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25 Oct 2005

An Opera Without Melodies

http://www.nysun.com/article/21996

BY FRED KIRSHNIT [NY Sun, 25 October 2005]

Imagine that Shakespeare had titled that play "The Murder of Gonzago" rather than "Hamlet" and you will have a good notion of the conceit of Richard Rodney Bennett's "The Mines of Sulphur," which had its City Opera premiere on Sunday afternoon.

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