and art studios.
At seventeen he made his debut with the Concerts Lamoureux Orchestra, and gave his first solo recital, winning immediate acclaim.
At sixteen, he auditioned at Carnegie Recital Hall.
Available videos include a full-length performance (in German) as Count Almaviva in "The Barber of Seville", and a recital of operatic arias.
Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi recommended its recital as a strong support for spiritual sadhana and that the recital itself leads to spontaneous abidance in the Self.
But irrespective of what type of recital it is, what is featured are compositions which form the core of this genre of music.
But to shorten the long recital of my woes, I will pass over in silence all the artifices employed by Don Fernando for declaring his passion for me.
But Valentine was so weak that this recital scarcely produced the same effect it would have done had she been in her usual state of health.
Carlton was quoted as saying there was "nothing piano recital-y" about the album, which she called "goth ...
During my recital, she kept her eyes on Mr. Dick, who I thought would have gone to sleep but for that, and who, whensoever he lapsed into a smile, was checked by a frown from my aunt.
For CBC Television he produced the 1963 broadcast of Gustav Holst's "Savitri" and the TV series "Recital".
Grand Prix du Disque for a First Recital
He gave his debut performance at age 16, playing a piano recital with works by Bach, Chopin and Schumann.
He generously performed at AHS conferences; in 1964 at the first conference and in 1967, a solo recital which was his last public performance.
He was 18 when he made his professional debut in 1969 with a recital featuring Schumann's "Dichterliebe".
Her recital CD, "In Flanders Fields", is the first in a projected series focusing on Music and Conflict, and was the culmination of intensive research into the music and poetry of the First World War and the resulting Wigmore Hall recital with pianist Andrew Ball.
His other performances include recital and short performances at Muttart Hall, Winspeare Center, the Lincoln Center, and Yale University.
His recital finished, the abbe reflected long and earnestly.
In 1945 he gave an acclaimed debut recital at London's Wigmore Hall, performing arias from Handel and Verdi, and taking small roles at Sadler's Wells.
In a vocal recital, a concert team may have one or more vocalists, accompanied by instrumentalists as melodic and rhythmic accompaniments.
In January 1920 Cardus deputised for Langford at a recital by the Russian tenor Vladimir Rosing, and impressed Scott with the quality of his notice.
Madame Danglars had listened to this recital with a sigh, a tear, or a shriek for every detail.
Many Muslims engage in collective recital of the Qur'an which is particularly common in North Africa and has resulted in a very high level of memorization amongst the common people.
On February 24, 1887, he gave a highly successful recital in Vienna’s Saal Bösendorfer.
Paul, Minnesota that promotes the art of music, particularly recital music.
Recent recital partners include Iiro Rantala, Anne Sofie von Otter, Angela Hewitt, Kimmo Pohjonen and Nicolas Altstaedt.
Recital and discussions on Bhagavad-Gita tells us how one should live as according to Lord Krishna.
Schur said of Leslie's attempts to impress her mom at her public forum, "We imagined it in the writer's room that she is eight years old and doing a piano recital, and she's nervous because her mom's there."
Second, Qur'anic recital is viewed as another form of Dhikr.
She was not sorry, however, to have the recital of them interrupted by the lady from whom they sprang.
So far each recital confirmed the other; but when she came to the will, the difference was great.
Still other old synagogue buildings exist, but were sold by the congregation and are now used for other purposes, some as churches or mosques, others for everything from residences to school recital halls.
The beginning of the recital, with the full orchestra playing the powerful intro of the song "Serú Girán", presaged an unforgettable night.
The Grand Prix du Disque for a First Recital is awarded by L'Académie Charles Cros.
The PBS Sunday afternoon telecast was the first solo recital presented on Live from Lincoln Center and the first full-length recital to be aired nationally in prime time.
The worthy shipowner knew, from Penelon's recital, of the captain's brave conduct during the storm, and tried to console him.
Their performance in Bucharest, Romania, was recorded as the album "Recital", her only "live in concert" record. Yma Sumac spent the rest of the 1960s performing sporadically.
Then, patting the young girl on the head, he continued,``Haidee is very courageous, and she sometimes even finds consolation in the recital of her misfortunes.''
There is a daily lecture on a musical theme (preserving the original intention of the course) and a live recital each evening.
They were asked to play the opening recital for the new Concert Hall of the Louvre Museum in Paris, and the live recording of that concert was awarded one of France's highest recording awards.
Universally, the haḍra is almost always followed by Qur'anic recital in the tarteel style - which according to al-Junayd al-Baghdadi, was a prophetic instruction received through a dream.
Yorùbá also have Oriki, a kind of praise recital used to emphasize the achievements of the ancestors of the various families.
Your character was unfolded in the recital which I received many months ago from Mr. Wickham.
``And now,''said Morrel, when he had finished the first part of his recital,``now I have told you of my love and my hopes, may I inform you of my intentions?''
``You will describe it to me,''replied Franz,``and the recital from your lips will make as great an impression on me as if I had witnessed it.

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