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Saturday Opera: The Day The Parrot Died!

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Offenbach's charming operetta 'Vert-Vert' in a new recording from Opera Rara
June 18, 2011

Our Saturday afternoon opera broadcasts continue with a new recording (okay, the only recording) of Offenbach’s delightful operetta, Vert-Vert. This is one of 98 comic operas written by Jacques Offenbach for Paris. He may have forgotten it. You won’t!

Fun Reading for Teens and Tweens: The Ghost Sonata

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Jennifer Allison's "The Ghost Sonata" contains a number of classy and whimsical touches
November 6, 2009

Jennifer Hambrick reviews Jennifer Allison’s classical music young adult novel, The Ghost Sonata.