Text vs Music: the ultimate battle — aria — Paris Opera

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Text vs Music: the ultimate battle

What's more important: music or lyrics? This question has been shaking the history of opera since its creation. In Italy, some say: Prima la musica dopo le parole (team music) and others: Prima le parole dopo la musica (team lyrics). Is there even an answer to that question? I don't mind a bit of brain teaser, so… let us find out!