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Subject: Re: Glimmerglass Salome
From: Richard Davies <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Richard Davies <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Fri, 28 Jul 2000 15:25:23 +0100

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Scott Tisdel wrote:
>Regarding reduced orchestrations, particularly in Strauss:
>>... I, for one, find it hard to believe that Strauss would
>>waste his time on such drudgery--

Mrs Richard Strauss, the formidable Pauline, would have agreed. She chided
Strauss for wasting his time writing a reduction of Salome in the hope that
Elisabeth Schumann would agree to sing it. Pauline was right, Schumann never
sang it.

Richard Davies

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