Sull’aria by Renee Flemming and Cecelia Bartoli

Both of these women have been featured on my blog before. Imagine my joy to find them both together!

Those of you who had seen The Shawshank Redemption will likely recognize this piece of music.

I have no idea to this day what those two Italian ladies were singing about. Truth is, I don’t want to know. Some things are best left unsaid. I’d like to think they were singing about something so beautiful, it can’t be expressed in words, and makes your heart ache because of it. I tell you, those voices soared higher and farther than anybody in a gray place dares to dream. It was like some beautiful bird flapped into our drab little cage and made those walls dissolve away, and for the briefest of moments, every last man in Shawshank felt free.

The Shawshank Redemption

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