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Janet Baker: The Beloved Mezzo

Dame Janet Baker, Daniel Barenboim (piano), Robert Spencer (lute), Martin Isepp (harpsichord), Ambrose Gauntlett (viola da gamba), Douglas Whittaker (flute), Gerald Moore (piano), Geoffrey Parsons (piano)

London Philharmonic Orchestra, John Alldis Choir (men's voices), London Symphony Orchestra,...

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Contents

Brahms: Alto Rhapsody, Op. 53

Work length11:52
Album only
Album only
  • Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Adrian Boult
  • Recorded: 1970-12-15
  • Recording Venue: 15 December 1970. Abbey Road Studios, London.

Wagner: Wesendonck-Lieder (5)

Work length23:49
$6.50
$8.50
  • Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Adrian Boult
  • Recorded: 1975-06-24
  • Recording Venue: 3, 21 & 24 June 1975: No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

I. Der Engel

Track length3:46
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II. Stehe still

Track length4:51
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III. Im Treibhaus

Track length6:20
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IV. Schmerzen

Track length2:57
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V. Träume

Track length5:55
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Strauss, R: Fünf Lieder Op. 32: No. 3, Liebeshymnus (wds. K Henckell: orch 1897)

Work length2:06
$1.30
$1.70
  • Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Adrian Boult
  • Recorded: 1975-06-24
  • Recording Venue: 24 June 1975, No.1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Strauss, R: Das Rosenband Op. 36 No. 1 [with orch.]

Work length3:34
$1.30
$1.70
  • Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Adrian Boult
  • Recorded: 1975-06-24
  • Recording Venue: 24 June 1975, No.1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Strauss, R: Ruhe, meine Seele!, Op. 27 No. 1

Work length4:36
$1.30
$1.70
  • Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Adrian Boult
  • Recorded: 1975-06-24
  • Recording Venue: 24 June 1975, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Strauss, R: Muttertändelei, Op. 43 No. 2

Work length2:22
$1.30
$1.70
  • Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Adrian Boult
  • Recorded: 1975-06-24
  • Recording Venue: 24 June 1975, No.1 Studio, Abbey Road, London.

Elgar: Sea Pictures, Op. 37

Work length23:51
$6.50
$8.50
  • Dame Janet Baker (soprano)
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir John Barbirolli
  • Recorded: 1965-08-30
  • Recording Venue: 30 August 1965 / No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

I. Sea Slumber-Song (Roden Noel)

Track length5:03
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II. In Haven (Capri) (C. Alice Elgar)

Track length2:06
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III. Sabbath Morning at Sea (Elizabeth Barrett Browning)

Track length6:19
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IV. Where Corals Lie (Richard Garnett)

Track length4:10
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V. The Swimmer (A. Lindsay Gordon)

Track length6:13
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Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38 (2007 - Remaster), Part II: Softly and gently (Angel, chorus, semi-chorus)

Work length6:59
$1.30
$1.70
  • Eric Chadwick (lead vocals), John McCarthy (lead vocals), Martin Milner (orchestra leader), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano), Kim Borg (bass)
  • Ambrosian Singers, Hallé Choir, Hallé Orchestra, Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus
  • Sir John Barbirolli
  • Recorded: 1964-12-30
  • Recording Venue: 27-30 December 1964. Free Trade Hall, Manchester.

Berlioz: Villanelle (from Les nuits d'été, Op. 7)

Work length2:22
$1.30
$1.70
  • Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • New Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Sir John Barbirolli
  • Recorded: 1967-08-23
  • Recording Venue: 23 August 1967, Studio No. 1, Abbey Road London

Berlioz: Les Nuits d'été, Op. 7

Work length29:03
$6.50
$8.50
  • Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • New Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Sir John Barbirolli
  • Recorded: 1967-08-23
  • Recording Venue: 23 August 1967, Studio No. 1, Abbey Road London

Le Spectre de la Rose

Track length7:53
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Sur les Lagunes

Track length5:38
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Absence

Track length5:28
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Au Cimetière

Track length6:08
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L'île inconnue

Track length3:56
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Ravel: Shéhérazade

Work length16:45
$3.90
$5.10
  • Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • New Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Sir John Barbirolli
  • Recorded: 1995-01-01
  • Recording Venue: 27 & 28 December 1967, Kingsway Hall, London

1. Asie

Track length9:53
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2. La flûte enchantée

Track length3:00
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3. L'indifférent

Track length3:52
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Chausson: Poème de l'amour et de la mer, Op. 19

Work length27:23
Album only
Album only
  • Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • André Previn
  • Recorded: 1995-01-01
  • Recording Venue: 18-21 April 1977, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

La fleur des eaux (Calme)

Track length11:28
Album only
Album only

Interlude (Lent et triste)

Track length2:41
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La mort de l'amour (Vif et joyeux - Sombre et solennel - Lent et triste)

Track length13:14
Album only
Album only

Mahler: Kindertotenlieder

Work length27:25
$6.50
$8.50
  • Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • Hallé Orchestra
  • Sir John Barbirolli
  • Recorded: 1998-09-15
  • Recording Venue: 4 May 1967, Studio No. 1, Abbey Road, London

I: Nun will die Sonn' so hell aufgeh'n

Track length6:00
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II: Nun seh' ich wohl, warum so dunkle Flammen

Track length5:11
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III: Wenn dein Mütterlein, tritt zur Tür herein

Track length5:21
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IV: Oft denk' ich, sie sind nur augesgangen!

Track length3:09
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V: In diesem Wetter, in diesem Braus

Track length7:44
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Mahler: Rückert-Lieder

Work length19:36
$6.50
$8.50
  • Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • New Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Sir John Barbirolli
  • Recorded: 1969-07-19
  • Recording Venue: 18-19July 1969: Watford Town Hall, London

I: Blicke mir nicht in die Lieder!

Track length1:37
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II: Ich atmet' einen linden Duft!

Track length2:42
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III: Um Mitternacht

Track length5:55
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IV: Liebst du um Schönheit (orch. Max Puttmann)

Track length2:26
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V: Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen

Track length6:56
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Mahler: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen

Work length17:43
$5.20
$6.80
  • Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • Hallé Orchestra
  • Sir John Barbirolli
  • Recorded: 1998-09-15
  • Recording Venue: 4 May 1967, Studio No. 1, Abbey Road, London

I: Wenn mein Schatz Hochzeit macht

Track length4:20
$1.30
$1.70

II: Ging heut' Morgen übers Feld

Track length4:43
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III: Ich hab' ein glühend Messer

Track length3:34
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IV: Die zwei blauen Augen

Track length5:06
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Mahler: Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen (Rückert-Lieder)

Work length6:56
$1.30
$1.70
  • Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • Hallé Orchestra
  • Sir John Barbirolli
  • Recorded: 1998-09-15
  • Recording Venue: 4 May 1967, Studio No. 1, Abbey Road, London

Mahler: Symphony No. 2 in C Minor, 'Resurrection': IV. Urlicht. Sehr feierlich, aber schlicht

Work length5:07
$1.30
$1.70
  • Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Recorded: 1986-06-01
  • Recording Venue: April 27, May 30 & June 1 1986, Watford Town Hall

Handel: Messiah, HWV 56 (1989 - Remaster), Part 2: He was despised (alto air: Largo)

Work length12:34
Album only
Album only
  • Robert Tear (vocals), Raimund Herincx (bass-baritone), Paul Esswood (vocals), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano), Elizabeth Harwood (soprano)
  • Ambrosian Singers, English Chamber Orchestra, John McCarthy
  • Sir Charles Mackerras
  • Recorded: 1966-08-09
  • Recording Venue: 29 & 30 June, 13, 15 & 16 July and 5, 6, 8 & 9 August 1966, Kingsway Hall, London

Handel: Italian Cantata No.1 - Ah! crudel nel pianto mio: Aria: Per trofei di mia constenna

Work length7:45
$1.30
$1.70
  • Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • English Chamber Orchestra
  • Raymond Leppard
  • Recorded: 1967-12-31
  • Recording Venue: 22 & 24 November & 31 December 1967, Abbey Road Studios

Handel: Cantata No.13 - Armida abbandonata: Aria: Ah! crudel, e pur ten vei

Work length6:54
$1.30
$1.70
  • Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • English Chamber Orchestra
  • Raymond Leppard
  • Recorded: 1967-12-31
  • Recording Venue: 22 & 24 November & 31 December 1967, Abbey Road Studios

Bach, J S: Cantata No. 82, BWV 82 'Ich habe genug': Aria: Schlummert ein

Work length9:47
$1.30
$1.70
  • Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • Bath Festival Orchestra
  • Yehudi Menuhin
  • Recorded: 1966-07-20
  • Recording Venue: 18 & 20 July 1966, Abbey Road Studios

Bach, J S: Christmas Oratorio, BWV248: Bereite dich, Zion

Work length5:08
$1.30
$1.70
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • Sir Neville Marriner
  • Recorded: 1975-10-17
  • Recording Venue: 7-9 & 17 October 1975/Abbey Road Studios

Bach, J S: St. John Passion - Es ist vollbracht

Work length5:37
$1.30
$1.70
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • Sir Neville Marriner
  • Recorded: 1975-10-17
  • Recording Venue: 7-9 & 17 October 1975/Abbey Road Studios

Stölzel: Bist du bei mir (from the notebook of Anna Magdalena Bach)

Work length2:57
$1.30
$1.70
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • Sir Neville Marriner
  • Recorded: 1975-10-17
  • Recording Venue: 7-9 & 17 October 1975, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Dowland: Come again, sweet love doth now invite

Work length2:29
$1.30
$1.70
  • Robert Spencer (lute), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano), Spencer (lute)
  • Recorded: 1967-02-11
  • Recording Venue: 9-11 February 1967, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London.

Campion: Never love unless you can

Work length1:09
$1.30
$1.70
  • Robert Spencer (lute), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano), Spencer (lute)
  • Recorded: 1967-02-11
  • Recording Venue: 9-11 February 1967, No 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London.

Campion: Oft have I sighed

Work length2:36
$1.30
$1.70
  • Robert Spencer (lute), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano), Spencer (lute)
  • Recorded: 1967-02-11
  • Recording Venue: 9-11 February 1967, No 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Campion: If thour longst so much to learn

Work length1:52
$1.30
$1.70
  • Robert Spencer (lute), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano), Spencer (lute)
  • Recorded: 1967-02-11
  • Recording Venue: 9-11 Febraury 1967, Studio 1, Abbey Road, London

Campion: Fain would I wed

Work length1:18
$1.30
$1.70
  • Robert Spencer (lute), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano), Spencer (lute)
  • Recorded: 1967-02-11
  • Recording Venue: 9-11 Febraury 1967, Studio 1, Abbey Road, London

Purcell: Sleep, Adan, sleep

Work length1:54
$1.30
$1.70
  • Ambrose Gauntlett (viola da gamba), Martin Isepp (harpsichord), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1967-02-11
  • Recording Venue: 9-11 February 1967, No.1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Purcell: Lord, what is man?, Z192

Work length5:41
$1.30
$1.70
  • Ambrose Gauntlett (viola da gamba), Martin Isepp (harpsichord), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1967-02-11
  • Recording Venue: 9-11 February 1967, No.1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Boyce: Tell, me lovely shepherd

Work length2:10
$1.30
$1.70
  • Ambrose Gauntlett (percussion), Martin Isepp (harpsichord), Ambrose Gauntlett (viol), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1967-02-11
  • Recording Venue: 9-11 February 1967, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

George Monro: My lovely Celia

Work length2:24
$1.30
$1.70
  • Ambrose Gauntlett (percussion), Martin Isepp (harpsichord), Ambrose Gauntlett (viol), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1967-02-11
  • Recording Venue: 9-11 February 1967, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Arne: Where the Bee Sucks

Work length1:51
$1.30
$1.70
  • Ambrose Gauntlett (percussion), Douglas Whittaker (flute), Martin Isepp (harpsichord), Ambrose Gauntlett (viol), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1967-02-11
  • Recording Venue: 9-11 February 1967, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Schubert: Gretchen am Spinnrade, D118

Work length3:41
$1.30
$1.70
  • Gerald Moore (piano), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1970-09-13
  • Recording Venue: 12 & 13 September 1970, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Schubert: Ave Maria, D839

Work length6:44
$1.30
$1.70
  • Gerald Moore (piano), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1970-12-20
  • Recording Venue: 16-20 December 1970: No 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Schubert: Heidenröslein, D257

Work length1:51
$1.30
$1.70
  • Geoffrey Parsons (piano), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1980-04-07
  • Recording Venue: 3-5 & 7 April 1980: No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Schubert: An die Musik D547

Work length2:47
$1.30
$1.70
  • Geoffrey Parsons (piano), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1980-04-07
  • Recording Venue: 3-5 & 7 April 1980: No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Schubert: Die Forelle, D550

Work length2:00
$1.30
$1.70
  • Geoffrey Parsons (piano), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1980-04-07
  • Recording Venue: 3-5 & 7 April 1980: No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Schubert: Auf dem Wasser zu singen, D774

Work length3:17
$1.30
$1.70
  • Geoffrey Parsons (piano), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1980-04-07
  • Recording Venue: 3-5/7 April 1980: No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Schubert: Du bist die Ruh D776 (Rückert)

Work length4:32
$1.30
$1.70
  • Geoffrey Parsons (piano), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1980-04-07
  • Recording Venue: 3-5 & 7 April 1980: No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Schubert: Nacht und Träume, D827

Work length4:33
$1.30
$1.70
  • Geoffrey Parsons (piano), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1981-01-03
  • Recording Venue: 3 January 1981: No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Schubert: An Sylvia, D891

Work length2:53
$1.30
$1.70
  • Geoffrey Parsons (piano), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1980-04-07
  • Recording Venue: 3-5 & 7 April 1980: No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Schumann: Frauenliebe und -leben, Op. 42

Work length23:16
$10.40
$13.60
  • Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano), Daniel Barenboim (piano)
  • Recorded: 1975-07-04
  • Recording Venue: 11 August 1968 & 3/4 July 1975, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Seit ich ihn gesehen

Track length2:31
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Er, der Herrlichste von allen

Track length3:11
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Ich kann's nicht fassen, nicht glauben

Track length1:52
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Du Ring an meinem Finger

Track length2:52
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Helft mir, ihr Schwestern

Track length2:02
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Süsser Freund, du blickest

Track length5:08
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An meinem Herzen, an meiner Brust

Track length1:24
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Nun hast du mir den ersten Schmerz getan

Track length4:16
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Mendelssohn: Neue Liebe, Op. 19a No. 4

Work length2:20
$1.30
$1.70
  • Geoffrey Parsons (piano), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 2000-01-01
  • Recording Venue: 29-31 December 1980, Abbey Road Studios

Mendelssohn: Auf Flügeln des Gesanges, Op. 34 No. 2

Work length3:18
$1.30
$1.70
  • Geoffrey Parsons (piano), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1980-12-31
  • Recording Venue: 29-31 December 1980, Abbey Road Studios

Mendelssohn: Nachtlied, Op. 71 No. 6

Work length4:16
$1.30
$1.70
  • Geoffrey Parsons (piano), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1980-12-31
  • Recording Venue: 29-31 December 1980, Abbey Road Studios

Liszt: Die Lorelei (Heine)

Work length7:28
$1.30
$1.70
  • Geoffrey Parsons (piano), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1980-04-03
  • Recording Venue: 7,8 June 1979 & 3 April 1980, Abbey Road Studios

Liszt: Über allen Gipfeln ist Ruh (Wandrers Nachtlied II), S.306

Work length3:14
$1.30
$1.70
  • Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano), Geoffrey Parsons (lead vocals)
  • Recorded: 1980-04-03
  • Recording Venue: 7,8 June 1979 & 3 April 1980, Abbey Road Studios