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Har´pa

    (här´på)
n.1.(Zool.) A genus of marine univalve shells; the harp shells; - so called from the form of the shells, and their ornamental ribs.
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Tenders are invited for Construction of Cement concrete road ward no 5 Naka chouki to Harpa Ahirwar houseTikamgarh
The team's resume of concert halls and opera houses includes a range of design services provided for the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, UK; Salle Pleyel Renovation in Paris, France; the Oslo Opera House in Oslo, Norway; the Maison Symphonique in Montreal; the Sage -- Gateshead in Newcastle, UK; HARPA in Reykjavik, Iceland; the Stormen Concert House and Library (Stormen Konserthus og Bibliotek) in Bodo, Norway; Culture and Congress Center in Lucerne, Switzerland; the Arscht Center in Miami, USA; and Esplanade -- Theatres on the Bay in Singapore.
Aside from all manner of fishing boats, there's the city's award-winning new concert hall Harpa, the fascinating Kolaportid flea market and the Viking Maritime Museum, which tells the story of Iceland's seafaring history.
But I was happy exploring the city in the early evening, taking in the painted wooden and corrugated iron buildings, the famous Hallgrimskirkja Church and the ultra-modern concert hall, the Harpa.
Oslo's new opera house, soon to be joined by a new building for the Munch Museum, is another example, while in Iceland, despite the financial crash of 2008, the Icelandic people were united in their determination to complete the magnificent new concert hall, Harpa, in Reykjavik.
Tonny also plays the hurdyA[degrees]gurdy and nickel harpa, both made by her father.
7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- To discuss Arctic issues such as climate change, economic development and new shipping lanes, an influential mix of stakeholders will convene at the inaugural Arctic Circle assembly, October 12-14, 2013, at the Harpa Conference Centre in Reykjavik.
In an English revision of her "David und Saul: Uber die trostende Wirkung der Musik (Basler Jahrbuch fur Historische Musikpraxis 20 [1996]: 139-62), Hoffmann-Axthelm summarizes the commonplace or string music's power as "a sonorous antidepressant" to console melancholia, from its biblical roots in David's temporarily soothing the depressed King Saul by playing his kinnor (cithara), through layers of applied symbolism by Christian writers, reversals by Renaissance humanists to an conceptions of music's healing qualities, the "Cifras para harpa y organo" with an annotated King David woodcut ending Alsonso Mudarra's Tres libros de musica en cifras para vihuela (Seville: Juan de Leo, 1546), the account of David's curing Saul with his music in Johann.
In Icelandic, a language little changed since the medieval heyday of the Norse Sagas, harpa has traditionally meant harp.
Tambem a harpa da terceira estrofe e formada como "o voo vespertino de um anjo.
Diagnosis: In male genitalia, the new species is close to Hellinsia pectodactyla (Staudinger, 1859) in the shape of sacculus on the right valva, but differs from the latter species by a different shape of harpa on the left valva and by the absence of harpa on the right valva.