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Subject: Re: Are aging posters qualified to evaluate current singers?
From: Hermine Stover <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Hermine Stover <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Thu, 12 Oct 2017 20:15:16 -0700

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I agree most violently. I can hear a mouse pissing on cotton and my 
age is in that category which is not to be spoken.


>Aging posters have as much right to judge today's singers as anyone 
>has. If ones enjoyment, and indeed opinion diminishes with the loss 
>of high frequency sounds, then anyone over the age of 50 should give 
>up listening to music and content themselves with stamp collecting. 
>This talk is, in my mind, extreme and even insane. I do not have to 
>be 25 again to appreciate that Jussi Bjoerling was a fine tenor 57 
>years ago, and that Joseph Calleja is a fine tenor today. I can 
>appreciate Sondra Radvanovsky as I admire Maria Callas or Joan 
>Sutherland or Mirella Freni.

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