|1. Kaddisch - Maurice Ravel|
|2. Laudate Dominum - Sumi Jo|
|3. Ave Maria, Op. 23, 2 - Giulio Caccini|
|4. Amazing Grace (Traditional) - Anon|
|5. Breit' uber mein Haupt, Op.19 no.2 - Richard Strauss|
|6. L'ora fatal s'appressa... Giusto ciel! - Gioachino Rossini|
|7. Pie Jesu (Requiem) - Gabriel Faure|
|8. Gott! Hore meine Stimme! - Franz Schubert|
|9. Sanctus - Charles Gounod|
|10. Preghiera di Maria - Maria Stuarda - Gaetano Donizetti|
|11. Lacrimosa - Requiem for my friend - Zbigniew Preisner|
|12. Take Care of This House - Leonard Bernstein|
|13. Nun's Chorus - Laura's Song - Casanova - Johann Strauss II|
|14. Say a prayer for me tonight - Gigi - Frederick Loewe|
|15. Sometimes I feel like a motherless child (Spiritual) - Anon|
Another nice change is that the orchestral accompaniment enhances the singing rather than just tagging along as an afterthought, which often seems to be the case. It is fitting that James Conlon gets equal billing here. This is splendid singing to splendid music.
Sumi Jo is comfortable in any language and in a broad range of styles. I was uncertain how she would tackle songs like Amazing Grace and Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child. I need not have worried. In the latter she reveals a soulfulness that fits the lyrics perfectly.
The only track not worthy of this collection is Bernstein's Take Care of This House. I suppose, as it is a prayer, it was an obvious song to include, and Jo sings it very well, but it is just a very poor song. That still leaves 14 excellent tracks that, if you are a lover of good singing, you will want in your collection.
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