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"Moon" at the Opera

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I could not imagine what this was about until I clicked on the link.

Still laughing out loud. :wink: :rolleyes: :P

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I'm surprised Frank Corsaro didn't think of it first .. or perhaps he did!

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What would this be called in ballet, a "grande lune de recourbement"?

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Remembering Wagner, maybe he would have wished that he'd thought of it first!

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What would this be called in ballet, a "grande lune de recourbement"?

Very good! or perhaps "attitude lunaire"?

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Of course, Mel, Wagner would have orchestrated the gesture with a multi-chord sforzando from the brass section. With extra euphoniums for emphasis, eh?

Now that's what I call Gesamtkunstwerke!

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Actually, I think Noel Coward got there first - when one of his earlier plays was unpopular with the audience, he did the very same thing. With a lot of panache, according to contemporaneous reports. Ah, the grand traditions of theatre!

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Do we have any posters in Brazil (Gomes/Korbes fans?) who can let us know how the situation shakes out? Will he pay the fine, go to jail? or will they come to their senses?

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