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The Jessye Norman Collection


Release Date: 10/25/1990 
Label:  Philips   Catalog #: 422893   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Jerome KernGeorge GershwinRichard RodgersCole Porter,   ... 
Performer:  Jessye NormanJohn T. WilliamsDalton BaldwinGeoffrey Parsons,   ... 
Conductor:  John T. WilliamsSir Alexander GibsonWillis PattersonSir Colin Davis,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston PopsRoyal Philharmonic OrchestraAmbrosian Singers,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 6 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Very Warm for May: All the Things You Are by Jerome Kern
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  John T. Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; USA 
Notes: Arranged: Hyman 
2. Goldwyn Follies: Love is here to stay by George Gershwin
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano), John T. Williams (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; USA 
3. Spring is Here: Spring is here by Richard Rodgers
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  John T. Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929; USA 
Notes: Arranged: Reisman 
4. Rosalie: In the still of the night by Cole Porter
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  John T. Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; USA 
Notes: Arranged: Reisman 
5. Spring is Here: With a song in my heart by Richard Rodgers
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  John T. Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929; USA 
Notes: Arranged: Courage 
6. Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6 "Ave Maria" by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Alexander Gibson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Ambrosian Singers
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
7. Amazing Grace by Traditional
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Alexander Gibson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Ambrosian Singers
Notes: Arranged: Hope 
8. Greensleeves by Traditional
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Alexander Gibson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Ambrosian Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Notes: Arranged: Hope 
9. The Holy City by Stephen Adams
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Alexander Gibson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Ambrosian Singers
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1892; England 
10. Panis angelicus by César Franck
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Alexander Gibson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Ambrosian Singers
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
Notes: Arranged: Hope 
11. Messe solennelle de Sainte Cécile: Sanctus by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Alexander Gibson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Ambrosian Singers
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855; France 
12. There's a man goin' `round by Traditional
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Written: USA 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
13. Give me Jesus by Traditional
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Willis Patterson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ambrosian Singers
Notes: Arranged: Willis Patterson
This selection is an ADD recording. 
14. I couldn't hear nobody pray by Traditional
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Willis Patterson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ambrosian Singers
Written: USA 
Notes: Arranged: Willis Patterson
This selection is an ADD recording. 
15. Do Lawd, oh do Lawd by Traditional
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Willis Patterson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ambrosian Singers
Written: USA 
Notes: Arranged: Willis Patterson
This selection is an ADD recording. 
16. Gospel Train by Traditional
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano), Dalton Baldwin (Piano)
Written: USA 
Notes: Arranged: Dalton Baldwin, Jessye Norman and Willis Patterson
This selection is an ADD recording. 
17. He's got the whole world in His hands by Traditional
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano), Geoffrey Parsons (Piano)
Written: USA 
18. Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Porgi, amor, qualche ristoro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
19. Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: E Susanna non vien...Dove sono by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
20. Lieder (8), Op. 10: no 1, Zueignung by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; Germany 
Notes: Orchestrated: Hegel 
21. Ariadne auf Naxos, Op. 60: Es gibt ein Reich by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1911/1916; Germany 
22. Four Last Songs, AV 150: no 1, Frühling by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1948; Germany 
23. Lieder (5), Op. 69: no 5, Schlechtes Wetter by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano), Geoffrey Parsons (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Germany 
24. Dido and Aeneas, Z 626: Thy hand, Belinda...When I am laid in earth by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1689; England 
25. Gretchen am Spinnrade, D 118/Op. 2 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Phillip Moll (Piano), Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1814; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
26. L'invitation au voyage by Henri Duparc
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano), Dalton Baldwin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1870; France 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
27. Je te veux for Piano by Erik Satie
Performer:  Dalton Baldwin (Piano), Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: circa 1900; France 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
28. Léocadia: Les chemins de l'amour by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano), Dalton Baldwin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940; France 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
29. Tristan und Isolde: Mild und leise "Liebestod" by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Germany 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
30. Les nuits d'été, Op. 7: no 2, Le spectre de la rose by Hector Berlioz
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840-1841; France 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 

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