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The Fat Lady Sings, mk II
As the title indicates, this is my second attempt at an all-opera station.
For those of you who are unaware, Pandora currently has no method for adding operatic or "classical" song seeds to an existing station. Further, Pandora recognizes the _composer_ as the "artist" of each work. "The Fat Lady Sings", mk I, attempted to compensate for this by seeding artists known primarily for operatic works, or who had contributed meaningfully -- and regularly -- to the form. This performed more or less as intended, but I would sometimes get runs of purely instrumental works. This iteration takes a different tack.
Instead of seeding artists (which is to say, composers), I used a simple, return-to-the-roots Google search (provided below), and seeded a single song. The fine-tuning will be done by thumbs-up and thumbs-down. If this proves effective, I will delete the original "Fat Lady Sings", and replace it with this one.
site:pandora.com inurl:song "an aria" "an acclaimed work" "a Romantic-Era style" "maria callas"