February 13, 2020
This episode begins with a song by Giuseppe Martucci, sung by Rosa Feola, the young Italian soprano. It ends with an aria by Giacomo Puccini, sung by Mirella Freni, the legendary Italian soprano who died in recent days. In between is a smorgasbord, including Haydn, Mozart, and a couple of British songs that Jay and others love.
Haydn, Cello Concerto in C major
Mozart, Great Mass in C minor
Dunhill, “The Cloths of Heaven”
arr. Britten, “Down by the Salley Gardens”
Mozart, Horn Concerto No. 3 in E flat
Puccini, “Vissi d’arte,” from “Tosca”