Wednesday, March 11, 2009

If You Stab Us, Do We Not Burst Into Mournful Arias?

Fig. 1. Palace Garnier (still known to many as the Paris Opera), 1875

'Of all the noises known to man, opera is the most expensive.'


* 'Opera is where a guy gets stabbed in the back, and instead of dying, he sings.' (Robert Burns)

Your Ears Will Orgasm #49
: Peter Maxwell Davies - Miss Donnithorne's Maggot (MixPod Player)