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  • Evenhanded: Well. What’s holding her back is her stolid stage presence, unimaginative phrasing and use... 11:34 AM
  • Lady Abbado: As a Youtuber put it, “Sempre troppo eccessiva…&# 8221;: httpv://www.you... 11:27 AM
  • DonCarloFanatic: Then maybe the answer is that she hasn’t caught fire in anything, despite all our... 11:25 AM
  • Gualtier M: Zinka wasn’t just loud – in her absolute prime (which lasted from the late forties... 11:16 AM
  • kashania: Her Amneris with Milanov/Bjoerling/ Warren is possibly my favourite of them all. And her high... 11:16 AM
  • damekenneth: Milanov also was excellent spinning long, legato phrases. On recordings, her voice has such a... 11:15 AM
  • zinka: httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=rQZJ tOalC9U HAPPY BIRTHDAY,SAM (Mar.28)..When we started our first... 10:56 AM
  • Milady DeWinter: This is all so distressing – re: Placido and Ernani. Surely all the world has given... 10:53 AM
  • armerjacquino: ‘Where is the prize role for her’? In the seven years since she won the... 10:50 AM
  • zinka: httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=pSVy YtwI9F8 I went to a Bolena for Galvany and Sam (birthday... 10:43 AM

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