[ExI] celtic woman

Olga Bourlin fauxever at sprynet.com
Sun Nov 23 06:19:15 UTC 2008

From: "Emlyn" <emlynoregan at gmail.com>
To: "ExI chat list" <extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org>
Sent: Saturday, November 22, 2008 9:01 PM

Emlyn, I'm so glad you piped in.  Whew.  I felt so out of touch in not being 
able to appreciate Celtic-ness and Brightess and Corr-or-less and ... Karen 
Carpenter?  Yipes.

But then, I'm to blame - I'm not a music fan.  I do like 
music-when-it-comes-with-visuals (like opera, movies) and some things like 
... oh, Four Last Songs (the first is not of the greatest recorded quality, 
but sublime in spite):




> Bryn Terfel, singing Die Frist ist um from Wagner's The Flying Dutchman
> part1
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hf-qtBRvOwA
> part2
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DEy_3Ub4opY&feature=related


> Or anything by Pavarotti
> How about Nessun Dorma? A cliche now, and yet how can it not move you to 
> tears?
> His last performance.
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O0Sx5lbVlQA&feature=related

I read somewhere that that Nessum Dorma was pre-recorded (not long before) - 
especially for this concert.  The orchestra pretended to play, the conductor 
pretended to conduct - and if this is indeed true, it makes it even more 


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