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The Glory (????) of the Human Voice
Florence Foster Jenkins
Florence Foster Jenkins
  • RCA Victor Gold Seal
    09026 61175-2
    $11.99

1. Mozart : Die Zauberflöte/La flûte enchantée:
(Queen Of The Night Aria) 3:37
2.
Liadoff: The Musical Snuff-Box 2:25
3. McMoon:
Like A Bird 1:19
4.
Delibes: Lakme: Où va la jeune Hindoue?
(Bell Song) 4:39
5.
McMoon: Serenata Mexicano 2:10
6.
David: La Perle du Brésil: Charmant Oiseau 6:02
7.
Bach-Pavlovich: Biassy 3:35
8.
Johann Strauss, Jr.: Die Fledermaus/La Chauve-souris:
Adele's Laughing Song 3:49

Florence Foster Jenkins, soprano
Cosme McMoon at the piano

Queen Of The Night Aria (clip #1) ra
Adele's Laughing Song (clip #2) ra


Gounod: A Faust Travesty (Sung in English)
9. Valentine's Aria (Ere I leave my native land) 3:15
10. Jewel Song (O heavenly jewels) 6:00
11. Salut, demeure chaste et pure (Emotions Strange) 4:45
12. Final Trio (sung as a duet) (My Heart Is Overcome With Terror) 10:40

Jenny Williams, soprano; Thomas Burns, baritone with piano accompaniment

Why, you ask? (The full story . . .)


Murder on the High C's
Florence Foster Jenkins & Friends
Florence Foster Jenkins & Friends
  • Naxos Nostalgia
    8.120711
    currently unavailable

1. Mozart : Queen Of The Night Aria
(from 'The Magic Flute') 3:40
2.
McMoon: Serenata Mexicana 2:14
3. Liadov:
Musical Snuff Box 2:27
4.
Unknown/Jenkins: Like A Bird 1:20
5.
Delibes: Bell Song 4;44
6.
David: Charmant Oiseau*
(from 'Perle du Brésil'): 6:03
7.
Johann Strauss II: Adele's Laughing Song
(from 'Die Fledermaus') 3:52
8.
Bach-Pushkin: Biassy 3:37
9. McMoon: Valse Caressante* 6:45

all above selections:
Florence Foster Jenkins,
soprano
Cosme McMoon, piano
with Louis Alberghini, flute*


10. Little Jack Horner 2:23 Alexander Kipnis, bass, with Ernst Victor Wolff, piano
11. Sing A Song Of Sixpence 2:07
John Charles Thomes, baritone, with Carroll Hollister, piano
12. The Blue Danube 4:15
Josephine Tumminia, soprano, with Jimmy Dorsey & his Orchestra
13. The Little Old State Of Texas 2:41
Ezio Pinza, bass, and the Sons of the Pioneers
14. The Fireman's Bride (from 'Up In Central Park') 2:30
Jeannette MacDonald, soprano and Robert Merrill, baritone, orch. cond. by Robert Russell Bennett
15. The Song's Gotta Come From The Heart 5:12 Jimmy Durante, assisted by Helen Traubel
16. A Real Piano Player 3:58
Helen Traubel, assisted by Jimmy Durante
17. Please Don't Say No 2:11
Lauritz Melchior with Orchestra and Chorus

please see also . . .
The Muse Surmounted
Florence Foster Jenkins and eleven of her rivals

A celebration of sincerity of the heart and transfixed
dedication in singing which has otherwise gone unrecognized

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