The Very Best Of Kathleen Ferrier

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The Very Best Of Kathleen Ferrier

The Very Best Of Kathleen Ferrier

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Her singing was of such rare beauty: beauty of expression, beauty of voice, purity, and beauty of personality.

Read more about the condition New: An item that is still in its original shrink wrap from the manufacturer and the original manufacturer’s seal (if applicable) has not been removed. Ferrier’s accompanists on this CD are three of her friends and valued collaborators –Bruno Walter, Gerald Moore and Frederick Stone. Her honours and awards included a CBE and Gold Medal of the Royal Philharmonic Society; the Kathleen Ferrier Award (which first took place in 1956, and grew out of the Kathleen Ferrier Memorial Scholarship Fund, set up to support young singers) remains one of the most prestigious annual singing-competitions in the classical world. In the Brahms and Mahler everything benefits from the loveliness of voice and sincerity of approach. Many 7" Vinyl Singles are sold in generic card or paper sleeves and not in the picture sleeves which are shown - these will be described as 'Generic' or 'Not Graded' in the condition descriptions above.

SOMM’s previous Ferrier releases include Bach’s Mass in B minor ( Ariadne 5000-2), songs by Brahms, Chausson and Mahler ( SOMMCD 075) and Kathleen Ferrier Remembered, a first release of BBC Radio recordings of Lieder and British songs ( SOMMCD 264). Most purchases from business sellers are protected by the Consumer Contract Regulations 2013 which give you the right to cancel the purchase within 14 days after the day you receive the item. of which she was the dedicatee, five Schubert Lieder, four by Brahms and Parry’s Love is a Bable, recorded at the 1948 Edinburgh Festival, which makes a delightful conclusion to the CD. These recorded performances are immensely valuable, as they allow us, so many years later, to hear several songs that Ferrier never set down commercially – including Brahms’ Nachtigall – as well as others that can be now compared with their commercially-made counterparts.

This features recordings made for Decca and the BBC between 1946 and 1953 and includes a previously unpublished recording of Ferrier’s passionate performance of Lennox Berkeley’s Four Poems of St Teresa of Ávila. Reviews: “[This] is an important addition to Ferrier’s discography, and she is indeed marvellous in it, singing ‘Esurientes implevit bonis’ with that unique, indescribable tone and expressive sincerity that characterises her finest work.In due course these and later recordings were reissued in other formats: Long-playing (LP), cassette tape and compact disc (CD). So it seems amazing that, after so long, a treasury of previously unpublished and little-circulated BBC broadcasts is now being released. Paul Campion, author of the authoritative Ferrier: A Career Recorded provides specially commissioned booklet notes. In the course of her professional life the English contralto Kathleen Ferrier made a large number of recordings. Kathleen Ferrier: In Celebration of Bach, a collection of historic performances with Britain’s favourite classical singer of the 20th century very much the star attraction.



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