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December 30, 2018

FabulousFlipSides Fabulous Flip Sides – Interview with Jude Cole

We discuss songs from Jude Cole’s 1990 breakthrough album A View from 3rd Street, his new 5 song EP, and share a brand new demo. We also talk about Silver Condor, Del Shannon, Lifehouse and his long-time friend, Kiefer Sutherland. …

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FabulousFlipSides Fabulous Flip Sides – Interview with Jude Cole

We discuss songs from Jude Cole’s 1990 breakthrough album A View from 3rd Street, his new 5 song EP, and share a brand new demo. We also talk about Silver Condor, Del Shannon, Lifehouse and his long-time friend, Kiefer Sutherland. …

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Freya Parr Five essential works by Leonard Bernstein

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West Side Story

Bernstein’s almost-an-opera musical set in New York is his masterpiece. Inspired by Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, it’s moving, uplifting and tautly scored.

Recommended recording:
Te Kanawa, Carreras, unnamed orchestra/Leonard Bernstein
DG 457 1992

https://open.spotify.com/embed/album/3DCQhS6eII8WUExSzdN9sE

 

 

Mass

A slightly crazy – and flawed – piece that doesn’t sound quite as ‘with it’ as it would have done in 1971. But there are magical moments, including ‘Simple Song.’

Recommended recording:
Jubilant Sykes (baritone), assembled choirs, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra/Marin Alsop
Naxos 8.559622-23

https://open.spotify.com/embed/album/5wF0Zk4MKRRLnXSXA43wY9

 

 

Chichester Psalms

The Psalms are Bernstein’s version of church music. While the works have elements of musical theatre, it’s
spiritually uplifting and sincere music.

Recommended recording:
Bournemouth Symphony Chorus & Orchestra/Marin Alsop
Naxos 8.559177

https://open.spotify.com/embed/album/4tWxpcgEPyo7m9J2XnawhN

 

 

Trouble in Tahiti

Bernstein’s 45-minute opera about a loveless marriage stars just two
people. Copland and jazz emerge as clear influences in this stifling work.

Recommended recording:
Kim Criswell, Rod Gilfry, Munich Radio Orchestra/
Ulf Schirmer
BR Klassik 403571900300

https://open.spotify.com/embed/album/4kw0ZxJ4fY91tgyCWiDlGX

 

 

Symphony No. 3 (Kaddish)

Dedicated to JFK and often interpreted as a memory to victims of the Holocaust, Bernstein’s finest orchestral work is scored for speaker, choir and orchestra.

Recommended recording:
London Oratory School, BBC Symphony Orchestra/Leonard Slatkin
Chandos CHAN 10172

https://open.spotify.com/embed/album/625LCiYFWiJ3EWOcNiug7a

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Louis Jordan

Geoffrey Smith invites you to party with the joyful jump band of saxophonist-singer Louis Jordan (1908-75). Immortalized in the West End hit Five Guys Named Moe, Jordan was the king of American jive.

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On this Day December 30, 2002

Diana Ross was arrested for drink driving by the Arizona highway patrol after a motorist called to report a swerving vehicle in the western state of Arizona. When asked to walk in a straight line she fell over, could not count to 30 or balance on one foot. Police said the singer was twice over the drink drive limit with a blood-alcohol of 0.20, the legal limit is 0.08.

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