Here is the link of “Lullaby” from the Pulitzer winning opera “The Consul” by Gian Carlo Menotti (1950). The mother of a political activist, John Sorel, sings a lullaby to her dying baby grandson. Hope you enjoy the haunting melody and beautiful poetry.
This is my recent recording of Manuel de Falla’s art song, “Prayer of the mothers embracing their children”. I sang in D minor, and I think many mezzos can comfortably sing in this key. I am planning to add subtitles to the video soon. Enjoy!
This is my second (or third!) recording of “Defune” by H. Sugiyama, a Japanese popular song c. 1922, this time using Zoom H6 Audio Recorder. Piano by Naoko Aita. Lyrics translated into English by me. Hope you enjoy!