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Author Catley, Gwen, 1910-1996- Performer.

Title Favourite coloratura arias and songs [sound recording].

Imprint Harrow, Middlesex, England : Dutton, 1997


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    B CATL FCA C22CD    Available
Description 1 sound disc : digital, mono. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series The HMV treasury
Note Sung in English, except track 11 in Italian.
Compact disc.
Biographical notes on the singer in English (4 p. : ports.) inserted in container.
Contents Lullaby / Flies (attrib: Mozart) -- My mother bids me bind my hair / Haydn -- Lass with the delicate air / Arne -- Seraglio. I was heedless in my rapture / Mozart -- Barber of Seville. There's a voice within my heart / Rossini -- Traviata. 'Tis wondrous...What folly! / Verdi -- Lakmé. Bell song / Delibes -- Romeo & Juliet. Waltz song / Gounod -- Mignon. Behold, Titania! / Thomas -- Fair maid of perth. Sweet echo / Bizet -- Dinorah. Ombra leggiera / Meyerbeer -- Tales of Hoffman. Doll's song / Offenbach -- Fledermaus. Laughing song / J. Strauss II -- Voices of spring / J. Strauss II -- Pretty mocking bird ; Lo, here the gentle lark / Bishop -- Pastorella / Rossini -- Nightingale and rose / Saint-Saëns -- Virgin's slumber song / Reger.
Performer Gwen Catley, Soprano ; with various orchestras and conductors ; with Gerald Moore, piano (tracks 1, 3, 15, and 19).
Event Recorded between March, 1941, and Sept., 1951.
Added Author Flies, Bernhard. Wiegenlied. English.
Haydn, Joseph, 1732-1809. My mother bids me bind my hair. English.
Arne, Michael, 1741?-1786. Lass with the delicate air. English.
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791. Entfürung aus dem Serail. Ach ich liebte. English.
Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868. Barbiere di Siviglia. Voce poca fa. English.
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Traviata. Ah, fors' è lui che l'anima. English.
Delibes, Léo, 1836-1891. Lakmé. Où va la jeune Indoue? English.
Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893. Roméo et Juliette. Je veux vivre. English.
Thomas, Ambroise, 1811-1896. Mignon. Je suis Titania. English.
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875. Jolie fille de Perth. Echo, viens sur l'air enbaumé. English.
Meyerbeer, Giacomo, 1791-1864. Dinorah. Ombra leggera. Italian.
Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880. Contes d'Hoffmann. Oiseaux dans la charmille. English.
Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899. Fledermaus. Mein Herr Marquis. English.
Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899. Frühlingsstimmen; arr. English.
Bishop, Henry R. (Henry Rowley), Sir, 1786-1855. Pretty mocking bird. English.
Bishop, Henry R. (Henry Rowley), Sir, 1786-1855. Lo, here the gentle lark. English.
Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868. Pastorella. English.
Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921. Parysatis. Rossignol et la rose. English.
Reger, Max, 1873-1916. Maria Wiegenlied. English.
Music No. CDLX 7022 Dutton

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