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Kjell Mørk Karlsen

Kjell Mørk Karlsen is a Norwegian composer and organist. Mørk Karlsen was born in Oslo, at first studied with his father, the composer and organ player Rolf Karlsen. Mørk Karlsen enrolled at the Oslo Music Conservatory and graduated in 1968. Throughout his career, Mørk Karlsen has focused on medieval and baroque music which led him to founding the Oslo Pro Music Antiqua ensemble and leading it until 1974, he has maintained close ties to the Musica Sacra movement, which has as its aim to renew interest in liturgy and early church music. Mørk Karlsen was active as an organist throughout his professional career, retiring from the post as Asker Church organist in 2011. Karlsen´s early works are characterised by an ecclesiastical liturgical-musical traditional rooting, while works display an evolving tonal spectrum and a gradual introduction of dissonance, bringing the composer closer to contemporary styles while retaining traditional musical elements. Following a pivotal year of studies in 1983-84 with Finnish composer Joonas Kokkonen, Mørk Karlsen emerges as a symphonic composer, having penned a number of symphonies and oratories.

Mørk Karlsen´s sonatas and string quartets are cornerstones of his compositional output, displaying the composers predilection for classical chamber music formats. Mørk Karlsen´s list of works includes a considerable output of church music compositions for choirs, soloists and organ, including the collection Laudate Dominum which encompasses 100 choir motets written for each Sunday of the church year. Mørk Karlsen has focused on renewing the larger format church music with such works as the symphonic oratory Lilja, Sinfonia da Requiem and St. Hallvards litani. Magnificat noni toni, opus 14 Jeremias' klagesanger, opus 25 Konsert for orgel og symfonisk janitsjar, opus 28 Symfoni for stort orkester, opus 70 Laudate Dominum Konsert for fiolin og orkester, op. 135 Kristusmeditasjoner, op. 121 Lilja – symfonisk oratorium Johannespasjonen, opus 100 Sinfonia da Requiem Missa nova, opus 104 St. Hallvards litani, opus 130 Lukaspasjonen Da pacem - For mixed choir, Op. 189 EchoSonata - Trumpet and piano, op.

187b Symfoni nr. 12. James D. Hicks, Nordic Journey Volume VII James D. Hicks, Nordic Journey Volume V James D. Hicks, Nordic Journey Volume IV Inger-Lise Ulsrud, Frida Fredrikke Waaler Wærvågen, Kjell Mørk Karlsen: Meditatio Bergen Domkantori, St. Luke Passion Lise Strandli Pedersen, Norwegian music for solo violin Stig Nilsson, Solo + Bergen Domkantori, Jubilate Deo Minsk Kammerorkester, Karlsen -'Violin Concerto Sølvguttene, Missa in Nativitate Domini: Julemesse Oslo Domkirkes Guttekor, Jubilate Deo Oslo Domkor, Kjell Mørk Karlsen: Stabat Mater dolorosa Olavskoret, Pie Jesu Stein Røe, Frygdesong Halgeir Schiager, Kjell Mørk Karlsen - Vision Vertavo String Quartet, Dolente Sondre Bratland, Kvilestein Johannespasjonen Sølvguttene, Kormusikk fra Norge I Middelalder og Renessanse, Samt fra Vår Tid Brynjar Hoff, The Contemporary Oboe Sølvguttene - I Westminster Abbey Harry Kvebæk, Årringer Bergen Domkantori, Julekvad Den Norske Strykekvartett, Karlsen• Nordensten • Mostad Kåre Nordstoga, Norwegian Organ Music Kolbotn Ungdomkorps, Contemporary Music for Symphonic Band List of works supplied by the National Library of Norway

Jess Vanstrattan

Jess Kedwell Vanstrattan is a retired Australian professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper. He is the goalkeeping coach for Central Coast Mariners in the A-League. Vanstrattan started his senior career with Central Coast, he played the majority of his career in Italy before returning to Australia to play in the A-League for Gold Coast United, Central Coast Mariners and Newcastle Jets. Vanstrattan was born in New South Wales. Vanstrattan started his career for Central Coast and Northern Spirit in Sydney. At just 17 he made his 1st grade debut for the Spirit, playing the last 3 games of the season for the National Soccer League club. In summer 2001, he was signed by Juventus on a 5-year deal and loaned to Verona in a co-ownership deal for 500 million lire. At Verona, aged 19, Vanstrattan was a regular on the bench for the Serie A side and played 54 games in 2 years for the reserve team. In his third season, Verona assistant Marco Baroni, ex defender of the Scudetto winning Napoli side of Diego Maradona was signed as head coach of Carrarese Calcio and signed Vanstrattan in the 2003–04 season, where he made his first team debut in Italy.

However, in the first game of that season Vanstrattan suffered a serious knee injury rupturing his right knee ACL and missed the remainder of the season. In January 2004, his loan was ended and Vanstrattan returned to Verona where he signed a 4-year contract extension. In June 2004, the co-ownership deal was terminated and Verona received full registration rights. Vanstrattan was involved in a controversial transfer saga in the summer of 2007. After ending his contract with Verona by mutual agreement, Jess returned home to Australia in June, criticising Verona for several years of not fulfilling promises made, he signed for Juventus a month later. Vanstrattan played pre-season games for the Old Lady, becoming the first Australian to turn out for the club. However, in early August 2007, the Lega Calcio ruled that the goalkeeper's contract at Juventus was illegal after Verona falsified documents including the falsification of Vanstrattan's signature in an attempt to block the transfer of the player to Juventus and the transfer was to be cancelled until courts could decide an outcome.

Vanstrattan needed to return to Verona under contract again, although only for four days, within which time the courts found Verona guilty. The club was ordered to agree on a loan deal which saw the player return to Juventus on 21 August, in time for the 2007–08 Serie A season. Vanstrattan played for Juventus in Hong Kong and Australia in friendly matches. In June 2008, Vanstrattan did not agree to a three-year contract extension with Juventus and was released by both Verona and Juve. On 7 October 2008, Vanstrattan became the first signing for Gold Coast United after being released by Juventus in June. On 3 August 2009 he succumbed to an ankle injury sustained while training in preparation for the first game of the 2009–10 A-League season, he was sidelined for several weeks but recovered to play the rest of the season, after a slow start was able to put in several man of the match performances. On 19 July 2010, Vantstrattan was signed by the Central Coast Mariners after he wanted to move back home.

Central Coast had lost first choice goal keeper Danny Vukovic to Turkish club Konyaspor. 3 games after signing with the club, Vanstrattan suffered a second ACL rupture and missed the duration of the season. On 14 April 2011 Vanstrattan was released by the Mariners. Vanstrattan played a number of games for the Australia U-17 team in 1999; this included winning the OFC U-17 Championship and playing in the 1999 FIFA U-17 World Championship, where The Joeys finished second. In 2001, Vanstrattan played in the Australia U-20 side which won the 2001 OFC U-20 Championship, went on to participate in the 2001 FIFA World Youth Championship. Vanstrattan went on to represent Australia U-23 in two friendlies against club sides in Germany. In 2014, Vanstrattan became the goalkeeping coach for Central Coast Mariners Academy; the academy was dissolved in 2014. In 2015, Vanstrattan became the goalkeeping coach for Newcastle Jets Australia national football team OFC U-17 Championship: 1999 OFC U-20 Championship: 2001 List of Central Coast Mariners FC players List of Gold Coast United FC players List of foreign Serie B players Oz Football profile Jess Vanstrattan at Soccerway


Lichas can refer to Lichas the Spartan, who discovered the bones of Orestes, or a genus of trilobite In Greek mythology, Lichas was Heracles' servant, who brought the poisoned shirt from Deianira to Hercules because of Deianira's jealousy of Iole, which killed him. Lichas brought to his master the deadly garment, as a punishment, was thrown by him into the sea, where the Lichadian islands, between Euboea and the coast of Locris, were believed to have derived their name from him; the story is recounted in Ovid's Metamorphoses. Cape Lichada is said to be where Hercules flung Lichas into the sea: So, in his frenzy, as he wandered there,he chanced upon the trembling Lichas, crouchedin the close covert of a hollow rock. In a savage fury he cried out,“Was it you, brought this fatal gift? Shall you be called the author of my death?”Lichas, in terror, groveled at his feet,and begged for mercy--“Only let me live!”But seizing on him, the crazed Hero whirledhim thrice and once again about his head,and hurled him, shot as by a catapult,into the waves of the Euboic Sea.

Lichas was innocent but due to a big misunderstandingHercules threw in him the sea. While he was hanging in the air, his formwas hardened. No moisture left in him, he was transformedinto a flint-rock. To this day,a low crag rising from the waves is seenout of the deep Euboean Sea, holdsthe certain outline of a human form,so traced, the wary sailors fearto tread upon it, thinking it has life,and they have called it Lichas since.- Ovid. Metamorphoses, IX:211


Retz is a town with a population of 4,168 in the Hollabrunn District in Lower Austria, Austria. Retz is located in the north western Weinviertel in Lower Austria; the municipality's area covers 45,01 km². 11.83 percent of this area is forested. Cadastral municipalities are Hofern, Kleinhöflein, Obernalb and Unternalb. In the area around the present-day Anger of Retz a village was formed, first mentioned in 1180 as „Rezze“. Rudolf von Habsburg awarded Count Berthold of Rabenswalde shire and sovereignty of Hardegg as a fiefdom; the count did not stay for long in Hardegg, moved to Retz, where he founded the monastery of the Dominican Order. The monastery was finished in 1295, he founded the city of Retz around 1300. Around 1343 the preacher Franz von Retz was born, he reformed the Dominican Order, taught at the University of Vienna, was their Dean for five times, represented the university at the Council of Pisa. He died on September 1427, in Vienna. In 1425, the Hussites conquered Retz, only a few days Schrattenthal and Pulkau.

The city was destroyed and many people were killed. A chronicle from Klosterneuburg reported of 6000 captives, among them Count Heinrich of Maidburg, who were led to Prague. Nearly 8000 men were said to be over 30 Catholic churches destroyed. In 1431 the Hussites came to raid Retz for a second time. In 1467 the Burgerspitalkapelle, located between the Verderberhaus and the Znaimer Tor,was consecrated, it was secularized in 1783. Today it serves as a museum for the South Moravian gallery. After the reconstruction of the city Retz was conquered by Matthias Corvinus on October 10, 1486, after a six-day siege; until 1492 Retz belonged to his dominion. During that time the city received the privileges concerning the trade of wine which were responsible for its future wealth; as a consequence of these privileges the huge and multi-storied wine cellar system was built. Today it serves as the location for a Christmas market during Advent. From 1568 to 1569 the former church on the main square was transformed into the city's town hall by implementing an intermediate ceiling.

In the first floor the Marienkapelle was built. The cabinetmaker Jakob Barth of Retz was working for over 30 years on the carvings. In 1576, the Sgraffitohaus was built. In 1928, the overpainted paintings were uncovered again; the eye-catching Verderberhaus originates to the year 1583. It has its name from a family named Verderber, a wealthy family in Retz at that time; the family acquired the building in 1848. The Thirty Years' War brought destruction to the town, did the Swedes under Lennart Torstensson, who set up his headquarters in Schrattenthal. Between 1660 and 1670 the castle of the Suttner-Gatterburg family was built. Today it is home to the bicycle museum of Retz. During the shootings for the TV series Julia - eine außergewöhnliche Frau between 1998 and 2002, the fictional police station was situated there. In 1680 the bubonic plague came to the town; the Pestsäule on the main square still recalls this dramatic event. After 1696 it was permitted to build buildings higher than the city's defensive wall.

This was the reason for the Dominican Order to increase the size of their monastery by a third story. In the years 1701 to 1713 the spire was revamped in the baroque style. Between 1721 and 1728 the church as a whole was enlarged and revamped in the baroque style; the altarpiece showing Saint Stephen, painted by Leopold Kupelwieser, dates from the year 1852. The first windmill in Retz was built out of wood in 1772. A second windmill, built out of stone, was erected nearby; the second windmill is not used as a windmill anymore, now serves as a residential house. In 1831 the wooden windmill was removed and a new windmill was built on the same spot; this is still one of the town's landmarks today, for it is the only functional windmill left in Austria. There was a bricklayer from Lesná u Znojma involved in this project, he used the knowledge he acquired to build a windmill in his hometown, inherited by the son of the miller of Retz. In 1927, the windmill was shut down. Not far from the windmill the Kalvarienberg is located.

It was erected in the years 1727–37 by Jakob Seer. On November 1, 1871, Retz was connected to the international railway system by the Austrian Northwestern Railway. In 1896, a Jewish house of prayer was built; the local post office dates from the year 1897. Mayor of the town is Helmut Koch, chief officer is Andreas Sedlmayer. In the municipal council there are 25 seats and the distribution of mandates after the municipal council election from March 6, 2005 is as follows: ÖVP 16, SPÖ 8, Greens 1, other parties no seats. Retz is twinned with the following cities: Rötz, Germany Hainburg, Germany Znojmo, Czech Republic Hauptplatz with Pranger, town hall and Sgraffitohaus. Beneath the Hauptplatz is the extensive wine cellar system Gatterburg castle Dominikanerkirche and monastery Parish church Saint Stephen Windmill of Retz Calvary Military cemetery built in 1979 where all German soldiers who fell in the Weinviertel are buried together since Fahrradmuseum at Gatterburg castle Retzer Erlebniskeller, one of the biggest cellar systems in Mitteleuropa Museum Retz Weintage - annual, 10 days from Corpus Christi on Weinlesefest - annual, Friday to Sunday on the last weekend of September Kürbisfest im Retzer Land

Lloyd J. Beall

Lloyd James Beall was a United States Army officer and paymaster. During the American Civil War, he served as a colonel and as Commandant of the Confederate States Marine Corps, he was the only man to command the Confederate marines throughout the conflict. Lloyd James Beall was born at Fort Adams in Newport, Rhode Island, the son of Major Lloyd Beall of the United States Army, cousin of George Beall of Georgetown, Washington, D. C. and descendant of Ninian Beall, immigrant to Maryland from Scotland. His father, Lloyd Beall, was wounded at Germantown during the Revolution, served as mayor of Georgetown, Washington, DC from 1797 to 1799, in 1814, during the War of 1812 was a Major of Artillery stationed at Ft. McHenry near Baltimore. Lloyd James Beall's mother was Elizabeth Waugh Jones, daughter of Hon. Thomas Jones of Patapsco Neck, Judge of the Maryland Court of Appeals, his two brothers, Benjamin Lloyd Beall and John were to become officers and remain in the U. S. Army during the Civil War, he was a distant cousin of John Yates Beall, Confederate privateer and spy, executed during the American Civil War.

Lloyd James Beall graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York in 1830. He attended the Cavalry School of Saumur, from 1840 to 1842, to learn the French Army's system of Dragoon exercise. In 1844, Beall was promoted to major in the U. S. Army, he served in the Mexican -- American War. He was a U. S. Army paymaster stationed at Missouri when the Civil War began. A summary of Beall's US Army career follows: Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1826, to July 1, 1830, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to Bvt. Second Lieut. 1st Infantry, July 1, 1830. 1st Infantry, July 1, 1830 Served on frontier duty, at Ft. Winnebago, Wisconsin, 1831, Ft. Armstrong, Illinois, 1831–32. 24, 1838, the Skirmish of Kenapapa Prairie, June 17, 1838 while transferring Indians to the West during the "Trail of Tears". Recruiting service, 1839–40. C. 1843–44. S. Military Academy, 1843. S. Army, Sep. 13, 1844. C. 1848–49. Resigned from United States Army, April 22, 1861 and joined the Confederate States Army in the rebellion of 1861–65 against the United States.

Siding with the Confederate States of America, Beall headed south. Beall was appointed a colonel in the Provisional Army of the Confederate States. On May 23, 1861, the Secretary of the Confederate States Navy, Stephen Mallory, appointed Beall as Colonel Commandant of the Confederate States Marine Corps, the only person to hold that position, Beall served in that capacity throughout the war; as an administrator during the war, Beall's military knowledge and experience remained an untapped resource. He worked hard to have the Confederate Marine Corps receive the personnel and other benefits accorded to other branches of the military; the training of officers and enlisted Marines took place at the Marines' Barrack's Camp Beall, just a short distance south of Richmond, Virginia, at Drewry's Bluff overlooking the James River. By the end of the war, he had succeeded in helping improve the resources available to the Marine Corps and established a separate Marine training camp in Charleston, South Carolina.

Thanks, in part, to Beall's efforts, the Confederate Marines, called the "Rebel Leathernecks", gained a reputation for distinguished combat service, on the sea and land. Beall married Frances Duncan Hayne, daughter of South Carolina Senator Arthur Peronneau Hayne, Frances Gibson Duncan, daughter of Hon. Thomas Duncan of Carlisle, justice of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. After the Civil War, Beall lived in Richmond and became a merchant, Alderman of the city of Richmond and Superintendent of the Westmoreland Club. Beall kept most of the Confederate States Marine Corps records at his home. Much of the CSMC history, along with Beall's personal history during the war, was destroyed in a fire at his Richmond home in 1887. Lloyd James Beall died in Richmond on November 10, 1887, at age 79, he is interred in the city's Hollywood Cemetery. Lloyd J. Beall's entry in U. S.-Mexican War Overview of Colonel Beall "Lloyd J. Beall". Find a Grave. Retrieved 2008-02-10