HALLELUJAH by Leonard Cohen. The Holy Dove…
Leonard Cohen quote: “. . .finally everything is reconciled but not where we live. This world is full of things that cannot be reconciled but there are moments when we can transcend and reconcile and embrace the whole mess, and that’s what I mean by Hallelujah.
CRY,CRY, CRY — “BY WAY OF SORROW”
DIXIE CHICKS — GOODBYE, EARL
DIXDIXIE CHICKS — GOODBYE EARL
IF IT BE YOUR WILL…lyrics by Leonard Cohen
. . . “Let your mercy spill on all these burning hearts in Hell. If it be your will, to make us well. And end this night…if it be your will.” A “murmured prayer” of surrender…
COME HEALING…by L. Cohen
DON’T WORRY: BE HAPPY
JE NE REGRETTE RIEN — Edith Piaf
IN LOVE’S SANCTUARY — Lucy Kaplansky sings Eliza Gilkyson’s cover
Yeah though I walk through the valley of the shadow /Thou art with me
Though my heart’s been torn on fields of battle /Thou art with me
Though my trust is gone and my faith not near/In love’s sanctuary /Thou art with me
Through desolation’s fire and fear’s dark thunder /Thou art with me
Through the sea of desires that drag me under /Thou art with me
Though I’ve been traded in like a souvenir /In love’s sanctuary /Thou art with me
Through the doubter’s gloom and the cynic’s sneer /Thou art with me
In the crowded rooms of a mind unclear /Thou art with me
Though I’ll walk for a while down a trail of tears /In love’s sanctuary thou art with me.
FOR OPERA LOVERS ONLY
JONAS KAUFMANN — “The Flower Song” from Bizet’s “Carmen”
“Mon Coeur s’Ouvre a ta Voix” From “Samson and Delilah” — Shirley Verrett and John Vickers
Betrayal by seduction… Delilah allures Samson with this aria (“my heart opens at the sound of your voice”) in order to learn the secret to his strength—which she relays to her people, his enemies, who then blind and imprison him.
LIEBESTOD(Love/ Death Theme) from “Tristan and Isolde”— Margaret Price, Carlos Ludwig Keliber
Take the plunge into the heart of mystical love…
“AU FOND DU TEMPLE SAINT” from “The Pearl Fishers”/ Jussi Bjoerling & Robert Merrill
…such harmony IS possible between two different voices.