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    Between parts I was too old for and roles that were too overwhelming, out of reach then for my voice. I carved out a niche with the Wagnerian repertoire since I am attracted by its theatrical intensity. Placido-DomingoPlacido Domingo
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    But enough joking. I am singing. This is all my life. Placido-DomingoPlacido Domingo
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    But I won't deprive myself of singing opera as long as my voice follows. Placido-DomingoPlacido Domingo
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    Don't you think it astonishing that, at 58, I am still working at improving my career? Placido-DomingoPlacido Domingo
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    Honestly, if the public still wants to hear me in some works, I have to go down a half step. Placido-DomingoPlacido Domingo
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    I am never wrong when it comes to my possibilities. Placido-DomingoPlacido Domingo
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    I attended less than two years of Conservatory in Mexico City. Placido-DomingoPlacido Domingo
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    I feel at home in an orchestral score. Placido-DomingoPlacido Domingo
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    I feel like a little boy who is constantly offered new toys. Placido-DomingoPlacido Domingo
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    I have always studied my parts with the orchestral score and not with the piano reduction. Placido-DomingoPlacido Domingo
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    I then realized that I could never be satisfied again with the mere natural charm of my voice, that I had to constantly paint when singing, melting all the colors, expressing reds and blacks that had to be less primary but bursting with subtly colored combinations. Placido-DomingoPlacido Domingo
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    I was married at 16, a father at 17 and divorced at 18. Placido-DomingoPlacido Domingo
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    I will prove that a great conducting career is expecting me. Placido-DomingoPlacido Domingo
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    If money was my only motivation, I would organize myself differently. Placido-DomingoPlacido Domingo
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    In the last century, everybody was singing lower. Placido-DomingoPlacido Domingo
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    It is strange, but nobody is shocked when pop singers make a fortune in the space of two years. Placido-DomingoPlacido Domingo
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    Let us be clear: I take ten times more money for a concert than for an opera performance. Placido-DomingoPlacido Domingo
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    My strength is my enthusiasm. Placido-DomingoPlacido Domingo
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    On the other hand, I have devoted so much energy to reach the top that I accept the stress of being there. Placido-DomingoPlacido Domingo
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    Resting becomes a discipline in itself. Placido-DomingoPlacido Domingo
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    Should it happen tomorrow, I would fall to my knees to give thanks to God for such a career. Placido-Domingo/">Placido Domingo
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    The atmosphere of the theater is my oxygen. Placido-Domingo/">Placido Domingo
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    The public made me and then encouraged me for many years, and my future even now depends upon it. Placido-Domingo/">Placido Domingo
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    The voice collects and translates your bad physical health, your emotional worries, your personal troubles. Placido-Domingo/">Placido Domingo
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    To stay at my best, I have to stop talking during the preceding day. Placido-Domingo/">Placido Domingo
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    We all have a destiny in accordance with the breadth of our shoulders. My shoulders are broad. Placido-Domingo/">Placido Domingo
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    When facing symphonic orchestras which have played some works five thousands times, you have nothing to do. Placido-Domingo/">Placido Domingo
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    When I was a young man, I was a baritone, very far from possessing the whole range of the tenor then. Placido-Domingo/">Placido Domingo
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    With my personal preparation at the piano, I can afford to hum at half voice. Placido-Domingo/">Placido Domingo
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    Young singers are much better educated musically, much better informed, through discs and videos, than I was. Placido-Domingo/">Placido Domingo