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Classical Sunday: Wagner’s Walküre 3

Richard Wagner: “Die Walküre”, 3. Aufzug – Thielemann (Bayreuth 2007)

Vorspiel – Scene 1 (00:00)
Scene 2 (18:39)
Scene 3 (31:30)
Applause (1:09:33)

Siegmund: Endrik Wottrich… 59 more words

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Classical Sunday: Wagner's Walküre 2

Richard Wagner: “Die Walküre”, 2. Aufzug – Thielemann (Bayreuth 2007)

Vorspiel (00:00)
Scene 1 (02:07)
Scene 2 (22:44)
Scene 3 (49:01)
Scene 4 (1:00:30)
Scene 5 (1:17:46) 62 more words

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Classical Sunday: Wagner's Walküre 1

Richard Wagner: “Die Walküre”, 1. Aufzug – Thielemann (Bayreuth 2007)

Vorspiel (00:00)
Scene 1 (03:14)
Scene 2 (14:56)
Scene 3 (34:42)
Applause (1:01:31)

Siegmund: Endrik Wottrich… 59 more words

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Hildegard Behrens - Her Life Affirming Art

Hildegard Behrens
1937 – 2009
Her Life Affirming Art
by
Brad Kronen

February 9th marks the birthday of the renowned opera singer, Hildegard Behrens.  The German soprano sang an immense range of roles but was best known for her interpretations of the works by Richard Wagner and Richard Strauss.  881 more words

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Winterstürme Wichen Dem Wonnemond by Joans Kaufmann

I am not a fan of Wagner.  Jonas Kaufmann eloquently said that, as a child, Wagner’s music resembled shouting giants.  He is not wrong.  And yet, Jonas Kaufmann can make shouting giants sound appealing.  35 more words

The Yoda Clause: Yoda Claus

It’s Christmas. Time for Star Wars.

Just how deeply the connection between Xmas and the ultimate space opera, exemplified by an ever-growing corpus of Christmas Yoda memes, has embedded itself in the collective consciousness is difficult to say, but it’s clear that Disney grasps it. 1,087 more words

Best balm in Gilead

When it comes to distress, medical conditions excepted, for me, the ultimate source of distraction and healing is to be in the presence of great artistry. 427 more words

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