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Subject: Re: Alligators in Opera
From: "ls111553 ." <[log in to unmask]>
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Date:Sun, 3 Sep 2017 02:54:44 +0000
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I saw this "Ring" in 2013. Looks like the tree was added later. Erda gave
Wotan his "dessert" at the same cornr of the food court where the had their
pasta. The crocodiles mated and the big one ate the Wood Bird.

On Sat, Sep 2, 2017 at 8:03 PM Stephen Charitan <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:

> Actually Castorff desecrated arguably my favorite scene in the entire Ring
> - In Siegfried Act 3 Wotan and Erda meet for some al fresco dining in a
> distinctly middle class spaghetti emporium. After discussing world altering
> issues, and twirling their pasta. they repair to a nearby tree where Erda
> serves Wotan dessert in what must surely be garlic infused fellatio!  All
> the while, Wagner's music flows on - irrespective of what is taking place
> on stage!
>
> On Sat, Sep 2, 2017 at 6:59 PM, R PRADA <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> > The original plan for Act 2
> > At Bayreuth was to have the alligators do the spaghetti fight, and the
> > singers have sex. But the alligators didn't get the score on time.
> > >
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