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    "Life is too short to spend it wandering in the barren Sahara of musical trash."
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    Quote Originally Posted by Klassik View Post
    This album may have it's share of de-tractors.

    Steyr tractor. Looks like John Deere but is not.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SixFootScowl View Post
    This reminds me of the artwork often seen on covers of fantasy books.

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    "Life is too short to spend it wandering in the barren Sahara of musical trash."
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    Quote Originally Posted by SixFootScowl View Post
    I've seen that before... Is it from a movie?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SixFootScowl View Post
    You can hear him, but he can't hear you.

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    Surely this must be some sort of symbol in the opera, but it goes beyond my basic familiarity with the plot.
    "If we understood the world, we would realize that there is a logic of harmony underlying its manifold apparent dissonances." - Jean Sibelius

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    Quote Originally Posted by adriesba View Post
    I've seen that before... Is it from a movie?
    No idea. Would make sense though.
    "Life is too short to spend it wandering in the barren Sahara of musical trash."
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    Quote Originally Posted by Allegro Con Brio View Post
    zauberflote.jpg

    Surely this must be some sort of symbol in the opera, but it goes beyond my basic familiarity with the plot.
    That's straight from the opening scene. Well not the scenery, but the character of the birdcatcher. Perhaps not in a traditional costuming, but close enough.

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    "If we understood the world, we would realize that there is a logic of harmony underlying its manifold apparent dissonances." - Jean Sibelius

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    Quote Originally Posted by SixFootScowl View Post
    I like the cover since it illustrates the subtitle to the last movement, "The Ship Goes to Pieces on a Rock Surmounted by a Bronze Warrior". More problematic are the fo!iowing covers which presume the work is more about the sultan than Scheherazade.




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    "Life is too short to spend it wandering in the barren Sahara of musical trash."
    --Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff

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