How Far We Are* (via Karin’s Charivari)

In the opening scene of the Marriage of Figaro, Figaro happily sings out numbers.. he is measuring the floor for his nuptial bed. Before the scene ends, however, his bride has revealed that the Count is plotting to seduce her, and Figaro has vowed revenge. The measure of his happiness hasn't lasted a day. Most marriages avoid the multiple confusions of a Mozart comedy, at least on their first day. But no marriage is safe from the measuring that w … Read More

via Karin's Charivari


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