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Subject: Re: Song to the Moon; Opolais
From: Maxwell Paley <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Maxwell Paley <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Sat, 25 Feb 2017 19:44:25 -0800
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Another favorite of mine is Pilar Lorengar from her first Decca recital album. Her soaring top voice is beautifully caught by the Decca engineering team.

Max Paley

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> On Feb 25, 2017, at 17:42, Scott Grunow <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> I always enjoyed Dorothy Maynor's version in English.
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> I still own the Inge Borkh opera arias LP which emphasizes that she is singing the Song to the Moon. Her version lacks legato. 
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> 
> Regarding Opolais, I think (the parallel is perhaps not completely true) of Dalla Rizza, Great interpreter, great creator of roles (which Opolais is not) "singing actress" so-so voice. Dalla Rizza's Traviata highlights are excruciating. 
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> But then, Mary Garden was also a great interpreter and creator of roles, but she could sing. Yes, sing. Pure line, legato, etc Not a great instrument, but she could use it beautifully.
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> Mezzomaniac
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