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  1. Today's Composers
    I am sketching the outlines for a version of an opera using different digital resources. This would be act 1 of 5 (already written). I will add the libretto during the final stages, but hey, who can make out what the opera singers are singing anyway without one? :lol:
  2. Opera
    In the 2nd act of Siegfried. It enchants me to no end. Such a magical act. :tiphat:
  3. Classical Music Discussion Polls
    I just listened to his short one act opera "La Vida Breva". I thought it was a fine piece of late Romantic opera. I have listened to some of his other instrumental works before but none really impressed me as much as this one act opera. What do you think of MDF? Is he a great composer according...
  4. Opera
    What is your favorite scene/moment from his 10 mature operas? I'll start. I love the wood bird scene at the end of Act 3 of Siegfried. It's so beautiful and magical I never tire of its charm. What's yours?:tiphat: :)
  5. Opera on DVD, Blu-ray and CD
    Rather than just the whole Wagner catalogue I'm interested in your opinions of recordings of this act as an entity of its own. One of the many peculiarities of the Ring is that this is many fans' favourite act of the Ring, yet contains only 3 relatively minor characters. Help me make sense of...
  6. Opera
    I'm trying to get my brother into opera, but don't think that I could get him to listen to complete operas (at least initially). I'm wondering if you could recommend ONE ACT OF OPERA from each of: Verdi, Wagner, Mozart? Thanks!
  7. Ballet
    I watched The Winter's Tale which I recorded on BBC4 over Christmas it was choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon, with a score by Joby Talbot based on Shakespeare. Apparently it premiered early last year so quite new which was exciting. I thought the music for the most part was really good the...
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