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 Offer,Irma Kolassi - The Decca Recitals

Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano)

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trad.: La Granadina

4:57
  • André Collard (piano), Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1954-05
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

trad.: Serrana

1:52
  • André Collard (piano), Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1954-05
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

trad.: Asturiana

3:05
  • André Collard (piano), Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1954-05
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

trad.: Pano Murciano

1:47
  • André Collard (piano), Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1954-05
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

trad.: El amor es como un niño

1:52
  • André Collard (piano), Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1954-05
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

trad.: Las Majas madrileñas

2:19
  • André Collard (piano), Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1954-05
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

trad.: El Vito

2:03
  • André Collard (piano), Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1954-05
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

trad.: Canto Andaluz

2:57
  • André Collard (piano), Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1954-05
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

anon.: The Little Lamb - arr. Spathy

4:04
  • André Collard (piano), Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1954-05
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

anon.: The spring under the plane tree - arr. Lavda

2:09
  • André Collard (piano), Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1954-05
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London
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anon.: Rinaki

2:30
  • André Collard (piano), Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1954-05
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

anon.: The price of a kiss - arr. Kalomires

2:08
  • André Collard (piano), Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1954-05
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

anon.: Sirtos from Paros

1:47
  • André Collard (piano), Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1954-05
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

anon.: The priest's wife - arr. Ponirides

2:30
  • André Collard (piano), Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1954-05
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

anon.: Cradle Song - arr. Ponirides

2:58
  • André Collard (piano), Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1954-05
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

trad.: Dourou-dourou

3:01
  • André Collard (piano), Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1954-05
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

Ravel: Cinq mélodies populaires grecques

8:21
  • Jacqueline Bonneau (piano), Irma Kolassi (soprano)
  • Recorded: 1952-03-04
  • Recording Venue: Paris

1. Le réveil de la mariée

1:20

2. Là-bas, vers l'église

1:55

3. Quel galant m'est comparable

1:00

4. Chanson des ceuilleuses de lentisques

3:01

5. Tout gai!

1:05

Aubert: Le Vaincu

3:19
  • Jacqueline Bonneau (piano), Irma Kolassi (soprano)
  • Recorded: 1952-03-04
  • Recording Venue: Paris

Aubert: Le visage penché

3:38
  • Jacqueline Bonneau (piano), Irma Kolassi (soprano)
  • Recorded: 1952-03-04
  • Recording Venue: Paris

Milhaud: Poèmes Juifs, Op. 34

20:36
  • Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano), André Collard (piano)
  • Recorded: 1953-10
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

Chant de nourrice

4:48

Chant de Sion

2:25

Chant du laboureur

2:15
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Chant de la pitié

2:50

Chant de résignation

2:02

Chant d'amour

1:49

Chant de forgeron

1:24

Lamentation

3:03
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Falconieri: Gavotte

2:18
  • Jacqueline Bonneau (piano), Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1953-03-06
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

Handel: Alcina, HWV 34 / Act 2

3:31
  • Jacqueline Bonneau (piano), Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1953-03-06
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

"Ah, mio cor"

3:31

Paisiello: Gli Zingari in Fiera

2:02
  • Jacqueline Bonneau (piano), Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1953-03-06
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

"Chi vuol la zingarella"

2:02

Caccini, G: Amarilli mia bella

3:27
  • Jacqueline Bonneau (piano), Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1953-03-06
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

Scarlatti, A: La Donna Ancora è Fedele

2:37
  • Jacqueline Bonneau (piano), Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1953-03-06
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

"Se Florindo è fedele"

2:37

Monteverdi: L'Arianna, SV291

2:03
  • Jacqueline Bonneau (piano), Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1953-03-06
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

"Lasciatemi morire"

2:03

Marc' Antonio Cesti: Orontea

3:55
  • Jacqueline Bonneau (piano), Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1953-03-06
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

"Intorno all'idol mio"

3:55

 Excerpt, Scarlatti, A: L'honesta negli amori

2:06
  • Jacqueline Bonneau (piano), Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1953-03-06
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

"Già il sole dal Gange"

2:06

Fauré: La chanson d'Ève, Op. 95

25:52
  • Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano), André Collard (piano)
  • Recorded: 1953-10
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

1. Paradis

6:56

2. Prima verba

2:26

3. Roses ardentes

1:35
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4. Comme Dieu rayonne

2:07

5. L'aube blanche

1:29

6. Eau vivante

1:19

7. Veilles-tu ma senteur de soleil?

1:42

8. Dans un parfum de roses blanches

2:11

9. Crépuscule

3:01

10. O mort poussière d'étoiles

3:06
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Fauré: 2 Mélodies, Op.83

2:44
  • Jacqueline Bonneau (piano), Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1952-03-04
  • Recording Venue: Paris

2. Soir

2:44

Fauré: 3 Mélodies, Op.18

2:49
  • Jacqueline Bonneau (piano), Irma Kolassi (soprano)
  • Recorded: 1952-03-04
  • Recording Venue: Paris

3. Automne

2:49

Fauré: Cinq Melodies 'de Venise', Op. 58

1:54
  • Jacqueline Bonneau (piano), Irma Kolassi (soprano)
  • Recorded: 1952-03-04
  • Recording Venue: Paris

1. Mandoline

1:54

 Excerpt, Schumann: Myrthen, Op. 25

4:14
  • Jacqueline Bonneau (piano), Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1953-03-06
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

1. Widmung - Du meine Seele, du mein Herz

2:29

7. Die Lotusblume ängstigt sich

1:45

 Excerpt, Schumann: Liederkreis, Op. 39

2:22
  • Jacqueline Bonneau (piano), Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1953-03-06
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

In der Fremde

2:22

Schubert: Der Musensohn, D764 (Goethe)

1:59
  • Jacqueline Bonneau (piano), Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1953-03-06
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

Schubert: Du bist die Ruh D776 (Rückert)

4:33
  • Jacqueline Bonneau (piano), Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1953-03-06
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

Schubert: Erlkönig, D328

4:05
  • Jacqueline Bonneau (piano), Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1953-03-06
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

 Excerpt, Scarlatti, A: Il Pompeo

2:05
  • Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano), Jacqueline Bonneau (piano)
  • Recorded: 1955-12-02
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

"Toglietemi la vita ancor"

2:05

Falconieri: "Vezzosette e care pupillette"

2:23
  • Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano), Jacqueline Bonneau (piano)
  • Recorded: 1955-12-02
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

Scarlatti, A: La Donna Ancora è Fedele

2:32
  • Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano), Jacqueline Bonneau (piano)
  • Recorded: 1955-12-02
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

"Se Florinda è fedele"

2:32

 Excerpt, Pergolesi: La Serva Padrona

3:50
  • Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano), Jacqueline Bonneau (piano)
  • Recorded: 1955-12-02
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

"Stizzoso, mio Stizzoso"

3:50

Pergolesi: "Se tu m'ami, se sospiri"

3:01
  • Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano), Jacqueline Bonneau (piano)
  • Recorded: 1955-12-02
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

Handel: Alcina - Act 2

4:03
  • Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano), Jacqueline Bonneau (piano)
  • Recorded: 1955-12-02
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

"Ah, mio cor"

4:03

Paisiello: Gli Zingari in Fiera

2:09
  • Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano), Jacqueline Bonneau (piano)
  • Recorded: 1955-12-02
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

"Chi vuol la zingarella"

2:09

Caccini, G: Amarilli mia bella

3:56
  • Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano), Jacqueline Bonneau (piano)
  • Recorded: 1955-12-02
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

Debussy: Le promenoir des deux amants

6:17
  • André Collard (piano), Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1954-09
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

1. Auprès de cette grotte sombre

2:27

2. Crois mon conseil, chère Climène

1:44

3. Je tremble en voyant ton visage

2:06

Debussy: Fêtes galantes - Set 1

4:42
  • André Collard (piano), Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1954-09
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

1. En sourdine

3:17

2. Fantoches

1:25

Debussy: Trois chansons de Bilitis

9:12
  • André Collard (piano), Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1954-09
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

1. La flûte de Pan

2:40

2. La Chevelure

3:38

3. Le Tombeau des Naïades

2:54

trad.: The Young Maid Of Alatsata

2:47
  • Jacqueline Bonneau (piano), Irma Kolassi (soprano)
  • Recorded: 1952-03-04
  • Recording Venue: Paris

trad.: Dourou-dourou

2:54
  • Jacqueline Bonneau (piano), Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1952-03-04
  • Recording Venue: Paris

Ravel: Cinq mélodies populaires grecques

8:00
  • Jacqueline Bonneau (piano), Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1954-09
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

1. Le réveil de la mariée

1:21

2. Là-bas, vers l'église

1:51

3. Quel galant m'est comparable

1:00

4. Chanson des ceuilleuses de lentisques

2:47

5. Tout gai!

1:01

Ravel: Trois chansons madécasses

13:16
  • William Pleeth (cello), Geoffrey Gilbert (flute), Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano), André Collard (piano)
  • Recorded: 1954-09
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

1. Andante quasi allegretto: Nahandove

5:15

2. Andante: Aoua! Aoua!

4:08

3. Lento: Il est doux de se coucher

3:53

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

28:23
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Louis de Froment
  • Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1955-05-10
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

1. La fleur des eaux

12:08

2. Interlude

2:40

3. La mort de l'amour

13:35

Massenet: Werther - Act 3

7:53
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Anatole Fistoulari
  • Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1954-10-07
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

"Werther! Werther...qui m'aurait dit la place"

7:53

Berlioz: La Damnation de Faust, Op.24 - Part 4

7:40
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Anatole Fistoulari
  • Irma Kolassi (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 1954-10-07
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

"D'amour l'ardente flamme"

7:40
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