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Kathleen Battle

Kathleen Battle has been played on NTS in shows including Black Opera, featured first on 17 October 2016. Songs played include Over My Head, Lil' David, Ride On, King Jesus and Oh, Glory.

Kathleen Battle (born August 13, 1948, Portsmouth, Ohio, USA) is an African-American soprano known for her agile and light voice and her silvery, pure tone. One of the most prominent recitalists and opera singers of her generation, she is admired for her wide ranging recital repertoire and performances of the operas of Georg Friedrich Händel and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Battle initially became known for her work within the concert repertoire through performances…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
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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Ride On, King Jesus
Kathleen Battle, Jessye Norman, Chorus, Orchestra, James Levine
Deutsche Grammophon1991
Ride On, King Jesus
Kathleen Battle, Jessye Norman, Chorus, Orchestra, James LevineDeutsche Grammophon1991
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Oh, Glory
Kathleen Battle, Jessye Norman, Chorus, Orchestra, James Levine
Deutsche Grammophon1991
Oh, Glory
Kathleen Battle, Jessye Norman, Chorus, Orchestra, James LevineDeutsche Grammophon1991
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Incidental Music Op. 61
Mendelssohn, Kathleen Battle, Frederica von Stade, Judi Dench, Tanglewood Festival Chorus, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa
Deutsche Grammophon1994
Incidental Music Op. 61
Mendelssohn, Kathleen Battle, Frederica von Stade, Judi Dench, Tanglewood Festival Chorus, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Seiji OzawaDeutsche Grammophon1994
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Après Un Rêve Op.7 No.1
Gabriel Fauré, Kathleen Battle, Andreas Schmidt, Philharmonia Orchestra, Giulini
Deutsche Grammophon1986
Après Un Rêve Op.7 No.1
Gabriel Fauré, Kathleen Battle, Andreas Schmidt, Philharmonia Orchestra, GiuliniDeutsche Grammophon1986
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Honey and Rue
Kathleen Battle, Toni Morrison, Samuel Barber, George Gershwin, Orchestra Of St. Luke's, André Previn
Deutsche Grammophon1995
Honey and Rue
Kathleen Battle, Toni Morrison, Samuel Barber, George Gershwin, Orchestra Of St. Luke's, André PrevinDeutsche Grammophon1995
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Music For A While
Kathleen Battle, James Levine
Deutsche Grammophon1986
Music For A While
Kathleen Battle, James LevineDeutsche Grammophon1986
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