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  • At the end of an afternoon notedly light on greatest hits, in "Morgen," one of the soprano repertoire's greatest hits of all, both singer and song were transported well beyond mere celebrity. posted by Matthew @ 10: 30 AM

    To-morrow, and to-morrow, and to-morrow

  • Lang Lang is one; another is the soprano Renée Fleming, who also performed at the gala, and who also gave an encore, of Strauss's tear-jerking "Morgen," with Eschenbach at the piano,

    Audience enthusiastically greets imperfect NSO opening gala

  • Saxe nodded at the man, said "Morgen," and went on.

    The Crystal Hunters A Boy's Adventures in the Higher Alps

  • "Morgen" is mornin ', our abbreviated a.m. greeting.

  • "Erlkönig" is justly famous, her "Morgen" sublime - were rather easier on voice and ear than the full-scale arias.

    Opera Today

  • "Morgen": Sung entirely in German by Yugoslav-born Ivo Robic and the Song-Masters.

  • The new sweetness of color which he attains in his songs, the pale gold of "Morgen," the rose of the Serenade, the mild evening blue of "Traum durch die

    Musical Portraits Interpretations of Twenty Modern Composers

  • Influential, widely read papers such as the Forward, the Morgen Journal, and the Tageblatt “agreed upon very little,” according to historian Hasia Diner, but “race and the lot of black Americans proved a striking exception.”

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • "Zeit Opern" – operas of the time – were a common feature of Germany in the 1920s, when Hindemith wrote a media comedy called Neues vom Tage (News of the Day), and even Schoenberg attempted a (very unfunny) comedy called Heute Oder Morgen (Today or Tomorrow).

    I predict a riot

  • An audience-karaoke "I Could Have Danced All Night" would have sent everyone off with cheesy cheer, but Fleming and Höll returned for a bracingly beautiful performance of Strauss's "Morgen."

    Archive 2009-04-01


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