The Art of Grace Bumbry | Deutsche Grammophon 4827626

The Art of Grace Bumbry

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Label: Deutsche Grammophon

Cat No: 4827626

Format: CD + DVD

Number of Discs: 9

Genre: Opera

Release Date: 3rd February 2017

Contents

Works

Bizet, Georges

Carmen

Brahms, Johannes

Gedichte (5), op.19
» no.5 An eine Aolsharfe (Angelehnt an die Efeuwand)
Lieder (5), op.72
» no.1 Alte Liebe
» no.3 O kuhler Wald
Lieder (5), op.94
» IV Sapphische Ode
Lieder (5), op.105
» no.1 Wie Melodien zieht es mir
Lieder und Romanzen (8), op.14
» no.5 Trennung
Zigeunerlieder, op.103

Falla, Manuel de

El amor brujo
» Cancion del amor dolido
» Danza del juego de amor
» Final. Las campanas del amanecer
» no.9 Cancion del fuego fatuo

Gluck, Christoph Willibald

Orfeo ed Euridice (Orpheus and Eurydice)
» Che faro senza Euridice? (What is life?) (Act 3)
» Che puro ciel, che chiaro sol (Act 2)

Gounod, Charles

Sapho
» O ma lyre immortelle

Handel, George Frideric

Israel in Egypt, HWV54
Judas Maccabaeus, HWV63
Messiah, HWV56
» Behold, a virgin shall conceive
» He Was Despised
» O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings

Liszt, Franz

Es muss ein Wunderbares sein, S314

Mascagni, Pietro

Cavalleria rusticana
» Voi lo sapete, o mamma

Saint-Saens, Camille

Samson et Dalila, op.47
» Mon coeur s'ouvre a ta voix (Act 2)

Schubert, Franz

An die Musik, D547
Auflosung, D807
Der Wanderer, op.4 no.1 D493
Die Forelle (The Trout), op.32 D550
Die junge Nonne, D828, op.43 no.1
Fahrt zum Hades, D526
Litanei auf das Fest Allerseelen, D343
Nacht und Traume, D827
Rastlose Liebe, D138
Schwanengesang, D957
» Der Doppelganger

Strauss, Richard

Lieder (5), op.32
» no.2 Sehnsucht
Lieder (6), op.17
» no.2 Standchen
Lieder (8), op.10 TrV141 (Gedichte aus Letzte Blatter)
» no.1 Zueignung
» no.4 Die Georgine

Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

The Maid of Orleans
» Adieu, forets

Verdi, Giuseppe

Aida
» Ritorna vincitor! (Act 1)
Don Carlo
» Nei giardin del bello (Act 2)
» O don fatale (Act 3)
» Pieta! perdon! per la rea che si pente (Act 4)
» Sotto ai folti, immensi abeti (Act 2)
» Tu che le vanita conoscesti (Act 4)
Il trovatore
» Condotta ell'era in ceppi (Act 2)
» Stride la vampa! (Act 2)
Macbeth
» La luce langue (Act 2)
» Nel di della vittoria (Act 1)
» Una macchia e qui tuttora (Act 4)
Un ballo in maschera
» Re dell'abisso

Wolf, Hugo

Goethe-Lieder
» no.29 Anakreons Grab
Morike-Lieder
» no.12 Verborgenheit
» no.25 Schlafendes Jesuskind
» no.46 Gesang Weylas

Artists

Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano)
Blanche Christensen
Martina Arroyo
Sebastian Peschko
Erik Werba
Jon Vickers
Mirella Freni
Julia Hamari
Kurt Equiluz
Dionne Warwick
London Symphony Chorus
Utah Symphony Orchestra
London Symphony Orchestra
Radio-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
Wiener Philharmoniker

Conductors

Maurice Abravanel
George Malcolm
Adrian Boult
Janos Kulka
Georg Solti
Herbert von Karajan

Works

Bizet, Georges

Carmen

Brahms, Johannes

Gedichte (5), op.19
» no.5 An eine Aolsharfe (Angelehnt an die Efeuwand)
Lieder (5), op.72
» no.1 Alte Liebe
» no.3 O kuhler Wald
Lieder (5), op.94
» IV Sapphische Ode
Lieder (5), op.105
» no.1 Wie Melodien zieht es mir
Lieder und Romanzen (8), op.14
» no.5 Trennung
Zigeunerlieder, op.103

Falla, Manuel de

El amor brujo
» Cancion del amor dolido
» Danza del juego de amor
» Final. Las campanas del amanecer
» no.9 Cancion del fuego fatuo

Gluck, Christoph Willibald

Orfeo ed Euridice (Orpheus and Eurydice)
» Che faro senza Euridice? (What is life?) (Act 3)
» Che puro ciel, che chiaro sol (Act 2)

Gounod, Charles

Sapho
» O ma lyre immortelle

Handel, George Frideric

Israel in Egypt, HWV54
Judas Maccabaeus, HWV63
Messiah, HWV56
» Behold, a virgin shall conceive
» He Was Despised
» O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings

Liszt, Franz

Es muss ein Wunderbares sein, S314

Mascagni, Pietro

Cavalleria rusticana
» Voi lo sapete, o mamma

Saint-Saens, Camille

Samson et Dalila, op.47
» Mon coeur s'ouvre a ta voix (Act 2)

Schubert, Franz

An die Musik, D547
Auflosung, D807
Der Wanderer, op.4 no.1 D493
Die Forelle (The Trout), op.32 D550
Die junge Nonne, D828, op.43 no.1
Fahrt zum Hades, D526
Litanei auf das Fest Allerseelen, D343
Nacht und Traume, D827
Rastlose Liebe, D138
Schwanengesang, D957
» Der Doppelganger

Strauss, Richard

Lieder (5), op.32
» no.2 Sehnsucht
Lieder (6), op.17
» no.2 Standchen
Lieder (8), op.10 TrV141 (Gedichte aus Letzte Blatter)
» no.1 Zueignung
» no.4 Die Georgine

Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

The Maid of Orleans
» Adieu, forets

Verdi, Giuseppe

Aida
» Ritorna vincitor! (Act 1)
Don Carlo
» Nei giardin del bello (Act 2)
» O don fatale (Act 3)
» Pieta! perdon! per la rea che si pente (Act 4)
» Sotto ai folti, immensi abeti (Act 2)
» Tu che le vanita conoscesti (Act 4)
Il trovatore
» Condotta ell'era in ceppi (Act 2)
» Stride la vampa! (Act 2)
Macbeth
» La luce langue (Act 2)
» Nel di della vittoria (Act 1)
» Una macchia e qui tuttora (Act 4)
Un ballo in maschera
» Re dell'abisso

Wolf, Hugo

Goethe-Lieder
» no.29 Anakreons Grab
Morike-Lieder
» no.12 Verborgenheit
» no.25 Schlafendes Jesuskind
» no.46 Gesang Weylas

Artists

Grace Bumbry (mezzo-soprano)
Blanche Christensen
Martina Arroyo
Sebastian Peschko
Erik Werba
Jon Vickers
Mirella Freni
Julia Hamari
Kurt Equiluz
Dionne Warwick
London Symphony Chorus
Utah Symphony Orchestra
London Symphony Orchestra
Radio-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
Wiener Philharmoniker

Conductors

Maurice Abravanel
George Malcolm
Adrian Boult
Janos Kulka
Georg Solti
Herbert von Karajan

About

Marking the 80th birthday of Grace Bumbry in January 2017, this box set celebrates her magnificent career across opera, oratorio, Lieder and soul in a handsome original jackets collection of 8 CDs and a DVD of her legendary Carmen.

The generously-filled cap box presents:

- An original jackets collection
- A pair of 2-CD sets of oratorios, including the first ever CD release of Israel in Egypt, and a first DG CD release of Judas Maccabaeus, newly remastered
- A DVD of her legendary 1967 film production of Carmen as part of a uniformly-strong quartet of principals including Mirella Freni as Micaela, accompanied by the Wiener Philharmoniker under Herbert von Karajan
- 2 CDs of arias by Gluck, Mascagni, Bizet, Gounod, Saint-Saëns, Tchaikovsky, de Falla, Verdi; and of Verdi, Wagner and Brahms
- One DG album of Lieder by Schubert, Brahms, Liszt, Wolf
- ‘With Love’, a soulful pop album featuring performances with Dionne Warwick
- A 48-page booklet with new artist photos and a new interview article with Grace Bumbry by Björn Woll

‘A strong-minded artist who has always done things in her own way, and who possesses the elusive yet unmistakable quality of charisma.’
  – Stephen Pruslin, International Record Review

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