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18 Jun 2007

Singing! Dancing! Tragedy! Comedy! Resurrecting a 1600s Operatic Spectacle

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/06/16/arts/music/16lull.html?_r=1&ref=music&oref=slogin

psycheview.pngBy ANNE MIDGETTE [NY Times, 16 June 2007]

BOSTON, June 14 — Baroque opera was the Busby Berkeley extravaganza of its day. It focused on spectacle and pageantry, and with composers like Jean-Baptiste Lully cranking out an opera a year, it was eminently disposable.

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