Daily Archives: December 30, 2019

A Thin Line Between Awkward And Cool

I have spent a fair amount of time trying to figure out what it is that is most bothersome about contemporary ideas of coolness and the elitism of hipsters.  After all, although I have never been a particularly cool person, … Continue reading

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Album Review: The Magic Flute

The Magic Flute, by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, performed by the Rundfunkchor Leipzig, Staatskapelle Dresden, and Sir Colin Davis I must say that I did not get as much out of this opera as I would have if I would have … Continue reading

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Album Review: HMS Pinafore (Vintage Collection)

HMS Pinafore (Vintage Collection), by Gilbert & Sullivan, performed by the D’Oyly Carte Opera Company About the only negative thing I have to say about this album is that it only includes the songs from the HMS Pinafore and not … Continue reading

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Album Review: Boris Godunov

Boris Godunov, by Modest Mussorgsky, performed by Yevgeni Nesterenko, Alexander Ognivtsiev, Elena Obratsova, Vladimir Atlantov, and Yuri Mazurok and the Choir & Orchestra of the Bolshoi Theatre conducted by Mark Ermier I find it somewhat surprising that this is the … Continue reading

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