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Softly Awakes My Heart / Marian Anderson


Release Date: 03/19/2002 
Label:  Naxos Nostalgia Catalog #: 8120566   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Giuseppe VerdiCamille Saint-SaënsJules MassenetTraditional,   ... 
Performer:  Marian AndersonLawrence BrownKosti VehanenMarion Anderson,   ... 
Conductor:  Lawrence CollingwoodRosario Bourdon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 6 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Don Carlos: O don fatale by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Marian Anderson (Alto)
Conductor:  Lawrence Collingwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Date of Recording: 09/17/1928 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
2. Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Amour, viens aider ma faiblesse by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Marian Anderson (Alto)
Conductor:  Lawrence Collingwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
Date of Recording: 09/17/1928 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection begins with "Tonight seeking hither my presence..." 
3. Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Marian Anderson (Alto)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
Date of Recording: 09/04/1930 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Language: English 
4. Le Cid: Pleurez, mes yeux! by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Marian Anderson (Alto)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; France 
Date of Recording: 11/12/1944 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: French 
5. Deep river by Traditional
Performer:  Marian Anderson (Alto)
Conductor:  Rosario Bourdon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1924 
Venue:  Camden, New Jersey 
Length: 3 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Henry Thacker Burleigh 
6. My Way is Cloudy by Traditional
Performer:  Marian Anderson (Alto)
Conductor:  Rosario Bourdon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Date of Recording: 1924 
Venue:  Camden, New Jersey 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Henry Thacker Burleigh 
7. Oh, wasn't dat a wide ribber by Traditional
Performer:  Marian Anderson (Alto), Lawrence Brown (Piano)
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 09/1930 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Henry Thacker Burleigh 
8. Caro mio ben by Tommaso Giordani
Performer:  Marian Anderson (Alto)
Conductor:  Lawrence Collingwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Date of Recording: 09/11/1930 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This song was more likely composed by Giuseppe Giordani. 
9. Messiah, HWV 56: He was despised and rejected by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Marian Anderson (Alto)
Conductor:  Lawrence Collingwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Date of Recording: 09/11/1930 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: English 
10. Te Deum in D major, HWV 283 "Dettingen": Dignare by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Marian Anderson (Alto), Kosti Vehanen (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1743; London, England 
Date of Recording: 04/04/1936 
Venue:  Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
11. Schwanengesang, D 957: no 5, Aufenthalt by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Marian Anderson (Alto), Kosti Vehanen (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 01/1936 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: German 
12. Der Tod und das Mädchen, D 531/Op. 7 no 3 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Marian Anderson (Alto), Kosti Vehanen (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 04/1936 
Venue:  Paris, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Language: German 
13. Läksin minä keysayonä kaymään by Traditional
Performer:  Marian Anderson (Alto), Kosti Vehanen (Piano)
Date of Recording: 04/1936 
Venue:  Paris, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: Finnish 
Notes: Arranged: Selim Palmgren
This selection shares track and timing with "Tuku, tuku Lampiatani." 
14. Tuku, tuku Lampaitani by Traditional
Performer:  Kosti Vehanen (Piano), Marian Anderson (Alto)
Date of Recording: 04/1936 
Venue:  Paris, France 
Language: Finnish 
Notes: This selection shares track and timing with "Läksin minä keysayonä kaymään."
Arranged: Kosti Vehanen 
15. Songs (6), Op. 36: no 4, Sigh, sedges, sigh by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Marion Anderson (Alto), Kosti Vehanen (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; Finland 
Date of Recording: 03/1936 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: Swedish 
16. My soul's been anchored in the Lord by Traditional
Performer:  Kosti Vehanen (Piano), Marian Anderson (Alto)
Date of Recording: 03/1936 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Price 
17. Let us break bread together by Traditional
Performer:  Franz Rupp (Piano), Marian Anderson (Alto)
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 07/1941 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Lawrence 
18. Trampin' by Traditional
Performer:  Lawrence Brown (Piano), Marian Anderson (Alto)
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 09/1930 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Boatner 
19. Lord, I can't stay away by Traditional
Performer:  Marian Anderson (Alto), Kosti Vehanen (Piano)
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 01/1936 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 4 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection shares track and timing with "Heav'n, heav'n."
Arranged: Henry Thacker Burleigh 
20. Heav'n, heav'n by Traditional
Performer:  Kosti Vehanen (Piano), Marian Anderson (Alto)
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 01/1936 
Venue:  New York City 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection shares track and timing with "Lord, I can't stay."
Arranged: Hayes 
21. I don't feel noways tired by Traditional
Performer:  Marian Anderson (Alto), Kosti Vehanen (Piano)
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 11/1938 
Venue:  Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Henry Thacker Burleigh 

Sound Samples

Don Carlo: O don fatale (s, Act 4)
Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Tonight Seeking Hither My Presence...O Love, From Thy Power (Samson and Delilah, Act 2)
Samson et Delilah: Softly Awakes My Heart (Samson and Delilah, Act 2)
Pleurez mes yeux (Le Cid)
Deep River
My Way's Cloudy
Oh Wasn't Dat a Wide Ribber
Caro mio ben
Messiah, HWV 56: He Was Despised
Signore, O Domine (Te Deum)
Schwanengesang, D. 957: No.5. Aufenthalt
Der Tod und das Madchen, Op. 7, No. 3, D. 531: Der Tod und das Madchen, D. 531
Laksin Mina - Tuku, Tuku: Läksin mina - Tuku, Tuku
6 Songs, Op. 36: Sav, sav, susa (Reed, reed, rustle), Op. 36, No. 4
My Soul's Been Anchored in the Lord
Let Us Break Bread Together: Let us Break Bread Together
Trampin'
Lord, I Can't Stay - Heaven, Heaven
I Don't Feel No Ways Tired

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