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Abstracting Language in Music

Something strange happens when we listen to music in a foreign language. Usually we’ll have the text on stand by. A quick scan of the text will do and listening resumes. 248 more words

Spotlight: 40 Sopranos Take on the Queen of the Night

At the bottom of this blog entry, you will find one of my favorite opera videos on YouTube: a strung-together compilation of 40 singers performing the famous coloratura passage of Mozart’s aria “Der holle rache kocht in meinem herzen” from… 371 more words

Examen, familjemys och Ett dockhem

Det har jag gjort idag. Kl 10 satt jag i sminkstolen. Kl 12 var det examen (jag klarade mig). Kl 15-19 var det familjemys (förutom lillebror, som hade undervisning på universitetet) i Köpenhamn och kl 20-22:30 är det Ibsens Et Dukkehjem i operautgåva av John Frandsen. 81 more words


Revision Journal #33

Kafei’s Dream’s percussion notation is under revision. Meanwhile, more Finale files from Act II are being converted to the Lilypond format, in a process technically known as defuglification. 9 more words


El Barbero de Sevilla: Ópera para niños

Una de las mejores óperas adaptadas para niños El Barbero de Sevilla de De G. Rossini, se presenta en temporada corta en el Centro Cultural Helénico… 152 more words


Review: Il Trovatore, Scottish Opera

There is an inherent problem with reviewing opera from a modern, and in my case feminist, perspective: a lot of the material is a century old or more. 1,102 more words