Daily Archives: November 1, 2013

NaBloPoMo I: What I’ve Been Singing: Per la Gloria d’Adorarvi: Bononcini

What can be said about the late great Dame Joan Sutherland’s voice and technique that hasn’t already been said? I chose her version of Bononcini’s aria because it is the most expressive of all the versions I found on You Tube. Dame Joan is singing at a slightly slower pace, allowing for greater expression, than the prescribed Andante (meaning at walking pace for those not up on musical terms). Continue reading

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“ How is a man to find where he belongs in life? The more original he is, the less likely is he to find his place prepared for him. He must not expect to see from the beginning what mould his life will take… The power to work on faith is what distinguishes great men.” Continue reading

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