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Charles Rosen

Charles Welles Rosen was an American pianist and writer on music. He is remembered for his career as a concert pianist, for his recordings, for his many writings, notable among them the book The Classical Style. Charles Rosen was born in New York City on May 5, 1927, to a Russian-Jewish immigrant couple, Irwin Rosen, an architect, Anita Rosen, a semiprofessional actress and amateur pianist. Charles began his musical studies at age 6 enrolled in the Juilliard School. At age 11 he left Juilliard to study piano with Moriz Rosenthal, with Rosenthal's wife, Hedwig Kanner. Rosenthal, born in 1862, had been a student of Franz Liszt. Rosenthal's memories of the 19th century in classical music were communicated to his pupil and appear in Rosen's writings; every year from the ages of three to twelve, Rosen heard Josef Hofmann play, he suggested that Hofmann had a greater influence on him than Rosenthal. Rosen's family background was not a wealthy one; the Guardian editor Nicholas Wroe interviewed Rosen in his old age, reported: His father had lost his job during the depression and "things were pretty tough for a while".

The family moved from Washington Heights to a ho in the less fashionable Upper West Side, where Rosen still lives. Because money was so short Rosen's parents arranged a contract with the Rosenthals not to pay them for Charles's tuition, but instead to give them 15% of his earnings as a pianist until the age of 21. "As I didn't make my debut in New York until I was 23, it was not a satisfactory deal. But when I made my first recording I took some money to Hedwig Rosenthal, surprised because she had been teaching me for 13 or 14 years at that stage." At age 17, Rosen enrolled in Princeton University, where he studied French, took courses in mathematics and philosophy. When he graduated in 1947, he was offered a fellowship of $2,000 to continue at Princeton in the French graduate program. While in graduate school he roomed with his fellow student Michael Steinberg, who went on to become a classical-music critic and renowned scholar in his own right. Rosen attained his status as a musical scholar with little classroom training.

Although the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians refers to him as a student of the musicologist Oliver Strunk, Rosen never formally studied musicology with Strunk or anyone else. Rosen's extensive knowledge of music appears to have arisen from a culturally rich family background, from reading; as Wroe reported: Through the Rosenthals, Rosen was connected to the New York musical scene.... Says that by the time he went to Princeton, he knew all the music department socially. "So that made me too proud to take a degree in music, which I thought would be too easy. I sound like a snotty bastard, which I might have been, but I did know more music as an undergraduate than the postgraduate students."Ivan Hewett suggests that a major temptation of Rosen's 1947 fellowship offer was that it offered him time to practice and to read extensively in the Princeton library. The year 1951 was a busy one for Rosen: he completed his French Literature Ph. D. gave his first piano recital, made his first recordings, of works by Martinu and Haydn.

His career as a pianist made progress only at first, he traveled to Paris on a Fulbright scholarship to study the relationship between poetry and music in 16th-century France. In 1953 he moved to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to teach French, he described this period to Nicholas Wroe: I suppose I could have stayed on as an academic, but I never intended to do anything but play the piano. The only time I taught was when my playing would only support me for half a year, but I could only get a full-time job. So I taught French at MIT Monday to Wednesday. In 1955, after two years there, I got an offer from Columbia Artists Management and so I resigned; the Columbia offer initiated his successful career as a concert pianist: Rosen appeared in numerous recitals and orchestral engagements around the world. Musicologist Stanley Sadie reviewed his pianism as follows: As a pianist, Rosen is intense and intellectual, his playing of Brahms and Schumann has been criticized for lack of expressive warmth.

His performance of Bach's Goldberg Variations is remarkable for its clarity, its vitality and its structural grasp. His Beethoven playing is notable for its unremitting intellectual force. In Debussy his attention is focussed rather on structural detail than on sensuous beauty, he is a distinguished interpreter of Webern. Rosen made a large number of recordings, including recording various 20th century works at the invitation of their composers: Igor Stravinsky: Movements for Piano and Orchestra Elliott Carter: Double Concerto for Harpsichord and Piano with Two Chamber Orchestras Pierre Boulez: complete works for pianoIn 1955, he recorded six Scarlatti's sonatas and Mozart's sonata K. 333 on the historical Siena piano. His recordings include earlier literature such as Debussy's Études, Schumann's works for solo piano, Beethoven's late sonatas and Diabelli Variations, Bach's Art of Fugue and Goldberg Variations. Rosen's career as an author and scholar began only when he had passed the age of 40.

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You're Next

You're Next is a 2011 American black comedy horror film directed by Adam Wingard, written by Simon Barrett and starring Sharni Vinson, Nicholas Tucci, Wendy Glenn, A. J. Bowen, Joe Swanberg, Barbara Crampton and Rob Moran; the plot concerns a family under attack by a group of masked assailants during their wedding anniversary getaway. The film had its world premiere at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival Midnight Madness program and was theatrically released on August 23, 2013, in the United States; the film grossed over $26 million from a $1 million production budget and has since gained a cult following. A woman named Erin accompanies her boyfriend, Crispian Davison, to his family reunion at their vacation home in rural Missouri. Present are Crispian's parents Aubrey and Paul, Crispian's older brother Drake and his wife Kelly, Crispian's younger siblings Felix and Aimee, their partners and Tariq, respectively. During dinner that night, someone shoots crossbow bolts through the window, killing Tariq and wounding Drake.

The survivors discover. Aimee runs into a garrote wire which slices her throat, killing her. Paul brings Aubrey to her bedroom upstairs; the rest of the family rushes upstairs and finds Aubrey dead with the words "You're Next" in blood on the wall. Erin texts searches for potential weapons. Tiger Mask attacks her through a window. Kelly discovers Fox Mask still hiding under the bed, she runs to the neighboring home. She is attacked by Lamb Mask while trying to gain entry, falls inside, is killed. At the original house, Crispian leaves the house in an attempt to fetch the car, only to discover that the car's wiring has been tampered with, he returns to the house to alert the others. Tiger Mask attempts to kill Erin with an axe but she manages to kill him first. Paul finds sleeping bags and food wrappers that indicate the killers have been staying in the house for some time, he tries to tell Zee and Felix. It is revealed that Felix and Zee hired the assassins Tom and Dave to murder the family so they could collect their inheritance.

Lamb Mask flips the dinner table over in rage. He discovers a wounded Drake hiding there. Unaware of the scheme, Erin helps Zee set up nail traps. Erin explains that she grew up in a survivalist compound where she learned combat and survival skills. Felix kills him. On the upper floor, Erin comes across Paul's body, she jumps through a window injuring her leg in the process. She narrowly avoids being shot by returns to the house. Lamb Mask follows her. While hiding, Erin overhears an argument between Felix, Fox Mask, Lamb Mask, who reveals that Tiger Mask was his brother, her cell phone beeps to indicate. Erin flees the house again but is unable to run with her wounded leg, so reenters through a window and conceals herself nearby; when Lamb Mask attempts to enter through the same window, she kills him. Realizing she cannot outrun Fox Mask with a wounded leg, Erin sets up a trap at the front door. Fox Mask enters the house through a window, so Erin ambushes and kills him in the basement. Zee and Felix attempt to kill Erin themselves.

Felix stabs Erin, but she kills him using an inverted blender uses his knife to kill Zee. Felix's cell phone rings and Erin answers without speaking. Believing he is speaking to Felix, Crispian apologizes for fleeing instead of helping, revealing he was in on the murders, he finds Erin. After he attempts to bribe her into staying quiet, she kills him in disgust. A policeman shoots Erin in the shoulder, having seen her kill Crispian. After calling for backup, he attempts to enter the house despite Erin's pleas, accidentally becomes the target of Erin's front door trap, intended for Fox Mask. Barrett wrote the film after Wingard told him that he wanted to do a home invasion movie, noting that they were the only films that still frightened him. From there, Barrett wrote a script inspired by Agatha Christie mysteries as well as a combination of screwball comedies and chamber mysteries. Barrett would note that Bay of Blood was in the back of his mind when writing the film, although he only realized this after the fact.

Wingard credited the film's humor to Barrett's sense of cynicism. Some of the dinner conversations were improvised and based on real-life experiences the filmmakers had with family members; the film was shot in 2011 at a mansion in Missouri. Filming took place over four weeks, shooting consisted of night shoots filmed from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. You're Next premiered on September 10, 2011 at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival and opened at other film festivals later. On September 21, 2011, Lionsgate announced that it had acquired American and Canadian distribution rights to the film for just $2 million; the film was part of the competition during the 20th edition of the international festival of fantastic movies at Gerardmer in February 2013, it won the Syfy prize of the event. The film opened in the United States on August 23, 2013 and earned $7,020,196 in its opening weekend; the film c

Laboratoire d'informatique pour la mécanique et les sciences de l'ingénieur

The Computer Science Laboratory for Mechanics and Engineering Sciences is a CNRS pluri-disciplinary science laboratory in Orsay, France. LIMSI academics and scholars come from the Engineering and Information Sciences fields, but from Cognitive Science and Linguistics. LIMSI is associated with the Paris-Sud University. LIMSI collaborates with other universities and engineering schools within the University Paris-Saclay. LIMSI was created in 1972 under the leadership of Lucien Malavard, with an initial focus on Numerical Fluid Mechanics and Signal Processing, its research themes have progressively been expanded to Speech and Image Processing to a growing number of themes related to Human-Computer Communication and Interaction on the one hand. LIMSI research is organized in four main themes, spanning the activities of nine research groups: Fluid Mechanics remains one of LIMSI's main research areas, with an expertise in the development of advanced numerical methodologies associated to experiments in academic configurations: the AERO and ETCM groups both contribute activities related to large-scale numerical simulations, to uncertainty quantification, to the characterization of fluid dynamics, to the control of flows, to multiphysic couplings.

The ETCM and TSF groups study the analysis of large thermic systems with application to housing and solar energy. The Natural Language Processing applied to spoken and signed language is another main research theme at LIMSI. Three groups, TLP, ILES and AA contribute to a wide spectrum of activities ranging from acoustic signal processing, automatic speech recognition and synthesis, to semantic modeling and fine-grained question answering, it includes multimedia indexing, machine translation, the analysis and generation of emotions in speech and text, information extraction. Four research teams are concerned: AMI focuses on tangible, haptic and ambient interactions, whereas CPU is more focused on verbal and non-verbal interactions with virtual agents. Many research groups share application domains. VIDA is a tranverse action with the mission to coordinate LIMSI's activities in this domain, as well as to organize events, for instance under the umbrella of the Diagonale Paris-Saclay. Official website CNRS Paris-Sud University Diagonale Paris-Saclay

Kadaisi Bench Karthi

Kadaisi Bench Karthi is a 2017 Indian Tamil-language romantic comedy film directed by Ravi Bhargavan. The film features Ruhani Sharma and Angana Roy in the lead roles; the venture began production in July 2016 and had a theatrical release on 27 October 2017. Bharath as Karthi Ruhani Sharma as Nithya Angana Roy as Divya Ravi Mariya as "Love" Guru G. Gnanasambandam as Nithya's father Kasi Viswanath as Karthi's father Surekha Vani as Karthi's mother Shana Gayathri Shravani Director Ravi Bhargavan decided to collaborate with actor Bharath for a film in July 2016, with the film being launched that month. Punjabi model, Ruhani Sharma, was brought in to portray one of the film's lead actresses in July 2016; the shot in Chennai, Hyderabad and some portions in Amalapuram. Ruhani Sharma finished filming for her scenes in mid-August 2016, with the team holding a photoshoot with the lead actors to mark the end of her portion in the film. Angana Roy joined the sets of the film in August 2016, revealed that the film was a bilingual and all the artistes had committed double call sheets to work day and night.

The film's music was composed by Anbu Rajesh. The soundtrack was released by New Music by film-maker S. S. Rajamouli, who attended as the chief guest on 27 January 2017; the film was set for release on 6 October 2017 but was delayed following a theatre strike against new taxes in Tamil Nadu. The film subsequently had a low profile release across Tamil Nadu on 27 October 2017, alongside another film, Kalathur Gramam. A critic from The New Indian Express gave the film a negative review, stating "there’s nothing positive about this film, which, to double the misery, is a bilingual" and that "it’s just about a truckload of issues that will make you laugh for the wrong reasons". Another critic from Tamil Nadu Central added "Kadaisi Bench Karthi is so stale that you wonder what made Bharath agree to do this film", adding "the film had no big promotions and there is hardly anyone in the theatre to hoot or cheer" and that the film "is bound to be at the ‘kadaisi bench’ itself". Kadaisi Bench Karthi on IMDb

Beech Fork

The Beech Fork, or Beech Fork River, is a 112-mile-long river in central Kentucky in the United States. It is a tributary of the Rolling Fork of the Salt River, with its waters flowing to the Ohio River and the Mississippi River; the Beech Fork begins in eastern Marion County and heads northwest into Washington County, where the Chaplin River enters. The Beech Fork turns southwest to go through Nelson County. At the end of the river's journey, near Boston, the Beech Fork flows into the Rolling Fork of the Salt River; the Beech Fork is a winding river that can be used for whitewater rafting and canoeing. Most of the river is suitable for canoes and other entry level paddlers. A collapsed boulder dam one-quarter mile past the US 31E bridge constitutes a Class III+ run with an overall drop of five feet; the Beech Fork Bridge, Mackville Road, a 124 feet truss bridge spanning the river since 1884, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is spanned by the Mount Zion Covered Bridge. List of rivers of Kentucky 605 Bridge to 49 Bridge 49 Bridge to 31E Bridge

Princess Magdalena Augusta of Anhalt-Zerbst

Princess Magdalena Augusta of Anhalt-Zerbst was, by birth, a Princess of Anhalt-Zerbst and, by marriage, a Duchess of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg. She was the maternal grandmother of George III of the United Kingdom, she was born Princess Magdalena Augusta of Anhalt-Zerbst. Her father was Karl of Anhalt-Zerbst and her mother was Duchess Sophia of Saxe-Weissenfels. In 1696, Magdalena Augusta married her first cousin, Frederick II, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg, who had become Duke in 1691, they had twenty children: Sophie. Magdalena. Frederick III, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg. Stillborn son. Wilhelm, married on 8 November 1742 to Anna of Holstein-Gottorp, their marriage was childless. Karl Frederick Stillborn daughter. Johann August. Christian. Christian Wilhelm, married on 27 May 1743 to Luise Reuss of Schleiz, their marriage was childless. Ludwig Ernst Emanuel. Moritz. Sophie. Karl. Fredericka, married on 27 November 1734 to Johann Adolf II, Duke of Saxe-Weissenfels. Stillborn son. Magdalena Sibylle. Augusta, married on 8 May 1736 to Frederick, Prince of Wales.

They had 9 children, their second child became King George III of Great Britain. Johann Adolf