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Week 7: Farinelli Pre-Class Discussion

I can definitely see what Dr. Spencer was talking about when she described the movie as highly dramatized. While I understand the need to make it commercial, I do wish things had been a bit more historically accurate. 201 more words

Pre-Class Discussion

FARINELLI AND THE KING Sam Wanamaker playhouse at Shakespeare’s Globe

MONARCHY, MADNESS, MUSIC

Philip of Spain, grandson of Louise XIV and captive of 18c monarchic rigidity, is lying on his bed , fishing in a goldfish-bowl and announcing that it is all a dream. 584 more words

Five Mice