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Significance Of The Orange


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#1 glebb

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Posted 09 March 2006 - 05:16 PM

Is the orange just a rare fruit reserved only for royal functions or is there more meaning?

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Posted 09 March 2006 - 05:45 PM

It was a sort of special treat, reserved for special people at special occasions, but in the Prokofiev score, it's also an "inside joke", as the music even quotes his opera Love for Three Oranges.

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Posted 11 March 2006 - 08:22 PM

Sort of like 'A morning without Orange Juice is like a day without sunshine." :)

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Posted 30 June 2006 - 06:51 PM

One thing is for sure.
Learning this duet causes one's neck to be sore! :clapping:


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