Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Blow the Wind Southerly English Traditional 2:27
2 The Keel Row Scottish Traditional 1:46
3 Ma Bonny Lad Scottish Traditional 1:51
4 Go Not Happy Day Frank Bridge 1:37
5 Come You Not From Newcastle British Isles Traditional 1:37
6 Kitty My Love Irish Traditional 1:20
7 Art Thou Troubled? George Frideric Handel 4:44
8 Ombra Mai Fu George Frideric Handel 4:42
9 What Is Life? Christoph Willibald Gluck 4:30
10 Woe Unto Them Felix Mendelssohn 3:14
11 O Rest in the Lord Felix Mendelssohn 3:42
12 Have Mercy, Lord, on Me Johann Sebastian Bach 8:15
13 Gretschen Am Spinnrade Franz Schubert 3:15
14 Die Junge Nonne Franz Schubert 4:48
15 An Die Musik Franz Schubert 3:10
16 Der Musensohn Franz Schubert 2:19
17 Sapphische Ode Johannes Brahms 2:51
18 Botschaft Johannes Brahms 2:11
19 Um Mitternacht Gustav Mahler 6:29

Credits

CD 1

piano:
Phyllis Spurr (tracks 2–3, 13–18)
Frederick Stone (pianist) (tracks 4–6)
alto vocals:
Kathleen Ferrier (contralto) (track 12)
arranger:
Benjamin Britten (English composer, conductor, and pianist) (track 5)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (track 12)
Johannes Brahms (German composer) (tracks 17–18)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (track 7)
Gustav Mahler (composer) (track 19)
Felix Mendelssohn (composer) (tracks 10–11)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (track 13)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 1–3, 5)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1737-12-26 – 1738-01-09) (track 8)
Christoph Willibald Gluck (composer) (1762) (track 9)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (1817-03) (track 15)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (1822) (track 16)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (1825) (track 14)
Frank Bridge (composer) (1903) (track 4)
conductor:
Boyd Neel (tracks 10–11)
Sir Malcolm Sargent (conductor) (tracks 7–9, 12)
Bruno Walter (conductor) (1952-05-20) (track 19)
contralto vocals:
Kathleen Ferrier (contralto) (tracks 2–18)
Kathleen Ferrier (contralto) (1949-02-10 – 1949-02-11) (track 1)
Kathleen Ferrier (contralto) (1952-05-20) (track 19)
engineer:
Cyril Windebank (track 19)
librettist:
Picander (track 12)
Julius Schubring (tracks 10–11)
lyricist:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 1)
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (tracks 13, 16)
W G Rothery (track 7)
Friedrich Rückert (German poet) (track 19)
Hans Schmidt (Baltic-German composer and poet) (track 17)
Franz von Schober (track 15)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (tracks 7–9)
National Symphony Orchestra (of London) (track 12)
Wiener Philharmoniker (1952-05-20) (track 19)
orchestrator:
Ton Koopman (conductor, organist and harpsichordist) (track 12)
producer:
Victor Olof (track 19)
solo violin:
David McCallum (violinist) (track 12)
translator:
William Bartholomew (tracks 10–11)
premiered at:
[concert] (1905-01-29) (track 19)
premiered at:
Burgtheater in Wien, Austria (1762-10-05) (track 9)
recorded at:
Decca Studios in West Hampstead, Camden, London, England, United Kingdom (1949-02-10 – 1949-02-11) (track 1)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 22834) (track 3)
arrangements:
"Erbarme Dich" from the Saint Matthew Passion (for two pianos, Anderson & Roe) (track 12)
5 Lieder, op. 47: Nr. 1. Botschaft (catch-all for arrangements) (track 18)
5 Lieder, op. 94: Nr. 4. Sapphische Ode (catch-all for arrangements) (track 17)
Aria "Erbarme dich" (for voice, violin and organ, Liszt) (track 12)
Die junge Nonne, D. 828 (for soprano, violin, cello and accordion, Cavanna) (track 14)
Die junge Nonne, S. 558 Nr. 6 (for piano solo, Liszt) (track 14)
Erbarme dich (transcr. Édouard Ferlet for harpsichord and piano) (track 12)
Gretchen am Spinnrade, D. 118 (for soprano, violin, cello and accordion, Cavanna) (track 13)
Gretchen am Spinnrade, S. 558 Nr. 8 (for piano solo, Liszt) (track 13)
Largo from “Xerxes” (for violin, harp, organ and strings, arr. Hellmesberger) (track 8)
Serse, HWV 40: Atto I. Arioso “Ombra mai fù” (“largo”; catch-all for arrangements) (track 8)
Serse, HWV 40: Atto I. Arioso “Ombra mai fù” (Serse) (for cello and orchestra) (track 8)
has revision:
Orphée et Eurydice, Wq. 41 (French version, 1774) (track 9)
is the basis for:
Crux fidelis (track 8)
later translated versions:
later versions:
Gretchen am Spinnrade, D. 118 (orchestrated by Reger) (track 13)
Orpheus und Eurydike (German version, arr. Dörffel) (track 9)
orchestrations:
Die junge Nonne, S. 375 no. 1 (orchestrated by Liszt) (track 14)
Gretchen am Spinnrade, S. 375 no. 2 (orchestrated by Liszt) (track 13)
Gretchen am Spinnrade, op. 2, D. 118 (orchestrated by Ljova) (track 13)
part of:
Elijah, op. 70, Part I (with English libretto by William Bartholomew) (track 10)
Elijah, op. 70, Part II (with English libretto by William Bartholomew) (track 11)
5 Lieder, op. 47 (track 18)
5 Lieder, op. 94 (track 17)
Rückert-Lieder (movement) (track 19)
partial recording of:
Orfeo ed Euridice, Wq. 30 (Italian version) (track 9)
parts:
Orfeo ed Euridice, Wq. 30: Atto I (Italian version) (track 9)
Orfeo ed Euridice, Wq. 30: Atto II (Italian version) (track 9)
Orfeo ed Euridice, Wq. 30: Atto III (Italian version) (track 9)
recording of:
Art Thou Troubled? (track 7)
Go Not, Happy Day (track 4)
Kitty my love, will you marry me? (folk song) (track 6)
The Keel Row (folksong) (track 2)
Blow the Wind Southerly (1949-02-10 – 1949-02-11) (track 1)
Rückert Lieder: IV. Um Mitternacht (1952-05-20) (track 19)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (track 8)
translated version of: