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  • Massenet: Cendrillon

    3 27.27%
  • Rossini - La Cenerentola

    8 72.73%
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Thread: Favorite Cindarella Opera

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    Senior Member Fritz Kobus's Avatar
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    Default Favorite Cindarella Opera

    Which of these is your favorite?
    "All of Italian opera can be heard in [Bellini's] "Ah! non creda [mirarti]."
    --Renata Scotto in "Scotto, More Than a DIva."

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    The Massenet.

    I like the Rossini, too, a lot. It's got this:


    And only rarely does the first act finale end with a mass suicide by machine gun.

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    Massenet: Cendrillon wins for me.
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    No question - Cenerentola;



    But I enjoyed the Massenet too when I saw it
    Last edited by DavidA; Nov-28-2018 at 13:39.

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    A delightful little piece by Pauline Viardot, another "Cendrillon":

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wvJAFawztO4

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    I can live without both. We have a fascinating Cinderella ballet by Prokofiev - more spookily magical than Disney - but not an opera that captivates me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Woodduck View Post
    I can live without both. We have a fascinating Cinderella ballet by Prokofiev - more spookily magical than Disney - but not an opera that captivates me.
    That is something I ought to look into.
    "All of Italian opera can be heard in [Bellini's] "Ah! non creda [mirarti]."
    --Renata Scotto in "Scotto, More Than a DIva."

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