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    Quote Originally Posted by Amfortas View Post
    Radical revisions of the libretto and score may well be the next logical step in the Regie movement. There have been similar trends in spoken theatre (Shakespeare's text completely rearranged), though I think they're less fashionable now. One can probably make an especially strong argument against taking such a collage approach to music, but I still wouldn't be surprised to see this as the next great controversy on the opera horizon.
    That will be the day when, disgusted, I'll close down this website, burn the books, and smash to pieces my entire opera collection.
    "J'ai dit qu'il ne suffisait pas d'entendre la musique, mais qu'il fallait encore la voir" (Stravinsky)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Luiz Gazzola (Almaviva) View Post
    That will be the day when, disgusted, I'll close down this website, burn the books, and smash to pieces my entire opera collection.
    xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxI'll break my staff,
    Bury it certain fathoms in the earth,
    And deeper than did ever plummet sound
    I'll drown my book.
    xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx--William Shakespeare, The Tempest

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    I feel sick.
    Natalie

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    Quote Originally Posted by Soave_Fanciulla View Post
    I feel sick.
    But isn't she just acting the part of a "Diva"? She's obviously taken the name to heart.
    “The hand of Providence creeps among the stars, giving Slothrop the finger.”
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    Quote Originally Posted by tyroneslothrop View Post
    But isn't she just acting the part of a "Diva"? She's obviously taken the name to heart.
    "Talking about oneself in such grandiose terms is never a good idea." (Almaviva, the best among the best)
    "J'ai dit qu'il ne suffisait pas d'entendre la musique, mais qu'il fallait encore la voir" (Stravinsky)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Soave_Fanciulla View Post
    I feel sick.
    SICK OF JELAOUSY BECAUSE YOU KNOW SHE'S GLAMOUROUS BEAUTI TUTTI FRUTTI YOU'LL NEVER BE.......

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    Wow. She must be really special. I mean, she says so right there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Amfortas View Post
    Wow. She must be really special. I mean, she says so right there.
    And she likes Prince Charles. Guess Camilla better watch out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tyroneslothrop View Post
    OMG. The gods cavorting at a sleazy motel on Route 66 in the Castorf Ring. This will not be the finest hour of Bayreuth. Sad for Wagner's 200th.
    Castorf's Ring meets Quentin Tarantino
    “The hand of Providence creeps among the stars, giving Slothrop the finger.”
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    The Telegraph interviews Turnage

    Another composer interview candidate!
    “The hand of Providence creeps among the stars, giving Slothrop the finger.”
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