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Ismael Serrano

Ismael Serrano is a singer/songwriter and guitarist from Spain, popular in Spain and Latin America, known for his political lyrics and eclectic musical influences. During his creative career he has been influenced by other Spanish singer-songwriters such as Joaquín Sabina, Joan Manuel Serrat and the Cuban Silvio Rodríguez amongst others, his music shows influences from renowned poets such as Luis García Montero and Mario Benedetti. He was born in the neighbourhood of Vallecas of Madrid on 9 March 1974. After studying Physics in the Complutense University of Madrid, Ismael Serrano started his musical career in the early nineties in Madrid, singing folk based guitar music in a café circuit, at political venues like Libertad 8, Galileo and Nuevos Juglares; the movement proved to be popular, inspired by the 20-year-old ‘Protest’ song movement under the dictatorship of Francisco Franco, as well as the Nueva canción movement of Latin America. In 1997 Ismael Serrano signed with Polygram and released his first album, Atrapados en Azul, featuring the songs "Papá cuéntame otra vez", "Vértigo" and "Amo tanto la vida" that became hymns for youngsters in Spain and Latin America.

For this work he was nominated for Best New Artist at the Spanish Musical Awards of the Sociedad General de Autores y Editores. The follow-up albu, La memoria de los peces, increased his popularity. On his third production Los paraísos desiertos, Serrano moved more to jazz styles and African sounds. Two important music nominations for this work: Best Original Song for the Goya Movie Awards for the song "Km.0" and Best Sound Engineering at the 2001 Latin Grammy Awards. New productions appeared in the following years: La traición de Wendy, Principio de Incertidumbre, Naves ardiendo más allá de Orión, Sueños de un hombre despierto pointing out Ismael Serrano as one of the main exponents of singer/songwriter trend in the Latin music world. In May 2002 Ismael Serrano participated in his second feature film El corazón de Jesus, a German-Chilean-Bolivian production written and directed by Marcos Loayza. In the year 2000, he sang the eponymous theme song at the close of the film Km. 0, a romantic comedy of errors involving several sets of people who meet at, or otherwise have in common, Kilómetro Cero in Madrid.

In late 2006, 10th anniversary from the release of his first CD, a retrospective of his work was released as a double CD under the name "El Viaje De Rosetta". This deluxe box set contains a disc with all his singles, another disc with rarities, live tracks and collaborations, a 48-page booklet, is available in a single CD and DVD edition. Atrapados en azul Papá cuéntame otra vez Vértigo Donde estarás Caperucita Yo quiero ser muy promiscuo Amo tanto la vida La extraña pareja El camino de regreso México insurgente Un muerto encierras Atrapados en azul AnaLa memoria de los peces Últimamente Al bando vencido Recuerdo Ya quisiera yo Regresa Vine del norte Sin ti a mi lado Tierna y dulce historia de amor Instrucciones para salvar el odio eternamente A las madres de mayo Canción de amor propio Mi vida no hay derecho Pequeña criatura Qué va a ser de míLos paraísos desiertos Km.0 La mujer más vieja del mundo No estarás sola La cita Tantas cosas Una historia de Alvite La huida Has de saber La casa encantada La ciudad parece un mundo Lo que hay que aguantar Ya vesLa traición de Wendy Eres Un hombre espera en el desierto Si peter pan viniera Cien días Ahora Pájaros en la cabeza Buenos Aires 2001 Prende la luz Qué andarás haciendo Fue terrible aquel año La ciudad de los muertos Será Cobertura: 95% del territorio nacionalPrincipio de incertidumbre CD1 Últimamente Principio de incertidumbre Cien días Vine del norte Ya llegó la primavera Km.0 Eres La extraña pareja Aquella tarde Pájaros en la cabeza Amo tanto la vida Plaza GaribaldiCD2 Qué andarás haciendo Recuerdo Ya ves Papá cuéntame otra vez Ahora Zona Cero Déjate convencer Vértigo Tierna y dulce historia de amor Un muerto encierras Prende la luz No estarás sola A las madres de mayoNaves ardiendo más allá de Orión Elegía El virus del miedo Sucede que a veces Duermes Reina del super Volveré temprano Alicia Fragilidad Allí El vals de los jubilados Jóvenes y hermosos Estamos a salvo Dulce memoria Ya nada es lo que eraEl Viaje De Rosetta CD1 Papá cuéntame otra vez Dónde estarás Amo tanto la vida Atrapados en azul Mexico insurgente Caperucita Últimamente Vine del Norte Tierna y dulce historia de amor Pequeña criatura Km 0 La mujer más vieja del mundo No estarás sola La huida Eres Qué andarás haciendo Cien días Elegía Sucede a vecesCD2 Vértigo Mira que eres canalla Con los cinco pinares Dos kilómetros de paciencia El último cantautor Nueces El aparecido Caballo de cartón Chove en Santiago Vine del norte Ya se van los pastores La Locura La Cordura Vuelvo a Madrid Principio de incertidumbre La extraña pareja Plaza Garibaldi Sueños de un hombre despierto Casandra Ca

Ta Prohm Kel

Ta Prohm Kel is a small ruined sandstone monument in Angkor archaeological park, Siem Reap province, Cambodia. Ta Prohm Kel was one of the 102 hospital chapels, some of which were in existence, by King Jayavarman VII all over the empire; the sanctuary had false doors on the other three sides. It was preceded by a small sandstone gopura a little to the east; the decoration is with devatas and small roundels enclosing figures. A somasutra or channel for draining lustral water out of the shrine, existed through the north wall of the sanctuary. Angkor Thom Bayon Neak Poan Jayavarman VII Traditional Cambodian medicine

Moonlight in Vermont (album)

Moonlight in Vermont is a 1956 compilation album by jazz guitarist Johnny Smith, featuring tenor saxophonist Stan Getz. The material on the album was recorded between 1952 and 1953, was drawn from two 10-inch Lps, both titled "Jazz at NBC", which were issued by the Royal Roost label. Titled for Smith's breakthrough hit song, it was the No.1 Jazz Album for 1956. It was popularly and critically well received and has come to be regarded as an important album in Smith's discography, in the cool jazz genre and in the evolution of jazz guitar. Notable songs on the album, which reveal the influence of Smith's experiences with the NBC Studio Orchestra, as a multi-instrument musician, include the title track and the original composition "Jaguar"; the title track, singled out for its virtuosity, was a influential rendition of a jazz standard that secured Smith's position in the public eye. Released on Roost Records, the album was reissued in expanded form by Roulette Records in 1994, with more material including a unreleased version of "Jaguar".

Well-received, the album became the #1 Jazz Album for 1956, a position it attained, according to the retrospective book Gibson Electrics, as an "overnight best-seller capturing the essence of the cool jazz era". Critically regarded as one of the defining albums of cool jazz, it is listed in A Concise History of Electric Guitar among those few recordings which "firmly established" the electric guitar's "sound in popular culture, elevating it from the dark dissonance of bebop jazz to the more consonant textures of a developing style called western swing". Guitar World characterizes it as Smith's "classic album". Most notable among the album's songs is the title track, "Moonlight in Vermont", a rendition of a John Blackburn and Karl Suessdorf standard. According to Getz biographer Dave Gelly, the song became an "unexpected hit", an unusual occurrence in jazz music, remaining on the charts for months, it was for this rendition that Smith earned the title "King of Cool Jazz Guitar". "Moonlight in Vermont" was Smith's breakthrough song.

It increased the profile of Getz and resulted in his receiving a contract from renowned jazz producer Norman Granz. Contrary to popular belief, it was the 1952 release of the single, rather than the 1956 release of the compilation album, Down Beat magazine's number two record of the yearThe song is noted for its guitar virtuosity; the New York Times noted that Smith's arpeggio on the song "went from the lowest to the highest reaches of the guitar, all in one fluid movement". Echo and Twang characterized it as "complete with Smith's clear, reverb-tinged sound, his fleet-fingered but relaxed three-octave runs, above all his lush, close-voiced, chord melody style". Guitar World described it as "a perfect illustration of mastery of the guitar's subtle inner-string voicings". According to Guitar World, the rendition was influential, becoming "the template for every guitarist to come". Smith's performance of the song was a favorite of guitarist Eddie Cochran and first turned Herbie Hancock on to jazz.

James Sallis indicates that "he mood of this ballad has never been more subtly captured". Of note on the track list is the song "Jaguar", described by Guitar World as Smith's "signature song"; the book Masters of Guitar singles out the "up-tempo Smith original" as among the album's "many gems". Several other tracks were singled out in The Electric Guitar: A History of an American Icon, by A. J. Millard, who theorized that Smith's playing style was influenced by his history as a trumpeter and his experiences in the NBC Studio Orchestra, which required extensive sight reading. According to Millard, in "Moonlight in Vermont" and "Tenderly", Smith's chord melodies resemble piano, while in "Sometimes I'm Happy" and "Tabú" the guitar becomes hornlike at midrange, with the electric guitar resembling a saxophone overall. Released on the Roost Records label, catalog RST-2211, the album has been subsequently reissued in an expanded CD form in 1994 by Roulette Records, who had acquired the Roost Collection in 1958.

The expanded CD includes all of the tracks from the original album and incorporates most of the artist's recordings from that and the subsequent year, with the exception of three songs. One of the tracks, an alternative take on the Smith-penned "Jaguar", was unreleased; the tracks were included on The Complete Roost Recordings box set. Tracks 5, 8, 9, 11, 17, 18 and 19 were added on the CD reissue. Johnny Smithguitar Stan Getztenor saxophone Zoot Sims – tenor saxophone Sanford Gold – piano Bob Carter – double bass Arnold Fishkind – bass Eddie Safranski – bass Morey Felddrums Don Lamond – drumsProduction Malcolm Addey – mastering Michael Cuscuna – reissue producer Bob Parent – design, photography Teddy Reig – producer Patrick Roques – reissue design Pete Welding – liner notes

Berthold Jacob

Berthold Jacob was a German journalist and pacifist. Jacob experienced the First World War whilst serving on the western front in 1918; this led him to become a pacifist. He went on to become a radical critic of German militarism writing articles about German secret rearmament and the Feme murders. From 1923 he wrote a series of articles for Die Weltbühne under the pseudonym "Old Soldier". However, in 1928 he was sentenced to nine months imprisonment. Jacob left Germany for Strasbourg 1932. Here he set up an independent press service; however having been enticed to Basle by the undercover Gestapo agent Hans Wesemann, Jacob was kidnapped in March 1935. Jacob had indeed served as best man at Wesemann's wedding. Wesemann was subsequently sentenced to three years in jail for the kidnapping; this was investigated by the Swiss police officer Anton Ganz, who went to London to interview such people as Dora Fabian and Karl Korsch. The subsequent death of Fabian alongside her friend Mathilde Wurm led to concern that they had been murdered rather than the suicide, the verdict of the coroner's court.

This contributed to the climate of opinion which led to a successful campaign for his release from Germany. This campaign was based on Swiss diplomatic pressure and German exile protests. Upon his return to Switzerland he was deported to France. Here he continued his work until the outbreak of the Second world War, he was interned with his wife in the south of France in 1939/40. However they managed to escape from Marseille travelling to Portugal in 1941. Jacob was one of the refugees aided by Varian Fry; however Jacob was once again kidnapped in Lisbon by the nazis and held in the Gestapo prison at Prinz Albrecht Strasse, Berlin. Owing to the harsh treatment he endured Berthold Jacob died in the Berlin Jewish Hospital on February 26, 1944. 1925: Weissbuch über die Schwarze Reichswehr Berlin: Verlag der Neuen Gesellschaft, 1925: Deutschlands geheime Rüstungen? Berlin: Verlag der Neuen Gesellschaft 1929: Verräter verfallen der Feme: Opfer, Mörder, Richter 1919–1929 Berlin: Malik 1934: Die Hindenburg-Legende.

Verlag La République, Strasbourg 1934: Wer? Aus dem Arsenal der Reichstagsbrandstifter. Strasbourg 1934: Memoiren des Stabschefs Röhm. Strasbourg 1936: Das neue deutsche Heer und seine Führer: Mit einer Rangliste des deutschen Heeres und Dienstaltersliste. 1936: Warum schweigt die Welt? Paris: Éditions du Phénix 1937: Weltbürger Ossietzky. Ein Abriss seines Werkes Paris: Éditions du Carrefour Newspaper clippings about Berthold Jacob in the 20th Century Press Archives of the ZBW

Deadweight (album)

Deadweight is the second studio album by American metalcore band Wage War. It was released on August 2017 by Fearless Records, it is the first album to have lead vocalist Briton Bond do clean vocals alongside Cody Quistad on the songs Never Enough and Gravity. "Johnny Cash" and "Gravity" have since been re-released as stripped-down versions. The stripped-down versions are non-album singles. Wage War Briton Bond - lead vocals, clean vocals on "Gravity" and "Never Enough" Cody Quistad - rhythm guitar, clean vocals Seth Blake - lead guitar, backing vocals Chris Gaylord - bass guitar, backing vocals Stephen Kluesener - drumsProduction Matt Aure - product manager Tom Denney - composer Brad Blackwood - mastering Jeremy McKinnon - producer, composer Sal Torres - A&R Andrew Wade - composer, mixing, producer

Holmestrand Aluminium Museum

Holmestrand Aluminium Museum is located in a former factory of Hydro Aluminium AS in the centre of Holmestrand in Vestfold, Norway. Holmestrand Aluminium Museum is a part of Vestfold Museum and opened in 2000; the Aluminium Museum displays the history of aluminium processing in Holmestrand since the foundation of A/S Nordic Aluminium Industry in 1917. Production is still in full operation; the rolling mill came to form the dominant part of the business in Holmestrand. Under the trade name Høyang, the company produced a wide range of goods, the best known being cookware including pans, coffee pots and pressure cookers. New items are added, such as a 3-tonne piece of industrial machinery. In the winter of 2009–10 the museum was the site of a multidisciplinary educational programme for all ninth-year students in northern Vestfold. Norway's Digital Museum houses an online selection of cookware, from the Holmestrand Aluminium Museum; the museum is open daily except Mondays in the summer season. It opens Tuesdays and Thursdays all year, on Sundays from mid-April to October.

Guided tours are available. The museum houses the Holmestrand tourist information bureau, has hosted an exhibit of photographs of the local mountain. Aluminiummuseet Official website Vestfoldmuseene official website