Monthly Archives: March 2017

La Cecchina

Originally posted on operaramblings:
Niccolò Piccinni’s La Cecchina or La buona figliuola is an opera buffa in two acts written for the Teatro delle Dame in Rome where it premiered in 1760.  The libretto is by Carlo Goldini and, while said to have been inspired by Richardson’s Pamela, is actually a fairly straightforward masters and…

Thought for the Day

Don’t be ashamed of who you are. That’s your children’s job. [brazenly stolen from that canny little bundle of feathers, the bluebird of bitterness]

You Should Read These Books

Originally posted on Lonna Hill:
Several months ago I reviewed a couple books that I loved so much I couldn’t wait until the end of the year to talk about them. You can read what I have to say about The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien and Most Dangerous by Steve Sheinkin in the…