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Understanding Music  Part 3  Opera 

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 Opera has recently become much more popular; at least chosen parts of Operas  these extracts are called arya's, songs sung by individuals or a duete or Opera chorus they are usually instantly recognizable.

 This link here gives us some insight into the history of the Opera; it is taken from the web site San Francisco Opera. 

Opera can be entertaining in many different ways.The men and women coming back from World War II were entertained by an opera singer called Florence Foster Jenkins the worst singer of opera. 

This Is a video of Meryl Streep interpretacion of how she sang (see Below). There is a list here of more Opera in Movies Taken from the Seattle Opera blog. The video of the flower duet is also featured below. One of the most beautiful songs ever written.

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