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Play It Again (record label)

Play It Again is a British record label formed in Droitwich, Worcestershire, in November 1989, by Geoff Leonard, Gareth Bramley and Pete Walker. Leonard had had an idea of releasing some of John Barry's music on CD in an effort to publicise a book on the musical career of the composer, which he had compiled with two other staunch Barry fans - Bramley and Walker, he was interested in Barry's early career, but had established that EMI had no plans to re-issue anything. However, they were prepared to discuss licensing out material and this led to Play It Again's first release Beat Girl/Stringbeat. Beat Girl, coincidentally, Barry's first film score dating from 1960, while the studio album, was a rare, early stereo recording; the CD was released in September 1990. The albums fitted onto one CD after careful digital remastering at Abbey Road Studios. Beat Girl was Barry's introduction to the world of film music scoring. Stringbeat was an easy-listening album which could have been a Vic Flick solo album on which he was accompanied by strings and a clavioline.

The CD was accompanied by a booklet which combined extensive notes on the composer with rare photographs - a departure, to become a trademark of the company. Next up were two CDs featuring music from John Barry's sojourn at Ember Records between 1963 and 1965; the Ember Years - Volume One contained the music from Elizabeth Taylor in London, a 1963 TV special, together with the music from Four In The Morning, which featured an early film outing for Judi Dench in 1965. The Ember Years - Volume Two contained the jazz album recorded in 1963 by Annie Ross, plus John Barry's music from Zulu; the former utilised the services of conductor Johnnie Spence and sound engineer Eric Tomlinson, whilst Barry was the record producer. Play It Again's fourth release was The A To Z Of British TV Themes From The 60s & 70s; this 30-track compilation contained the signature tunes from programmes spanning two decades, in particular the themes from some of the popular series made by ITC. Born Free - The Don Black Songbook remains the only album to date which comprised songs co-written by the lyricist.

There are twenty two songs on this album. Following the success of the first volume of TV themes, Play It Again released three follow-up albums: The A To Z Of British TV Themes - Volume Two, The A To Z Of British TV Themes - Volume Three, The A To Z Of British TV Themes - Volume Four, they issued The A To Z Of British TV Themes - The Ron Grainer Years. The Ember Years Volume Three was a mix of many genres, it contained snatches of rock from Mike d'Abo's first beat combo, A Band Of Angels, another track from Annie Ross, an oddity from former Coronation Street actor Philip Lowrie and the BBC-banned'satirical' recording of'Christine' by Miss X, based on the Profumo affair. The main body of work is twenty one recordings made by Chad Stuart and Jeremy Clyde, produced by John Barry and Shel Talmy; the final Play It Again release was John Barry - the Misses. It was a double album tracing the early career of Barry at Abbey Road. Featuring his work as musical director for EMI between 1960-64, some hits.

It included fifty tracks and a sixteen-page booklet of extensive notes, an appreciation from Brian Matthew of BBC Radio 2's Sounds of the Sixties, plus many photographs and record sleeve reproductions. The label has not released any material since 1998. John Barry Don Black Ron Grainer Adam Faith Annie Ross Chad & Jeremy Official Website

Home stoup

A home stoup is a small stoup with a small bowl and a decorated plaque that Christians in the Roman Catholic and Lutheran traditions, hang inside homes, either at the house's entrance or, more on a bedroom wall at the head of the bed. Sometime a small blessed branch of boxwood is placed behind the stoup, or they hang a rosary on the stoup; the small bowl contains holy water so that the house's inhabitants could cross themselves in the morning and make the sign of the cross over their beds at night. The use of these stoups began in the earliest centuries of the Christian Church, they were made of both cheap materials. They were handmade with a painting or relief of Jesus of Nazareth, the Cross, the Virgin Mary, an angel or other religious subjects. Most of these stoups were destroyed or disappeared during the French Revolution in 1789 and in following years, due to its policy of de-Christianisation. In the nineteenth century, most of these stoups were made in ceramics; some were unique in bearing the name of their owner.

They were given as gifts on special occasions, such as births, first Communions and weddings. These stoups were handed down the generations, but their use decreased in France after 1900, although some believers continue to use them today. Home stoups are collected by art-lovers. Holy water Holy water font Home altar http://forezhistoire.free.fr/benitier.html

Combinatorica

Combinatorica is an international journal of mathematics, publishing papers in the fields of combinatorics and computer science. It started in 1981, with László Babai and László Lovász as the editors-in-chief with Paul Erdős as honorary editor-in-chief; the current editors-in-chief are László Babai, László Lovász, Alexander Schrijver. The advisory board consists of Ronald Graham, András Hajnal, Gyula O. H. Katona, Miklós Simonovits, Vera Sós, it is published by the János Bolyai Mathematical Springer Verlag. The following members of the Hungarian School of Combinatorics have contributed to the journal as authors, or have served as editors: Miklós Ajtai, József Beck, András Frank, Péter Frankl, Zoltán Füredi, András Hajnal, Gyula Katona, László Pyber, Miklós Simonovits, Vera Sós, Endre Szemerédi, Tamás Szőnyi, Éva Tardos, Gábor Tardos. A paper by Martin Grötschel, László Lovász, Alexander Schrijver on the ellipsoid method, awarded the 1982 Fulkerson Prize. M. Grötschel, L. Lovász, A. Schrujver: The ellipsoid method and its consequences in combinatorial optimization, Combinatorica, 1, 169–197.

József Beck's paper on the discrepancy of hypergraphs, awarded the 1985 Fulkerson Prize. J. Beck: Roth's estimate of the discrepancy of integer sequences is nearly sharp, Combinatorica, 1, 319–325. Karmarkar's algorithm solving linear programming problems in polynomial time, awarded the 1988 Fulkerson Prize. N. Karmarkar: A New Polynomial Time Algorithm for Linear Programming, Combinatorica, 4, 373–395. Szegedy's solution of Graham problem on common divisorsM. Szegedy: The solution of Graham's greatest common divisor problem, Combinatorica, 6, 67–71.Éva Tardos's paper, awarded the 1988 Fulkerson Prize. E. Tardos, A polynomial minimum cost circulation algorithm, Combinatorica, 5, 247–256; the proof of El-Zahar and Norbert Sauer of the Hedetniemi's conjecture for 4-chromatic graphs. M. El-Zahar, N. W. Sauer: The chromatic number of the product of two 4-chromatic graphs is 4, Combinatorica, 5, 121–126. Bollobás's asymptotic value of the chromatic number of random graphs. B. Bollobás: The chromatic number of random graphs, Combinatorica, 8, 49–55.

Neil Robertson, Paul Seymour, Robin Thomas, proving Hadwiger's conjecture in the case k=6, awarded the 1994 Fulkerson Prize. N. Robertson, P. D. Seymour, R. Thomas: Hadwiger's conjecture for K6-free graphs, Combinatorica, 13, 279–361. Combinatorica's homepage. Combinatorica on-line at Springer

Wolves Cry Under the Moon

Wolves Cry Under the Moon is a 1997 Taiwanese road movie directed by Ho Ping, written by Kuo Cheng and Ho Ping. The story is based on 4 short stories by Kuo Cheng; the overall story is based on Kuo Cheng's 1993 short story "Highway Closing". Based on Kuo Cheng's 1991 short story "The Journey of the Wolf", translated into English by Susan Wilf. Tou Chung-hua Ku Pao-ming Based on Kuo Cheng's 1988 short story "Driving on the Road". Chang Shih Yue Hong Based on Kuo Cheng's 1997 short story "The Heart Thief". Annie Yi Jerry Huang Wolves Cry Under the Moon on IMDb Wolves Cry Under the Moon at AllMovie

EasyTag

EasyTag is a graphical tag editor for Linux and Microsoft Windows. An attempt to bring EasyTAG to OS X is ongoing, it relies on GTK + and id3lib for graphics and ID3 tag handling respectively. As of version 2.1.1, EasyTag uses the tag manipulation library provided by the MAD project, for support of ID3v2.4. EasyTag is free and open-source software subject to the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2 or any version. Supported formats: MP3, MP2, FLAC, Speex, Ogg Vorbis, MP4, MPC and APE Available tag fields: Title, Album, Disc Album, Track Number, Comment, Original Artist, Copyright, URL, Encoder and Picture Automated tagging using presets and custom masks Rename files using tag information or external text files Apply changes in a field to all selected files Read and display file header information CDDB support Tree based browser or a view by artist and album Recursion into subdirectories Playlist generator Undo/redo function List of tag editors ID3 M3U Official website