I gather, from the omissions of "Turandot", "Die Frau ohne Schatten" (&
all other Strauss operas since 1913), and all Menotti that frequency of
performance is not among Brian Newhouse's criteria.
Prof. W.M. Kaula, UCLA Dept. Earth & Space Scis., Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567
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