BBC Legend: Janet Baker

BBC Legend: Janet Baker

Label: BBC Legends

Cat No: BBCL50062

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 3

Genre: Vocal/Choral

Release Date: 26th September 2011

Contents

Artists

Janet Baker
Graham Johnson (piano)
Martin Isepp (piano)
Geoffrey Parsons (piano)
London Symphony Orchestra
London Philharmonic Orchestra

Conductors

Evgeny Svetlanov
Carlo Maria Giulini
Norman Del Mar

Artists

Janet Baker
Graham Johnson (piano)
Martin Isepp (piano)
Geoffrey Parsons (piano)
London Symphony Orchestra
London Philharmonic Orchestra

Conductors

Evgeny Svetlanov
Carlo Maria Giulini
Norman Del Mar

About

Contents:
CD 1: BBCL40702
Schubert: Lieder
Award Winner: Choc 'Monde de la Musique'
- Die junge Nonne, D828
- Das Rosenband, D280
- Auf dem See, D543
- Blumenlied, D431
- Gondelfahrer, D808
- Strophe aus Die Götter Greiechenlands D677
Graham Johnson (piano)
Snape Maltings, 2 October 1977

- Der Jüngling und der Tod, D545
- Schwestergruß, D762
Martin Isepp (piano)
St John's, Smith Square, London, 20 April 1970

- Amalia D195
- Der Jüngling am Bache D30
- Entzückung an Laura, D390
- Sehnsucht, D636
- Der Sieg, D805
- Abendstern, D806
- Atys, D585
- Augenlied, D297
- Memmon, D541
- Auflösung, D807
- Der Musensohn, D764
Geoffrey Parsons (piano)
Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 1 September 1980

CD 2: BBCL40772
- Chausson: Poeme de l'amour et de la Mer, Op.19
London Symphony Orchestra / Evgeny Svetlanov
Royal Festival Hall, London, 17 April 1975

- Berlioz: Les nuits d'ete, Op.7
London Philharmonic Orchestra / Carlo Maria Giulini
Royal Festival Hall, London, 14 May 1975

- Schoenberg: Song of the Wood Dove from Gurrelieder
London Symphony Orchestra / Norman del Mar
Royal Festival Hall, London, 7 November 1963

CD 3: BBCL41172
- Gluck: O del mio dolce ardor
- Lully: Bois epais
- Marcello: Il mio be foco - Quella fiamma che m'accende
- Berkeley: Five Poems of W.H Auden
- Finzi: Let Us Garlands Bring, Op.18
- Vaughan Williams: Let Beauty Awake  / Tired /  Silent Noon /  Linden Lea
- Britten: Folk Song Arrangements: The Salley Garden / O can ye sew cushions? / O Waly, Waly / Come ye not from Newcastle?
Geoffrey Parsons (piano)
Town Hall, Cheltenham, 4 July 1983

- Purcell: Sleep, Adam, sleep and take thy rest
- Purcell: Lord, what is man
- Warlock: Sleep / Pretty Ring Time / Rest, sweet nymphs / The Jolly Shepherd
Geoffrey Parsons (piano)
Concert Hall, Snape Maltings, 10 June 1968

"Treasures indeed, including a glorious account of Finzi’s Shakespeare cycle" - Gramophone
"There can be no more golden a legend than Janet Baker singing English song..." - BBC Music Magazine

Booklet notes: English, German and French
Total time: 3h 46mins (227 mins)

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