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Subject: Re: oft-misquoted titles (4)
From: MusicTheatreQueen <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:MusicTheatreQueen <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Tue, 6 Jun 2017 22:42:10 -0400
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I have the same reaction to "TAHsca" for "Tosca ". 

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> On Jun 6, 2017, at 8:03 PM, donald kane <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> 
> Although the play seems to have inspired numerous great musical works
> in a variety of forms, to my knowledge, Tschaikowsky wrote no ballet on the
> subject of R&J.
> 
> Ahhh, pet peeves!  Mine is the pronunciation of "Dahn" for Don when
> referring
> to the opera by Mozart about a rake named Giovanni, especially when he is
> vulgarly called "the Don", as if there were no other characters so titled
> in opera.
> 
> dtmk
> 
> 
> 
>> On Mon, Jun 5, 2017 at 11:37 PM, MTQ <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> 
>> " If a general lover of the performing arts says he has a ticket for
>> "Romeo And Juliet" - I guess he would need to clarify whether it was the
>> Shakespeare play, the Gounod opera, or either of the ballets by Tchaikovsky
>> or Prokofiev. ;-)"
>> 
>>    -- not to mention, Berlioz' "Romeo et Juliette"
>> 
>> MTQ
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