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Helen Watts – Lieder Recital

Helen Watts (contralto), Geoffrey Parsons (piano)

Watts’s rich, old-fashioned voice and creamy legato are beautifully matched by Geoffrey Parsons’s restrained, luminous piano sound. Brahms’s Alto Rhapsody is surpassingly beautiful, if slow. More…

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Contents

Wolf, H: Gedichte von Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Work length19:12
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  • Helen Watts (contralto), Geoffrey Parsons (piano)
  • Recorded: 1966
  • Recording Venue: --, --

5. Mignon I (Heiß mich nicht reden)

Track length4:13
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6. Mignon II (Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt)

Track length2:50
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7. Mignon III (So laß mich scheinen)

Track length4:39
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9. Mignon IV (Kennst du das Land)

Track length7:30
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 Excerpt, Wolf, H: Italienisches Liederbuch

Work length2:29
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  • Helen Watts (contralto), Geoffrey Parsons (piano)
  • Recorded: 1966
  • Recording Venue: --, --

1. Auch kleine Dinge

Track length2:29
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 Excerpt, Wolf, H: Lieder (6) für eine Frauenstimme

Work length1:07
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  • Geoffrey Parsons (piano), Helen Watts (contralto)
  • Recorded: 1966
  • Recording Venue: --, --

6. Mausfallen-Sprüchlein (Mörike)

Track length1:07
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Wolf, H: Gedichte von Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Work length4:17
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  • Helen Watts (contralto), Geoffrey Parsons (piano)
  • Recorded: 1966
  • Recording Venue: --, --

19. Epiphanias

Track length4:17
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Schumann: Frauenliebe und -leben, Op. 42

Work length22:03
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  • Helen Watts (contralto), Geoffrey Parsons (piano)
  • Recorded: 1966
  • Recording Venue: --, --

1. Seit ich ihn gesehen

Track length2:18
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2. Er, der Herrlichste von allen

Track length3:19
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3. Ich kann's nicht fassen, nicht glauben

Track length1:36
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4. Du Ring an meinem Finger

Track length2:34
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5. Helft mir, ihr Schwestern

Track length1:53
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6. Süsser Freund, du blickest mich verwundert an

Track length4:53
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7. An meinem Herzen, an meiner Brust

Track length1:13
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8. Nun hast du mir den ersten Schmerz getan

Track length4:17
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Schumann: Gedichte der Königin Maria Stuart, Op. 135

Work length9:56
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  • Helen Watts (contralto), Geoffrey Parsons (piano)
  • Recorded: 1964
  • Recording Venue: --, --

1. Abschied von Frankreich

Track length1:57
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2. Nach der Geburt ihres Sohnes

Track length1:30
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3. An die Königin Elisabeth

Track length1:54
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4. Abschied von der Welt

Track length2:51
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5. Gebet

Track length1:44
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 Excerpt, Schumann: Liederalbum für die Jugend, Op. 79

Work length3:06
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  • Helen Watts (contralto), Geoffrey Parsons (piano)
  • Recorded: 1964
  • Recording Venue: --, --

23. Er ist's

Track length1:26
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13. Marienwürmchen

Track length1:40
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 Excerpt, Schumann: Liederkreis, Op. 39

Work length1:12
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  • Helen Watts (contralto), Geoffrey Parsons (piano)
  • Recorded: 1964
  • Recording Venue: --, --

12. Frühlingsnacht

Track length1:12
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 Excerpt, Schumann: Liederalbum für die Jugend, Op. 79

Work length2:24
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  • Helen Watts (contralto), Geoffrey Parsons (piano)
  • Recorded: 1964
  • Recording Venue: --, --

12. Der Sandmann

Track length2:24
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 Excerpt, Schumann: Myrthen, Op. 25

Work length2:13
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  • Helen Watts (contralto), Geoffrey Parsons (piano)
  • Recorded: 1964
  • Recording Venue: --, --

1. Widmung

Track length2:13
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Schubert: Ständchen 'Zögernd leise', D920 / 921

Work length5:36
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  • Helen Watts (contralto), Viola Tunnard (piano)
  • Elizabethan Singers
  • Louis Halsey
  • Recorded: 1966-10-27
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

Brahms: Mädchenlied, Op. 107 No. 5

Work length1:48
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  • Geoffrey Parsons (piano), Helen Watts (contralto)
  • Recorded: 1964
  • Recording Venue: --, --

Brahms: Des Liebsten Schwur, Op.69, No.4

Work length2:27
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  • Helen Watts (contralto), Geoffrey Parsons (piano)
  • Recorded: 1964
  • Recording Venue: --, --

Brahms: Der Schmied, Op.19, No.4

Work length1:02
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  • Geoffrey Parsons (piano), Helen Watts (contralto)
  • Recorded: 1964
  • Recording Venue: --, --

Brahms: Ständchen, Op. 14 No. 7

Work length3:19
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  • Geoffrey Parsons (piano), Helen Watts (contralto)
  • Recorded: 1964
  • Recording Venue: --, --

Brahms: Gestillte Sehnsucht, Op. 91 / 1

Work length6:43
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  • Geoffrey Parsons (piano), Cecil Aronowitz (viola), Helen Watts (contralto)
  • Recorded: 1963
  • Recording Venue: --, --

Brahms: Geistliches Wiegenlied, Op. 91 No. 2

Work length6:11
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  • Helen Watts (contralto), Geoffrey Parsons (piano), Cecil Aronowitz (viola)
  • Recorded: 1963
  • Recording Venue: --, --

Brahms: Alto Rhapsody, Op. 53

Work length13:18
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  • Helen Watts (contralto)
  • Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Pro Arte Choir, Lausanne, Choeur de la Radio Suisse Romande
  • Ernest Ansermet
  • Recorded: 1965-10-31
  • Recording Venue: Victoria Hall, Geneva