Song of the Day for the Week of April 26 – May 2, 2021

Monday Good Morning, Good Morning - The Beatles (2:41) Tuesday Apparently I took the day off! Wednesday The other day one of my singing idols passed away. Mezzo-soprano Christa Ludwig was one of the truly great singers of the 20th century. She started performing just after WWII, and retired in 1994. Here she is singing a selection from Richard Wagner’s five Wesendonk Lieder, Träume (Dreams). (4:56) It’s a song cycle, but since it’s Wagner, he wrote it with a huge orchestra.  Tr...
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Song of the Day for the Week of April 26 – May 2, 2021

Monday Good Morning, Good Morning - The Beatles (2:41) Tuesday Apparently I took the day off! Wednesday The other day one of my singing idols passed away. Mezzo-soprano Christa Ludwig was one of the truly great singers of the 20th century. She started performing just after WWII, and retired in 1994. Here she is singing a selection from Richard Wagner’s five Wesendonk Lieder, Träume (Dreams). (4:56) It’s a song cycle, but since it’s Wagner, he wrote it with a huge orchestra.  Tr...
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