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Subject: Re: Film and Opera
From: Maxwell Paley <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Maxwell Paley <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Thu, 13 Jul 2017 13:29:02 -0700
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Marguerite isn't alone in the "If I Only Had a Brain." Gilda and Elsa are right alongside.

Great Moment from a Lotte Lehman. master class coaching a soprano on the Elsa/Ortrud scene: "Ja, bright (with that back of the throat Prussian "r") - she isn't."

Max Paley

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> On Jul 13, 2017, at 13:21, Charles Handelman <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> 
> Movie Lines for Operatic Characters  (Name the Film!!)
> 
> Scarpia:  "Round up the usual sospetti" (also: "I'm only a poor,corrupt
> official."  ( Gee..that movie has them all!!!!!!!!!!!!!)
> 
> Erda:       "Here's looking at you, kidS."( Noisy bunch)
> 
> Siegfried:    "It's ALIVE!!!!"
> 
> Minnie:        "GIN!!!!"
> 
> Werther:     "Charlotte.(Scarlet)......Kiss me...twice"
> 
> Mimi:    "What a DUMP!!!!!"
> 
> Jack Rance         "Pull  the string!"  (well,the rope)...and then he sings,
> "Bela mi creda libero lontana"
> 
> Marguerite     "If I only had a brain"
> 
> Fafner                "If I was King of the Forest" (well, he came close.)
> 
> Marcello:             "Of all the Gin joints and honky-tonks, she has to
> wander into this one."
> 
> Peter Grimes:     "Well, nobody's PERFECT!"
> 
> Don Giovanni       "Soon the moon will rise and I'll turn into a
> wolf".Leporello: Yeah,you and 20 million other guys.  (See Abbott and
> Costello Meet Frankenstein")
> 
> So....add your own........
> 
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