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- Military Band Specialist
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This subtle movie about a grandmother visiting her Army officer son in Chechnya may be worth 90 minutes of your time (I caught it as a Netflix on-demand). But the reason I am mentioning it here is that I watched the whole thing as is my custom before going to the IMDb write-up, and it was only there that it registered with me that I had been watching a marvelous non-singing performance by a very matronly Galina Vishnevskaya.
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- Disposable Income Specialist
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How on earth could you possibly not know that...unless you have never heard their Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk...lennygoran wrote:>Galina Vishnevskaya.<
I had heard of her but didn't know this: "Vishnevskaya was married to the cellist Mstislav Rostropovich from 1955 until his death in 2007." Regards, Len
Oh, wait, you never heard a Maria Callas Recording, either...hmmm...
http://www.arkivmusic.com/classical/alb ... _id=310438
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