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Subject: Re: Plot failures (was perfect operas)
From: Katalin Mitchell <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Katalin Mitchell <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Fri, 10 Aug 2018 08:44:56 -0400
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my favorite line, when Gilda is found in the sack (or trunk of car) is “chi t’a colpita?” Well, considering he just paid the man for it, it has to be the dumbest question in opera...

> On Aug 10, 2018, at 8:00 AM, Idia Legray <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> 
> What could be sillier than a guy just being married to his love only to hear 
> a horn blow -- which causes him to become gallant and kill himself as he 
> promised his sworn enemy he'd do if and when he heard that horn blow.
> (first things first, you know!)
> 
> How about a guy who doesn't even recognize the voice of his own beloved 
> behind her veil in the garden and professes his love to her (the wrong 
> person).
> 
> And where does this same guy end up when his senior relative Charles  
> pulls him into a what? tomb?
> 
> Wouldn't you think that, upon discovering your daughter in a sack dying,  
> you'd immediately call for a doctor instead of having a long discussion with 
> her about not dying?
> 
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