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Maureen Forrester
Sings Mahler And Brahms

Compil. CA 1967 on Heliodor label
Classical (Romantic)

Canadian stereo-remastering compilation of a European-recordings originally released circa 1960: Brahms and Mahler performed by Forrester, Fricsay, and Radio-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin. Mono, 1959: Alt-Rhapsodie Op. 53 / 5 Rückert-Lieder Probable source for Kupper, Reiger and Munich Philharmonic Orchestra performing Grieg, mono, 1956: Lieder Mit Orchester THIS RELEASE: Back Cover indicates "Stereo Transcription Also Playable Mono." Back cover data is minimal. No liner notes or timings. LP Labels state "Made in Canada." Back cover states "Manufactured and Distributed by Polydor Records Canada Limited" Discogs company data for Polydor Record Canada Limited indicates it was established as such in 1967. Underlying recording date (p) 1960 indicated on labels but creation of Polydor Record Canada Limited -- if accurate -- makes 1967 the earliest possible date for THIS release. European release with identical catalog number as "Orchesterlieder." That release errs by identifying Brahms as the composer of Mahler's "Five Rueckert Songs" on Side B. Orchesterlieder Bothe releases make no mention of Grieg or Annelies Kupper on front cover. Grieg repertoire is four of six orchestral songs [from "Peer Gynt"] reworked 1892-1895 as "Seks sanger med orkester," EG 177, [nos. 1-2, 4-5, on texts by Henrik Ibsen and Aasmund Olavsson Vinje].

        
Musicians
PortraitMaureen Forrester voc, 1930-2010 CA
album by, contralto vocals
PortraitRIAS-Kammerchor US
choir
PortraitFerenc Fricsay voc, 1914-1963 HU
conductor
PortraitRadio-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin US
orchestra
PortraitFritz Rieger 1910-1978 DE
conductor
PortraitMünchner Philharmoniker DE
orchestra
PortraitAnnelies Kupper voc, sss, 1906-1987 DE
soprano vocals
Album Tracks
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1Alto Rhapsody, Op. 53Maureen ForresterJohannes Brahms
2Four Of Six Orchestral Songs From "Seks Sanger Med Orkester"Maureen ForresterEdvard Grieg
3Solvejgs SongMaureen Forrester
4Solvejgs LullabyMaureen Forrester
5A SwanMaureen Forrester
6Last SpringMaureen Forrester
7Five Rueckert SongsMaureen ForresterGustav Mahler
8Ich Bin Der Welt Abhanden GekommenMaureen Forrester
9Ich Atmet' Einem Linden DuftMaureen Forrester
10Blicke Mir Nicht In Die LiederMaureen Forrester
11Liebst Du Um SchönheitMaureen Forrester
12Um MitternachtMaureen Forrester
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