Friday, August 15, 2008

Kathleen Ferrier, part 1

Playlist from Vocal Recital, August 7th on KPAC and KTXI, featuring contralto Kathleen Ferrier:
Stanford- The Fairy Lough
Parry- Love is a bable
Britten- O Waly, Waly
Warlock- O Pretty Ring-time
Bach- St. Matthew Passion: Grief for sin; O Gracious Lord
Gluck- Orfeo, Act I excerpt
Brahms- Two Songs for Viola, Piano & Voice
Mahler- 3 Ruckert Lieder
Brahms- 4 Serious Songs (orch Malcolm Sargent)
Excerpts from the Edinburg Festival 1949:
What the Edinburg Festival means to me; songs of Schubert and Brahms with Bruno Walter, piano

Coming up in September hear our focus on Kathleen Ferrier, part II, September 4th:
Ferrier CBC Interview 1950
More from the Edinburg Festival (live); British Folksongs; music of Brahms, Schubert, Wolf, Handel, Mahler, Bach and Britten!
Schumann: Frauenliebe und leben (complete) with Bruno Walter, pianist (live)
Works written for Ferrier: Songs by Lennox Berkeley and excerpt of Britten's Rape of Lucretia.

Be sure to tune in for Thursday Night at the Opera with Ron Moore, starting at 8pm on KPAC and KTXI.

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