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Sacred Songs And Ballads Of Yesteryear

Sacred Songs & Ballads Of Yesteryear / Various
Release Date: 08/16/2011 
Label:  Griffin   Catalog #: 4073   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Stuart HamblenArthur SullivanCharles GounodCésar Franck,   ... 
Performer:  Josef LockeOscar NatzkaMario LanzaJoan Hammond,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Glasgow Orpheus ChoirParis Choir Of The Metropolitan Russian Church
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

A collector's selection of essential songs and their legendary singers. The most famous and beloved names in voice deliver twenty-one favorites of sacred and devotional songs. Sterling performances by Mario Lanza, Paul Robeson, Marian Anderson, Joan Hammond, Kathleen Ferrier, Peter Dawson, Nelson Eddy, Joan Baez, and many more. A collector's selection of essential songs and their legendary singers. The most famous and beloved names in voice deliver twenty-one favorites of sacred and devotional songs. Sterling performances by Mario Lanza, Paul Robeson, Marian Anderson, Joan Hammond, Kathleen Ferrier, Peter Dawson, Nelson Eddy, Joan Baez, and many more. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
It Is No Secret by Stuart Hamblen
Performer:  Josef Locke (Voice)
2.
The Lost Chord by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Oscar Natzka (Voice)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; England 
3.
Ave Maria by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Mario Lanza (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
4.
Panis angelicus by César Franck
Performer:  Joan Hammond (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
5.
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Glasgow Orpheus Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
6.
Jerusalem by Charles Hubert Parry
Performer:  Paul Robeson (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1916; England 
7.
Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6 "Ave Maria" by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Marian Anderson (Alto)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
8.
Bless this house by May Brahe
Performer:  Peter Dawson (Bass Baritone)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
9.
The Rosary by Ethelbert Nevin
Performer:  Nelson Eddy (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1898; USA 
10.
Elijah, Op. 70: O rest in the Lord by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Kathleen Ferrier (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Germany 
11.
Goin' Home by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Lawrence Tibbett (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1922; USA 
12.
How Lovely Are Thy Dwellings by David Liddle
Performer:  Richard Crooks (Tenor)
13.
"God keep you" is my prayer by Lillian Ray
Performer:  John McCormack (Tenor)
14.
O Holy One by Traditional
Performer:  Richard Tauber (Tenor)
15.
The Lord's my shepherd by J. Seymour Irvine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Glasgow Orpheus Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1860; Scotland 
16.
In a Monastery Garden by Albert William Ketèlbey
Performer:  Peter Dawson (Bass Baritone)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915; England 
17.
Student Prince: I'll walk with God [written for the film version] by Nicholas Brodszky
Performer:  Mario Lanza (Tenor)
Period: Modern 
Written: United States of Ame 
18.
The Creed, for chorus by Alexander Grechaninov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paris Choir Of The Metropolitan Russian Church
19.
Deep river by Traditional
Performer:  Miriam Andersen (Alto)
Written: USA 
20.
Swing Low Sweet Chariot by Traditional
Performer:  Paul Robeson (Bass)
21.
All my trials by Traditional
Performer:  Joan Baez (Voice)

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