…and that’s why I love early opera

Posted: March 26, 2013 in Music

a gentleman and a scholar

‘Sweet change of nature,

A woman transforming herself into a man,

A man transforming himself into a woman…

How many of you envy my state,

That of being both a man and a girl?”

La finta pazza (1644)

View original post

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s