Kathleen Battle & Christopher Parkening Lyrics Follow
Kathleen Deanna Battle (born August 13, 1948) is an American operatic soprano known for her distinctive vocal range and tone. Born in Portsmouth, Ohio, Battle initially became known for her work within the concert repertoire through performances with major orchestras during the early and mid-1970s. She made her opera debut in 1975. Battle expanded her repertoire into lyric soprano and coloratura soprano roles during the 1980s and early 1990s until her eventual dismissal from the Metropolitan Opera in 1994. After a 22-year absence from the Met, Battle performed a concert of spirituals at the Metropolitan Opera House in November 2016.
- Fine Knacks for Ladies
- Ain't Got Time to Die
- Para Niñar
- What If I Never Speed?
- Ain't That Good News!
- Ride on, King Jesus! - Christopher Parkening
- La Maja de Goya from Colección de Tonadillas
- Seguidilla Murciana
- Lord, I Couldn't Hear Nobody Pray
- Aria from Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5
- Sweet Little Jesus Boy
- Come Again! Sweet Love Doth Now Invite
- Ave Maria
- This Little Light of Mine