Originally Posted By: Jon
And my description of Boheme was imprecise; obviously it has arias! But they don't have repetitions of the lines of text, and the orchestra keeps moving on to new moods and thoughts

It always bothers me when they stop for applause after "Che gelida manina"...Rodolfo and Mimi are kind of frozen and then she chimes in with "Si...." replying to his request to tell him about herself.
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