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    Default The Opera Overtures Game (Qualifying Round Three)

    Welcome to Qualifying Round Three of our opera overtures game. As with the previous round, there are 10 pieces for our listening and voting pleasure with the 2 highest scorers advancing to the Semi-Finals.

    Rules of Engagement:

    1. You may vote once daily. In addition, your voting sessions must be at least 6 hours apart.

    2. When you vote, you will have 10 points to distribute as you wish except that no piece may receive more than 6 points.

    3. Round Three ends with the first entry to reach 100 points.

    Our Round Three Choices:

    Bellini - I Capuleti e i Montecchi (Act I Sinfonia) - 0
    Dvorak - Rusalka (Act I Prelude) - 0
    Handel - Deidamia (Act I Overture) - 0
    Handel - Semele (Act I Overture) - 0
    Lysenko - Taras Bulba (Overture) - 0

    Offenbach - La belle Hélène (Overture) - 0
    Rossini - William Tell (Overture) - 5 (+5)
    Schumann - Genoveva (Overture) - 5 (+5)
    Telemann - Orpheus (Overture) - 0
    Wagner - Siegfried (Act II Prelude) - 0

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    Bellini - I Capuleti e i Montecchi (Act I Sinfonia) - 0
    Dvorak - Rusalka (Act I Prelude) - 0
    Handel - Deidamia (Act I Overture) - 0
    Handel - Semele (Act I Overture) - 0
    Lysenko - Taras Bulba (Overture) - 0

    Offenbach - La belle Hélène (Overture) - 5 (+5)
    Rossini - William Tell (Overture) - 10 (+5)
    Schumann - Genoveva (Overture) - 5
    Telemann - Orpheus (Overture) - 0
    Wagner - Siegfried (Act II Prelude) - 0
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    Bellini - I Capuleti e i Montecchi (Act I Sinfonia) - 0
    Dvorak - Rusalka (Act I Prelude) - 0
    Handel - Deidamia (Act I Overture) - 0
    Handel - Semele (Act I Overture) - 0
    Lysenko - Taras Bulba (Overture) - 0

    Offenbach - La belle Hélène (Overture) - 10 (+5)
    Rossini - William Tell (Overture) - 15 (+5)
    Schumann - Genoveva (Overture) - 5
    Telemann - Orpheus (Overture) - 0
    Wagner - Siegfried (Act II Prelude) - 0

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    Bellini - I Capuleti e i Montecchi (Act I Sinfonia) - 0
    Dvorak - Rusalka (Act I Prelude) - 0
    Handel - Deidamia (Act I Overture) - 3 (+3)
    Handel - Semele (Act I Overture) - 2 (+2)
    Lysenko - Taras Bulba (Overture) - 0

    Offenbach - La belle Hélène (Overture) - 10
    Rossini - William Tell (Overture) - 15
    Schumann - Genoveva (Overture) - 7 (+2)
    Telemann - Orpheus (Overture) - 0
    Wagner - Siegfried (Act II Prelude) - 3 (+3)

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    Bellini - I Capuleti e i Montecchi (Act I Sinfonia) - 0
    Dvorak - Rusalka (Act I Prelude) - 0
    Handel - Deidamia (Act I Overture) - 3
    Handel - Semele (Act I Overture) - 2
    Lysenko - Taras Bulba (Overture) - 0

    Offenbach - La belle Hélène (Overture) - 10
    Rossini - William Tell (Overture) - 21 (+6)
    Schumann - Genoveva (Overture) - 11 (+4)
    Telemann - Orpheus (Overture) - 0
    Wagner - Siegfried (Act II Prelude) - 3

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    Bellini - I Capuleti e i Montecchi (Act I Sinfonia) - 0
    Dvorak - Rusalka (Act I Prelude) - 0
    Handel - Deidamia (Act I Overture) - 3
    Handel - Semele (Act I Overture) - 2
    Lysenko - Taras Bulba (Overture) - 0

    Offenbach - La belle Hélène (Overture) - 15 (+5)
    Rossini - William Tell (Overture) - 21
    Schumann - Genoveva (Overture) - 13 (+2)
    Telemann - Orpheus (Overture) - 0
    Wagner - Siegfried (Act II Prelude) - 6 (+3)

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    Bellini - I Capuleti e i Montecchi (Act I Sinfonia) - 0
    Dvorak - Rusalka (Act I Prelude) - 0
    Handel - Deidamia (Act I Overture) - 3
    Handel - Semele (Act I Overture) - 2
    Lysenko - Taras Bulba (Overture) - 0

    Offenbach - La belle Hélène (Overture) - 15
    Rossini - William Tell (Overture) - 25 (+4)
    Schumann - Genoveva (Overture) - 13
    Telemann - Orpheus (Overture) - 0
    Wagner - Siegfried (Act II Prelude) - 12 (+6)
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    Bellini - I Capuleti e i Montecchi (Act I Sinfonia) - 0
    Dvorak - Rusalka (Act I Prelude) - 0
    Handel - Deidamia (Act I Overture) - 3
    Handel - Semele (Act I Overture) - 2
    Lysenko - Taras Bulba (Overture) - 0

    Offenbach - La belle Hélène (Overture) - 15
    Rossini - William Tell (Overture) - 29 (+4)
    Schumann - Genoveva (Overture) - 19 (+6)
    Telemann - Orpheus (Overture) - 0
    Wagner - Siegfried (Act II Prelude) - 12

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    Bellini - I Capuleti e i Montecchi (Act I Sinfonia) - 0
    Dvorak - Rusalka (Act I Prelude) - 0
    Handel - Deidamia (Act I Overture) - 3
    Handel - Semele (Act I Overture) - 2
    Lysenko - Taras Bulba (Overture) - 0

    Offenbach - La belle Hélène (Overture) - 20 (+5)
    Rossini - William Tell (Overture) - 34 (+5)
    Schumann - Genoveva (Overture) - 19 (+6)
    Telemann - Orpheus (Overture) - 0
    Wagner - Siegfried (Act II Prelude) - 12

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    Bellini - I Capuleti e i Montecchi (Act I Sinfonia) - 0
    Dvorak - Rusalka (Act I Prelude) - 0
    Handel - Deidamia (Act I Overture) - 3
    Handel - Semele (Act I Overture) - 2
    Lysenko - Taras Bulba (Overture) - 0

    Offenbach - La belle Hélène (Overture) - 25 (+5)
    Rossini - William Tell (Overture) - 35 (+1)
    Schumann - Genoveva (Overture) - 20 (+1)
    Telemann - Orpheus (Overture) - 0
    Wagner - Siegfried (Act II Prelude) - 15 (+3)
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    Bellini - I Capuleti e i Montecchi (Act I Sinfonia) - 6 (+6)
    Dvorak - Rusalka (Act I Prelude) - 0
    Handel - Deidamia (Act I Overture) - 3
    Handel - Semele (Act I Overture) - 2
    Lysenko - Taras Bulba (Overture) - 0

    Offenbach - La belle Hélène (Overture) - 25
    Rossini - William Tell (Overture) - 35
    Schumann - Genoveva (Overture) - 20
    Telemann - Orpheus (Overture) - 0
    Wagner - Siegfried (Act II Prelude) - 19 (+4)
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    Bellini - I Capuleti e i Montecchi (Act I Sinfonia) - 6
    Dvorak - Rusalka (Act I Prelude) - 0
    Handel - Deidamia (Act I Overture) - 3
    Handel - Semele (Act I Overture) - 3 (+1)
    Lysenko - Taras Bulba (Overture) - 0

    Offenbach - La belle Hélène (Overture) - 25
    Rossini - William Tell (Overture) - 41 (+6)
    Schumann - Genoveva (Overture) - 23 (+3)
    Telemann - Orpheus (Overture) - 0
    Wagner - Siegfried (Act II Prelude) - 19

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    Bellini - I Capuleti e i Montecchi (Act I Sinfonia) - 6
    Dvořák - Rusalka (Act I Prelude) - 0
    Handel - Deidamia (Act I Overture) - 3
    Handel - Semele (Act I Overture) - 3
    Lysenko - Taras Bulba (Overture) - 0

    Offenbach - La belle Hélène (Overture) - 25
    Rossini - William Tell (Overture) - 41
    Schumann - Genoveva (Overture) - 27 (+4)
    Telemann - Orpheus (Overture) - 0
    Wagner - Siegfried (Act II Prelude) - 25 (+6)

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    Bellini - I Capuleti e i Montecchi (Act I Sinfonia) - 6
    Dvořák - Rusalka (Act I Prelude) - 0
    Handel - Deidamia (Act I Overture) - 3
    Handel - Semele (Act I Overture) - 3
    Lysenko - Taras Bulba (Overture) - 0

    Offenbach - La belle Hélène (Overture) - 25
    Rossini - William Tell (Overture) - 41
    Schumann - Genoveva (Overture) - 31 (+4)
    Telemann - Orpheus (Overture) - 0
    Wagner - Siegfried (Act II Prelude) - 31 (+6)
    "Life is too short to spend it wandering in the barren Sahara of musical trash."
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    Bellini - I Capuleti e i Montecchi (Act I Sinfonia) - 6
    Dvořák - Rusalka (Act I Prelude) - 0
    Handel - Deidamia (Act I Overture) - 3
    Handel - Semele (Act I Overture) - 3
    Lysenko - Taras Bulba (Overture) - 0

    Offenbach - La belle Hélène (Overture) - 25
    Rossini - William Tell (Overture) - 45 (+4)
    Schumann - Genoveva (Overture) - 37 (+6)
    Telemann - Orpheus (Overture) - 0
    Wagner - Siegfried (Act II Prelude) - 31

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