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Les Troyens

A while back I decided to relisten to all four versions of Les Troyens that then graced my collection to reassess their relative strengths and weaknesses. Then, wouldn

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Re: Les Troyens

Hi, Todd -- didn't you think Pitt's Iliad was more Shakespeare ( Troilus and Cressida ) than Homer?...without The Bard's finer fools, of course. Who in Hollywood could do justice to Pandarus?

I have only the first Colin Davis version. You deserve some sort of endurance award for surviving 4 of this magnificent piece in such a short time. It is enjoyable for me to read your analyses of the other versions. Rock on! Clifton

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