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BRAHMS: Alto Rhapsody / SCHUMANN: Frauenliebe und leben (Ferrier) (1947-1950)

Composer(s)Brahms, JohannesSchumann, Robert
Artist(s)
Period(s) Romantic
Genre Classical Music
Category Choral - SecularVocal
Catalogue 8.111009
Label Naxos Historical
Quality   320kbps
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 This album is not available in your country due to licensing restrictions or copyright laws that provide or may provide for terms of protection for sound recordings that differ from the rest of the world.


Kathleen Ferrier was the most significant British singer to emerge following the end of the Second World War. Although her professional singing career spanned only a single decade (1942-1953) she achieved international recognition in a remarkably short time. The works presented here capture a voice which the conductor Leopold Stokowski described as “...so full and beautiful, the intonation always perfect, the phrasing so elastic...”. Ferrier’s interpretations were also celebrated for their poignancy, notably in her reading of Brahms’s Vier ernste Gesänge, recorded just three years before the singer’s untimely death.


  

Work/Track Title Time
BRAHMS: Alto Rhapsody / SCHUMANN: Frauenliebe und leben (Ferrier) (1947-1950) 1:10:31   
  Frauenliebe und -leben, Op. 42          
      Seit ich ihn gesehen 2:36       
      Er, der Herrlichste von Allen 3:15       
      Ich kann's nicht fassen, nicht glauben 1:56       
      Du Ring am meinem Finger 2:57       
      Helft mir, ihr Schwestern 2:04       
      Susser Freund, du blickest 3:48       
      An meinem Herzen, an meiner Brust 1:22       
      Nun hast du mir den ersten Schmerz getan 3:49       
  4 ernste Gesange, Op. 121          
      Denn es gehet dem Menschen wie dem Vieh 4:50       
      Ich wandte mich und sahe an 4:13       
      O Tod, wie bitter bist du 4:04       
      Wenn ich mit Menschen und Engelszungen redete 4:42       
  Sapphische Ode, Op. 94, No. 4 2:47       
  Botschaft, Op. 47, No. 1 2:06       
  2 Gesange, Op. 91          
      Gestillte sehnsucht 5:06       
      Geistliches Wiegenlied 5:03       
  Alto Rhapsody, Op. 53 15:53       
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