A song to go out on

A song to go out on


norman lebrecht

December 18, 2015

We learned this morning with sadness of the death of the well-known New York guitarist and composer, Adam Roth. Adam, who was 57, had been struggling with bile duct cancer.

In his final moments, Billboard reports, he was listening to the Beatles’ Norwegian Wood.


Your last song?


  • RW2013 says:

    Angel’s Farewell from Gerontius please.

  • Ellingtonia says:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IurNDNjghlU This is the one for me, old Russian folk song

  • Fred Obelisk says:

    Pie Jesu – Jackie Evancho

  • Ppellay says:

    Stravinsky – Symphony of Psalms.

  • Ed in, but not of, TX says:

    Will there be time for more than one? E lucevan le stella, Nessum dorma, and the aria from the Goldberg Variations, the final five notes being the perfect invitation to repose. DGF#F#G.