Jay Nordlinger, music critic of The New Criterion, talks music—but, more important, plays music.
January 09, 2020
Jay begins with a Schubert work, and some singers and pianists who have performed it. He moves on to a funky, frenetic thing called “Techno-Parade.” Later, there is some Wagner by a great new singer. There is some immortal Rachmaninoff. And, at the very end, a song by the late Jerry Herman: “It’s Today,” from Mame. A diverse, appetizing musical menu.
Schubert, Winterreise, Schäfer and Schneider
Schubert, Winterreise, Hotter and Raucheisen
Schubert, Winterreise, Schreier and Eschenbach
“The Lark in the Clear Air” (arr. Michael McHale)
Wagner, “Dich, teure Halle,” from Tannhäuser
Rachmaninoff, “Let Now Thy Servant Depart in Peace,” from Vespers
Herman, “It’s Today,” from Mame
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