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The text mentions several versions. Does anyone know which one was used in the Lonny Price/New York Philharmonic production mentioned in the text? -- 19:10, 29 November 2006 (UTC)
Once of the recent rewrites removed my annotation that Bernstein borrowed the second theme to Brahms' Serenade No. 1 for Orchestra for the Candide Overture. This is little mentioned, but easily verifiable - unless it's somehow believed that Brahms borrowed the theme from Bernstein. Isn't there a place for this information?
- As I understand it, the Wikipedia philosophy is to avoid reproducing original research. If this is a documented example of Bernstein borrowing from Brahms, then by all means put it in, with an appropriate citation. If this is something you have discovered, then Wikipedia is out of luck until you publish this somewhere. If this is only a coincidence, and not a documented example of B's borrowing from B, then you could certainly note the resemblance here on the talk page. I have done so with a similar situation in Sondheim's A Little Night Music; see the discussion page for that show and you'll see how I did it. Of course, others may well know more about how this gets handled on WP than I do...P.S., please sign your posts too! Either click the signature button at the top of the edit window or manually put in four tildes. --Wspencer11 (talk to me...) 20:38, 25 December 2006 (UTC)
Natalie Dessay again
In addition to the clip here, Dessay recorded a very different performance of GLITTER AND BE GAY with the London Symphony in 2006. In that one she parodied an operatic mad scene, ending up with a scream on the A-flat above high C (practically a record high note). It goes to show how versatile the music can be. CharlesTheBold 02:42, 22 June 2007 (UTC)
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