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Very Best of John McCormack's Irish Ballads

Very Best of John McCormack's Irish Ballads


1. The Garden where the Praties Grow (Patterson arr.Liddle) 2.29

with Edwin Schneider (Piano) Rec.1930

2. The Kerry Dance (Molloy) 4.08

with Orchestra conducted by Lawrance Collingwood Rec.1936

3. The Star of the County Down (Trad. arr. Hughes/MacGarvey) 2.00

with Gerald Moore (Piano) Rec.1939

4. Londonderry Air (Mary Dear) (Trad. arr. Schneider/McCormack) 3.16

with Edwin Schneider (Piano) Rec.1935

5. Mother Machree (Ball/Olcott/Young) 3.10

with Edwin Schneider (Piano) Rec.1927

6. Down by the Sally Gardens (Trad. arr. Hughes) 2.38

with Gerald Moore (Piano) Rec.1939

7. Sweetly She Sleeps My Alice Fair (Foster/Eastman) 2.56

with Edwin Schneider (Piano) Rec.1934

8. Believe Me if all those Endearing Young Charms 2.56

(Trad. arr. Schneider/Moore) with Edwin Schneider (Piano) Rec.1935

9. The Rose of Tralee (Glover/Spencer) 3.17

with Orchestral Accompaniment Rec.1930

10. Kathleen Mavourneen (Crouch/Crawford) 4.16

with Edwin Schneider (Piano) 1927

11. I Dream of Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair (Foster) 2.59

with Edwin Schneider (Piano) Rec.1934

12. The Lass with the Delicate Air (M.Arne arr. Lehmann) 2.20

with Gerald Moore (Piano) Rec.1940

13. I’ll Walk Beside You (Murray/Lockton) 2.07

with Gerald Moore (Piano) Rec.1939

14. Passing By (E.Purcell/Herrick) 2.00

with Gerald Moore (Piano) Rec.1940

15. The Old House (O’Connor) 2.24

with Gerald Moore (Piano) Rec.1939

16. Is She Not Passing Fair (Elgar/Charles/Costello) 2.11

with Edwin Schneider (Piano) Rec.1932

17. When Irish Eyes are Smiling (Ball/Olcott/Graff) 3.09

with Orchestra conducted by Rosario Bourdon Rec.1916

18. Terence’s Farewell to Kathleen (Dufferin) 3.26

with Edwin Schneider (Piano) Rec.1934

19. She Moved Thro’ the Fair (Trad. arr. Hughes) 2.29

with Gerald Moore (Piano) Rec.1941

20. She is Far from the Land (Moore arr.Lambert) 3.35

with Orchestra conducted by Lawrance Collingwood Rec.1936

21. By the Short Cut to the Rosses (Hopper/Fox) 1.24

with Edwin Schneider (Piano) Rec.1928

22. Off to Philadelphia (Haynes/Temple) 3.28

with Gerald Moore (Piano) Rec.1941

23. Bantry Bay (Molloy) 3.19

with Gerald Moore (Piano) Rec.1941

24. I Hear You Calling Me (Marschall/Harford) 3.38

with Edwin Schneider (Piano) Rec.1927


John McCormack (tenor) with Edwin Schneider & Gerald Moore (piano)

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I Love My Love

I Love My Love


Butterworth, G:

A Shropshire Lad - Rhapsody

British Symphony Orchestra, Adrian Boult

Smyth:

Two Interlinked French Melodies

Light Symphony Orchestra, Adrian Boult

trad.:

The Turtle Dove

The English Singers

Just as the tide was flowing

The English Singers

Down in yon Forest

The English Singers

An Acre of Land

The English Singers

A Farmer's Son

The English Singers

Ca' the yowes

The English Singers

The dark-eyed sailor

The English Singers

It's of a Lawyer

The English Singers

We've been a while a wandering

The English Singers

Wassail Song (Here We Come A-Wassailing)

The English Singers

The Keys of Heaven

Steuart Wilson (tenor), Gerald Moore (piano)

Rio Grande

Steuart Wilson (tenor), Gerald Moore (piano)

The Crocodile

Steuart Wilson (tenor), Gerald Moore (piano)

Admiral Benbow

Frederick Ranalow (baritone)

O No John!

Conchita Supervia (mezzo-soprano), Ivor Newton (piano)

The Crystal Spring

I will give my love an apple

Londonderry Air

Leon Goossens (oboe), Clarence Raybould (piano)

Brigg Fair

Norman Stone (tenor), Oriana Madrigal Society

G. Kennedy Scott

The Turtle Dove

Glasgow Orpheus Choir

Sir Hugh Roberton

I love my Love

The Fleet Street Choir

T.B. Lawrence

Vaughan Williams:

Tuesday Morning (from Hugh the Drover)

Mary Lewis (Mary), William Anderson (The Constable), Frederick Collier (John the Butcher), Trefor Jones (Ballad-Seller)

British National Opera Company, Malcolm Sargent


I Love my Love is a collection of remastered 78 rpm recordings of folk songs. It focuses on folk songs of classical beauty, presented in generally straightforward arrangements, collected in the early years of the 20th century. There is a depth of humanity in these songs that connects us to a not-so-distant past. The stories and sentiments they describe, of love, war, courtship, separation and the vagaries of the seasons, can make us smile, empathise and, sometimes, still move us to tears.

“This Vaughan Williams Society disc, based on 78rpm records collected by David Mitchell, opens a window on a lost England of folk songs and arrangements...and a style instantly pinnable to its period, as in Adrian Boult’s first recording of Butterworth’s A Shropshire Lad.” Sunday Times, 20th August 2017

“the era it captures is not that of the original folk traditions but that of the civilising arrangements in which 20th-century composers clothed them: cut-glass accents and deftly anachronistic piano accompaniments...a touching reminder of a frightfully polite age.” The Observer, 20th August 2017 **

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Elgar Rediscovered: An Anthology of Forgotten Recordings

Elgar Rediscovered: An Anthology of Forgotten Recordings


Elgar:

Elegy for strings, Op. 58

Sonatina

May Grafton (piano)

Serenade, Op. 73 No. 2

La Capricieuse, Op. 17

Coronation March, Op. 65

Coronation Ode, Op. 44: Crown the King

The Dance (No. 1 from Scenes from the Bavarian Highlands, Op. 27)

Lullaby (No. 3 from Scenes from the Bavarian Highlands, Op. 27)

The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38, Part I: Kyrie eleison

Fringes of the Fleet No. 1. The Lowestoft Boat

Fringes of the Fleet No. 2. Fate's Discourtesy

The Pipes of Pan

Sea Pictures, Op. 37 - Where Corals Lie

Violin Concerto in B Minor, Op. 61 (abridged version)

Albert Sammons (violin)

Salut d'amour, Op. 12

Albert Sammons (violin)


May Grafton (narrator & piano), Alfredo Campoli (violin), Harold Pedlar (piano), Stanley Roper (organ), Baker (piano), Fred Taylor (baritone), Frederic Austin (baritone), Maartje Offers (contralto), Albert Sammons (violin), Gerald Moore (piano)

BBC Symphony Orchestra, Alfredo Campoli & His Salon Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, The Imperial Bandsmen, Sheffield Cathedral Choir, Leeds Cathedral Choir, Edward Elgar, Landon Ronald, Henry Coward, John Barbirolli, Henry Wood

We are proud to issue a CD of Elgar recordings including the first ever release of Elgar’s April 1933 recording of his Elegy Op. 58 with the BBC Symphony Orchestra. In August 1933 Elgar recorded the work for a second time with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and it was this recording that was released shortly after Elgar’s death in 1934. In 2015 a test pressing of the earlier recording was discovered and is now being released for the first time. There is no doubt that this recording has more energy with a greater sense of ‘line’ and ebb-and-flow than the later performance and its neglect by Elgar and HMV is something of a mystery. In addition the CD contains a recording of the composer’s Sonatina played by its dedicatee, Elgar’s niece May Grafton. Privately recorded in 1958 at her home by the Elgar biographer, Jerrold Northrop Moore, this is an enchanting reminder of a close relationship that flourished particularly when Miss Grafton acted as Elgar’s secretary. The great violinist Albert Sammons performed the Elgar concerto with the composer over many years. However, they were each contracted to different record labels so in 1929 Sammons recorded the concerto complete with the New Queen’s Hall Orchestra conducted by Sir Henry Wood. Sixteen years earlier, in October 1916, Sammons and Wood made the first recording of the concerto in a version cut by Wood to fit on four sides of 78 rpm discs which Columbia released at the end of 1916. This recording has not been reproduced in any other form since its release in 1916, until now. Sammons’s masterly technique is also displayed in his final Elgar recording — Salut d’amour which concludes this CD but there are several other treasures on the same disc. SOMM is now filling in the gaps with recordings which have not been heard since their original release.

“Copiously detailed presentation and judicious transfers grace a fascinating issue that all experienced Elgarians are sure to appreciate.” Gramophone Magazine, July 2017

“Not essential listening, perhaps, but intriguing.” Sunday Times, 9th July 2017

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Schubert: Winterreise D911

Schubert: Winterreise D911

Mono · Recorded In 1955


Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone) & Gerald Moore (pianoforte)

"Music and poetry have a common domain, from which they draw inspiration and in which they operate: the landscape of the soul,” said Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau. He embarked on Schubert’s Winterreise many times in his career, but this recording, made in 1955 with pianist Gerald Moore, is as exceptional for the youthful beauty of his singing as for the insight and immediacy of his interpretation.

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Schwarzkopf sings Schubert Lieder

Schwarzkopf sings Schubert Lieder


Beethoven:

Ah! Perfido, Op. 65

Herbert von Karajan

O wär' ich schon mit dir vereint (from Fidelio)

Herbert von Karajan

Schubert:

An die Musik D547

An Sylvia, D891

Auf dem Wasser zu singen, D774

Das Lied im Grünen, D917

Der Musensohn, D764 (Goethe)

Die Forelle, D550

Die junge Nonne, D828

Ungeduld (No. 7 from Die schöne Müllerin, D795)

Ganymed, D544 (Goethe)

Gretchen am Spinnrade, D118

Im Frühling, D882

Litanei auf das Fest Allerseelen, D343

Nachtviolen D752 (Mayrhofer)

Nähe des Geliebten, D162

Seligkeit D433 (Holty)

Wehmut, D772 (Collin)


Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (soprano), Edwin Fischer, Gerald Moore & Karl Hudez (piano)

Elisabeth Schwarzkopf is accompanied by Edwin Fischer, Gerald Moore and Karl Hudez in a selection of Schubert lieder. Also featured is Marzelline's aria from Fidelio and the early Beethoven cantata Ah! Perfido conducted by Karajan. Super budget.

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Schubert: Winterreise D911

Schubert: Winterreise D911


Fischer-Dieskau’s affinity with Schubert is well known and the baritone is featured here in one of the composer’s most famous song cycles.

Following on from Regis’s resurrection of his early account of Die Schone Mullerin which received a Gramophone Editor’s Choice Award, the interpretation captured here is similarly the first he committed to disc (1955) displaying a beautifully youthful and radiant tone. He is accompanied by the incomparable Gerald Moore. Super budget price.

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Schubert: 21 Lieder

Schubert: 21 Lieder


Schubert:

An die Entfernte, D765 (Goethe)

Auf dem Wasser zu singen, D774

Das Heimweh, D456 (Winkler)

Das Lied im Grünen, D917

Das Zugenglocklein D871 (Seidl)

Der Jüngling an der Quelle, D300 (Salis-Seewis)

Der Jungling und der Tod, D545 (Spaun)

Der Schiffer, D536 (Mayrhofer)

Der Strom, D565 (poet unknown)

Der Tod und das Mädchen, D531

Der Wanderer, D649 (Friedrich von Schlegel)

Der Winterabend (Es ist so still), D938

Der zürnende Barde D785 (Bruchmann)

Die Forelle, D550

Du bist die Ruh D776 (Rückert)

Erlkönig, D328

Heidenröslein, D257

Litanei auf das Fest Allerseelen, D343

Nachtgesang D314 (Kosegarten)

Sei mir gegrüsst! D741 (Rückert)

Ständchen 'Horch! Horch! die Lerch!', D889


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Schubert: Die Schöne Müllerin & Favourite Goethe Lieder

Schubert: Die Schöne Müllerin & Favourite Goethe Lieder


Schubert:

Die schöne Müllerin, D795

with Gerald Moore (piano)

Wandrers Nachtlied I 'Der du von dem Himmel bist', D224

with Jörg Demus (piano)

Ganymed, D544 (Goethe)

with Jörg Demus (piano)

Prometheus, D674 (Goethe)

with Jörg Demus (piano)

An den Mond, D259 (Goethe)

with Jörg Demus (piano)

Der Musensohn, D764 (Goethe)

with Jörg Demus (piano)


“A landmark recording of Die schöne Müllerin...alive with the uniquely imaginative creative relationship Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau enjoyed with Jorg Demus.” BBC Music Magazine, July 2013 *****

“here is an ideal equilibrium between experience, diligent study and still undiminished inspiration. The freshness, both vocally and in attitude, is wholly compelling...the transfers are excellent and with almost 78 minutes playing time you get a lot of music for your money. No one will regret buying this disc.” MusicWeb International, April 2013

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Mahler: Kindertotenlieder

Mahler: Kindertotenlieder


Gluck:

Chiamo il mio ben così (from Orfeo ed Euridice)

Charles Bruck

Deh placatevi con me (from Orfeo ed Euridice)

Orchestra & Chorus of the Netherlands Opera, Charles Bruck

Che puro ciel (Orfeo ed Euridice)

Charles Bruck

Che faro' senza Euridice? (from Orfeo ed Euridice)

Charles Bruck

Greene, M:

O praise the Lord

arr. Roper

Gerald Moore (piano)

I will lay me down in peace

arr. Roper

Gerald Moore (piano)

Handel:

Spring is coming (from Ottone)

Gerald Moore (piano)

Come to me, soothing sleep (from Ottone)

Gerald Moore (piano)

Mahler:

Kindertotenlieder

Wiener Philharmoniker, Bruno Walter

Mendelssohn:

Ich wollt' meine Lieb' ergösse sich, Op. 63. No. 1

sung in English as ' I would that my love'

Gerald Moore (piano), Isobel Baillie (soprano)

Gruss, Op. 63 No. 3

sung in English as 'Greeting'

Gerald Moore (piano), Isobel Baillie (soprano)

Purcell:

Sound the trumpet, beat the drum, Z335

Gerald Moore (piano), Isobel Baillie (soprano)

Let us Wander not Unseen (based on music from The Indian Queen, Z630)

Gerald Moore (piano), Isobel Baillie (soprano)

Shepherd, shepherd, leave decoying (from King Arthur, Z628)

Gerald Moore (piano), Isobel Baillie (soprano)


Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

“An outstandingly beautiful performance … Kathleen Ferrier, under Bruno Walter’s inspired direction, sings these songs as, one feels, Mahler must have imagined them.” Gramophone Magazine

“Gluck only accounts for around a quarter of this legendary Kathleen Ferrier disc (though one of the greatest-ever recordings of Mahler's Kindertotenlieder is surely none too shoddy a bonus!), but for a snapshot of 'Klever Kaff's' Orfeo (recorded here under Charles Bruck and the orchestra and chorus of the Netherlands Opera) there's no better bargain.” Katherine Cooper, Presto Classical, July 2014

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The Best of Elisabeth Schwarzkopf

The Best of Elisabeth Schwarzkopf


anon.:

S'Schatzli

Gerald Moore (piano)

Dvorak:

Songs My Mother Taught Me, Op. 55 No. 4

Gerald Moore (piano)

Humperdinck:

Abendsegen 'Abends will ich schlafen gehn' (Hänsel und Gretel)

Elisabeth Grummer (Hansel)

Philharmonia Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan

Lehár:

Meine Lippen sie Kussen so heiss (from Giuditta)

Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Ackermann

Viljalied (from Die lustige Witwe)

Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Ackermann

Mozart:

Porgi amor (from Le nozze di Figaro)

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan

Dove sono i bei momenti (from Le nozze di Figaro)

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan

Come scoglio (from Così fan tutte)

Philharmonia Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan

In quali eccessi ... Mi tradì quell'alma ingrate (from Don Giovanni)

Philharmonia Orchestra, Carlo Maria Giulini

Quilter:

Drink to me only

Gerald Moore (piano)

Schubert:

Der Musensohn, D764 (Goethe)

Edwin Fischer (piano)

Gretchen am Spinnrade, D118

Edwin Fischer (piano)

Die Forelle, D550

Edwin Fischer (piano)

Schumann:

Der Nussbaum, Op. 25 No. 3

Gerald Moore (piano)

Strauss, J, II:

Klänge der Heimat (from Die Fledermaus)

Philharmonia Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan

Strauss, R:

Wiegenlied, Op. 41 No. 1

Gerald Moore (piano) 12. Viljalied (Die Lustige Witwe:Lehár) 5:13

Da geht er hin (from Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59)

Philharmonia Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan

Zeller:

Der Obersteiger: Sei nicht bös’ from Der Vogelhändler

Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Ackermann


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