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      Eight Ways to Say Goodbye

      Today’s program is about saying goodbye be it to love, one’s country, a lover or even life itself. Among those bidding farewell are Franco Corelli, Marilyn Horne, Maria Callas, Montserrat Caballe, Dimitri Hvorostovsky and Carol Channing.

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      Uneasy Lies the Head That Wears A Crown

      “It’s good to be King” it is said. Or is it? The title for this program comes from Shakespeare whose sage observation rings all too true for Julius Caesar, King Philip II of Spain, Tsar Boris Godunov, 10th century British King Eadgar and King Arthur of Camelot.

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      Rivers of the World

      Today we go on a musical cruise down various rivers with fellow passengers Leontyne Price, Jon Vickers, Feodor Chaliapin, Paul Robeson, Josephine Baker, Judy Garland and Julie London among others.

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      You’ve Got Mail

      Larry is the postman today delivering some musical notes . . . pun intended. Letter writers or receivers include Cecilia Bartoli, Bryn Tefel, Lotte Lehmann, Susan Graham, Anna Moffo, Elizabeth Schwarzkopf and Claudia Muzio.

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      Liza Minnelli and Joel Grey in Cabaret.

      Liza Minnelli and Joel Grey in Cabaret.

      Money Makes The World Go Round

      Liza Minnelli and Joel Grey seem to think so as well as Ginger Rogers, Dick Powell, Eileen Farrell and Nicolai Gedda among others.

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      Jonas Kaufmann

      Jonas Kaufmann

      First The Music Then The Words

      A song is preceded by a non-vocal version to prolong the enjoyment of a lovely melody. Hear this theme explored once again on Arias & Songs with Jonas Kaufmann and James Galway, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf and Fritz Kreisler and also Michel Dens and Alexis Weissenberg.  Playlist: Liszt: “Liebestraum” Alexis Weissenberg, piano Recorded in 1979 EMI CDM […]

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      A Program For Valentine’s Day

      If you are in love, have been, or would like to be then spend part of Valentine’s Day with songs of love and romance sung by Thomas Hampson, Anna Moffo, Simon Keenlyside, Victoria de los Angeles, Robert Goulet, Anne Sophie Von Otter, and others.

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      Lauritz Melchior as Tannhauser

      Lauritz Melchior as Tannhauser

      Lyric Opera’s Tannhauser

      Wagner’s Tannhauser is a welcome addition to Lyric Opera’s current season. Larry will offer selections sung by Kirsten Flagstad, Lauritz Melchior, Birgit Nilsson and Bryn Terfel.

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