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Barbra Streisand - Partners

Streisand's done it all, winning Oscars, Emmys, Tonys and Grammys. She’s revered not only as a singer—who, at 72, still possesses remarkably strong pipes—but as a performer who has always maintained exceptionally high standards. Her latest is a followup to her 2002 Duets album. This time, the Brooklyn-born star chose to pair her pristine mezzo-soprano with a dozen distinctive male voices, ranging from Josh Groban and Michael Bublé to Billy Joel and Andrea Bocelli, on some of her best-known songs. Stevie Wonder joins her on vocals and harmonica for a Latin-tinged “People,” while Lionel Richie cozies up to her on “The Way We Were.” Surprises include a virtual duet with Elvis Presley and Barbra...
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Barbra Streisand - Classical Barbra

Streisand took her most adventurous step singing songs by Debussy, Handel and others. The original 1976 album drew praise from Glenn Gould, who called her voice “one of the natural wonders of the age.” Now fully remastered, it includes two bonus tracks, including an exquisite reading of Schubert’s “Auf dem Wasser zu Singen.”
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Music Review: Barbra Streisand - The Ultimate Collection

Few pop singers can navigate the fickle waves of stardom for more than a decade. Barbra Streisand has successfully sailed those stormy seas for more than half a century. The Brooklyn-born diva’s album People hit number one in 1964. She reached that lofty summit again in the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s. With last year’s Love is the Answer, her collaboration with Canadian jazz star Diana Krall, Streisand became the first and only artist to ever score number-one albums in five consecutive decades. A true renaissance woman—she’s an accomplished director and respected philanthropist and has won almost as many awards for acting as she has for singing, Streisand shows no signs of letting up. Earlier this y...
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