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  • kashania: In her book and in other interviews, she acknowledges Bubmry’s Bayreuth Venus. I don’t... 1:31 PM
  • armerjacquino: Oh, I see! I just assumed it was a clickthrough. *blushes* 1:28 PM
  • La Cieca: That is, in the image reproduced here, which is the form in which the article appears at first... 1:20 PM
  • armerjacquino: Not just Spain- Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Greece, Israel, Mexico, Morocco, Peru, South Africa... 1:14 PM
  • armerjacquino: I have looked and looked and I can’t find the error. Am I being unbelievably stupid? 1:12 PM
  • steveac10: There’s some misremembering by Ms. Norman on this point. In descending order of renown:... 1:12 PM
  • Mare Lichter: Back in the early 90s, I attended a concert given by Jessye Norman at a church in her home town... 1:00 PM
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  • Patrick Mack: She’s so home spun. So down to earth. Why does she always sound like Lady Catherine de... 12:43 PM
  • kashania: Though this is pretty funny: Moments later, the heavy velvet curtains in the doorway part... 12:41 PM

Happy birthday, Giacomo Puccini

“Il Leone di Lucca” (as La Cieca has never heard the composer called) was born December 22, 1858. On the anniversary of his birth, you are invited to discuss favorite performances of his work, with or without the aid of YouTube.

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