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  1. Three song cycles

    by , Nov-22-2011 at 09:00 (Pierre's Tuesday Blog)
    Related Threads:
    http://www.talkclassical.com/16215-y...20th-21st.html
    http://www.talkclassical.com/16364-lieder.html

    En français

    In a thread started a couple of weeks ago, we were asked to identify our "favourite" contemporary composers in a number of categories. In the Lieder/Song category, I hastily answered George Gershwin. After all, the question specifically asked to identify one favoourite, and didn’t ask for favourite song ...

    Updated Nov-22-2011 at 11:35 by itywltmt

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    Classical Music , Singers , Recorded Music
  2. My Macbeth experience

    by , May-15-2011 at 10:44
    Quote Originally Posted by sospiro View Post
    Part 1

    Yesterday I was at ROH for a Macbeth Insight Programme in anticipation of the production later this month. Hosted by Lloyd Bracey, it was held in the Clore Studio. The 'stage' is really only floor space & we sat above it.

    Scheduled to last three hours, I wondered what the heck they could talk about for all that time when most people will at least know the story of the play but it was so good, so entertaining, it was over far too soon.

    My seat
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