Meyer Robert K GS-9 99 CES/CECT wrote:
> Without TV
> (and video players) the only way I could see Parsifal or Tristan would be to
> jet off to NYC and catch a MET performance. Way beyond my means! But with
> TV technology, it only costs, maybe, $20 or $30; even less if I bootleg it
> off of PBS.
A friend told me about watching an opera years ago on tv with his daughter,
aged about 8. He couldn't figure out what the language was and asked her. She
told him -- correctly he had to agree -- that the language was English. She
helped him through the rest by performing simultaneous translation.