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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

11:52
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)

23:49
$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

3:46
$1.30
$1.70

II. Stehe still

4:51
$1.30
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III. Im Treibhaus

6:20
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IV. Schmerzen

2:57
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V. Träume

5:55
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Strauss, R: Fünf Lieder Op. 32: No. 3, Liebeshymnus (wds. K Henckell: orch 1897)

2:06
$1.30
$1.70
  • Dame Janet Baker (vocals)
  • 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.]

3:34
$1.30
$1.70
  • Dame Janet Baker (vocals)
  • 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

4:36
$1.30
$1.70
  • Dame Janet Baker (vocals)
  • 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

2:22
$1.30
$1.70
  • Dame Janet Baker (vocals)
  • 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

23:51
$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)

5:03
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II. In Haven (Capri) (C. Alice Elgar)

2:06
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III. Sabbath Morning at Sea (Elizabeth Barrett Browning)

6:19
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IV. Where Corals Lie (Richard Garnett)

4:10
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V. The Swimmer (A. Lindsay Gordon)

6:13
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Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38 (2007 - Remaster), Part II: Softly and gently (Angel, chorus, semi-chorus)

6:59
$1.30
$1.70
  • Martin Milner (leader), Martin Milner (orchestra leader), Richard Lewis (tenor), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano), Kim Borg (bass)
  • Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus, Ambrosian Singers, Hallé Orchestra, Hallé Choir, John McCarthy, Eric Chadwick
  • 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)

2:22
$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

29:03
$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

7:53
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Sur les Lagunes

5:38
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Absence

5:28
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Au Cimetière

6:08
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L'île inconnue

3:56
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Ravel: Shéhérazade

16:45
$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

9:53
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2. La flûte enchantée

3:00
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3. L'indifférent

3:52
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Chausson: Poème de l'amour et de la mer, Op. 19

27:23
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)

11:28
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Interlude (Lent et triste)

2:41
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La mort de l'amour (Vif et joyeux - Sombre et solennel - Lent et triste)

13:14
Album only
Album only

Mahler: Kindertotenlieder

27:25
$6.50
$8.50
  • Hallé Orchestra, Dame Janet Baker (soprano), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • 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

6:00
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II: Nun seh' ich wohl, warum so dunkle Flammen

5:11
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III: Wenn dein Mütterlein, tritt zur Tür herein

5:21
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IV: Oft denk' ich, sie sind nur augesgangen!

3:09
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V: In diesem Wetter, in diesem Braus

7:44
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Mahler: Rückert-Lieder

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

I: Blicke mir nicht in die Lieder!

1:37
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II: Ich atmet' einen linden Duft!

2:42
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III: Um Mitternacht

5:55
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IV: Liebst du um Schönheit (orch. Max Puttmann)

2:26
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V: Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen

6:56
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Mahler: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen

17:43
$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

4:20
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II: Ging heut' Morgen übers Feld

4:43
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III: Ich hab' ein glühend Messer

3:34
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IV: Die zwei blauen Augen

5:06
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Mahler: Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen (Rückert-Lieder)

6:56
$1.30
$1.70
  • Sir John Barbirolli, Hallé Orchestra, Dame Janet Baker
  • 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

5:07
$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)

12:34
Album only
Album only
  • Paul Esswood (vocals), Raimund Herincx (bass-baritone), Robert Tear (vocals), Elizabeth Harwood (soprano), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • John McCarthy, English Chamber Orchestra, Ambrosian Singers
  • 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

7:45
$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

6:54
$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

9:47
$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

5:08
$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

5:37
$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)

2:57
$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

2:29
$1.30
$1.70
  • Robert Spencer (lute), Spencer (lute), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1967-02-11
  • Recording Venue: 9-11 February 1967, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London.

Campion: Never love unless you can

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

Campion: Oft have I sighed

2:36
$1.30
$1.70
  • Robert Spencer (lute), Spencer (lute), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1967-02-11
  • Recording Venue: 9-11 February 1967, No 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Campion: If thour longst so much to learn

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

Campion: Fain would I wed

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

Purcell: Sleep, Adan, sleep

1:54
$1.30
$1.70
  • Martin Isepp (harpsichord), Ambrose Gauntlett (percussion), Ambrose Gauntlett (viol), 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

5:41
$1.30
$1.70
  • Martin Isepp (harpsichord), Ambrose Gauntlett (percussion), Ambrose Gauntlett (viol), 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

2:10
$1.30
$1.70
  • Martin Isepp (harpsichord), Ambrose Gauntlett (percussion), 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

2:24
$1.30
$1.70
  • Martin Isepp (harpsichord), Ambrose Gauntlett (percussion), 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

1:51
$1.30
$1.70
  • Ambrose Gauntlett (percussion), Martin Isepp (harpsichord), Douglas Whittaker (flute), 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

3:41
$1.30
$1.70
  • Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano), Gerald Moore (piano)
  • Recorded: 1970-09-13
  • Recording Venue: 12 & 13 September 1970, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Schubert: Ave Maria, D839

6:44
$1.30
$1.70
  • Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano), Gerald Moore (piano)
  • Recorded: 1970-12-20
  • Recording Venue: 16-20 December 1970: No 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Schubert: Heidenröslein, D257

1:51
$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

2:47
$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

2:00
$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

3:17
$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)

4:32
$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

4:33
$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

2:53
$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

23:16
$10.40
$13.60
  • Daniel Barenboim (piano), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1975-07-04
  • Recording Venue: 11 August 1968 & 3/4 July 1975, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Seit ich ihn gesehen

2:31
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Er, der Herrlichste von allen

3:11
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Ich kann's nicht fassen, nicht glauben

1:52
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Du Ring an meinem Finger

2:52
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Helft mir, ihr Schwestern

2:02
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Süsser Freund, du blickest

5:08
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An meinem Herzen, an meiner Brust

1:24
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Nun hast du mir den ersten Schmerz getan

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

2:20
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  • Geoffrey Parsons (lead vocals), 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

3:18
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$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

4:16
$1.30
$1.70
  • Geoffrey Parsons (lead vocals), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1980-12-31
  • Recording Venue: 29-31 December 1980, Abbey Road Studios

Liszt: Die Lorelei (Heine)

7:28
$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

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