> I assume
>that means you too, Hermine--unless, of course, you're a reviewer by trade...
I do not write reviews! I just say what i liked, and in my earnest and
fumbling way, using only lower case letters of the alphabet, i most
earnestly try to find the words to make my meaning clear. I AM BUT A
SIMPLE MAKER OF IMAGES! not a review at all, i would rather clean up after
>If someone does not GET something, it's usually because he/she does not
>agree with the person who proclaims he/she GOT it.
Well, Roberta The Dense Blogger did not "get" La Fanciulla. perhaps she
was disagreeing with herself. Medication is available for that sort of thing.
> Sounds like artistic Nazism
You do know that Newton's first law of netiquette is the first person to
call another one a Nazi loses, right?
>As for the nonsense that Native Americans were undergoing genocide, so
>Puccini's librettists had the right to portray them has idiots who only
Perhaps English is not your native speak. I never said it was OK. if you
can find where i even IMPLIED that it was OK, i will give you a check for
sixteen billion dollars.
Otherwise, i DEMAND SATISFACTION!
> So if Puccini's librettists were to have written a story about
>the Holocaust, Jews could be portrayed as only saying "Ugh" every now and
Well, hum a few bars and i will let you know.
Most of the Jews I know say 'ugh' quite frequently. I said it about
125,043.7 times while reading your post.
>Hermine, you need to calm down BEFORE you write your Opera-L rants. At
>least then they'd make sense..
there is no sense in ranting when you are calm! My WORD, man, of WHAT
were you thinking????? The very idea of a calm rant belies a basic failure
to understand the underpinnings of our so glorious language! My favourite
definition is "a boisterous gaiety" which i feel describes me BEST OF ALL!
BUT WHAT ABOUT THAT CHALIAPIN! I donut understand why we cannot PLEASE
talk about CHALIAPIN.
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