So we've discovered that my 19 month old son loves opera. I have a little knowledge from a college class, but would like some suggestions for good CDs.
rtaylor61 said:"Night at the Opera" by Queen. Great classical music!
Phog Allen said:Hey Randy. Preach it brother! I catch more flack from my hard rock or cowboy friends for my like of Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody. It really was the first rock video. Even though it predated MTV by a few years.
Rossination, I attented my first opera a few months ago. The Marriage of Figaro. This was a English language version and though it frumped the singing in a few places, it was VERY good. The singers had good voices and played the parts well. I'm convinced that these comedies are the place to start for opera newbies. I'm afraid I wouldn't have "gotten" a tragedy. Maybe next time. Now that I've seen the Marriage of Figaro, I shall have to see the original. The Barber of Sevile.
letterk said:So we've discovered that my 19 month old son loves opera. I have a little knowledge from a college class, but would like some suggestions for good CDs.
LOL. Reminds me of a vacation my wife and I took to Las Vegas last year. We stay at the Venetian resort and they have these singers all dressed up in Renessance (sp) costumes, singing Italian opera, wandering through the resort shopping areas. A little kid in a stroller (2yo?) was wide-eyed, mouth-open at the female soprano. The whole troupe of singers noticed and they "played" to the kid. It was a really cute sight.letterk said:...We were at an Italian restaurant the other night and my son was instantly hooked on the woman singing. She stopped by and sang a song and my son just stared at her with his mouth open. Didn't even blink. At one point a moved in front of him and he pushed me back so he could see her. I've never seen him that way....