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Franz Lehár, "An der grauen Donau"

One of my favorite pieces of music is Johann Strauss II’s “An der schönen blauen Donau” or “By the Beautiful Blue Danube”. Did you know that that piece prompted the writing of a second piece by the other great waltz composer, Franz Lehár? 184 palabras más

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Met Opera Broadcasts: The Merry Widow

For yesterday’s cinematic broadcast, the Met presented what they described as a mix of opera and Broadway.  Their production of the Austro-Hungarian operetta The Merry Widow… 389 palabras más

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