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Subject: Re: Caballé's 1973 'Norma'
From: Ombrarecds <[log in to unmask]>
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Date:Tue, 25 Jul 2017 12:54:39 -0500
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Watch the Norma from Orange. Gold Standard.

Patrick Byrne

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> On Jul 25, 2017, at 12:44 PM, David Kubiak <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> 
> I begin by saying what I have said here before, that I never managed to
> achieve an emotional connection with Caballé's voice and so did not listen
> to her much in her prime.  (I heard her only once in the theater in the late
> 60's and have no very vivid memories.)  As the saying goes, "It's my problem
> and not hers."  But the Met Sirius channel has been playing her famous 1973
> 'Norma' with Cossotto, and I do have a question to put.  The floating high
> notes above the staff and paranormal breath control are no doubt there, but
> to my ears (I have heard the performance twice now) in the middle she sings
> flat virtually the whole night, making for some awkward moments with
> Cossotto, who at that point was solid as a rock.  Was this noticed at the
> time by anyone?  Was it for some reason a fleeting aberration of the evening
> or could it happen throughout her career?
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> David Kubiak 
> 
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