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  Calliope - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Calliope is a character in the graphic novel Sandman, by Neil Gaiman.
According to the comic's canon, Morpheus was actually Calliope's lover and the father of Orpheus.
In another deviation from the traditional myths, Calliope is stated as being the youngest of the nine muses, rather than the eldest.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Calliope   (311 words)

 The Story of Lady Calliope   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Calliope had seduced him well; he would Hurt so badly that at first he would think he was going to die.
Calliope's entire stature began to change, becoming shorter, thinner; her skin continued to color, taking on a rich olive cast; her breasts grew smaller, more compact, but still perfectly proportioned; her nose widened.
When it was done, Calliope stopped under another streetlamp and looked at her reflection in a nearby storefront.
www.stanford.edu /~calliope/calliope-story.html   (0 words)

 Calliope   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Calliope is a troupe of six women singers who have become known in the D.C. metropolitan area for their spirited and soulful performances of contemporary and traditional Jewish music.
Calliope’s repertoire includes songs both secular and religious, a cappella and acoustic, in Hebrew, English and Yiddish.
Among the selections is Calliope’s medley of songs for Havdalah, which marks the close of Shabbat and the beginning of the new week.
www.harmonyhearth.com /calliope/home.htm   (0 words)

Formed in February 1994 in East Lansing Michigan, CALLIOPE were borne from the remnants of the popular Sixth With Violet.
Encouraged by the Idful aesthetic, Calliope ended up buying a lot of the same gear (effects, synth, delay) that Casey used on the record, for their own home studio.
Released in 2001 Braille is Calliope's fourth full length - a beautiful and airy record with a distinct pop ambiance.
www.thickrecords.com /bands/calliope.html   (0 words)

 Home Page of Hummer Bird Study Group
Calliope is the smallest of all the hummingbirds in North America.
Calliope is a dainty and very graceful appearing imp, with a super-short tail.
Calliope’s forehead and crown are shimmering green when new, and can often be seen to ruffle and stand erect when agitated.
www.hummingbirdsplus.org /calliope.html   (0 words)

 Walkabout - Calliope
Located 536 km north of Brisbane and only 21 km from Gladstone (2 km west of the Bruce Highway), Calliope is a small settlement ideal for some quiet fishing and boating.
It came into existence as Queensland's first officially proclaimed goldfield in 1863, went through a period of decline, and in recent times has experienced a minor boom as a result of the increasing importance of Gladstone.
Calliope still attracts gold fossickers and there are local deposits of petrified wood and chalcedony as well.
www.walkabout.com.au /locations/QLDCalliope.shtml   (0 words)

 Calliope   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Calliope is often portrayed as carrying a stylus or scroll and often wearing a grown of gold.
Calliope had different children, depending on the region you heard the myth.
I have come to understand, however, that Calliope was fair and talented and therefore she deserves some credit.
www.whyville.net /smmk/whytimes/article?id=3154   (0 words)

 Audubon WatchList - Calliope Hummingbird
Calliopes have a short, square tail that has very little rufous, as distinguished from Broad-tailed and Rufous Hummingbirds, and a thinner and shorter bill than Rufous or Allen's.
Calliope breeds in the mountains of western North America from British Columbia and Alberta south through Nevada and California, and east to Montana and Wyoming.
Calliopes consume floral nectar from flowers of many different colors, as well as small insects that may be captured in flight.
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 Calliope (music) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A calliope is a musical instrument that produces sound by sending steam through whistles, originally locomotive whistles.
Joshua C. Stoddard of Worcester, Massachusetts "invented" the calliope, patented October 9, 1855, although it is based on previously known concepts (e.g.
Thus this device was incorrectly referred to as a "calliope", since a calliope is an external combustion instrument.
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 The Muse Calliope   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Calliope (Calliopeia), the "Fair Voiced" and the eldest Muse, is the muse of epic poetry and is seen holding a writing tablet in hand, sometimes seen with a roll of paper or a book, and crowned in gold.
Calliope is known for taking a fancy to Achilles and taught him how to cheer his friends by singing at banquets.
She also was called by Zeus to mediate the quarrel between Aphrodite and Persephone over possession of Adonis.
www.eliki.com /portals/fantasy/circle/calliope.html   (0 words)

 Harmony in Steam
His invention was a success and the girl who played the calliope on the trip was his 7-year-old daughter, Jennie.
His parents were ashamed of the machine their son had built because the considered it useless and Worcester soon banned its playing with within the city limits because of excessive noise.
To the inquisitive youth this was fascinating, and later served as the basis for his idea for a steam calliope.
mmd.foxtail.com /Calliope/harmony.html   (0 words)

 Calliope Productions, Inc.
Calliope Productions is a year-round non-profit theatre company founded in 1982 that serves the needs and interests of audiences and performers in the Central Massachusetts region.
Calliope is also publicized at a number of other websites.
Calliope Productions is a non-profit cultural organization supported by private donations and grants from the Local Cultural Councils of Boylston, Grafton, Hudson, Northboro, Southboro, and Westboro Massachusetts, and by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.
www.calliopeproductions.org   (0 words)

 Calliope - Free Music Downloads - MP3 Downloads - Download.com Music
Calliope tinkers with retro-pop and futuristic atmospherics, effectively creating a sound of its own.
Released in 2001 Braille is Calliope's fourth full length, a beautiful and airy record with a distinct pop ambiance.
The chemistry worked perfectly and Calliope began work immediately on their fifth full length Sounds Like Circles Feel set for release in March 2004.
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 Bender Calliope History
The calliope is special in the world of mechanical musical instruments because of its American origin and traditional use by our circuses and riverboats.
Inside the ornate wagon a calliope player was swathed in a cloud of steam as the thirty-two whistles of his steam-powered mechanical musical monster sounded off.
The back end of a calliope wagon contained the upright boiler and an attendant kept it stoked with coal or wood so there was plenty of pressure whenever the player decided to render “Over the Waves” or “Go Tell Aunt Rhody.” The raucous hoots and toots of the calliope served like the pipes of Pan.
www.bendermelodies.com /calliope_history.htm   (0 words)

 Calliope Cairn Terrier Rescue
Calliope came into existence when we learned that the township we live in was contemplating a "three dog limit", to help with the problem of nuisance or barking dogs (you know, the ones tied to dog houses 24/7?).
For a little background: a calliope is a musical instrument, like a nickelodeon; a combination of many different instruments making up one concerted sound of beautiful music.
Calliope kennels is certified with the state of Pennsylvania as a non profit kennel (rescue/foster/adoption/placement), dedicated to finding the perfect forever homes for all dogs, especially Cairn Terriers
www.calliopecairn.com /index.html   (0 words)

 Calliope & Creativity: Invoking the Muse of Epic Poetry
In Praise of Calliope: Invoking the Muse of Epic Poetry
I often lose track of time and emerge from the writing trance as if in a daze… it is hard to return to earth after wandering through the labyrinth of ideas and air that make up the writer’s realm.
When you have reached a stopping point — or your hand is tired — thank Calliope for her assistance today.
www.creativity-portal.com /bc/molly.childers/muse.calliope.html   (0 words)

 Calliope About Us
Calliope Productions is a non-profit cultural institution, incorporated in Massachusetts, dedicated to the presentation of affordable, high-quality theatrical performances and to providing performance opportunities and instruction for adults and youth in the central Massachusetts region.
Calliope's home is at 150 Main Street in Boylston, MA, which we are renovating into a performing arts center for the region.
Calliope also stages "road shows" during the year - musical revues and mystery dinner theatre productions - as fund-raisers for local clubs, churches and other organizations.
www.calliopeproductions.org /aboutus.shtm   (0 words)

She is the Muse of eloquence and epic or heroic poetry.
Calliope ("beautiful voice") is the mother of Orpheus and Linus with Apollo.
Article "Calliope" created on 03 March 1997; last modified on 12 February 2004 (Revision 2).
www.pantheon.org /articles/c/calliope.html   (0 words)

 Calliope Facilities
Calliope's facilities are located at 150 Main Street in Boylston, MA, in a former church building that has been transformed into a performing arts center.
General parking for Calliope is located across the street.
The Calliope box office is located to the left of the lobby.
www.calliopeproductions.org /facilities.shtm   (0 words)

 The Common People: Battlestar Galactica
The Calliope is at the very bottom end of the scale of deep-space, faster-than-light vessels, little more than a massive storage hold attached to a jump engine and a habitation pod.
But it meets their needs -- more than meets them, since the habitation pod is equipped for a crew of ten people and has only ever had to berth three and, since Toby's unexpected arrival eight years ago, four.
"Calliope, this is Galactica." It's the Sagittarian-accented woman again, except now Max feels only immense relief to hear her voice.
www.neon-hummingbird.com /commonpeople/bsg/rheanna_calliope.html   (0 words)

 Calliope - BPAL Madness!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
For some reason I think of carousels when I hear calliope, and this scent makes me imagine a carousel filled with gilded horses and griffons and dragons and lions and tigers and..
All whirling about in my head, while the air is filled with the scent of cotton candy and fried dough and caramel apples and all that good stuff.
Calliope smells regal in a way, gold and purple, but also comforting, like an herbal tea, and mind-clearing.
www.bpal.org /index.php?showtopic=4720   (0 words)

 Beautiful Voice: A Calliope Appreciation Page
She is the Muse of eloquence and epic or heroic poetry, as well as being the mother of Orpheus and Linus with Apollo.
Calliope at her most coolly rational, scoring quite a lot of painful home truths.
Vicious, too: if this was a bar fight, Calliope would be the guy who smashes a chair on your head while you were looking for the teeth he kicked out of your mouth.
www.geocities.com /writcafe/calappreciate.html   (0 words)

 Join or Volunteer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Board of Directors of Calliope Women's Chorus today announced that J. Michele Edwards has elected not to renew her contract upon its completion this summer.
Calliope has begun its search for a new Music Director and hopes to have the new director in place by July 31, 2006 to begin August rehearsals for the 30th Anniversary Concert which will take place on December 2 nd and 3rd 2006.
Calliope's "Descant Section" is for non-singing members to volunteer with the chorus.
www.calliopewomenschorus.org /join.html   (0 words)

 Calliope Hummingbird - Whatbird.com
Calliope Hummingbird: Very small hummingbird with metallic green upperparts and flanks, and white underparts.
Throat feathers are long and purple-red, appearing as streaks on a white background, whiskers when fluffed out, or dark, inverted V when folded.
Calliope Hummingbird: Breeds in mountains from central interior British Columbia and southwestern Alberta, south through Washington, Oregon, Nevada, and California to northern Baja California, and east to northern Wyoming, western Colorado, and Utah.
identify.whatbird.com /obj/222/_/Calliope_Hummingbird.aspx   (0 words)

 SHIPS, FAMOUS - CALLIOPE - 1966 Encyclopaedia of New Zealand
In 1889 the Calliope was dispatched hurriedly to Samoa to relieve HMS Rainbow.
At dawn Calliope was within 50 yards of the reef, and despite the use of the steam in all boilers it was not possible to steady her.
The Calliope was withdrawn from active service in 1907 and became the headquarters and drill ship of the Tyne Division of the RNVR at Newcastle.
www.teara.govt.nz /1966/S/ShipsFamous/Calliope/en   (0 words)

 ::: Calliope Media :::
Calliope Media is a provider of information technology services to commercial and government markets.
We are committed to exploiting all available technology and tools to provide our customers with a solution that addresses their unique needs.
Training - Calliope Systems truly understands that a quality education is paramount in today every changing technological world.
www.calliopemedia.com   (0 words)

 Calliope House   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
She has recently returned to the fold of traditional music as a member of Calliope House and brings a lively and charismatic energy to the band.
She has returned to the Celtic music scene with Calliope House (www.calliopehouse.us) after a six year hiatus since Nonesuch disbanded in 1996.
Jacque is also the keyboardist for Calliope House; providing an intense bass and rhythmic feel to their music.
www.calliopehouse.us /bios.htm   (0 words)

 Calliope Cairn Terrrier Rescue
The next couple pictures are from her "initiation" at Calliope.
Born on Valentines Day, 2001; she arrived at Calliope on February 22, 2003, and she won't be leaving.
Calliope welcomed Miri with open arms (and paws) on Sunday, May 14; 2006, fittingly this was Mother's Day.
www.calliopecairn.com /clan.html   (0 words)

 British Navy Ships--HMS Calliope (1884-1951)
While so employed, as a unit of the Australian Station, Calliope performed one of the late 19th Century's most notable feats of seamanship when she escaped from the harbor at Apia, Samoa, during the violent hurricane that struck there on 15-16 March 1889.
She was employed in that duty for several decades, under the name Helicon between 1914 and 1931, and as HMS Calliope before and after those years.
I can recall his saying that it was the swift and tremendously strong under tow that was a great factor in keeping the U.S.S. Trenton from pounding down on the sharp reefs as each wave threw her upon them.
www.history.navy.mil /photos/sh-fornv/uk/uksh-c/caliop3.htm   (0 words)

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