This summer, Jay had a long talk with Marilyn Horne, the great mezzo-soprano, resulting in a piece called “A Life of Singing.” He thought a podcast, to accompany the piece, would be good. You may well agree. Tracks of various types, showing the versatility, and the heart, of this extraordinary singer.

Mahler, “Liebst du um Schönheit,” from “Rückert-Lieder”

Bizet, “Dat’s Love” (Habanera), from “Carmen Jones”

Schubert, “Die junge Nonne”

Wolf, “Auf einer Wanderung”

Wagner, “Träume,” from “Wesendonck-Lieder”

Rossini, “Tanti affetti in tal momento!” from “La donna del lago”

Bizet, “Adieux de l’hôtesse arabe”

Bernstein, “Somewhere,” from “West Side Story”

Trad., arr. Davis, “Shenandoah”

Malotte, “The Lord’s Prayer”

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