More than fifty years on, a voice that still inspires; a collection of Kathleen Ferrier's most memorable recordings. This is one of the superb budget re-releases from Alto Records, April 2012, & includes a brief radio interview with Ferrier from Montreal in 1950 as well as 21 favourite songs.
Bach, J.S. - Have Mercy, Lord (Erbame dich) [St. Matthew Passion]
Britten, arr. - Come You Not from Newcastle?
Gluck - What is Life? (Che faro) [Orfeo]
Handel - Art Thou Troubled? [Rodelinda]; Largo (Ombra mai fu) [Xerxes]; O thou that tellest [Messiah]
Hughes, arr. - I know where I'm going
Mahler - Um Mitternacht [Ruckert Lieder]
Mendelssohn - O rest in the Lord [Elijah]
Pergolesi - Fac ut portem [Stabat Mater]
Quilter - Now sleeps the Crimson Petal
Schubert - An die Musik; Musensohn, Der
Trad. - Blow the Wind Southerly; Ca' the Yowes; Down by the Salley Gardens; Drink to me only; Keel Row, The; Kitty My Love; Ma Bonny Lad; Ye Banks & Braes
Vaughan Williams - Silent Noon