Tuesday, December 24th

by musicclipoftheday

Last night this woman, who died of cancer in 2006, was very much alive, singing Bach on the radio.*

Johann Sebastian Bach, “Ich Habe Genug” (“I Have Enough,” church cantata), Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (1954-2006), 2003



Christmas, 1948

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Kenny Dorham (trumpet), Al Haig (piano), Tommy Porter (bass), Max Roach (drums), “White Christmas,” live, New York (Royal Roost), 12/25/48


*WKCR-FM (Columbia University), Bach Festival, through New Year’s Eve.