In Memoriam Kathleen Ferrier (1912-1953) - Mahler, Bach, Handel, Gluck et al. / Kathleen Ferrier, soprano
1 CD / Tahra / 2012-07-10Works: Gustav Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde; Johann Sebastian Bach: Passion selon Saint Mattheiu; George Frederick Handel: Semele; Atalanta; Christoph Willibald Gluck: Orphée et Eurydice; Spoken Word: ...
Performers: Favaretto, Giorgio
Conductors: Walter, Bruno; Karajan, Herbert v.
Why does Kathleen Ferrier, whose career lasted barely a dozen years, remain fixed in the public memory? Her voice, completely devoid of artifice, always expressed...continue...
6 CD / Tahra / 2011-07-12Works: Gustav Mahler: Symphony no 1 in D major "Titan"; Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor; Symphony no 7 in E minor
Conductors: Scherchen, Hermann
Ensemble: ; Vienna Opera Orchestra
In his day, Hermann Scherchen was considered a pioneer of avant-garde music. However, he also regularly interpreted the works of Bach, Schoenberg and especially Mahler....continue...
Recording information: Londres (09/1953); Vienne (09/1953); Londres (09/1954); Vienne (09/1954)....continue...
1 CD / Tahra / 2008-07-08Works: Gustav Mahler: Kindertotenlieder, song cycle for voice & piano (or orchestra); Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
Performers: Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich [Baritone Vocal]
Conductors: Schmidt-Isserstedt, Hans; Ackermann, Otto
Ensemble: Cologne Radio Symphony Orchestra; Northwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra
German baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (b. 1925) is uncontested as the finest Lieder singer of his generation. He is lionized for his interpretations, his vocal shading...continue...