Category Archives: Opera

Koestenbaum and Whitman

More from The Queen’s Throat (p43) , especially for Deen: The listener’s inner body is illuminated , opened up: a singer doesn’t expose her own throat, she exposes the listener’s interior. Her voice enters me, makes me a ‘me,’ an … Continue reading

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The Queen’s Throat

I have been becoming a bit of an opera fag of late, thanks to a certain delightful and generous addict most willing to entice others into this magical world by way of cheap tickets and charming company.  Have not quite … Continue reading

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