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  1. Off Topic Pub
    Let's see how this will go: I dedicate this thread to sketches, thoughts, brainstorming, and perhaps a polished "work" or 2 that you'd like to hear some feed back on. Specifically something other than composition (since we have a whole sub-forum dedicated to that). Writing, visual art maybe...
  2. Off Topic Pub
    Has your pet ever caused real trouble? I was inspired to put this up after reading about this cat LINK : The cat managed to get itself stuck up the same tree twice in two days. The whole story is typically British with a mixture of sentiment, council inefficiency and over zealous health and...
  3. Opera
    she was very famous during the time of Maria Callas. the mysterious thing about her is that she suddenly quit performing and disappeared from the stage. i heard the story on the radio but forgot her name. thank for any help macc :( :tiphat:
  4. Off Topic Pub
    Take the Bible Story Quiz. I got 13 of 13 for "Bible Brilliance!"
  5. Opera
    I'm going to a performance of this tomorrow night and really looking forward to it. Sister Helen Prejean is on record as saying 'it is the fullest expression of her story, capturing precisely how she felt as the heart-wrenching events were unraveling.' The opera composer, Jake Heggie, says...
  6. Opera
    I am new to opera and loaned out a DVD of Don Giovanni from my public library. I didn't read carefully the synopsis and production notes until I checked it out. The production was by Peter Sellars 1989. It is set in Harlem and a very bleak, inner city, ugly production. The casting of Don...
  7. Opera
    When one selects novels or movies, they are conveniently sorted into genres, such as action, fantasy, romance, comedy, historical, etc. Clearly, I wouldn't select a romance novel for my reading, while I would select an action or historical one. I recognize that opera is not just a story, but is...
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