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Subtle Knife

Episode: “Alessandro Moreschi And The Blessed Knife" | Podcast: Noise in the Groove: The Origin of Sound Recording | 22m01s

Exploration of the history and legacy of castrati singers. For 350 years, this practice of castrating young male singers before puberty produced a highly prized strand of music and musicianship. Only two recordings of su…

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