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The Kathleen Ferrier Edition

Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), Ann Ayars (Euridice), Zoe Vlachopoulos (Amor), Elsie Suddaby (soprano), Eric Greene (tenor), William Parsons (bass), Joan Taylor (soprano), John Newmark (piano), Ernest Lush (piano), Bruno Walter (piano)

Southern Philharmonic Orchestra, Glyndebourne Festival Chorus,...

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Contents:

Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice (Orphée et Euridice)

53:50
  • Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
  • Fritz Stiedry
  • Southern Philharmonic Orchestra (narrator), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), Zoe Vlachopoulos (soprano), Ann Ayars (soprano)

Coro: "Ah, se intorno a quest'urna funesta"

5:58

Euridice! Ah! questo nome sanno le spiaggie

1:17

Piango il mi ben così

2:12
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Della cetra tua a'dolci suoni

1:42

Aria: "Gli sguardi trattieni"

1:01

Recitativo: "Che disse? che ascoltai?"

1:23

Ballo (Maestoso) - Coro: "Chi mai dell'Erebo"

3:33

"Deh! placatevi con me"

2:36

Coro: "Misero giovane"

4:27

Arioso: "Che puro ciel, che chiaro sol"

4:57

Coro: "Vieni a' regni del riposo"

2:33

Ah! vieni, o diletta

2:35

Vieni, vieni con ma, vieni, o cara

3:46

Ah! potess'io saper perchè ei tace tanto!

1:30

Aria: "Che fiero momento"

2:44

Ah! per me il duol ricomincia!

1:23

Aria: "Che farò senza Euridice?"

3:14

Recitativo: "A finisca e per sempre"

2:24

Gaudio, gaudio son al cuore

3:28

Coro: "Trionfi Amore!"

1:07
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 Excerpt, Bach, J S: St Matthew Passion, BWV244

19:55
  • The Jacques Orchestra, Bach Choir
  • Reginald Jacques
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), Elsie Suddaby (soprano)

Come ye daughters

10:04

My Master and my Lord...Grief for sin

4:49

Behold, my saviour

5:02

 Excerpt, Bach, J S: St Matthew Passion, BWV244

41:42
  • The Jacques Orchestra, Bach Choir
  • Reginald Jacques
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), William Parsons (bass), Eric Greene (tenor), Elsie Suddaby (soprano)

Ah! now is my Saviour gone

5:08

Have mercy Lord on me...Lamb of God, I fall....

8:38

O gracious God!...If my tears be unavailing...

9:30
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O Sacred head

1:16

Ah, Golgotha!...See ye! See the Saviour's...

5:44

Be near me, Lord

1:54

And now the Lord...In tears of grief

9:32
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 Excerpt, Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice

4:27
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Malcolm Sargent
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

"What is life?"

4:27

 Excerpt, Handel: Rodelinda

4:38
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Malcolm Sargent
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

"Art thou troubled?"

4:38

 Excerpt, Bach, J S: St Matthew Passion, BWV244

8:09
  • The National Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Malcolm Sargent
  • David Mccallum (violin), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

No.39 "Have mercy, Lord on me."

8:09

Bach, J S: Ascension Oratorio 'Lobet Gott in seinen Reichen', BWV11

7:35
  • The Jacques Orchestra
  • Reginald Jacques
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Aria: Ah, tarry yet

7:35

 Excerpt, Handel: Serse

4:38
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Malcolm Sargent
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

"Ombra mai fù"

4:38

 Excerpt, Mendelssohn: Elijah, Op. 70

3:09
  • The Boyd Neel String Orchestra
  • Boyd Neel
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

"Woe, woe unto them who forsake Him!"

3:09

 Excerpt, Mendelssohn: Elijah, Op. 70

3:42
  • The Boyd Neel String Orchestra
  • Boyd Neel
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

"Oh rest in the Lord, wait patiently for Him"

3:42
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Pergolesi: Stabat Mater

38:12
  • The Boyd Neel String Orchestra, The Nottingham Oriana Choir
  • Roy Henderson
  • Joan Taylor (soprano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Stabat Mater

4:28

Cujus animam

2:16

O quam tristis

2:06
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Quae moerebat

2:54

Quis est homo

2:41

Vidit suum dulcem natum

3:39

Eia mater, fons amoris

2:15

Fac ut ardeat

2:09

Sancta mater

5:44

Fac ut portem

2:55

Inflammatus

2:51

Quando corpus

4:14
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Schumann: Frauenliebe und -leben, Op. 42

21:58
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), John Newmark (piano)

1. Seit ich ihn gesehen

2:40

2. Er, der Herrlichste von allen

3:18

3. Ich kann's nicht fassen, nicht glauben

1:57
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4. Du Ring an meinem Finger

2:58

5. Helft mir, ihr Schwestern

2:04

6. Süsser Freund, du blickest mich verwundert an

3:49

7. An meinem Herzen, an meiner Brust

1:21

8. Nun hast du mir den ersten Schmerz getan

3:51
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 Excerpt, Schumann: Lieder und Gesänge Op. 51

1:16
  • John Newmark (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

2. Volksliedchen

1:16

Schumann: Widmung, Op. 25 No. 1

2:24
  • John Newmark (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

 Excerpt, Brahms: Lieder (5), Op. 94

2:46
  • Phyllis Spurr (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

4. Sapphische Ode

2:46

 Excerpt, Brahms: Lieder (5), Op. 47

2:07
  • Phyllis Spurr (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

1. Botschaft

2:07

Schubert: Gretchen am Spinnrade, D118

3:09
  • Phyllis Spurr (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Schubert: Die junge Nonne, D828

4:43
  • Phyllis Spurr (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Schubert: An die Musik D547

3:05
  • Phyllis Spurr (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Schubert: Der Musensohn, D764 (Goethe)

2:15
  • Phyllis Spurr (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Schubert: Ganymed, D544 (Goethe)

4:17
  • Benjamin Britten (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Schubert: Du liebst mich nicht D756 (Platen)

2:50
  • Benjamin Britten (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Schubert: Lachen und Weinen, D777

1:57
  • Benjamin Britten (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Gruber, F Jr.: Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht

3:24
  • The Boyd Neel String Orchestra
  • Boyd Neel
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Wade, J F: O come, all ye faithful

3:18
  • The Boyd Neel String Orchestra
  • Boyd Neel
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Brahms: Vier ernste Gesänge, Op. 121

18:26
  • BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Malcolm Sargent
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

One thing befalleth the beasts & the sons of men

4:40

So I return'd and did consider

3:58

O death, how bitter thou art

3:49

Though I speak with the tongues of men

5:59

Chausson: Poème de l'amour et de la mer, Op. 19

27:16
  • Hallé Orchestra
  • Sir John Barbirolli
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

1. La fleur des eaux

10:28

2. Interlude

2:27

3. La mort de l'amour

14:21

Ferguson, H: Discovery, Op.13 - The Freedom of the city - Babylon - Jane Allen - Discovery - Dreams melting

7:39
  • Ernest Lush (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Stephen Phillips, William Brocklesby Wordsworth: Red Skies

1:55
  • Ernest Lush (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

William Brocklesby Wordsworth, Wilfred Gibson: The Wind

1:01
  • Ernest Lush (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Rupert Brooke, William Brocklesby Wordsworth: Clouds

3:21
  • Ernest Lush (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Rubbra: Psalms (3), Op. 81

10:25
  • Ernest Lush (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

1. Psalm 6 - O Lord, rebuke me not

5:13

2. Psalm 23 - The Lord is my shepherd

3:34

3. Psalm 150 - Praise ye the Lord

1:38

Stanford: An Irish Idyll

3:39
  • Frederick Stone (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

2. The Fairy Lough

3:39

Stanford: A soft day, Op.140, No.3

2:53
  • Frederick Stone (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Parry: Love is a bable

1:39
  • Frederick Stone (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Vaughan Williams: Silent Noon

4:52
  • Frederick Stone (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Bridge: Go Not, Happy Day

1:33
  • Frederick Stone (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Warlock: Sleep

2:46
  • Frederick Stone (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Warlock: Pretty Ring Time

1:16
  • Frederick Stone (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

trad.: O Waly, Waly (Somerset Folk song)

4:13
  • Frederick Stone (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

trad.: Come you not from Newcastle

1:32
  • Frederick Stone (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

trad.: Kitty my love

1:21
  • Frederick Stone (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Purcell: From silent shades ('Bess of Bedlam') Z370

7:03
  • Phyllis Spurr (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

 Excerpt, Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z629

3:12
  • Phyllis Spurr (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Hark! The Echoing Air

3:12

 Excerpt, Handel: Atalanta

7:12
  • Phyllis Spurr (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

"Like as the love-lorn turtle"

7:12

 Excerpt, Handel: Admeto

4:58
  • Phyllis Spurr (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Cangio d'aspetto (How changed the vision)

4:58

Wolf, H: Verborgenheit (No. 12 from Mörike-Lieder)

3:46
  • Phyllis Spurr (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Wolf, H: Der Gärtner (No. 17 from Mörike-Lieder)

1:47
  • Phyllis Spurr (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Wolf, H: Auf ein altes Bild (No. 23 from Mörike-Lieder)

3:19
  • Phyllis Spurr (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Wolf, H: Auf einer Wanderung (No. 15 from Mörike-Lieder)

3:41
  • Phyllis Spurr (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Jensen, L I: Altar (Preceeded by a short speech)

4:10
  • Phyllis Spurr (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Bach, J S: Vergiss mein nicht, BWV505

2:20
  • Millicent Silver (harpsichord), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Bach, J S: Ach, dass nicht die letze Stunde BWV439

1:57
  • Millicent Silver (harpsichord), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Bach, J S: Bist du bei mir, BWV508

3:31
  • John Newmark (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

 Excerpt, Bach, J S: Mass in B minor, BWV232

5:47
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Adrian Boult
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), Michael Dobson (oboe d amore)

Qui sedes ad dexteram Patris

5:47

 Excerpt, Bach, J S: St Matthew Passion, BWV244

6:04
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Adrian Boult
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Aria, "Grief for Sin"

6:04

 Excerpt, Bach, J S: St John Passion, BWV245

5:20
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Adrian Boult
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), Ambrose Gauntlett (viola da gamba)

Aria: "All is fulfilled"

5:20

 Excerpt, Bach, J S: Mass in B minor, BWV232

5:44
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Adrian Boult
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Agnus Dei

5:44

 Excerpt, Handel: Samson

4:28
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Adrian Boult
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

"Return, O God of hosts"

4:28

 Excerpt, Handel: Messiah

5:39
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Adrian Boult
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

8. O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion

5:39

 Excerpt, Handel: Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63

7:53
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Adrian Boult
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Father of Heaven

7:53

Handel: Messiah / Part 2

6:43
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Adrian Boult
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

21. Air: He was despised

6:43

trad.: Ma Bonny Lad (Northumbrian Folk Song)

1:51
  • Phyllis Spurr (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

trad.: The Keel Row (Northumbrian Folk Song)

1:42
  • Phyllis Spurr (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

trad.: Blow the Wind Southerly

2:20
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

trad.: I have a bonnet trimmed with blue

1:12
  • Phyllis Spurr (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

trad.: My boy Willie

1:43
  • Phyllis Spurr (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

trad.: I know where I'm going

2:21
  • Phyllis Spurr (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

trad.: The fidgety bairn

2:49
  • John Newmark (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

anon.: I Will Walk With My Love

1:56
  • Phyllis Spurr (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

trad.: Ca' the yowes (Scots folk song) - Arr. Jacobson

3:24
  • John Newmark (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

trad.: O Waly, Waly (Somerset Folk song)

3:33
  • Phyllis Spurr (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

anon.: Willow, willow (English trad.)

3:28
  • Phyllis Spurr (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

trad.: The stuttering lovers

1:42
  • Phyllis Spurr (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Quilter: Now sleeps the crimson petal, Op. 3 No. 2 (Tennyson)

2:28
  • Phyllis Spurr (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Quilter: The Fair House of Joy

2:37
  • Phyllis Spurr (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Quilter: To Julia, Op. 8

2:12
  • Phyllis Spurr (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

3. To Daisies

2:12

anon.: Over The Mountains

2:13
  • Phyllis Spurr (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

trad.: Have you seen but a whyte lillie grow? (English trad.)

2:25
  • Phyllis Spurr (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

anon.: Ye Banks and Braes

3:10
  • Phyllis Spurr (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

trad.: Drink to me only with thine eyes

3:01
  • Phyllis Spurr (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

trad.: Down by the Sally Gardens

3:07
  • Phyllis Spurr (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

anon.: The lover's curse (Irish trad.)

3:04
  • Phyllis Spurr (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Kathleen Ferrier: What the Edinburgh Festival Has Meant To Me

2:52
  • Kathleen Ferrier (narrator)

Schubert: Die junge Nonne, D828

4:32
  • Bruno Walter (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

 Excerpt, Schubert: Incidental music to Rosamunde, D797

3:54
  • Bruno Walter (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Romance: "Der Vollmond strahlt auf Bergeshöh'n"

3:54

Schubert: Du liebst mich nicht D756 (Platen)

3:43
  • Bruno Walter (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Schubert: Der Tod und das Mädchen, D531

2:39
  • Bruno Walter (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Schubert: Suleika I, D720

4:49
  • Bruno Walter (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Schubert: Du bist die Ruh D776 (Rückert)

4:44
  • Bruno Walter (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Brahms: Immer leiser wird mein Schlummer, Op. 105 No. 2

4:03
  • Bruno Walter (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Brahms: Der Tod, das ist die kühle Nacht, Op. 96 No. 1

3:27
  • Bruno Walter (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

 Excerpt, Brahms: Lieder (5), Op. 47

2:13
  • Bruno Walter (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

1. Botschaft

2:13

 Excerpt, Brahms: Gesänge, Op. 43 Nos. 1-4

5:12
  • Bruno Walter (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

1. Von ewiger Liebe

5:12

Schumann: Frauenliebe und -leben, Op. 42

20:42
  • Bruno Walter (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

1. Seit ich ihn gesehen

2:06

2. Er, der Herrlichste von allen

2:59

3. Ich kann's nicht fassen, nicht glauben

1:42
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4. Du Ring an meinem Finger

2:48

5. Helft mir, ihr Schwestern

1:55

6. Süsser Freund, du blickest mich verwundert an

3:42

7. An meinem Herzen, an meiner Brust

1:24

8. Nun hast du mir den ersten Schmerz getan

4:06
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 Excerpt, Mahler: Rückert-Lieder

14:44
  • Wiener Philharmoniker
  • Bruno Walter
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen

5:35

Ich atmet' einen linden Duft

2:45

Um Mitternacht

6:24

Brahms: Alto Rhapsody, Op. 53

16:04
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Philharmonic Choir
  • Clemens Krauss
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Brahms: Gestillte Sehnsucht, Op. 91 / 1

5:09
  • Max Gilbert (viola), Phyllis Spurr (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Brahms: Geistliches Wiegenlied, Op. 91 No. 2

5:08
  • Max Gilbert (viola), Phyllis Spurr (piano), Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)

Brahms: Vier ernste Gesänge, Op. 121

18:25
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), John Newmark (piano)

1. Denn es gehet dem Menschen

4:57

2. Ich wandte mich und sahe

4:20

3. O Tod, wie bitter bist du

4:10

4. Wenn ich mit Menschen - und mit Engelszungen redete

4:58
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