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Schubert: Lieder / Janet Baker


Release Date: 09/10/1996 
Label:  Emi Classics Double Fforte Catalog #: 69389   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Franz Schubert
Performer:  Gerald MooreDame Janet BakerGeoffrey Parsons
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 35 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

In 1971, Janet Baker recorded 30 Schubert lieder which she sang accompanied by Gerald Moore. Ten years later she added a further 12, this time accompanied by Geoffrey Parsons. The songs range from well known to rarely heard and includes many beautiful favorites.

For the budget reissue, EMI priced this collectible set at two CDs for the price of one.
In 1971, Janet Baker recorded 30 Schubert lieder which she sang accompanied by Gerald Moore. Ten years later she added a further 12, this time accompanied by Geoffrey Parsons. The songs range from well known to rarely heard and includes many beautiful favorites.

For the budget reissue, EMI priced this collectible set at two CDs for the price of one. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Gretchen am Spinnrade, D 118/Op. 2 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Gerald Moore (Piano), Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1814; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1970 
Language: German 
2.
Schwestergruss, D 762 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano), Gerald Moore (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1822; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1970 
Language: German 
3.
Schlummerlied, D 527 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano), Gerald Moore (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1970 
Language: German 
4.
An die untergehende Sonne, D 457/Op. 44 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Gerald Moore (Piano), Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816-1817; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1970 
Language: German 
5.
Mignon, D 321 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Gerald Moore (Piano), Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1815; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1970 
Language: German 
6.
Bertas Lied in der Nacht, D 653 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano), Gerald Moore (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1819; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1970 
Language: German 
7.
Herrn Josef Spaun, Assessor in Linz, D 749 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Gerald Moore (Piano), Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1822; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1970 
Language: German 
8.
Ellens Gesang I, D 837/Op. 52 no 1 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano), Gerald Moore (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1970 
Language: German 
9.
Ellens Gesang II, D 838/Op. 52 no 2 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano), Gerald Moore (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1970 
Language: German 
10.
Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6 "Ave Maria" by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Gerald Moore (Piano), Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1970 
Language: German 
11.
Claudine von Villa Bella, D 239: Hin und wieder fliegen... by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano), Gerald Moore (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1815; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1970 
Language: German 
12.
Claudine von Villa Bella, D 239: Liebe schwärmt by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano), Gerald Moore (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1815; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1970 
Language: German 
13.
An die Nachtigall, D 497/Op. 98 no 1 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano), Gerald Moore (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1970 
Language: German 
14.
Wiegenlied, D 498/Op. 98 no 2 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano), Gerald Moore (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1970 
Language: German 
15.
Scenes (2) from "Lacrimas", D 857/Op. 124: no 1, Lied der Delphine by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano), Gerald Moore (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1970 
Language: German 
16.
Wiegenlied, D 867/Op. 105 no 2 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano), Gerald Moore (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1826; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1970 
Language: German 
17.
Refrainlieder (4), D 866/Op. 95: no 3, Die Männer sind méchant by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano), Gerald Moore (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1970 
Language: German 
18.
Iphigenia, D 573/Op. 98 no 3 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano), Gerald Moore (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1970 
Language: German 
19.
Das Mädchen, D 652 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Gerald Moore (Piano), Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1819; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1970 
Language: German 
20.
Die junge Nonne, D 828/Op. 43 no 1 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano), Gerald Moore (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1970 
Language: German 
21.
Am Grabe Anselmos, D 504/Op. 6 no 3 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Gerald Moore (Piano), Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1970 
Language: German 
22.
Abendstern, D 806 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano), Gerald Moore (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1824; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1970 
Language: German 
23.
Die Götter Griechenlands, D 677 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano), Gerald Moore (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1819; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1970 
Language: German 
24.
Der Gondelfahrer, D 808 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Gerald Moore (Piano), Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1824; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1970 
Language: German 
25.
Auflösung, D 807 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano), Gerald Moore (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1824; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1970 
Language: German 
26.
Die Forelle, D 550 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano), Geoffrey Parsons (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1980 
Language: German 
27.
Rastlose Liebe, D 138/Op 51 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Geoffrey Parsons (Piano), Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1815/1821; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1980 
Language: German 
28.
Auf dem Wasser zu singen, D 774/Op. 72 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano), Geoffrey Parsons (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1823; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1980 
Language: German 
29.
Der Tod und das Mädchen, D 531/Op. 7 no 3 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano), Geoffrey Parsons (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1980 
Language: German 
30.
An die Musik, D 547 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Geoffrey Parsons (Piano), Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1980 
Language: German 
31.
Frühlingsglaube, D 686/Op. 20 no 2 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Geoffrey Parsons (Piano), Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1820; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1980 
Language: German 
32.
Der Musensohn, D 764/Op. 92 no 1 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano), Geoffrey Parsons (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1822; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1980 
Language: German 
33.
An Sylvia, D 891/Op. 106 no 4 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano), Geoffrey Parsons (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1980 
Language: German 
34.
Litanei auf das Fest Aller Seelen, D 343 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano), Geoffrey Parsons (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1980 
Language: German 
35.
Nacht und Träume, D 827 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano), Geoffrey Parsons (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1823; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1980 
Language: German 
36.
Du bist die Ruh, D 776/Op. 59 no 3 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano), Geoffrey Parsons (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1823; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1980 
Language: German 
37.
Gesänge (4) aus Wilhelm Meister, D 877/Op. 62: no 2, Heiss mich nicht reden by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Gerald Moore (Piano), Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1970 
Language: German 
38.
Gesänge (4) aus Wilhelm Meister, D 877/Op. 62: no 3, So lasst mich scheinen by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano), Gerald Moore (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1970 
Language: German 
39.
Gesänge (4) aus Wilhelm Meister, D 877/Op. 62: no 4, Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano), Gerald Moore (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1970 
Language: German 
40.
Heidenröslein, D 257/Op. 3 no 3 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano), Geoffrey Parsons (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1815; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1980 
Language: German 
41.
Suleika no 1, D 720 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano), Gerald Moore (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1821; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1970 
Language: German 
42.
Suleika no 2, D 717/Op. 31 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano), Gerald Moore (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1821; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1970 
Language: German 

Sound Samples

Gretchen am Spinnrade, D.118
Suleika I D720
Suleika II D717
Schwestergruss D762 (1971 Digital Remaster): Schwestergruss D762
Schlummerlied D527 (1971 Digital Remaster): Schlummerlied D527
An die untergehende Sonne D457 (1971 Digital Remaster): An die untergehende Sonne D457
Mignon I (Heiss' mich nicht reden) D 877 No. 2
Mignon II (So lasst mich scheinen) D 877 No. 3
Migon III (Nur wer die Sehsucht kennt) D877 No. 4
Mignon (Kennst du das Land) D321 (1971 Digital Remaster): Mignon (Kennst du das Land) D321
Bertha' s Leid in der Nacht D653
Herrn Josef Spaun D749
Ellens Gesang I (Raste Kriege) D837 (1971 Digital Remaster): Ellens Gesang I (Raste Kriege) D837
Ellens Gesand II (Jäger, ruhe von der Jagd) D838 (1971 Digital Remaster): Ellens Gesand II (Jäger, ruhe von der Jagd) D838
Ellens Gesang III - Ave Maria, D.839 (1996 Digital Remaster): Ellens Gesang III - Ave Maria, D.839
Hin und wieder D239 No. 3 (from 'Claudine von Villa Bella')
Liebe Schwärmt D239 No. 6 (from 'Claudine von Villa Bella')
An die Nachtigall D497 (1996 Digital Remaster): An die Nachtigall D497
Wiegenlied "Schlafe, schlafe" D.498: Schubert: Wiegenlied "Schlafe, schlafe" D.498
Delphine D857
Wiegenlied D867 (1971 Digital Remaster): Wiegenlied D867
Die Manner sind méchant D866 No. 3
Iphigenia D573
Das Mädchen D652
Die Junge Nonne D828 (1971 Digital Remaster): Die Junge Nonne D828
Am Grabe Anselmos D304
Abendstern D806
Die Götter Griechenlands D677
Gondelfahrer D808
Auflösung D807
Die Forelle, D.550 (1996 Digital Remaster): Die Forelle, D.550
Rastlose Liebe D138 (1981 Digital Remaster): Rastlose Liebe D138
Auf dem Wasser zu singen D774 (1996 Digital Remaster): Auf dem Wasser zu singen D774
Der Tod und das Mädchen D531
An die Musik, D.547 (1996 Digital Remaster): An die Musik, D.547
Frühlingsglaube D686 (1981 Digital Remaster): Frühlingsglaube D686
Der Musensohn D764 (1981 Digital Remaster): Der Musensohn D764
An Sylvia, D.891
Litanei auf das Fest Allerseelen D343 (1981 Digital Remaster): Litanei auf das Fest Allerseelen D343
Heidenröslein, D.257 (1996 Digital Remaster): Heidenröslein, D.257
Nacht und Träume, D.827
Du bist die Ruh, D.776 (1996 Digital Remaster): Du bist die Ruh, D.776

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