The Very Best of Janet Baker

By Dame Janet Baker/Various

2002 • 35 songs

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    Bach: Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248, Pt. 1: Cantata for the First Day of Christmas, No. 4 Aria "Bereite dich, Zion, mit zärtlichen Trieben" (Alto) - Dame Janet Baker/Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields/Sir Neville Marriner, Sir Neville Marriner, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
    5:080:30
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    12:390:30
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    Mendelssohn: Elijah, Op. 70, Pt. 2: No. 31, Aria, "O rest in the Lord" (The Angel) - Dame Gwyneth Jones/New Philharmonia Orchestra/Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, New Philharmonia Orchestra
    3:420:30
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    11:490:30
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    Mahler: 5 Rückert-Lieder: IV. Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen (Äusserst langsam und zurückhaltend) - Dame Janet Baker/Hallé Orchestra/Sir John Barbirolli
    6:560:30
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    Duparc: L’Invitation au voyage: "Mon enfant, ma soeur, songe à la douceur" (Presque lent) - Dame Janet Baker/London Symphony Orchestra/André Previn, André Previn, London Symphony Orchestra
    4:370:30
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    Duruflé: Requiem, Op. 9: V. Pie Jesu, "Pie Jesu Domine" - Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Philip Ledger
    3:230:30
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    Elgar: Sea Pictures, Op. 37: I. Sea Slumber-Song, "Sea-birds are asleep" (Andantino) - Dame Janet Baker/London Symphony Orchestra/Sir John Barbirolli, Sir John Barbirolli, London Symphony Orchestra
    5:010:30
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    Elgar: Sea Pictures, Op. 37: II. In Haven (Capri), "Closely let me hold thy hand" (Allegretto) - Dame Janet Baker/London Symphony Orchestra/Sir John Barbirolli, Sir John Barbirolli, London Symphony Orchestra
    2:060:30
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    Elgar: Sea Pictures, Op. 37: III. Sabbath Morning at Sea, "The ship went on with solemn face" (Moderato) - Dame Janet Baker/London Symphony Orchestra/Sir John Barbirolli, Sir John Barbirolli, London Symphony Orchestra
    6:200:30
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    Elgar: Sea Pictures, Op. 37: IV. Where Corals Lie, "The deeps have music" (Allegretto ma non troppo) - Dame Janet Baker/London Symphony Orchestra/Sir John Barbirolli, Sir John Barbirolli, London Symphony Orchestra
    4:110:30
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    Elgar: Sea Pictures, Op. 37: V. The Swimmer, "With short, sharp violent lights" (Allegro molto) - Dame Janet Baker/London Symphony Orchestra/Sir John Barbirolli, Sir John Barbirolli, London Symphony Orchestra
    6:100:30
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    Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38, Part 2: No. 13, "Softly and gently, dearly-ransomed soul" (Angel, Angelicals, Souls) - Sir John Barbirolli/Dame Janet Baker, Sir John Barbirolli, Hallé
    6:520:30
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    Vaughan Williams: Linden Lea - A Dorset Song: "Within the woodlands, flow'ry gladed" (Andante con moto) - Dame Janet Baker/Gerald Moore
    2:510:30
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    Britten: Corpus Christi Carol (Arr. for High Voice of the 5th Variation from "A Boy Was Born", Op. 3) - Dame Janet Baker/Gerald Moore
    2:460:30
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    Warlock: Pretty Ring Time: "It was a lover and his lass" - Dame Janet Baker/Gerald Moore
    1:260:30
  4. 4.
    Fauré: 2 Songs, Op. 83: No. 1, Prison, "Le ciel est, par-dessus le toit" (Quasi adagio) - Dame Janet Baker/Gerald Moore
    2:190:30
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    Fauré: 2 Songs, Op. 83: No. 2, Soir, "Quand la nuit verse sa tristesse au firmament" (Andante) - Dame Janet Baker/Gerald Moore
    2:120:30
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    Fauré: 2 Songs, Op. 46: No. 2, Clair de lune, "Votre âme est un paysage choisi" (Andantino quasi allegretto) - Dame Janet Baker/Gerald Moore
    3:090:30
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    Schubert: Ave Maria, D. 839, "Ellens Gesang III": "Ave Maria, Jungfrau mild!" (Sehr langsam) - Dame Janet Baker
    6:430:30
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    Schubert: Gretchen am Spinnrade, D. 118: "Meine Ruh' ist hin" (Nicht zu geschwind) - Dame Janet Baker
    3:400:30
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    Schubert: Wiegenlied, D. 498: "Schlafe, schlafe"(Langsam) - Dame Janet Baker
    2:580:30
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    Schubert: Die Forelle, D. 550: "In einem Bächlein helle" (Etwas lebhaft) - Dame Janet Baker/Geoffrey Parsons
    2:000:30
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    Schubert: Auf dem Wasser zu singen, D. 774: "Mitten im Schimmer der spiegelnden Wellen" (Mässig geschwind) - Dame Janet Baker/Geoffrey Parsons
    3:170:30
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    Schubert: An die Musik, D. 547: "Du holde Kunst" (Mässig) - Dame Janet Baker/Geoffrey Parsons
    2:470:30
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    Schubert: An Sylvia, D. 891: "Was ist Sylvia, saget an" (Mässig) - Dame Janet Baker/Geoffrey Parsons
    2:550:30
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    Schubert: Nacht und Träume, D. 827: "Heilige Nacht, du sinkest nieder" (Sehr langsam) - Dame Janet Baker/Geoffrey Parsons
    4:340:30
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    Schubert: Heidenröslein, D. 257: "Sah ein Knab' ein Röslein stehn" (Lieblich) - Dame Janet Baker/Geoffrey Parsons
    1:500:30
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    Schubert: Du bist die Ruh, D. 776: "Du bist die Ruh" (Langsam) - Dame Janet Baker/Geoffrey Parsons
    4:340:30
  17. 17.
    Mendelssohn: 6 Gesänge, Op. 34: No. 2, Auf Flügeln des Gesanges (Andante tranquillo) - Dame Janet Baker/Geoffrey Parsons
    3:150:30

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