In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1obra feminineMusic opus masculineOpus 73, the Emperor — Opus 73, El Emperador
- But at the time media tycoon William Randolph Hearst was one of the most powerful men in the world, the man on whom Orson Welles based his classic opus Citizen Kane.
- The author has examined the pieces that have opus numbers and calculated their dates of composition.
- The Toronto art-rockers have a tendency to go for the extreme, whether it is a lavishly orchestrated children's record or a rock opus telling the story of the Group
- His latest opus is an apocalyptic scenario, featuring the world on the brink of death and destruction.
- He has no time to do it because he has a deadline to beat for the completion of his opus.
- His latest opus is a collection of his weekly columns in The Herald.
- Once you've produced your opus, test it carefully before going public.
- I realized that it takes me longer than expected to create an installment of my opus.
- The following week, Peter the accountant talked about his opus, Slash Your Compliance Costs.
- More crucially, do they care enough to buy two tickets to see his long-time-coming opus?
- This anthology is an eye-opening opus for anyone who has yet to discover what all the fuss was about.
- Similarly, as with previous recordings, their latest opus is an effective mix of sprawling environmental textures, clanging, gritty percussion and humorous samples.
- I periodically discover an author and devour the majority of his or her opus in a few months.
- The Vancouver International Film Festival will likely have an opus or two that will pique your interest.
- Nevertheless, Hawkins sounds like he's still having a blast and more relaxed than ever as the Foos take a quick respite from the constant touring to promote their latest opus, In Your Honor.
- The queen of hip-hop soul returns with her latest opus, No More Drama, a welcome return to her older form.
- The opus 39 Waltzes began as a work for solo piano.
- I doubt the producers of the show ever imagined that their opus would be watched by an American and a South African scrutinising their work over Chinese take-out and Coca-Cola.
- John Woo's comedies occupy a far less prominent position in his cinematic opus than his well known, exhaustively dissected thrillers.
- The second piece was another Beethoven opus, Piano Concerto Number 5.
- Although some composers still assign opus numbers to keep track of their output, it is no longer customary.
- Mr Booker defends his opus in a manner which is more good-natured than might reasonably be expected, given the thumping I administered in the original review, and he has other defenders too.
- The three mazurkas included in this opus are delightful and not too difficult.
- A 70-minute opus that some artists wait their whole career to achieve, Ryan Adams has penned at the young age of 26.
- Dispensing with Metallica's usual meticulously-produced rock opuses, this is a red-raw, stripped-down, brutal, back-to-basics album.
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