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Gorky Institute of World Literature

The Gorky Institute of World Literature is a research institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow. Not to be confused with the Gorky Literary Institute, an institute of higher education that trains writers, the A. M. Gorky Institute of World Literature is a scientific research institute and part of the Russian Academy of Sciences, it was founded on 17 September 1932 for the 40th anniversary of Maxim Gorky's literary activity, is located in the former estate of the Gagarin family in Moscow. The Institute is organized into departments, each specializing in a specific region or genre of literature; these departments include, but are not limited to the Department of Literary Theory, Old Slavic Literature, 19th Century Russian Literature, Contemporary Russian Literature and Russian Emigree Literature, Classical Western Literature and Comparative Literature, Literature of Asia and Africa, Contemporary European and American Literature, Literature of Russian Minorities and CIS Countries, Manuscripts.

There is a department devoted to how Russian Literature is taught and disseminated abroad. The Institute is home to personal archives of many writers, including Maxim Gorky and Andrei Platonov. In-house scholars devote themselves to publishing new works, visiting scholars can arrange to conduct research there, attend lectures, or speak about their work; the Gorky Institute was established in 1932 by decree of the Central Executive Committee of the Soviet Union entitled, "On the events to mark the 40th Anniversary of the Literary Activity of Maxim Gorky." The Institute was renamed from the Maxim Gorky Institute of Literature to the A. M. Gorky Institute of Literature in 1934 in accordance with another decree of the Presidium of the Central Committee, Lev Kamenev was appointed as the first director. On 14 February 1937, the Gorky Archive and Gorky Museum were added on, the latter of which opened its doors to visitors on 1 November 1937. On 4 March 1938, they opened the State Museum of Alexander Pushkin, moved to Leningrad in 1949.

On 16 April 1938, upon joining the Soviet Academy of Sciences, it received its current name. It is now located at the former estate of the Gagarins, built in the first quarter of the 19th Century by Italian architect Domenico Gilardi. In 1950, an employee of the Institute, Vera Stepanovna Nechaeva became a V. G. Belinksy Prize Laureate for the first volume of a four-volume biography of Vissarion Belinsky. In 1952 Nechaeva was appointed as head of the Institute's Department of Texts. Official website


SigSpec is an acronym of "SIGnificance SPECtrum" and addresses a statistical technique to provide the reliability of periodicities in a measured time series. It relies on the amplitude spectrum obtained by the Discrete Fourier transform and assigns a quantity called the spectral significance to each amplitude; this quantity is a logarithmic measure of the probability that the given amplitude level is due to white noise, in the sense of a type I error. It represents the answer to the question, “What would be the chance to obtain an amplitude like the measured one or higher, if the analysed time series were random?” SigSpec may be considered a formal extension to the Lomb-Scargle periodogram, appropriately incorporating a time series to be averaged to zero before applying the DFT, done in many practical applications. When a zero-mean corrected dataset has to be statistically compared to a random sample, the sample mean has to be zero. Considering a time series to be represented by a set of K pairs, the amplitude pdf of white noise in Fourier space, depending on frequency and phase angle may be described in terms of three parameters, α 0, β 0, θ 0, defining the “sampling profile”, according to tan ⁡ 2 θ 0 = K ∑ k = 0 K − 1 sin ⁡ 2 ω t k − 2 K ∑ k = 0 K − 1 cos ⁡ 2 ω t k − 2 + 2, α 0 = 2 K 2, β 0 = 2 K 2 ( K ∑ k = 0 K − 1 sin 2 ⁡ − [ ∑ l = 0 K − 1 sin ⁡

Melton Mowbray, Tasmania

Melton Mowbray is a locality and small rural community in the local government area of Southern Midlands, in the Midlands region of Tasmania. It is located about 63 kilometres north of the city of Hobart; the 2016 census determined a population of 65 for the state suburb of Melton Mowbray. The locality was called Cross Marsh. In 1840 Samuel Blackwell, born in Melton Mowbray in Leicestershire, emigrated to Tasmania and settled in the district, he built the Melton Mowbray Hotel in 1849. The locality name was gazetted and confirmed in 1974. National Highway 1 passes through from south-west to north-east, the A5 road branches off to the north-west; this intersection is at the tripoint of road route zones 1, 3 and 5


Gordola is a municipality in the district of Locarno in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland. Gordola is first mentioned in 1200 as Gordora. In 1219, it was mentioned as Gordolla/e. Gordola was located near major roads throughout its history. During the Middle Ages, the village was on the hills. In the 11th-12th Centuries, a castle was built on the shore of Lake Maggiore for the feudal lord appointed by the Bishop of Como; the castle had disappeared by the 14th Century. The Capitanei of Locarno were landlords in Gordola. Within the territory of Locarno, Gordola was the only Vicinanza, it held the right to designate a member of the parish council. Starting in the 14th Century, many residents of the Verzasca valley traveled to Gordola to spend the winters at the lake; this evolved into a traditional seasonal migration. Starting in 1695 Gordola was divided into two districts; the two groups took. The former parish church of SS Peter and Vincenzo was in Tenero and formed a kind of exclave, until 1898, when the provost was moved to the church of S. Antonio Abate.

The church of S. Antonio Abate had existed since the 16th Century, but was destroyed in 1829 by a flood and was subsequently rebuilt. There was a mixed Humiliati order monastery in Gordola, it was founded in the 12th Century and around the late 15th Century closed. Nearly the entire population were farmers and ranchers. However, by 2000, only a small proportion of the population worked in agriculture and about one third of the population worked in the municipal borders; the district Motto-Rongia is a historic protected village center. Gordola has an area, as of 1997, of 7.04 square kilometers. Of this area, 1.7 km2 or 24.1% is used for agricultural purposes, while 4.31 km2 or 61.2% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 1.17 km2 or 16.6% is settled, 0.48 km2 or 6.8% is either rivers or lakes and 0.1 km2 or 1.4% is unproductive land. Of the built up area, industrial buildings made up 1.6% of the total area while housing and buildings made up 11.1% and transportation infrastructure made up 3.3%. Out of the forested land, 59.8% of the total land area is forested and 1.4% is covered with orchards or small clusters of trees.

Of the agricultural land, 6.5% is used for growing crops, while 6.5% is used for orchards or vine crops and 11.1% is used for alpine pastures. Of the water in the municipality, 3.8 % is in lakes and 3.0 % streams. Of the unproductive areas, 1.1% is unproductive vegetation. The municipality is located in the Locarno district at the end of the Verzasca valley on the left bank of the river, it consists of a portion of Terricciole. The blazon of the municipal coat of arms is Per saltire gules and azure overall a salire or. Gordola has a population of 4,698; as of 2008, 17.0% of the population are resident foreign nationals. Over the last 10 years the population has changed at a rate of 15.9%. Most of the population speaks Italian, with German being second most common and Portuguese being third. Of the Swiss national languages, 396 speak German, 47 people speak French, 3,265 people speak Italian, 4 people speak Romansh; the remainder speak another language. As of 2008, the gender distribution of the population was 51.5 % female.

The population was made up of 1,725 Swiss men, 406 non-Swiss men. There were 1,935 Swiss women, 332 non-Swiss women. In 2008 there were 29 live births to Swiss citizens and 2 births to non-Swiss citizens, in same time span there were 25 deaths of Swiss citizens and 4 non-Swiss citizen deaths. Ignoring immigration and emigration, the population of Swiss citizens increased by 4 while the foreign population decreased by 2. There were 3 Swiss women who immigrated back to Switzerland. At the same time, there were 11 non-Swiss men and 9 non-Swiss women who immigrated from another country to Switzerland; the total Swiss population change in 2008 was an increase of 49 and the non-Swiss population change was a decrease of 27 people. This represents a population growth rate of 0.5%. The age distribution, as of 2009, in Gordola is. Of the adult population, 468 people or 10.6 % of the population are between 29 years old. 602 people or 13.7% are between 30 and 39, 723 people or 16.4% are between 40 and 49, 543 people or 12.3% are between 50 and 59.

The senior population distribution is 582 people or 13.2% of the population are between 60 and 69 years old, 381 people or 8.7% are between 70 and 79, there are 192 people or 4.4% who are over 80. As of 2000, there were 1,652 private households in the municipality, an average of 2.3 persons per household. In 2000 there were 889 single family homes out of a total of 1,347 inhabited buildings. There were 122 multi-family buildings. There were 82 buildings in the municipality that were multipurpose buildings; the vacancy rate for the municipality, in 2008, was 0.29%. In 2000 there were 2,110 apartments in the municipality; the most common apartment size was the 4 room apartment of which there were 788. There

Stan Kenton Presents

Stan Kenton Presents is an album by pianist and bandleader Stan Kenton with his "Innovations" Orchestra featuring performances recorded in 1950 and released as 78 RPM records and a 10-inch LP on Capitol before being reissued in 12 inch LP format in 1955. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow observed "The soloists are impressive but it is the writing, most startling, combining together aspects of modern classical music with the most advanced forms of jazz". All compositions by Stan Kenton except. "Art Pepper" - 5:19 "Maynard Ferguson" - 4:18 "Halls of Brass" - 5:01 "Evening in Pakistan" - 3:44 Bonus track on 12 inch LP "June Christy" - 4:08 "House of Strings" - 4:18 "Shelly Manne" - 4:30 "Soliloquy" - 4:33 Bonus track on 12 inch LPRecorded at Capitol Recording Studios in Hollywood, CA on February 3, 1950, February 4, 1950, May 18, 1950, June 15, 1950 August 21, 1950 and August 24, 1950 Stan Kenton - piano, arranger Alfred "Chico" Alvarez, Buddy Childers, Maynard Ferguson, Don Paladino, Shorty Rogers - trumpet Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick, Bill Russo - trombone Clyde Brown, Bart Varsalona - bass trombone John Graas, Lloyd Otto - French horn Gene Englund - tuba Art Pepper - alto saxophone, clarinet Bud Shank - alto saxophone, flute Bob Cooper - tenor saxophone, English horn Bart Caldarell - tenor saxophone, bassoon Bob Gioga - baritone saxophone, bass clarinet Jim Cathcart, Earl Cornwell, Anthony Doria, Lew Elias, Jim Holmes, George Kast, Alex Law, Herbert Offner, Carl Ottobrino, Dave Schackne - violin Stan Harris, Leonard Sclic, Sam Singer - viola Gregory Bemko, Zachary Bock, Jack Wulfe - cello Laurindo Almeida - guitar Don Bagley - bass Shelly Manne - drums, tympani Carlos Vida - congas Jack Costanzo - percussion June Christy - vocals