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    The soaring and gliding of angels. Da Ponte wrote of a gentle breeze, and Mozart scored it perfectly. There's never a moment where this piece doesn't carry me away from all the troubles of the world. It gives me that small glimpse of heaven. Through music do I truly know the voice of God.

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    I was really taken by the "closet duet" in Exterminating Angel with the two hidden lovers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sharkeysnight View Post
    I was really taken by the "closet duet" in Exterminating Angel with the two hidden lovers.
    That's a nice first post, welcome to Talk Classical .

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    Thanks! I was excited to see Exterminating Angel and wasn't at all disappointed, and that dreamy night lull really knocked me over. When they came out in that little rotating box I think I stopped breathing, it was so beautiful.

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    Nadir/Zurga duet from "The Pearlfishers"
    "Lontano, lontano" from "Mefistofele"
    Flower duet from "Madama Butterfly"

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    Fedora - Giordano - PART 12 FINAL - José Carreras - Mirella Freni - Barcelona 1993

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    Quote Originally Posted by SalieriIsInnocent View Post


    The soaring and gliding of angels. Da Ponte wrote of a gentle breeze, and Mozart scored it perfectly. There's never a moment where this piece doesn't carry me away from all the troubles of the world. It gives me that small glimpse of heaven. Through music do I truly know the voice of God.
    ah yes the letter duet.
    I like the way this is used in the film shawshank redemption.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stomanek View Post
    ah yes the letter duet.
    I like the way this is used in the film shawshank redemption.
    Love the Mozart duet. Hate the movie. Cannot think why anyone would rate it

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    Dame Joan Sutherland as Lucia and Pablo Elvira as her brother Enrico in duet from Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor, Act II. Conductor Richard Bonynge, Met, 1982.


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    Quote Originally Posted by nina foresti View Post
    Nadir/Zurga duet from "The Pearlfishers"
    "Lontano, lontano" from "Mefistofele"
    Flower duet from "Madama Butterfly"
    I agree with Mefistofele is really beautiful here is an clip I have watched several times with Saekyung Rim as Margerita and Sungkyu Park as Faust:



    But for Madama Butterfly I prefer the love duet. Here is a clip with Saekyung Rim as Cio-Cio San and Rame Lahaj as Pinkerton:



    But I guess Saekyung Rim is too mature and classy for Cio-Cio San.
    Last edited by Sloe; Feb-24-2018 at 20:26.

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    Domingo & Chernov - Forza del Destino - Solenne in quest'ora

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    Donizetti : Rita. Duetto Beppe/Rita


    Beppe : Fernando Portari
    Rita : Rosana Lamosa
    Conductor : Debora Waldman

    Festival Campos do Jordão

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    Gabriella Tucci, Robert Merrill, Franco Corelli: Ist Act Trio From Il Trovatore

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    Gabriella Tucci, Robert Merrill, Franco Corelli: Ist Act Trio From Il Trovatore

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    Virginia Zeani live 1967 in La Traviata, Act 2

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