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 Offer Kathleen Ferrier sings Bach and Handel Arias

Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), Ena Mitchell (soprano) William Herbert (tenor), William Parsons (bass) & Thornton Lofthouse (harpsichord continuo)

Cantata Singers & Jacques Orchestra, Reginald Jacques

Ferrier, perhaps the finest British singer in the period following World War II, was a true contralto with technique and musicality that in the rarefied world of contraltos has never been surpassed More…

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Contents: MP3320

Bach, J S: Mass in B minor, BWV 232: Qui sedes ad dextram Patris

5:48
$1.05
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Adrian Boult
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), Michael Dobson (oboe d'amore), Basil Lam (harpsichord)
  • Recorded: 7 October 1952
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London, UK

 Excerpt  Bach, J S: St Matthew Passion, BWV244

6:04
$1.05
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Adrian Boult
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), Basil Lam (harpsichord)
  • Recorded: 7 October 1952
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London, UK

St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244, Part I: No. 6. Aria: Grief for Sin (Buss und Reu)

6:04
$1.05

 Excerpt  Bach, J S: St John Passion, BWV245

5:20
$1.05
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Adrian Boult
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), Basil Lam (harpsichord), Ambrose Gauntlet (viola da gamba)
  • Recorded: 7 October 1952
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London, UK

St. John Passion, BWV 245, Part II: Aria: All is fulfilled (Es ist vollbracht!)

5:20
$1.05

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

5:43
$1.05
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Adrian Boult
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), Basil Lam (harpsichord)
  • Recorded: 7 October 1952
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London, UK

Mass in B minor, BWV 232: Agnus Dei

5:43
$1.05

 Excerpt  Handel: Samson

4:29
$1.05
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Adrian Boult
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), Basil Lam (harpsichord)
  • Recorded: 8 October 1952
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London, UK

Samson, HWV 57, Act II: Aria: Return, Oh God of hosts

4:29
$1.05

 Excerpt  Handel: Messiah

5:39
$1.05
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Adrian Boult
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), Basil Lam (harpsichord)
  • Recorded: 8 October 1952
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London, UK

Messiah, HWV 56, Part I: Aria: O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion

5:39
$1.05

 Excerpt  Handel: Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63

7:52
$2.10
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Adrian Boult
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), Basil Lam (harpsichord)
  • Recorded: 8 October 1952
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London, UK

Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63, Part III: Air: Father of Heaven

7:52
$2.10

 Excerpt  Handel: Messiah

6:45
$1.05
  • Recorded: 8 October 1952
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London, UK

Messiah, HWV 56, Part II: Aria: He was despised and rejected of men

6:45
$1.05

Bach, J S: Ascension Oratorio: Praise Our God (Lobet Gott in seinen Reichen), BWV 11

25:42
$11.55
  • Jacques Orchestra, The, Cantata Singers, The
  • Reginald Jacques
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), Ena Mitchell (soprano), William Herbert (tenor), Thornton Lofthouse (harpsichord), William Parsons (bass)
  • Recorded: 6 October, 1, 3 November 1949
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London, UK

Praise our God who reigns in heaven (Lobet Gott in seinen Reichen) (Chorus)

5:32
$1.05

Recitative: Then Jesus lifted His hands to heaven (Der Herr Jesus hub seine Hande auf) (Tenor)

0:40
$1.05

Recitative: My Saviour, is the parting hour so near? (Ach, Jesu, ist dein Abschied schon so nah?) (Bass)

1:09
$1.05
Show 7 remaining tracks for Bach, J S: Ascension Oratorio: Praise Our God (Lobet Gott in...

Aria: Ah, tarry yet, my dearest Saviour (Ach bleibe doch, mein liebstes Leben) (Alto)

7:28
$2.10

Recitative: And behold He rose from the midst (Und ward aufgehaben zusehends) (Tenor)

0:31
$1.05

Chorale: Now at Thy feet creation lies (Nun lieget alles unter dir) (Chorus)

1:48
$1.05

Recitative and Duet: And while they looked steadfastly into heaven (Und da sie ihm nachsahen) (Tenor, Bass)

1:14
$1.05

Recitative: Ah Lord, now quickly come again (Ach ja! So komme bald zuruck) (Alto)

0:33
$1.05

Aria: Jesus, all Thy loving kindness (Jesu, deine Gnadenblicke) (Soprano)

2:40
$1.05

Chorale: When will the night be over? (Wenn soll es doch geschehen) (Chorus)

4:07
$1.05
Hide 7 tracks for Bach, J S: Ascension Oratorio: Praise Our God (Lobet Gott in...

Contents: FLAC44100

Bach, J S: Mass in B minor, BWV 232: Qui sedes ad dextram Patris

5:48
$1.25
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Adrian Boult
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), Michael Dobson (oboe d'amore), Basil Lam (harpsichord)
  • Recorded: 7 October 1952
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London, UK

 Excerpt  Bach, J S: St Matthew Passion, BWV244

6:04
$1.25
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Adrian Boult
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), Basil Lam (harpsichord)
  • Recorded: 7 October 1952
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London, UK

St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244, Part I: No. 6. Aria: Grief for Sin (Buss und Reu)

6:04
$1.25

 Excerpt  Bach, J S: St John Passion, BWV245

5:20
$1.25
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Adrian Boult
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), Basil Lam (harpsichord), Ambrose Gauntlet (viola da gamba)
  • Recorded: 7 October 1952
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London, UK

St. John Passion, BWV 245, Part II: Aria: All is fulfilled (Es ist vollbracht!)

5:20
$1.25

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

5:43
$1.25
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Adrian Boult
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), Basil Lam (harpsichord)
  • Recorded: 7 October 1952
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London, UK

Mass in B minor, BWV 232: Agnus Dei

5:43
$1.25

 Excerpt  Handel: Samson

4:29
$1.25
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Adrian Boult
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), Basil Lam (harpsichord)
  • Recorded: 8 October 1952
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London, UK

Samson, HWV 57, Act II: Aria: Return, Oh God of hosts

4:29
$1.25

 Excerpt  Handel: Messiah

5:39
$1.25
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Adrian Boult
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), Basil Lam (harpsichord)
  • Recorded: 8 October 1952
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London, UK

Messiah, HWV 56, Part I: Aria: O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion

5:39
$1.25

 Excerpt  Handel: Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63

7:52
$2.50
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Adrian Boult
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), Basil Lam (harpsichord)
  • Recorded: 8 October 1952
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London, UK

Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63, Part III: Air: Father of Heaven

7:52
$2.50

 Excerpt  Handel: Messiah

6:45
$1.25
  • Recorded: 8 October 1952
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London, UK

Messiah, HWV 56, Part II: Aria: He was despised and rejected of men

6:45
$1.25

Bach, J S: Ascension Oratorio: Praise Our God (Lobet Gott in seinen Reichen), BWV 11

25:42
$13.75
  • Jacques Orchestra, The, Cantata Singers, The
  • Reginald Jacques
  • Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), Ena Mitchell (soprano), William Herbert (tenor), Thornton Lofthouse (harpsichord), William Parsons (bass)
  • Recorded: 6 October, 1, 3 November 1949
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London, UK

Praise our God who reigns in heaven (Lobet Gott in seinen Reichen) (Chorus)

5:32
$1.25

Recitative: Then Jesus lifted His hands to heaven (Der Herr Jesus hub seine Hande auf) (Tenor)

0:40
$1.25

Recitative: My Saviour, is the parting hour so near? (Ach, Jesu, ist dein Abschied schon so nah?) (Bass)

1:09
$1.25
Show 7 remaining tracks for Bach, J S: Ascension Oratorio: Praise Our God (Lobet Gott in...

Aria: Ah, tarry yet, my dearest Saviour (Ach bleibe doch, mein liebstes Leben) (Alto)

7:28
$2.50

Recitative: And behold He rose from the midst (Und ward aufgehaben zusehends) (Tenor)

0:31
$1.25

Chorale: Now at Thy feet creation lies (Nun lieget alles unter dir) (Chorus)

1:48
$1.25

Recitative and Duet: And while they looked steadfastly into heaven (Und da sie ihm nachsahen) (Tenor, Bass)

1:14
$1.25

Recitative: Ah Lord, now quickly come again (Ach ja! So komme bald zuruck) (Alto)

0:33
$1.25

Aria: Jesus, all Thy loving kindness (Jesu, deine Gnadenblicke) (Soprano)

2:40
$1.25

Chorale: When will the night be over? (Wenn soll es doch geschehen) (Chorus)

4:07
$1.25
Hide 7 tracks for Bach, J S: Ascension Oratorio: Praise Our God (Lobet Gott in...