[24], The other Italian author was the esoteric philosopher Giordano Bruno, who wrote in Latin. Some later pressings break the segue with the insertion of a few seconds of silence. I did a lot on Loaded. "He edited it. It includes figures from fable (The fox and the crow, XIII) and from myth to illustrate its vision of society at variance. The History Of How The Sun Loved The Moon, “Tell me the story about how the Sun loved the Moon so much he died every night to let her breathe.”. [17], The story of Ulysses and Circe was retold as an episode in Georg Rollenhagen's German verse epic, Froschmeuseler (The Frogs and Mice, Magdeburg, 1595). Originally for voice and bass continuo, it was expanded and considerably revised in 1729, with parts for flute, violin and viol added. See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. It’s a great first line to any story, poem or song. Sweet Nuthin'" were all played by Yule.[11]. Once transformed, every animal (which include a lion, a bear, a wolf and a mole) protest that their lot is better and refuse to be restored to human shape. [87] Three women painters also produced portraits using the convention of the sitter in character. After burying Odysseus, Circe made the others immortal. Hercules arrives on the island of Circe with his servant Cercopo and has to be rescued by the latter when he too is changed into a pig. 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In some legends The Father Sun mates with Mother Earth to grow children (us), while Grand Mother Moon watches over their children at night as they sleep. [70] In the 5th-century skyphos from Boeotia an apparently crippled Odysseus leans on a crutch while a woman with negroid features holds out a disproportionately large bowl. This is further underlined by his statement (in a letter) that the black panthers there are 'images of ruined passion' and by his anticipation at the end of the poem of passion's tide-strown shore / Where the disheveled seaweed hates the sea. 24565 894. [48] The Australian A. D. Hope's "Circe – after the painting by Dosso Dossi", on the other hand, frankly admits humanity's animal inheritance as natural and something in which even Circe shares. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Hollywood producers and directors could learn a lot from this deceptively modest score to a low-budget indie movie. While following the tradition that she lived in Italy, he comments wryly that there are now many more temptresses like her to lead men astray. [65], In the second scene, Odysseus threatens the sorceress with a drawn sword, as Homer describes it. Also in England, Austin Dobson engaged more seriously with Homer's account of the transformation of Odysseus' companions when, though Head, face and members bristle into swine, / Still cursed with sense, their mind remains alone. ~ © 2014 Springwolf ~ The fourth episode covers Circe's encounter with Ulysses (Roman names of Odysseus). Loaded is the fourth studio album by American rock band the Velvet Underground, released in November 1970 by Atlantic Records' subsidiary label Cotillion. Who Loves the Sun: Original Film Score Portastatic Format: Audio CD. Her note on these explains that their purpose is to 'describe some of the personages of ancient Greece' and that Circe was 'the enchantress who changed men into beasts'. "If you never believe in Magik, [29] An Italian work drawing on the transformation theme was the comedy by Ettore Romagnoli, La figlia del Sole (The Daughter of the Sun, 1919). In the second edition of his Emblemata (1546), therefore, Circe became the type of the prostitute. His Emblem 76 is titled Cavendum a meretricibus; its accompanying Latin verses mention Picus, Scylla and the companions of Ulysses, and concludes that 'Circe with her famous name indicates a whore and any who loves such a one loses his reason'. To drive the point home, in the end it is only the horse, formerly a courtesan, who wants to return to her former state. Julia Peakman, Emma Hamilton, London 2005, Lisa Allen's photographs of the ballet are available. On his return, she further advises him about two possible routes home, warning him, however, that both carry great danger. [67] In this episode Circe is generally shown in flight, and on the Erlangen lekythos can clearly be seen dropping the bowl and wand behind her. [76] A bronze mirror relief in the Fitzwilliam Museum is also Etruscan and is inscribed with the names of the characters. [80] A portrait of "Mrs Nesbitt as Circe" by Reynolds followed in 1781. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Around her home prowl strangely docile lions and wolves. Set for mezzo-soprano and full orchestra, it was given almost operatic treatment by the court composer Luigi Cherubini in 1789. One of the most well known of them was Octavius Mamilius (died 498 BCE), princeps of Tusculum and son-in-law of Lucius Tarquinius Superbus the seventh and last king of Rome. [2], It was the final album recorded featuring founding member and main songwriter Lou Reed, who left shortly before its release. Think of the Brothers Grimm and you have an idea of where this paper was going. Among these was Thomas Jefferys' A Collection of the Dresses of Different Nations, Antient and Modern (1757–72) which included a copperplate engraving of a crowned Circe in loose dress, holding a goblet aloft in her right hand and a long wand in her left. The other characters with whom she enters into dialogue are the south wind (Zeffiro) and the local river Algido. [103] In addition, text in Homeric Greek is included in the "Circe's Island" episode in David Bedford's The Odyssey (1976). ( Log Out /  [93] The posing of the actress and the cropping of the image so as to highlight her luxurious costume demonstrates its ambition to create an effect that goes beyond the merely theatrical. Whither it’s a claim that the story was inspired from the Bible, the Australian Aborigines, Indo-European Pagans, the Norse, the Mayans, various Native American Nations or any other variety of cultures, people want to be “the originators” of this grand phrase and subsequent story. Portastatic may be a side project for Mac McCaughan, frontman of Superchunk and cofounder of Merge Records, but it never feels like an afterthought. While the quote is a lovely one, many people have taken the line and created their own tale. And why not? [105] The choreographer Antoine Pitrot also staged Ulysse dans l'isle de Circée, describing it as a ballet sérieux, heroï-pantomime in 1764. Paul A. Olson, Beyond a Common Joy: An Introduction to Shakespearean Comedy, University of Nebraska 2008. $8.99 — [100], Recent treatments of the Circe theme include the Irish composer Gerald Victory's radio cantata Circe 1991 (1973–75), David Gribble's A Threepenny Odyssey, a fifteen-minute cantata for young people which includes the episode on Circe's Isle, and Malcolm Hayes' Odysseus remembers (2003–04), which includes parts for Circe, Anticleia and Tiresias. A career-spanning retrospective of Reed's recordings with the Velvet Underground and as a solo artist, NYC Man (The Ultimate Collection 1967–2003), which Reed compiled himself, uses the shorter version. Who Loves the Sun is a 2006 Canadian film directed and written by Matt Bissonnette and starring Lukas Haas, Molly Parker, Adam Scott, R.H. Thomson, and Wendy Crewson. "[9], Sterling Morrison had strong feelings about Yule's increased presence on Loaded, saying: "The album came out okay, as far as production it's the best, but it would have been better if it had real good Lou vocals on all the tracks." McCaughan also nicely varies the dominant voices on the vocal-less album as instruments take turns leading the tracks: cello on "Maggie and Mary," acoustic guitar on "The Search for Daniel," flute on "Nice One," piano on "Snake Music." On hearing of this, Odysseus died of grief. It was first performed at Frascati in 1667 to honour Cardinal Leopoldo de Medici and contained references to its surroundings. One painting at least depicts an actress playing the part of Circe. Circe was renowned for her vast knowledge of potions and herbs. Specially designed, loose-fitting tunics were paired with large shawls or veils as she posed in such a way as to evoke figures from Classical mythology. Dionysius of Halicarnassus (1.72.5) cites Xenagoras, the 2nd-century BCE historian, as claiming that Odysseus and Circe had three different sons: Rhomos, Anteias, and Ardeias, who respectively founded three cities called by their names: Rome, Antium, and Ardea. [112] Alan Hovhaness' Circe Symphony (No.18, Op. And even this one is a little unclear in its origination. [42], Several female poets make Circe stand up for herself, using the soliloquy form to voice the woman's position. it can never come your way or manifest in your life." You put it in a teapot, it becomes the teapot. Telegonus then brought back his father's corpse to Aeaea, together with Penelope and Odysseus' other son Telemachus. More information can be found @ Each year they hold a grand festival, visited by enthusiasts from around the world. [26] In Routledge's Encyclopedia of Music in the 20th Century (2014), music journalist Michael R. Ross regarded the album as "a near-perfect rock album",[27] while Eric Klinger from PopMatters called it a "great" pop album.[28]. But be cautious of those who claim the phrase as their own or originating with them. Although she is credited on the sleeve, the album does not feature Velvet Underground stalwart drummer Maureen Tucker, as she was pregnant at the time. The two wrestled and the moon fell into mud, which dimmed his brightness. 373–93. Through all this I did find a very good reference site for tracking down clues that helped lead to more research. For Socrates, in Classical times, it had been gluttony overcoming their self-control. [107] The theme has been described as one of 'highly charged erotic action', although set in 'a world where sexual frustration is rampant'. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. 4.5 out of 5 stars 2 ratings. [43] There the sorceress anticipates her meeting with Ulysses and his men and insists that she does not turn men into pigs—she merely takes away the disguise that makes them seem human. It contains numerous alternate takes, alternate mixes, and demo versions of Loaded songs and outtakes, including performances by Maureen Tucker (the demos of "I'm Sticking with You", vocals, and "I Found a Reason", drums).