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We've recently completed one of our most ambitious reviews: Einstein on the Beach opera, the surreal 4 and 1/2 hour cult legend. Kudos to Opus Arte for giving us this authoritative and weirdly fascinating recording, which we grade A+. Absorbing Einstein is uniquely challenging. We try to help out by providing aids not included in the keepcase materials: an accurate libretto and a list of segments in the opera with Opus Arte time stamps.