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The Merry Widow Waltz - Leonard MacClain - Operetta For Theatre Organ (Vinyl, LP)

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  1. Yozshusar
    Aug 19,  · Franz Lehar, THE MERRY WIDOW In English 27 03 - New York City Opera.
  2. Shazuru
    The Merry Widow Lesson: What’s Operetta, Doc? Operetta is defined broadly as an opera that is lighter in tone and shorter than other operatic fare. Indeed, one of the main circumstances that drove the creation of operetta was the desire for short comedic works that would either provide comic relief between the acts of a more serious opera or.
  3. Sharg
    Mar 12,  · When Franz Lehar's operetta The Merry Widow was first produced in Vienna in , it was an immediate sensation. The critics, as befits their title, were rather critical, but the public loved its.
  4. Vokree
    The Merry Widow, which was composed in , ushered in a new era of operettas in which the waltz was used for romantic plot purposes, and was danced as much as sung. Opera Saratoga’s new production continues the company’s Opera-in-Motion initiative, in which dance is prominently integrated into one production each summer.
  5. Doukus
    Jan 10,  · Opera Project Columbus will perform the Franz Lehar operetta "The Merry Widow" Friday and Sunday in the Lincoln Theatre. Growing up in .
  6. Midal
    Certainly the most popular Viennese waltz written after the heyday of Johann Strauss II, the waltz extracted from Lehár's Die lustige Witwe owes its appeal not only to a melody that sways as gracefully as the rhythm (and is quite easy to remember), but also to a mood that is both merry and bittersweet. It exists in different forms, but the heart of the waltz is a primary melody that rocks.
  7. Vitilar
    The first Broadway production of The Merry Widow at The New Amsterdam Theatre ( - performances) delighted Americans with its romance and refined sensuality. When the dashing Donald Brian whirled Ethel Jackson around the stage in what became known as "The Merry Widow Waltz" ("I Love You So"), they ignited a cultural firestorm.
  8. Gardazshura
    After all THE MERRY WIDOW made her North American premiere at the New Amsterdam theatre for performances begining October 21, Though this recording is not directly taken from any specific production, two of the male leads Felix Knight and Wilbur Evans had appeared in a staging at Carnegie Hall which may explain why both men sound 4/5(9).

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