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Subject: Re: Today's Merry Widow
From: Paul Ferraro <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Paul Ferraro <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Sat, 30 Dec 2017 18:30:41 -0500
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You are spot on - what trash.  Had to dig out both my Gedda recordings 
(the later one as Danillo & the earlier one as de Rosillon) to re-set my 
poor ears - unequaled. Today's sloppy attempt was nearly as bad as 
Domino's attempt at Desi Arnaz English of a few years ago.

DonPaolo


On 12/30/2017 3:52 PM, Myriam Hernandez wrote:
> What a bomb and a bore! And the pitch lowered to accommodate a mezzo
> soprano! The rest of the cast didn't help either. No wit, no sparkle.I had
> to play my highlights CD of The Merry Widow, with Rothenberger and Gedda,
> to enjoy a memorable recording. I wonder why EMI did not record the entire
> operetta.
>
> Myriam
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