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Jessye Norman

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Jessye Norman

Jessye Norman has been played over 10 times on NTS, first on 6 January 2016. Jessye Norman's music has been featured on 11 episodes.

Jessye Norman (born September 15, 1945) is an American opera singer. Norman is one of the most admired contemporary opera singers and recitalists, and one of the highest paid performers in classical music. A true dramatic soprano with a majestic stage presence, Norman is associated in particular with the roles of Aïda, Cassandre, Alceste, and Leonora in Fidelio. Norman has been given the nickname 'Just Enormous' for her powerful voice and range.

Norman was born in Augusta, Georgia in a family of…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
"Thy Hand, Belinda...When I Am Laid In Earth" (Dido And Aeneas)
Jessye Norman
Philips1996
"Thy Hand, Belinda...When I Am Laid In Earth" (Dido And Aeneas)
Jessye NormanPhilips1996
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La Mort De Didon (Dido's Lament) - When I Am Laid In Earth
Jessye Norman
Philips1986
La Mort De Didon (Dido's Lament) - When I Am Laid In Earth
Jessye NormanPhilips1986
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Requiem Aeternam and Kyrie Eleison
Verdi, Margaret Price, Jessye Norman, José Carreras, Ruggero Raimondi, Edinburgh Festival Chorus, The London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado
Philips Consumer Electronics B.V.1982
Requiem Aeternam and Kyrie Eleison
Verdi, Margaret Price, Jessye Norman, José Carreras, Ruggero Raimondi, Edinburgh Festival Chorus, The London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio AbbadoPhilips Consumer Electronics B.V.1982
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Coventry Carol
Jessye Norman
Philips Digital Classics1987
Coventry Carol
Jessye NormanPhilips Digital Classics1987
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Lascia ch'io pianga - Recitativo e Aria (from de "Rinaldo")
Jessye Norman, Geoffrey Parsons
Philips Digital Classics1988
Lascia ch'io pianga - Recitativo e Aria (from de "Rinaldo")
Jessye Norman, Geoffrey ParsonsPhilips Digital Classics1988
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Porgi, Amor
Jessye Norman
Philips Digital Classics0
Porgi, Amor
Jessye NormanPhilips Digital Classics0
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Nonn' Erubescite, Reges
Stravinsky, Jessye Norman, Peter Schreier, Saito Kinen Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa
Philips Digital Classics, Philips1994
Nonn' Erubescite, Reges
Stravinsky, Jessye Norman, Peter Schreier, Saito Kinen Orchestra, Seiji OzawaPhilips Digital Classics, Philips1994
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Prelude And Liebestod From "Tristan Und Isolde"
Wagner, Jessye Norman, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis
Philips1975
Prelude And Liebestod From "Tristan Und Isolde"
Wagner, Jessye Norman, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin DavisPhilips1975
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Over My Head, Lil' David
Kathleen Battle, Jessye Norman, Chorus, Orchestra, James Levine
Deutsche Grammophon1991
Over My Head, Lil' David
Kathleen Battle, Jessye Norman, Chorus, Orchestra, James LevineDeutsche Grammophon1991
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"When I Am Laid In Earth"
Purcell, Jessye Norman, Thomas Allen, Marie McLaughlin, English Chamber Orchestra, Raymond Leppard
Philips1986
"When I Am Laid In Earth"
Purcell, Jessye Norman, Thomas Allen, Marie McLaughlin, English Chamber Orchestra, Raymond LeppardPhilips1986
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