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Folk Songs of the World / Berberian, Lester


Release Date: 04/08/2016 
Label:  Swr Music   Catalog #: 19010   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Béla BartókAaron CoplandIsaac Taylor HeadlandTraditional,   ... 
Performer:  Harold Lester
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 46 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This new release is an eclectic collection of 22 folk songs from all over the world. Cathy Berberian performs these works exceptionally well, performing in 17 different languages. Pianist Harold Lester accompanies Berberian on this recording. This new release is an eclectic collection of 22 folk songs from all over the world. Cathy Berberian performs these works exceptionally well, performing in 17 different languages. Pianist Harold Lester accompanies Berberian on this recording. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Ablakomba, Ablakomba, for voice & piano (Hungarian Folksongs Vol. 1/6), Sz. 33/6, BB 42/6 by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Harold Lester (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1906; Hungary 
Length: 1 Minutes 15 Secs. 
2.
Not Far From Here is Kis Margitta, for voice & piano (Hungarian Folksongs Vol. 1/9), Sz. 33/9, BB 42 by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Harold Lester (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1906; Hungary 
Length: 2 Minutes 5 Secs. 
3.
Old American Songs, Set 1: I bought me a cat by Aaron Copland
Performer:  Harold Lester (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; USA 
Length: 1 Minutes 55 Secs. 
4.
Of what Use is a Girl ('E keep a dog to watch the house), song for voice & piano (from "Chinese Moth by Isaac Taylor Headland
Performer:  Harold Lester (Piano)
Period: Post-Romantic 
Length: 0 Minutes 55 Secs. 
5.
Pikkulinnun ylistys (The Little Bird's Praise) by Traditional
Performer:  Harold Lester (Piano)
Length: 1 Minutes 48 Secs. 
6.
Lepi Juro, song by Croatian Traditional
Performer:  Harold Lester (Piano)
Length: 1 Minutes 9 Secs. 
7.
Di-li-do, song by Traditional
Performer:  Harold Lester (Piano)
Length: 0 Minutes 57 Secs. 
8.
Romania, song by Aron Lebedeff
Performer:  Harold Lester (Piano)
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
9.
O No, John!, folk song by Traditional
Performer:  Harold Lester (Piano)
Length: 1 Minutes 49 Secs. 
10.
Dve gitary za stenoj (Two Guitars Are Sadly Playing), folk song by Traditional
Performer:  Harold Lester (Piano)
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
11.
Wo Luzern uf Weggis zue by Anonymous
Performer:  Harold Lester (Piano)
Length: 1 Minutes 17 Secs. 
12.
El vito by Traditional
Performer:  Harold Lester (Piano)
Length: 1 Minutes 48 Secs. 
13.
Ar hyd y nos ("What avails thy plaintive crying"), folk song for 2 voices, violin & keyboard, H. 31 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Harold Lester (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1803 
Length: 2 Minutes 31 Secs. 
14.
Da brava, Catina, folk song for voice & piano trio, WoO 158a/23 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Harold Lester (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: circa 1818 
Length: 1 Minutes 30 Secs. 
15.
Die Bergblume by Traditional
Performer:  Harold Lester (Piano)
Length: 2 Minutes 55 Secs. 
16.
Kerinoto purvo libe, song for voice & piano by Pancho Vladigerov
Performer:  Harold Lester (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Length: 2 Minutes 8 Secs. 
17.
Serestas (14) for Voice and Piano, W 216: no 10, Desejo by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer:  Harold Lester (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923-1943; Brazil 
Length: 1 Minutes 0 Secs. 
18.
Serestas (14) for Voice and Piano, W 216: no 8, Cançao do carreiro by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer:  Harold Lester (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923-1943; Brazil 
Length: 4 Minutes 29 Secs. 
19.
Old Jerusalem, for voice & piano by Julius Chajes
Performer:  Harold Lester (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Length: 4 Minutes 7 Secs. 
20.
L'Enigme éternelle, song for voice & piano (Mélodie hébraďque No. 2) by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Harold Lester (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1914 
Length: 1 Minutes 27 Secs. 
21.
Songs, Op. 58: 1. Lecioly zórazie (Die Kraniche flogen) by Karol Szymanowski
Performer:  Harold Lester (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1930-1932 
Length: 1 Minutes 59 Secs. 
22.
Im Yerki (Mein Lied), song for voice & piano by Kurken M. Alemshah
Performer:  Harold Lester (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Length: 2 Minutes 54 Secs. 

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