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Rossini’s Cenerentola

March 7th, 2011 by Ha-Eun Ryu on Ha-Eun Ryu's Blog · No Comments · Uncategorized

Cenerentola was remarkably easy to listen to. I thought the voicing was interesting, especially how Angelina was only a contralto/mezzo-soprano while her sisters were a soprano and mezzo-soprano. Perhaps it is the knowledge of the story and how popular the story is that makes it so easy to understand.
The overture is playful and easy to [...]

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