Song of the Day for June 28 – July 4, 2021

Monday The finale of Benjamin Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream - Now until the break of day. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BEgafzaxS98&list=PLa9H-OAtVZCBDTt8zUYB92aepHzOYnxD6&index=11&ab_channel=CentralCityOpera Tuesday Beethoven's String Quartet 15, in A minor, Opus 132, "Heiliger Dankgesang" - 3rd mvmt. Molto Adagio Danish String Quartet (19:04) Wednesday Here is the blessing of this project for me. I’m sure that during my education I heard of and heard an examp...
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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 April 19 – 25, 2021

Monday Bang Your Drum – Dead Man Fall  (4:32) I've been thinking about the things that, are stuck inside in my head and I can’t get them out. And I've been waking, at four in the morning; I don’t know why I can’t get back to sleep again tonight. Keep Banging On And your day will come Keep Banging On Banging on your drum And they will hear you I am wishing, that I was making, a list of all the good things that I've ever done with my life And everybody thinks I have wasted, wasted e...
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Song of the Day for March 8 – 14, 2021

Monday Drive  (as orig. performed by Black Coffee/Guetta)  - 2019 Hilton College Competition Marimba Band  (2:54) Tuesday A vacation in three and a half minutes… Eglise Gutierrez singing Flor de Yumuri by Eduardo Sanchez de Fuentes. Jorge Emilio Rodriguez – Pianist (3:51) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVbwEjf1CIc&list=PLa9H-OAtVZCBpxwIDnbdyDTKOuoVa5ctg&index=7&ab_channel=Prorecordings The Yumuri is a river that crosses the province of Matanzas, in Cuba. In the&nb...
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Song of the Day for January 18 – 24, 2021

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Inauguration Day: I had a long explanation about this selection, which I also sent out last October, but I’ll let the music speak for itself. God bless America, land that I love. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GN09R2ryJ7o&ab_channel=JazzatLincolnCenter Thursday Shostakovich, The Nose. (The Royal Opera) (3:30) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YotMwwixPsw&list=PLa9H-OAtVZCB04RfHVz49IdJ-BcTWvw5j&ab_channel=RoyalOperaHouse Friday ...
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