Saturday, May 30, 2009

The girl with orange lips

For the longest time, the designs of covers for classical music albums were rather uninspired: usually, they were reproductions of paintings (preferably from the romantic era), or alternatively straight forward photographs of the main performers. This CD by American soprano Dawn Upshaw, my favourite female singer of classical music, was a welcome variation when it was released in 1991. The intriguing cover shows the beautiful Dawn as photographed by Joel Meyerowitz.

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