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Glitter and Be Gay Natalie Dessay

  This is a very good recording of Glitter and Be Gay from Candide by Leonard Bernstein.  The coloratura is really very pretty.  I love the way the song swings between the flashy, exuberant coloratura and the slow, sad portions. … Continue reading

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600th Post!

Here it is, my 600th post!  I am amazed that I have 600 posts, considering that I started this blog simply so that I could comment on other blogs, and then decided I needed to use it. Here is a … Continue reading

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Dreams by The Cranberries

There has been all this talk about The Cranberries since  Dolores O’Riordan died, far too young at the age of 46.  No one mentions this song! I heard this song the first time in the trailer for the Babysitter’s Club. The … Continue reading

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“Parto, ma tu ben mio” by Elina Garanca

Another aria from the famous mezzo soprano.

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Trailer Music Makes Me Say “What?”

OK, I have seen the Murder on the Orient Trailer a few times now.  But I don’t get the music. Imagine Dragons? I don’t get it.

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“Vecchia zimarra, senti” by Ildebrando D’Arcangelo

I saw a small, but lovely, production of La Boheme at the Ohio Theater in June.  This is an aria sung by one of the characters, who is going to sell his winter coat to provide Mimi with a muff … Continue reading

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Ach, Ich Fuhl’s by Genia Kühmeier

We return again to Die Zauberflote, which has some wonderful music wasted on a terrible story. Seriously, I do not care about Tamino’s search for Masonic enlightenment.  But, this is a very famous aria, and for good reason.  It is … Continue reading

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