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Subject: Re: Elvis and opera
From: Kenneth Bleeth <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Kenneth Bleeth <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Mon, 31 Oct 2016 11:22:15 -0400
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a reviewer of the Streisand album wrote something like: "It's as if she's
singing into your ear and nibbling it at the same time."

On Mon, Oct 31, 2016 at 11:10 AM, Don <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> My favorite of all those "crossover" singers is Streisand in her album
> Classical Barbara where she sings Faure, Scarletti, Debussy, Canteloube,
> Schumann, Handel, Orff and a few others.  The critics were not kind at the
> time although Glenn Gould wrote: "For me, the Streisand voice is one of the
> natural wonders of the age, an instrument of infinite diversity and timbral
> resource...Nothing in this album is insensitive or unmusical".
> I still enjoy the album today, the voice was truly beautiful at that time.
> dond
>
> On Mon, Oct 31, 2016 at 9:01 AM, Stephen Charitan <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
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> > Wonder if Elvis preferred the '54 "Norma" to the '60 - or the '55 Scala
> to
> > the '52 Covent Garden?  Perhaps he also had a fondness for the '55 RAI?
> >
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