Song of the Day for June 21 – 27, 2021

Monday It’s Monday, let’s get All the Things Done! Largo al Factotum – Thomas Hampson, Baritone Here a young Thomas Hampson is a guest artist at a New Year’s Eve production of Die Fledermaus. It’s traditional for surprise guests to show up during the second act, a big party scene. You never can tell who’s going to show up. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZLAeUDLnxs&ab_channel=SergioHernandez Largo al factotum Make way for the city's servant.Off to the shop soon. It is alr...
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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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