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Musto, Bolcom: Two New Comic Operas - Lisa Vroman (vocals); Matt Boehler (vocals); Michael Barrett (vocals); Patrick Mason (vocals); Paul Appleby (vocals);...
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Funny music is notoriously hard to write, and comic opera is one of the trickiest of any artistic genres to pull off. There are blessed few operas even in the standard repertoire that are genuinely funny, not just amusing, and even fewer among modern operas. The modern approach seems generally to be to take a clever or even actually funny libretto and accompany it with zany music. Such is largely the case with John Musto's Bastianello, with a libretto by Mark Campbell. Musto writes skillfully and gratefully for the voice, ...

Musto, Bolcom: Two New Comic Operas 2010, Bridge

UPC: 090404929922