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21:57 Laudate Dominum, from Vesperæ de Dominica, K321 (1779). – Lucia Popp, sop; Ambrosian Singers; English CO/Georg Fischer.
22:19 Misera, dove son? … Ah! non son io che parlo, K369 (1781). – Edita Gruberová, sop; Vienna CO/György Fischer.
22:13 Va! je t’ai pardonné … Nuit d’hymnénée, from Roméo et Juliette (1867). – Anna Netrebko, sop; Rolando Villazón, ten; Dresden Staatskapelle/Nicola Luisotti.
Vale Bob Barnard AM: 1933-2022
Jazz Program Highlights Tributes
Australian trumpeter and cornetist, Bob Barnard has died at 88. A jazz icon has passed, but we are the richer for his life. He grew up in a Melbourne musical family and continued to pass down his knowledge and experience to his children and even his grandchildren, which included our FineMusic Artist-In-Residence, pianist Casey Golden.
He started playing cornet at 12, because the family band (led by his mother Kath Barnard) needed a trumpeter. But he was also deeply impressed by a record of Muggsy Spanier, as well as Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke, Sidney Bechet, Bunk Johnson and Graeme Bell. He toured New Zealand and Papua New Guinea … … …