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James Taylor: One Man Band

Introduction

Nearly 40 years after the release of his first single, beloved singer-songwriter James Taylor continues to captivate legions of fans with his characteristic, folk-inspired sound. The recipient of five Grammy® awards, and both a Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame and a Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee, Taylor has enjoyed an illustrious career and is […]

Vivere: Andrea Bocelli Live in Tuscany

Production Credits

Web Credits Producer: Anu Krishnan Graphic Art: Gabriel Torres Technical Director: Brian Lee Production Assistant: Diana Cofresí-Terrero Copy Editor: Leslie Kriesel HTML Implementation Assistance: Brian Santalone GREAT PERFORMANCES Web pages copyright © 2007 Educational Broadcasting Corporation. Thirteen Online is a production of Thirteen/WNET New York’s Kravis Multimedia Education Center in New York City. Anthony Chapman, […]

Vivere: Andrea Bocelli Live in Tuscany

Musical Selections

The evening’s program was recorded live at the Teatro del Silenzio in Lajatico, Italy in July 2007. “Melodramma” Music and lyrics by Pierpaolo Guerrini and Paolo Luciani Andrea Bocelli “A Te” Music and lyrics by Andrea Bocelli Andrea Bocelli, Kenny G “Romanza” Music and lyrics by Mauro Malavasi Andrea Bocelli “Vivo Per Lei” Music and […]

Vivere: Andrea Bocelli Live in Tuscany

Introduction

Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli grew up in Lajatico, a rural village in Tuscany, where his family still farms nearby. On the slopes of this ancient hill town, a special theater was constructed for a one-night-only concert of his greatest popular hits along with new songs performed to honor the occasion. Some famous musical friends dropped […]

Organizers for Students

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Procedures for Teachers

INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES: Time Allotment: 20 minutes 1. Ask the students to define the term “the blues” by brainstorming ideas as a group and recording them on the board/overhead. 2. After all ideas have been listed, share some specific information about blues music by reading and distributing the essay “What Is the Blues?” available at http://www.pbs.org/theblues/classroom/essaysblues.html, […]

Carnegie Hall Opening Night 2008: A Celebration of Leonard Bernstein

Production Credits

Web Credits Producer: Daniel Ross, Colin Fitzpatrick Graphic Art: Gabriel Torres Technical Director: Brian Lee Production Assistant: Diana Cofresí-Terrero HTML Implementation: Brian Santalone GREAT PERFORMANCES Web pages copyright © 2008 Educational Broadcasting Corporation. Thirteen Online is a production of Thirteen/WNET New York’s Kravis Multimedia Education Center in New York City. Anthony Chapman, Director of Interactive […]

Pavarotti: A Life in Seven Arias

Friends Remember Pavarotti

Pavarotti’s friends and colleagues remember his life. Read what they have to say of the late master. “He was like a, let’s say prima donna? Yes, why not? Prima donna can be also a tenor, and we need prima donnas on stage to catch the audience’s attention.” — Soprano Renata Scotto “Outside the opera world, […]

Pavarotti: A Life in Seven Arias

Production Credits

Web Credits Producer: Daniel Ross, Colin Fitzpatrick Graphic Art: Gabriel Torres Technical Director: Brian Lee Production Assistant: Diana Cofresí-Terrero HTML Implementation: Brian Santalone GREAT PERFORMANCES Web pages copyright © 2008 Educational Broadcasting Corporation. Thirteen Online is a production of Thirteen/WNET New York’s Kravis Multimedia Education Center in New York City. Anthony Chapman, Director of Interactive […]

Pavarotti: A Life in Seven Arias

Arias

Metropolitan Opera Archives “Che gelida manina” “Che gelida manina” (“Your tiny hand is frozen”), from Puccini’s La Boheme (1896), stacks high in any tenor’s repertory, but none higher than Pavarotti’s. The role of the romantic poet Rodolfo fits him like a glove and was the first he sang on stage, in hometown Modena. Also his […]