Evelyn Lear: A Celebration of 20th-Century Song (CD)

Evelyn Lear: A Celebration of 20th-Century Song (CD)

Code: 1049



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A program of 20th Century songs with orchestral accompaniment.
[1993, Stereo, 64 minutes]

Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5
Villa-Lobos: Canção do carreiro (Serestas No. 7)
Barber: Knoxville, Summer of 1915
Ravel: Schéhérazade *
Berg: Seven Early Songs

Evelyn Lear, soprano
Winfried Zillig, conductor
* Kenneth Montgomery, conductor

"Her voice and manner are ideal." Calgary Herald

"...intelligently planned and beautifully sung." " Lear brings penetrating insight to everything here." "The Berg songs are terrifically sung, with intensity and richness of vocal texture" Fanfare

"So the first time I put on Lear's Bachiana 5, the tears rolled down...I was sorely tempted to hail passing strangers with 'This you gotta hear!'" "A wonderful recording! I hope there are more where that came from." American Record Guide