Italy-Belcanto

Originally posted in my Music-blog
🙂 JIWON: Dear Italy (Belcanto & Heldentenor, Music & Politics) From Dec 7, 2007 to Present

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(Updated on DECEMBER 29, 2008).
DEAR ITALIANS who have never heard of my computer work before,
Have you never heard of rumors about Daniel Barenboim and me? I’m running two blogs, Music-blog and Knesset-blog. WHO AM I? Please check Dear Journalists and Dear-Forumites. (Please see ABOVE/LEFT.) I am who I am. I can never explain what happened to my life for the past TEN-something years in this small place. If any of professional journalists report false information about me, without reading ALL my writings in my Music-blog, The Art of Criticism. I will take everything into the legal case. Thanks.

If you go to Banana-Republic in my Knesset-blog, you will find whatever you want to know, including SEX-Scandals in Barenboim’s Israel. I just hope Italian prime minister NOT to follow Israeli case during his Political Reform. (Please see below, ♥ LAST OF ALL ♥ in one of my open mails to Italy, Howdy Partners! (Zeffirelli, Imola, Bel-Canto and Eurotrash on Dec 16-31, 2008).)

(NOTICE: Just in case Italian visitors know nothing about La Scala… Daniel Barenboim is the first Israeli, who holds an honorary Palestinian citizenship. The Knesset is the legislature of Israel.)

(Updated on FEBRUARY 6, 2009)
🙂 JIWON: My Messages in the FACEBOOK/BLOG

Who will become the first Italian blogger, who curiously accepts my invitation into this place? I know classical music means nothing for most of them. If you check all my previous messages to Italy, (see below), you know that I promised Italian 81st Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi to help his Political Reform. I know nothing about Politics, but I know what an important issue his proposal of presidential system is. Below is an introductory part of my open message to Arab Countries. If I add one more paragraph, this part becomes a perfect version for PM Berlusconi’s Italian readers. Let’s make it simple. Was it normal for the Italians to have 81 prime ministers during the last 147 years?

🙂 From Talkbacks: Beinisch, Friedmann, Sex-Scandal, Corruption (Kangaroo Court from Sep 12, 2003) (This is one collection of articles, which you can find in Banana-Republic in my Knesset-blog.)
Article No. 10: Man plans, God laughs (Sep 1, 2006):
(…) This summer provided a reminder of how quickly the national agenda can be totally reshaped; how fickle even the best-laid plans can be; and how easily journalists’ predictions can be confounded. Just look at where we were only two months ago. (…) to show that the new government was serious about its plans to continue unilaterally withdrawing from parts of the Land of Israel. Other major reforms were in the pipeline. Justice Minister Haim Ramon entered his new office bullishly, issuing veiled threats of doing away with the seniority system in the Supreme Court, thereby jeopardizing Dorit Beinisch’s sure-fire chance to become chief justice and opening up the selection process to public scrutiny. Another reform, more in the background, but also directly connected to Ramon, was a radical change to the electoral system which, among other things, would make the prime minister less reliant on the Knesset and create a presidential-style government. Aside from Ramon, another supporter of the plan was President Moshe Katsav. (…) Further to the right, the settlers were planning the first anniversary of disengagement, (…) Corporal Gilad Shalit was captured in a Hamas raid on a military outpost at Kerem Shalom. Three days later, the IDF was again operating in the Gaza Strip. At this point, the government’s stalwarts still thought that nothing had yet changed significantly. At a seminar in Tel Aviv, Ramon said that what was happening was only proof of how important it had been to remove the settlements from Gaza and of the necessity of further such steps. But two weeks later, the war in Lebanon began and put an end to all that. (…) Furthermore, Netanyahu’s leadership doesn’t seem so shaky anymore. Suddenly he’s topping polls for prime minister, yet another spanner thrown into plans that were made before the summer began.

(NOTICE: Dorit Beinisch is Supreme Court President in Barenboim’s Israel. Beinisch’s media, the Haaretz, called it Sex-Crime. Please check Article No. 69. ^.* Meanwhile, Beinisch’s husband, Yeheskell Beinisch, runs Bashkirova’s Jerusalem International Chamber Music Festival, and is still the subject of financial and felony investigations, for defrauding the income tax authorities. But this legal case will never be pursued.)

JIWON: Now, this is the introductory part of my open message to the Arab Countries.

🙂 From JIWON: Dear Arab Countries (From Jan 3, 2009 to Present)

My mailing started on Jan 3, 2009. Are you still in the middle of reading Dear-Arab-Readers? It will take time… so… it will be easier if you follow this order.

1. Curiously, one Jew wrote a short novel, about what kind of powerful coalition of law and media brought Israeli 12th PM Olmert down. When I found it, it was all after I finished Dear-Arab-Readers. If I organized all the possible Jewish articles, this Jew wrote a simple novel in excellent English. Why don’t you read it first? Please click this, Master of Discourse: Sages Rule.

2. Below is a format of this section, Dear-Arab-Readers. Fifth of All is where a real story starts with TWO Jewish Sex-Scandals; one from ex-Justice Minister Ramon and another from ex-President Katsav. But Seventh of All is where Israeli 13th PM Netanyahu’s porn-video appears. (Bibi is his nickname!) I hope you to enjoy this comical Jewish story. It is not a novel. If you check Banana-Republic in my Knesset-blog, you can find collection of articles and it will be easy to imagine all the stories about Dorit Beinisch without reading this part, Dear-Arab-Readers, such as
🙂 Beinisch Politics has nothing to do with LAW or
🙂 Supreme Court Inside/Outside Israel or
🙂 Settlers are above LAW or
🙂 Dorit Beinisch toward/during/after Yitzhak Rabin’s Assassination or
🙂 Dorit Beinisch had a story with KACH members! So, this female jurist used Barenboim as a human shield to protect her family!! SIC!!!:

2-1. First of All: Incomprehensible collaboration between the Jewish left-Branja, Bibi’s secular right-wing guys and Religious groups, in order to attack PM Olmert’s Corruption or Winograd-Report on Second Lebanon War.
2-2. Second and Third of All: PM Olmert as Jerusalem’s inferior ex-mayor. His luxurious life.
2-3. Fourth of All: Religious Parties, Supreme Court and Mr. Netanyahu
2-4. Fifth of All: Dorit Beinisch (president of Israeli Supreme Court), Daniel Friedmann (PM Olmert’s Justice Minister), Sex-Scandal and Corruption. -> Beinisch’s Secret Society Can’t Accept Olmert/Friedmann
2-5. Sixth of All: The Identity of Commenters in Jewish Newspaper.
2-6. Seventh of All: Poverty in Israel, Netanyahu legacy, and Supreme Court (Beinisch’s left Branja) + “Benjamin Netanyahu: Sex, Lies, Videotape, & BIBIGATE
2-7. LAST of All: MY REAL MESSAGE, “in defense of Jerusalem.”

3. Unfortunately, the story didn’t end with Dear-Arab-Readers, so I had to write and write. You can find them in Banana-Republic too. As time passed, Music and Politics started to merge into one story, Bimbo-Battle, which was born in Chicago but grew up in [Berlin + Jerusalem + the entire Spain] and is now going to end up at Silvio’s La Scala in Barenboim’s Italy. Do you want to check what a similarity can be found in both cases? Please click this,
🙂 When bimbo got a power: Whoever she is, no matter how high her IQ is, bimbo was a bimbo:

3-1. JIWON: In sum, I will travel ALL over the world and plead Palestinian Right to Targeted Killing of DORIT BEINISCH (Oct 2 – Dec 19, 2008).
3-2. JIWON: Dear Germany / Israel / Palestine, FINALLY… (German Sound & Eurotrash) (Feb 17, 2008 to Present)
3-3. JIWON: Dear Palestinians, (Barenboim’s Divan-Project) (Sep 25, 2008 to Present)
3-4. JIWON: Dear Italian Government, (Barenboim, La Scala, Belcanto, Heldentenor, and Eurotrash) (Feb 12, 2008 to Present)

In between, there are quite MUSIC writings and you can find them in Banana-Republic too. I hope you Arab guys to enjoy all those comical Jewish stories. It sure sounds comical. But what are you going to do when all those disgusting stories resulted in Massacre of Palestinian Kids during Operation Cast Lead starting from Dec 27, 2008? It will happen again. Do you think it still sounds comical? Who wants to blame me when I write my wish to build the most beautiful gas chamber to burn Ahron Barak and his bimbo, Dorit Beinisch, and her Jewish Pigs?

I also hope Italian 81st Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi to make a great success in his political reform, which should exist for the better future of Barenboim’s La Scala and its beautiful Italy.

JIWON: DEAR ITALIANs,

Can you now understand why I was gladly, cheerfully and freely willing to strike a deal with Italian 81st prime minister, despite my scary feeling toward his nickname, ST. WHO-MUST-NOT-BE-NAMED?

I am still scared of this Italian guy. I am scared of his Italian foes too. I am a mere musician and all of them are powerful politicians. However… there is absolutely no doubt in my mind that my computer work will contribute to the better future of Italy. WHY? Neither Mr. Silvio Berlusconi nor his political rivals, but YOU ITALIAN ELECTORATE will decide everything. Who knows? Barenboim’s Israel may have to follow you.

Please feel free to read ALL those comical Jewish stories and then listen to your Italian politicians. They will explain what or how or why. Then, please choose the best option for your country, ITALY. It is still my honor to write this in this open place. You are welcome to leave this place, since MUSIC will be the main theme in the rest of my writing. Thanks.

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BELOW is part of my writings to Italian Government starting from Dec 7, 2007
🙂 Barenboim and La Scala
🙂 JIWON: Dear Mr. Silvio No.1’s ALL friends and foes, (Music & Politics) (Feb 6 – 24, 2009)
🙂 JIWON: Additional Message to Italy (Jan 7 – Feb 21, 2009)
🙂 JIWON: Howdy Partners! (Zeffirelli, Imola, Bel-Canto and Eurotrash) (Dec 16-31, 2008).
🙂 JIWON: Dear Italian Government, (Barenboim, La Scala, WEDO and Italian Wagner Festival) (Aug 7, 2008).
🙂 JIWON: Dear Italian Government & Richard Wagner Foundation (Feb 12, 2008).
🙂 JIWON: I can’t help writing… (Tristan/Scala-2007, German Sound, Wagner and Belcanto) (Dec 7, 2007)

DEAR ST. WHO-MUST-NOT-BE-NAMED,

WE HAVE a PROBLEM, SIR.
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Can’t show this part until I finish all my writings. So sick of trashy media never giving up playing the game with me. It was not long ago that I realized their real reason. Please check their business. None of them has been running successful business. Not surprisingly, I find no valuable information from their Barenboim-articles, and I always have to search for other newspapers to find something important. And I did.…)
Let’s assume that I contacted ALL the Italian internet users. How many Italians do you think will accept my invitation? True that classical music is dying elsewhere and young folks feel no need to click Barenboim-related links. As long as Barenboim means nothing for them, there is nothing I can do. Who will believe me if I introduce myself as Silvio’s Asian concubine? There must be a way for my short posting to hook their attention… However, whenever I think of media’s trashy job… for a decade… if there appears a hint of playing the game with me… we’ll see.

WE HAVE another PROBLEM, SIR. To be exact, you have a problem, sir. Who do you think will become the largest beneficiary of your political reform? Silvio? Well…

According to the general plot of most soap operas, novels or even nonfiction stories,
1. Both you and I work very hard… for years.
2. Everybody, including your rival politicians, enjoys watching our hard working.
3. During the last part of your reform period, a new face suddenly emerges from behind the clouds, from your rival party of course, and the entire Italians are knocked dead.
4. Still no problem with me… because I didn’t strike the deal with Mr. Berlusconi but with Italian 81st prime minister. Especially when this new Italian face issues my looks, there is no way but to work harder for my new boss. See… Berlusconi: Left has uglier women (Apr 9, 2008). I originally belong to this group. First of all, I am a mere musician, you know.

What are you going to do in case you are left with anger, frustration and a feeling of betrayed, downhearted or dejected in this worst-case scenario? Are you going to blame me?

(Updated on or Starting from FEBRUARY 9, 2009)
Sigh… things start happening even before I embark on my new career as Silvio’s yellow concubine. Dear SIR! Are you going to blame me in the worst-case scenario? This is my only concern.

1. Berlusconi criticised for ‘pretty girl’ rape comment (Jan 27, 2009): Is this comment after my praise of La Scala’s female members? (Please check JIWON: Additional Message to Italy on Jan 23.) Oh well… It’s anyway fun to watch them. I appreciate their dress code. Whatever they wear, they look very relaxed. Then, I wonder again. This is in fact the very basic of poetic interpretation. Then why I can’t hear this music from those members? It’s OK that no one knows how to make it. But then, why NO ONE, including La Voce del Loggione, is talking about this? Where did this technical term, ‘the best opera orchestra in the world’, originally come from? Franco Zeffirelli? Or Forza Italia? Or FIALS UNION?

2. Veltroni (PD), Berlusconi wants to create institutional incident (Englaro issue on Feb 7, 2009): What the hell… Cardinal Bertone? I never want to launch Italian version of Knesset-blog! PERIOD. I am still tearing all my hair out after creating these Jewish religious sections, Kippah-I & Kippah-II!! Please check Welcome to Jerusalem, however. How many sections need to be added more until the Palestinian State is born? Sigh… It’s just my pleasure to watch all these Italian politicians, who want to become the main beneficiary of Silvio’s political reform; starting from 11th President Giorgio Napolitano (DS < PD)… or from Opposition Leader Walter Veltroni (PD)… BTW, who is the president of Partito Democratico? (Somehow, I wonder where is ex PM Romano Prodi (PD), who quickly sent me a mysterious e-mail after checking this collection, Barenboim and La Scala.) Hum…

3. The list will be added… Oops, tired! Two episodes in less than a month. Should I make another collection?

(Originally updated on FEBRUARY 6, 2009)
I worry… well… if I were you and your strategy-advisors… what about singing this song during the reform period? Too much will be too much, of course. (Whose song is it? Teddy Bears didn’t sing DA DA DA DA DA DA…)

“To know know know him is to love love love him… Just to see him smile… Yes just to know him Is to love love love him And I do… and I do and I do… DA DA DA DA DA DA…”

Whenever international media trumpet Silvio-scandals, such as Pink Spain (Apr 15, 2008). or ‘Suntanned’ Obama (Nov 6, 2008). or Pretty Girl Rape (Jan 27, 2009)…, I drop my jaw and my instant response would be, “Oh well… what a hopeless jerk…” But the moment I watch his beautiful neck muscles, a sudden exclamation springs out of my lips. “What a guy! What a joke!”

Is there a better description than this proverb? “Honestly is the best policy.” I think Ms. Marina Berlusconi inherited this character from her father. She looks cool.

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🙂 From JIWON: Dear Mr. Silvio No.1’s ALL friends and foes, (Music & Politics) (Feb 6 – 24, 2009)

(Updated on FEBRUARY 11, 2009)
DEAR ITALIAN 81st PRIME MINISTER SILVIO BERLUSCONI,

Whose writing is this? Silvio or Jiwon?

Should I go to the La Scala concert tonight? Why should I? I hate this. This is called music and some even study this at school. What the hell is this? Who in the world is wasting his entire life to study this? What’s the difference between conservatory and university? Musicologists? What do they do and why? Are they also involved in the students’ strike today? I promise. There is no money for them. Entertainment is entertainment. Simple as it is.

I am busy, anyway. What a tired job Italian prime minister is. There has been no time to watch Victoria Secret’s fashion show. How can I tell X that I love this American product? This guy is not dolce. (That knife… still scary!) I want to be, should be proud of being Italian Hot Shot No.1. I am born Italian Prime Minister. I promise. I will make my ITALY the Welfare State No.1. Heaven knows… had I been less talented in my business, my life could have ended up as La Scala’s legendary Big Shot. Sophia told me so, but does she know this? 147 years later, there will be [81×2] prime ministers and countless political events to remember during the history exam. Will there be a place for my name? I need to think of a better way.

No time for tonight’s concert. I’d better stop by Silvio Research Center. Should I bring my sex-video too? I watched BIBI’s Jewish one, of course, but this is a mediocre one. Mine is real hot. Sophia reported that my neck muscles during my heydays are absolutely fantastic. Then what about my beautiful back muscles? Everybody should watch my golden butt. Brrr… When are those dummies going to prove that GERMAN HELDENTENOR is a little brother of ITALIAN BEL CANTO?

FAQ 1: Who is Sophia? (Please check JIWON: Dear Spanish Government Officials, (Regarding Government Fund / Spanish Culture / Barenboim’s Involvement in Spanish Politics) (Apr 3, 2008 to Present).
FAQ 2: Which title is better? Silvio or Berlusconi Research Center? (JIWON: Its original title was Sex Clinic. Please check SC right next to the Orchestra Hall in Seventh of All in ‘Dear-Arab-Readers’ (BIBI’s Porn-Video Part), or SC right next to Festspielhaus in JIWON: Masterclass at Merkel’s Bundestag (Sep 10-18, 2008). Now, I think the title doesn’t have to be primitive, especially when it is funded by this artistic name, either Silvio or Berlusconi.)

JIWON:
For a while, I thought it was mine. But my neck muscles have never looked qualified no matter what I tried. No one knows how much I envy this Italian product whenever my computer life suffers from frequent neck aches.

I hate going to the (opera) concerts. After wasting my entire life on purchasing concert tickets with a firm belief that it will make me a qualified musician, it is now impossible to think of taking my seat there with my butt sticking like glue for two hours. Since creating Knesset-blog, I’ve had no time to watch Grammy/Academy Awards or VS Fashion Show, which is to check if my sixth sense is on the right track. My open antipathy against music schools, especially musicologists, will never fade away. My most favorite was to read legendary performers’ interviews. How many musicologists and their written works are found there? NONE. (To be exact, there is one in my Music-blog, but I also wrote the detailed story. In sum, the number should be ZERO.)

The only reason of my Music-blog was to prove my sanity. No more, no less. Everybody has been busy since then, except Daniel Barenboim. Now, I just hate talking about music. I only want to run Silvio Research Center.

DEAR CULTURAL MINISTER SANDRO BONDI,

Please check
🙂 Barenboim and La Scala
🙂 Zubin Mehta, Riccardo Muti, Cultral Minister Sandro Bondi and La Scala
🙂 Stephane Lissner and La Scala
🙂 Additional Message to Italy (Jan 7 – Feb 21, 2009)

1. Maestro Riccardo Muti… (…click this for the full text…)
2. Maestro Claudio Abbado… (…click this for the full text…)
3. Italian King Zubin Mehta… (…click this for the full text…)

Is Italian artistic standard that low? It was Zubin Mehta, who kindly explained how inferior his Italian public is. It was the same Mehta, who boasted how easy it is to find Jewish sponsors to support his orchestra.

DEAR ITALIAN PRIME MINISTER and CULTURAL MINISTER,

Could you please check
🙂 JIWON: Dear Arab Countries (Short Web-Mail)
🙂 Music in Middle East
🙂 Music in Israel
🙂 Music in Italy

This is what I wanted to write in my open message to German Government, but decide to do in Italian part.

I feel no need to remember a number of interviews, in which a number of musicians mentioned the importance of language in the world of music. The relationship between the language and the musicians was mentioned. Should I also mention what I heard from a number of musicians; that Italian is perhaps the most beautiful language for them?

Then, I had to write how foreign pigs destroyed German pure sound and how German pigs joined them in the name of Waltraud Meier. (Please check JIWON: Masterclass at Merkel’s Bundestag (Sep 10-18, 2008).) What about Hebrew version of English? (Please check JIWON: Dear One-Voiced Israel, (Regarding Gaza Truce).) Now that I hate writing the same thing again and again…

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In these days, you should follow Members of Bashkirova-Gang, if you want to figure out each country’s exact cultural level. German orchestras sound duller and duller AGAIN. What about X? (Please check Bashkirova’s performance schedule.) What’s wrong with them? Meanwhile, there are European ensembles, who want to make music with real musicians. The first thing I hear from its aftermath is that horn section suddenly sounds alive. We’ll see if they make further improvement, because their next steps will be on the steep upward climb.

How many Jewish Sponsors have been mocked by this charlatan, IPO’s Mehta and his Jewish lies? Due to my hatred of IPO’s Mehta, it was rather in recent years that I realized what a pure quality Barenboim’s Jewish ensemble could boast in its string section. To finish this analysis, I had to remember what I heard from young Diaspora Jews and their chamber music, which sounded very weak and therefore… (It took a week to write this simple paragraph… Hadn’t Zubin Mehta been born… Barenboim was in his fifties when I first heard his European ensemble. There were members in his BPO. The purity of their timbre was so fresh that I wanted to live there. There were lots of things Barenboim could achieve through his workaholic life. In retrospect, I’m not sure if those members welcomed my involvement because those sound usually don’t want their life to be touched or controlled. But then, can they run along other conducting style? After all, they are losing this character and no one seems to complain about it.)

When is Zubin Mehta going to die?

DEAR ITALIAN 81st PRIME MINISTER SILVIO BERLUSCONI,

STILL… I have no idea who has a real power or who is the Man of Decision in this Italian Cultural Reform. But is it possible for the Cultural Minister to decide something crucial without your permission? And then, I don’t care who will read this open message and what his answer will sound like; whether Mr. Silvio or PM Berlusconi or St. Who-Must-Not-Be-Named. ALL of them are Italians while I am not.

Have you finished reading my report on Music in Israel, which is a part of JIWON: Dear Arab Countries (Short Web-Mail)? Have you compared it with my report on Music in Middle East and imagined a possible future in case foreign pigs conquer this New World?

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Several years have passed and the same thing is happening again in Italy, but this time, Bashkirova teamed up with other members of Mehta’s gang, such as Gidon Kremer or Pinchas Zukerman, and everything is related to Barenboim’s La Scala contract and Berlusconi’s Cultural Reform. Then, those musicians are endlessly supported by Zubin Mehta’s Italian circle, who want to monopolize your limited fund, and from the Berliner Unter den Linden, which receives no national fund, has no opera house or no future.

Of course, if their music is valuable enough to rule over the Italian music society, why worry? Please check my previous report on Pinchas Zukerman and his comical young wife. This arrogant big-mouth is not receiving good reviews from the local Canadians in his headquarters despite all his politics after Zukerman-scandal in Canada.

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(Updated on FEBRUARY 12, 2009)
Italy – Wikipedia
1. Also tourism is very important to the Italian economy: with over 43.7 million tourists a year, Italy is ranked as the FIFTH major tourist destination in the world.
2. The basis of the modern Italian language was established by the Florentine poet Dante Alighieri, whose greatest work, the Divine Comedy, is considered amongst the foremost literary statements produced in Europe during the Middle Ages.
3. Another information is found here. (Please keep following my writing.)

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This is what happened after those same Divans read ALL my writings, including my assignments for them, Answer from Mrs. Said and WEDO. (None of them plans to do this work while hiring Barenboim as their paid conductor, BTW.)

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DEAR ITALIAN TOP POLITICIANs, for whom classical music doesn’t have to sound sexily intelligent,

Please imagine Barenboim’s La Scala and the entire Italy years later. Already now, it seems to Barenboim’s Divans that Italy is inferior to their Berlin, inferior enough for them to boast their big mouth. They will insist that they learned German sound from La Scala’s Barenboim. The entire Italians have never heard of this UNIQUE sound before anyway. For them, classical music doesn’t have to sound good anyway, because Bashkirova’s Italian musicologists will keep publishing their clever writing as long as they receive enough fund from the government.

(Updated on FEBRUARY 16, 2009)
DEAR ITALIAN 81st PRIME MINISTER and ALL HIS FRIENDs and FOEs,

(…click this for the full text…)

Dear SIR! Are you going to blame me in the worst-case scenario? This is my only concern. Let’s start.

Please check
🙂 Italian 81st Prime Minister & POLITICS
🙂 Italian 81st Prime Minister & MUSIC

As I wrote in Additional Message to Italy, (please check FEB. 14), it was an accident to find Mr. Silvio the Musician. Now, I think this tax-related information in Korean article was wrong. But does it matter? I feel no need to search for further information on this issue. I just hope the entire Italian politicians to have a great fight until the Italian electorates finally choose or abandon Lega Nord’s ultimate dream to split Italy in TWO; Padania and anti-Padania. Is it really an impossible dream to build one wealthy Italy?

Interesting comments from Youtube.
1. Comment 1: aldilà della politica va detto che Silvio è intonato ed ha una bella voce
2. Comment 2: Come te l’ho detto prima, io non sono pro-Berlusconi, o sentito la mia famiglia in Italia parlare di lui, ed ecco che m’hanno detto; certo, Berlusconi è un mafioso, ma c’è peggio (gli altri sono ancora più disonesti, e gli altri o sono stronzi o non fanno un cazzo). Quindi votano per lui perché gli altri sono peggio.

1. Terrific Silvio: Youtube: Apicella & Berlusconi – Meglio ‘na Canzone (2002 or 2003) – WOW! Just wow! Have you ever seen more terrific singing posture than this one? A perfect angle (second photo) Is this musician really hum-hum years old? WOW!

2. So-So Silvio: Youtube: Berlusconi canta in francese con Apicella – See… this guy is losing his marvelous back muscles and pure timbre in his beautiful sound is going elsewhere but You-Know-Where. Some will mention different color, but losing pure timbre is what caused it. This is not a color, to be exact. This is what happens when Italian talented voice follows inferior low voice from foreign lands. They can never make good high notes. If this is a real professional musician, I would call it Bad Silvio.

3. Bad Silvio: Youtube: Berlusconi & Apicella – Female partner is better. Much better. Please look at her singing posture. She never loses her singing posture no matter what happens to her while Silvio frequently fails to control his voice. If this is a real professional musician, I would call it Horrible Silvio. BTW, whenever I watch Italian lady, I have to look myself in the mirror again to realize who I am… sigh. Berlusconi: Left has uglier women (Apr 9, 2008).

(NOTICE: It might sound cruel… but then, it’s all because this voice is so talented that it’s very easy to analyze its dying version. It is also the same happening as what happen to talented voices when their hard-working but not-enough-mature music is cruelly criticized by so-called pro-critics, who never mind heavenly praising Meier’s never-sensitive-therefore-impeccable Wagner. This is how they killed all the talented German voices in Waltraud Meier’s German Opera Houses.)

Is it called Neapolitan Song? “A romantic ballad, which originated from early 19th century Italian opera, the Neapolitan song was then universally acknowledged as the Italian popular song.”

Or Canzone Napoletana – Wikipedia? “Many of the Neapolitan songs are world-famous because they were taken abroad by emigrants from Naples and southern Italy roughly between 1880 and 1920. The music was also popularized abroad by performers such as Enrico Caruso, who took to singing the popular music of his native city as encores at the Metropolitan Opera in New York in the early 1900s. Caruso is therefore responsible for the fact that operatic tenors since then have been required to know these songs.”

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Curiously, the radio aired Wilhelm Furtwangler conducting the VPO’s Beethoven Seventh Symphony (Aug 30, 1954 in Salzburg) right after I found Mr. Silvio the Musician. They sing, sing and sing… with their natural voice. What’s the difference between Silvio No.1 and Furtwangler’s VPO’s Beethoven?

Oh yeah… I am still scared of St. Who-Must-Not-Be-Named. For a while, I never dared to analyze Silvio No.2 or Silvio No.3. First of all, all my analysis is purely based on the possible fact that this can a professional musician. But this Italian guy is not. What amazes me is that Mr. Silvio the Musician is required to spend the most of his day with talk and talk, but his singing voice is still there. What a heavenly talent or human being! Then… I wanted to do analyze three different Mr. Silvio the Musicians… because three different Mr. Silvio the Politicians were also there.

DEAR MR. SILVIO THE POLITICIAN,

You wrote…
“I want to be, should be proud of being Italian Hot Shot No.1. I am born Italian Prime Minister. I promise. I will make my ITALY the Welfare State No.1.”

Which Silvio the Musician was this political mind from? Silvio No.1 or Silvio No.2 or Silvio No.3? Could you please look at the terrific moment of Silvio No.1? I dare to say. There is a sweet scent of flower in your face and your eyes are shining with hum… (hard to explain in my limited language.) I am JUST curious. What kind of Italy does Silvio No.1 want to rule? The Welfare State No.1 or Fascist government No.1? (When I was a high school kid, I just couldn’t understand this word, Fascism. Nazism was easy because it meant Holocaust, but Fascism? A real headache… *.* Now, I barely realize that Fascism > Nazism… hum. Then, I also realize that even Italian Mussolini could be interpreted in a different way. Just like extreme-right wing Kippahs in Barenboim’s Israel. More headache!)

Only St. Who-Must-Not-Be-Named knows the answer.

I feel that I am truly toward the end of this chapter of my life ever since I started studying Wilhelm Furtwangler in Nazi regime. Or Music and Politics.

(Updated on FEBRUARY 17-20, 2009)
NO one will know who caused all these and those Fascism or Xenophobia related articles on Mr. Silvio the Musician. This is what I found instead, when I tried to search for ONE good Italian article about Berlusconi Reforms and Mr. Silvio the Musician became my accidental discovery as a result. Silvio No.1 might be the one. What if Silvio No.3 is the one? Who knows? The Italian Politicians in Silvio No.1-3’s Opposition Party could be the one.

Adolf Hitler and his Nazi regime needed Furtwangler the Musician and everybody knows why. Had Furtwangler’s MISIC changed from time to time… before and after exile?

1. While the very-professional critics criticized Furtwangler’s limited repertoire and called this conductor a charlatan, he always complained that he couldn’t sleep more than X hours because he had to study study what they called limited repertoire. (In fact, it was 3-4 hours, but I’m not sure of my memory.)
2. Wilhelm Furtwangler under the Nazi always looked tired. He looked alive only when he was on the stage leading the members of his Little Republic. He wished his MUSIC lead his German people into the better place… finally out of Nazism. His exile eventually proved his failure.
3. Maestro Furtwangler didn’t change his opinion during his denazification trial that he would remain in his Germany if his German people suffers Hitler’s Nazism again. He knew that he would fail again. He also knew that unlike internationally renowned German intellectuals, there would be no place for his German people to exile.
4. Meanwhile, it seemed clear that Adolf Hitler, while occupying the VIP seat, was very pleased and believed that there was nothing wrong with his Nazism because he couldn’t find anything superior to Furtwangler’s German Music. Some critics wrote that there exists a human being, who can’t be persuaded but should just be isolated in a mental institution.

What really means Power of Music? For whom Maestro Furtwangler played and prayed? There was no change in his MUISC and this is what Jewish musician, Yehudin Menuhin, heard. In sum, it would have been terrific if Hitler’s Nazism had been overthrown by Furtwanlger’s German politicians before the Western Allies announced its victory. Perhaps, this was his real reason of his ONE opinion during his denazification trial, wishing that his next generation never make the same mistake.

Adolf Hilter can’t answer this fundamental question, because Hitler himself had never stood on Furtwanlger’s podium. Hilter the Politician had never experienced Hitler the Musician or the Performer’s Moment. For him, MUSIC was a mere entertainment.

Furtwangler the Musician wanted to be reborn Furtwangler the Politician whenever he played for his German audience. There was no change in his MUSIC… before and after exile. I hope… Mr. Silvio the Musician to answer my curiously. Who wrote this?

“I want to be, should be proud of being Italian Hot Shot No.1. I am born Italian Prime Minister. I promise. I will make my ITALY the Welfare State No.1.”

Did Silvio No.3 write this? Then, I heartily recommend ALL his political foes never to give up throwing advices to Silvio the Musician. See… this poor guy never knows where to head for. It also perfectly proves what a mirage Barenboim’s Mideat Vision has been. Simply, a musician should remain as a musician no matter what…

If Silvio No.1 is the one, I hope him to stick to his gun. Who knows? Barenboim the Politician would want to follow his footsteps.

Daniel Barenboim & Filarmonica della Scala on Feb 22, 2009
Arnold SchönbergA survivor from Warsaw Op. 46 (for narrator, male chorus and orchestra)
Robert Holl, narrator

See… this performance schedule is what Barenboim the Politician arranged after Italian musicologist praised Bashkirova’s pianism. As I frequently wrote in my Music-blog, this is Bashkirova’s real friend and therefore the best example of Meier-Schule musician and therefore the worst cancerous role in dying opera houses.

Since Daniel Barenboim already told Italian PM all his real intentions during his Italian tour, his reason is either one:

1. Barenboim is thinking the best way to humiliate all the Italian politicians until his contract expires. Even in this situation, new faces made their energetic appearances in La Voce del Loggione in order to protect Waltraud Meier. Their main job seems to be demagogue. Who are they working for? Maestro X or Berliner Staatskapelle?

2. Barenboim is not quite content with Filarmonica della Scala, so he wants to show Silvio No.1 which members should be fired in case St. Who-Must-Not-Be-Named gives him a direct order to re-construct the La Scala. According to Loggioni’s praise of Meier’s Filarmonica della Scala, the members, especially strings, are quickly coming closer to Matthias Glander’s Staatskapelle. Mr. Silvio the Musician surely knows what means ‘dark and dull’, even in his worst situation. We’ll see… how many new faces appear again in La Voce del Loggione to report Robert Hall’s heavenly ensemble with the orchestra members?

DEAR ITALIAN TOP POLITICIANS,

Have you finished reading my Italian report? How old Daniel Barenboim is? Please look at what he is doing now… even in this disgusting situation. People used to say… “When Barenboim is on, he is great, but when he is off, no one can sound more disastrous than this musician.” It happened in Milan days ago AGAIN and everybody, especially gossipers, is darn busy at talking and talking. In this situation, in which even Loggione are encouraging their dying Filarmonica della Scala to learn Meier’s German dullest sound, their reasons may vary. Could you please ask Daniel Barenboim WHY? He should be the best one who knows WHY.

Is he answering that there was no problem with his heaviest schedule? Is he answering that concert hall is another practice room?

Do you think this hopeless guy can realize his Furtwangler dream? Or at least… doing his job to revitalize La Scala? There is and will be no change in my promise to you.

🙂 From JIWON: Additional Message to Italy on Jan 23
I promise. I will only castrate Daniel Barenboim and La Scala’s principal guest conductor will have to appear in his nude until his contract expires. (I really appreciate female members in your orchestra. They are the best-looking females so far. I am sure they will welcome my decision.)
Below is what I wrote and deleted and wrote and deleted… at the end of My Requests to Barenboim.
THE STORY HAS BEEN LIKE THIS. AND EVERYTHING WAS UP TO BARENBOIM.
Daniel Barenboim still openly insists/interviews that he loved his late wife and still missed his old good days with this legendary musician. He still openly insists/interviews that he never gives up studying MUSIC and wants to make MUSIC at every each moment. Then, in all the behind the scenes, he never gives up supporting Zubin Mehta and those B*TCHes. FINE.
If his wish to follow Furtwangler and love of his late wife were real but he can’t just betray his human-relationship with those sh*ts for his very personal reason, Daniel Barenboim had better stick to his cigars and go to heaven as soon as possible. It will be never late for this hopeless human guy to decide whether to join Furtwangler’s Utopia with his only love.
I WILL MAKE IT POSSIBLE. PERIOD.

It was years and years ago when I started writing this but just couldn’t post it in my MUSIC-blog even after finishing My Requests to Barenboim. Now, I feel perfectly fine while posting this as something official.

Well… it was quickly answered by Berlusconi criticised for ‘pretty girl’ rape comment (Jan 25, 2009). What a country!

OR…

(…click this for the full text…)

(FEBRUARY 21, 2009)
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🙂 From Zubin Mehta, Richardo Muti, Cultral Minister Sandro Bondi and La Scala
JIWON: Anyway, this is Zubin Mehta’s Haaretz (Israel) interview on Oct 21, 2008. As I wrote in In sum, I will travel ALL over the world and plead Palestinian Right to Targeted Killing of DORIT BEINISCH, it was Mehta’s secret message to Dorit Beinisch that Daniel Barenboim will anyway behave under his detailed instruction:
1. In Israel, 1/3 population can’t afford essential food items (Mar 31, 2008).
2. ‘In Israel, One in 5 needy considers suicide’ (Dec 10, 2008).: Latet organization warns humanitarian aid network could collapse in 2009.
3. Zubin Mehta: In Israel, Money is endless. I have a list of people who can pay for ‘Renovation.’

You don’t have to take Mehta’s interview seriously to figure out what a life Zubin Mehta wants to enjoy in Spain. Fast-reading once will be enough. He easily succeeded in his Spanish plan and why do you think so? Please check all my open messages to Spanish government, in which I expressed my respect of Spanish Royal Family and its family education despite all my anger toward Queen Sofía College of Music, which is the headquarters of Members of Bashkirova-Gang.

Zubin Mehta: In Israel, Money is endless. I have a list of people who can pay for ‘Renovation.’
“Daniel Barenboim does a lot in that area,” he adds, “but he has support from the government of Spain and Andalusia, where there is a dream of reviving the Golden Age when Jews and Muslims lived together, Maimonides and Ibn Gvirol together with the major figures of Muslim culture prior to the Christian conquest. Here there’s less of that.” (…) Part of the orchestra’s financial distress, notes Mehta, stems from a decline in the number of subscribers. (…) A similar situation exists in Italy, says Mehta, who is also the musical director of the Maggio Musicale Orchestra in Florence. “We worked there for a month on Wagner’s ‘Die Meistersinger von N?rnberg,’ and 600 people came – imagine!” He holds his head in a gesture of despair. “And Berlioz’s opera ‘The Trojans’ – do you know what fantastic singers we had? And they didn’t come to that either. But give them ‘La Traviata’ with a mediocre cast and see how the auditorium will always be filled. (…)”

http://www.examiner.com/x-2321-Portland-International-Travel-Examiner~y2009m1d24-Madrid-Locals-A-Young-Violin-Player
Last November she played before the Royal Family of Spain under conductor Zubin Mehta at the opening concert for the Sony Auditorium of the Queen Sofía College of Music on November 2008. The concert was broadcasted both on TVE Television and Classical Radio.

Of course, Mehta’s story can always go further… in terms of MUSIC…always… never goes with POLITICS nor with PEACE.

Daniel Barenboim: ‘Please Listen, Before It Is Too Late’ Feb 5, 2009
To the Editors: Your readers may be interested in the following statement by Daniel Barenboim and the list of those who have supported it. (…) Zubin Mehta, Waltraud Meier (…)

Al Ain Classics Festival partners with Abu Dhabi Classics Feb 22, 2009 / BI-MiddleEast
UAE. The ninth edition of the Al Ain Classics Festival, taking place under the patronage of HH Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan will make substantial steps towards meeting a challenging artistic future. (…) The Western contribution to this year’s festival will feature the historic Emirates debut of the world-renowned Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, in an intimate chamber music evening on 11 March as well as a full symphonic programme on 13 March under conductor Zubin Mehta

What do you think it means?

What do you think will happen to Barenboim’s son if part of my writings appears? It was already months ago when Barenboim made clear about his future relationship with this young musician, so everything was up to Elena Bashkirova. And the entire Italians saw how this human being behaved after receiving my warnings to her son. This is called mother.

As a matter of fact, this was my warning to Elena Bashkirova. Since Gidon Kremer dumped her pianism, has there been a moment of real-pianist-or-accompanist’s life for this female musician? Will there be an artistic future for this comical human being? During this decade-long bimbo-battle, has there been a moment of Bashkirova behaving as a mother, whose son should survive his professional life after father’s death? The more and more I drove Daniel and Michael Barenboim into the corner, the more and more this female proved hilarious mental state, endlessly inviting all the pigs into her circle. Even now, this sh*t is busy at planning her tour-schedule as a brilliant soloist, who is honored to play under Zubin Mehta’s toy-conductor, who has no place to go after his current contract expires; starting from Christoph von Dohnányi. (Concerning his private life, Kremer’s cat is now too old to become his favorite girl… so what is his exact reason? It will be very professional.)

Then, what about Matthias Glander’s Berlin, Spain and Mideastern circle?

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🙂 From JIWON: Dear-Arab-Readers in my Knesset-blog
DEAR FEMALE READERS,
(…) Should I thank Ehud Barak for provoking my anger? Without his betrayal, I would have never dared to start this research. May I introduce myself again? Please check Hello, Is Dorit Beinisch talking about ME? Public Slander? (Regarding Ruth Gavison, From Jun 23 to Jul 21, 2008). No matter what, I couldn’t die without finishing this dirty business. If you check my Music-blog, the first message dated back to 2005 or 2006, up to the situation. By the time DORIT BEINISCH succeeded in torpedoing the appointment of Prof. NILI COHEN, YECHEZKEL BEINISCH also succeeded in having me give up my ten-year long computer work. By the time DORIT BEINISCH was able to beat Prof. RUTH GAVISON, I resumed this computer work. But it was to send my farewell message to my READERS. I couldn’t die without finishing this dirty business, but it was an impossible hope. So, I started writing the real names of all the characters in this dirty story and promised to meet them again in my next life. Or I could let my ghost chase them even after their death.
You know the rest of this story. And this time, the subject is neither ME nor Barenboim’s Angels, but DORIT BEINISCH, the president of Supreme Court of Israel. I just can’t believe my eyes whenever I search for more information on Beinisch’s rivals. I hope both esteemed female jurists to take advantage of this writing and to win what they deserve.
(…) Why do you think, in the novel, ‘Harry Potter,’ the characters of … had to be dressed in female’s costume while … had to appear as male characters? A female novelist created all those human characters, but her book sill lacks Beinisch’s favorite dirty method, which has nothing to do with LAW but is in fact one of typical tricks of male chauvinist’s favorite bimbo, perhaps because it is written for teenagers.
(…) Who will be the next? Why in the world is the situation exactly same as the one in my story? I used to call it a Bimbo-Battle. Why do you think this mere female pianist, Elena Bashkirova, was able to DESTROY almost all the MAJOR orchestras elsewhere? Starting from Ensemble-Wien-Berlin, ALL the male-chauvinists, including so-called maestros, joined this battle, then NO ONE improved while playing with this historically unique female pianist. Not only they hilariously proved bottomless failing, they even destroyed the last German sound, which was the only tradition having existed in European music society. Altogether, they destroyed ALL the young talents gathering around them. Curiously, their participation was in exact order. The more inferior, the busier and louder. Why do you think so? It has been more than ten years. Barenboim’s Angels have never appeared at the forefront, always hiding behind certain male chauvinists or forming the grouping. It was only toward the end of this story when those b*tches directly mention their relationship with Barenboim. This interview was in fact to protect Elena Bashkirova’s Hungarian visit, which was to prepare Beinisch’s Jerusalem Festival 2008, Beinisch’s branja-party to clear his criminal record:
Waltraud Meier: Barenboim hat mal etwas Schönes zu mir gesagt (Mar 25, 2008).
This has been a case of Elena Bashkirova. What will Dorit Beinisch’s case look like? Public Slander? I have a perfect right to mention this name in this music-writing as long as Beinisch’s Jerusalem Festival and Bashkirova’s West-Eastern-Divan-Orchestra shines in Barenboim’s professional history. I even have a Humanly Possible Right to call President of Supreme Israel a B*tch, haven’t I?

This Meier’s Berlin-interview was only a starting part of their planned project. After I finished My Requests to Barenboim, EVERYBODY appeared on the front line. While introducing their exact names, EVERYBODY insists that Barenboim is the ONE who was in charge of MUSIC and therefore he is the ONLY ONE who should be blamed.

Finally, this grand plan ended up with Zubin Mehta’s Spanish fame. Or Maestro Mehta in Mideast. In sum, is Zubin Mehta threatening Daniel Barenboim that he would be able to do NOTHING, especially in Berlin, if he refuses to take care of his big-brother’s professional career? Presently, the performance schedule of Berliner Staatskapelle is run by Mehta’s musicians. Who is Artistic Director of Berlin Opera House? Zubin Mehta or Matthias Glander or Daniel Barenboim?

DEAR BARENBOIM’S REAL FANS,

Still, I never plan to change anything in my previous writings, concerning My Requests to Barenboim. However… don’t you think I should change just a little bit? What if I omit Daniel Barenboim from all my previous writings and add more of Elena Bashkirova and Waltraud Meier in place of Barenboim’s nude show? I can insert Daniel Barenboim again whenever I want.

Then, I need to write something more… to woo Italian politicians.

DEAR ITALIAN TOP POLITICIANS,

I promise that I will keep my promise until Barenboim’s current contract as La Scala’s principal guest conductor expires.

OR

Why don’t you give me a POWER to rule the Italian Music Society? Well… to be exact, I don’t need this power. As long as I receive an official and political PERMISSION to clean out ALL Bashkirova’s poops and pees, it’s already enough. The Italian music society will roll along all by itself. Please check elsewhere. Weather in America or in Europe, young musicians, who were able to enter the professional world after surviving local politics, share the similar characteristics. Do you know what kind of rat race they had to suffer and survived?

Elena Bashkirova did a terrific job while enjoying my miserable life. How many Italian pigs have joined this sh*t? I promise. During this decade-long bimbo-battle, NONE of those who hurried for Bashkirova’s friendship proved qualified musicianship. They were useless or eventually became worthless… even in a commercial market.

Please check
🙂 Music in Italy

Is it Italian problem only? Sooner or later, each European country will have to follow Italian case. What I feel funny during this Bimbo-Battle is that…

If you check Music-Lovers’ comments in old-fashioned places, such as Google-group, my open insulting Waltraud Meier literally united them to protect their favorite voice. Then their united opinion looks like they are living in the Heaven of the Classical Music. But when you take one step back, no one knows which orchestra will close its door tomorrow. Don’t you think those folks should fund their favorite music all by themselves instead of begging the government to support their intelligent hypocrisy? Government’s responsibility No.1 is to meet the public demand in the most economic, the most effective way. Please check their IQs. They are the best one who know it.

What do you think about this?

In order to receive governmental fund, each institution should prove a certain quality of MUSIC. Concerning La Scala’s present situation… (You still call it top.) How many do you think can prove this? I bet NONE. Then what about this? Why don’t they plan Bashkirova and Meier’s nude concert and teach their youngsters how to develop a real musicianship?

Who is Bashkirova’s favorite composer? Schumann.
For whom, Waltraud Meier used to sing ‘Frauenliebe und -leben op.42’?

Isn’t that terrific for both of them to start their career as Barenboim’s something special? Who knows? As Berlin’s Critic No.1 did, Meier’s Italian fans might fall in love with this most disgusting interpretation by Bashkirova’s ‘romantic and passionate-or-energetic(?)’ pianism, which is the best example of Meier’s definition of ‘Being Italian’. Los italianos, por ejemplo, confunden el amor con la pasión, yo no creo que sea lo mismo. Tampoco Wagner lo veía así. (Meier’s Interview) I promise. TWO Big-Mouths in Italian interview will lead them to travel all over the world. How many concert halls exist in music societies all over the world? Ten years later, they will still have to travel as top-famed musicians.

DEAR ITALIAN TOP POLITICIANS,

Why don’t you give me a POWER to make Daniel Barenboim work as La Scala’s Music Director?

Who says that Barenboim is bound to Berlin contract?

Please check
Germany-Heldentenor (Dear German Politicians/Pigs)

A contract means a promise. A promise should be kept. Berlin is where the promise has NEVER been kept and will NEVER be kept. Remember? It was already a decade ago when Barenboim threatened German politicians. The fact that those German pigs have no ability to keep their promise still sounds OK. If they have no money, they could have proven a qualified MUSIC. And this very fact that they kept playing the game with me NEVER sounds OK. If those guys want to ask me to fulfill my responsibility, they must keep their original promise first.

What did they learn from Masterclass at Merkel’s Bundestag? This writing was finished on Sep18, 2008 and I even asked German Chancellor Angela Merkel to help Barenboim’s real intention. What has been happening in Berlin since then? Do they have absolutely NO ear? Or did everybody decide to beg for Zubin Mehta’s Jewish money?

(NOTICE: Please… whenever I think of all these and those happenings in Berlin… whenever I think of Matthias Glander’s dirtiest clarinet sound and his dullest German ensemble… I just spit (out).)

With Daniel Barenboim sitting on the La Scala’s throne, we have THINGS that we can work together.

DEAR MR. SILVIO THE MUSICIAN,

Below is what I wrote days ago and none of them was planned writing.

(Updated on FEBRUARY 13, 2009 – Too tired. Just thinking of all the garbage and sh*ts those pigs left makes me tired. I want to write my favorite first.)
Which classical music or interpretation could be best accepted in Italy?

1. Please check my previous writing on Feb 9, 2009 and Berlusconi criticised for ‘pretty girl’ rape comment (Jan 27, 2009). I wrote… “I appreciate their dress code. Whatever they wear, they look very relaxed. Then, I wonder again. This is in fact the very basic of poetic interpretation. Then why I can’t hear this music from those members?”

2. Apart from TOURISM and (poetic) LANGUAGE, This is what Italy – Wikipedia says: “Introduced in the early 1920s, jazz took a particularly strong foothold in Italy, and remained popular despite the anti-American cultural policies of the Fascist regime.”

3. What is main characteristics of American Jazz and what kind of human beings love this musical style? If you use search button, you can find one of my MUSIC writings, which is related to this word, JAZZ. Struggling Beethoven. (In fact, this writing should have started with American Jazz. But I was too tired by then and no more wanted to be a part of American music society. Hence, I didn’t write the most important sentence to finish this writing: “Why do you think American youngsters’ least favorite music is Beethoven?” There are more, of course, but I feel no need to write more on this issue.

4. Please check Zubin Mehta’s Haaretz (Israel) interview on Oct 21, 2008, in which he kindly explained how mediocre his Italian public is. Check Italians’ favorite repertoire. Is it mediocre? They followed music only when it was a real entertainment. What they wanted to hear from Italian cultural organization was not Musicologists’ favorite subjects but a real music. To be exact, who is mediocre? Mehta or Mehta’s Italian public?

5. Where can you hear this kind of music, Struggling Beethoven? If you follow Members of Bashkirova-Gang, you can never taste this music, simply because the starting point of this music is a purity in their sound. Then, you have to sing, sing and sing. And then, you have to find yourself in a real serious thought of STRUCTURE, which is the most subject of Boulez’ musicians. But do they need Boulez’ book to make it? I don’t know. In my case… Silvio Research Center was the answer. In others’ case, more qualified sound, or feedback on their own performance, or just keep questioning their own performance during the performance was what they needed.

6. Oh, yeah… I still remember Muti’s Beethoven Cycle at La Scala. It was years ago. RIGHT? And… I won’t tell what it sounded like, of course. This is not my business after all. Just… I heard it after Zubin Mehta’s stupidest Italian ensemble, and then, I used to compare it with Muti’s Philadelphia sound. Those were a bit different.

7. Basically, this was not a part of my planned writing. It just started the moment Mr. Silvio’s fantastic neck muscles hooked my attention. Then… as usual… whenever I finished something, I found something more… Anyway…

(Returned to the original date on FEBRUARY 21, 2009)
DEAR MR. SILVIO THE MUSICIAN,

Weirdly enough, it was right on that night that I found Mr. Silvio the Musician; Youtube: Apicella & Berlusconi – Meglio ‘na Canzone (2002 or 2003) and Canzone Napoletana – Wikipedia.

Don’t you think this voice is better than its string accompaniment? Could you please imagine its qualified sound? Don’t you think this imaginary sound can go even further? Can you hear this attractive version of string accompaniment supporting your another voice… (during your prime time)? This string section sound is in fact the starting point of very classical music. Have you ever heard of this sound from La Scala?

Please… I hate mentioning real-maestro’s BPO or VPO or any major orchestras in order to compare their top-rate performance with Italian ensemble. This is my least favorite, the most inferior way of life in my view. Let’s just think of Italian version of classical music. Just think of what Italian music lovers can appreciate most.

However, I can compare, want to compare this Italian version of classical music with anything Furtwangler, because both of them will sing, sing and sing with their utmost natural sound. Then, I am more curious. Whose instrument will sound more luxurious? Both of their interpretation sound just same.

But then, my readers still have to find answers to my previous questions.

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🙂 From Masterclass at Merkel’s Bundestag (From September 10-18, 2008).
Is Bayreuth Festival Orchestra a Symphony Orchestra or an Opera Orchestra?
Time to think of Milan-Scandal again:
(…)
Then, what is the similarity or dissimilarity between the Italian opera orchestra and the German opera orchestra?
(…)
♥ TIME for ASSIGNMENT ♥
1. WHAT is SIMILARITY or DISSIMILARITY between SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA and OPERA ORCHESTRA?
2. WHAT is SIMILARITY or DISSIMILARITY between OPERA ORCHESTRA and ACCOMPANIST (PIANIST)?
3. WHAT is SIMILARITY or DISSIMILARITY between the best OPERA ORCHESTRA in the world and the best ACCOMPANIST (PIANIST) in the world?
4. WHAT is SIMILARITY or DISSIMILARITY between the second-rate OPERA ORCHESTRA and the second-rate ACCOMPANIST (PIANIST)?
(Clue: NONE of FOLKs, who joined this Bimbo-Battle made a commercial recording with Kremer’s second-ex, Elena Bashkirova.)

There are more, of course, and this is related to my previous writing on terrific debate between Diva Callas and her Rivals; ‘Callas’s Wine-like Voice vs. her Rival’s Champagne-like Voice.’ Mr. Silvio No.1 is the starting point of this debate, because this voice looks like an Italian singing voice in non-classical music but could be interpreted as an Italian speaking voice in the world of classical music. Isn’t that terrific?

BY THE WAY… I just realize that it was Renata Tebaldi (b. 1922), who was mentioned as Callas’s (b. 1923) rival and ‘Champagne with Cognac’ was the exact description. Nothing matters… But then, I want to write one more thing. Basically, it was either Renata Tebaldi or Renata Scotto when I wanted to post Youtube-video in my previous writing, along with Daniel Barenboim and Elliott Carter. After writing German speaking/singing voice and mentality in Masterclass at Merkel’s Bundestag, I wanted to do the same thing with the pure Italian voice. Then, I completely forgot Callas’s nationality while watching her Bel-Canto lecture and that was what I did. My another problem was that I’ve been confused between TWO Renatas. Now, I start to know how they sound different.

Youtube: Renata Tebaldi “Vissi d’arte” 1949 (27 year-old Diva)
1. Comment 1: Renata’s diction (eg.1:10) is perfect here, in the 1961 version the mature Renata expresses this feeling with colour and warmth and understanding-Tosca-she now knows what it feels like to be spurned by men, rejected and how little men understand how a woman will sacrifice anything to be loved and wanted, even if she has become a product of the man’s desires and casts her own needs aside.
2. Comment 2: The 1961 version from Germany, (I think Suttgart) is the best for me. The best complete Tosca I heard and the sound of the DVD is fabulous

Then, what about her German diction?
Youtube: Schubert – Ave Maria – Renata Tebaldi

Then, what about Tebaldi’s one year junior rival?
Youtube: Maria Callas “Vissi d’arte” Paris 1958 (35 year-old Diva)

Whoever says whatever, I have to analyze both cases, everything about TWO great voices. There is no perfect human being, and therefore, no perfect voice and no perfect music. Furthermore, your voice comes out of your mouth, which is located neither at the bottom nor on the top of your body but somewhere in your face. Renata Tebaldi and Maria Callas… these TWO voices simply explain the two different vocal techniques, which want to maximize imperfect human ability in two different ways. If you want to fully enjoy this Italian art, Opera, you have to honor both Divas. You can’t choose one.

If you follow Zubin Mehta, you may be able to find Mehta’s Tebaldi discography. It will be worth analyzing it, since Mehta used to meddle in all these and those legendary performance schedule only to destroy their native talents. I’ve never seen any voice to prove his real level under this conductor. You only hear fame from them. Or whenever all those legendary voices follow this baton-technique, they fail. What’s wrong with them? Performers can’t ignore any cancerous roles during the performance. Then, what’s wrong with him?

Out of more curiosity, tiny information about Renata Scotto (b. 1934). Too tired to go further… especially when this internet service is frequently out of order whenever I start my new research. For a while, I wanted to pick up my favorite part, but gave up. So many valuable information in this interview. One must read the full text.

Renata Scotto Interview
BD: Tell me about the secret of singing Puccini.
RS: Oh my god. There’s no secret as long as you can sing what Puccini wrote. Often, I see young people who start their career with Puccini because they think it’s easier than other composers like Verdi. If you take the score only (just the notes), of course it’s easier. Verdi, and other composers of the romantic 19th century, need bel canto technique. So, when I see the young people sing Puccini, I know they’re making a big mistake. In order to sing Puccini, you have to know how to sing first. You have to know the meaning of being a singer who knows how to act and make a character believable. That is the great secret of Puccini – theater, words in music, but in the verismo style. Many times “verismo” is misunderstood and they think “melodrama” is the same thing. Verismo is a style, like bel canto. Verdi is his own style, as is Wagner. (…)

The fact the Ms. Renata Scotto (b. 1934) is still alive led me to one more research.

Mirella Freni (b. 1935) – Wikipedia
Together they helped establish the CUBEC – Centro Universale del Bel Canto in Vignola, where they started giving master classes in 2002. Following Ghiaurov’s death in 2004, Freni continued their work in preserving the Bel Canto tradition, and currently teaches young singers from around the world.

For Freni, 50 Years Onstage Is Prelude May 14, 2005 / By New York Times
In 1997, when the Met mounted a production of Giordano’s “Fedora” for her, I wrote that she was arguably the last in a line of sopranos with a direct connection to a great Italian operatic heritage that seemed to be dying. Plácido Domingo, Ms. Freni’s co-star in “Fedora,” agreed. “Mirella is the end of a chain,” he said.
(…) In addition, she has become a dedicated teacher. (…) But just what is the great Italian tradition that is so threatened? What does it mean to be “the last prima donna,” as Ms. Freni has been called? “I don’t know,” she said. “You tell me why I am the last of a tradition. I have done my job honestly. I have worked hard and with joy.”
Central to the tradition, surely, is a belief in the bel canto principles of singing that emerged in the late 18th century. Bel canto technique values unforced production of tone, agility, focused sound and, above all, evenness throughout the range. You should never hear the gears shift when a singer moves from low to middle to high voice. A singer must also have a feeling for the intricate relationship between words and music, with smooth legato in lyrical phrases and incisive accents when the text demands clarity. Finally, the tradition places enormous emphasis on expression, though emotion must never undermine technique.
Asked in a 2002 interview what young singers lacked, Ms. Freni said that though they often “come with good technique,” “they don’t express everything like you need to.” Their singing is “automatic,” she added. But now, having immersed herself in teaching, Ms. Freni has changed her tune. Asked the same question recently, she said that young singers lacked technique – “tecnica, tecnica.”
(…) “With Nicolai dead, I am alone. It’s only me. ” She may be more right than she knows. Mirella Freni may be the last of her kind.

See… is there any difference between Callas’s Bel-Canto lecture and Mirella Freni’s? And then, Waltraud Meier violates the very basic rule of this Italian singing. ‘Bel canto technique values unforced production of tone…’

Curiously, there is more detailed explanation about Meier’s vocal technique in this article. There is also academic course for piano accompanists in CUBEC – Centro Universale del Bel Canto. Please ask this Italian Diva the exact feeling she felt toward her Italy and its La Scala when Meier’s vocal technique boasted her Bel-Canto interview in France after dominating La Scala with all her slaves. And ask her how she felt after Italian musicologist praised Elena Bashkirova’s pianism.

I promise. There will be more Italian Voices to research and part of them are still alive. I’m tired out… but I needed this research, because…
1. Whenever I recall Callas’s scandal, ‘Champagne vs. Cognac’, not Renata Tebaldi (b. 1922) but Mirella Freni (b. 1935) approaches me as Callas’s rival.
2. I was surprised at Italian femininity while studying Italian DIVAS. (Should I call it feminism? I don’t know. I just don’t like some feminists’ hypocrite private life…)

King of the gaffe charms Italy again: Berlusconi’s ‘marry a millionaire’ advice rides out the storm – but also recruits a fascist (Mar 16, 2008).

HA-HA-HA! HO-HO-HO!
What amazes me is that Mr. Silvio the Politician won the election despite this comment. What a country! It tells me a lot about Italian females… See, real females don’t care who says what. And then… concerning all these and those cats hanging around rich OLD/UGLY guys… is there something wrong with this sentence? Just too honest!

First of all, can you smell a hint of arrogance while collecting valuable materials about Italian Divas; Renata Tebaldi (b. 1922), Renata Scotto (b. 1934), Mirella Freni (b. 1935) and so on…? Honesty was the first criterion to join legendary Italian Divas. Please compare their everything with Waltraud Meier’s something special, something unique. Should it be called German mentality?

DEAR MR. SILVIO THE MUSICIAN,

Do you think I am done with Youtube: Apicella & Berlusconi – Meglio ‘na Canzone (2002 or 2003) and Canzone Napoletana – Wikipedia?

Though it sounds real terrific, this information was not available on the internet in English. Don’t you think it’s worth enough to become Italian product in international market? There are more, of course.

Weirdly enough, ‘O Sole Mio’ is not what hit my sixth sense after listening to Italian prime minister’s favorite music, Canzone Napoletana – Wikipedia.

Best Of The Italian Film Music, The Composers

It was not an easy work to find this link. What’s the exact name for this musical style? With the keyword, ‘Italian Movie Music’ or ‘Italian Cinema Music’, I couldn’t find valuable information.

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Then what’s the difference between Italian Film Music and Italian Opera?
Time to think of Milan scandal again

Please check
🙂 From Masterclass at Merkel’s Bundestag (From September 10-18, 2008).
Is Bayreuth Festival Orchestra a Symphony Orchestra or an Opera Orchestra?
Time to think of Milan-Scandal again:
Recriminations fly as crisis engulfs La Scala (Mar 3, 2005): La Scala has edged towards offering a higher symphonic content in the programme – but Franco Zeffirelli said this decision was jeopardising the uniqueness of the orchestra. “It is born to play opera. It is the best opera orchestra in the world,” he said.
Then, what is the similarity or dissimilarity between the Italian opera orchestra and the German opera orchestra?
(And so on… and so on… and so on…)

What do you think about this? Is this a mere conjecture… too much hypothesis?

Now, you go to the real world and compare the TWO. Are there any differences between them? You may have to go to Youtube and compare each individual sound to simultaneously check No.1 and No.2.

1. Zubin Mehta’s VPO hilariously playing the Viennese Walz
2. Italian local ensemble’s performance of Italian Film Music (I believe most of them are Italians…)
3. Time to remember Maestro Mehta’s interview on mediocre music/public.

Guess what? One of the greatest moments I picked up from the legendary performers was from BSO’s Pop concert (Boston). I must confess that I didn’t like most of them. (I said… I don’t like light classic or cross-over, but I watched them because there were BSO members among them.) But I promise that there was a moment and I’ve never seen greater ensemble techniques than theirs. Then, this ensemble technique led me to collect all my unique memories of the same members. I heard Furtwangler’s right instrument from one of them. I also heard the right interpretation of American Jazz from one of them. I heard the authentic sound of American very classic, Charles E. Ives, from one of them, too. The same performers played all the stuff; from pop to very classic.

Had they won Grammy award? If not, why? Is it simply because only deaf and blind professional critics choose the winners? Anyway, I can’t write more details. I promised Maestro Levine that only when he promises Barenboim’s regular performance schedule in HIS BSO, I will write all the details, which is to help his directorship. This one was part of them.

Of course, they are not the only one, aren’t they? If Italy had Enrico Caruso, there was Fritz Wunderlich in Germany. Wunderlich’s old-fashioned pop music still has a power to titillate modern listener’s ears. Except for Waltraud Meier’s bourgeois taste… Sie gilt als Diva und ist manchmal ein wenig rigoros: Popmusik zum Beispiel ist Waltraud Meier ein Gräuel. (Meier’s Interview)

DEAR MR. SILVIO THE POLITICIAN,

Don’t you think you should ask Mr. Silvio the Musician first if you want to support La Scala? You are welcome to promise NO money until Silvio No.1 is pleased with his La Scala strings.

(Updated on FEBRUARY 24, 2009)
FOLKS KEPT PRAISING… for a decade.

“Barenboim’s Divan-project has support from the government of Spain and Andalusia, where there is a dream of reviving the Golden Age when Jews and Muslims lived together… (bla-bla-bla)… Spain was the perfect example of an intercultural exchange. Jews, Muslims and Christians had a chance to coexist.”

Quite naturally, I used to believe that Spain is where Jewish and Muslim population is more than 20 or 25%… or at least 10%… until I started my own research. The fact was that

France: Jews 606,561 (1%) + Muslims 6,371,819 (10%) = 6,978,380 (11%)
United Kingdom: Jews 350,000 (0.6%) + Muslims 2,000,000 (3.3%) = 2,350,000 (3.9%)
Germany: Jews 118,000 (0.25%) + Muslims 3,213,639 (3.9%) = 3,331,639 (4.15%)
Spain: Jews 48,409 (0.12%) + Muslims 930,308 (2.3%) = 978,717 (2.42%)
Italy: Jews 30,213 (0.05%) + Muslims 814,068 (1.4%) = 844,281 (1.45%)

Did I hear something about Barenboim’s MUSIC-project that has contributed to the Spanish Music Society by preserving Spanish golden tradition? Did I hear MUSIC from this Spanish ensemble? I only heard what a terrific job Spanish pigs did only to destroy music societies elsewhere… with their oily, dirty sound and superficial interpretation. After receiving my Barenboim-message, Spain started to play the game with me… and this local event became national and then international issue. Yet, Barenboim was still Barenboim, who remained as the lowest-paid conductor hired by Spanish government. There must be a reason. Then, I figured out WHO planned Barenboim’s UN concert.

Curiously, Arab money was the only thing that frequently appeared in Spain-related articles whenever I checked international headlines. How come Spain is the only European country, which kept wooing Arab funds?

1. Please check my writing on Spanish Economy, Spain & Quartet, Spain & USA’s Rice, Spain & UN in JIWON: Dear Spanish Government Officials, (Regarding Government Fund / Spanish Culture / Barenboim’s Involvement in Spanish Politics) (Apr 3, 2008 to Present).
2. Spain seeks Arab funds for bank package Oct 20, 2008 (For more links, please click Google: Spain + Arab + Funds.)
3. Spain Enters Recession, Worst GDP Drop in 15 Years Feb 12, 2009
4. Saudi, Spain Set Up $5bn Fund Feb 23, 2009
Abdullah praised Spain for its support for the legitimate rights of the Palestinians. (…) Spain can play a leading role in the peace process, he added. (…) King Abdullah also held talks with Spanish Prime Minister Zapatero. (…) He was referring to the accord reached between the two (Palestinian) groups in February that led to the creation of a Palestinian unity government.

So… Has Spain supported Barenboim’s Mideast Vision? Barenboim’s lowest income still sounds OK. Has Maestro Barenboim conducted more inferior ensemble than this Spanish one during his lifetime? Everybody knows what a close relationship is between President of the Junta de Andalucía and Prime Minister of Spain. I never knew Barenboim joined one particular Spanish political party, Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party (PSOE). Did he? Elsewhere you go, Barenboim’s Divan-project has become nothing but Zapatero’s propaganda concerts or anything but Barenboim’s Mideast Vision.

Basically, when I had to meddle in Barenboim’s Spanish life, I never planned to criticize Spain’s pure intention to support Barenboim and Said’s pure friendship. But the result says what I see and what I hear. Just like what happened in Kippah-I & Kippah-II in my Knesset-blog, I only see Arab money pouring into Spain and I feel what I feel.

Spain has a dream of reviving the Golden Age when Jews and Muslims lived together?
Hum… I am searching for the better description than this proverb.
‘It is not the beard that makes the philosophers.’

Spain hits back at Berlusconi’s ‘too pink’ comment Apr 16, 2008

Spain must have been busy. Just one week later after my PINK mail hit Spanish First Lady, another musician, Silvio No. 1 or 2 or 3, tossed TOO PINK message to her husband. My problem is that I still didn’t get their DIRECT answer. They just said that Spanish Foreign Minister can’t read English. What did I say?

I just said that if Spain wants to be truly involved in the Israeli–Palestinian conflict, she should not insult Ms. Condoleezza Rice’s hard working in the name of Daniel Barenboim. (Do those Spanish Pigs know how hard WE had to work and work? Go to hell! They should work instead of talking… and everybody knows that I was not for Bush administration. I was for Mrs. Bush and Ms. Rice.) I said that being a First Lady never means that an inferior musician has a right to destroy her country’s music society in the name of Waltraud Meier. I said that it’s not a good idea for the Spanish government to meddle in Mideat affairs by throwing the wrong advice to UN’s Ban, who is famous for dozing off during (Barenboim’s) classical music concert, which is sponsored by Female First Vice President of Spain.

And… I am going to say that the most disgusting Female Politician seems to be found in Spain. Who is the Female Principal of Queen Sofía College of Music, which is the headquarters of Members of Bashkirova-Gang? What is her exact identity? Principal or Dmitri Bashkirov’s bimbo or WHAT?

For the first time in my life, I can’t chuckle while reading Berlusconi-Joke. And I am going to ask Spanish Queen Sofia what’s wrong with my Spanish problem. Has Spanish Politicians also joined Matthias Glander’s Berlin circle, pretending that Daniel Barenboim is the ONLY ONE, who should be blamed? Mrs. Mariam Said’s Spanish Website says so and I’m still waiting for her answer. Answer from Mrs. Said and WEDO

DEAR ITALIAN 81st PRIME MINISTER and ALL HIS FRIENDs and FOEs,

“You don’t need me. The greatest pleasure you can have as a musician is to realize that the conductor is useless.”

Who do you think said this? To whom and when?

“When this orchestra walks on stage it has the greatest success of any orchestra in the world, and why? Because people are so moved by the fact that these people, whose family members have probably killed each other, are making music together. But I tell the musicians, you can’t play on that card. One minute after you start playing, you have to make people forget you are Israeli and Arab. And if you, as Israeli and Arab, can bring something special to the music, that’s what we are here for. The worst thing we can do is to rely on this fact that we are ‘playing with the enemy’.”

It was in 2005. I just feel funny about the fact that Mr. and Ms. Who-Should-Not-Need-Barenboim still need Barenboim for their annual tour schedule, still look like playing with the enemy, and still never plan to work for their assignments, which only issue is MUSIC. Answer from Mrs. Said and WEDO

Anyway, I am done with them. I hope those Mideastern slaves in every each section, from the first violin to the percussion, to keep playing for their Jewish-or-Spanish Bosses/Pigs until the last moment of their professional life… while traveling all over the world as film stars of ‘Knowledge Is the Beginning’.

Sooner or later I will be able to be involved in Mideast affairs as their business partner and my job will be to build the bridge between this Arab and that Arab, between the Arab world and the Western golden tradition, between the real Arabs and the real Jews, and so on. I just want to build the bridge between everybody involved in Arab Music Societies and my only issue will be MUSIC. No more no less. The moment I accept their invitation, ALL those so-called divans, whose music possessed a hint of Members of Bashkirova-Gang, will be fired from their job. They will have to find the very musical job in Matthias Glander’s Berlin or Spain.

Please check
🙂 Music in Middle East
🙂 Daniel Barenboim, Tania Nasir and The Edward Said National Conservatory of Music (also in Gaza…)

What really means annual workshop or tour concerts for Barenboim’s Mideastern musicians? In fact, there are many ways to run this project, because so many countries want to coexist in Arab world, where everything is changing so fast in each music society. In reality, many different versions should be practiced and performed.

In Palestine, its student orchestra alone can fill the performance schedule. Birzeit University is known as Palestinian brain. Is there more valuable project than supporting this youth ensemble until the Palestinian Unity Government is formed… until the Palestinian State is established? Until the DAY comes, this ONE Palestinian music ensemble needs united, broad support from Arab and western world.

Just out of curiosity, I wanted to know if this project could be related to Italian Muslim Culture, because I read that Movimento per l’Autonomia (MpA) is from Sicily, where one can find something, along with the third largest opera house in all of Europe. To my surprise, ‘Denunciation of Islamic Terrorism’ was my main discovery during my research with these keywords, Google: Italy + Muslim + Culture.

Italian Muslim Association was one of them. It was a real discovery, because Barenboim’s Muslim-articles used to befriend Anti-Israel-or-Peaceful-Mirage-therefore-Pro-Hamas journalism. (Especially in Britain…) Barenboim’s Peace-concert was always sold-out and therefore its great success used to result in Hamas’s terrorism in Palestine and Phoenix-Bibi in Israel. What a country!

DEAR ITALIAN TOP POLITICIANS,

Do we need to think of something special? Why don’t WE work together until the Italian electorates finally choose or abandon Lega Nord’s ultimate dream to split Italy in TWO; Padania and anti-Padania? Even if I spend another month of research on Italian Muslim Culture, do I know better than Movimento per l’Autonomia (MpA)? Whether ONE or TWO, wealthy Italy certainly sounds better, doesn’t it?

Are you willing to join me? I hope you are.

Whether Tourism or not, whether Muslim Culture or not, whether Arab Funds or not, whether Music or not… Please use OUR MUSICIANS in your most political way. It will be OUR honor to serve you as long as you use your power to enhance your people’s welfare.

Sincerely yours,
JIWON

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🙂 From JIWON: Howdy Partners! (Zeffirelli, Imola, Bel-Canto and Eurotrash) (Dec 16-31, 2008).

Please check
🙂 Barenboim and La Scala

Howdy Partners!
Are there any Italian lawmakers, who still didn’t visit my Knesset-blog and Music-blog? I read that in Italy, not the musicians but the politicians are the kingmakers in cultural scene and EVERYBODY had a great fight during the Muti-Scandal. I heard that some members even left the party during this big fight. (Or is Senator Zeffirelli the only one? Is he still in Forza Italia? Confused…) Anyway… What a country! I am in AWE!! (Please, don’t get me wrong. It’s perfectly another form of my respect of you.) So, is EVERYBODY now enjoying its aftermath? Just out of curiosity. Please… I am not in a mood of joking. Tired out. I am just thinking… Should I ‘spam’ EVERYBODY just to say HELLO? ^.*

♥ FIRST OF ALL, ♥

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♥ FOURTH OF ALL, ♥
DEAR ITALIAN POLITICIANS,

🙂 From Masterclass at Merkel’s Bundestag (From September 10-18, 2008).
NOW, CAN YOU UNDERSTAND WHY YOUR MILAN TRISTAN HAD TO BE ANNONYMOUS PERFORMER with No Fame, No Voice, but FACE only? Then what about other VOICEs?
Why don’t you contact the La Scala to figure out who made this entire situation? General Manager and Artistic Director Stéphane Lissner could be the one, because he was sure of the best way to fool Italian politicians by announcing ‘Muti dragged the theatre down, here’s how I’ll fix things.’ He knew Barenboim would accept his invitation if he could bring Boulez’ Chereau. Stage director Patrice Chereau could be the one, because he knew how to make his favorite Isolde the most attractive heroine in front of color-blind conductor, even transforming Meier’s female partner into the ugliest monster so that he could participate in all the important productions at Barenboim’s La Scala. Who knows? Daniel Barenboim could be the one.
PLEASE, DIRECTLY ASK THOSE MALE ARTISTS about who’s whose who. ISN’T THERE MORE PERFECT TIME TO FIRE THE REAL ONE, who plans to drag the theatre down more and more?
“THE BEST OPERA ORCHESTRA IN THE WORLD!!!”
I’VE NEVER SEEN MORE TERRIFIC HAPPENING THAN THIS MILAN SCANDAL.
A MUSIC SCANDAL SHOULD SOUND LIKE THIS.

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(Updated on DECEMBER 26, 2008).
♥ FIFTH OF ALL, ♥</b
DEAR MR. FRANCO ZEFFIRELLI,

Please check
🙂 Waltraud Meier’s interview in Answer from Mrs. Said and WEDO

Is Mr. Franco Zeffirelli in Munity at La Scala – Muti Scandal the same Franco Zeffirelli in Meier’s Interview? WOW!!! Don’t you think this German whore did a terrific job? I’ve known this trashy, arrogant big-mouth for the past ten years, (… more than ten, to be exact…), but this sh*t… just speechless.

Did you read this b*tch’s insulting Italian public in her Spanish interview too? My real posting still didn’t appear in this Web-site of Spanish/Madrid Wagner Society. What do you think about this?

Have you checked Meier’s behaviors in Italy even after my mailing to Italian government on Aug 7, 2008?

Have you also checked my writing, Dear Barenboim’s Son (Dec 8, 2008).? Still… I am damn curious why not Barenboim but rather Barenboim’s Angels have been encouraging my computer work since I resumed it. Those Angels could do everything… except providing Barenboim further contracts with major opera/symphony orchestras, couldn’t they? Then, according to Cecilia Bartoli’s interview and Bashkirova’s getting-noisier public behaviors in front of international camera men, I was supposed to be buried as planned. What do you think about this?

Is Mr. Franco Zeffirelli still in Forza Italia? Internet says so. If so, has he just lost part of his allies? I am curious. What would happen to Italian politicians if Senator Zeffirelli starts his brutal attack on this German whore? If Italian Zeffirelli issues Meier’s public judgment of his Italians and his Carmen, will the entire Italian politicians in his rival parties flock to the La Scala in order to support this foreign whore?

NOTICE: Meier’s big-mouth about Belcanto-Interview appeared on Mar 3, 2008 in France. As I wrote to French Cultural Ministers in Dear European Countries (Short Web-Mail), France is Bashkirova and Meier’s place, so this b*tch didn’t have to sell Barenboim’s La Scala to advance her professional career in her French territory. Hence, I am now thinking to take all Meier’s French-or-German-or-Whatever articles, in which this whore is introduced as Milanese Isolde, into the LEGAL case. What do you think about this?

I hope Mr. Zeffirelli to retrieve all his lost friendship and return to his old good days. I also hope Mr. Zeffirelli and all his old good friends to invite all their rival politicians and their youngsters. I hole EVERYBODY to make all the possible endeavors in order to protect Italian cultural heritage; artistic, economic, academic, human, moral, and so on… Italy is your homeland, after all, isn’t she?

By the way, does Senator Zeffirelli know the real reason of my mentioning-or-praising his name in this open place despite my worrisome feeling against possible future, in which the stage director Zeffirelli will have monopoly on Daniel Barenboim? No.1? Yeah, it sure sounded great. Then what about No.2?

🙂 From Barenboim and La Scala
No. 1: Zeffirelli said that this decision was jeopardising the uniqueness of the orchestra. “It is born to play opera. It is the best opera orchestra in the world.”
No. 2: Zeffirelli said his sympathies concerning the present dispute were with the musicians of the orchestra – “the flesh and blood of La Scala” – whose opinions had not even been sought. “They are a very important part of the creative process. They are the crème de la crème and they expect to be treated as something more than just people on the pay roll.”

It touched me. Really…

♥ SIXTH OF ALL, ♥
DEAR Filarmonica della Scala,

Please check
🙂 Franz Xaver Ohnesorg, Gidon Kremer, Dmitri Bashkirov, and Dorit Beinisch (JIWON: This collection is not finished. I’ve been too tired to mention this sh*t.)

NOTICE: Dmitri Bashkirov in Ohnesorg’s Piano Festival is in fact to celebrate Dorit Beinisch’s appointment to the Supreme Court President in Barenboim’s Israel. More in
🙂 Talkbacks: Beinisch, Friedmann, Sex-Scandal, Corruption (Kangaroo Court from Sep 12, 2003)
🙂 My Requests to Barenboim

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Franz Xaver Ohnesorg. This guy is a real sh*t. I don’t want to waste my time to write more about this dirty name. Have you heard his bloody fame in New York? Should I call it bloody scandal? Americans tried to restrain their feelings and just called it European style. (I need more time to find the exact word in his American articles…)

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However, if this is not the real reason of FIALS, the union’s annual, monthly or daily strikes, everybody involved in this story, including the Italian members in FACEBOOK, needs a serious talk about the working condition at La Scala or Italian opera house. I read that Berlusconi’s Reform is gaining public support after lazy workers received yellow cards. This news appeared in international headlines of foreign media not long ago.

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That’s exactly what I wanted from the relationship between professional ensemble and music school. That’s exactly what I wanted to see from Barenboim’s Divan-workshop, which should exist for the better future of Mideastern music society.

In another program, I heard unbelievable fame of Imola Piano Academy in Italy.


Please watch this video, Daniel Barenboim and Elliott Carter. (I wanted to post its entire version but couldn’t… Besides, I don’t post Barenboim’s website. It was originally designed for ME when it launched its commercial campaign. Then Bashkirova wanted to steal all its content ‘during and after’ her preparation of Said’s memorial concert in Chicago. Since then, it’s literally been working for ‘B*tch & Gang’ instead of Daniel Barenboim… even after Barenboim’s real fans sneaked into this place… until quite recently. While collaborating with someone in Facebook, they were preparing all the possible future happenings. They were waiting for me to finish this work for Barenboim and then give up for Bashkirova. I need to know who is involved in this business and whom I should fire. )

Anyway, this is one of the greatest music films I’ve ever seen, alongside Youtube – Maria Callas’ Belcanto lecture. Since all Bashkirova’s pigs were busy at selling Carter’s fame, I never wanted to listen to this ‘ugly contemporary noise’ until I watched this film. Now, I think I should listen to Elliott Carter. What about you? Have you ever seen more intelligent, more gentle, more humorous RED guy than this American?

Perhaps… even the Italian folks wanted Barenboim’s Angels to steal my computer work. I know WEEKs of friendship will be enough for the entire Italians, including music students, to share the same Barenboim-message. While collecting b*tch-articles of Italian newspapers-or-tabloids in Bashkirova’s Performance Schedule after Jerusalem Festival 2008, I couldn’t help thinking… I am still thinking… Had a hint of pure respect of Maestro Barenboim were alive in the hearts of La Scala staffs or Milan mayor, who is also the president of La Scala… It just seemed that they care nothing if they could use all Barenboim-scandals for their successful business; commercial or political or whatever…

Therefore, I will only contact Italian members in FACEBOOK and Private-Bloggers who show their respect of Maestro Barenboim. I want to make a list of Barenboim’s Italian Fans and to say my HELLO to those pure hearts. Then, I will start my LEGAL business with those, who dare to LIBEL Daniel Barenboim with their f*chking b*tch articles. Since I promised to help Italian Prime Minister’s Political Reform Plan, in case this project can pave the way toward the better future of Italy, (Please see below, ♥ Last of all, ♥), I don’t think there will be any LEGAL problems with this. (I might post a short message in the entire Italian bloggers to fulfill my promise to PM Berlusconi, but it’s only after finishing my main job. I’m sure that it will ignite Italian public debate, which will surely exist for the better future of Italy. Who knows? This work might be able to help Barenboim’s Israel too. No matter what, Italian youngsters will find NO reason to be interested in their leader’s political message, especially when it comes from Billionaire PM. But they will be damn curious of Dorit Beinisch’s SEX-scandal in Barenboim’s Israel. Then, they will realize what an important issue their politicians are discussing. Then, the cycle will continue in Barenboim’s Israel and this time, a certain result will be born.)

NOW, THIS IS WHAT’S BEEN HAPPENING AT LA SCALA.

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DEAR Letizia Moratti’s Political Boss,

See… everybody has been doing a terrific job. Whose idea was it? Is it purely from the President of La Scala or from Someone-Above, who belongs to Anti-PD? See…. I’ve warned you that you should check all Barenboim’s belongings if you really wanted to be free from Muti-scandal, haven’t I? No matter what, have you heard of BOOMERANG EFFECT? I just wish you GOOD LUCK…

Time will tell everything. Everybody’s future behaviors will tell everything.

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♥ FIRST OF ALL, LAST OF ALL, and MOST OF ALL, ♥
DEAR ITALY,

🙂 From My Requests to Barenboim:
Waltraud Meier (…) This Wagnerian Heroine ignored my original request? Category: My Requests to Barenboim. Then there are more. I forgot to mention that Barenboim’s Angels, both Bashkirova and Meier, should appear in their nude in Meier’s Lieder Recital, didn’t I? And everybody knows the exact reason WHY, doesn’t he?
1. During the Rehearsals: ALL the female singers will spit at Meier’s face. They will do this in front of their maestro, Barenboim, and male partners. It will happen twice a day; before and after the rehearsal. Promise. Barenboim’s love of Meier will soar. Male things will feel more pity on their sex-symbol. Everybody will see if this sh*t still dares to destroy her female partners’ moment.
2. During the Performance: Waltraud Meier: My Original Requests to Barenboim
4. After the live sex-show, ALL the female singers will spit at Meier’s face again, this time in front of Meier’s audience. I promise. Another branch of Meier’s fan-club will start after the performance.
5. When did I order Waltraud Meier to give up her pro-careers? I never did. This comical actress was boasting her fame so much that I just asked her to establish Meier-Opera-Company and enjoy all the Meier-version of Wagner Musicdramas in Meier’s headquarters. STILL, I can never understand why this sh*t is sticking around all the talents and destroying their weak purity.

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JIWON:
All above are part of My Requests to Barenboim. Who wants to call me a B-I-T-C-H?

What happened in Chicago? (…click this for the full text…)

Also in Berlin… (…click this for the full text…)

Also in Vienna… (…click this for the full text…)

Finally in Milan, according to the rule of politics, St. Who-Must-Not-Be-Named is supposed to take a revenge to his rival politicians and their choice, Daniel Barenboim. It will be a piece of cake for any Italians, since Barenboim is a mere foreigner, a powerless musician. JUST… both leaders of PdL and PD have never expected my comical involvement and both of them must have been darn busy at counting…; ‘Which decision will be better for the future of my party?’

Well… I can’t change my identity. I’m born a Knesset-Watchdog. I still believe that my job is NOT to meddle in any politicians’ hard workings BUT to report all the comical happenings inside the political parties wherever I go; whether Israel or Palestine or Germany or Italy… (so busy… *.*)

I just hope both of you just think of better future of your country. ^.*

Berlusconi proposes presidential system for Italy (Dec 21, 2008).

Weirdly enough, I found this article right after finishing draft of this part. Then more weirdly, this article suddenly reminded me of Ramon’s Sex-scandal in Barenboim’s Israel. Well… this kind of sex-scandal must have been no more than a hot item of daily joke in Italy. As far as I know, Israel is also the one. This is why this case stinks more. This is why I want to invite all the Italian females to interpret this weirdest sex-scandal. A Kiss-Scandal, much more exactly speaking.

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Dear St. Who-Must-Not-Be-Named

I have a simple question.

Does Italian government have a willingness to protect Italian cultural heritage? I believe saving or cutting budget has nothing to do with this simple, direct willingness. All of us must think of the most effective way, whatever it is. That’s what I believe.

If you do, I think that I might have a little power to help you. Who knows? Even your rival politicians prefer your political idea but can’t openly support it. You already know I started My work in FACEBOOK and there are quite Italian members in this beautiful place. Teatro alla Scala will be one of groups. I was going to ask all the Italian opera goers to read my Barenboim-message and enjoy those Angels’ brilliant Nude Show in Italy. I was going to ask all the Italian music lovers to participate in the most instinctive musical debate in case those b*tches are replaced by real musicians. I was going to ask them to think of La Scala members’ rights. If they don’t side with the musicians’ request, the government would have to disband the orchestra to establish younger, more diligent professional ensemble.

What do you think about this? Why not more?

However, don’t ever dream to follow Ramon’s fate…, please. If you are approached by a young lady in a closed room, suspect her reason first, instead of falling into your ageless oomph… ^.* Think of Cardinal Ruini, please. (I’m still trying very hard to figure out who’s whose who in Italy. See… http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Romano_Prodi *.*)

Should I say Merry Christmas?
I can say Happy New Year!
What a hard work it is… I never knew how tired it is to write a love letter to someone I’ve never met. But then, I also know that it can never be returned. Still OK… as long as I get all my lost fortune from this B*tch and her Barenboim.

Sincerely yours,
JIWON

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🙂 From JIWON: I can’t help writing… (Tristan/Scala-2007, German Sound, Wagner and Belcanto) (Dec 7, 2007)

Dear Folks,
JIWON: Funny… I can’t help writing.

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Dear journalists, including the Pro-Critics, who were hunger for waiting next e-mailing from someone called JIWON,
Which one was more fun to read? Muti Scandal or Mine? Though I am not sure if they were ever finished understanding my previous message…

Curiously, “La Voce del Loggione” commenced on November 15, 2005, and what day is That Day? I’m suspecting if they wanted to play games with me, but who cares? Reading all their comments will tell me what had been really in their brain+heart. They are talking about German sound. But what really means German sound?

http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2007/12/04/arts/EU-A-E-MUS-Italy-Barenboim-at-La-Scala.php (December 4, 2007) Audiences of La Scala react differently to ‘Aida’ than an audience in the Staatsoper in Berlin. No question about it,” Barenboim said. “I think in Germany they would be much more tolerant of a slight vocal deficiency if the expression was there. And in Italy they would be a lot more tolerant for lack of expression if the beauty of the tone was there.”

JIWON:

This is Barenboim again, who is talking about German characteristic. I wanted to start my writing with this subject, but couldn’t do anything until I read all the valuable comments from Barenboim’s Loggioni.
I’m wondering. Is Barenboim talking about German characteristic? Or is German nationalism what he is talking about? Or German sound?
Whether it is German characteristic or German nationalism or German sound, is there something existing inside Germany? Barenboim says YES and it is a very tolerance to a slight vocal deficiency for the sake of expression.
If one asks me the same question, I would say YES but from the different point of view.

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JIWON:

(I am losing my way again… If the British+Berlin Folks ever report the false information about me, we’ll see. I will handle everything in a legal way.)
Am I writing about sex, which is Meier-Fan’s foremost subject? It’s music, of which I am making an issue.
I have written this again and again for more than ten years. Who listened to me?

Perhaps, those pros never wanted to accept the very fact that they don’t hear what I can hear and that they don’t watch what I can watch.

This is a shit to watch Waltraud Meier:
The basic posture of Meier’s standing is wrong.
The basic posture of Meier’s sitting is wrong.
The basic posture of Meier’s walking is wrong.
The basic posture of Meier’s running is wrong.
The basic posture of Meier’s hugging a man is wrong.
The basic posture of Meier’s bending over a man is wrong.
The basic posture of Meier’s DOING with her female partner is more wrong, because this aggressive female wants to draw more attention from audience than her partner.
Then it’s never possible for Meier’s singing partners to ignore Meier’s voice, which is sharply projecting and clearly, loudly heard on the same stage as theirs.

Wagner wrote music drama. Why do you think so?

Acting Wagner is important, and it should be based on the Wagnerian SINGING-VOICE, I believe. Still, listening to Wagner can be boring to me, and then I have to watch MUSIC of Wagner. I have to watch sound of Wagner. I have to watch all the detailed body languages in Wagner’s Music Drama, for it is a triumph of human ability. At least for me… Am I the only one?

Long ago, I read one forumite, who mentioned that Cosima Wagner hated excessive movements of the singers’ acting so much that she sewed the singers’ costume. It was not written in English. If it’s true, she is also the one, who used to watch sound of Wagner. I tried to find all the possible information using different keywords, but there was no clue in the world of Internet. Was I reading the false information?

Youtube: Birgit Nilsson in rehearsal at Bayreuth with W. Windgassen

JIWON: Speaking voice of a true Wagnerian diva. Compare is with Meier’s crystal clear but dirty oily speaking German diction. You call it crystal clear and sexy. I call it bony and hysterical. And then, time to compare the accompanists. Compare this pianism with Elena Bashkirova’s, who was born to accompany Meier’s German diction. How old is Ms. Nilsson in this film, by the way? Her singing posture looks like that she is past her prime. I don’t think it is due to the size of rehearsal room. Still magnificent, though.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Birgit_Nilsson Birgit Nilsson: Her voice was noted for its overwhelming force, great reserves of power and a gleaming brilliance in the upper register. (…) but it was the music of Wagner that made her career. At her peak, Nilsson astounded audiences in live performance with the unforced power of her voice, which cut through dense orchestration, and with her remarkable breath control, which allowed her to hold high notes for a remarkably long time. Her interpretive powers grew as her career developed, and she became a moving artist as well as a vocal phenomenon. Among colleagues, she also became renowned for her playful sense of humor. (…) Nilsson was also famous for her ability to make money. She became one of the highest-paid singers in the field, in part because of the rarity of her skills. (…) Nilsson was known for standing up to conductors. (…) Despite her worldwide recognition, Nilsson said she was nervous before every major performance.

http://www.amazon.ca/Famous-Scenes-Richard-Strauss/dp/B00004U8FE Customer Reviews – Excellent introduction to Strauss, Nov 18 2003 : The fabulous trio from “Der Rosenkavalier” is sung ravishingly by Régine Crespin, Hilde Güden, and Elisabeth Söderström. Notice the clear German diction of these three singers. The music for this trio contains some ravishing string writing. Elektra’s Monologue is sung magnificently by Birgit Nilsson. Her high notes, especially the high C at the end, are incredibly powerful and rock-steady. She inflects the aria superbly. You can really hear her longing for her dead father in her repeated cries of “Agamemnon”. Leonie Rysanek is incredible in the Empress’ Dream Sequence from “Die Frau ohne Schatten”. The high tessitura poses no problem for her and she sings with smoldering involvement.

JIWON: What to know more about this reviewer?

American from San Diego, CA : Hello, people! I am a college student at San Diego State University. I got interested in opera in 2002 and have been a major fan since. I love sopranos, Italian opera, some French opera, and most of all, Beverly Sills. I also hugely admire Caball and Nilsson. My two favorite composers would have to be Verdi and Puccini. I hope you have enjoyed reading my reviews:) Opera is, in my opinion, the greatest form of music in existence. Opera has enriched my life in so many ways and I am very grateful be able to enjoy this incredible artform. Thank you to Bizet’s ‘Carmen’ for hooking me onto opera and Beverly Sills’ recording of ‘Lucia di Lammermoor’ for making me realize the great heights that opera can achieve. Thanks!

JIWON:
Not everybody is born a composer. Not everybody is born a performer, too. Heaven knows that I always write something from the performer’s viewpoint, and I am now writing about Wagner’s music drama.
Once he/she is born a performer, the more time they spend on the stage, the more there are things they want to achieve. They want to achieve, because it’s impossible for the performers to deny their instinct to follow the better sound as long as the composer wrote the right note at the right moment; from the right beautiful sound to the right ugliness of the singing voice.

Part of audience, including Meier-Fans, shouts that Wager wrote an inferior Isolde for his Tristan.

If Wagner’s real choice was an inferior Isolde for some reason, what about a great DIVA who wants to sing a reasonable Isolde? Does inferior music, however, exist for the inferior performers? For the performer, music is in fact a collection of notes. Wunderlich’s great achievement is found not only in playing Bach-or-Beethoven-or-Schumann, but also in singing his favorite Pop-Music. Heaven knows how beyond-description it sounds. Whether it was old-fashioned or not, the modern audience was crazy about his Pop-songs, when the radio first introduced this weirdo. To approach Wagner Fundamentalism, should a great DIVA deny her instinct and master an inferior Isolde?

Then what about audience, who can tell the difference between the inferior Isolde and the great one, and who want more and more after they hear the real one?

Then what about me, to whom listening to Wagner is still boring, and who has to watch Wagner? There are human beings who don’t listen to the sound of the performers. There are human beings who watch the sound when they go to concert. I am one of them. Watching Waltraud Meier is a shit. I even feel bored with the females’ ensemble, in which most members torture their priceless instruments in their tight underwear, and in which the rest, usually talented ones, seem to give up taking care of their lesser beauty. Either side is boring. Particularly, watching their string section sound is horrible. Curiously, female members who work for “Glander & Co.” in Barenboim’s Staatskapelle, look like some sexy Asian fiddlers, who are born with tensed upper-body, less lung capacity and play in their tighter underwear. (I saw their photo of chamber ensemble. This is why I believe they prefer “Mudblood,” which sounds rich to their tensed ears.) But then, finding female musicians from the old Bayreuth-photo makes such an impact on me: None of them look ugly. But then, they are all relaxed, and so on…

http://www.welt.de/bayern/article971322/Bayreuth_Warum_eigentlich_nicht.html (24. Juni 2007) Enttäuschende Quereinsteiger : Das Stichwort Heiner Müller etwa nutzt Meier zur Abrechnung mit den “Quereinsteigern” unter den Regisseuren. Die Zusammenarbeit mit Künstlern, die – wie der Autor Heiner Müller – aus anderen Genres kommen und “von denen man sich einen frischen Blick erwartete”, sei für sie “immer enttäuschend gewesen”, sagt die Sängerin. Ihr Fazit: “Die haben schon mal eine witzige Idee. Aber die trägt doch keine ganze Produktion.” (…)

JIWON: I remember that there was something very special in Heiner Mueller’s production, which Barenboim wanted to share with him and realize through his music, and that Waltraud Meier didn’t quite match Mueller’s ideas. This is not my opinion. I read it from forumites somewhere. I remember… though not sure of my correct memory, because, by then, I knew nothing about Wagner, being just busy at studying the voices and reading forumites’ opinion about “Why Wagner wrote inferior Isolde for his Tristan?” Then I watched Barenboim’s Meier only to know that Meier looks like a whore, who makes Barenboim blind and destroys Barenboim’s everything. Curiously, there was one reviewer, who mentioned that he still preferred Muller’s Bayreuth production.

http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=meier+storey

JIWON: Now, Waltraud Meier doesn’t look like a whore. Her German diction doesn’t sound comical. She looks like an absolute artist in Vulgar-Wagner. She’d never listened to anybody around her, and mastered her own kind of vocal techniques. The best example of Euro Trash… It now seems that ruling Barenboim’s Staatsoper is not enough for her, that she is hunger for more power, and that she wants to own Gudrun Wagner’s Green Hill.

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JIWON:
I want to go to Bayreuth.

I want to join the history of Bayreuth as much as I want to be present at La Scala while they achieve what they can achieve. Frankly, however, I am not interested in Wagner as a composer and an owner of the Green Hill, or his family business. Rather, I am very interested in the history of Wagnerian performers; singers, orchestra members, and the conductors.

Reading old articles about great Wagnerian SINGERs gave me one question: Why is it impossible to find Wagner Voice Coach in these days? Everybody is just busy at supporting or blaming Meier’s singing and acting. But has there been any kind of academic debate whenever the subject of their debate is Waltraud Meier? In those days, the singers had to be trained first by their voice coach before being judged by their fan-club or so-called music critics. In these days, there is nothing. What’s more, some are sincerely imitating Waltraud Meier and killing their career rather than earning Meier-like fame. The more talented they are, the more miserable they sound and look. The rest of them are struggling while DOING Wagner with Meier or employees of Meier’s Staatsoper.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/2007/12/13/bmstoreybox113.xml Lauritz Melchior (1890-1973) Danish tenor, active in the pre-war years. Not a great actor or a subtle musician, but his tireless throat, crystalline diction and warmth of personality made him a vocally unsurpassed Tristan and Siegfried. A terrific wag, he was notorious for making his sopranos laugh on stage.

http://www.playbillarts.com/news/article/5156.html Astrid Varnay, Great Wagnerian Soprano, Dies at 88 : When Varnay was 19, Flagstad advised her to begin studying with Hermann Weigert, a coach at the Metropolitan Opera whom Varnay subsequently married.

JIWON: It’s been ten years that my problem with Barenboim’s Meier started with her comical diction, which is never similar to all the legendary singers, whose Wagner I can still taste whenever I go to the library. I couldn’t understand not only why Waltraud Meier was involved in all Barenboim’s important project and destroyed them, but also why this German whore try to coach all Barenboim’s singers when her Wagner never sounds like her seniors. Then, it was in articles about Astrid Varnay, in which I learned that there EXISTED a Wagner Coach in opera house. Who were or is a Wagner diction coach at the Green Hill? I’ve never heard of it. Hence, I started my research.

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=Wagner+coach+diction

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=Wagner+coach+Bayreuth

http://www.historicopera.com/jbayreuth_page2.htm (2 November 2007) Bayreuth Singers – 2 : Luise Reuss-Belce (1862-1945) was a principal singer in Bayreuth until 1912. She eventually became the dramatic coach at Bayreuth.

http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qa3870/is_200504/ai_n13510123 (Spring, 2005) Luise Belce was born in Vienna (…) After her singing career she directed opera and was a formidable singing coach at Bayreuth until 1933.

http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0027-4380(199403)2%3A50%3A3%3C967%3ATWCAGT%3E2.0.CO%3B2-Q JSTOR: The Wagner Compendium: A Guide to Wagner’s Life and Music : Wagner’s plans for a singing school in Mu- nich and the published views of Julius Hey, Wagner’s vocal coach at the 1876 Bayreuth Festival, lead Jens Malte

JIWON: This site didn’t work, so I had to use another search engine; Julius Hey, Wagner, Diction, Coach, and so on. There was nothing except…

http://oq.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/11/4/53 Wagner and Bel Canto : Wagner wrote to the vocal pedagogue Julius Hey, in 1875, during preparations. for the first Bayreuth Festival. 1. Wagner’s cri de coeur about his inability … (This item requires a subscription* to The Opera Quarterly Online)

JIWON:
Training on the stage is not same as taking studio-lessons at school. Pavarotti’s famous high Cs was possible when he took an advice from Sutherland’s husband and saved his voice during the rehearsal (in a small room). Who is Wagner Diction Coach in these days at the Green Hill, where the voice of Heldentenor cannot be heard for the very special reason?

I am still not interested in Wagner as a composer, because no matter how I study his life or philosophy, I am not talented enough to blow up all the notes in his score. It took years for me to finally realize why I always became physically ill after performance, during which I was happy to make my favorite sound. I thought it was my mental problem due to the stage fright until I studied about myself; the relationship between my favorite sound and my physical ability.

Besides, I was born a kind of musician, who felt no need to study opera to survive my student/professional life. It was in America, where I had to learn how to listen to the voices. Years later now, I still don’t quite like watching/listening to the popular operas. Listening to the singers is OK, but watching them? It is, after all, the similar story about perhaps-love. It’s just a matter of time before I feel bored with familiar faces wearing the similar costume. I even hate watching TV-drama, in which female actors appear in old-fashioned costume. I prefer to watch porno, in which I could study all those real muscle movements of the actors, though those cheap priced ones look ugly. Most of all, I prefer to enjoy various kinds of pop music.

Time has passed. Something was happening to me. The more I learned how to enjoy pop music following the latest fads, the more fun it became to watch Wagnerian Singers from old good days. Unlike legendary Old-Names in opera world, where their uniquely proportioned body shape was famous for the beauty of their voice, which makes me somewhat disappointed while watching their performance in old docu-films, Wagnerian Singers in old days were very handsome with gorgeous body. They are even more handsome than the Bayreuth-dwellers in these days, during which Wagner-Fans have been crazy about their sexy Isolde, Waltraud Meier. First of all, it is amazing to watch the size of their lungs. Their breathing capacity is literally unbelievable. Listening to Wagner is not enough. It still can be boring to me. But watching the Wagnerian Singers? It is amazing, way beyond description.

My opinion may be different, very different, even from the scholars. Then, I have to tell this. Performers are not like composers. Each performer needs a proper instrument, and the singers are equipped with their body only. Some of them are born a musician, who has no choice but allowing his instrument make better sound. Few of them are born a real musician, which is called a Talent by God. How can they deny their instinct? It is like, a human being is born and wants sex without orgasm from his lover.

Mozart wrote some notes. Wagner also wrote a sequence of notes, but he wrote so many huge notes that the performers have no choice but utilizing 101% of their physical ability. (Why 101%?) Unlike other low voices, there is only one way for the high voices to master all the notes Wagner wrote. They are even different from some instrumentalists, who, regardless of their talent, could manage all his notes with his favorite instruments.

I know I am not in a position to lecture on the proper Wagner German Diction. But then, why I’ve never heard Wagner specialists debating on this issue? Also, I’ve never heard of their curiosity about it. In fact, they are just busy at discussing about stage, philosophy, or Furtwangler. So, I am only writing about what I hear whenever they praise Meier and insult her rivals, who were born a musician trying to sing.

I am not interested in which Wagner member rules the Green Hill. I believe that all the family members should accept and follow the vote of 24-member board. I am just interested in who (will) be the Wagner Coach there, and want to organize all the valuable sources I could find in their library. My issue will be Performance Practice. I can hear all the talents. I can watch all their body languages. I can have a curiosity about their hard working. I can read all the comments by their fans elsewhere, and organize them. Finally, I can advise the singers how to improve.

It means that I invite all the lovers of Wagner Diction to participate in the history of Bayreuth.

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Finally, a forumite called himself “BETH” appears again and works for Waltraud Meier. This person is not a forum-character, yet stalked me elsewhere even to the German forum to insult me. I’ve been wondering if Henry Fogel’s CSO or Matthias Glander’s Lindenoper hired a part-timer or Meier herself posted it. He disappeared from the scene when I lost my health and had to quit this computer work. Now, I resumed it and he reappeared, but this time, he doesn’t use his ID. Still, I want to appeal to the law to investigate the real identity of this forumite. Whoever he is, he was/is working where the string section of his orchestra consist of Mehta’s protégés; the ugly-spread or Mudblood. There is another case in the Google Group, which lunatic mystery I want to deal with according to the law.

Thanks to the resurrection of BETH, it’s time for Henry Fogel, the president of Meier-Fan Club.

Want to read? Please Click Henry Fogel

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What if Barenboim could have just concentrated on music and kept going with his Chicago members, and then developing his friendship with Edward Said? One medical student(?) in Mahler-Forum heard that there was a LIFE in Barenboim’s music, while all the forumites were sick of Barenboim’s incapability in those days. It was right before I left America, and I found this comment years later when it was already too late. The very first person that smelled LIFE in Barenboim’s music was not Elena Bashkirova but Waltraud Meier, who had a hard time with Barenboim’s Wagner in Japan. And the story went on…

The title, “The Art of Criticism” is not a creature of my imagination. It was in fact the idea of Music Critic and his friends of the Chicago Tribune when they wanted to join my battle with the American Music School. As time passed, my rumors were spread to other cities, and I finally accepted their invitation after reading one of NYT-articles, in which Tommasini questioned but couldn’t answer the reason of Boulez/VPO concert. Was it this one? I am not sure, for there was something another issue during sending-mail-answering-article period.

It took years for me to find out why the Chicago Tribune couldn’t write what they wanted to write, because Henry Fogel was their president. But then, its Music Critic had to be the poorest guy, who had been constantly murdered by the Google-Group whenever he wrote his Barenboim-articles for ME.

Years ago when Barenboim wanted to go to Europe as a foremost maestro of the BPO, which Barenboim believed was Furtwangler’s home, I didn’t want to go even if all my readers in Chicago wanted me to go. In my view, Furtwangler never considered Berlin as his home. But I followed Barenboim, because he wanted to go. All I received from German folks was a shit. Now I myself want to go to Europe and want Barenboim to follow me.

Unlike years ago when I wanted to see Barenboim’s Wagner-Festival in Berlin a real happening, I’m not sure of this work. I just want to finish this. I will finish this part and contact all the possible brains and hearts.

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Thanks for reading my life.

Sincerely Yours,
JIWON

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