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  • manou: - losing musical instruments 8:43 AM
  • Krunoslav: Tosh! What of Jo Barstow opposite the ideally cast Glossop and Graham Clark! 8:34 AM
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  • Krunoslav: It’s more complicated that that. The vowel sound of the non-stressed “ah” and... 7:59 AM
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  • Lohengrin: She had Clemenza till 23.October. If the “change̶ 1; had taken place early enough,she... 7:02 AM
  • MontyNostry: It’s a long time since I studied Russian, but, if I remember rightly, the accents move... 6:40 AM
  • Ilka Saro: A very forward political choice of songs. Good for her! 6:26 AM
  • Feldmarschallin: Here Manou I found this: httpv://www.youtub e.com/watch?v=3mo0 Aj3tgWI Well we haven’t... 5:41 AM
  • Quanto Painy Fakor: Is there a rule covering which syllable in Russian words are usually the stressed... 5:21 AM

Petered out

Daniel Wakin reports that “WQXR pulled a blog posting critical of the Metropolitan Opera’s new Ring cycle last month after the Met’s general manager, Peter Gelb, personally complained to the radio station’s top executive…. The Met has a small sponsorship arrangement with WQXR, which for decades has broadcast live Met performances on Saturdays.”   Read more »

The shop around the corner

La Cieca’s lovely and talented colleague Olivia Giovetti takes on the Met’s gift shop in the latest installment of her WQX-Aria blog. La Cieca herself is of at the very least two minds about the changes to the gift shop, but she’ll invite you, the cher public, to chew on this issue before starts gnawing on the bone.