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Subject: Re: Greatest Met Premiere (was Re: Richard Tucker and "La Juive")
From: RAYMOND GOUIN <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:RAYMOND GOUIN <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Wed, 11 Jan 2017 12:15:28 -0500
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I trust that this is a joke that many may not get.  Otherwise, you have gone stark, raving mad.  :)


As to Ponselle's comments -- she said that she burned her copy of the score.


Best.

Ray

> 
>     On January 11, 2017 at 10:47 AM "Max D. Winter" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> 
>     Angelo Mammano wrote:
> 
>     "so I think that we can be in agreement that [Fanciulla del West] is the finest work ever to
>     have its beginning at that august institution."
> 
>     Oh, no. The finest work ever premiered at the Met was Breil's "The Legend," in 1919. It was
>     clearly a truly great work but was unfairly consigned to oblivion almost immediately, no doubt
>     because of opera politics and jealousies. If anyone is in doubt as to the merits of "The
>     Legend," just read some of Rosa Ponselle's comments about it. (She created the role of
>     Carmelita in the opera.)
> 
>     MDW
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