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Christine as a Mezzo-Soprano? 
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It really wasn't that good, to be honest. Bloubil/Schonberg didn't really do to good a job of composing it. SJB and Hadley Fraser (and even that guy who played Donal, Grania's jackass husband) were really what kept it afloat for the pathetic 2 months it was on for.

Still, if you're a SJB fan, get it. It's a fantastic showcase for her vocal abilities.

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AzelmaCombeferre9430 wrote:
Some Mezzos can sing up to the high E, some even up to high G, they just have much better lower range. So yeah, it could be played by a mezzo

In the sequel, she's a mezzo :( (up to High B, which is high for a theatre mezzo but not an operatic one, so it depends which way your going by) not that I have anything against mezzos (especially not SJB!) its just not Christine, so maybe thats were you heard it from


Thanks for the info. :D I heard this a long time ago before the sequel was annouced though, so I'm pretty sure it was for the original production.

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It really wasn't that good, to be honest. Bloubil/Schonberg didn't really do to good a job of composing it. SJB and Hadley Fraser (and even that guy who played Donal, Grania's jackass husband) were really what kept it afloat for the pathetic 2 months it was on for.

Still, if you're a SJB fan, get it. It's a fantastic showcase for her vocal abilities.


I have two songs from the Pirate Queen on my ipod (I Dismiss You & If I Said I Loved You) and I agree, SJB is fantastic. :)

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I Dismiss You is one of the better numbers. Who knew that marital woes could be so beautiful XD

You should really have Woman on there. It's THE SJB number. If Boublil/Schonberg did anyhting right, it was in writing the vocal showcase number. Not only is it super belty especially for SJB, but it also showcases her range and how solid her voice really is. She just as strong at the highest points as she is on the lowest. And it gets pretty high. Unfortunately, it's nowhere near as good as the original number that was intended to be the showcase song, Because I am A Wife (this is the very first verison of the song and, in my opinion, the best one).

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