Entertainment / Literature / Canto: A sub-division of an epic or narrative poem comparable to a chapter in a novel. Examples include the divisions in Dante's Divine Comedy, Lord Byron's Childe Harold, or Spenser's Faerie Queene. Cf. Fit.


Entertainment / Music / Cantor: Solo singer or singing leader in Jewish and Christian liturgical music. MORE

Bel Canto

Entertainment / Music / Bel Canto: Beautiful singing: elegant Italian vocal style characterized by florid melodic lines delivered by voices of great agility, smoothness and purity of tone. MORE


Life Style / Wine Grapes / Freisamer: No details as yet other than it is a white wine producing variety mainly grown in the eastern districts (ie. Cantons) of Switzerland and derived from a Silvaner x Rulander cross developed at the Freib MORE


Life Style / Wine Grapes / Diolly: Has synonym name Rouge de Diolly. Grown in the Saint-Gall canton of eastern Switzerland, where it is found in red wine blends. MORE

Humagne Blanc

Life Style / Wine Grapes / Humagne Blanc: Ancient variety, documented since 1313AD, grown in the Valais canton of Switzerland where it is used to make a white wine. Not related to the Humagne Rouge cultivar as far as is known. MORE


Life Style / Wine Grapes / Räuschling: Ancient minor grape still sparsely grown in the Alsace region of France. Used occasionally in the 'Vin d'Alsace' generic white wine blends along with other wines made from the Knipperle, Chasselas, an MORE