Making Music Visible: Singing in Sign

On a recent afternoon in a brightly lit studio in Brooklyn, Mervin Primeaux-O’Bryant and Brandon Kazen-Maddox were filming a music video. They were recording a cover version of “Midnight Train to Georgia,” but the voices that filled the room were those of Gladys Knight and the Pips, who made the song a hit in the 1970s. And yet the two […]

When Boston Ruled the Music World

When I moved to Massachusetts in the mid-1970s to start a doctorate at Boston University, there was a specific professor I wanted to study with: the formidable pianist Leonard Shure. But Shure was hardly the only renowned pedagogue in Boston. The city had at that point long been a hub of academic music, with distinguished programs at Harvard, Brandeis and […]

Around the World: Lippen Schweigen (from “Die Lustige Witwe”), Plácido Domingo, José Carreras, Luciano Pavarotti, Los Angeles Music Center Opera Chorus, Los Angeles Philharmonic & Zubin Mehta

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Spring is Here: With a Song in My Heart, Plácido Domingo, José Carreras, Luciano Pavarotti, Los Angeles Music Center Opera Chorus, Los Angeles Philharmonic & Zubin Mehta

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Around the World: All I Ask of You (from “The Phantom of the Opera”), Plácido Domingo, José Carreras, Luciano Pavarotti, Los Angeles Music Center Opera Chorus, Los Angeles Philharmonic & Zubin Mehta

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Non ti scordar di me, Luciano Pavarotti, Los Angeles Music Center Opera Chorus, Los Angeles Philharmonic & Zubin Mehta

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