Song of the Day for June 7 – 13, 2021

Monday So many adventures last week, including leaving my PC in a whole other state, and other great stuff. Manhattan was beautiful. The big news,  Today is my birthday! Tuesday Here’s some snappy-peppy work by Pink Martini:  “Malagueña" by Cuban composer Ernesto Lecuona (4:14) Wednesday This evening I was sitting on the deck, looking up at the willow tree that shades the house and found my Song of the Day. Here is the Willow Song from The Ballad of Baby Doe, an opera by Am...
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Song of the Day for June 7 – 13, 2021

Monday Tuesday Wednesday This evening I was sitting on the deck, looking up at the willow tree that shades the house and found my Song of the Day. Here is the Willow Song from The Ballad of Baby Doe, an opera by American composer Douglas Moore. Sung here by Beverly Sills (4:12)  This was one of Sills’ greatest musical moments, she is the singing actress every soprano who takes the role is measured against. This recording features an explanation of the circumstances by the composer...
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