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Original Masters - Grace Bumbry - Early Recordings


Release Date: 02/08/2005 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 4775250   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  George Frideric HandelChristoph W. GluckPietro MascagniGeorges Bizet,   ... 
Performer:  Grace BumbryGeorge MalcolmWolfgang WindgassenErik Werba,   ... 
Conductor:  Maurice AbravanelSir Adrian BoultJános KulkaLorin Maazel,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Utah Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony Chorus,   ... 
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 3 Hours 57 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Grace Bumbry was the Verdi mezzo of choice in the early 1960s. She also lent her honey and chocolate toned voice to Lieder, and Brahms and Schubert both respond to her intensely dramatic style.

-- Christopher Cook, BBC Music Magazine
Grace Bumbry was the Verdi mezzo of choice in the early 1960s. She also lent her honey and chocolate toned voice to Lieder, and Brahms and Schubert both respond to her intensely dramatic style.

-- Christopher Cook, BBC Music Magazine Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63: Father of Heaven! by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Maurice Abravanel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Utah Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1747; London, England 
Venue:  Assembly Hall, Salt Lake City, Utah 
Length: 6 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Assembly Hall, Salt Lake City, Utah (12/08/1958 - 12/13/1958) 
2.
Israel in Egypt, HWV 54: Their land brought forth frogs by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Maurice Abravanel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Utah Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1739; London, England 
Venue:  Assembly Hall, Salt Lake City, Utah 
Length: 2 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Assembly Hall, Salt Lake City, Utah (12/09/1957 - 12/14/1957) 
3.
Messiah, HWV 56: Behold a Virgin shall conceive by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano), George Malcolm (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  London Symphony Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Date of Recording: 08/1961 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 7 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Messiah, HWV 56: O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion." 
4.
Messiah, HWV 56: He was despised and rejected by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano), George Malcolm (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Date of Recording: 08/1961 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 12 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
5.
Orfeo ed Euridice: Che farò senza Euridice? by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  János Kulka
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem 
Length: 3 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem (06/13/1962 - 06/15/1962) 
6.
Orfeo ed Euridice: Che puro ciel! by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  János Kulka
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem 
Length: 5 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem (06/13/1962 - 06/15/1962) 
7.
Cavalleria Rusticana: Voi lo sapete, o Mamma by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  János Kulka
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Italy 
Venue:  Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem (06/13/1962 - 06/15/1962) 
8.
Carmen: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle "Habañera" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  János Kulka
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Written: 1873-1874 
Venue:  Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem 
Length: 4 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem (06/13/1962 - 06/15/1962)
Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
9.
Carmen: Près des ramparts de Seville "Seguidilla" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  János Kulka
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Venue:  Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem 
Length: 1 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem (06/13/1962 - 06/15/1962)
Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
10.
Carmen: En vain pour éviter les réponses amères "Card Aria" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  János Kulka
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Venue:  Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem 
Length: 3 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem (06/13/1962 - 06/15/1962) 
11.
Sapho: O ma lyre immortelle by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  János Kulka
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; France 
Venue:  Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem 
Length: 5 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem (06/13/1962 - 06/15/1962) 
12.
Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  János Kulka
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
Venue:  Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem 
Length: 5 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem (06/13/1962 - 06/15/1962) 
13.
Maid of Orleans: Adieu, forêts by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  János Kulka
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878-1879; Russia 
Venue:  Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem 
Length: 6 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection begins with "Oui, Dieu le veut!..."
Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem (06/13/1962 - 06/15/1962) 
14.
El amor brujo: Canción del amor dolorido "Love's Sorrow" by Manuel de Falla
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1915; Spain 
Venue:  Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem 
Length: 1 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: Spanish 
Notes: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem (06/02/1965 - 06/05/1965) 
15.
El amor brujo: Canción de fuego fatuo "Song of the will-o'-the-wisp" by Manuel de Falla
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1915; Spain 
Venue:  Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem 
Length: 1 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: Spanish 
Notes: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem (06/02/1965 - 06/05/1965) 
16.
El amor brujo: Danza del juego del amor by Manuel de Falla
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1915; Spain 
Venue:  Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Spanish 
Notes: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem (06/02/1965 - 06/05/1965) 
17.
El amor brujo: Las campanas del amanecer "Bells of Morning" by Manuel de Falla
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1915; Spain 
Venue:  Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem 
Length: 1 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: Spanish 
Notes: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem (06/02/1965 - 06/05/1965) 
18.
Un ballo in maschera: Re dell' abisso, affrettati by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  János Kulka
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Italy 
Venue:  Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem 
Length: 4 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem (06/13/1962 - 06/15/1962) 
19.
Don Carlos: O don fatale by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  János Kulka
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Venue:  Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem 
Length: 4 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin-Dahlem (06/13/1962 - 06/15/1962) 
20.
Don Carlos: Tu, che la vanitá conoscesti del mondo by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Hans Löwlein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Deutsche Oper Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867/1884; Italy 
Venue:  UFA-Studio, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 10 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: UFA-Studio, Berlin, Germany (04/05/1965 - 04/09/1965) 
21.
Il trovatore: Stride la vampa! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Hans Löwlein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Deutsche Oper Orchestra
Venue:  UFA-Studio, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: UFA-Studio, Berlin, Germany (04/05/1965 - 04/09/1965) 
22.
Il trovatore: Condotta ell' era in ceppi by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Hans Löwlein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Deutsche Oper Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Venue:  UFA-Studio, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: UFA-Studio, Berlin, Germany (04/05/1965 - 04/09/1965) 
23.
Aida: Ritorna vincitor! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Hans Löwlein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Deutsche Oper Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Venue:  UFA-Studio, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 6 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: UFA-Studio, Berlin, Germany (04/05/1965 - 04/09/1965) 
24.
Macbeth: Vieni, t'affretta! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Hans Löwlein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Deutsche Oper Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847/1865; Italy 
Venue:  UFA-Studio, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 7 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Nel dì della vittoria..."
UFA-Studio, Berlin, Germany (04/05/1965 - 04/09/1965) 
25.
Macbeth: La luce langue by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Hans Löwlein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Deutsche Oper Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Venue:  UFA-Studio, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: UFA-Studio, Berlin, Germany (04/05/1965 - 04/09/1965)
Composition written: Italy (1847).
Composition revised: Italy (1865). 
26.
Macbeth: Una macchia è qui tuttora "Sleepwalking Scene" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Hans Löwlein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Deutsche Oper Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847/1865; Italy 
Venue:  UFA-Studio, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 10 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: UFA-Studio, Berlin, Germany (04/05/1965 - 04/09/1965) 
27.
Tannhäuser: Geliebter, komm! Sieh dort die Grotte by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Wolfgang Sawallisch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bayreuth Festival Orchestra,  Bayreuth Festival Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845/1861; Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/1962 
Venue:  Live  Bayreuth, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
28.
Tannhäuser: Stets soll nur dir mein Lied ertönen by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Wolfgang Windgassen (Tenor)
Conductor:  Wolfgang Sawallisch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bayreuth Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845/1861; Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/1962 
Venue:  Live  Bayreuth, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
29.
Songs (5), Op. 105: no 1, Wie Melodien zieht es mir by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Erik Werba (Piano), Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Austria 
Venue:  Studio Lankwitz, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Studio Lankwitz, Berlin, Germany (05/25/1962 - 05/27/1962) 
30.
Songs (5), Op. 94: no 4, Sapphische Ode by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano), Erik Werba (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883-1884; Austria 
Venue:  Studio Lankwitz, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Studio Lankwitz, Berlin, Germany (05/25/1962 - 05/27/1962) 
31.
Poems (5), Op. 19: no 5, An eine Äolsharfe by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano), Sebastian Peschko (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1858; Germany 
Venue:  Jesus-Christus-Church, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Jesus-Christus-Church, Berlin, Germany (09/14/1963 - 09/18/1963) 
32.
Songs (5), Op. 72: no 3, O kühler Wald by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano), Sebastian Peschko (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; Austria 
Venue:  Jesus-Christus-Church, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Jesus-Christus-Church, Berlin, Germany (09/14/1963 - 09/18/1963) 
33.
Songs (5), Op. 72: no 1, Alte Liebe by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Sebastian Peschko (Piano), Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Austria 
Venue:  Jesus-Christus-Church, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Jesus-Christus-Church, Berlin, Germany (09/14/1963 - 09/18/1963) 
34.
Songs (6), Op. 97: no 6, Trennung by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Sebastian Peschko (Piano), Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884-1885; Austria 
Venue:  Jesus-Christus-Church, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Jesus-Christus-Church, Berlin, Germany (09/14/1963 - 09/18/1963) 
35.
An die Musik, D 547 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Erik Werba (Piano), Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Studio Lankwitz, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Studio Lankwitz, Berlin, Germany (05/25/1962 - 05/27/1962) 
36.
Die junge Nonne, D 828/Op. 43 no 1 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Erik Werba (Piano), Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Studio Lankwitz, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Studio Lankwitz, Berlin, Germany (05/25/1962 - 05/27/1962) 
37.
Litanei auf das Fest Aller Seelen, D 343 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano), Erik Werba (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Studio Lankwitz, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Studio Lankwitz, Berlin, Germany (05/25/1962 - 05/27/1962) 
38.
Rastlose Liebe, D 138/Op 51 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano), Erik Werba (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1815/1821; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Studio Lankwitz, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Studio Lankwitz, Berlin, Germany (05/25/1962 - 05/27/1962) 
39.
Schwanengesang, D 957: no 13, Der Doppelgänger by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano), Erik Werba (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Studio Lankwitz, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Studio Lankwitz, Berlin, Germany (05/25/1962 - 05/27/1962) 
40.
Fahrt zum Hades, D 526 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano), Sebastian Peschko (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Jesus-Christus-Church, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Jesus-Christus-Church, Berlin, Germany (09/14/1963 - 09/18/1963) 
41.
Der Wanderer, D 493/Op. 4 no 1 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano), Sebastian Peschko (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Jesus-Christus-Church, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Jesus-Christus-Church, Berlin, Germany (09/14/1963 - 09/18/1963) 
42.
Nacht und Träume, D 827 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano), Sebastian Peschko (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1823; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Jesus-Christus-Church, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Jesus-Christus-Church, Berlin, Germany (09/14/1963 - 09/18/1963) 
43.
Auflösung, D 807 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Sebastian Peschko (Piano), Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1824; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Jesus-Christus-Church, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Jesus-Christus-Church, Berlin, Germany (09/14/1963 - 09/18/1963) 
44.
Die Forelle, D 550 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano), Sebastian Peschko (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Jesus-Christus-Church, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Jesus-Christus-Church, Berlin, Germany (09/14/1963 - 09/18/1963) 
45.
Songs (4), Op. 96: no 1, Der Tod, das ist die kühle Nacht by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Erik Werba (Piano), Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884; Austria 
Venue:  Studio Lankwitz, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Studio Lankwitz, Berlin, Germany (05/25/1962 - 05/27/1962) 
46.
Romances and Songs (5), Op. 84: no 4, Vergebliches Ständchen by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Erik Werba (Piano), Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1877-79; Austria 
Venue:  Studio Lankwitz, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Studio Lankwitz, Berlin, Germany (05/25/1962 - 05/27/1962) 
47.
Es muss ein Wunderbares sein, S 314 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano), Erik Werba (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857; Weimar, Germany 
Venue:  Studio Lankwitz, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Studio Lankwitz, Berlin, Germany (05/25/1962 - 05/27/1962) 
48.
Mörike Lieder: no 46, Gesang Weylas by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Erik Werba (Piano), Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Studio Lankwitz, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Studio Lankwitz, Berlin, Germany (05/25/1962 - 05/27/1962) 
49.
Mörike Lieder: no 25, Schlafendes Jesuskind by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Erik Werba (Piano), Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Studio Lankwitz, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Studio Lankwitz, Berlin, Germany (05/25/1962 - 05/27/1962) 
50.
Goethe Lieder: no 29, Anakreons Grab by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano), Erik Werba (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Studio Lankwitz, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Studio Lankwitz, Berlin, Germany (05/25/1962 - 05/27/1962) 
51.
Mörike Lieder: no 12, Verborgenheit by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Erik Werba (Piano), Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Studio Lankwitz, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Studio Lankwitz, Berlin, Germany (05/25/1962 - 05/27/1962) 
52.
Lieder (8), Op. 10: no 1, Zueignung by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Erik Werba (Piano), Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; Germany 
Venue:  Studio Lankwitz, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Studio Lankwitz, Berlin, Germany (05/25/1962 - 05/27/1962) 
53.
Lieder (8), Op. 10: no 4, Die Georgine by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Erik Werba (Piano), Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; Germany 
Venue:  Studio Lankwitz, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Studio Lankwitz, Berlin, Germany (05/25/1962 - 05/27/1962) 
54.
Lieder (5), Op. 32: no 2, Sehnsucht by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Erik Werba (Piano), Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Venue:  Studio Lankwitz, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Studio Lankwitz, Berlin, Germany (05/25/1962 - 05/27/1962) 
55.
Lieder (6), Op. 17: no 2, Ständchen by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Erik Werba (Piano), Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885-1887; Germany 
Venue:  Studio Lankwitz, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Studio Lankwitz, Berlin, Germany (05/25/1962 - 05/27/1962) 
56.
Israel in Egypt, HWV 54: Thou shalt bring them in by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Maurice Abravanel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Utah Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1739; London, England 
Venue:  Assembly Hall, Salt Lake City, Utah 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Assembly Hall, Salt Lake City, Utah (12/09/1957 - 12/14/1957)
Composition written: London, England (1739).
Composition revised: London, England (1756). 
57.
Tannhäuser: Zieh hin, Wahnsinniger, zieh hin! by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano), Wolfgang Windgassen (Tenor)
Conductor:  Wolfgang Sawallisch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bayreuth Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/1962 
Venue:  Live  Bayreuth, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Composition written: Germany (1845).
Composition revised: Germany (1861). 
58.
Zigeunerlieder, Op. 103: no 1, He, Zigeuner, greife by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano), Sebastian Peschko (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887-1888; Austria 
Venue:  Jesus-Christus-Church, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Version: 1888
Jesus-Christus-Church, Berlin, Germany (09/14/1963 - 09/18/1963) 
59.
Zigeunerlieder, Op. 103: no 2, Hochgetürmte Rimaflut by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Sebastian Peschko (Piano), Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887-1888; Austria 
Venue:  Jesus-Christus-Church, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Version: 1888
Jesus-Christus-Church, Berlin, Germany (09/14/1963 - 09/18/1963) 
60.
Zigeunerlieder, Op. 103: no 3, Wisst ihr, wann mein Kindchen by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Sebastian Peschko (Piano), Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887-1888; Austria 
Venue:  Jesus-Christus-Church, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Version: 1888
Jesus-Christus-Church, Berlin, Germany (09/14/1963 - 09/18/1963) 
61.
Zigeunerlieder, Op. 103: no 4, Lieber Gott, du weisst by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Sebastian Peschko (Piano), Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887-1888; Austria 
Venue:  Jesus-Christus-Church, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Version: 1888
Jesus-Christus-Church, Berlin, Germany (09/14/1963 - 09/18/1963) 
62.
Zigeunerlieder, Op. 103: no 5, Brauner Bursche führt zum Tanz by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Sebastian Peschko (Piano), Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887-1888; Austria 
Venue:  Jesus-Christus-Church, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Version: 1888
Jesus-Christus-Church, Berlin, Germany (09/14/1963 - 09/18/1963) 
63.
Zigeunerlieder, Op. 103: no 6, Röslein dreie in der Reihe by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Sebastian Peschko (Piano), Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887-1888; Austria 
Venue:  Jesus-Christus-Church, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Version: 1888
Jesus-Christus-Church, Berlin, Germany (09/14/1963 - 09/18/1963) 
64.
Zigeunerlieder, Op. 103: no 7, Kommt dir manchmal by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano), Sebastian Peschko (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887-1888; Austria 
Venue:  Jesus-Christus-Church, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Version: 1888
Jesus-Christus-Church, Berlin, Germany (09/14/1963 - 09/18/1963) 
65.
Zigeunerlieder, Op. 103: no 11, Rote Abendwolken ziehn by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano), Sebastian Peschko (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887-1888; Austria 
Venue:  Jesus-Christus-Church, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Version: 1888
Jesus-Christus-Church, Berlin, Germany (09/14/1963 - 09/18/1963) 
66.
Messiah, HWV 56: O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano), George Malcolm (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  London Symphony Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Date of Recording: 08/1961 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 7 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Messiah, HWV 56: Behold a Virgin shall conceive." 

Sound Samples

Judas Maccabaeus HWV 63 / Part 3: 53. Aria: "Father of Heav'n! from Thy eternal throne"
Israel in Egypt / Exodus: 17. Their land brought forth frogs
Israel in Egypt / Moses' Song: 43. Thou shalt bring them in
Messiah - Complete version with original instrumentation.Ed.Julian Herbage (1904-1976) / Part 1: 7. Recit: Behold, a Virgin shall conceive 8. Aria:O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion 9. Coro
Messiah - Complete version with original instrumentation.Ed.Julian Herbage (1904-1976) / Part 2: 21. Air: He was despised
Orfeo ed Euridice (Orphée et Eurydice) / Act 3: Aria: "Che farò senza Euridice?"
Orfeo ed Euridice (Orphée et Eurydice) / Act 2: Arioso: "Che puro ciel, che chiaro sol"
Cavalleria rusticana - original version: "Voi lo sapete, o mama" (Romanza)
Carmen / Act 1: "L'amour est un oiseau rebelle" (Havanaise)
Carmen / Act 1: "Près des remparts de Séville"
Carmen / Act 3: En vain pour éviter les réponses amères
Sapho - opera in 3 Acts / Act 3: O ma lyre immortelle
Samson et Dalila / Act 2: "Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix"
The Maid of Orléans - original version "Die Jungfrau von Orleans" / Act 1: Oui, Dieu de vent! Adieu, forets
El amor brujo: Canción del amor dolido
El amor brujo: Canción del fuego fátuo
El amor brujo: Danza del juego de amor
El amor brujo: Final. Las campanas del amanecer
Un ballo in maschera - Original Version / Act 1: Re dell'abisso affrettati
Don Carlo / Act 4: "O don fatale"
Don Carlo / Act 5: "Tu che le vanità"
Il Trovatore / Act 2: "Stride la vampa!"
Il Trovatore / Act 2: "Condotta ell'era in ceppi"
Aida / Act 1: Ritorna vincitor!
Macbeth / Act 1: Scena e Cavatina: "Nel dì della vittoria io le incontrai"
Macbeth / Act 2: Aria: "La luce langue"
Macbeth / Act 3: Una macchia è qui tutt'ora
Tannhäuser / Act 1: "Geliebter, komm! Sieh dort die Grotte!"
Tannhäuser / Act 1: "Stets soll nur dir mein Lied ertönen!"
Tannhäuser / Act 1: "Zieh hin, Wahnsinniger, zieh hin!"
Wie Melodien zieht es mir, Op.105, No.1
Sapphische Ode, Op.94, No.4
Fünf Gedichte op.19: 5. An eine Äolsharfe
Fünf Gesänge op.72: 3. O kühler Wald
Fünf Gesänge op.72: 1. Alte Liebe
Acht Lieder und Romanzen op.14: 5. Trennung

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