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Marian Anderson - Beyond the Music

Marian Anderson (contralto)

What emerges on every track (11 of them available for the first time) is a contralto whose voice is characterized by an inner glow, crisp diction and unwavering dignity, no matter what the genre..Special... More…

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Contents

DISC 1

SPIRITUALS 1923–1946

VICTOR TALKING MACHINE CO. ACOUSTIC RECORDINGS 1923–1924

1 Deep River

2 My Way’s Cloudy

3 Go Down, Moses (Let My People Go)

4 Heav’n, Heav’n

5 Nobody Knows the Trouble I’ve Seen

6 My Lord, What a Mornin’

RCA VICTOR – THE EARLY ELECTRIC RECORDINGS 1936–1946

7 City Called Heaven

8 Lord, I Can’t Stay Away

9 Heav’n, Heav’n

10 Go Down, Moses (Let My People Go)

11 My Soul’s Been Anchored in the Lord

13 Sinner, Please Doan’ Let Dis Harves’ Pass

14 Honor, Honor

15 Crucifixion

16 Trampin’

17 Let Us Break Bread Together

18 My Soul’s Been Anchored in the Lord

19 Hard Trials

20 Dere’s No Hidin’ Place Down Dere

21 Traditional: Comin’ Through the Rye

22 Oh, What a Beautiful City!

23 Poor Me

24 Hold On

DISC 2

LIEDER, SONGS AND MÉLODIES 1936–1951

1 Brahms: Alto Rhapsody op. 53

2 Brahms: Von ewiger Liebe op. 43/1 · Eternal Love

3 Schubert: Ave Maria (Ellens Gesang III) D 839

4 Schubert: Aufenthalt D 957/5 · Sojourn

5 Schubert: Die Forelle D 550 · The Trout

6 Schubert: Wohin? D 795/2 · Whither?

7 Sibelius: Säv, säv, susa op. 36/4

Sigh, Rushes, Sigh · Rauscht, Binsen, rauscht

8 Sibelius: Flickan kom ifran sin äsklings möte op. 37/5

The Tryst · Das Stelldichein

9 Massenet: Élégie

10 Rachmaninoff: In the Silence of the Secret Night op. 4/3

In der Stille der geheimnisvollen Nacht

11 Spross: Will O’ the Wisp

12 Lehmann; The Cuckoo · Der Kuckuck

13 Scott: Lullaby op. 57/2 · Wiegenlied

14 Sarsen-Bucky: Hear the Wind Whispering

15 Thomas: O Men from the Fields

16 Hook: Bright Phoebus

17 Bland: Carry Me Back to Old Virginny

18 Foster: My Old Kentucky Home

19 Bland: Carry Me Back to Old Virginny

20 Foster My Old Kentucky Home

21 “Mr. President and Mrs. Roosevelt”*

21 “Your Majesties”*

The Philadelphia Orchestra

Eugene Ormandy conductor [1/2]

Victor Symphony Orchestra

Charles O’Connell conductor [17/18]

DISC 3

BAROQUE ARIAS

1 J.S. Bach: Kreuz und Krone sind verbunden

Pain and Sorrow

from Cantata Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen BWV 12

2 J.S. Bach: Jesus schläft, was soll ich hoffen?

Jesus Sleeps, What Hope Remaineth?

from Cantata Jesus schläft, was soll ich hoffen BWV 81

3 J.S. Bach: Zum reinen Wasser er mich weist

To Living Waters Bright and Clear

from Cantata Der Herr ist mein getreuer Hirt BWV 112

4 J.S. Bach: Bereite dich, Zion

Prepare Thyself, Zion

from Christmas Oratorio BWV 248

5 J.S. Bach: Erbarme dich, mein Gott

Have Mercy, Lord, on Me

from St. Matthew Passion BWV 244

RCA Victor Chamber Orchestra

Robert Shaw conductor

6 Handel: He Shall Feed His Flock

from Messiah HWV 56

7 Mendelssohn: But the Lord Is Mindful of His Own

Doch der Herr vergisst die seinen nicht

from Paulus op. 36

8 Handel: He Was Despised

from Messiah HWV 56

9 Mendelssohn: O Rest in the Lord

Sei stille dem Herrn

from Elias op. 70

10 J.S. Bach: All Is Fulfilled

Es ist vollbracht

from St. John Passion BWV 245

RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra

Charles O’Connell conductor

11 Handel: Come to Me, Soothing Sleep

Vieni o Figlio

from Ottone, re di Germania HWV 15

12 Handel: O What Pleasure

Vanne, segu’il mio desio

from Il Floridante HWV 14

13 Bononcini: The Trumpet Is Calling

Un’ ombra di pace

from Calfurnia

14 Handel: Der Flöte weich Gefühl

The Soft Complaining Flute

from Ode for St. Cecilia’s Day HWV 76

15 Handel: Sohn! Sieh, deinem greisen Vater

Tears, Such as Tender Fathers Shed

from Deborah HWV 51

16 Purcell: When I Am Laid in Earth (Dido’s Lament)

from Dido and Aeneas

17 A. Scarlatti: Se Florindo è fedele

DISC 4

LIEDER BY BRAHMS, MAHLER AND STRAUSS

1 Brahms: Alto Rhapsody op. 53

2-6 Mahler: Kindertotenlieder

RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra

Robert Shaw chorus director

Fritz Reiner conductor [1]

San Francisco Symphony Orchestra

Pierre Monteux conductor [2–6]

7 R. Strauss: Befreit op. 39/4

Freed

8-11 Brahms: 4 ernste Gesänge op. 121

Four Serious Songs

12 Brahms: 4 Alto Rhapsody op. 53

San Francisco Symphony Orchestra

Pierre Monteux conductor [12]

DISC 5

LIEDER BY SCHUBERT AND SCHUMANN

1 Schubert: Liebesbotschaft D 957/1

Love’s Message

from Schwanengesang

2 Schubert: Erlkönig D 328

The Erl-King

3 Schubert: Ständchen D 957/4

Serenade

from Schwanengesang

4 Schubert: Gretchen am Spinnrade D 118

Gretchen at the Spinning-Wheel

5 Schubert: Der Tod und das Mädchen D 531

Death and the Maiden

6 Schubert: Die Forelle D 550

The Trout

7 Schubert: Ave Maria (Ellens Gesang III) D 839

8 Schubert: Wohin? D 795/2

Whither?

from Die schöne Müllerin

9 Schubert: Aufenthalt D 957/5

Sojourn

from Schwanengesang

10 Schubert: Thekla (eine Geisterstimme) D 595

A Spirit Voice

11 Schubert: Dem Unendlichen D 291

To the Infinite One

12-19 Schumann: Frauenliebe und Leben op. 42

Woman’s Love and Life

DISC 6

SPIRITUALS

1 Deep River

2 He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands

3 Roll, Jerd’n, Roll!

4 Go Down, Moses (Let My People Go)

5 Crucifixion

6 Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child

7 Let Us Break Bread Together

8 Plenty Good Room

9 Every Time I Feel de Spirit

10 If He Change My Name

11 O What a Beautiful City!

12 Nobody Knows the Trouble I See

13 Hear de Lam’s a-Cryin’

14 My Lord, What a Mornin’

15 Were You There?

16 On Ma Journey

17 De Gospel Train (Git on Bo’d Li’t Children)

18 Soon-a Will Be Done

19 Sinner, Please Doan’ Let Dis Harves’ Pass

20 Honor, Honor

21 Ride On, King Jesus

DISC 7

HIGHLIGHTS FROM VERDI’S A MASKED BALL

1-10 Verdi: Un ballo in maschera

A Masked Ball · Ein Maskenball

Metropolitan Opera Orchestra

Dimitri Mitropoulos conductor

Il trovatore

The Troubadour · Der Troubadour

11 “Se m’ami ancor” – “Sì, la stanchezza m’opprime”

Marian Anderson contralto

Jan Peerce tenor

RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra

Erich Leinsdorf conductor

DISC 8

HE’S GOT THE WHOLE WORLD IN HIS HANDS

AND 18 OTHER SPIRITUALS

1 He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands

2 Dere’s No Hidin’ Place Down Dere

3 I Want Jesus to Walk with Me

4 Oh, Didn’t It Rain?

5 I Am Bound for de Kingdom

6 Oh, Wasn’t Dat a Wide Ribber

7 My Soul’s Been Anchored in the Lord

8 Lord, I Can’t Stay Away

9 Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child

10 Hold On

11 Scandalize My Name

12 Great Gittin’ Up Mornin’

13 Done Foun’ My Los’ Sheep

14 I Stood on de Ribber ob Jerdon

15 Behold That Star

16 Heav’n, Heav’n

17 Poor Me

18 Oh, Peter, Go Ring-a Dem Bells

19 Trampin’

20 Hard Trials

DISC 9

CHRISTMAS CAROLS

Arrangements by Robert Russell Bennett

1 We Wish You a Merry Christmas

2 Gruber: Silent Night

Stille Nacht

3 Deck the Halls

4 Sarsen-Bucky: Angel’s Song

5 The First Noël

6 Schubert: Ave Maria (Ellens Gesang III) D 839

7 God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen

8 Willis: It Came Upon a Midnight Clear

9 Mason: Joy to the World!

10 O Sanctissima / O Thou Joyful Day

O du Fröhliche

11 Pierpont: Jingle Bells

12 Spilman: Away in a Manger

13 The Twelve Days of Christmas

RCA Victor Chorus and Symphony Orchestra

Robert Russell Bennett conductor

14 Gruber: Silent Night

15 Redner: O Little Town of Bethlehem

16 Adeste fideles (O Come, All Ye Faithful)

17 The First Noël

18 Mendelssohn: Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

19 Adam: O Holy Night (Cantique de Noël)

20 Sarsen-Bucky: Angel’s Song

21 Sarsen-Bucky: Hallelujah

DISC 10

SONGS BY SCHUBERT, SCHUMANN,

BRAHMS, STRAUSS AND HAYDN

1 J. Haydn: A Pastoral Song Hob. XXVIa:27

Schäferlied

2 J. Haydn: She Never Told Her Love Hob. XXVIa:34

3 Schubert: Der Doppelgänger D 957/13

The Double

from Schwanengesang

4 Schubert: Der Jüngling und der Tod D 545

The Youth and Death

5 Schumann: Der Nussbaum op. 25/3

The Nut Tree

from Myrthen

6 Schumann: Stille Tränen op. 35/10

Silent Tears

7 R. Strauss: Morgen! op. 27/4

Tomorrow!

8 Brahms: Dein blaues Auge hält so still op. 59/8

Your Blue Eyes Are So Still

9 Brahms: Der Schmied op. 19/4

The Blacksmith

10 Brahms: Immer leiser wird mein Schlummer op. 105/2

Ever Quieter Becomes my Slumber

11-12 Brahms: 2 Gesänge op. 91

13 Brahms: Die Schnur, die Perl’ an Perle op. 57/7

The Necklace with Its Rows of Pearls

The Philadelphia Orchestra

Eugene Ormandy conductor [8–10]

DISC 11

SONGS AT EVENTIDE

Arrangements by Robert Russell Bennett

1 Dvořák: Songs My Mother Taught Me op. 55/4

Als die alte Mutter mich noch lehrte singen

from Gypsy Melodies

2 Believe Me, if All Those Endearing Young Charms

3 All Through the Night

4 Kjerulf: Last Night op. 3/2

Sehnsucht

5 Spilman: Flow Gently, Sweet Afton

6 Humperdinck: Evening Prayer

Abendsegen

from Hänsel und Gretel

7 Comin’ Through the Rye

8 Mellish: Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes

9 Loch Lomond

10 Molloy: Love’s Old Sweet Song

11 John Scott aka Spottiswoode: Annie Laurie

12 Brahms: Wiegenlied op. 49/4

Cradle Song

Text from Des Knaben Wunderhorn & Georg Scherer

Chamber Orchestra

Robert Russell Bennett conductor

DISC 12

FAREWELL RECITAL AT CONSTITUTION HALL

First Complete Release

1 Handel: Hear Me! Ye Winds and Waves

Tutta raccolta ancor

from Scipione HWV 20

2 Handel: Ch’io mai vi possa

from Siroe, re di Persia HWV 24

3 J. Haydn: The Spirit’s Song Hob. XXVIa:41

Des Geistes Gesang

4 J. Haydn: A Pastoral Song Hob. XXVIa:27

Schäferlied

5 Schubert: Suleika I (Was bedeutet die Bewegung) D 720

6 Schubert: Liebesbotschaft D 957/1

Love’s Message

from Schwanengesang

7 Schubert: Der Doppelgänger D 957/13

The Double

from Schwanengesang

8 Schubert: Erlkönig D 328

The Erl-King

9 Barber: Nocturne op. 13/4

10 Swanson: The Negro Speaks of Rivers

11 The Plough Boy

12 Quilter: Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind op. 6/3

13 Let Us Break Bread Together

14 O What a Beautiful City!

15 Hear de Lam’s a-Cryin’

16 Ride On, King Jesus

17 Done Foun’ My Los’ Sheep

18 Lord, I Can’t Stay Away

19 Le’s Have a Union

20 He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands

21 Encore Speech

22 Schubert: Ungeduld D 795/7

Impatience

from Die schöne Müllerin

23 Encore Speech

24 Heav’n, Heav’n

25 Schubert: Ave Maria (Ellens Gesang III) D 839

DISC 13

JUS’ KEEP ON SINGIN’

12 SPIRITUALS

1 Introduction

2 Oh, Heaven Is One Beautiful Place, I Know

3 Lord, How Come Me Here?

4 Prayer Is de Key

5 He’ll Bring It to Pass

6 You Go!

7 Jus’ Keep On Singin’

8 Ain’t Got Time to Die

9 Jus’ Been in de Storm So Long

10 I’ve Been ’Buked

11 Le’s Have a Union

12 Oh, Glory!

13 Jus’ Keep On Singin’ –

Ride On, King Jesus

DISC 14

SCHUBERT AND BRAHMS LIEDER

1 Schubert: Liebesbotschaft D 957/1

Love’s Message

from Schwanengesang

2 Schubert: Ungeduld D 795/7

Impatience

from Die schöne Müllerin

3 Schubert: Der Tod und das Mädchen D 531

Death and the Maiden

4 Schubert: Die Forelle D 550

The Trout

5 Schubert: An die Musik D 547

To Music

6 Schubert: Suleika I (Was bedeutet die Bewegung) D 720

7 Schubert: Gretchen am Spinnrade D 118

Gretchen at the Spinning-Wheel

8 Schubert: Wiegenlied D 498

Cradle Song

9 Schubert: Erlkönig D 328

The Erl-King

10 Schubert: Heidenröslein D 257

Wild Rose

11 Brahms: Von ewiger Liebe op. 43/1

Eternal Love

12 Brahms: Botschaft op. 47/1

Message

13 Brahms: Vergebliches Ständchen op. 84/4

Vain Serenade

14 Brahms: Der Schmied op. 19/4

The Blacksmith

15 Brahms: Dein blaues Auge hält so still op. 59/8

Your Blue Eyes Are So Still

DISC 15

THE LADY FROM PHILADELPHIA

An audio documentary with narration between partial performances by Marian Anderson

Adapted from the television series See It Now