Monday Double Shot: Countertenor Smackdown: Klaus Nomi vs. Jeff Buckley


The conquest? Henry Purcell (1659-1695).

Contestant #1: Klaus Nomi, “The Cold Song,” from King Arthur.

Contestant #2: Jeff Buckley, “Dido’s Lament,” from Dido & Aeneas.

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How about a double double? Here’s last week’s Double Shot: Instances of Groping in Beethoven.

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