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Tag Archives: Handel
An hiatus in blogging. It doesn’t mean I haven’t been inching my work along. In fact, look here, the encaustic/Plaster of Paris accordion book – almost done! (I am allowing myself the use of an exclamation mark on this one … Continue reading
Just been given the sheet music to this. It’s to be learnt for Christmas. Phew! But how wonderful that I’m getting to sing this. At Christmas. Enjoy!
At the moment I’m singing through Handel, 45 Arias from Operas and Oratorios which is a three-volume collection of sheet music edited by American pianist, composer, music editor and singing teacher Sergius Kagen and published by the International Music Company (New York). Continue reading
This is an excerpt from the 1996 film version of Jane Austen’s Emma, with Emma (Gwyneth Paltrow) duetting charmingly with Frank Churchill (Ewan McGregor). The song is an English version of a Handel aria, Non Lo Diro Col Labbro. The English song wasn’t created, however, until 100 years after Jane Austen wrote Emma. Ah, well, poetic licence … Continue reading
Had a song-hopping session with Christine (Hubbard International). Sing through one song in a book after another. Talk about vocal gymnastics. There are so many beautiful songs to sing! How to leave any out? So I’m posting two I … Continue reading