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Janet Baker - Mahler's Songs of Youth flac mp3
Performer:
Janet Baker
Album:
Mahler's Songs of Youth
Style:
Vocal Music
Date of release:
1985
Duration:
57:31
FLAC vers. size:
1769 mb
MP3 vers. size:
1907 mb
WMA vers. size:
1898 mb
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Rating:
4.4 ★
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234

Mahler's Songs of Youth. Mahler's Songs of Youth. Im Lenz, song for tenor & piano (No. 1 of 3 Songs). Aus der Jugendzeit (Lieder und Gesänge), songs (14) for voice & piano (or orchestra) in 3 volumes. 5. Frühlingsmorgen (Spring Morning). 6. Ich ging mit Lust durch einein grünen Wald (I walked with joy through a verdant wood). 7. Starke Einbildungskraft (Vivid Imagination).

Mezzo-soprano Vocals – Dame Janet Baker. Piano – Geoffrey Parsons (2). Producer – Martin Compton. Recorded on 24,25 February 1983 contains 16p booklet.

Best Classical Vocal Soloist Performance. Mahler's Songs Of Youth (Album). 20th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1977). See All Awards for This Year. Best Classical Vocal Soloist Performance. 19th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1976).

Mahler: Songs of Youth. Janet Baker seems particularly attuned to songs where desolation verges on something like religious feeling, and the distinctive grave beauty of her voice is the perfect instrument for them. For example, her singing of the odd-numbered songs in "Das Lied von der Erde" evince the same qualities. Barbirolli is finely attuned to this spirit too, and he clearly loved working with Baker - see their Berlioz "Nuits D'Ete" as well. These recordings of three of Mahler's song cycles are radiant examples of Baker at her peak. Accompanied by Sir John Barbirolli conducting the Halle Orchestra, this is Mahler 'as good as it gets'. Baker makes the 'Kindertotenlieder' as poignant as any singer ever has.

Faultless interpretations of these small jewels from the master's workshop. Some of these very early songs have also been orchestrated by, among others, Harold Byrns and Luciano Berio. The Wayfarer songs are buoyant and ripe with the rapture of youth that founders on the ultimate disappointment of frustrated love. The "Kindertotenlieder" touch the depths of noble despair with Barbirolli's complete understanding of both the music and his soloist's needs unforgettable. The Ruckert Lieder then bring an intimacy and personal involvement no Mahler collection can afford to be without.

Mahler’s Songs of Youth. Mahler; Dame Janet Baker, Geoffrey Parsons. Le songe d'une nuit d'été. Felix Mendelssohn; Heather Harper, Dame Janet Baker. Mahler; Jessye Norman, Janet Baker, James King, Hermann Prey, John ShirleyQuirk, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Bernard Haitink. Johann Sebastian Bach; Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Philip Ledger, Elly Ameling, Dietrich FischerDieskau, Janet Baker, Robert Tear, King’s College Choir, Cambridge.

Composed By – Gustav Mahler Conductor – Sir John Barbirolli Engineer – Allen Stagg, Stuart Eltham Orchestra – The New Philharmonia Orchestra Symphony. Gustav Mahler Symphony No. 2 "Resurrection" ~ III.

Gustav Mahler's life and music explained by Leonard Bernstein. The recordings with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra were made in Tel Aviv, those with the London Symphony Orchestra in the Cathedral of Ely and those with the Wiener Philharmoniker in the Grosser Musikvereinssaal in Vienna, in which Gustav Mahler himself conducted

Dame Janet Abbott Baker CH DBE FRSA (born 21 August 1933) is an English mezzo-soprano best known as an opera, concert, and lieder singer. She was particularly closely associated with baroque and early Italian opera and the works of Benjamin Britten. During her career, which spanned the 1950s to the 1980s, she was considered an outstanding singing actress and widely admired for her dramatic intensity, perhaps best represented in her famous portrayal as Dido, the tragic heroine of Berlioz's magnum opus, Les Troyens

Track List

Title/Composer Performer Time
Aus der Jugendzeit (Lieder und Gesänge), songs (14) for voice & piano (or orchestra) in 3 volumes
1 Hans und Grete Janet Baker 2:24
2 Winterlied, song for tenor & piano (No. 2 of 3 Songs) Janet Baker 3:25
3 Im Lenz, song for tenor & piano (No. 1 of 3 Songs) Janet Baker 2:26
Aus der Jugendzeit (Lieder und Gesänge), songs (14) for voice & piano (or orchestra) in 3 volumes
4 Serenade Janet Baker 1:31
5 Frühlingsmorgen (Spring Morning) Janet Baker 2:14
6 Ich ging mit Lust durch einein grünen Wald (I walked with joy through a verdant wood) Janet Baker 4:08
7 Starke Einbildungskraft (Vivid Imagination) Janet Baker 1:09
8 Erinnerung (Recollection) Janet Baker 2:33
9 Selbstegefühl (Self Confidence) Janet Baker 1:39
10 Nicht wiedersehen! (Never to meet again) Janet Baker 4:32
11 Um schlimme Kinder artig zu machen (To make naughty children good) Janet Baker 1:51
12 Aus! Aus! (Over! Over) Janet Baker 2:29
13 Zu Strassburg auf der Schanz' (On the battlements at Strassburg) Janet Baker 3:45
14 Scheiden und Meiden (Parting and Absence) Janet Baker 2:33
15 Phantasie (Fantasy) Janet Baker 2:24
16 Ablösung im Sommer (Relief in Summer) Janet Baker 1:33
Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen, song cycle for voice & piano (or orchestra)
17 I. Wenn mein Schatz Hochzeit macht Janet Baker 4:19
18 II. Ging heut morgen über's Feld Janet Baker 4:42
19 III. Ich hab' ein glühend Messer Janet Baker 3:04
20 IV. Die zwei blauen Augen von meinem Schatz Janet Baker 4:50

Credits

Janet Baker - Mezzo-Soprano (Vocal), Primary Artist
Paul Banks - Liner Notes, Text Translation
Martin Compton - Producer
Anthony Howell - Engineer
Richard Leander - Text
Gustav Mahler - Text
Tirso de Molina - Text
Geoffrey Parsons - Piano
Edward Perry - Executive Producer
Terry Shannon - Design