Edward Johnson

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    La Bohème - Acte 1 - Che gelida manina (Puccini)Edward Johnson
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    Andrea Chénier - Acte 3 - Si, fui soldato (Giordano)Edward Johnson
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    Colleen O'Mine (Terrence O'Shea-Lily Strickland)Edward Johnson
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    La Fanciulla del West - Acte 3 - Ch'ella mi creda libero (Puccini)Edward Johnson
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    Because You're Here (Harold Robe-Gitz Rice)Edward Johnson

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        Johnson was a well-thought of composer in the England of the late sixteenth century. He was asked by Morley to contribute to "The Triumphes of Oriana," was described as one of England's leading composers, and Byrd arranged a keyboard setting of one of his dance pairs. From the references to his music titles, Johnson probably played the viol and virginal but primarily composed songs. Having been employed and funded by the Kitson family, Johnson composed for the Kitsons as well as... Read more

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