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Old 11-15-2015, 01:48 PM   #4
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I think the name Vivaldi sounds the most operetic. It has that beautiful consonant/vowel alternation that once made Italian the preferred language for operas. Verdi doesn't work because it's too short and too green. And Puccini sounds like a cute little dog.
I still think that Italian is the best language for opera. Its musicality is perfect for the highly emotional arias and wildly improbable plots.

Except for Wagner, of course. They could never be in any language other than German.

   
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