In honor of Tim Carmody and Snarkmarket, which have their 30th and 6th birthdays today, respectively, here’s a DIY music/movie mashup courtesy of two others also born on November 3rd.
First, press play on this aria by Vincenzo Bellini (b. 11/3/1801), from his opera Norma:
While you’re enjoying that, pull the volume on this second clip down to mute. (The video comes from Snow White, whose chief illustrator was Gustaf Tenggren, b. 11/3/1896.) When Norma hits the 1:18 mark, press play:
Happy birthday to Tim, Snarkmarket, and all the other producers of beautiful things born on November 3.