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MUSSORGSKY

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(b. 1839)
Centenary celebrations under the direction of M. D. Calvocoressi
Second Concert
Songs sung by Sophie Wyss (soprano)
Little Star
Peasant's Lullaby The Ragamuffin Death's Lullaby
On the River (from Sunless) The Nursery:
Tell me a story The Beetle
Dolly's Lullaby
Prayer at Bedtime
The Hobby-Horseman
Sophie Wyss , one of the most versatile singers on the air, was born in Switzerland and spent her youth near Neuchatel, on the borders of German- and French-speaking Switzerland. Owing to this, she claims, she is able to sing German lieder to the manner born, as well as French songs.
Sophie Wyss studied at the Conservatoire de Geneve, and soon after leaving there married an Englishman. She now -lives in this country and returns to Switzerland only for holidays.
In her ten years of broadcasting she claims to have brought to the microphone more new works than any other singer. She was the first to bring to the listening public many of the songs of such composers as Honegger, Milhaud, and Tailleferre. She sings in six languages and has an almost unlimited repertoire.

Contributors

Unknown: M. D. Calvocoressi
Soprano: Sophie Wyss
Unknown: Sophie Wyss
Unknown: Sophie Wyss

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