Monday, March 30, 2015

So in the afternoon we listened to Così fan tutte

   and after his
   dinner I gave
   him a rawhide
   toy, serving
   myself a Mus-
   cadet with a
   pigeon over
   pea shoots in
   a pale vinaig-
   rette. Gugli-
   elmo with his
   whiskers made
   us laugh.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Lorenzo da Ponte
Così fan tutte
Herbert von Karajan
Philharmonia Orch & Chor
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Nan Merriman
Rolando Panerai
Léopold Simoneau
Lisa Otto
Sesto Bruscantini
Walter Legge, producer
EMI, 1954©

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