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Cathy Berberian

Cathy Berberian has been played on NTS shows including Jameszoo Fool Radio, with Visage first played on 19 September 2016.

Cathy Berberian (Attleboro, Massachusetts, July 4, 1925 - Rome, Italy, March 6, 1983) was a composer, mezzo-soprano singer, and vocalist.

From 1950 to 1966 she was married to composer Luciano Berio, who deconstructed her voice in Thema (Omaggio a Joyce) (1958) and wrote his Circles (1960) and Recital I (for Cathy) (1972) for her. In addition Sylvano Bussotti, John Cage, Hans Werner Henze and Igor Stravinsky wrote works for her voice. She interpreted contemporary avant-garde music, Armenian folk songs, Monteverdi, The Beatles, and her own compositions. Her…

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Recital I (For Cathy)
Berio, Cathy Berberian, The London Sinfonietta
RCA Red Seal1973
Recital I (For Cathy)
Berio, Cathy Berberian, The London SinfoniettaRCA Red Seal1973
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Visage
Luciano Berio, The Swingle Singers, The New York Philharmonic, Cathy Berberian
CBS1969
Visage
Luciano Berio, The Swingle Singers, The New York Philharmonic, Cathy BerberianCBS1969
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Folk Songs
Luciano Berio, Cathy Berberian
BMG Classics, RCA Victor Gold Seal1995
Folk Songs
Luciano Berio, Cathy BerberianBMG Classics, RCA Victor Gold Seal1995
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Stripsody
Cathy Berberian
Wergo1971
Stripsody
Cathy BerberianWergo1971
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Sinfonia
Luciano Berio, The Swingle Singers, The New York Philharmonic, Cathy Berberian
CBS1969
Sinfonia
Luciano Berio, The Swingle Singers, The New York Philharmonic, Cathy BerberianCBS1969
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