Kathleen Ferrier - In Celebration of Bach

Kathleen Ferrier - In Celebration of Bach

SOMM ARIADNE 5004 (SOMM Recordings, CD)

AAD
Stereo
NEW RELEASE

Playing time: 77'41"
Tracks: 31
Booklet pages: 24
© 2019 SOMM Recordings
Country of recording: UK
Country of manufacture: EU
Reviewer: Gerald Fenech
Review of Kathleen Ferrier - In Celebration of Bach published on 7 May 2019


Listen: J S Bach: Et misericordia (Magnificat) (track 6, 1:12-2:06)

Kathleen Ferrier, soprano (tracks 6, 9, 10, 16, 21, 26 and 28)
Ena Mitchell, soprano (track 22)
Friedl Riegler, soprano (tracks 2 and 10)
Irmgard Seefried, soprano (tracks 3 and 10)
William Herbert, tenor (tracks 14, 17, 19, 20 and 25)
Hugo Meyer-Welfing, tenor (tracks 6 and 8)
Otto Edelmann, bass (tracks track 5)
William Parsons, bass (tracks 15, 20 and 29)
Wiener Staatsopernchor (tracks 1, 4, 7, 11 and 12)
The Cantata Singers (tracks 13, 18, 23, 24, 27 and 29-31)
Wiener Philharmoniker (tracks 1-12)
Volkmar Andreae, conductor (tracks 1-12)
The Jacques Orchestra (tracks 13-31)
Reginald Jacques, conductor (tracks 13-31)

Johann Sebastian Bach:

Magnificat, BWV 243.3 (first release of this recording)
1 Magnificat
2 Et exsultavit
3 Quis respexit humilitatem
4 Omnes generationes
5 Quia fecit mihi magna
6 Et misericordia
7 Fecit potentiam
8 Deposuit potentes
9 Esurientes implevit bonis
10 Suscepit Israel
11 Sicut locutus est
12 Gloria Patri

Cantata No 22: Praise our God (Lobet Gott in seinen Reichen) (Ascension Oratorio)
13 Praise our God
14 Then Jesus lifted His hands
15 My Saviour, is the parting hour
16 Ah, tarry yet, my dearest Saviour
17 And behold, He rose
18 Now at Thy Feet
19 And while they looked
20 Ye honest men
21 Ah Lord, now quickly come again
22 Jesu, all Thy loving kindness
23 When will the night be over

Cantata No 67: Hold in affection Jesus Christ (Halt im Gedächtnis Jesum Christ)
24 Hold in affection Jesus Christ
25 Christ Jesus now is risen
26 Lord Jesus, thou the sting of death
27 Come all and hail this King
28 And still, O Lord
29 Peace by unto you!
30 Lord Christ, Thou art the Prince

Cantata No 147: Heart and Mouth and Deed and Life (Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben)
31 Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring

Recorded 10 June 1950 at the Grosser Musikvereinsaal, Vienna, Austria (tracks 1-12), 6 October and 1 November 1949 (tracks 13-23), 3 November 1949 (tracks 24-30) and 8 October 1949 (track 31), all at Kingsway Hall, London UK

 

 

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