Briana Hunter, Kenneth Kellogg, Roderick Cox, Washington National Opera Orchestra – Jeanine Tesori: Blue (2022) [FLAC 24bit/192kHz]

Briana Hunter, Kenneth Kellogg, Roderick Cox, Washington National Opera Orchestra – Jeanine Tesori: Blue (2022)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/192 kHz | Time – 02:01:41 minutes | 4,03 GB | Genre: Classical
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Washington National Opera presents Blue, a contemporary opera about racism in the United States today, with a libretto by Tazewell Thompson and music by Jeanine Tesori. Blue tells the tragic story of an African-American police officer whose son is killed by a fellow officer during a demonstration. The play, which strongly alludes to the Black Lives Matter movement, is equally groundbreaking on the opera stage thanks to its intimate and multi-layered portrayal of African American family life

Historically and musically, Blue compassionately tells a story that is equally painful and identifiable for many of us. The Music Critics Association of America named Blue the “Best New Opera” of 2020, while the Financial Times praised it as “an extraordinarily powerful new opera about race in America” and called Tesori’s music “eclectic but assured, full of beauty and eloquence.”

The piece is sung by an excellent cast of singers, including Kenneth Kellogg as the father, Briana Hunter as the mother and Aaron Crouch as the son, while the Washington National Opera Orchestra is led by rising conductor Roderick Cox.

Tracklist:
01. Roderick Cox – Blue: Prologue (02:41)
02. Ariana Wehr – Urgent! Drop Ev’rything! (01:01)
03. Briana Hunter – I Was in the Heyday of Being in Love (00:53)
04. Ariana Wehr – Damn, Girl! (02:24)
05. Rehanna Thelwell – You Married a Cop? (00:33)
06. Briana Hunter – I Love Him (03:30)
07. Rehanna Thelwell – What About Your Obsession? (00:55)
08. Briana Hunter – I’m Gonna Strap My Baby on My Back (01:07)
09. Rehanna Thelwell – You Havin’ a What? (01:14)
10. Ariana Wehr – Forgive Our Sistah. She Knows Not What She Do (01:19)
11. Rehanna Thelwell – Birth That Baby Boy to Term (02:23)
12. Ariana Wehr – Ha! Ha, Ha, Ha! (00:52)
13. Briana Hunter – I’m Having This Boy. I’m Keeping This Boy Close (00:50)
14. Ariana Wehr – We Wish On Ev’rything You Can Wish On (01:53)
15. Ariana Wehr – Scrape the Wax Off Your Wings (01:49)
16. Roderick Cox – Transition to Scene 2 (01:16)
17. Kenneth Kellogg – How You Doin’, Baby? (01:25)
18. Briana Hunter – I’m Somebody’s Mother (02:06)
19. Ariana Wehr – Hello…Mom! (01:48)
20. Ariana Wehr – Cup Your Hand Under His Head and Neck (01:14)
21. Kenneth Kellogg – Hello…Hello, My Son (03:01)
22. Joshua Blue – Go, Go, Go! (01:49)
23. Christian Simmons – Halftime! We’re All Yours, Buddy (01:03)
24. Christian Simmons – How Do You Feel? (02:03)
25. Christian Simmons – Welcome to the Daddy Club! (01:17)
26. Martin Luther Clark – How Did You Produce a Son? (00:50)
27. Kenneth Kellogg – I’ve Got a Baby Boy (00:56)
28. Christian Simmons – Here’s a Toast (01:17)
29. Roderick Cox – Introduction (00:47)
30. Kenneth Kellogg – You Not Getting Off That Easy (01:24)
31. Aaron Crouch – Yes, Sir! Got My Own Private Warden (01:05)
32. Kenneth Kellogg – Moved Up Here So You Could Spread Out and Be by Yourself (01:49)
33. Aaron Crouch – No! New York Is the Richest City in the World (02:15)
34. Aaron Crouch – Stat Stat Statue of Liberty (01:28)
35. Kenneth Kellogg – The World Done Change (01:27)
36. Aaron Crouch – What Am I Supposed to Do? Stay Alive (01:10)
37. Kenneth Kellogg – You Alive, Ain’t You? (00:46)
38. Kenneth Kellogg – I Am Out There in the Jungle (02:28)
39. Aaron Crouch – Whatcha Gonna Do? (01:10)
40. Aaron Crouch – Let Me Go. No, My Son, I Will Never Let You Go (02:33)
41. Gordon Hawkins – What Is Your Name, My Son? (01:30)
42. Gordon Hawkins – Ah! You Are the Father Whose Child Was Lost (01:55)
43. Gordon Hawkins – Ah! Your Heart Is Broken, I Hear It Knocking Against Your Ribs (01:42)
44. Kenneth Kellogg – This Is My Badge (02:09)
45. Kenneth Kellogg – When My Boy Was Taken from Me (00:50)
46. Kenneth Kellogg – I Did Not Come Here Seeking Redemption (02:08)
47. Kenneth Kellogg – Only a White God (01:51)
48. Gordon Hawkins – You Are Walking in a Terrible Darkness, My Son (03:11)
49. Gordon Hawkins – May Restoring Waters Clear the Night’s Weeping (00:56)
50. Kenneth Kellogg – In My Hour of Need I Seek No Salvation from You (02:16)
51. Katerina Burton – Come Away from the Window (01:56)
52. Rehanna Thelwell – She Sits in This Matchbox Disguised as a House (02:04)
53. Rehanna Thelwell – She Was Lying in Her Bed. In Her Own Home. In Her Bed (01:57)
54. Rehanna Thelwell – Look at Her. She Wears the Captive Shroud of Stony Death (01:16)
55. Rehanna Thelwell – Let Us Go Forth (00:59)
56. Briana Hunter – Oh God! Bring My Baby Back (02:26)
57. Briana Hunter – God, Give Me Back Any Part of My Baby (02:48)
58. Gordon Hawkins – My Heart…My Heart Is Heavy Tonight (01:09)
59. Joshua Blue – Somebody, Oh Somebody (02:35)
60. Gordon Hawkins – A Mother, Clear Out of Her Mind (02:37)
61. Gordon Hawkins – God, We Ask You, Take Care of This Boy (00:56)
62. Kenneth Kellogg – Stay Alive (00:40)
63. Kenneth Kellogg – Son, the Light Is Turning Amber. Run! (01:34)
64. Gordon Hawkins – We Sing…Christ Wore the Crown of Thorns (03:08)
65. Briana Hunter – Cup Your Hand Under His Head and Neck (01:46)
66. Roderick Cox – Introduction (01:14)
67. Kenneth Kellogg – I Don’t Know What the Hell You Talkin’ About (00:54)
68. Briana Hunter – Set Aside Your Sides, Eat Some Set-Asides I Set Aside for My Boys (01:09)
69. Kenneth Kellogg – You My Son. I Got Deep Fried, Red-Eyed, Drip-Dried (01:18)
70. Briana Hunter – Kneaded, Pinched, and Prodded (03:31)
71. Briana Hunter – Heavenly Father, We Humbly Thank You (03:18)
72. Aaron Crouch – Hey Mom, Hey Dad (01:32)

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