The Venetian-born composer Antonio Caldara (1670-1736) had held the position of Vizekapell-meister to the Habsburg emperor Charles VI for nearly 15 years when, in 1730, Ketro Metastasio moved from Rome to Vienna to take up an appointment as Poeta di sua Maesta Cesarea e Cattolica at the imperial court. In that time Caldara had set nearly 40 opera and oratorio libret¬ti, and before his death on 27 December 1736, he was to provide the first settings of nine of Metastasio's opera and oratorio texts. Among the oratorios was La Passione di Gesu Crista, Signer Nostra.
English for Starters is an English course for Primary and Preparatory level students in Syria. English for Starters includes a Student's Book, two cassettes with listening material, Workbook and Teacher's Book. These materials are based on the General Framework and Outcomes of English Curricula in Syria, where this language is regarded as a foreign language. The English for Starters materials have approached the language skills in an integrated way in terms of the tasks and activities for both learners and teachers.
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Daniel Barenboim is an expert in exploiting the impact of cyclical performances of composers works: This time he focuses his sharp intellect on all six of Anton Bruckners mature symphonies. Der Tagesspiegel described Barenboim's performance of the works with the Staatskapelle Berlin on six nearly consecutive evenings in June 2010 as a superhuman accomplishment and went on to praise how: His Bruckner is conceived and performed very theatrically, like an opera without words.