Dame Janet Baker

The Great EMI Recordings - English Songs: Dowland, Purcell, Arne, Parry, Stanford, Walton, Britten

Dame Janet Baker

44 SONGS • 2 HOURS AND 9 MINUTES • JUN 28 2013

1
The Firste Booke of Songes, 1597: No. 17, Come Again, Sweet Love doth Now Invite
02:29
2
The Third and Fourth Booke of Ayres, 1617: No. 14, Neuer loue vnlesse you can
01:10
3
The Third and Fourth Booke of Ayres, 1617: No. 1, Oft have I sigh'd for him that hears me not
02:36
4
The Third and Fourth Booke of Ayres, 1617: No. 7, If thou long'st so much to learn
01:52
5
The Third and Fourth Booke of Ayres, 1617: No. 25, Fain would I wed a fair young man
01:18
6
Sleep, Adam, Sleep and Take Thy Rest, Z. 195
01:54
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8
My lovely Celia: "My lovely Celia, heav'nly fair"
02:25
9
Tell me, lovely shepherd (Arr. Poston)
02:10
10
Where the bee sucks (from "Nine Shakespeare Songs by Thomas Augustine Arne, 1763")
01:51
11
Select Ayres and Dialogues, 1669, Book 3: No. 29, A Dialogue Upon a Kisse, "Among thy fancies tell me this … I shall resolve you"
03:32
12
A Dialogue between Charon and Philomel: "Charon! O gentle Charon! … What voice so sweet" (Philomel, Charon)
04:20
13
A Dialogue between Daphne and Strephon: "Come, my Daphne … 'Tis Strephon calls" (Strephon, Daphne)
01:51
14
15
16
Come Ye Sons of Art, Z. 323 "Ode for Queen Mary's Birthday": No. 3, Duet. "Sound the Trumpet" (Arr. for Two Voices and Piano)
01:50
17
Pausanias, Z. 585: No. 2, Song. "My Dearest, My Fairest" (Arr. for Two Voices and Piano)
03:05
18
The Maid's Last Prayer, Z. 601: No. 2, Song. "No, Resistance Is but Vain" (Arr. for Two Voices and Piano)
07:15
19
King Arthur, Z. 628, Act II: Duet. "Shepherd, Shepherd, Leave Decoying" (Arr. for Two Voices and Piano)
01:08
20
English Lyrics, Set No. 2: No. 1, O Mistress Mine, "O mistress mine, where are you roaming?" (Allegretto)
01:31
21
English Lyrics, Set No. 5: No. 2, Proud Maisie, "Proud Maisie is in the wood" (Allegretto)
01:48
22
La Belle dame sans merci: "O what can ail thee, knight-at-arms"
06:11
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24
3 Songs, Op. 3: No. 1, Love's Philosophy, "The fountains mingle with the river" (Very quick and passionate)
01:28
25
Songs Sacred and Profane: No. 4, The Salley Gardens, "Down by the Salley Gardens" (At speaking pace)
02:20
26
The Fields Are Full: "The fields are full of summer still"
01:45
27
Pretty Ring Time: "It was a lover and his lass"
01:23
28
Rest: "On me to rest, my bird my bird"
02:16
29
Corpus Christi Carol (From A Boy Was Born, Op. 3)
02:56
30
Comin' Thro' the Rye (Children's Song, Arr. Robert Burns)
02:46
31
5 Shakespeare Songs: No. 1, Orpheus, "Orpheus with his lute made trees" (Allegro moderato)
03:39
32
English Lyrics, Set No. 2: No. 1, O Mistress Mine, "O mistress mine, where are you roaming?" (Allegretto)
01:34
33
Bushes and Briars (Voice and Piano Version)
02:56
34
5 Shakespeare Songs, Set No. 2, Op. 23: III. It was a lover and his lass (Allegretto moderato)
02:37
35
Songs Sacred and Profane: No. 4, The Salley Gardens, "Down by the Salley Gardens" (At speaking pace)
02:17
36
Irish Country Songs, Volume I: No. 7, I know where I'm goin' (Moderato)
02:25
37
5 Traditional Songs of France: III. Me soui mesocu danso, "Me suis mis en danse" (after Traditional from Quercy)
02:01
38
Gavotte: "Memories long in music sleeping"
03:19
39
Let Us Garlands Bring, on Poems by Shakespeare, Op. 18: V. It was a lover and his lass
02:53
40
Drink to Me only with Thine Eyes (Arr. Ronald Kinloch Anderson)
02:57
41
Spring Symphony, Op. 44, Pt. 2: VIII. Out on the Lawn I Lie in Bed
06:30
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43
Troilus and Cressida, Act 2 Scene 1: "At the haunted end of the day" (Cressida)
02:41
44
Troilus and Cressida, Act 3 Final Scene: "Diomede!... Father!... Pandarus!" (Cressida)
04:24
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