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Boris Gudunov And The Russian Dilemma

For the past few days I have been listening to a Russian opera in my car.  Not being someone who has listened to a lot of operas, and certainly not Russian ones, I have found this particular opera to be … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Great Courses: How To Listen To And Understand Opera: Part 4

Great Courses: How To Listen To And Understand Opera: Part 4, instructed by Professor Robert Greenberg This particular six hours or so of lecture time in eight cds finishes the collection by the professor that introduces the listener to the … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Great Courses: How To Listen To And Understand Opera: Part 3

Great Courses: How To Listen To And Understand Opera: Part 3, instructed by Professor Robert Greenberg In most of the courses I have listened to in this particular professor’s series, all of which deal with music in the Western concert … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Great Courses: How To Listen To And Understand Opera: Part 2

Great Courses:  How To Listen To And Understand Great Opera:  Part 2, taught by Professor Robert Greenberg I think I have listened to exactly one opera in my life, when one came to the University of South Florida one Saturday … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Great Courses: How To Listen To And Understand Opera: Part 1

Great Courses:  How To Listen To And Understand Opera:  Part 1, taught by Professor Robert Greenberg If you are a fan of classical music and the Great Courses series, and I must admit to being fans of both, then it … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Great Courses: How To Listen To And Understand Great Music: Part V

Great Courses: How To Listen To And Understand Great Music: Part V, taught by Professor Robert Greenberg I must admit I have some mixed feelings about this part of the course.  Having enjoyed the first two thirds of the professor’s … Continue reading

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Book Review: A List of Books on the Operas Announced for Production at the Boston Opera House During the Season of MCMXI-MCMXII in the Public Library of the City of Boston

A List of Books on the Operas Announced for Production at the Boston Opera House During the Season of MCMXI-MCMXII in the Public Library of the City of Boston, by the Boston Public Library I enjoy quirky books, and saw … Continue reading

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