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  • aulus agerius: From google earth it looks like pretty tony single family house residential streets for the most part: Montmorency, Bois... 3:39 PM
  • luvtennis: Of course, I was referring to the Della Casa recording above. I have not listened to the new Anna performances. The Barenboim... 3:35 PM
  • Camille: That is—seriously now—an excellent question. What could she definitively NOT do? With the advent of all these Youtube radio shows... 3:32 PM
  • aulus agerius: I used to have a recording of that performance = Kate Lindsay IIRC. I lost it in an accidental wipe of the HD. :-( 3:31 PM
  • luvtennis: Wow – I cannot listen to this particular performance because I am busy at work, but I just listened to the Bohm and... 3:31 PM
  • Cicciabella: Conclusions from the reviews (thank you, manou, on the previous thread): 1. Almost nobody was wholly enthusiastic about the... 3:29 PM
  • Quanto Painy Fakor: You might be sorry to make that walk. There’s nothing out there en route and the way back might be difficult... 3:24 PM
  • luvtennis: Welllll, I just listened to Anna’s performance that La Cieca appended to the other thread (are they the same... 3:22 PM

Give until it hurts

Sadly reduced to penury by music fans illegally downloading his music, the once-mighty Placido Domingo has resorted to whoring himself out to a recording industry organization whose noble purpose is to assure that sleazy A&R people continue to afford top-quality cocaine and hookers hard-working artists will receive just compensation for their work. Well, the legendary tenor has to keep busy after all, and apparently in the middle of worldwide recesssion nobody seems to think it’s a good idea to give him another opera company to run into the ground. [Bloomberg]