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How to ruin a good operatic piece...

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Rowan
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How to ruin a good operatic piece...

Postby Rowan » Wed December 23rd, 2009, 2:48 pm

I couldn't resist not sharing this. I can't be the only one suffering... :p :p :p

O Fortuna Misheard Lyrics

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Postby boswellbaxter » Wed December 23rd, 2009, 3:03 pm

That was a hoot!
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Postby Rowan » Wed December 23rd, 2009, 3:07 pm

I like the "salsa cookie... windmill cookie..." :D

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Postby Ken » Wed December 23rd, 2009, 6:24 pm

Brilliant! Who does these??? :confused:

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Postby SonjaMarie » Wed December 23rd, 2009, 6:48 pm

Wow, that was so well done! I love that piece of music, though I have no idea what they're really saying!

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Postby MLE (Emily Cotton) » Wed December 23rd, 2009, 8:11 pm

Hilarious!
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MLE (Emily Cotton)
Bibliomaniac
Interest in HF: started in childhood with the classics, which, IMHO are HF even if they were contemporary when written.
Favorite HF book: Prince of Foxes, by Samuel Shellabarger
Preferred HF: Currently prefer 1600 and earlier, but I'll read anything that keeps me turning the page.
Location: California Bay Area

Postby MLE (Emily Cotton) » Wed December 23rd, 2009, 8:16 pm

Here's the link to the real lyrics, English and Italian, and if you click the screen on the right it will play the music. Nice piece, I'd never heard it before.
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