An Opera Returns, Like the Tide

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By BERNARD HOLLAND [NY Times, 9 November 2006]
The argument doesnít exactly rage but it does go on ó why does some music live past its own age, while some is very nearly left behind? One answer is a certain kind of quality, a genetic makeup that appeals as much now as it did then. There is also luck, good and bad.