Kathleen Ferrier: A Centenary Tribute
Label: Regis Records
Budget Periods: 20th Century, Baroque, Classical, Romantic
Composers: George Frideric Handel, Gustav Mahler, Johannes Brahms
Directors: Bruno Walter, Clemens Krauss
Performers: Kathleen Ferrier
Kathleen Ferrier (1912-1953)
A Centenary Tribute
Regis presents a beautifully packaged four CD wallet box to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Kathleen Ferrierâ€™s birth. The varied repertoire presented here showcases Ferrierâ€™s versatility" from British folksong to her legendary classical recordings including Mahlerâ€™s epic Das Lied Von der Erde.
CD 1 - 'What is Life?' 22 favourite tracks including 'Blow The Wind Southerly', Handel`s Largo, 'Art Thou Troubled?', 'O Rest In The Lord' and 'Silent Night'
CD 2 - 'Klever Kaff' 19 more favourite tracks including 'Che Faro... senza Eurydice', 'He Was Despised', 'I Know Where I`m Going' and 'Come You Not From Newcastle?'
CD 3 - Mahler 'Das Lied Von Der Erde' and Brahms 'Alto Rhapsody'
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and Bruno Walter (Mahler)
London Philharmonic Orchestra and Clement Krauss (Brahms)
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and Bruno Walter
The greatest thing in music in my life has been to have known Kathleen Ferrier and Gustav Mahler - in that order.
No singer in this country has ever been more deeply loved, as much for the person she was as for the voice she uttered.