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Of Turks, Tenors and Titillating Trillers: Il Turco in Italia

By Victoria Looseleaf There’s something delicious about the way the word ‘Turk’ sounds in Italian. Il Turco. Kinda like turkey – er, Turkey. But The Turk in Italy, a Rossini confection from 1814, is far from being a clunker. Indeed, … Continue reading

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