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Jan. 14 2017

Vocalise – 1/14/16

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8:00 PM Traditional                   He’s Got the Whole World in His Hand    RCA/BMG    63306 SOLO Marian Anderson, contralto SOLO Franz Rupp, piano 8:02 PM Aaron Copland                 Old American Songs                      CBS/Sony   60899 SOLO William Warfield, baritone SOLO Aaron Copland,piano 8:27 PM Richard Strauss               Four Last Songs                         Philips    4758507 COND Kurt Masur ORCH Gewandhausorchester Leipzig SOLO Jessye Norman, […]

Jan. 07 2017

Vocalise – 1/07/16

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8:00 PM Leo Delibes                   Lakme: Flower Duet                      London     19033 COND Sebastian Lang-Lessing ORCH Philharmonia Orchestra SOLO Renee Fleming, soprano SOLO Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:03 PM Francis Poulenc               Tel jour telle nuit                     Hyperion   66147 SOLO Felicity Lott, soprano SOLO The Songmakers Almanac ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:17 PM Francis Poulenc               Stabat Mater                            Naxos      8553176 COND Michel Piquemal ORCH […]

Dec. 31 2016

Vocalise – 12/31/16

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I hope you enjoy this all 20th century choral music program which includes Leonard Bernstein’s “Chichester Psalms.”  This is a poem Bernstein wrote about his 1965 journey writing the iconic work: These psalms are a simple and modest affair, Tonal and tuneful and somewhat square, Certain to sicken a stout John Cager With its tonics […]

Dec. 17 2016

Vocalise – 12/17/16

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8:00 PM Traditional                   Spanish Carols                          Angel/EMI  49909 SOLO The King’s Singers 8:07 PM Eric Whitacre                 Lux Aurumque                            Gothic Rec 49227 COND J. Reilly Lewis ORCH Cathedral Choral Society of DC 8:10 PM John Rutter                   Brother Heinrich’s Christmas            Collegium  115 COND John Rutter                             ORCH London Sinfonia SOLO Cambridge Singers             Cambridge  Singers SOLO Brian Kay , […]

Dec. 03 2016

Vocalise – 12/03/16

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Rossini was in his opera writing prime when he wrote his “Messa di Gloria.”  Hope you enjoy this work that is a bit off the beaten path. 🙂 8:00 PM Gioacchino Rossini            Messa di Gloria                         Philips    4757781 COND Sir Neville Marriner ORCH Academy of St Martin in Fields SOLO Sumi Jo, soprano SOLO Ann Murray,alto […]

Nov. 26 2016

Vocalise – 11/26/16

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Tonight’s Vocalise will contain a hodgepodge of hilarious to profound vocal arrangements!   8:00 PM Sir Arthur Sullivan           The Gondoliers: Take a Pair of SparklingRCA/BMG    61885 SOLO The King’s Singers 8:03 PM Maurice Ravel                 Piano Concerto in G                     London     4789394 ORCH I Fagiolini 8:12 PM Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart       Symphony No. 40 in g K   550            […]

Nov. 19 2016

Vocalise – 11/19/16

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8:00 PM Felix Mendelssohn   Symphony No. 2 in B-Flat  Op 52 “Song of Praise” Sung Portion                                               Teldec     244178 COND Kurt Masur ORCH Gewandhausorchester Leipzig SOLO Leipzig Radio Chorus SOLO Barbara Bonney, soprano SOLO Edith Wiens, soprano SOLO Peter Schreier, tenor ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:37 PM Ludwig van Beethoven          Symphony No.9: 4th Mvt. “Ode to Joy”  OpDG/Archiv  9661 […]

Nov. 12 2016

Vocalise – 11/12/16

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8:00 PM Ludwig van Beethoven          Fidelio:  “Prisoner’s Chorus”        DG/Archiv  453811 COND John Eliot Gardiner ORCH Orch Revolutionnaire et Romant SOLO Monteverdi Choir ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:07 PM Franz Schubert                Schwanengesang (Complete)  D   957      Philips    411051 SOLO Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, bar. SOLO Alfred Brendel, piano

Nov. 05 2016

Vocalise – 11/05/16

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Kurt Weill                    Happy End: Surabaya-Johnny              DG/Archiv  439894 COND John Eliot Gardiner ORCH NDR Symphony Orchestra SOLO Anne Sofie von Otter, alto 8:06 PM Antonin Dvorak                Love Songs  Op 83                       Avie       2234 SOLO Adriana Kucerova, soprano SOLO Christoph Eschenbach, piano 8:22 PM Kurt Weill     The Seven Deadly Sins                  DG/Archiv  439894 COND John Eliot Gardiner ORCH N.German […]

Oct. 29 2016

Vocalise – 10/29/16

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Boo! 😀     8:00 PM Hector Berlioz                Les Ballet des Ombres                   Harm Mundi 901293 COND Bernard Tetu ORCH National Orchestra of Lyon SOLO Lyon National Chorus 8:02 PM Giuseppe Verdi                Requiem: Dies Irae                      Telarc     80152 COND Robert Shaw ORCH Atlanta Symphony Orchestra SOLO Susan Dunn, soprano SOLO Diane Curry, soprano SOLO Jerry Hadley, tenor […]

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