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Kathleen Ferrier - An Ordinary Diva

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Includes :- -Ferrier Picture Gallery -Original Decca Cover Art -Original Decca Recording Cards -Discography When she died in 1953, English opera singer Kathleen Ferrier was among the classical world's biggest international stars - and so to mark the 50th anniversary of her death came this documentary on her life. When she died in 1953, English opera singer Kathleen Ferrier was among the classical world's biggest international stars - and so to mark the 50th anniversary of her death came this documentary on her life. Previously unseen footage, along with extracts from Ferrier's own letters, give an intimate insight into a woman whose grace on stage was matched by her down-to-earth attitude off it. This acclaimed film is a must for all Kathleen Ferrier lovers. This DVD package includes an exclusive bonus CD, Ferrier Picture Gallery, Decca (Ferrier) Discography, Original Decca Cover Art Gallery & Original Decca Recording Cards. Starring Vivien Parry as Kathleen Ferrier, Patricia Routlegde (reading the letters), Dame Janet Baker, Sir John Barbirolli, Lady Evelyn Barbirolli, Benjamin Britten, and Sir George Christie. Tracks: DVD :- 1. Kathleen Ferrier: An Ordinary Diva 2. Mrs. Wilson 3. Carlisle to Covent Garden in 5 years - a darn industrious diva 4. Yours til Hell Freezes Over 5. Whoopee! 6. Aren't I lucky 7. Hell! Hell! Hell! Extra Features - 1. Ferrier Picture Gallery 2. Decca (Ferrier) Discography 3. Original Decca Cover Art Gallery 4. Original Decca Recording Cards CD :- 1. What is life? (Gluck Orfeo ed Euridice) - London Symphony Orchestra - Sir Malcolm Sargent 2. Che puro ciel (Gluck Orfeo ed Euridice) - Glyndebourne Festival Chorus - Southern Philharmonic Orchestra - Fritz Stiedry 3. Art thou troubled? (Handel Rodelinda) - London Symphony Orchestra - Sir Malcolm Sargent 4. An die Musik (Schubert) - Phllis Spurr piano 5. Der Musensohn (Schubert) - Phyllis Spurr piano 6. Botschaft, op.47 no.1 (Brahms) - Phyllis Spurr piano 7. Come you not from Newcastle (trad. arr. Britten) - Frederick Stone piano 8. The Keel Row (trad. arr. Whittaker) - Phyllis Spurr piano 9. Ma bonny lad (trad. arr. Whittaker) - Phyllis Spurr piano 10. Blow the wind southerly (trad. arr. Whittaker) 11. Down by the Salley Gardens (trad. arr. Hughes) - Phyllis Spurr piano 12. Father of Heaven (Handel Judas Maccabaeus) - London Philharmonic Orchestra - Sir Adrian Boult 13. O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion (Handel Messiah) - London Philharmonic Orchestra - Sir Adrian Boult 14. Have mercy, Lord on me (J.S. Bach St Matthew Passion) - David McCallum solo violin - National Symphony Orchestra - Sir Malcolm Sargent 15. Du bist die Ruh (Schubert) - Bruno Walter piano 16. Speeches - What the Edinburgh Festival has meant to me (Edinburgh live) - 3 Rückert-Lieder (Mahler) 17. Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen 18. Ich atmet' einen linden Duft 19. Um Mitternacht - Wiener Philharmoniker - Bruno Walter
Release date NZ
April 20th, 2006
Movie Format
  • DVD
DVD Region
  • Region 4
Edition
  • Standard Edition
Aspect Ratio
  • 1.33 : 1
Language
English
Supported Audio
  • Dolby Digital Surround 5.1
Genre
  • Musical
UPC
44007430675
Product ID
1517527

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