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I don’t know how accurate these depictions of poet André Chénier are. One might guess that the third one is the most accurate.

Andre Chenier



Andre Chenier



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Andre Chenier



Andre Chenier



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Portrait of Andre Chenier (1762-94)



Portrait of Andre…

Francois Thomise

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Post by Official Gerald Finley.

Post by Peter Mattei.

Post by Peter Mattei.

Post by Official Gerald Finley.
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Audiophile Audition reviews the Hyperion Winterreise recording of Gerald Finley and Julius Drake.

Shirley MacLaine Holding Her Oscar in Press Room at Academy Awards



Shirley MacLaine…

John Paschal

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Shirley Maclaine is to appear in some episodes of Glee, reports broadway.com.

Julius Patzak was born on 9 April 1898 and died on 26 January 1974.

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Loves Minstrels, CD, amazon.com

Love’s Minstrels, MP3, amazon.com

Love’s Minstrels, CD, amazon.ca

Love’s Minstrels, MP3, amazon.co.uk

In a new soon-to-be-released album Philippe Sly and accompanist Michael McMahon perform English music from the late 19th and early 20th century by Healey Willan, John Ireland, Roger Quilter, Ralph Vaughan Williams and Gustav Holst, reports the blog Barihunks.

Tracklist

Healey Willan: British folk song arrangements
1. “Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes”
2. “Ae Fond Kiss”
3. “Londonderry Air”
4. “Loch Lomond”

John Ireland: Three Masefield Ballads
5. “Sea Fever”
6. “The Bells of San Marie”
7. “The Vagabond”

Roger Quilter: Five Shakespeare songs
8. “Fear No More the Heat O’ the Sun”
9. “Under the Greenwood Tree”
10. “It Was a Lover and His Lass”
11. “Take, O Take Those Lips Away”
12. “Hey, Ho, the Wind and the Rain”

Ralph Vaughan Williams: The House of Life
13. “Love-Sight”
14. “Silent Noon”
15. “Love’s Minstrels”
16. “Hearts Haven”
17. “Death-in-Love”
18. “Love’s Last Gift”

Gustav Holst: Vedic Hymns
19. “Ushas” (‘Dawn’)
20. “Varuna I” (‘Sky’)
21. “Maruts” (‘Stormclouds’)

The album can currently be listened to on the CBC website, but if you’re outside Canada you’ll need to create a free log-in first.

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Margarete Joswig and Jonas Kaufmann have jointly announced that they have separated.

Source: jonaskaufmann.com

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Franco Corelli — ICON, CD, amazon.co.uk

Franco Corelli was born on April 8, 1921, and died on October 29, 2003.

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Schubert: “Winterreise” – Finley; Drake; Schubertiade Schwarzenberg 2012 by Jungfer_Marianne_Leizmetzerin on Mixcloud

Schubertiade Schwarzenberg
22 June 2012
Gerald Finley, bass-baritone
Julius Drake, piano

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Schubert: “Winterreise” – Keenlyside; Martineau; Schubertiade Schwarzenberg 2004 by Jungfer_Marianne_Leizmetzerin on Mixcloud

Schubertiade Schwarzenberg
17 June 2004
Simon Keenlyside, baritone
Malcolm Martineau, piano

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Post by Jonathan Estabrooks.

These Miles, MP3, amazon.co.uk

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