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  • Release Date: 6/18/2013
  • Label: Warner Classics
  • EAN: 5099990377129
  • Catalog Number: 37712
  • Sales rank: 105,749

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Lamento d'Arianna, for voice & continuo ("Lasciatemi morire"), SV 22: Lasciatemi morire - Claudio Monteverdi & Janet Baker (9:45)
  2. 2 L'incoronazione di Poppea, opera in 3 acts, SV 308: Act 1. Disprezzata Regina (Ottavia's Lament) - Claudio Monteverdi & Janet Baker (6:55)
  3. 3 L'incoronazione di Poppea, opera in 3 acts, SV 308: Act 3 Addio Roma (Ottavia's Farewell) - Claudio Monteverdi & Janet Baker (4:34)
  4. 4 Oh di Betlemme altera povertà, chamber cantata for soprano & strings ("Cantata pastorale per la natività di Nostre Signore"): Oh di Betlemme altera povertà - Alessandro Scarlatti & Janet Baker (15:52)
  5. 5 Salve Regina, motet for soprano, strings & continuo in A major - Domenico Scarlatti & Janet Baker (14:10)
  6. 6 Der Herr schauet vom Himmel, for soprano, bass & continuo, SWV 292 (Op. 8/11) - Heinrich Schütz & Janet Baker (2:48)
  7. 7 Verbum caro factum est, for 2 sopranos & continuo, SWV 314 (Op. 9/9) - Heinrich Schütz & Janet Baker (4:34)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Come away come sweet love, for 4 voices & lute (First Book of Songs) - John Dowland & Janet Baker (2:24)
  2. 2 Never Love Unlesse You Can for voice, lute & bass viol - Thomas Campion & Janet Baker (1:08)
  3. 3 Oft Have I Sigh'd for Him That Heares Me Not for voice, lute & bass viol - Thomas Campion & Janet Baker (2:37)
  4. 4 If Thou Long'st So Much to Learn for voice, lute & bass viol - Thomas Campion & Janet Baker (1:50)
  5. 5 Faine Would I Wed a Faire Yong Man for voice, lute & bass viol - Thomas Campion & Janet Baker (1:14)
  6. 6 Sleep, Adam, sacred song for soprano & continuo, Z. 195 - Henry Purcell & Janet Baker (1:55)
  7. 7 Lord, what is man?, sacred song for soprano & continuo, Z. 192 - Henry Purcell & Janet Baker (5:38)
  8. 8 My Goddess Celia, song for voice & continuo - George Monro & Janet Baker (2:20)
  9. 9 Tell me, lovely shepherd - William Boyce & Janet Baker (2:07)
  10. 10 Where the Bee sucks, there lurk I, song - Thomas Arne & Janet Baker (1:49)
  11. 11 A Dialogue between Charon and Philomel - William Lawes & Janet Baker (4:15)
  12. 12 A Dialogue between Daphne and Strephon - William Lawes & Janet Baker (1:39)
  13. 13 Giu nei Tartarei regni, duet for soprano & bass, HWV 187 - George Frideric Handel & Janet Baker (7:00)
  14. 14 Quando in calma ride il mare, duet for soprano & bass, HWV 191 - George Frideric Handel & Janet Baker (6:00)
  15. 15 Come ye sons of art away (Birthday ode for Queen Mary), for soloists, chorus & instruments, Z. 323: Sound the Trumpet - Henry Purcell & Janet Baker (1:45)
  16. 16 Pausanias, the Betrayer of his Country, incidental music, Z. 585: My dearest, my fairest - Henry Purcell & Janet Baker (3:00)
  17. 17 The Maid's Last Prayer, or, Any Rather than Fail, incidental music, Z. 601: No, resistence is but vain - Henry Purcell & Janet Baker (7:12)
  18. 18 King Arthur, or, The British Worthy, semi-opera, Z. 628: Shepherd, leave decoying - Henry Purcell & Janet Baker (0:55)
  19. 19 Abschiedslied der Zugvögel ("Wie war so schön doch"), song for 2 voices & piano, Op. 63/2 - Felix Mendelssohn & Janet Baker (1:45)
  20. 20 Wie kann ich froh und lustig sein?, folk song for 2 voices & piano (Folksong No.1) - Felix Mendelssohn & Janet Baker (2:04)
  21. 21 Herbstlied ("Ach wie so bald"), song for 2 voices & piano, Op. 63/4 - Felix Mendelssohn & Janet Baker (1:49)
  22. 22 Suleika und Hatem ("An des lust'gen Brunnens"), song for soprano, tenor & piano (published as Felix Mendelssohn, Op. 8/12) - Fanny Mendelssohn & Janet Baker (2:40)
  23. 23 Ich und Du for 2 voices & piano - Peter Cornelius & Janet Baker (2:30)
Disc 3
  1. 1–5 Cantata No. 82, "Ich habe genug," BWV 82 (BC A169) - Johann Sebastian Bach & Janet Baker
  2. 6–12 Cantata No. 169, "Gott soll allein mein Herze haben," BWV 169 (BC A143) - Johann Sebastian Bach & Janet Baker
  3. 7 Cantata No. 148, "Bringet dem Herrn Ehre seines Namens," BWV 148 (BC A140): Mund und herze steht dir offen - Johann Sebastian Bach & Janet Baker (5:53)
  4. 8 Cantata No. 79, "Gott der Herr ist Sonn und Schild," BWV 79 (BCA184): Gott ist under Sonn' und Schild! - Johann Sebastian Bach & Janet Baker (3:45)
  5. 9 Cantata No. 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben," BWV 147 (BC A174): Schäme dich, o Seele, nicht - David Willcocks & Johann Sebastian Bach (4:00)
  6. 10 Cantata No. 161, "Komm, du süsse Todesstunde," BWV 161 (BC A135): Komm, du süsse Todesstunde - Johann Sebastian Bach & Neville Marriner (6:21)
  7. 11 Magnificat, for 5 voices, 5-part chorus, orchestra & continuo in D major, BWV 243 (BC E14): Et exultavit - Johann Sebastian Bach & Neville Marriner (2:25)
  8. 12 Cantata No. 190, "Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied," BWV 190 (BC A21): Lobe, Zion, deinen Gott - Johann Sebastian Bach & Neville Marriner (3:21)
  9. 13 St. John Passion (Johannespassion), BWV 245 (BC D2): Es ist vollbracht - Johann Sebastian Bach & Neville Marriner (5:33)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Cantata No. 6 "Bleib bei uns, denn es will Abend werden," BWV 6 (BC A57): Hochgelobter Gottesohn - Johann Sebastian Bach & Neville Marriner (3:38)
  2. 2 Cantata No. 129, "Gelobet sei der Herr," BWV 129 (BC A93): Gelobet sie der Herr - Johann Sebastian Bach & Neville Marriner (5:53)
  3. 3 Easter Oratorio (Oster-Oratorium: "Kommt, eilet und laufet"), BWV 249 (BC D8): Saget, saget mir geschwinde - Johann Sebastian Bach & Neville Marriner (6:42)
  4. 4 Weihnachtsoratorium (Christmas Oratorio), in six parts, BWV 248 (BC D7): Bereite dich, Zion - Johann Sebastian Bach & Neville Marriner (5:04)
  5. 5 Himmelfahrts-Oratorium, "Lobet Gott in seinen Reichen," (Ascension Oratorio), BWV 11 (BC D9): Ach, bleibe doch - Johann Sebastian Bach & Neville Marriner (7:19)
  6. 6 Cantata No. 34, "O ewiges Feuer, O Ursprung der Liebe," BWV 34 (BC A84): Wohl euch, ihr auserwählten Seelen - Johann Sebastian Bach & Neville Marriner (5:53)
  7. 7 Weihnachtsoratorium (Christmas Oratorio), in six parts, BWV 248 (BC D7): Cantata No. 1. Aria. Schlafe, mien Liebster - Johann Sebastian Bach & Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields (9:10)
  8. 8 Weihnachtsoratorium (Christmas Oratorio), in six parts, BWV 248 (BC D7): Cantata No. 3. Aria. Schließe, mein Herze, dies se - Johann Sebastian Bach & Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields (5:25)
  9. 9 Mass in B minor, for soloists, chorus & orchestra, BWV 232 (BC E1): Laudamus te - Otto Klemperer & Johann Sebastian Bach (5:22)
  10. 10 Mass in B minor, for soloists, chorus & orchestra, BWV 232 (BC E1): Qui sedes ad dexteram Patris - Otto Klemperer & Johann Sebastian Bach (6:17)
  11. 11 Mass in B minor, for soloists, chorus & orchestra, BWV 232 (BC E1): Agnus Dei - Otto Klemperer & Johann Sebastian Bach (6:30)
Disc 5
  1. 1 Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: No. 8/9. Aria & Chorus. O thou that tellest good t - George Frideric Handel & Ambrosian Singers (5:41)
  2. 2 Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: No. 21. Aria. He was despised - George Frideric Handel & Ambrosian Singers (12:34)
  3. 3–8 Ah! crudel, nel pianto mio, cantata for soprano & ensemble, HWV 78 - George Frideric Handel & Janet Baker
  4. 9–14 Armida Abbandonata (Dietro l'orme fugaci), cantata, HWV 105 - George Frideric Handel & Janet Baker
Disc 6
  1. 1 The brisk young lad ("There came a young man to my daddies door"), folk song for voice, violin & keyboard, H. 31a/46 - Franz Joseph Haydn & Janet Baker (3:06)
  2. 2 O bonny lass, folk song for voice, violin, cello & keyboard, H. 31a/89 - Franz Joseph Haydn & Janet Baker (1:55)
  3. 3 The white cockade ("My love was born in Aberdeen"), folk song for voice, violin & keyboard, H. 31a/22 - Franz Joseph Haydn & Janet Baker (0:50)
  4. 4 John Anderson, my Jo, folk song for voice, violin & keyboard (2 versions), H. 31a/2 - Franz Joseph Haydn & Janet Baker (1:36)
  5. 5 The Ploughman, folk song for voice, violin & keyboard, H. 31a/10 - Franz Joseph Haydn & Janet Baker (1:13)
  6. 6 Duncan Gray ("Cynthia be as kind as fair"), folk song for voice, violin & keyboard, H. 31a/34 - Franz Joseph Haydn & Janet Baker (1:20)
  7. 7 My boy Tammy ("Whar hae ye been a' day..."), folk song for voice, violin & keyboard, H. 31a/18 - Franz Joseph Haydn & Janet Baker (3:36)
  8. 8 Shepherds, I have lost my love, folk song for voice, violin & keyboard, H. 31a/93 - Franz Joseph Haydn & Janet Baker (1:53)
  9. 9 Up in the Morning Early ("Cauld blaws the wind"), folk song for voice, violin & keyboard, H. 31a/28 - Franz Joseph Haydn & Janet Baker (1:37)
  10. 10 Green grow the rashes ("There's nought but care on ev'ry han'"), folk song for voice, violin & keyboard, H. 31a/8 - Franz Joseph Haydn & Janet Baker (2:08)
  11. 11 Love will find out the way ("Quite over the mountains"), folk song for voice, violin & keyboard, H. 31a/53 - Franz Joseph Haydn & Janet Baker (2:24)
  12. 12 Sleepy Bodie, folk song for voice, violin & keyboard, H. 31a/44 - Franz Joseph Haydn & Janet Baker (1:29)
  13. 13 O Can You Sew Cushions, folk song for voice, violin & keyboard, H. 31a/48 - Franz Joseph Haydn & Janet Baker (2:32)
  14. 14 The birks of Abergeldie ("Bonny lassie will ye go"), folk song for voice, violin & keyboard, H. 31a/58 - Franz Joseph Haydn & Janet Baker (1:01)
  15. 15 The Lea-rig ("Will ye gang o'er the leerigg"), folk song for voice, violin & keyboard, H. 31a/31 - Franz Joseph Haydn & Janet Baker (1:54)
  16. 16 I'm O'er Young To Marry Yet ("I am my mammy's ae bairn"), folk song for voice, violin & keyboard, H. 31a/30 - Franz Joseph Haydn & Janet Baker (0:59)
  17. 17 Cumbernauld House ("Where winding Forth adorns the vale"), folk song for voice, violin & keyboard, H. 31a/47 - Franz Joseph Haydn & Janet Baker (1:24)
  18. 18 Jamie come try me, folk song for voice, violin & keyboard, H. 31a/79 - Franz Joseph Haydn & Janet Baker (0:50)
  19. 19 The flowers of Edinburgh ("My love was once a bonny lad"), folk song for voice, violin & keyboard, H. 31a/90 - Franz Joseph Haydn & Janet Baker (2:49)
  20. 20 Polly Stewart, folk song for voice & piano trio, WoO 156/7 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Janet Baker (1:26)
  21. 21 The Sweetest Lad Was Jamie, folk song for voice & piano trio, Op. 108/5 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Janet Baker (2:39)
  22. 22 Faithfu' Johnie, folk song for voice & piano trio, Op. 108/20 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Janet Baker (4:12)
  23. 23 Cease Your Funning, folk song for voice & piano trio, WoO 156/5 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Janet Baker (1:35)
  24. 24 Bonny Laddie, Highland Laddie, folk song for voice & piano trio, Op. 108/7 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Janet Baker (1:36)
  25. 25 Er und Sie ("Seh ich in das stille Tal"), duet for soprano, tenor & piano, Op. 78/2 - Robert Schumann & Janet Baker (3:14)
  26. 26 Wiegenlied ("Schlaf, Kindlein, schlaf"), duet for soprano, tenor & piano, Op. 78/4 - Robert Schumann & Janet Baker (2:55)
  27. 27 Ich bin dein Baum, o Gärtner, duet for alto, baritone & piano (Minnespiel), Op. 101/3 - Robert Schumann & Janet Baker (3:43)
  28. 28 Schön ist das Fest des Lenzes, duet for soprano, tenor & piano (Liebesfrühling), Op. 37/7 - Robert Schumann & Janet Baker (0:55)
  29. 29 Herbstlied ("Das Laub fällt von den Bäumen"), song for voice & piano, Op. 43/2 - Robert Schumann & Janet Baker (1:59)
  30. 30 Tanzlied ("Eia, wie-flattert der Kranz"), duet for soprano, tenor & piano, Op. 78/1 - Robert Schumann & Janet Baker (2:36)
  31. 31–34 Duets (4) for alto, baritone & piano, Op. 28 - Johannes Brahms & Janet Baker (12:15)
Disc 7
  1. 1 Gretchen am Spinnrade ("Meine Ruh'..."), song for voice & piano, D. 118 (Op. 2) - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (3:43)
  2. 2 Suleika I ("Was bedeutet die Bewegung"), song for voice & piano, D. 720 (Op. 14/1) - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (5:33)
  3. 3 Suleika II ("Ach, um deine feuchten Schwingen"), song for voice & piano, D. 717 (Op. 31) - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (4:20)
  4. 4 Schwestergruss ("Im Mondenschein' wall' ich auf und ab"), song for voice & piano, D. 762 - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (5:55)
  5. 5 Schlaflied ("Es mahnt der Wald"), song for voice & piano ("Schlummerlied"), D. 527 (Op. 24/2) - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (2:33)
  6. 6 An die untergehende Sonne ("Sonne, du sinkst"), song for voice & piano, D. 457, Op. 44 - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (6:07)
  7. 7–9 Gesänge aus Wilhelm Meister, songs for voice & piano, D. 877 (Op. 62) - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (11:02)
  8. 8 Mignon ("Kennst du das Land?"), song for voice & piano, D. 321 - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (4:58)
  9. 9 Berta's Lied in der Nacht ("Nacht umhüllt mit wehendem Flügel"), song for voice & piano, D. 653 - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (4:46)
  10. 10 Herrn Josef Spaun ("Und nimmer schreibst du?"), song for voice & piano, D. 749 - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (5:35)
  11. 11 Ellens Gesang I ("Raste, Krieger!"), song for voice & piano, D. 837 (Op. 52/1) - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (6:56)
  12. 12 Ellens Gesang II ("Jäger, ruhe von der Jagd"), song for voice & piano, D. 838 (Op. 52/2) - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (2:51)
  13. 13 Ellens Gesang III ("Ave Maria"), song for voice & piano, D. 839 (Op. 52/6) - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (6:44)
  14. 14 Claudine von Villa Bella, singspiel, D. 239: No. 3 Hin und wieder - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (1:24)
  15. 15 Claudine von Villa Bella, singspiel, D. 239: No. 6 Lieber schwärmt - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (1:20)
  16. 16 An die Nachtigall ("Er liegt und schläft"), song for voice & piano, D. 497 (Op. 98/1) - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (1:31)
  17. 17 Wiegenlied ("Schlafe, schlafe, holder süsser Knabe"), song for voice & piano ("Mille Cherubini in Coro"), D. 498 (Op. 98/2) - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (2:53)
Disc 8
  1. 1 Scenes (2) From Lacrimas, for voice & piano, D. 857 (Op. posth. 124) - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (5:08)
  2. 2 Wiegenlied ("Wie sich der Äuglein kindlicher Himmel"), song for voice & piano, D. 867 (Op. 105/2) - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (4:35)
  3. 3 Die Männer sind méchant ("Du sagtest mir es, Mutter"), refrain song for voice & piano, D. 866/3 (Op. 95/3) - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (2:54)
  4. 4 Iphigenia ( "Blühet denn hier an Tauris Strande"), song for voice & piano, D. 573 (Op. 98/3) - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (3:27)
  5. 5 Das Mädchen ("Wie so innig"), song for voice & piano, D. 652 - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (2:51)
  6. 6 Die junge Nonne ("Wie braust durch die Wipfel"), song for voice & piano, D. 828 (Op. 43/1) - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (4:46)
  7. 7 Am Grabe Anselmo's ("Dass ich dich verloren habe"), song for voice & piano, D. 504 (Op. 6/3) - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (4:12)
  8. 8 Abendstern ("Was weilst du einsam an dem Himmel"), song for voice & piano, D. 806 - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (2:38)
  9. 9 Die Vögel ("Wie lieblich und fröhlich"), song for voice & piano, D. 691 (Op. posth. 172/6) - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (0:57)
  10. 10 Die Götter Griechenlands ("Schöne Welt, wo bist du"), song for voice & piano (two versions), D. 677 - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (4:43)
  11. 11 Gondelfahrer I ("Es tanzen Mond und Sterne"), song for voice & piano, D. 808 - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (2:07)
  12. 12 Auflösung ("Verbirg dich, Sonne"), song for voice & piano, D. 807 - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (2:45)
  13. 13 Die Forelle ("In einem Bächlein helle"), song for voice & piano, D. 550 (Op. 32) - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (2:03)
  14. 14 Rastlose Liebe ("Dem Schnee, dem Regen"), song for voice & piano, D. 138 (Op. 5/1) - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (1:25)
  15. 15 Auf dem Wasser zu singen ("Mitten im Schimmer der spiegelnden Wellen"), song for voice & piano, D. 774 (Op. 72) - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (3:18)
  16. 16 Der Tod und das Mädchen ("Vorüber, ach vorüber"), song for voice & piano, D. 531 (Op. 7/3) - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (2:27)
  17. 17 An die Musik ("Du holde Kunst..."), song for voice & piano, D. 547 (Op. 88/4) - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (2:47)
  18. 18 Frühlingsglaube ("Die Linden Lüfte"), song for voice & piano (3 versions), D. 686 (Op. 20/2) - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (2:52)
  19. 19 Der Musensohn ("Durch Feld und Wald zu schweifen"), song for voice & piano, D. 764 (Op. 92/1) - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (2:16)
  20. 20 Gesang ("Was ist Sylvia,..."), song for voice & piano, ("An Sylvia"), D. 891 (Op. 106/4) - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (2:56)
  21. 21 Litanei auf das Fest Aller Seelen ("Ruh'n in Frieden alle Seelen"), song for voice & piano, D. 343 - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (5:31)
  22. 22 Heidenröslein ("Sah ein Knab..."), song for voice & piano, D. 257 (Op. 3/3) - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (1:51)
  23. 23 Nacht und Träume (Heil'ge Nacht, du sinkest nieder!"), song for voice & piano, D. 827 (Op. 43/2) - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (4:34)
  24. 24 Du bist die Ruh, song for voice & piano, D. 776 (Op. 59/3) - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (4:28)
Disc 9
  1. 1 Des Mädchens Klage I ("Der Eichwald brauset"), song for voice & piano, D. 6 - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (4:45)
  2. 2 Heidenröslein ("Sah ein Knab..."), song for voice & piano, D. 257 (Op. 3/3) - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (1:58)
  3. 3 Gretchen am Spinnrade ("Meine Ruh'..."), song for voice & piano, D. 118 (Op. 2) - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (3:22)
  4. 4 Die junge Nonne ("Wie braust durch die Wipfel"), song for voice & piano, D. 828 (Op. 43/1) - Franz Schubert & Janet Baker (4:53)
  5. 5 Der Blumenstrauss ("Sie wandelt im"), song for voice & piano, Op. 47/5 - Felix Mendelssohn & Janet Baker (1:32)
  6. 6 Auf Flügeln des Gesanges (On Wings of Song), song for voice & piano, Op. 34/2 - Felix Mendelssohn & Janet Baker (3:17)
  7. 7 Neue Liebe ("In dem Mondenschein"), song for voice & piano, Op. 19a/4 - Felix Mendelssohn & Janet Baker (2:18)
  8. 8 Die Sterne schau'n in stiller Nacht, song for voice & piano, Op. 99/2 - Felix Mendelssohn & Janet Baker (3:09)
  9. 9 Ich hör ein Vöglein, song for voice & piano - Felix Mendelssohn & Janet Baker (1:55)
  10. 10 Frage ("Ist es wahr?"), song for voice & piano, Op. 9/1 - Felix Mendelssohn & Janet Baker (1:38)
  11. 11 Herbstlied ("Im Walde rauschen dürre"), song for voice & piano, Op. 84/2 - Felix Mendelssohn & Janet Baker (3:20)
  12. 12 Andres Maienlied ("Die Schwalbe fliegt"), song for voice & piano ("Hexenlied"), Op. 8/8 - Felix Mendelssohn & Janet Baker (2:29)
  13. 13 The Garland (Der Blumenkranz, "By Celia's arbour all the night"), song for voice & piano - Felix Mendelssohn & Janet Baker (2:33)
  14. 14 Es weiß und räth es doch keiner, song for voice & piano, Op. 99/6 - Felix Mendelssohn & Janet Baker (2:26)
  15. 15 Scheidend, song for voice & piano, Op. 9/6 - Felix Mendelssohn & Janet Baker (2:57)
  16. 16 Nachtlied ("Vergangen ist der lichte Tag"), song for voice & piano, Op. 71/6 - Felix Mendelssohn & Janet Baker (4:10)
  17. 17 Im Grünen ("Willkommen im Grünen"), song for voice & piano, Op. 8/11 - Felix Mendelssohn & Janet Baker (2:32)
  18. 18 Frühlingsglaube ("Die linden Lüfte sind erwacht"), song for voice & piano, Op. 9/8 - Felix Mendelssohn & Janet Baker (2:15)
  19. 19 Morgengruß ("Über die Berge steigt"), song for voice & piano, Op. 47/2 - Felix Mendelssohn & Janet Baker (1:56)
  20. 20 Reiselied ("Der Herbstwind"), song for voice & piano, Op. 34/6 - Felix Mendelssohn & Janet Baker (2:25)
  21. 21–28 Frauenliebe und -leben, song cycle for voice & piano, Op. 42 - Robert Schumann & Janet Baker
Disc 10
  1. 1–12 Liederkreis, 12 songs for voice & piano, Op. 39 - Robert Schumann & Janet Baker
  2. 2 Der Nussbaum ("Es grünet ein Nussbaum vor dem Haus"), song for voice & piano (Myrthen), Op. 25/3 - Robert Schumann & Janet Baker (3:02)
  3. 3 Regenlied ("Regentropfen aus den Bäumen"), song for voice & piano, WoO posth. 23 - André Previn & Johannes Brahms (1:45)
  4. 4 Vergebliches Ständchen ("Guten Abend, mein Schatz"), song for voice & piano, Op. 84/4 - André Previn & Johannes Brahms (2:12)
  5. 5 Therese ("Du milchjunger Knabe"), song for voice & piano, Op. 86/1 - André Previn & Johannes Brahms (1:36)
  6. 6 Sapphische Ode ("Rosen brach ich Nachts mir am dunklen Hage"), song for voice & piano, Op. 94/4 - André Previn & Johannes Brahms (3:01)
  7. 7 Der Jäger ("Mein lieb ist ein Jäger"), song for voice & piano, Op. 95/4 - André Previn & Johannes Brahms (1:13)
  8. 8 Wie Melodien zeiht es mir leise durch den Sinn, song for voice & piano, Op. 105/1 - André Previn & Johannes Brahms (2:10)
  9. 9 Auf dem Kirchhofe ("Der Tag ging regenschwer"), song for voice & piano, Op. 105/4 - André Previn & Johannes Brahms (3:06)
  10. 10 Ständchen ("Der Mond steht über dem Berge"), song for voice & piano, Op. 106/1 - André Previn & Johannes Brahms (1:39)
  11. 22–23 Songs (2) for alto, viola & piano, Op. 91 - André Previn & Johannes Brahms (12:16)
  12. 24–27 Vier ernste Gesänge (4), for voice & piano (Four Serious Songs), Op. 121 - André Previn & Johannes Brahms
Disc 11
  1. 1 Die Lorelei (Ich weiss nicht), song for voice & piano, S. 273 (LW N5) - Franz Liszt & Janet Baker (7:30)
  2. 2 S'il est un charmant gazon, song for voice & piano (3 versions), S. 284 (LW N25) - Franz Liszt & Janet Baker (2:32)
  3. 3 Du Bist wie eine Blume, song for voice & piano (3 extant versions), S. 287 (LW N19) - Franz Liszt & Janet Baker (3:29)
  4. 4 Im Rhein, im schönen Strome (I & II), song for voice & piano, S. 272 (LW N3) - Franz Liszt & Janet Baker (3:23)
  5. 5 Über allen gipfeln ist Ruh', song for voice & piano (3 versions), S. 306 (LW N46) - Franz Liszt & Janet Baker (3:14)
  6. 6 Der du von dem Himmel bist, for voice & piano (3 versions), S. 279 (LW N10) - Franz Liszt & Janet Baker (5:11)
  7. 7 Der König von Thule (I & II), song for voice & piano, S. 278 (LW N9) - Franz Liszt & Janet Baker (3:27)
  8. 8 Freudvoll und Leidvoll (1st setting), song for voice & piano (I & II), S. 280 (LW N23/1-2) - Franz Liszt & Janet Baker (2:39)
  9. 9 Die drei Zigeuner (I), song for voice & piano (3 versions), S. 320 (LW N62) - Franz Liszt & Janet Baker (6:45)
  10. 10 Das Veilchen, song for voice & piano (Muttergottes-Sträusslein No. 1), S.316/1 (LW N54/1) - Franz Liszt & Janet Baker (3:17)
  11. 11 Die Vätergruft, song for voice & piano (3 versions), S. 281 (LW N22a) - Franz Liszt & Janet Baker (6:02)
  12. 12 Die Fischertochter, song for voice & piano, S. 325 (LW N65) - Franz Liszt & Janet Baker (5:26)
  13. 13 Nun wandre, Maria, song for voice & piano (Spanisches Liederbuch) - Hugo Wolf & Janet Baker (2:55)
  14. 14 Die ihr schwebet, song for voice & piano (Spanisches Liederbuch) - Hugo Wolf & Janet Baker (2:40)
  15. 15 Ach, des Knaben Augen, song for voice & piano (Spanisches Liederbuch) - Hugo Wolf & Janet Baker (2:15)
  16. 16 Herr, was trägt der Boden hier, song for voice & piano (Spanisches Liederbuch) - Hugo Wolf & Janet Baker (3:32)
Disc 12
  1. 1 Die Nacht ("Aus dem Walde tritt die Nacht"), song for voice & piano, Op. 10/3 (TrV 141/3) - Richard Strauss & Janet Baker (3:10)
  2. 2 Allerseelen ("Stell' auf den Tisch die duftenden Reseden"), song for voice & piano, Op. 10/8 (TrV 141/8) - Richard Strauss & Janet Baker (3:17)
  3. 3 All' mein Gedanken, mein Herz und mein Sinn, song for voice & piano, Op. 21/1 (TrV 160/1) - Richard Strauss & Janet Baker (1:10)
  4. 4 Heimliche Aufforderung ("Auf, hebe die funkelnde Schale empor zum Mund"), song for voice & piano, Op. 27/3 (TrV 170/3) - Richard Strauss & Janet Baker (3:28)
  5. 5 Morgen ("Und morgen wird die Sonne wieder scheinen"), song for voice & piano (or orchestra), Op. 27/4 (TrV 170/4) - Richard Strauss & Janet Baker (4:13)
  6. 6 Befreit ("Du wirst nicht weinen"), song for voice & piano (or orchestra), Op. 39/4 (TrV 189/4) - Richard Strauss & Janet Baker (5:30)
  7. 7 Wiegenlied ("Träume, träume, du mein süsses Leben"), song for voice & piano (or orchestra), Op. 41/1 (TrV 195/1) - Richard Strauss & Janet Baker (5:28)
  8. 8 Ständchen ("Mach' auf, mach' auf, doch leise, mein Kind"), song for voice & piano, Op. 17/2 (TrV 149/2) - Richard Strauss & Janet Baker (2:30)
  9. 9 Gurrelieder, oratorio for 5 soloists, reciter, chorus & orchestra: Part 1. Tauben von Gurre! - Arnold Schoenberg & Janet Baker (12:07)
  10. 10 La Sensitiva, for mezzo-soprano & orchestra, P. 104 - Ottorino Respighi & Janet Baker (30:52)
Disc 13
  1. 1 Alto Rhapsody, for alto, male chorus & orchestra, Op. 53 - Johannes Brahms & Janet Baker (11:44)
  2. 2–6 Wesendonk Lieder, songs (5) for voice & piano (or orchestra), WWV 91 - Richard Wagner & Janet Baker
  3. 3 Liebeshymnus ("Heil jenem Tag"), song for voice & piano (or orchestra), Op. 32/3 (TrV 174/3) - Richard Strauss & Janet Baker (1:59)
  4. 4 Das Rosenband ("Im Frühlingsschatten fand ich sie"), song for voice & piano (or orchestra), Op. 36/1 (TrV 186/1) - Richard Strauss & Janet Baker (3:26)
  5. 5 Ruhe, meine Seele ("Nicht ein Lüftchen regt sich leise"), song for voice & piano (or orchestra), Op. 27/1 (TrV 170/1) - Richard Strauss & Janet Baker (4:26)
  6. 6 Muttertändelei ("Seht mir doch mein schönes Kind"), song for voice & piano (or orchestra), Op. 43/2 (TrV 196/2) - Richard Strauss & Janet Baker (2:11)
  7. 11–15 Sea Pictures, song cycle for alto & orchestra (or piano), Op. 37 - Edward Elgar & Janet Baker
  8. 12 The Dream of Gerontius, oratorio for soloists, chorus & orchestra, Op. 38: Softly and gently - Ambrosian Singers & Janet Baker (6:55)
Disc 14
  1. 1–5 Kindertotenlieder, song cycle for voice & piano (or orchestra) - Gustav Mahler & Janet Baker
  2. 6–10 Rückert Lieder, song collection for voice & piano (or orchestra) - Gustav Mahler & Janet Baker
  3. 11–14 Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen, song cycle for voice & piano (or orchestra) - Gustav Mahler & Janet Baker
  4. 12 Symphony No. 2 in C minor ("Resurrection"): 4. Urlicht. Sehr feierlich, aber schlicht - Gustav Mahler & Janet Baker (5:07)
Disc 15
  1. 1–6 Les Nuits d'été, song cycle for voice & piano (or orchestra), H. 81 (Op. 7) - Hector Berlioz & Janet Baker
  2. 2 La Mort de Cléopâtre, for soprano & orchestra, H.36 - Hector Berlioz & Ambrosian Opera Chorus (20:55)
  3. 3 Les Troyens, opera, H. 133a: Act 5. Scene 2 - Hector Berlioz & Ambrosian Opera Chorus (0:13)
  4. 4 Les Troyens, opera, H. 133a: Act 5. Scene 3 - Hector Berlioz & Ambrosian Opera Chorus (11:04)
Disc 16
  1. 1–3 Shéhérazade, poems (3) for soprano (or tenor) & orchestra (or piano) - Maurice Ravel & Janet Baker
  2. 4–6 Poème de l'amour et de la mer, for voice & orchestra, Op. 19 - André Previn & Ernest Chausson
  3. 5 Phidylé ("L'herbe est molle au sommeil"), song for voice & piano (or orchestra) - André Previn & Henri Duparc (5:58)
  4. 6 La vie antérieure ("J'ai longtemps habité..."), song for voice & piano (or orchestra) - André Previn & Henri Duparc (4:20)
  5. 7 Le manoir de Rosamonde ("De sa dent soudaine et vorace"), song for voice & piano (or orchestra) - André Previn & Henri Duparc (2:41)
  6. 8 Au pays où se fait la guerre, song for voice & piano (or orchestra) - André Previn & Henri Duparc (5:34)
  7. 9 L'invitation au voyage ("Mon enfant, ma soeur"), song for voice & piano (or orchestra) - André Previn & Henri Duparc (4:37)
  8. 10 La Damnation de Faust, for mezzo-soprano, tenor, baritone, bass, chorus and orchestra, ("légende dramatique") H. 111 (Op. 24): Part 4, Scene 15. D'amour l'ardente flame - Hector Berlioz & Janet Baker (7:10)
Disc 17
  1. 1 Au pays où se fait la guerre, song for voice & piano (or orchestra) - Henri Duparc & Janet Baker (5:19)
  2. 2 Phidylé ("L'herbe est molle au sommeil"), song for voice & piano (or orchestra) - Henri Duparc & Janet Baker (5:36)
  3. 3 Mai, song for voice & piano in F Major, Op. 1/2 - Gabriel Fauré & Janet Baker (2:33)
  4. 4 Chanson du pêcheur ("Ma belle amie est morte"), song for voice & piano or orchestra in F minor ("lamento"), Op. 4/1 - Gabriel Fauré & Janet Baker (3:45)
  5. 5 Automne, song for voice & piano in B minor, Op.18/3 - Gabriel Fauré & Janet Baker (2:51)
  6. 6 Notre amour, song for voice & piano, Op. 23/2 - Gabriel Fauré & Janet Baker (1:54)
  7. 7 Fleur Jetée, song for voice & piano in F minor, Op. 39/2 - Gabriel Fauré & Janet Baker (1:35)
  8. 8 Clair de lune, song for voice & piano (or orchestra) in B flat minor, Op. 46/2 - Gabriel Fauré & Janet Baker (3:05)
  9. 9 En sourdine, song for voice & piano (Cinq Mélodies 'de Venise'), Op. 58/2 - Gabriel Fauré & Janet Baker (3:13)
  10. 10 Prison, song for voice & piano in E flat Minor, Op. 83/1 - Gabriel Fauré & Janet Baker (2:19)
  11. 11 Soir, song for voice & piano in D flat major, Op. 83/2 - Gabriel Fauré & Janet Baker (2:12)
  12. 12–14 Chansons de Bilitis (3), song cycle for voice & piano, L. 90 - Claude Debussy & Janet Baker
  13. 15–17 Le promenoir des deux amants, song cycle for voice & piano, L.118 - Claude Debussy & Janet Baker
  14. 16 L'Heure exquise, for voice & piano (No. 5 from Chansons grises) - Reynaldo Hahn & Janet Baker (2:32)
  15. 17 Crépuscule: Comme un rideau sous la blancheur, for voice & piano (from "Mélodies, Vol.1") - Jules Massenet & Janet Baker (2:08)
  16. 18 Mélodies (6), for voice and piano: Villanelle des petits canards - Emmanuel Chabrier & Janet Baker (2:00)
  17. 19 Sérénade, for voice & piano with harmonium or cello ad lib. ("Chantez, riez, dormez") - Charles Gounod & Janet Baker (5:11)
  18. 20 La Belle voyageuse ("Elle s'en va"), song for voice & piano (Neuf Mélodies irlandaises), H. 42a, Op. 2/4 - Hector Berlioz & Janet Baker (4:06)
  19. 21 La Captive for voice & piano (or orchestra), H. 60 (Op. 12) - Hector Berlioz & Janet Baker (8:02)
  20. 22 Zaïde, boléro for voice, castsnets & piano or orchestra (Feuillets d'album), H. 107 (Op. 19/1) - Hector Berlioz & Janet Baker (3:42)
Disc 18
  1. 1 O Mistress Mine, for voice & piano (from English Lyrics, Set 2) - Hubert Parry & Janet Baker (1:26)
  2. 2 La Belle Dame Sans Merci, ballad for voice & piano - Charles Villiers Stanford & Janet Baker (6:10)
  3. 3 Linden Lea, song for voice & orchestra ("In Linden Lea"; "A Dorset Song") - Ralph Vaughan Williams & Janet Baker (2:51)
  4. 4 Love's Philosophy, for voice & piano, Op. 3/1 - Roger Quilter & Janet Baker (1:27)
  5. 5 The Salley Gardens, for voice & piano (from "Songs Sacred and Profane") - John Ireland & Janet Baker (2:17)
  6. 6 The Fields Are Full, for voice & piano - Ivor Gurney & Janet Baker (1:42)
  7. 7 Pretty Ring Time, for voice & piano - Peter Warlock & Janet Baker (1:19)
  8. 8 Corpus Christi Carol, for voice or unison chorus & organ - Benjamin Britten & Janet Baker (2:47)
  9. 9 Comin' Thro' the Rye - Scottish Traditional & Janet Baker (2:34)
  10. 10 Orpheus with His Lute, song for voice & piano (from "Shakespeare Songs (5)") - Arthur Sullivan & Janet Baker (3:29)
  11. 11 O Mistress Mine, for voice & piano (from English Lyrics, Set 2) - Hubert Parry & Janet Baker (1:35)
  12. 12 Bushes and briars, folk song - English Traditional & Janet Baker (2:55)
  13. 13 It was a lover and his lass, for voice & piano, Op. 23/3 - Roger Quilter & Janet Baker (2:53)
  14. 14 The Salley Gardens, for voice & piano (from "Songs Sacred and Profane") - John Ireland & Janet Baker (2:17)
  15. 15 Traditional Songs of France, for voice & piano: Me suis mis en danse - Arnold Bax & Janet Baker (2:00)
  16. 16 Gavotte for voice & piano - Herbert Howells & Janet Baker (3:18)
  17. 17 Let us garlands bring, for voice & piano, Op. 18: No. 5, It was a lover and his lass - Gerald Finzi & Janet Baker (2:53)
  18. 18 Drink to me only with thine eyes, folk song - English Traditional & Janet Baker (2:52)
  19. 19 Spring Symphony, for soprano, alto, tenor, boys' chorus, chorus & orchestra, Op. 44: Out on the lawn I lie in bed - André Previn & Benjamin Britten (6:25)
  20. 20 Troilus and Cressida, opera in 3 acts: Act 2. How can I sleep - William Walton & Janet Baker (1:45)
  21. 21 Troilus and Cressida, opera in 3 acts: Act 2. At the haunted end of the day - William Walton & Janet Baker (2:40)
  22. 22 Troilus and Cressida, opera in 3 acts: Act 3. Diomede!...Father!... - William Walton & Janet Baker (4:23)
Disc 19
  1. 1 Auf Flügeln des Gesanges (On Wings of Song), song for voice & piano, Op. 34/2 - Felix Mendelssohn & Janet Baker (3:17)
  2. 2 Elijah (Elias), oratorio, Op. 70: Woe unto them who forsake Him! - Felix Mendelssohn & Janet Baker (3:12)
  3. 3 Elijah (Elias), oratorio, Op. 70: O rest in the Lord - Felix Mendelssohn & Janet Baker (3:53)
  4. 4–10 Psalm 42 ("As pants the hart"), for soloists, chorus & orchestra in F major, Op. 42 - Felix Mendelssohn & Janet Baker
  5. 5 Infelice, concert aria for soprano & orchestra, Op. 94 - Felix Mendelssohn & Janet Baker
  6. 6 Alto Rhapsody, for alto, male chorus & orchestra, Op. 53 - Johannes Brahms & Janet Baker (13:32)
Disc 20
  1. 1–6 Les Nuits d'été, song cycle for voice & piano (or orchestra), H. 81 (Op. 7) - Hector Berlioz & Janet Baker
  2. 2 Ave Maria, for voice & piano (after Bach's Prelude No. 1 from the Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1) - Charles Gounod & Janet Baker (3:12)
  3. 3 Jerusalem ("And did those feet in ancient time"), for chorus & organ (or orchestra) - George Thalben-Ball & Hubert Parry (2:31)
  4. 4 The Lord is My Shepherd - Samuel Liddle & Janet Baker (4:00)
  5. 5 How Lovely Are Thy Dwellings - Samuel Liddle & Janet Baker (4:09)
  6. 6 God Be in My Head - Henry Walford Davies & Janet Baker (1:25)
  7. 7 The Call ("Come, my way"), song for baritone, chorus (ad lib.) orchestra (or organ) (Mystical Songs No. 4) - Ralph Vaughan Williams & Janet Baker (2:18)
  8. 8 The Holy Child - (Frederick John) Easthope Martin & Janet Baker (3:14)
  9. 9 Bless This House, for chorus & keyboard - May H. Brahe (a.k.a. Stanley Dickson or May H. Mor & Janet Baker (3:16)
  10. 10 Balulalow, for voice & piano - Peter Warlock & Janet Baker (1:45)
  11. 11 A Prayer To Our Lady - Donald Ford & Janet Baker (2:45)
  12. 12 Knight of Bethlehem - D. Thompson & Janet Baker (1:27)
  13. 13 Requiem, for orchestra, organ & chorus; for organ & chorus; for small ensemble, organ & chorus, Op. 9 (3 versions): Pie Jesu - Maurice Duruflé & Janet Baker (3:15)
  14. 14 A Grateful Heart - Mary Plumstead & Janet Baker (1:33)
  15. 15 Close Thine Eyes for voice & piano - Mary Plumstead & Janet Baker (1:45)
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