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  1. Opera
    This aria was originally written for Maria Malibran, a mezzo with a huge extension on top. Many find it hard to believe that Joan Sutherland trained initially as a mezzo soprano. At this point in her career she did indeed have a big, rich and very beautiful lower part to her voice. If you doubt...
  2. Opera
    https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/20/arts/music/met-opera-semiramide-review.html I saw this and was impressed. How long since we have had a voice of any size in this role??? Questions: 1. She hit the high E, which I didn't know she had. It was very nice, but her very top doesn't sound to me on the...
  3. Opera
    Google can produce sometimes the most startling and unexpected results sometimes:-);)
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