a rift in the lute

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a rift in the lute

A small problem or flaw in something that jeopardizes the whole. I hope this bit of rust isn't a rift in the lute and doesn't end up damaging the whole paint job.
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He is the first lutenist to have recorded the complete solo lute music by John Dowland, and his recording of J S Bach's compositions for solo lute is considered one of the most important readings of these works.
Midnight Lute and Garrett Gomez (left) sluice through the slop to win the Breeders' Cup Sprint
Her own title gives notice of a significant change in subject, from the object--the broken lute--to the ownership of it, from damage to possession, possession not only of the lute itself but of what it represents: Yu-Pe-Ya's love for Tse-Ky and the songs that embody it.
SOUNDBITE (English) Jane Holl Lute, Special Coordinator on Improving the UN Response to Sexual Exploitation and Abuse:
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Czech Lute was discovered in the 1920s by the musicologist Emilian Trolda.
Of the four English solo lute manuscripts now at Cambridge University, Dd.
For the team at Lute Supply in Portsmouth, Ohio, laying low and hoping for the best just wasn't an option.
During the Early Music Festival Utrecht 2013, the theme of 'The Lute in the Golden Age' will be explored by means of concerts and various other activities.
Among the singers, Abdullah Al Ghafri, a member of lute association, sung the sweet and spellbinding songs like Soht Wagda and Magadeer accompanied with lute played by Mohammed Al Bara'mi.
According to Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) sources, Nirupama Rao and Deputy Secretary Lute noted that working together to address the shared challenge of terrorism was a strategic priority for the two nations.
A CD featuring Robin Thodey, from Durham City, playing the lute is being played at events promoted by the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust at Stratford-upon-Avon.
Nigel North, one of the world''s leading practitioners and teachers of lute music, will give a Sage Gateshead recital in Hall Two next Tuesday, October 26, as well as a masterclass for students of the lute and observers in the Sage''s Music Education Centre the following day from 10am-12.
Arab applicants for the lute contest the lute are required to include in their projects a composition, "Longa Hijaz Kar Kordi" by the late Tunisian lute virtuoso, Ahmed Kalai.
Cairo, (SANA) -- Syrian lute player Tamam Nazeh won the third award of the 18th session of Arab Music Festival and Conference entitled "Improvisation on Musical Instruments".