Cathy Berberian

Mezzo-soprano. Born 4 July 1928. Died 6 March 1983
Cathy Berberian
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1928-07-04
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Cathy Berberian

Cathy Berberian Biography (Wikipedia)

Catherine Anahid "Cathy" Berberian (July 4, 1925 – March 6, 1983) was an American mezzo-soprano and composer based in Italy. She interpreted contemporary avant-garde music composed, among others, by Luciano Berio, Bruno Maderna, John Cage, Henri Pousseur, Sylvano Bussotti, Darius Milhaud, Roman Haubenstock-Ramati, and Igor Stravinsky. She also interpreted works by Claudio Monteverdi, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Kurt Weill, Philipp Zu Eulenburg, arrangements of songs by The Beatles, and folk songs from several countries and cultures. As a composer, she wrote Stripsody (1966), in which she exploits her vocal technique using comic book sounds (onomatopoeia), and Morsicat(h)y (1969), a composition for the keyboard (with the right hand only) based on Morse code.

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Cathy Berberian Tracks

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Liza Lehmann
There are Fairies at the bottom of our Garden
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There are Fairies at the bottom of our Garden
Luciano Berio
Azerbaijan Love Song (Folk Songs)
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Azerbaijan Love Song (Folk Songs)
Luciano Berio
Thema (Omaggio a Joyce)
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Thema (Omaggio a Joyce)
Luciano Berio
Thema (Homage to Joyce), for tape
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Thema (Homage to Joyce), for tape
Claudio Monteverdi
Scene V "Disprezzata Regina"
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Scene V "Disprezzata Regina"
Luciano Berio
Folk Songs: 'Black is the Colour' and 'Loosin yelav'
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Folk Songs: 'Black is the Colour' and 'Loosin yelav'
John Cage
The Wonderful Widow of Eighteen Springs
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The Wonderful Widow of Eighteen Springs
Luciano Berio
Sequenza III
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Sequenza III
Luciano Berio
Folk Songs
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Folk Songs

Folk Songs

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Juilliard Ensemble
Conductor
Luciano Berio
Circles
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Circles
Luciano Berio
Epifanie
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Epifanie

Epifanie

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Orf-Symphonien Orchester
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Black is the colour; Rossignolet du bois; Azerbaijan Love Song
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Black is the colour; Rossignolet du bois; Azerbaijan Love Song
Luciano Berio
Folk Songs
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Folk Songs

Folk Songs

Ensemble
Julliard Ensemble
Conductor
Cathy Berberian
Ticket to ride
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Ticket to ride
Luciano Berio
Folk songs for mezzo-soprano and 7 players, no.11; Azerbaijan love song
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Folk songs for mezzo-soprano and 7 players, no.11; Azerbaijan love song
Igor Stravinsky
3 Songs from William Shakespeare; no. 2; Full fathom five
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3 Songs from William Shakespeare; no. 2; Full fathom five
Liza Lehmann
There are Fairies at the Bottom of My Garden
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There are Fairies at the Bottom of My Garden
Henry Purcell
Nymphs and shepherds come away
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Nymphs and shepherds come away
Camille Saint‐Saëns
Danse macabre
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Danse macabre
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I wonder as I wander (Folk Songs)
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I wonder as I wander (Folk Songs)

I wonder as I wander (Folk Songs)

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Juilliard Ensemble
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John Cage
The Wonderful widow of eighteen springs
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The Wonderful widow of eighteen springs
Trad. Armenian, Luciano Berio, Cathy Berberian, Juilliard Ensemble & Luciano Berio
Loosin Yelav
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Loosin Yelav

Loosin Yelav

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Trad. Armenian
Music Arranger
Ensemble
Juilliard Ensemble
Conductor
Luciano Berio
Visage
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Visage
Luciano Berio
Azerbaijan Love Song (Folk Songs)
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Azerbaijan Love Song (Folk Songs)
Claudio Monteverdi
Orfeo, Act II (excerpt)
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Orfeo, Act II (excerpt)
Bruno Canino
Ticket to ride
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Ticket to ride
Trad.
I wonder as I wander (Folk Songs) (feat. Cathy Berberian)
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I wonder as I wander (Folk Songs) (feat. Cathy Berberian)
Paul McCartney / John Lennon & Cathy Berberian
Girl
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Girl

Girl

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Paul McCartney / John Lennon & Cathy Berberian
Paul McCartney / John Lennon & Cathy Berberian
You've Got To Hide Your Love Away
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You've Got To Hide Your Love Away

You've Got To Hide Your Love Away

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Paul McCartney / John Lennon & Cathy Berberian
John Lennon and Paul McCartney, Cathy Berberian & Bruno Canino
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Ticket to ride

Ticket to ride

Composer
John Lennon and Paul McCartney
Performer
Cathy Berberian
Girl
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Girl
Cathy Berberian
John Cage: A Flower
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John Cage: A Flower
Cathy Berberian
Sequenza 3 for female voices
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Sequenza 3 for female voices
Cathy Berberian
The Wonderful Widow Of 18 Springs
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The Wonderful Widow Of 18 Springs
Cathy Berberian
Eleanor Rigby
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Eleanor Rigby
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Past BBC Events

Proms 1974: Prom 18
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Round House, The
1974-08-05T04:01:42
5
Aug
1974

Proms 1974: Prom 18

Round House, The

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