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View Diary: SNLC, Vol. CCCLXVI / SN@TO 17: Francesca da Rimini Edition (42 comments)

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  •  I liked the second theme from Tchaikovsky's (3+ / 0-)
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    Francesca.  The rest of it was sort of a pale shadow of Romeo and Juliet.

    •  apparently, Pyotr Ilyich wrote the whole thing.... (3+ / 0-)
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      ......in something like 3 weeks, the complete orchestral version, not just a piano score that had to be orchestrated.  So it's understandable that it might be rather crude by his standards.

      "It's only in books that the officers of the detective force are superior to the weakness of making a mistake." (Wilkie Collins, The Moonstone)

      by chingchongchinaman on Sat Mar 16, 2013 at 09:20:46 PM PDT

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