Songs of Many Colors

September 12, 2020, 4:30 pm

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Nine delightful songs will be heard and each with a color in its title. Among the artists are Marian Anderson, Simon Keenlyside, Jerry Hadley, and many more.


“Dein blaues Auge” by Johannes Brahms
Marian Anderson, contralto; Philadelphia Orchestra; Eugene Ormandy, conductor
(Philadelphia 1939. LP: RCA VICTOR LM-2712)

“La lune blanche luit dans les bois” from La Bonne Chanson by Gabriel Fauré
Wolfgang Holzmair, baritone; Gérard Wyss, piano
(London 1995. PHILIPS 446 686-2)

“La Poulette grise” Traditional French folk song
Marian Anderson, contralto; with Orchestra
(New York 1991. RCA VICTOR 09026-61278-2)

“The Green-Eyed Dragon” by Greatrex Newman and Harry Wolseley Charles
John Charles Thomas, baritone; piano accompaniment
(New York 1933. LP: RCA VICTOR LPV-515)

“Tu pupila es azul” from 3 Poemas, Op. 81 by Joaquín Turina
Regina Resnik, soprano; Richard Woitach, piano
(New York 1968. SONY SMK 60784)

“Luna Rossa” by Kermit Goell, V. De Crescenzo, and A. Vian
Ezio Pinza, bass; with Chorus and Orchestra
(New York 1952. LP: VIC-1418)

“Golden Days” from The Student Prince by Sigmund Romberg
Jerry Hadley, tenor; Mario Lanza, tenor; American Theatre Orchestra; Paul Gemignani, conductor
(New York 1993. RCA VICTOR 09026-62681-2)

“Dunkelrote Rosen” from Gasparone by Carl Millöcker
Simon Keenlyside, baritone; Tonkünstler-Orchester of Austria
(Vienna 2007. SONY 88697286002)

“Think Pink!” from Funny Face by Roger Edens and Leonard Gershe
Kay Thompson, singer-actress-composer-writer; with Chorus and Orchestra
(LP: VERVE MGV-15001)