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  • m. croche: Born on this day in 1813, composer Aleksandr Dargomyzhskii httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=5VSZ onRxavg 1:44 PM
  • laddie: I just love this woman’s performances in all of these old clips: httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=XHFW 2xKiepk 1:03 PM
  • Milady DeWinter: Meade has lots of voice and range, but not much musicality or conviction. The voice is a “noisy” ; one... 12:53 PM
  • parpignol: “She’s the only one who can ride that horse in the Grand National!” 12:39 PM
  • Poison Ivy: JML what a wonderful memory! And thanks for sharing that clip! 12:38 PM
  • StellaDelMarinar: I did not say that Fleming would have been a compromaria in Bing’s day. I lived in the old house for seven years... 12:32 PM
  • antikitschychick: Happy Valentine’s day to all!! XoXo httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=l_4Y KzBtbpc and happy birthday Renee! Thank... 12:16 PM
  • Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin: P.S. The sets are from the 1966 Marc Chagall production of “Die Zauberflöte” 11:57 AM

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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