August 16, 2022

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This summer, Jay had a long talk with Marilyn Horne, the great mezzo-soprano, resulting in a piece called “A Life of Singing.” He thought a podcast, to accompany the piece, would be good. You may well agree. Tracks of various types, showing the versatility, and the heart, of this extraordinary singer.

Mahler, “Liebst du um Schönheit,” from “Rückert-Lieder”

Bizet, “Dat’s Love” (Habanera), from “Carmen Jones”

Schubert, “Die junge Nonne

Wolf, “Auf einer Wanderung

Wagner, “Träume,” from “Wesendonck-Lieder”

Rossini, “Tanti affetti in tal momento!” from “La donna del lago”

Bizet, “Adieux de l’hôtesse arabe

Bernstein, “Somewhere,” from “West Side Story”

Trad., arr. Davis, “Shenandoah

Malotte, “The Lord’s Prayer

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