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May 2050 lunar eclipse

A total lunar eclipse will take place on May 6, 2050. This lunar eclipse will be the first of four total lunar eclipses in series; the previous series will have taken place in 2043 and 2044, starting with the March 2043 lunar eclipse. This will be the 58th member of Lunar Saros 122; the previous event will have been the April 2032 lunar eclipse. The Metonic cycle repeats nearly every 19 years and represents a Saros cycle plus one lunar year; because it occurs on the same calendar date, the earth's shadow will in nearly the same location relative to the background stars. This series has 9 events centered on May 6th and October 30th: List of lunar eclipses and List of 21st-century lunar eclipses Tetrad 2050 May 06 chart: Eclipse Predictions by Fred Espenak, NASA/GSFC

India (Xandria album)

India is the third studio album by German symphonic metal band Xandria. It was released on August 2005 via Drakkar Entertainment label; the album released one single, "In Love with the Darkness". In comparison with its predecessor Ravenheart, the album presents a larger variety of musical ideas and a more powerful and dynamic sound, a clear progression for the band; the album features the Deutsches Filmorchester Babelsberg and several guest musicians: the Irish folk band Sceal Eile and the female singer of the band Lyriel and the Australian Grant Stevens. The producer José Alvarez-Brill is the same of Ravenheart; the recordings took place with some interruptions used for further song writing and arranging from December 2004 to June 2005. The album was reached # 30 in the German album charts. Christopher Columbus wanted to reach the goal of finding a new sea route to India, he never discovered it, but something just as important—America. Just like he sailed westwards filled with his goal, we are striving for our goals in life, maybe for our one and only goal.

And we find, like Columbus, something different on our way, something, new, that becomes important to us. India stands for this one goal, as a symbol for what we are looking for and maybe do not find at all—but something different instead. Marco Heubaum statement on the Xandria Official Site XandriaLisa Middelhauve – vocals Marco Heubaum – guitar, keyboards Philip Restemeier – guitar Nils Middelhauve – bass Gerit Lamm – drumsAdditional musiciansDeutsches Filmorchester Babelsberg – conducted by Bernd Wefelmeyer Jessica Thierjung – vocals on "Like a Rose on the Grave of Love" Grant Stevens – spoken words and additional vocals on "India" Linda Laukamp – solo cello on "The End of Every Story" and "Winterhearted" Gert Neumann – guitar and mandolin on "Like a Rose on the Grave of Love" Jens Barabasch – whistles and gaita on "Like a Rose on the Grave of Love" Johannes Schiefner – uilleann pipes and keyboards on "Like a Rose on the Grave of Love" Stefan Lammert – percussion on "Like a Rose on the Grave of Love" Volker Kamp – kontrabass on "Like a Rose on the Grave of Love"ProductionJosé Alvarez-Brill – producer, mixing, keyboards Tomas Gwosdz – assistant engineer Michael Schubert – engineer Nicolas Nohn – orchestral arrangements and direction Erocmastering Texte „India“ bezieht sich offenkundig auf die Zeit der Entdeckungsfahrten, als die Seefahrer ins Unbekannte segelten und auf große Schätze hofften.

„Return to India“ lässt dann den alt gewordenen Entdecker noch einmal zurückblicken. Nun empfindet er den einstigen Traum als Sackgasse. „In love with the darkness“ erklärt die Vorliebe für die Dunkelheit damit, dass sie die Sorgen des Tages auf sanfte Weise wegnimmt. „Who we are and who we want to be“ denkt über das Leben und die Beziehungen nach und äußert den Wunsch, noch einmal von vorne anzufangen. Zugleich wird aber bezweifelt, dass der Mut dazu vorhanden ist. „Fight me“ spricht von einer namenlosen Kraft, die das Gesicht stehlen will. In „Black and silver“ bezeichnet sie sich als Traum, als Märchen, als endlose Suche und heiligen Gral. „Lullaby“ drückt die Liebe zum Geliebten und den Wunsch nach einer verlässlichen und dauerhaften Partnerschaft aus, und auch danach, dass die Dämonen aus der Vergangenheit verschwinden. „Winterhearted“ erklärt das Scheitern einer Beziehung damit, dass der Partner kalt wie Eis gewesen sei. Album reviews on metal-archives.com Official discography on xandria.de