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Mozart Symphony No. 36 (Linz)

The Cleveland Orchestra played this in November. Before the concert, the conductor told us all a little bit about what concerts were like in Mozart’s day.  Men wore swords and women had lapdogs.  He also told us that no one … Continue reading

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Toccata and Fugue in D minor by Johann Sebastian Bach

I got to hear this at the Cleveland Orchestra around Halloween, when they showed the movie Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, starring John Barrymore with organ accompaniment. The organist told us that Bach may not have written this piece, it … Continue reading

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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.

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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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