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I don't want fantasia style happy bollocks - just doom and gloom. Thanks :)
like, proper opera?
...but i'm listening to to Bowie's Outside that's kind of opera....
not opera. It's not really my thing.
But I bought a lovely vinyl copy of Bach Organ stuff. It's immensely scary and lovely. Reminds me of Joy Division.
Have we not had this discussion?
by Bartók. There certainly aren't any laughs in that. It's 20th-Century though, so not to everyone's taste.
and don giovanni. penultimate scene is a killer.
listen to some Kayo Dot instead.
Anyway, I now have Madame Butterfly and it's bloody FANtastic. Wanna come see it next month or in March?
I'll check out the others too, thanks guys.
by Benjamin Britten is ace, and dark as a dungeon. Without any lights on. At night.
is amazing. I also like Peter Grimes as well. (By the same composer)
schoenberg - Pierrot Lunaire