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RESPHIGI TRIUMPHANT, BERNSTEIN SMOKING SMETANA
Posted by TYB Host on 3/30/2020, 8:27 pm
All hail the new King of Italy as Respighi surges ahead in the first half to dominate Puccini. Although there's no doubt we'll soon be climbing pines or swimming in fountains, at least we are spared from the contagious and highly flammable effects of the "Nessun Dorma Pox" that so often mars Puccini performances.
Moving on, who's excited about the giant crushing of Smetana by Bernstein currently taking place. Check it out:
Smetana should have gone down to the river, but instead bartered on a new bride: