Baker Sings Gluck, Lully, Marcello, etc.

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/20/2003
  • Label: Bbc Legends
  • UPC: 684911411720
  • Catalog Number: 4117

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Paride ed Elena, opera in 5 acts, Wq. 39: O del mio dolce ardor - Christoph Willibald Gluck & Janet Baker (4:17)
    Composed byChristoph Willibald Gluck
    Performed byJanet Baker
  2. 2 Amadis, opera, LWV 63: Bois épais - Jean-Baptiste Lully & Janet Baker (2:49)
    Composed byJean-Baptiste Lully
    Performed byJanet Baker
  3. 3 Il mio bel foco, for cantata for soprano voice, 2 violins, 2 oboes & continuo, SF. 142 - Benedetto Marcello & Janet Baker (3:32)
    Composed byBenedetto Marcello
    Performed byJanet Baker
  4. 4–8 Poems (5) of W. H. Auden, for high voice & piano, Op. 53 - Lennox Berkeley & Wystan Hugh Auden (10:56)
    Composed byLennox Berkeley
    Performed byJanet Baker
    1. 4Lauds (Among the leaves)
    2. 5O lurcher-loving collier
    3. 6What's in your mind, my dove
    4. 7Eyes look into the well
    5. 8Carry her over the water
  5. 9–13 Let Us Garlands Bring, song cycle for voice & piano (or string orchestra), Op. 18 - William Shakespeare & Gerald Finzi (15:18)
    Composed byGerald Finzi
    Performed byJanet Baker
    1. 9Come away death
    2. 10Who is Sylvia?
    3. 11Fear no more the heat of the sun
    4. 12O mistress mine
    5. 13It was a lover and his lass
  6. 14 Let Beauty Awake, song for voice & piano (or orchestra) (Songs of Travel No. 2) - Ralph Vaughan Williams & Janet Baker (2:16)
    Composed byRalph Vaughan Williams
    Performed byJanet Baker
  7. 15 Tired, song for voice & piano (Last Songs No. 2) - Ralph Vaughan Williams & Janet Baker (2:38)
    Composed byRalph Vaughan Williams
    Performed byJanet Baker
  8. 16 Silent Noon ("Your hands lie open in the long fresh grass"), song for voice & piano (The House of Life No. 2) - Ralph Vaughan Williams & Janet Baker (4:44)
    Composed byRalph Vaughan Williams
    Performed byJanet Baker
  9. 17 Linden Lea, song for voice & orchestra ("In Linden Lea;" "A Dorset Song") - Ralph Vaughan Williams & Janet Baker (2:41)
    Composed byRalph Vaughan Williams
    Performed byJanet Baker
  10. 18 The Salley gardens, for voice & piano (Folk Songs, Vol. 1) - Benjamin Britten & Janet Baker (2:29)
    Composed byBenjamin Britten
    Performed byJanet Baker
  11. 19 O can ye sew cushions, for voice & piano (Folk Songs, Vol. 1) - Benjamin Britten & Janet Baker (2:20)
    Composed byBenjamin Britten
    Performed byJanet Baker
  12. 20 O Waly, Waly, for voice & piano (Folk Songs, Vol. 3) - Benjamin Britten & Janet Baker (3:23)
    Composed byBenjamin Britten
    Performed byJanet Baker
  13. 21 Come you not from Newcastle?, for voice & piano (Folk Songs, Vol. 3) - Benjamin Britten & Janet Baker (1:26)
    Composed byBenjamin Britten
    Performed byJanet Baker
  14. 22 Sleep, Adam, sacred song for soprano & continuo, Z. 195 - Henry Purcell & Janet Baker (2:18)
    Composed byHenry Purcell
    Performed byJanet Baker
  15. 23 Lord, what is man?, sacred song for soprano & continuo, Z. 192 - Henry Purcell & Janet Baker (6:51)
    Composed byHenry Purcell
    Performed byJanet Baker
  16. 24 Sleep for voice & piano - Peter Warlock & Janet Baker (2:27)
    Composed byPeter Warlock
    Performed byJanet Baker
  17. 25 Pretty Ring Time for voice & piano - William Shakespeare & Peter Warlock (1:29)
    Composed byPeter Warlock
    Performed byJanet Baker
  18. 26 Rest Sweet Nymphs for voice & piano - Peter Warlock & Janet Baker (2:44)
    Composed byPeter Warlock
    Performed byJanet Baker
  19. 27 The Jolly Shepherd, for voice & piano - Peter Warlock & Janet Baker (3:13)
    Composed byPeter Warlock
    Performed byJanet Baker
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