Jessye Norman sings American Song

Music, Classical and opera

The legendary soprano Jessye Norman, accompanied by pianist Mark Markham, sings American songs and arias. Leonard Bernstein's 'Somewhere' from 'West Side Story'; Richard Rodgers's 'You'll never walk alone' from 'Carousel'); George Gershwin's 'But not for me' and 'I Got Rhythm' from 'Girl Crazy'; 'The man I love' from 'Lady, Be good!'; Harold Arlen's 'Sleepin' bee' from 'House of Flowers'; Richard Rodgers's 'Climb every mountain' from 'The Sound of Music'; Leonard Bernstein's 'Lonely Town from On The Town'; George Gershwin's 'My man's gone now'; from 'Porgy and Bess'; Walter Donaldson's 'My baby just cares for me'; Harold Arlen's 'Stormy weather'; trad: 'Another man done gone'; Kurt Weill's 'The Ballad of Mack the Knife' (from 'The Threepenny Opera'); Duke Ellington's Meditation for piano; 'Don't get much around any more'; 'I've got it bad and that ain't good'; and 'It don't mean a thing'.