01 June 2004

The Glory(????) of the Human Voice

This is a CD by lionized soprano Florence Foster Jenkins. Beloved by audiences everywhere, Madame Jenkins' raw chords struck a nerve with-- I mean, her raw nerve struck a chord with listeners' hearts. The site includes her amazing rendition of the Queen of the Night's Aria from The Magic Flute.

I should, of course, add that this site also has recordings of The Shaggs and that Leonard Nimoy classic (*cringe*) "The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins," which will help get a clearer grasp on the type of singer Madame Jenkins was.

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