Sunday, January 1, 2012

I Jus Wanna Sing Songs

So to finish off 2011 with a song...and what better way to start the new year?

My current repertoire:

Caro mio ben
 by Giuseppe Giordani (1744-1798)
A sad love song that's more difficult than it seems.

Where'er you walk (Semele) 
by George Frederick Handel (1685-1759)
I usually sing this song while walking my dog, but in the art of survival, now I know that I could take to the streets if necessary!

Come unto him (Messiah)
 by George Frederick Handel
When I first heard this song, I could no longer be a spectator, but had to sing it, too!

Pie Jesu (from Requiem)
 by Gabriel Faure (1845-1924)
Faure's Requiem is one of the most beautiful pieces of music ever written.  Hear it in its entirety!

The assorted words and messages from these songs are good ones to wish you all in the new year: 
 love and peace and may there always be music in your life!


  1. Dear Arturo, Well, as you know, my mother was always a strong influence. Now I want to sing all her favorites that she sang around the house.