Alexander's Playlist: Remembering Jessye NormanBy Alexander NeefPosted in Alexander's Playlist
I want to devote this week’s album recommendation to an absolutely breathtaking artist: Jessye Norman, the legendary singer whose voice was once described by the New York Times as a “grand mansion of sound.”
Alexander's Playlist: Brahms: The Four SymphoniesBy Alexander NeefPosted in Alexander's Playlist
This week, I want to recommend an album that I would place without hesitation among my “desert island” discs: the Berlin Philharmonic’s recording of Brahms’ The Four Symphonies under the Italian conductor Claudio Abbado.
Alexander's Playlist: R. Strauss' Enoch ArdenBy Alexander NeefPosted in Alexander's Playlist
For this week’s album recommendation I have a delightful and slightly off-the-beaten-path recording by Glenn Gould and the actor Claude Rains of Richard Strauss’ Enoch Arden.
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