In: Voice

La Divina – Maria Callas
February 21, 2018

La Divina – Maria Callas When I started this blog, which was all but a week ago, I was afraid that…

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Wachtet auf, J.S. Bach Cantata BWV 140
February 20, 2018

In my extreme haste to post this cantata , Wachtet auf, by Bach, only because I want to post it, I... Read More
Marian Anderson, contralto – Var det en dröm (Sibelius)
February 18, 2018

Marian Anderson, contralto - Var det en dröm (Sibelius) Marian Anderson (February 27, 1897 – April 8, 1993) was an African-American... Read More
Rosa Ponselle – the True Art
February 18, 2018

Rosa Ponselle - the True Art Rosa Ponselle (January 22, 1897 – May 25, 1981), was an American operatic soprano (... Read More
Lisa Della Casa – Frauen Lieben und Leben, Robert Schumann, Op.42; also Lotte Lehmann
February 17, 2018

Lisa Della Casa – Frauen Lieben und Leben, Robert Schumann, Op.42 and Lotte Lehman One of my favorite sopranos of all…

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Régine Crespin and Irma Kolassi – Fauré, Soir, Op. 83, No 2
February 15, 2018

Régine Crespin and Irma Kolassi – Fauré, Soir, Op. 83, No 2 I am going to do something a little unusual. …

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Frida Leider, Liebestod (1931) Sir John Babirolli (c); also Lotte Lehmann
February 15, 2018

Frida Leider was one of the greatest sopranos who ever lived.  She sang a heavy repertoire, although later when she was... Read More
Liebestod: Mild und Leise, Gertrude Grob-Prandl
February 15, 2018

Mild und Leise Grob-Prandl This woman had one of the largest voices in recorded history, hence the High Dramatic Soprano moniker. ... Read More
Callas et al., Lucia Sextet, live in Berlin, 1955, von Karajan (c)
February 15, 2018

Callas et al., Lucia di Lamermoor Sextet, live in Berlin, 1955, von Karajan (c) Those who know me well know that... Read More
Pearl Fishers Duet – Bizet: Jussi Björling and Robert Merrill
February 14, 2018

Pearl Fishers Duet – Bizet: Jussi Björling and Robert Merrill This duet has been sung by many different people. I have…

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