In this production, Jean Valjean
wears taffeta, silk and chiffon.
A different take, but that's showbiz.
The alto voice? That's Javert’s range
since he’s a she. A small exchange,
but higher register’s what is.
And at the barricade, a thrill:
the first soprano goes full trill
as ladies only 'do' Les Mis.
Notes: First of all, yeah, okay. I'm early. A bit.
Because this is the prompt for this coming Saturday from Sepia Saturday. I got an idea (and that song) in my head and simply had to let it out. You know how it is, right?
Actually, the above picture was taken from some Danish archives. It's a photograph which shows women marching for social justice and inclusion. Interestingly, it's not entirely unlike some of the events going on around the world today. Something to think about, huh?
Anyway, the form is Nove Otto.
And one more thing...in this case, yes, I really do hear the people sing. So..."Who am I? Two four six oh one."