Archive for the ‘Vocalise’ Category

Oct. 31 2015

Chilling Vocalise 10-31-15

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8:00 PM Franz Schubert                Der Erlkonig  Op 1 D   328              DG/Archiv  4776686 SOLO Bryn Terfel, baritone SOLO Malcolm Martineau,piano 8:04 PM Sergei Rachmaninoff           The Bells  Op 35 Choral Sym. on EA Poe  Telarc     80365 COND Robert Shaw ORCH Atlanta Symphony Orchestra SOLO Renee Fleming, soprano SOLO Karl Dent, tenor SOLO Victor Ledbetter,baritone 8:42 PM Modest […]

Oct. 24 2015

Choral Vocalise 10-24-15

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8:00 PM Richard Strauss               Die Tagezeiten                          Reference  67 ORCH Turtle Creek Chorale 8:26 PM Claude Debussy                La Damoiselle Elue (The Blessed Damsel) CBS/Sony   58952 COND Esa-Pekka Salonen ORCH Los Angeles Philharmonic SOLO Dawn Upshaw, soprano SOLO Paula Rasmussen, mezzo-soprano SOLO Women’s Voices of SOLO Los Angeles Master Chorale 8:46 PM Aram Khachaturian             Ode of Joy                              […]

Oct. 17 2015

Met Stars!

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The Metropolitan Opera radio broadcasts will begin on December 5th with Puccini’s La Bohème at 1:00 PM!  In anticipation I’ve gathered a formidable lineup of Met stars for tonight’s Vocalise! 😀 8:00 PM Giacomo Puccini               Turandot: “Nessun dorma”                London     10170 COND Zubin Mehta ORCH London Philharmonic Orchestra SOLO John Alldis Choir SOLO Luciano Pavarotti, tenor ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ […]

Oct. 10 2015

Great Songs!

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8:00 PM Leonard Bernstein             One Hand, One Heart                     WarnerClas 33485 COND Patrick Summers ORCH BBC Symphony Orchestra SOLO Ailyn Perez, Soprano SOLO Stephen Costello, tenor ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:04 PM Richard Strauss               Four Last Songs                         Philips    4758507 COND Kurt Masur ORCH Gewandhausorchester Leipzig SOLO Jessye Norman, soprano        JEH see  NOR man ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:29 PM            1580 Ruggero Leoncavallo           […]

Oct. 03 2015

10/03/15 – Vocalise Rundown & Thanks…

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for your membership support!  You make vocal music a reality on WBJC! 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 SOLO Francisco Araiza, tenor SOLO Samuel Ramey, bass SOLO and Chorus

Sep. 26 2015

9/26/15 Happy Birthday George Gershwin!

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8:00 PM George Gershwin               Porgy and Bess: Bess, You Is My Woman NoRCA/BMG    68153 COND Skitch Henderson ORCH RCA Victor Orchestra SOLO Leontyne Price, soprano SOLO William Warfield, baritone 8:05 PM George Gershwin               Blue Monday: Opera in One Act (1922)    Angel/EMI  54851 COND Marin Alsop ORCH Concordia SOLO Amy Burton,soprano SOLO Gregory Hopkins,tenor SOLO William […]

Sep. 19 2015

9/20/15 – Jenkins & Stravinsky!

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8:00 PM “In these stones horizons sing” by Karl Jenkins is etched into the stunning Welsh Millennium Centre. Karl Jenkins composed the music around a mixture of poetry by Grahame Davies, Menna Elfyn and Gwyneth Lewis.   Karl Jenkins In These Stones Horizons Sing Angel/EMI 57966 COND Karl Jenkins ORCH West Kazakhstan Philharmonic SOLO Bryn […]

Sep. 12 2015

9/12/15 – Dvořák, Dvořák & More Dvořák!

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8:00 PM Antonin Dvorak                Songs My Mother Taught Me: Gypsy Melody London     458858 COND Sir Georg Solti ORCH English Chamber Orchestra SOLO Renee Fleming, soprano ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:02 PM Antonin Dvorak                Moravian Duets  Op 32                   Chandos    9257 COND Josef Pancik ORCH Prague Chamber Choir SOLO Marian Lapsansky, piano ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:32 PM Antonin Dvorak                Te Deum  Op […]

Sep. 05 2015

9/05/15 – Vocalise Rundown

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8:00 PM Listen to my whacky pronunciation of “Goliard!” The Goliards were those wild and crazy clergymen, poets and rabble-rousers from the 12th and 13th centuries whose texts inspired Carl Orff to compose “Carmina Burana.”  After recording Vocalise, I realized that I had pronounced Goliard the way I remembered my mother pronouncing it when I […]

Aug. 29 2015

8/29/15 – Vocalise Rundown

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8:00 PM Hope you Enjoy tonight’s Spanish infusion! Augustin Lara                 Granada                                 Teldec     92369 COND Marcello Viotti ORCH London Studio Symphony SOLO Ambrosian Singers SOLO Jose Carreras, tenor ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:04 PM Manuel de Falla               Seven Popular Spanish Songs             Angel/EMI  54456 SOLO Manuel Barrueco, guitar SOLO Ann Monoyios, soprano ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:17 PM Amadeo Vives                  Dona Francisquita: selections           […]

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