Scheherezade


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Sche·her·e·zade

 (shə-hĕr′ə-zäd′)
n.
A skilled woman storyteller.

[After the fictional queen Scheherezade, , skilled narrator of the tales in the anonymous The Arabian Nights' Entertainment.]
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None less so than in his symphonic suite Scheherezade based on exotic Arabian Nights.
The suggestion was not far-fetched: The storyboard sequencing of images in The Thousand and One Nights, 1950, Matisse's recasting of the Scheherezade tale, recalls Lotte Reiniger's classic full-length animation of the same story, The Adventures of Prince Achmed (1926), itself created using paper silhouettes.
In the epic Persian tale 1,001 Nights, Scheherezade harnesses the power of storytelling to transform a vengeful king.
Following Scheherezade, he now gives us Spanish Caprice, music from The Snow Maiden, Sadko and The Golden Cockerel, and some Overtures in excellent recorded sound and brilliant exciting performances.
Within Music of the Middle East it is suggested to have a Middle Eastern food day and to have students read and discuss classic stories such as "Aladdin," "Sinbad the Sailor" and other stories told by Scheherezade in A Thousand and One Nights.
Additional reporting by Denise Lavoie, Bob Salsberg, Russell Contreras, Scheherezade Faramarzi, and Matthew Barakat.
The programme will include Vaughan Williams' The Lark Ascending and Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherezade Tickets for both concerts can be bought at The Sage Gateshead box office on 0191 443 4661.
26 Like a male Scheherezade, Khilmi tells his stories as an act of survival, a defense against a murderous world where powerful people threaten without remorse.
Third was a 1990 recording of Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherezade by the London Symphony Orchestra.
He said this in an interview with Associated Press journalist Scheherezade Faramarzi, who is here as part of the delegation accompanying Us Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.
A major inspiration for Poiret was the Ballets Russes, especially Scheherezade, whose settings and costumes by Leon Bakst prompted Marcel Proust (who attended its premiere in 1910) to state: 'I never saw anything so beautiful.
Scheherezade Faramarzi, "Female Preachers Graduate," Associated Press.