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Kathleen Ferrier: The Complete EMI Recordings

Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), Gerald Moore (piano), Isobel Baillie (soprano), Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (soprano), Kathleen Ferrier (Orfeo), Greet Koeman (Euridice), Nel Duval (Amore)

Wiener Philharmoniker, Wiener Symphoniker, Chorus & Orchestra of the Netherlands Opera, Bruno Walter, Herbert von...

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Contents

Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice (1997 - Remaster): What is life to me without thee? (Che farò senza Euridice) (Act 3)

Work length4:37
$1.30
$1.70
  • Gerald Moore (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)
  • Recorded: 1944-06-30
  • Recording Venue: 30 June 1944/No. 3 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897), Robert Reinick: 6 Lieder Op. 3 (1997 - Remaster): Constancy (Liebestreu) (Reinick)

Work length2:16
$1.30
$1.70
  • Gerald Moore (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)
  • Recorded: 1944-06-30
  • Recording Venue: 30 June 1944/No.3 Studio, Abbey Road

Brahms: 49 Deutsche Volkslieder (1997 - Remaster): No. 12, Feinsliebchen, du sollst mir nicht barfuss geh'n

Work length2:38
$1.30
$1.70
  • Gerald Moore (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)
  • Recorded: 1944-06-30
  • Recording Venue: 30 June 1944/No.3 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius Op. 38 (1997 - Remaster): My work is done ... It is because

Work length3:20
$1.30
$1.70
  • Gerald Moore (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)
  • Recorded: 1944-06-30
  • Recording Venue: 30 June 1944/No. 3 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Maurice Greene, Stanley Roper: I will lay me down in peace (from anthem 'O God of my righteousness')

Work length3:48
$1.30
$1.70
  • Gerald Moore (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)
  • Recorded: 1944-09-30
  • Recording Venue: 30 Sep 1944, No. 3 Studio, Abbey Road London

Maurice Greene, Stanley Roper: O praise the Lord (from anthem 'Praise the Lord, O my soul')

Work length1:51
$1.30
$1.70
  • Gerald Moore (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)
  • Recorded: 1944-09-30
  • Recording Venue: 30 September 1944, No. 3 Studio, Abbey Road London

Handel: Spring is coming ('Ottone' - Haym)

Work length3:56
$1.30
$1.70
  • Gerald Moore (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)
  • Recorded: 1945-04-20
  • Recording Venue: 20 April 1945 / No. 3 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Handel: Come to me, soothing sleep ('Ottone' - Haym)

Work length4:20
$1.30
$1.70
  • Gerald Moore (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)
  • Recorded: 1945-04-20
  • Recording Venue: 20 April 1945 / No. 3 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Purcell: Sound the trumpet ('Birthday Ode for Queen Mary')

Work length2:06
$1.30
$1.70
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), Isobel Baillie (soprano), Gerald Moore (piano)
  • Recorded: 1945-09-21
  • Recording Venue: 21 September 1945 / No. 3 Studio, Abbey Road London

Purcell: Let us Wander not Unseen (based on music from The Indian Queen, Z630)

Work length1:50
$1.30
$1.70
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), Isobel Baillie (soprano), Gerald Moore (piano)
  • Recorded: 1945-09-21
  • Recording Venue: 21 September 1945 / No. 3 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Purcell: Shepperd, shepherd, leave decoying ('King Arthur' - Dryden)

Work length1:24
$1.30
$1.70
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), Isobel Baillie (soprano), Gerald Moore (piano)
  • Recorded: 1945-09-21
  • Recording Venue: 21 September 1945 / No. 3 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Mendelssohn: I would that my love, Op.63 No. 1 (Heine)

Work length2:50
$1.30
$1.70
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), Isobel Baillie (soprano), Gerald Moore (piano)
  • Recorded: 1945-09-21
  • Recording Venue: 21 September 1945 / No. 3 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Mendelssohn: Greeting, Op.63 No. 2 (Eichendorff)

Work length2:35
$1.30
$1.70
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), Isobel Baillie (soprano), Gerald Moore (piano)
  • Recorded: 1945-09-21
  • Recording Venue: 21 September 1945 / No. 3 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Mahler: Kindertotenlieder

Work length23:27
$6.50
$8.50
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)
  • Wiener Philharmoniker
  • Bruno Walter
  • Recorded: 1998-08-30
  • Recording Venue: 4 October 1949, Kingsway Hall, London.

Nun will die Sonn' so hell aufgeh'n

Track length4:52
$1.30
$1.70

Nun seh' ich wohl, warum so dunkle Flammen

Track length4:39
$1.30
$1.70

Wenn dein Mütterlein, tritt zur Tür herein

Track length4:31
$1.30
$1.70

Oft denk' ich, sie sind nur ausgegangen!

Track length2:55
$1.30
$1.70

In diesem Wetter, in diesem Braus

Track length6:30
$1.30
$1.70

 Excerpt, Bach, J S: Mass in B minor, BWV232

Work length17:14
$5.20
$6.80
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (soprano)
  • Wiener Symphoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1950-06-15
  • Recording Venue: 15 June 1950, Musikvereinssaal, Wien

Duet: Christe eleison

Track length3:38
$1.30
$1.70

Contralto aria: Qui sedes

Track length3:39
$1.30
$1.70

Duet: Et in unum Dominum

Track length4:18
$1.30
$1.70

Contralto Aria: Agnus Dei

Track length5:39
$1.30
$1.70

Christoph Willibald Gluck, Ranieri de' Calzabigi: Orfeo ed Euridice (1998 Remaster)

Work length13:55
$6.50
$8.50
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)
  • Netherlands Opera Orchestra, Netherlands Opera Chorus
  • Charles Bruck
  • Recorded: 1951-01-01
  • Recording Venue: Municipal Theatre, Amsterdam

Sinfonia

Track length3:06
$1.30
$1.70

Ah! Se intorno a quest'urna funesta (Act I)

Track length4:10
$1.30
$1.70

Amici, quel lamento (Act I)

Track length0:36
$1.30
$1.70

Ballet of Shepherds and Nymphy (Act I)

Track length2:21
$1.30
$1.70

Ah! Se intorno a quest'urna funesta (Act I)

Track length3:42
$1.30
$1.70

Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice (1998 Remaster): Chiamo il mio ben così (Act I)

Work length7:33
$1.30
$1.70
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)
  • Netherlands Opera Orchestra
  • Charles Bruck
  • Recorded: 1951-01-01
  • Recording Venue: Municipal Theatre, Amsterdam

Christoph Willibald Gluck, Ranieri de' Calzabigi: Orfeo ed Euridice (1998 Remaster)

Work length1:17:48
$35.10
$45.90
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), Nel Duval (soprano), Greet Koeman (soprano)
  • Netherlands Opera Orchestra, Netherlands Opera Chorus
  • Charles Bruck
  • Recorded: 1951-01-01
  • Recording Venue: Municipal Theatre, Amsterdam

Voi delle ombre oscura (Act I)

Track length0:58
$1.30
$1.70

Amore assisterà l'infelice marito! (Act I)

Track length2:53
$1.30
$1.70

Gli sguardi trattieni (Act I)

Track length2:27
$1.30
$1.70

Che disse? Che ascoltai? (Act I)

Track length2:10
$1.30
$1.70

Dance of the Furies Chi mai dell'Erebo (Act II)

Track length5:50
$1.30
$1.70

Deh! Placatevi con me (Act II)

Track length2:42
$1.30
$1.70

Misero giovane! (Act II)

Track length0:52
$1.30
$1.70

Mille pene, ombre sdegnose (Act II)

Track length0:48
$1.30
$1.70

Ah! Quale incognito (Act II)

Track length3:08
$1.30
$1.70

Dance of the Blessed Spirits Dance of the Heroes (Act II)

Track length8:47
$1.30
$1.70

È quest'asile ameno e grato (Act II)

Track length3:45
$1.30
$1.70

Che puro ciel! Che chiaro sol! (Act II)

Track length5:32
$1.30
$1.70

Vien a'regni del riposo (Act II)

Track length2:19
$1.30
$1.70

Ballet of the Heroes (Act II)

Track length2:31
$1.30
$1.70

Oh voi, ombre felici (Act II)

Track length0:35
$1.30
$1.70

Torna, o bello (Act II)

Track length3:17
$1.30
$1.70

Ah vieni, o diletta, vien con me (Act III)

Track length4:02
$1.30
$1.70

Vieni! Vieni con me, vieni, o cara! (Act III)

Track length4:28
$1.30
$1.70

Ah, dovess'io saper (Act III)

Track length1:43
$1.30
$1.70

Che fiero momento (Act III)

Track length3:45
$1.30
$1.70

Ah, per me il duol ricomincia (Act III)

Track length2:18
$1.30
$1.70

Che feci mai? (Act III)

Track length1:16
$1.30
$1.70

Che farò senza Euridice? (Act III)

Track length4:43
$1.30
$1.70

Ah! Finisca e per sempre (Act III)

Track length1:19
$1.30
$1.70

Non più! che fai tu? (Act III)

Track length1:19
$1.30
$1.70

Gaudio, gaudio son al cuore (Act III)

Track length3:02
$1.30
$1.70

Trionfi Amore! (Act III)

Track length1:19
$1.30
$1.70

 Excerpt, Mahler: Kindertotenlieder

Work length11:56
$2.60
$3.40
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)
  • Wiener Philharmoniker
  • Bruno Walter
  • Recorded: 1949-10-04
  • Recording Venue: 4 October 1949, Kingsway Hall, London.

Nun will die Sonn' so hell aufgeh'n

Track length5:20
$1.30
$1.70

In diesem Wetter, in diesem Braus

Track length6:36
$1.30
$1.70