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The Minotaur - anyone seen it? come here and swoon or tell me you thought it was pants but just TALK to me about it...

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harpsichordcarrier · 26/04/2008 19:52

because otherwise I may burst.
I thought it was wonderful, very moving and fantastic performances.

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harpsichordcarrier · 26/04/2008 21:36

oh go on, someone must be able to helpo with this affliction

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Katisha · 26/04/2008 21:43

Erm haven't seen it but have read about it and seen a couple of clips. I have to admit to finding Birtwistle hard going, but I can imagine that in the flesh it would be a great experience.
I was very cheesed off about a Newsnight Review of it last week when they didn't manage to get a single reviewer who had any interest in contemporary music. They all seemed utterly baffled by it.

harpsichordcarrier · 26/04/2008 21:47

I know! I saw that too.
I was very irritated.
I mean what is the point of getting Julie Myerson to say "I don't know anything about this kind of music so I am not sure what to think about it"

it really wasn't hard going, it was very tender and moving
but thanks for coming an talking to me about it I feel a bit less lonely

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Katisha · 26/04/2008 21:51

And when Julie Myerson said she would have liked the "music" but didn't like the singing! Eh? Why the distinction? They wouldn't come on and be that blase about not "getting" a book or a play or a film.

harpsichordcarrier · 26/04/2008 21:54

didn't like the singing

the singing was sublime, actually

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Katisha · 26/04/2008 22:04

It'll be on R3 at the end of May.

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