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  Dramatic structure in Strauss’s Elektra
To emphasize the antagonism between the two sisters, Strauss has given Chrysothemis music that is intensely lyrical and emotionally fraught—the complete opposite of Elektra’s violent and broken style in the introduction.
Shortly afterward, Chrysothemis enters to announce the arrival of two strangers who have come to the palace with the news that Orestes has met with a fatal accident.
Chrysothemis reveals her great joy and exhorts her sister to join in the festivities inside the palace.
www.scena.org /lsm/sm6-8/elektra-en.html   (1354 words)

 Chrysothemis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Chrysothemis pulchella is an interesting plant from the Caribbean.
Chrysothemis is a genus of about six species.
Chrysothemis pulchella (beautiful) is the most widespread species, the most variable, and the one found most often in cultivation.
www.flowersofindia.net /catalog/slides/Chrysothemis.html   (212 words)

 Chrysothemis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In botany, Chrysothemis is a genus in the family Gesneriaceae.
In Greek mythology, Chrysothemis was a daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra.
Unlike her sister, Electra, Chrysothemis did not protest or enact vengeance against their mother for having an affair with Aegisthus and then killing their father.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chrysothemis   (91 words)

Chrysothemis’ and her sisters’ relationship with their mother has no bearing on Clytemnestra’s guilt here.
(Chrysothemis: Well, the slave told me that Clytemnestra had this dream where father was restored to life and was in front of her.
Chrysothemis: Apparently, mother was petrified and terrified by that dream, and she then ordered me to give these offerings to father’s grave.
members.tripod.com /NWO_2/page21.html   (1033 words)

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CHRYSOTHEMIS For my part, friends, I am not wholly unused to her discourse; nor should I have touched upon this theme, had I not heard that she was threatened with a dread doom, which shall restrain her from her long-drawn laments.
CHRYSOTHEMIS 'Tis said that she beheld our sire, restored to the sunlight, at her side once more; then he took the sceptre,- Once his own, but now borne by Aegisthus,- and planted it at the hearth; and thence a fruitful bough sprang upward, wherewith the whole land of Mycenae was overshadowed.
CHRYSOTHEMIS Yea, and before she spake, my friends, were she blest with a sound mind, she would have remembered caution, as she doth not remember it.
classics.mit.edu /Sophocles/electra.pl.txt   (10915 words)

 INKPOT#85 CLASSICAL MUSIC: STRAUSS, R. Elektra - An Inktroduction.
Her sister, Chrysothemis, still living in the palace walls, informs Elektra that Klytamnestra and her lover, Aegisth, are planning to immure her in the tower where they hope she will die.
Chrysothemis explains that their mother has suffered terrible nightmares, and in a move to exorcise them she plans a bloody sacrifice.
Chrysothemis invites her sister to join in the celebrations but Elektra, now scarcely aware of what is happening, escapes into her own closed world and at the climax of a joyous dance collapses lifeless to the ground.
inkpot.com /classical/elektra.html   (859 words)

 SparkNotes: Electra: Plot Overview
The chorus, which is comprised of the virgins of the palace, attempt to console Electra, but Electra, bemoaning the oppression she suffers at her mother's hands, her deep sorrow at her father's death, and her longing for Orestes' return, proves inconsolable.
Chrysothemis returns from Agamemnon's grave, full of joy and sure that Orestes has returned, because at their father's grave she found a fresh offering of flowers and a lock of hair.
Chrysothemis rejects the idea as too risky, and leaves Electra to her grieving.
www.sparknotes.com /drama/electra/summary.html   (805 words)

 Chrysothemis pulchella   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The name is taken from mythology -- Chryso themis was a daughter of Clytemnestra and Agamemnon, of Greek mythology.
Chrysothemis forms tubers at the base of the stem, and sometimes also in the leaf axils The stems are thick and succulent, usually upright.
The plants are not difficult to grow and do well under most indoor growing conditions.
www.gesneriads.com /chrys.html   (138 words)

 Chrysothemis Factsheet - Gardening Australia - ABC
She was a demure person, it is difficult to see why the name applies to this plant because, although it's demure, it's not very forgiving and it doesn't like strong sunshine.
Chrysothemis have bronze foliage but the crowning glory of this plant is its flowers; beautiful little flowers which last for a very long time.
Chrysothemis is fairly unusual and may be difficult to find at nurseries.
www.abc.net.au /gardening/stories/s1309275.htm   (301 words)

 DIDASKALIA: Ancient Theater Today
As the notes put it, 'Clytemnestra clearly feels that she is part of history, Chrysothemis that she is outside history, and Electra that she is history.
The set, a pile of rocks and a pool of sand bordered by pebbles, serves in the prologue and epilogue as a beach, and in the Sophoclean middle section as a desolate garden gutted and pitted by Electra, who gives her father continual burials while she awaits the return of Orestes.
Dreamlike and uncanny, such moments changed the audience's perspective by, for example, allowing them to look down on the awakening Chrysothemis (though she was positioned vertically on the wall).
www.didaskalia.net /issues/vol2no2/foley.html   (1566 words)

Chrysothemis, the younger, more submissive, and favorite daughter of Clytemnestra, comes with a funeral-offering, which she is ordered to carry to her father's grave.
Then she relates the dream of Clytemnestra, that Agamemnon had come to life again, and planted his sceptre in the floor of his house, whence there sprung up a tree overshadowing the whole land: terrified at which she had commissioned her to be the bearer of an offering to the dead.
Chrysothemis, full of joy, returns from the tomb with the assurance that Orestes is near at hand, for she has found there a lock of his hair, his drink-offering, and wreaths of flowers.
www.theatrehistory.com /ancient/bates022.html   (1754 words)

This tragic story does contain a rather comic exclamation, by Chrysothemis when she rushes onto the scene where her mother has emitted two bloody screams as she was being murdered, and sings, "Es must etwas geschehen sein" ("Something must have happened").
Astrid Varnay (Elektra); Leonie Rysanek (Chrysothemis); Res Fischer (Klytämnestra); Helmut Melchert (Aegisth); Hans Hotter (Orest).
Hildegard Behrens (Elektra); Nadine Secunde (Chrysothemis); Christa Ludwig (Klytämnestra); Ragnar Ulfung (Aegisth); Jorma Hynninen (Orest).
classicalcdreview.com /elektra.htm   (5913 words)

 Chrysothemis Sources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Orestes, son, and Chrysothemis, Electra, Iphigenia, daughters, of Agamemnon by Clytaemnestra;
Chrysothemis, Iphigeneia and Electra, three daughters, and Orestes, son, of Agamemnon by Clytaemnestra;.
Orestes, son, and Chrysothemis, Laodice, and Iphianassa, daughters, of Agamemnon;
www.csulb.edu /~dbouvier/SourceFiles/i355Sources.htm   (34 words)

 Sophocles' Electra   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Chrysothemis appears to calm Electra, and is angrily upbraided for being a coward and her mother's daughter.
Chrysothemis tells Electra that they will send her to a cave unless she relents.
Chrysothemis announces that Orestes must be present, since she found sacrifice and a lock of hair at the tomb.
classics.uc.edu /~johnson/tragedy/summaries/electra-s.html   (342 words)

 CHRYSOTHEMIS : Greek demi-goddess of the harvest festival ; mythology : KHRYSOTHEMIS
CHRYSOTHEMIS : Greek demi-goddess of the harvest festival ; mythology : KHRYSOTHEMIS
KHRYSOTHEMIS (or Chrysothemis) was the agricultural demi-goddess of the "Golden Custom," probably a harvest-festival.
CHRYSO′THEMIS (Chrusothemis) There are four mythical females of this name (Hygin.
www.theoi.com /Georgikos/Khrysothemis.html   (701 words)

 Ethics of Greek Theatre by Sanderson Beck
Chrysothemis brings offerings their mother sent for Agamemnon's grave, but Electra does not believe that is pious at all.
Chrysothemis comes back saying that Orestes is there, because she found a lock of his hair, only to learn the news of his death.
Electra asks her sister's help in killing Aegisthus for their father's sake and so that they can be free to marry nobly; but Chrysothemis believes it is more sensible to give in to those who have strength.
www.san.beck.org /EC20-GreekTheatre.html   (20292 words)

 STRAUSS: Elektra on DVD
On occasion her pitch is suspect, her power not at its usual intense level—after all, she had been singing the big Wagner and Strauss roles for a quarter-century.
Dramatically she is superb, brilliantly conveying Elektra's confused sexuality related both to her brother, Orest, and her sister, Chrysothemis.
Mignon Dunn, a mainstay of the Met roster for lower dramatic soprano roles, is convincing as Klytämnestra, Donald McIntyre a rather insecure Orest.
classicalcdreview.com /DVDVIDEO13.html   (557 words)

 Chapter 10 - Online Book Title: Quo Vadis - Author: Henryk Sienkiewicz - read complete book free
Chrysothemis had her own and a somewhat different opinion on
Chrysothemis looked involuntarily at her feet, on the toes of which
Chrysothemis were laughing; but he walked with quick step up and
www.readbookonline.net /read/239/7561   (1368 words)

 Sophocles' Elektra
Don’t speak at all because I can see your sister, Chrysothemis coming from the palace.  The same blood, the same father, the same mother.  Look, she’s carrying tomb offerings as our custom has it.
Chrysothemis enters dressed in clothes and jewels, befitting a member of the palace and creating a most visible distinction of status.
Elektra’s words are pious, Chrysothemis and if you have any sense you’d obey them.
www.tonykline.co.uk /PITBR/Greek/Electra.htm   (12228 words)

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Chrysothemis warns her Sister once more against the Queen, and then
Chrysothemis comes out, bringing the terrible news that Orestes has
Chrysothemis is young and strong and must help
www.richard-strauss.com /elektra.html   (691 words)

 The Internet Classics Archive | Electra by Sophocles
Say no more now; for I see thy sister coming from the house, Chrysothemis, daughter of the same sire and mother, with sepulchral gifts in her hands, such as are given to those in the world below.
CHRYSOTHEMIS departs, to take the offerings to Agamemnon's grave.
If I am not an erring seer and one who fails in wisdom, justice, that hath sent the presage, will come, triumphant in her righteous strength,- will come ere long, my child, to avenge.
classics.mit.edu /Sophocles/electra.html   (8548 words)

 Perennial (I Love a Mystery Plant)
As for the 'pulchella' part, that referred to her beauty.
I reasoned that if I could be Duane, he could be Chrysothemis.
At least that is what Ponce de Leon thought after he saw them on a vacation trip to Hawaii.
www.gardenguides.com /articles/mystery.htm   (1020 words)

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www.furl.net /furled.jsp?topic=elsewhere   (621 words)

 Chrysothemis * People, Places, & Things * Greek Mythology: From the Iliad to the Fall of the Last Tyrant
Chrysothemis * People, Places, and Things * Greek Mythology: From the Iliad to the Fall of the Last Tyrant
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"People, Places and Things: Chrysothemis", Greek Mythology: From the Iliad to the Fall of the Last Tyrant.
www.messagenet.com /myths/ppt/Chrysothemis_1.html   (278 words)

 classical music - andante - strauss, richard: elektra
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"Ich kann nicht sitzen und ins Dunkel starren" (Chrysothemis)
Ob ich die Musik nicht höre?" (Elektra and Chrysothemis)
www.andante.com /article/piece.cfm?iConcPieceID=821   (124 words)

Socrates: Your honor, may we have a sidebar?
Judge: (looking at Chrysothemis): You may answer the question.
Plato: Electra did not like your mother, right?
members.tripod.com /nwo_2/page12.html   (815 words)

 Iphigenia and Chrysothemis in Evanston   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Naturally we went looking at our local animal shelter, CARE.
We came home with Iphigenia and Chrysothemis (big names for two little scraps of fur), and ever since they've been cuddling us, training us, playing with us, and bringing us toys at 3 AM.
According to the kind folks at CARE, our two were feral kittens found on the campus of Northwestern University.
users.anet.com /~figbat/kittens.html   (134 words)

 Drama: Electra
sisters, Chrysothemis and Iphianassa,I who still live,- as he, too,
Chrysothemis, daughter of the same sire and mother, with sepulchral
If I am not an erring seer and one who fails in wisdom, justice,
drama.eserver.org /plays/classical/sophocles/electra.txt   (10530 words)

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