The Fifth Element #49 Please Play

Sidebar: John Marks' FSI Montréal 2008 "Please Play" Tracks

1) Julie London, "Cry Me a River," from Time for Love: The Best of Julie London (CD, Rhino R2 70737)
2) Herbert Howells, Master Tallis's Testament; James Busby, organ; from Pipes Rhode Island (CD, Riago 101)
3) Handel, "Lascia ch'io pianga"; Danielle de Niese, William Christie, Les Arts Florissantes; from Handel Arias (CD, Decca 001003502)
4) Rachmaninoff, "Zdes' khoroso"; Anna Netrebko, Valery Gergiev, St. Petersburg Mariinsky Theater Orchestra; from Russian Album (CD, Deutsche Grammophon 000815302)
5) Puccini, "Che gelida manina"; Brian Cheney, tenor; Elaine Rinaldi, piano; private microphone-comparison recording