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Hear My Song, Violetta (Original Recordings 1947-1950)

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All Music Guide - John Bush
Josef Locke exerted a considerable influence over the British vocal art during the middle part of the 20th century, but most of his best recordings were produced during a short span of time. The Naxos collection Hear My Song, Violetta: Original Recordings 1947-1950 -- one of many to bear the burden of the "hear my song" subtitle that gave him his most lasting fame, courtesy of a 1992 film -- is an excellent one, including his breakout recording, "Santa Lucia," as well as his most popular, "Hear My Song, Violetta." It also includes a good selection of his Irish tunes "How Can You Buy Killarney?," "Galway Bay," "Eileen O'Grady", as well as several Italian songs and light ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - John Bush
Josef Locke exerted a considerable influence over the British vocal art during the middle part of the 20th century, but most of his best recordings were produced during a short span of time. The Naxos collection Hear My Song, Violetta: Original Recordings 1947-1950 -- one of many to bear the burden of the "hear my song" subtitle that gave him his most lasting fame, courtesy of a 1992 film -- is an excellent one, including his breakout recording, "Santa Lucia," as well as his most popular, "Hear My Song, Violetta." It also includes a good selection of his Irish tunes "How Can You Buy Killarney?," "Galway Bay," "Eileen O'Grady", as well as several Italian songs and light operatic material.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/16/2002
  • Label: Naxos
  • UPC: 636943254929
  • Catalog Number: 8120549

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Josef Locke Primary Artist, Vocals
Woolf Phillips Conductor
Gerald Moore Piano
Eric Robinson Conductor
George Scott-Wood Conductor
Danny Walters Conductor
Debroy Somers Conductor
Geraldo & His Orchestra Conductor
Eric Robinson Conductor
Technical Credits
Woody Shaw Composer
Teodoro Cottrau Composer
Peter Dempsey Producer, Liner Notes
Claude Aveling Lyricist
Arthur Colahan Composer
Brendan Graham Lyricist
Ernesto de Curtis Composer
Othmar Klose Composer
Joseph Hamilton Kennedy Composer
Fred Grant Composer
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