Late to the Party

Late to the Party

Admittedly, I’m late to the party, but I’ve seen that opera several times, the whole cycle.

I’ll be the first to admit, as I watched a taped version of the Oscars, I was frankly amused by the chose in music, as recognizable as it is, to me, I sort thought it glorified war.

As with any good art, there are multiple interpretations.

Last time I saw Flight of the Valkyries live, they were plus-sized female opera singers with long, blond braids, dragging bits and pieces of slaughtered warriors off to Valhalla —

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