19. April 2011 · Comments Off on Zhou Long wins Pulitzer for Madame White Snake · Categories: Opera, Videos

You can read about all the winners here.

When the composer says “bass bassoon, contrabassoon” is he just clarifying the former with the latter? Anyone know?

I find it interesting how concerned the librettist is about the music being worthy of her words. I’ve usually thought in the opposite direction — more concerned about the libretto not being up to snuff. Go figure!

Here’s some music, although not with orchestra:

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