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Subject: Re: Retire???
From: daaaac <[log in to unmask]>
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Date:Tue, 28 Nov 2017 00:05:42 -0500
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a friend once said it’s like watching a dog walk on its hind legs; because it could.

Donald
> On Nov 27, 2017, at 10:51 PM, Max D. Winter <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> 
> And, of course, there is the thrill of seeing that they can "still do it," even if they do it 
> imperfectly at times.  
> 
> In the case of some opera singers, judicious choice of repertoire can extend a career for many 
> years.  I have always thought that Callas might have had a successful "second career" in roles 
> like Didon in "Troyens" and the French "falcon" parts, also Poppea, which would not have 
> taxed her upper register.  As for Tebaldi, the middle voice remained quite lovely right up to 
> the time she ended her career; it was the upper register that became a trial for singer and 
> listener alike.  (And dicey pitch.)  Does anyone know why she did not sing Santuzza?  That 
> would have been a good "late" role for her.  Did she not like the part, or did she think it did 
> not suit her vocally?
> 
> MDW
> 
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