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 Offer,Kathleen Ferrier: Arias and Songs

1946-1950 Recordings

Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), Phyllis Spurr (piano), John Newmark (piano)

National Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Boyd Neel Orchestra, Malcolm Sargent, Boyd Neel

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Contents

 Excerpt, Bach, J S: St Matthew Passion, BWV244

Work length8:20
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)
  • National Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Malcolm Sargent
  • Recorded: 6 February 1946
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London, UK

St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244, Part II: Aria: Have mercy, Lord, on me

Track length8:20

 Excerpt, Handel: Rodelinda

Work length4:38
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Malcolm Sargent
  • Recorded: 27 February 1946
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London, UK

Rodelinda, HWV 19, Act I: Aria: Art thou troubled? (Dove sei?)

Track length4:38

 Excerpt, Handel: Serse

Work length4:39
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Malcolm Sargent
  • Recorded: 7 October 1948
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London, UK

Serse (Xerxes), HWV 40, Act I: Aria: Ombra mai fu

Track length4:39

Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice (Sung in English)

Work length4:26
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Malcolm Sargent
  • Recorded: 27 February 1946
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London, UK

Orfeo ed Euridice, Act III: Aria: What is life to me without thee (Che faro senza Euridice?)

Track length4:26

 Excerpt, Mendelssohn: Elijah, Op. 70

Work length6:47
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)
  • Boyd Neel Orchestra
  • Boyd Neel
  • Recorded: 2 September 1946
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London, UK

Part I: Arioso: Woe unto them who forsake him!

Track length3:10

Part II: Aria: O rest in the Lord

Track length3:37

Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z. 629, Act V: Hark! The echoing air a triumph sings (arr. for voice and piano)

Work length3:10
  • Phyllis Spurr (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)
  • Recorded: 16 October 1949
  • Recording Venue: Norsk Rikskringkasting Studio, Oslo, Norway

Handel: Atalanta, HWV 35, Act I: Aria: Like as the love-lorn turtle (Come allat tortorella langue) (arr. for voice and piano)

Work length7:06
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), Phyllis Spurr (piano)
  • Recorded: 16 October 1949
  • Recording Venue: Norsk Rikskringkasting Studio, Oslo, Norway

Handel: Admeto, HWV 22, Act I: Aria: How changed the vision (Cangio d'aspetto il crudo fato) (arr. for voice and piano)

Work length4:56
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), Phyllis Spurr (piano)
  • Recorded: 16 October 1949
  • Recording Venue: Norsk Rikskringkasting Studio, Oslo, Norway

 Excerpt, Wolf, H: Mörike-Lieder

Work length12:24
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), Phyllis Spurr (piano)
  • Recorded: 16 October 1949
  • Recording Venue: Norsk Rikskringkasting Studio, Oslo, Norway

No. 12. Verborgenheit

Track length3:44

No. 17. Der Gartner

Track length1:46

No. 23. Auf ein altes Bild

Track length3:16

No. 15. Auf einer Wanderung

Track length3:38

Irgens-Jensen: Altar (arr. for voice and piano)

Work length4:01
  • Phyllis Spurr (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)
  • Recorded: 16 October 1949
  • Recording Venue: Norsk Rikskringkasting Studio, Oslo, Norway

Schubert: Gretchen am Spinnrade, D118

Work length3:10
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), Phyllis Spurr (piano)
  • Recorded: 14 March 1947
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London, UK

Schubert: Die junge Nonne, D828

Work length4:43
  • Phyllis Spurr (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)
  • Recorded: 14 March 1947
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London, UK

Schubert: An die Musik D547

Work length3:05
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), Phyllis Spurr (piano)
  • Recorded: 14 February 1949
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London, UK

Schubert: Der Musensohn, D764 (Goethe)

Work length2:15
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), Phyllis Spurr (piano)
  • Recorded: 19 December 1949
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London, UK

Schumann: Volksliedchen, Op. 51 No. 2

Work length1:18
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), John Newmark (piano)
  • Recorded: 14 July 1950
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London, UK

 Excerpt, Schumann: Myrthen, Op. 25

Work length2:31
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), John Newmark (piano)
  • Recorded: 14 July 1950
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London, UK

Myrthen, Op. 25: No. 1. Widmung

Track length2:31