Episode 262. Sylvia Sass Revisited

Episode 262. Sylvia Sass Revisited SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM Several summers ago I published my first episode celebrating the artistry…

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Episode 259. Lawrence Winters Revisited

Episode 259. Lawrence Winters Revisited SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM During the first season of Countermelody I presented the great African…

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Episode 258. (Frank) Lopardopalooza

Episode 258. (Frank) Lopardopalooza SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM Today I present to you the American lyric tenor Frank Lopardo, who…

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Episode 213. Julia Varady

Episode 213. Julia Varady SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM A week ago the extraordinary Hungarian-German soprano Julia Varady turned 82. As…

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Episode 198. Cesare Valletti

Episode 198. Cesare Valletti SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM Today’s episode celebrates the Italian tenore di grazia Cesare Valletti (18 December…

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Episode 193. Alexander Kipnis

Episode 193. Alexander Kipnis in Lieder SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM If I were to indulge in the foolish task of…

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Episode 192. Virginia Zeani

Episode 192. Virginia Zeani: The Soul of the Voice SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM Virginia Zeani (21 October 1925 – 20…

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Episode 184. Eugene Holmes

Episode 184. Eugene Holmes SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM Eugene Holmes (1932 – 2007), baritone supreme, should be remembered as one…

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Episode 183. Martina Arroyo

Episode 183. Martina Arroyo SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM Last week on Feburary 2, the beloved African American soprano Martina Arroyo…

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Episode 180. Anna Moffo Reappraised

Episode 180. Anna Moffo Reappraised SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM The Italian-American lyric coloratura soprano Anna Moffo (1932-2006) is, for many,…

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