Should Jodi Arias and other convicted murderers be allowed to choose the death penalty? At first glance, the death penalty appears to be the harsher sentence but if Arias prefers death, does life in prison become the harsher sentence?
To take listeners through those seemingly difficult first steps, here's a playlist of good introductory excerpts for those new to opera. There's something for everyone, and some you're sure to recognize. Have a listen!