Kathleen Ferrier

    Kathleen Ferrier

    • Kathleen Ferrier
    Kathleen Ferrier

    Kathleen Ferrier

    • Kathleen Ferrier

    Kathleen Ferrier

    Latest Release

    Kathleen Ferrier, Contralto, Vol. 3

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    Blow the Wind SoutherlyKathleen Ferrier
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    Kindertotenlieder (Rückert) (1998 Remastered Version): Nun will die Sonn' so hell aufgeh'nKathleen Ferrier
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    Um MitternachtKathleen Ferrier
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    Ich atmet' einen linden DuftKathleen Ferrier
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    Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommenKathleen Ferrier

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        Although her career was tragically short, Kathleen Ferrier was among the most famous English singers of the twentieth century. Her contralto voice -- a rarity in itself -- was characterized by a firm, warm tone that found its expressive niche in the great works of oratorio and art song, as well as in her two operatic roles (only two!): Lucretia in Britten's The Rape of Lucretia and Orfeo in Gluck's Orfeo ed Euridice. Born in Lancashire on April 22, 1912, Ferrier studied the pia... Read more

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