Episode 182. Dorothy Maynor

Episode 182. Dorothy Maynor SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM I lead off my new episodes for Black History Month 2023 with…

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Episode 179. The Pop Stylings of Maria Ewing

Episode 179. The Pop Stylings of Maria Ewing SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM A year ago, as I prepared a memorial…

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Episode 177. Great Singers at Twilight

Episode 177. Great Singers at Twilight SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM For the last episode of 2022, I begin a series…

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Episode 174. Song of Songs

Episode 174. Song of Songs SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM This week is a continuation of my memorial tribute to my…

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Episode 172. Ned Rorem In Memoriam

Episode 172. Ned Rorem In Memoriam SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM Greetings to all from my former home of Manhattan! Upon…

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Episode 171. November Birthday Gals

Episode 171. November Birthday Gals SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM Tomorrow morning I leave for three weeks and I’ve been desperately…

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Episode 170. Oralia Domínguez

Episode 170. Oralia Domínguez SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM Earlier this year, in an episode entitled “Women of Color Sing Mahler,”…

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Episode 169. Grace Bumbry

Episode 169. Grace Bumbry SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM Though the great diva Grace Bumbry has often been featured on Countermelody,…

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Episode 168. The Haunted (Opera) House

Episode 168. The Haunted (Opera) House, 20th Century Edition SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM This week’s episode celebrates Halloween while at…

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Episode 166. Dan’s Picks

Episode 166. Dan’s Picks SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM This week I celebrated my birthday, so today is the second of…

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