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Lone Shot (Pat Benatar vs. Hans Zimmer)

Given my fondness for using theme songs in my mashups, it should surprise no one that the theme from The Lone Ranger recently came to my memory. 209 more words


Il barbiere di Siviglia at the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb

Gioachino Rossini

The Barber of Seville (Il barbiere di Siviglia)

Rossini’s most popular opera is considered the best comic opera ever. The libretto was written by Cesare Sterbini, following Le Barbier de Seville, the first part of the Figaro trilogy by Beaumarchais. 184 more words


Letter to the BBC-Music Magazine

To be a critic is certainly not easy and there is even an article written by the BBC Music Magazine about it. But it is the kind of narrow-mindedness that I find inappropriate and irritating for every critic. 575 more words