Ferrier - 20th-Century British Treasures - CD


 

£10.50

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Recordings of 20th century British song by the great Lancashire contralto Kathleen Ferrier (1912-53) remastered by Somm, 2020, with a fascinating booklet essay by Sir Thomas Allen. The Berkeley has never been published before.

Parry, C.H.H. - Love is a bable – with Frederick Stone (piano). BBC recital 5/6/52

Quilter - Now sleeps the crimson petal op.3 no.2, To Daisies op.8 no.3 & Fair House of Joy – with Phyllis Spurr (piano). Decca recording 12/51

Vaughan Williams - Silent Noon – with Frederick Stone (piano). BBC recital 5/6/52

Stanford - The Fairy Lough [An Irish Idyll in Six Miniatures (1901) op.77: no2] & A Soft Day – with Frederick Stone (piano). BBC recital 5/6/52

Stanford - La Belle Dame sans merci (1877) – with Frederick Stone (piano). BBC recital 16/2/48

Bridge - Go Not, Happy Day – with Frederick Stone (piano). BBC recital 5/6/52

Warlock – Sleep & Pretty Ring Time – with Frederick Stone (piano). BBC recital 5/6/52

Jacobson - The Song of Songs – with Frederick Stone (piano). BBC recital 3/11/47

Rubbra – Three Psalms op.61 – with Ernest Lush (piano). BBC recital 12/1/53

Wordsworth – Three Songs op.5 – with Ernest Lush (piano). BBC recital 12/1/53

Ferguson, H - Discovery op.13: 5 songs – with Ernest Lush (piano). BBC recital 12/1/53

Britten - The Flower Song [Rape of Lucretia] – with Anna Pollak (mezzo) & the EOG Orchestra conducted by Reginald Goodall. BBC broadcast 11/10/46

Berkeley, L - Four poems of St. Teresa of Avila op.27 – with the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Hugo Rignold. BBC broadcast 7/4/52