No other piece of music has ever been interpreted, arranged or released as often as “La Paloma”. From Richard Tauber to Pavarotti, from Elvis Presley to Dean Martin, from Mariachi to Sinti – La Paloma is the Grande Dame of pop music. For 150 years she has been complimented with different lyrics, rhythms and instruments. But her soul, her melody, has always retained its spirit.
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Soloists Annette Dasch and Thomas Quasthoff are accompanied by the Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra in a performance of Haydn's great oratorio, held in the stunning Esterházy Palace...
David Starkey's Music & Monarchy
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Secret Disco Revolution
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