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Subject: Re: BURST into tears....
From: Thomas Walton <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Thomas Walton <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Mon, 1 Dec 2008 17:09:04 +0000
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The particular moment in the trio that gets me is not the obvious climax, or the build-up to the climax, but the Marschallin's final "In Gottes namen..."
 
Tom
 
> Date: Mon, 1 Dec 2008 09:41:06 -0500> From: [log in to unmask]> Subject: Re: BURST into tears....> To: [log in to unmask]> > To be honest, I really can't say that I break down at any point in any> opera. That doesn't mean I'm not moved, just that that is not my reaction> when I'm listening or watching.> However, I have witnessed a lot of tears: the most being at the end of the> "Rosenkavalier" Act III trio. I wonder: tears for the Marschallin in> sadness, or tears for Octavian/Sophie in happiness?> > With that said, I agree that "Elektra" is a special piece for me as well.> The orchestral continuation to Elektra's ".....dort im Mauerwinkel zeig dich> deinem Kind!" and then...Chrysothemis' final "Orest!" right at the end of> the whole thing.> > The whole opera is, frankly, amazing.> > SF in Boston> > On Sun, Nov 30, 2008 at 3:28 PM, Dominic A <[log in to unmask]> wrote:> > > The entire recognition scene in Elektra moves me.... but I have a hard time> > holding it back when Hildegard Behrens floats that third to last "Orest.."> > in pretty much every recording. Gah. So beautiful.> >> >> > **********************************************> OPERA-L official website: http://www.OPERA-L.org> OPERA-L on Facebook:> http://www.new.facebook.com/group.php?gid=25703098721&REF=mf> --------------------------------------------------------------------------> To UNSUBSCRIBE, send a message to [log in to unmask]> containing only the words: SIGNOFF OPERA-L> --------------------------------------------------------------------------> To stay subscribed but TURN OFF mail, send a message to> [log in to unmask] containing only the words: SET OPERA-L NOMAIL> --------------------------------------------------------------------------> Modify your settings: http://listserv.bccls.org/archives/opera-l.html> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
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