- (Chizuru Mitsuhashi)
- Format: CD
Track Listings 1. Applause 0'18 2. Speak Low (Kurt Weill)5'01 3. Bilbao Song (K.Weill)3'32 4. Sex-Appeal (Friedrich Hollaender)4'19 5. Illusions (F.Hollaender)2'42 6. Peter Peter (F.Hollaender)3'57 7. Sous le ciel de Paris (H.Giraud)4'09 8. The Letter (Lisa Bielawa) 4'56 9. Standing Still (L. Bielawa)3'26 10. Simple Songs About Sex and War-1 'Six O'Clock' (William Duckworth) 2'32 11. Simple Songs About Sex and War-2 'If love's no more' (W.Duckworth) 2'08 12. Simple Songs About Sex and War-3 ' The Stranger' (W.Duckworth) 3'35 13. Simple Songs About Sex and War-4 'Freilingslied' (W.Duckworth) 2'52 14.Simple Songs About Sex and War-5 'Always or The Children or Whatever (W.Duckworth) 2746 15. Die Kleptomanin (F.Hollaender)2'53 16. Foot Steps 0'17 note Unbeatable bionic musicians with musical DNA (geisha) come out from laboratory to perform! A stylish, sexy, futuristic and conceptual label Geisha Farm's first release is 'Cabaret' featuring Weill specialist, Japanese Ute Lemper, Chizuru Mitsuhashi. The album begins with the sound of high heeled shoes approaching on stage, and ends with the sound of dissappearing foot steps. 'Cabaret' portrays a woman's day in a disc, which should be called 'CD Theater'.The recording employs elaborate techniques. 'Illusions', sung and made famous by Marlene Dietrich reminds one of the birthday song Marilyn Monroe sent to J.F. Kennedy. This is a definitive recording which coverscabaret songs from the beginning of the 20th century to the present day. Listener's response 'Cabaret' I'm listening to it while drinking with my wife. It goes perfectly well together. ( 0pera singer 40s) One foggy quiet morning, I played it in my cafe and there was a greatstir in my customers. ( Cafe owner ) I'm listening to it every day while working on my graduation essay. I'm not making good progress. Too sexy! (Graduate student 20s) about artist Chizuru Mitsuhashi is a Mezzo Soprano, much in demand for main roles in operas such as 'Carmen'and 'A Mid Summer Night Dream'. Ms Mitsuhashi celebrates being a woman, since her profession is that of a mezzo soprano - a voice that is unique to a woman. Her wide range of color and expression, in cabaret songs, operas and musicals, charms her fans. In opera, she has collaborated with Seiji Ozawa, Jun Markl, Gstav Kuhn, Renato Bruson, Giuseppe Sabbatini and others. In contemporary music, she has appeared in works such as 'Venus und Adnis' by Werner Henze and 'Satyricon' by Bruno Maderna. She has been involved in the planning and production of the works of George Gershwin and Kurt Weill. She is highly praised for her interpretation of the works of Weill, she was invited to appear at the 100th anniversary of the birth, 50th anniversary of the death of Weill, performing with the Osaka Philharmonic Orchestra and New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra under Hiroshi Wakasugi, she is known as the Japanese Ute Lemper. Her voice displays the contentment of being a woman, 120% sexy, yet never vulgar. What comes across to the listener is a musical personality at once extremely elegant and mature, and a person of great refinement and perception. It has been said that her voice possesses such depth and empathy that it evokes the image of St. Mary. Her richly nuanced voice captures men's hearts, and women adore her for being a stylish diva who they can relate and aspire to. Ms Mitsuhashi was a voice major at the Toho Gakuen Junior Music College and is a member of the foremost opera company 'Nikikai' in Japan.