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In this episode, host Rhiannon Giddens and her guests reflect on the Biblical story of Samson and Delilah, the trope of the femme fatale, and how composer Camille Saint-Saëns created this unforgettable moment that sounds as if Dalila’s slowly removing her clothing, one note at a time. Plus, you'll hear mezzo-soprano El?na Garan?a sing the complete aria from the Metropolitan Opera stage.
This podcast was produced by The Metropolitan Opera and WQXR.
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