The Vocal Scene with George Jellinek: Brevity is the Soul of Wit

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Sunday, June 30, 2013

George Jellinek

A brief song may be fleeting but that doesn’t make it any less beautiful or memorable. In this episode from 1977, George Jellinek presents a cornucopia of short arias, art songs and serenades.

Playlist

1. Schumann: Du bist wie eine Blume Dietrich Fischer-Diskau

2. Wolf: Du bist wie eine Blume Dietrich Fischer-Diskau and Daniel Barenboim, piano

3. Rachmaninoff: Du bist wie eine Blume Irina Arkhipova and John Wustman

4. Schubert: Seligkeit Elly Ameling

5. Elly Ameling with Dalton Baldwin, piano

6. Schumann: “Lust der Sturmnacht” Martti Talvela

7. Mozart: Don Giovanni Serenade Cesare Siepi

8. Leoncavallo: Pagliacci Harlequin’s Serenade Tito Schipa

9. Reynaldo Hahn: “If My Songs Had Wings” Bidu Sayao

10. Brahms: Standchen Victoria de los Angeles

11. Paisiello: La Molinara Nel cor piu non mi sento Tito Gobbi

12. Giordano: Fedora Amor ti vieta Jussi Bjorling

13. R. Strauss: Zueignung (Dedication) Jussi Bjorling

14.. Wolf: Begegnung Elly Ameling

15. Schubert: Liebhaber in allen gestalten Elly Ameling

16. Verdi: Stornello Renata Scotto

17. Verdi: Rigoletto Questa o quella Enrico Caruso

18. Mozart: Don Giovanni Cesare Siepi

19. H. Wolf Ich Hab in penna Elisabeth Schwarzkopf

20. Verdi: Falstaff Tito Gobbi

21. Schumann: Dichterliebe Gerard Souzay

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