Song of the Day for June 14 – 20, 2021

Monday Let’s start the week with a little Gershwin! Tuesday Just happened across this lovely duet in my searches…Will Liverman and Lawrence Brownlee perform "Au fond du temple saint " from The Pearl Fishers by George Bizet. (6:27) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=07JydjjiQAA&ab_channel=WillLiverman After a self-imposed absence, Nadir returns to the shores of Ceylon, where his friend Zurga has just been elected Fisher King by the local pearl fishermen. The two had once fa...
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Song of the Day for May 17 – 23, 2021

Monday Sluefoot from Daddy Long Legs (1955) Leslie Caron and Fred Astaire (4:51) Tuesday Today I’m just going to hand over a big lovely chunk of classics: Ella and Louis – Jazz About Love  (53:12) Wednesday Back to some choral music. I cannot get over how beautiful the work of Morten Lauridsen is. I’ve already shared the last song, “Dirait-on,” (watch out, it gets stuck in your brain!) Here’s the complete set of the  Songs of the Roses, performed by the Elora Festival Singer...
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Song of the Day for February 22 – 28, 2021

Monday Recordare  from Verdi’s Requiem  Martina Arroyo, soprano and Oralia Dominguez, mezzo-soprano. (4:13) Recall, merciful Jesus, that I was the reason for your journey: do not destroy me on that day. In seeking me, you sat down wearily; enduring the Cross, you redeemed me: do not let these pains to have been in vain. Just Judge of punishment: give me the gift of redemption before the day of reckoning. Tuesday Un bel di vedremo – from Puccini’s Madama Butterf...
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Song of the Day for June 29 – July 5, 2020

Monday I Get By With a Little Help From My Friends https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NMvVgpqQE6U&ab_channel=TheLateLateShowwithJamesCorden Tuesday Shake Sugaree – Rhiannon Giddens  (5:14) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eLIEIbuh71o&ab_channel=Last.fm Wednesday Summertime – Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lnXLVTi_m_M&ab_channel=PuertoLibre Thursday How Can You Mend a Broken Heart?  Al Green Frida...
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Song of the Day for May 18 – 24, 2020

Tuesday, May 19  Sull'aria   from The Marriage of Figaro, by Mozart   (3:00) Wednesday, May 20  His Eye is on the Sparrow   Lauryn Hill, Tanya Blouth   (4:17) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H74FBgOZTDw&ab_channel=SAVEDBYGRACE Thursday, May 21  April in Paris   Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong   (6:33) Friday, May 22  Star Wars Theme by One Voice   John Williams   (1:37) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vckky1pCA9c&ab_channel=MatthewVanNess Saturday, May 23  Some...
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