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Florence Foster Jenkins- The Glory Of The Human Voice


Release Date: 04/14/1992 
Label:  Rca Victor Gold Seal Catalog #: 61175   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus MozartAnatole LiadovCosme McMoonLéo Delibes,   ... 
Performer:  Florence Foster JenkinsCosme McMoonThomas BurnsJenny Williams
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 53 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes biassy. Soloists: Florence Foster Jenkins, Cosme McMoon. Includes biassy. Soloists: Florence Foster Jenkins, Cosme McMoon. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Die Zauberflöte, K 620: Der Hölle Rache by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Florence Foster Jenkins (Soprano), Cosme McMoon (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 37 Secs. 
2.
Musical snuffbox, Op. 32 by Anatole Liadov
Performer:  Florence Foster Jenkins (Soprano), Cosme McMoon (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1893; Russia 
Length: 2 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: English version by Adele Epstein. 
3.
Like a Bird by Cosme McMoon
Performer:  Florence Foster Jenkins (Soprano), Cosme McMoon (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 1 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: English 
4.
Lakmé: Où va la jeune indoue? "Bell Song" by Léo Delibes
Performer:  Florence Foster Jenkins (Soprano), Cosme McMoon (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 39 Secs. 
5.
Serenata Mexicano by Cosme McMoon
Performer:  Florence Foster Jenkins (Soprano), Cosme McMoon (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 2 Minutes 10 Secs. 
6.
Die Fledermaus: Ach, meine Herr'n... Mein Herr Marquis by Johann Strauss Jr.
Performer:  Cosme McMoon (Piano), Florence Foster Jenkins (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: English version by Lorraine Noel Finley. 
7.
Faust: Avant de quitter ces lieux by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Thomas Burns (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Language: English 
8.
Faust: Ah! je ris de me voir si belle "Jewel Song" by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Jenny Williams (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Length: 6 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: English 
9.
Faust: Salut! demeure chaste et pure by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Thomas Burns (Baritone), Jenny Williams (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: English 
10.
Faust: Mon coeur est pénétré...Alerte!...Anges purs... by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Thomas Burns (Baritone), Jenny Williams (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Length: 10 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: The trio is sung as a duet. 
11.
La perle du Brésil: Charmant oiseau "Couplets de Mysoli" by Félicien César David
Performer:  Cosme McMoon (Piano), Florence Foster Jenkins (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Paris, France 

Sound Samples

Der Hölle Rache
The Musical Snuff-Box
Like a Bird
Où va la jeune Hindoue?
Serenata mexicano
Charmant oiseau
Biassy
Adele's Laughing Song
Valentine's Aria (Ere I leave my native land)
Jewel Song (O heavenly jewels)
Salut, demeure chaste et pure (Emotions strange)
Final Trio (sung as a duet) (My heart is overcome with terror)

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  1 Customer Review )
 a unique and amazing recording July 25, 2012 By K. Krueger (Evergreen Park, IL) See All My Reviews "Some of the performances on this disk may simply take your breath away, but I dare not guess whether you will consider that a good or ill thing. Florence Foster Jenkins is an artist not for the faint of heart! *** stars because this recording is so unique it defies further comment " Report Abuse
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