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MCCORMACK, John: McCormack Edition, Vol. 6: The Acoustic Recordings (1915-1916)

Period(s) 20th CenturyClassical (1750-1830)Romantic
Genre Classical MusicNostalgia
Category NostalgiaOperaVocal
Catalogue 8.111316
Label Naxos Historical
Quality   320kbps
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Originally trained for opera, John McCormack eventually turned to the concert platform, achieving a level of success that remains legendary to this day. This sixth volume in the Naxos McCormack Edition gives us ample opportunity to experience McCormack’s mastery of song and extraordinary versatility. The tracks include Victorian ballads, Italianate songs (a hybrid English parlour ballad placed in a classic Italian setting with all the elements of the genre, from the moon to the lagoon), Celtic songs, Continental songs with a Viennese flavour, and American songs such as The Vacant Chair which commemorates the death of a young Union Army lieutenant during the American Civil War, as well as ending on a D flat above high C, the highest note McCormack ever recorded. The one



Work/Track Title Time
MCCORMACK, John: McCormack Edition, Vol. 6: The Acoustic Recordings (1915-1916) 1:18:17   
  The Trumpeter 3:41       
  Come Into the Garden, Maud 4:00       
  3 Songs, Op. 53: No. 3. Evening Song 2:42       
  Morning 2:21       
  Songs of the North: Turn Ye to Me 3:48       
  The Rosary 2:07       
  Adeste fideles (O Come All Ye Faithful) 4:01       
  The Vacant Chair 3:06       
  When the Dew is Falling 2:35       
  6 Pieces, Op. 15: No. 1. Serenata (arr. for tenor, violin and orchestra) 2:43       
  Carme (arr. E. DeCurtis for tenor, violin and orchestra) 3:19       
  Flirtation, "Des Fensterin" 2:15       
  Still as the Night (Still wie die Nacht), Op. 326, No. 27 2:22       
  Forgotten (A Love Song of Poland) 3:22       
  Sing, Sing, Birds on the Wing 3:29       
  God's Hand 2:20       
  The Heart of Paddy Whack: A Little Bit of Heaven 3:17       
  Venetian Song (Canzone veneziana) 3:27       
  The Old Refrain 3:24       
  Parted! 3:32       
  Dreams 3:09       
  Don Giovanni, K. 527: Act II: Il mio tesoro 4:15       
  The Kerry Dance 4:11       
  Your Eyes 2:01       
  Little Boy Blue 2:50       
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