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Magic Night At The Opera
larrylark

Richard, known as Dicky, Kluntz, reviews "Meat In A Sandwich", a new operatic work by Dennis Menage.
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What illuminations
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of stained glass and candle flame.
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This spiritual farago of sound and light,
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had patrons slipping out to get tight
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in the Pavarotti Arms next door.
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Ferocious screams
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vibrated the floor.
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The percussion group
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trouped warily on stage,
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while a big busty woman
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sat in a cage,
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sang like a canary.
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Clutching a trombone,saxophone
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and paper comb,Daniel Homerecker,
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principle tenor sang "Where's the meat
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for me to get my teeth into?" While
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sandwiched between an enormous
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plastic mouse and a fake piece of cheese.
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Overall a pleasing first night.
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The landlord of The Pavorotti,
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deep cockney voice,sounds
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like he's been garroted said,
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"The audience was bored
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so we did a roaring trade.
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Think it might make three weeks.
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Gin and lemonade? Certainly sir.
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Shall i make that a double
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for your trouble?"
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17 Jun 05

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5 would you consider dropping light down to 5
my feet like it better, although it's also an intonation thing too.
i speak funny

11-13. smiles.

10 bothers me a little and so does 12.
i mean they don't
but i'm personally awfully tempted to play around.

stanza 3 is wonderfuel to my pants.
stanaza 4 they're now ablaze

the big gaps make it seem like in your head each group or individual stanza is a seperate section.
if so, i think i could live with the disparity in styles, rhythm, flow (just small)

i believe that 1 & 2 could be stronger from an already very strong base.

the subject matter made me laugh, oh, laugh, wow, heheh.
i picture the scene nicely.
what fun.
 — kaleidazcope

papa larry's so good.
 — kaleidazcope

Dear Kaliedazcope

I love watching opera though i hardly understand it and am always on the verge of laughing out loud but i don't know why.

Larry lend us a tenor Lark
 — larrylark

Gives me a smile, fun to read aloud, your eclectic tastes...leaves me humbled (as usual- though watching footie on the box has increased my musical knowledge)

best wishes

P :0)
 — unknown

Dear Unknown

Did i ever tell you the one about the opening night of Phantom Of The Opera .......


Larry poor taste Lark
 — larrylark

Dear Mr.Dickens

Can it be you vacated from that joke site over in Angleterre to join the real poetic world?


Pippip toodaloo

Larry in the shallows Lark
 — larrylark

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