Songs of the Cat

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Overview


Garrison Keillor joins German opera superstar Frederica Von Stade and noted conductor Philip Brunelle for this studio recording. These sixteen songs in praise of felines include "My Grandmother's Cat," "The In and Out Song," "Cat O Cat Come Home" as well as tunes from the more cat-loving classical composers. An enchanting recording on a very popular subject.

Tracks:


The Cat Came Back; The Hallelujah Patrol; The Mystery; The Cats of Cash; ...

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Overview


Garrison Keillor joins German opera superstar Frederica Von Stade and noted conductor Philip Brunelle for this studio recording. These sixteen songs in praise of felines include "My Grandmother's Cat," "The In and Out Song," "Cat O Cat Come Home" as well as tunes from the more cat-loving classical composers. An enchanting recording on a very popular subject.

Tracks:


The Cat Came Back; The Hallelujah Patrol; The Mystery; The Cats of Cash; Dance To My Cats; Eine Kleine Kat; In Memory of Our Cat, Ralph; Alaska Cats; Beethoven Chased by Rossini; Near Death: Or, The Search Rewarded; Oy, Chuck and Katie; Forty Miles; The Rescue Cat; My Grandmother's Cat; As I Walked Out; Cats May Safely Sleep; Guilt and Shame; Out in the Catskill Mountains; Cat, You Better Come Home; The In and Out Song.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780942110555
  • Publisher: HighBridge Company
  • Publication date: 2/27/1991
  • Format: CD
  • Edition description: Original audio format; 1 hour
  • Pages: 1
  • Sales rank: 725,249
  • Product dimensions: 4.94 (w) x 5.63 (h) x 0.31 (d)

Meet the Author

Garrison Keillor

GARRISON KEILLOR is America‚Äôs favorite storyteller. For more than 35 years, as the host of A Prairie Home Companion, he has captivated millions of listeners with his weekly News from Lake Wobegon monologues. A Prairie Home Companion is heard on hundreds of public radio stations, as well as America One, the Armed Forces Networks, Sirius Satellite Radio, and via a live audio webcast. 
 
Keillor is also the author of several books and a frequent contributor to national publications including Time, The New Yorker, and National Geographic, in addition to writing his own syndicated column. He has been awarded a National Humanities Medal from the National Endowment of the Humanities. When not touring, he resides in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Biography

Garrison Keillor is the author of thirteen books, including Lake Wobegon Summer 1956, Wobegon Boy, and Lake Wobegon Days. From 1999-2001, Keillor wrote a column "Dear Mr. Blue: Advice for Lovers and Writers" on Salon.com. Keillor's popular Saturday-night public radio show, A Prairie Home Companion, is in its twenty-seventh season. He lives in St. Paul with his wife and daughter.

Author biography courtesy of Penguin Group (USA).

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    1. Also Known As:
      Gary Edward Keillor (real name)
      Garrison Keillor
    2. Hometown:
      St. Paul, Minnesota
    1. Date of Birth:
      August 7, 1942
    2. Place of Birth:
      Anoka, Minnesota
    1. Education:
      B.A., University of Minnesota, 1966

Table of Contents

The Cat Came Back; The Hallelujah Patrol; The Mystery; The Cats of Cash; Dance To My Cats; Eine Kleine Kat; In Memory of Our Cat, Ralph; Alaska Cats; Beethoven Chased by Rossini; Near Death: Or, The Search Rewarded; Oy, Chuck and Katie; Forty Miles; The Rescue Cat; My Grandmother's Cat; As I Walked Out; Cats May Safely Sleep; Guilt and Shame; Out in the Catskill Mountains; Cat, You Better Come Home; The In and Out Song.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 25, 2002

    Good intent- but still not great

    I bought this and enjoyed about 45% of the songs. There is a bit of craziness and a few good digs about our whiskered friends -but the voices of the singers are not versitile enough to enjoy the whole CD.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 9, 2000

    An audiophile and cat fanciers title

    I bought this album in America a few years ago and when I got home to Australia and realized its' excellence, I ordered extra copies for friends and relatives who are cat-fanciers and/or like classical music. This album is a masterpiece and has turned out to be one of my favorite albums of all-time. It's a must buy for a few reason - 1. It's the best recorded album I've ever heard - I use it to audition hi-end hi-fi equipment. The accoustics and performances are without peer. 2. If you're an animal lover (and especially a cat-fancier), you'll love the lyrics 3. If you like classical music you'll appreciate this different take on the various classics. 4. Garrison Keilor and Fredrica Von-Stade have voices to die for.

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