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18:16 Excerpts from Showboat. – Ava Gardner, Barbara Cook, Anita Darian, voices; John Rait, bar; Paul Robeson, bass.
18:30 Excerpts from Roberta. – Kathryn Grayson, sop; Kiri Te Kanawa, sop; Eddy Duchin, Fred Astaire, voices.
18:49 The last time I saw Paris, from the film Lady be good. – Thomas Hampson, bar; London Sinfonietta/John McGlinn.
18:26 Excerpts from The chorus (2004). – Jean-Baptiste Maunier, voice; Les Petits Chanteurs de Saint-Marc; Bulgarian SO/Bruno Coulais.
18:31 Excerpts from Cinderella (1957). – Julie Andrews, sop; Dorothy Stickney, Howard Lindsay, voices.
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 … … …