Music Geekery

I’ve been taking voice lessons for about a month. That in and of itself is pretty exciting for me, but today I realized that, technically, I have the range to sing “Der Hölle Rache kocht in meinem Herzen” aka, The Queen of the Night’s Aria from Mozart’s The Magic Flute. This might not seem like a big deal to most people but it’s something that I’ve wanted to be able to sing for years. Probably because it’s incredibly high and artistically challenging, but also because it’s beautiful. If you’ve never heard it before, I commend it to your attention. In fact, you can listen to it just by hitting “play” below:

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