30-Day Song Challenge: Day 4

Many people enjoy going to the opera during their leisure time. Though an acquired taste, costumes and overall story is enjoyable! I visited my first opera when the weather was balmy. I still remember my dress swaying in the breeze.

Conflicted because it’s an incredibly beautiful opera, yet reminds me of an individual who always made me feel beneath him figuratively speaking. *sigh* He can go ahead and have the top bunk anyway! See if I care! Okay, I’m off my soap box now… Learned a lot from the experience. Time to move on! πŸ™‚

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” Eleanor Roosevelt

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  1. Oh I do love a bit of classical music. My favourite Mozart was the Marriage of Figaro. πŸ™‚

    1. theresaly520 says:

      Oh yes, that one is brilliant and I think more well known. πŸ™‚

  2. msjadeli says:

    I don’t know anything about opera but the singer’s voice is giving me goosebumps it’s so pure and beautiful (even if she’s saying bad things).

    1. theresaly520 says:

      Opera tends to always make me feel that way too! The singers train so hard to deliver these amazing performances. πŸ™‚

  3. Definitely an acquired taste! πŸ˜‰ But this piece you shared is still quite amazing (I especially love the costumes!) πŸ™‚ ❀

  4. I’m tagging you for a short Q&A (which I shall be posting soon). Feel free to have fun with it and your own amazing sparkle! πŸ™‚

    1. theresaly520 says:

      Yay! I love Q&A conversations! It makes me feel like I’m in the “hot seat”! πŸ™‚

      1. Lol 😁 This should be more of a jolly and exciting Chris conversation!πŸ˜‰ I can’t wait to see what direction you take it in…feel free to write a story poem…share quotes and songs.,what ever makes it fun and exciting for you!😊 ❀️

  5. MrsWayfarer says:

    I remember Meryl Streep from this song

    1. theresaly520 says:

      Wow, Meryl Streep has a much wider repertoire than I thought! She’s so talented! I feel like she can step into so many roles and assume their identity. πŸ™‚

  6. Lwbut says:

    Such an amazing coloratura!

    Thank you for sharing this piece.

    If he took you to the Opera ( or did you take him??) he was not ALL bad…. but you are better off without him! πŸ˜€

    1. theresaly520 says:

      Yes, the Magic Flute astounds me! The songs, costumes, story line…all of it is a masterpiece! πŸ™‚

      It’s such a long story! As a person who tries to see the best in others, I know that he was not ALL bad. I can still count all the qualities in my head actually. Yet, he severely hurt me in a multitude of ways, and I felt miserable often. Some people need a lot of “professional” help, and he was one of them.

      1. Lwbut says:

        Mozart was a rare Genius! I’m unsure if it was deliberate but some of his music ( i need to look it up!) has been found to induce ‘3 way integration’ of the functioning of our brains so as to achieve the optimal performance. ( L/R hemispheres, Frontal/Occipital and up/down-Cerebral/medullary neural connectivity ! ) He wrote The Magic Flute shortly before he died and some say the work is a representation of his Freemasonry. Freemasons have close links with old Alchemical thinking. πŸ˜‰

        So sorry to hear of the hurt. It is good you have recovered(?) and can see the lessons from it and grow stronger as one result. πŸ™‚

        Sometimes i think we could ALL do with a little (lot in some cases πŸ˜‰ ) professional help in how best to deal with our own issues and how to deal with other people, not least the ones we ‘love’. πŸ™‚

        A pleasure ‘chatting’ – as always. πŸ™‚

  7. Jade M. Wong says:

    Truly breathtaking. Opera has always astounded me! i have so much respect for those singers and actors!

    1. theresaly520 says:

      They pour their heart and soul into these pieces! I can’t imagine how long it takes to practice! ❀

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