November 28 – Classical Tongue Twisters I

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Gilbert and Sullivan: The Pirates of Penzance: I am the very model of a modern Major-General
Most opera composers might challenge performers by writing fast rhythms or dizzyingly high notes. But Gilbert and Sullivan broke the mold by introducing a new challenge: the tongue-twister! Just try reading the title from this funny aria five times fast—we dare you!

Additional links: Woodchuck Song, Woodchucks

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