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  • Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin: I’m quite sure I heard Welitsch in there somewhere… 1:29 AM
  • stevey: Mara Zampieri is, of course, number 20 (my fingers, apparently, got itchy to ‘sendR... 1:08 AM
  • stevey: I can’t really respond in any meaningful way, as (as I’ve mentioned before) I’m... 1:03 AM
  • Krunoslav: Stevey, arcibravo! May I add some more? Natalia Sokolova (1953 complete Bolshoi set) Ingrid... 12:53 AM
  • danpatter: I agree. I’ve never heard a note of the opera before, and I really enjoyed it. I sought... 12:51 AM
  • stevey: With thanks, mirywi, but… alas, for us: httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=NfR5 vAOd-4E So,... 12:45 AM
  • danpatter: I’ve never been good at this sort of thing. I heard two I’d lay money on –... 12:41 AM
  • mirywi: Emmy Destinn can be removed from the pool on the same grounds. 12:33 AM
  • stevey: Indeed, Mirywi. And thank you, for your contribution. :-) 12:17 AM
  • mirywi: Frida Leider sang it in German. That helps knock the list down considerably 12:11 AM

Dead European white males once again in jeopardy

Our old friend Heather Mac Donald (not pictured) is back, ostensibly to mourn the loss of “Petrarchan intimacy with the past” in the study of the humanities, but, reliably enough, she can’t help taking a swipe at Regietheater while she’s at it. So naturally Our Own JJ is ready with the counterpoint over at Rough and Regie.

29 comments

  • luvtennis says:

    God, I love that movie. And Winona Ryder is just the freakin’ pinnacle of everything wonderful.

    Okay, carry on.

    • Porgy Amor says:

      Like she gives a shit. Everyone wants her for a friend or a contributor. She’s worshiped at the Manhattan Institute…and she’s only a Fellow.

  • Le Jester says:

    “Don Giovanni, is infallibly a charmless, drug-addicted lout wallowing in the detritus of consumer culture and surrounded by sluts, psychopaths, and slobs”

    Hmmmm, sounds like an episode of The Real Housewives of (fill in the blank.)