Annotation

Research, transfers and digital restoration by Peter Dempsey

Annotation last modified on 2016-11-07 05:28 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Don Carlos: O don fatale
Giuseppe Verdi 4:19
2 Samson and Delilah: Tonight seeking hither my presence... O love, from thy power
Camille Saint‐Saëns 4:27
3 Samson and Delilah: Softly awakes my heart
Camille Saint‐Saëns 4:59
4 Le Cid: Pleurez mes yeux
Jules Massenet 3:22
5 Deep River
[traditional] 3:18
6 My Way's Cloudy
[traditional] 3:06
7 Oh wasn't dat a wide ribber
[traditional] 2:29
8 Caro mio ben
Giuseppe Giordani 3:35
9 Messiah: He was despised
Georg Friedrich Händel 4:48
10 Te Deum: Signore, o Domine
Georg Friedrich Händel 2:55
11 Schwanengesang: Aufenthalt
Franz Schubert 3:53
12 Der Tod und das Mädchen
Franz Schubert 3:13
13 Läksin minä - Tuku, Tuku
[traditional] 3:26
14 Säf, säf, susa
Jean Sibelius 3:08
15 My Soul's Been Anchored in the Lord
[traditional] 2:26
16 Let Us Break Bread Together
[traditional] 2:20
17 Trampin'
[traditional] 2:48
18 Lord, I Can't Stay - Heaven, Heaven
[traditional] 4:35
19 I Don't Feel No Ways Tired
[traditional] 2:26

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Camden, New Jersey, United States (1924) (tracks 5–6)
London, England, United Kingdom (1928-09-17) (tracks 1–2)
London, England, United Kingdom (1930-09) (tracks 7, 17)
London, England, United Kingdom (1930-09-04) (track 3)
London, England, United Kingdom (1930-09-11) (tracks 8–9)
New York, New York, United States (1936-01) (tracks 11, 18)
New York, New York, United States (1936-03) (tracks 14–15)
Paris, Île-de-France, France (1936-04) (tracks 12–13)
Paris, Île-de-France, France (1936-04-04) (track 10)
Paris, Île-de-France, France (1938-11) (track 19)
New York, New York, United States (1941-07) (track 16)
piano:
Lawrence Benjamin Brown (pianist, composer & arranger) (1930-09) (tracks 7, 17)
Kosti Vehanen (1936-01) (track 11)
Kosti Vehanen (1936 – 1938) (track 18)
Kosti Vehanen (1936-03) (tracks 14–15)
Kosti Vehanen (1936-04) (tracks 12–13)
Kosti Vehanen (1936-04-04) (track 10)
Kosti Vehanen (1938-11) (track 19)
Franz Rupp (1941-07) (track 16)
arranger:
Edward Boatner (track 17)
Cecil Burleigh (tracks 5–7, 18–19)
William Lawrence (Pianist and composer) (track 16)
Florence Price (track 15)
Roland Hayes (African-american tenor) (track 18)
composer:
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (track 1)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 5–7, 13, 15–18, 18–19)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1713) (track 10)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1741) (track 9)
Giuseppe Giordani (1782) (track 8)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (1817-02) (track 12)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (1828) (track 11)
Camille Saint‐Saëns (1877) (track 2)
Jules Massenet (1884 – 1885) (track 4)
Jean Sibelius (1900) (track 14)
conductor:
Rosario Bourdon (1924) (tracks 5–6)
Lawrance Collingwood (1928-09-17) (tracks 1–2)
Lawrance Collingwood (1930-09-04) (track 3)
Lawrance Collingwood (1930-09-11) (tracks 8–9)
contralto vocals:
Marian Anderson (classical contralto singer) (1924) (tracks 5–6)
Marian Anderson (classical contralto singer) (1928-09-17) (tracks 1–2)
Marian Anderson (classical contralto singer) (1930-09) (tracks 7, 17)
Marian Anderson (classical contralto singer) (1930-09-04) (track 3)
Marian Anderson (classical contralto singer) (1930-09-11) (tracks 8–9)
Marian Anderson (classical contralto singer) (1936-01) (tracks 11, 18)
Marian Anderson (classical contralto singer) (1936-03) (tracks 14–15)
Marian Anderson (classical contralto singer) (1936-04) (tracks 12–13)
Marian Anderson (classical contralto singer) (1936-04-04) (track 10)
Marian Anderson (classical contralto singer) (1938-11) (track 19)
Marian Anderson (classical contralto singer) (1941-07) (track 16)
Marian Anderson (classical contralto singer) (1944-11-12) (track 4)
lyricist:
Matthias Claudius (German poet) (track 12)
Gustaf Fröding (track 14)
Ludwig Rellstab (track 11)
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 8)
orchestra:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1924) (tracks 5–6)
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1928-09-17) (tracks 1–2)
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1930-09-04) (track 3)
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1930-09-11) (tracks 8–9)
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1944-11-12) (track 4)
publisher:
G. Schirmer Inc. (track 8)
Breitkopf & Härtel (1906) (track 14)
sampled by:
“The Swan Prayer” by Iras (track 11)
part of:
arrangements:
"Mon cœur s'ouvre a ta voix" (Samson et Dalila) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 3)
Caro mio ben (edited by Paton for Alfred) (track 8)
Mon cœur s'ouvre à ta voix (for cello and piano, Papin) (track 3)
Schwanengesang, S. 560: No. 3. Aufenthalt (for solo piano, Liszt) (track 11)
Säv, säv, susa, op. 36 no. 4 (for voice, harp and organ, arr. [unknown]) (track 14)
Säv, säv, susa, op. 36 no. 4 (for voice and orchestra, arr. Hellman) (track 14)
Three Songs from Schwanengesang: Aufenthalt (for cello octet, Birchall) (track 11)
later translated versions:
later versions:
Schwanengesang, D. 957: V. Aufenthalt (for guitar solo, Mertz) (track 11)
part of:
Le Cid: Acte III (track 4)
6 Songs, op. 36 (for voice and piano) (part of collection) (track 14)
parts:
Läksin minä (track 13)
Tuku, Tuku (track 13)
recording of:
Deep River (1924) (track 5)
My Way's Cloudy (1924) (track 6)
Oh wasn't dat a wide ribber (1930-09) (track 7)
Trampin' (1930-09) (track 17)
Caro mio ben (catch-all arrangement) (1930-09-11) (track 8)
Heaven, Heaven (1936-01) (track 18)
Lord, I Can't Stay (1936-01) (track 18)
Säv, säv, susa, op. 36 no. 4 (for voice and piano) (1936-03) (track 14)
Der Tod und das Mädchen, D. 531 (1936-04) (track 12)
Läksin minä - Tuku, Tuku (1936-04) (track 13)
Te Deum: Signore, o Domine (1936-04-04) (track 10)
I Don't Feel No Ways Tired (1938-11) (track 19)
Let Us Break Bread Together (1941-07) (track 16)
revision of:
Andantino in E-flat minor, JS 42 (for voice and piano) (track 14)

Release

manufactured in: Canada
design/illustration: Ron Hoares
engineer: Peter Dempsey (sleeve notes, music researcher)
liner notes: Peter Dempsey (sleeve notes, music researcher) (2001)
copyrighted by: HNH International Ltd. (2001 –)
phonographic copyright by: HNH International Ltd. (2001 –)