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#MirthMusicMon Swan Princess

Happy Monday!

One of my favorite stories as a child was that of Swan Lake. I loved it. I loved the ballet and I loved the anime adaptation, the name of which I can’t remember, from an early age despite the tragic ending. 144 more words


Mmm... Cat-Like Tread

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Due to some Nanowrimo and general life craziness, I missed last week, but I decided to go ahead and continue my Pirates of Penzance theme from the week before. 92 more words


"Lesser known operas about pirates"

:-D a new(ish, from Pirate Day) search engine term and one of the finest (if not the) to date!

But aside from Belllini’s I… 58 more words

Opera Humour

Mmm... Not One

Happy Monday!

If you caught my post last week, you already know I like a bit of irony in my humor. This week, I present a song by those geniuses of ironic humor, Gilbert and Sullivan. 127 more words


Simple Dreams: A Musical Memoir, by Linda Ronstadt***-****

I came of age just as Ronstadt’s career exploded. I was eighteen years old, headed down a winding staircase in the administrative building at Portland State University, when I first heard the song “Blue Bayou”. 1,237 more words

Book Blog

Swash-buckling success with 'The Pirates of Penzance'

Before this summer, I had never visited the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and knew very little about the fantastic array of performances and opportunities it provided. However, this all changed in August, when I made my Fringe debut as Mabel in Gilbert and Sullivan’s classic… 508 more words