I always wondered who Cathy Berberian was when Steely Dan sang:
‘Even Cathy Berberian knows
There’s one roulade she can’t sing’
But was never bothered enough to dig deeper.
Then I found this:
It’s a piece called Stripsody – a sort of combination of cartoon and song.
After watching it I’d love to hear the Roulade she couldn’t sing!
By the way this is the the Steely Dan song she’s mentioned in, Gold Teeth from Countdown to Ecstasy: