Very Best of John McCormack’s Irish Ballads | Alto ALN1962

Very Best of John McCormack’s Irish Ballads

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Label: Alto

Cat No: ALN1962

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Vocal/Choral

Release Date: 8th September 2017

Contents

Artists

John McCormack (tenor)
Edwin Schneider (piano)
Gerald Moore (piano)

Artists

John McCormack (tenor)
Edwin Schneider (piano)
Gerald Moore (piano)

About

“Clear phrasing and beautiful tone, from the quintessential Irish Tenor, who starred at the New York Metropolitan Opera before a second career in these classic ballads”

Tracklisting:
1. The Garden where the Praties Grow (Patterson arr.Liddle)
- with Edwin Schneider (piano) - Rec. 1930
2. The Kerry Dance (Molloy)
- with Orchestra conducted by Lawrance Collingwood - Rec. 1936
3. The Star of the County Down (trad. arr. Hughes/MacGarvey)
- with Gerald Moore (piano) - Rec. 1939
4. Londonderry Air (Mary Dear) (trad. arr. Schneider/McCormack)
- with Edwin Schneider (piano) - Rec.1935
5. Mother Machree (Ball/Olcott/Young)
- with Edwin Schneider (Piano) - Rec. 1927
6. Down by the Sally Gardens (trad. arr. Hughes)
- with Gerald Moore (piano) - Rec. 1939
7. Sweetly She Sleeps My Alice Fair (Foster/Eastman)
- with Edwin Schneider (piano) - Rec. 1934
8. Believe Me if all those Endearing Young Charms (trad. arr. Schneider/Moore)
- with Edwin Schneider (piano) - Rec. 1935    
9. The Rose of Tralee (Glover/Spencer)
- with orchestral accompaniment - Rec. 1930
10. Kathleen Mavourneen (Crouch/Crawford)
- with Edwin Schneider (piano) - Rec. 1927
11. I Dream of Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair (Foster)
- with Edwin Schneider (piano) - Rec. 1934
12. The Lass with the Delicate Air (M. Arne arr. Lehmann)
- with Gerald Moore (piano) - Rec. 1940
13. I’ll Walk Beside You (Murray/Lockton)
- with Gerald Moore (piano) - Rec. 1939
14. Passing By (E.Purcell/Herrick)
- with Gerald Moore (piano) - Rec. 1940
15. The Old House (O’Connor)
- with Gerald Moore (piano) - Rec. 1939
16. Is She Not Passing Fair (Elgar/Charles/Costello)
- with Edwin Schneider (piano) - Rec. 1932
17. When Irish Eyes are Smiling (Ball/Olcott/Graff)
- with Orchestra conducted by Rosario Bourdon - Rec. 1916
18. Terence’s Farewell to Kathleen (Dufferin)
- with Edwin Schneider (piano) - Rec.1934
19. She Moved Thro’ the Fair (trad. arr. Hughes)
- with Gerald Moore (piano) - Rec. 1941
20. She is Far from the Land (Moore arr.Lambert)
- with Orchestra conducted by Lawrance Collingwood - Rec. 1936  
21. By the Short Cut to the Rosses (Hopper/Fox)
- with Edwin Schneider (piano) - Rec.1928
22. Off to Philadelphia (Haynes/Temple)
- with Gerald Moore (piano) - Rec. 1941
23. Bantry Bay (Molloy)
- with Gerald Moore (piano) - Rec. 1941
24. I Hear You Calling Me (Marschall/Harford)
- with Edwin Schneider (piano) - Rec.1927

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