Gershwin’s take on the next US president

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  • Trump’s life is the stuff of an operatic libretto. His real life voice is probably in the high baritone or tenor range. But in the Trump opera the character should be a bass: more appropriate for both his buffo and his evil qualities.

  • I’d have to say that the top video is an example of how the musical comedy song genre is not well-served by the operatic voice style.

  • And if I was President, I would pass a law making it mandatory that there’d be a broadway production of “Of Thee I Sing” every election year !!

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