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7 gifts for opera lovers : Opera Moments
11 13 2019

7 gifts for opera lovers : Opera Moments

Operas affect us emotionally with their grand sweeping scale. But sometimes, a single moment will shine out resonating with its magic. In real life an instant may flit by, but in opera time stops for thoughts and emotions set to beautiful music. Thes…

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Halloween Opera!
10 29 2019

Halloween Opera!

Many operas are appropriate for the Halloween season! There are spooky and supernatural subjects aplenty...Don Giovanni - it’s all fun and games and well seduction, rape and murder, until Giovanni and Leporello meet up in a graveyard at night... b…

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World Opera Day 2019
10 22 2019

World Opera Day 2019

It’s World Opera Day (October 25, 2019) and I’m asking you to step up and be an opera ambassador, spreading the joy of opera on this special day! If you have opera loving friends, share this idea and get the love of opera flowing!Being an Opera Am…

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Borrowing
10 08 2019

Borrowing

You probably heard that some music from Puccini’s Fanciulla del West was “borrowed” for the song “Music of the Night” in Andrew Lloyd Weber’s Phantom of the Opera.But Puccini himself was a borrower! The music of Turandot is majestic and romantic. R…

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The Turandot Collection
10 04 2019

The Turandot Collection

When creating story bracelets, for legal reasons, I limit myself to the stories in what is called the public domain to minimize legal complications. Modern day copyright protection generally kicks in for works published after the year 1923. Most…

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