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ChoralScholar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-23-06 01:48 PM
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58. I own the video she showed...
Edited on Thu Mar-23-06 01:56 PM by ChoralScholar
It's called 'Who's afraid of opera', narrated by Joan Sutherland. It is intended for children.

It makes me wonder why I even teach, sometimes. You stick out your neck often enough, and the blade will come down.
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  - On top of it all, it's Gounod's Faust w/ Sutherland!  longship   Mar-22-06 03:15 AM   #6 
  - It's not even THE opera.... It's a kids video, with puppets,  ChoralScholar   Mar-23-06 02:11 PM   #60 
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  - Yes indeed  GreenPartyVoter   Mar-22-06 09:52 AM   #37 
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  - Already here.  politicat   Mar-22-06 09:20 AM   #33 
  - I don't understand why such a large portion  Bassic   Mar-22-06 06:59 AM   #17 
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     - That's exactly why the fundies hate it.  glitch   Mar-22-06 11:35 AM   #48 
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           - Interesting question  CTyankee   Mar-23-06 07:15 PM   #62 
  - So what bland pablum is going to remain available to teachers  salin   Mar-22-06 09:00 AM   #30 
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     - I am going to Europe once a year and I dread  CTyankee   Mar-22-06 06:24 PM   #52 
  - fucking christ  leftofthedial   Mar-23-06 01:45 PM   #57 
  - I own the video she showed...  ChoralScholar   Mar-23-06 01:48 PM   #58 
  - Here's the video:  ChoralScholar   Mar-23-06 02:09 PM   #59 
     - not to be a wet blanket, but these are two dark operas  CTyankee   Mar-23-06 07:27 PM   #63 
        - Oh yes.. I agree...  ChoralScholar   Mar-23-06 07:58 PM   #65 
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  - I've come to the inescapable conclusion  ulysses   Mar-23-06 09:45 PM   #66 
 

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