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What is your favorite number in each act of the opera so far?
Have you ever thought about composing for any video games?
Are the progress bars in the Majora blog actually progressing at all?
Which specific version of Linux are you using in the devlogs?
Do you all outright know all of the minutiae of score interpretation, or do you have a giant rulebook or style guide?
Is it that only the conductor needs to know how the music should sound, and players just note down indications?

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Is the Prelude on YouTube the final version?
Didn't you say the Prelude was a Prologue?
Is the backdrop of the Prelude video what will be shown at the beginning of the opera?
Why are the lyrics to Pamela's Arietta stretched to fit the tune, and sometimes emphasize wrong syllables?
Will there be a viola solo?
If someone was interested in getting into opera, how would you recommend going about doing it?

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Why does the instrumental for the Mayor's Fugato demo need a makeover?
Why do you think English is an easy language to learn?
Will Kafei go inside Stone Tower?
If you stage the opera, where would you want its first performance?
Do you happen to know how the number of musicians and singers needed compares to other operas?

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Don't some of your answers qualify as spoilers?
Do you have an idea of what the final cast size would be?
Will there be any originals for when/if you've used up all the themes in the game but need more?
How far along have you come in terms of set and costume design?
Are we going into the fisherman's house, or does he have a window?

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Will you hear the bell of the Clock Tower toll more often after midnight of the final day, like in the game?
Do you leave recitatives up to interpretation, like Rossini, for example, or are they fully composed too?
How different are the demos from the final result?
Does Kafei give/send Anju the pendant of memories, or does it get left out?
What is your favorite part of the opera?

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What are your general thoughts on traditional musical theater?
How will you get the moon on stage, will it be drawn on the backgrounds, will it be there all the time?
Where will the moon go during indoor scenes?
Why do the Rosa Sisters perform Kamaro's dance in the Clock Town Choir demo if Link is absent?
Are any cues from the Indigo-Gos' music going to appear, or are they too tied with Link?
Will Mikau be alive or dead?

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Will there be any intermissions throughout the 3+ hours of the work, and if so, will they be between acts?
Are you Portuguese?
Will Kafei actually be turned into a child by Skull Kid, or will he be an adult all the way through?
If you take it to stage, how long do you think it's going to be until we can see it live?
How did you find so many good singers willing to perform voluntarily in the demos, was it a problem?

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Once the opera is done, will you release the full score and/or libretto, or even just the demos's?
What are you looking for in members of your ideal orchestra?
Will you hire an entire symphony orchestra, or hold open auditions?
When adapting a game into another medium, what storytelling elements would you say should be considered?
Will Anju's grandmother's stories come into play, or will they be told by one of the giants?
Is Tingle in the opera, and will he sing?

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The Stock Pot Trio makeover pronounces it "Kafei" instead of the old "Kafai", but wasn't that only because of singing technique?
Do all operatic singers use this much vibrato?
Will we see much more of the postman in the opera?
Is Anju's mother in the Stock Pot Trio makeover a bit weaker in the lower register? Is it because she's a mezzo-soprano and not a contralto?
What is the instrument that plays at the beginning of the Stock Pot Trio demo?

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How will Kafei reach Ikana Valley?
Will Kafei be collecting items as Link did to help him along his journey?
How will the vocal distortions in Majora's Aria be handled on stage?
Will you still leave the old pre-makeover demos up for comparison?
Will the Great Fairy appear, since in the game Kafei mentioned he was on his way to see her?
Will there be any original characters?

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Did you get perfect take every time, or are there bloopers?
In the demo choirs, many people are in the choir in actuality, and how many virtually?
The abrupt end of the Deku Palace Choir made it seem like censored death; was it?
Will the opera be in chronological order? Because the demos don't seem to be.
Is there talking in opera, or just singing?

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6

Sakon's theme sounds Middle-Eastern, or Indian, was this intentional?
Will the Deku Princess appear, or will she go unsaved?
In the Giant's Lament, is the Saria's Song / Lost Woods theme the Skull Kid's leitmotif?
Do you plan on going back to work on the score and libretto of the demos?
Why is Captain Viscen a woman?

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While revising the opera, do you plan to add translation tips, or even a Portuguese version?
Are you going to release many demos?
Are you going to include all of the tracks from the Majora's Mask soundtrack?
Have you considered using Romani and Cremia when everyone takes shelter in the ranch?
What software was used to animate the Deku Palace Choir and the Giant's Lament?

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What is Majora?
Is this a musical?
Will the full thing be posted on YouTube?
Does Link appear?