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John McCormack [sound recording] : a star ascending : Odeon recordings 1906-1909.

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Author/Creator:
McCormack, John, 1884-1945.
Language:
. Sung in English and Italian.
Publication date:
2014
Publication:
[Swarthmore, Pennsylvania] : Marston, ℗2014
Copyright notice:
©2014
Format:
  • Music - Recording
  • 4 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Note:
Program and biographical notes (67 pages : photographs) laid in container.
Contents:
  • Session 1 : September 1906. A nation once again (3:03) ; God save Ireland / Root (2:59) ; The boys of Wexford / Darley (3:11) ; The croppy boy (2:56) ; The dear little shamrock / Cherry (2:58) ; The snowy breasted pearl (3:04)
  • Session 2 : September 1906. The green isle of Erin / Roeckel (3:05) ; Kathleen Mavourneen / Crouch (3:12) ; Come back to Erin / Claribel (2:58) ; Come back to Erin / Claribel (2:03) ; The dear little shamrock / Cherry (2:04) ; Killarney / Balfe (3:13)
  • Session 3 : February or March 1907. My dark Rosaleen / Needham-Morgan (2:58) ; Savourneen Deelish (3:06) ; Terence's farewell to Kathleen (2:36) ; Oft in the stilly night (3:20)
  • Session 4 : September 1907. Absent / Metcalf (2:09) ; A farewell / Liddle (2:39) ; A farewell / Liddle (2:39) ; Love's golden treasury / Capel (3:18)
  • Session 5 : September 1907. Like stars above / Squire (3:30) ; Cavalleria rusticana. O Lola ch'ai di latti / Mascagni (1:58) ; Pagliacci. Recitar! Mentre preso dal delirio ... Vesti la giubba / Leoncavallo (2:27) ; The awakening of a perfect spring / Simpson (3:35) ; Rigoletto. La donna è mobile / Verdi (2:00)
  • Session 6 : September 1907. Thora / Adams (3:12) ; Tosca. E lucevan le stelle / Puccini (2:30) ; A child's song / Marshall (2:41)
  • Session 7 : November 1907. I sent my love two roses / Simpson (2:37)
  • Session 8 : November 1907. The Lord is my light / Allitsen (3:31) ; Rigoletto. Questa o quella / Verdi (2:02)
  • Session 9 : November 1907. The Bohemian girl. When other lips (Then you'll remember me) / Balfe (3:08)
  • Session 10 : August or September 1908. La Bohème. Che gelida manina / Puccini (4:30) ; Mattinata / Leoncavallo (2:06) ; Carmen. La fleur que tu m'avais jetée / Bizet (3:48) ; I'll sing thee songs of Araby / Clay (3:17) ; Mignon. Elle ne croyait pas / Thomas (4:30) ; Roses / Adams (3:16) ; Pianto del Core / Pinsuti (4:56)
  • Session 11 : October 1908. Has sorrow thy young days shaded (3:31) ; Avenging and bright (3:00) ; The foggy dew (3:06) ; Trottin' to the fair (1:31) ; Maritana. There is a flower that bloometh / Wallace (2:59) ; Songs of the Turkish hills. I know of two bright eyes / Clutsam (2:49)
  • Session 12 : October 1908. Mary of Allendale / Hook (3:06) ; I hear you calling me / Marshall (3:48) ; When shadows gather / Marshall (3:20) ; I hear you calling me / Marshall (4:03)
  • Session 13 : November or December 1908. Lolita (Serenata Espagnol) / Buzzi-Peccia (3:18) ; Parted / Scott (3:12) ; The philosophy of love / Larchet (2:36)
  • Sessino 14 : August 1909. A southern song / Batten (4:11) ; Mountain lovers / Squire (4:07) ; When shadows gather / Squire (3:43) ; Take, oh take those lips away / Bennett (3:00) ; Carmen. La fleur que tu m'avais jetée (Il fior che avevi a me) / Bizet (3:53)
  • Session 15 : September 1909, with orchestra. Lolita (Serenata Espagnol) / Buzzi-Peccia (3:16) ; My dark Rosaleen / Needham-Morgan (3:50) ; La favorita. Spirto gentil / Donizetti (3:37) ; Voi Dormite, Signora! / Tosti (3:29)
  • Session 16 : September 1909. The fairy glen / Marshall (3:20) ; Eileen Aroon (3:20) ; Ideale / Tosti (3:36) ; O lovely night / Ronald (4:03)
  • Session 17 : September 1909. The green isle of Erin / Roeckel (4:06) ; L'ultima canzone / Tosti (2:48) ; My queen / Blumenthal (4:15) ; The last watch / Pinsuti (4:15)
  • Session 18 : September 1909. Oft in the stilly night (2:31) ; The ould plaid shawl (2:45) ; Spanish dollars. The bay of Biscay / Davy (2:15) ; Goodbye, sweetheart, goodbye / Hatton (3:21)
  • Session 19 : September 1909. Aida. Celeste Aida / Verdi (3:40)
  • Alternative takes : recording dates uncertain. Savourneen Deelish (3:19) ; Love's golden treasury / Capel (3:15) ; Rigoletto. La donna è mobile / Verdi (2:42) ; Rigoletto. La donna è mobile / Verdi (2:43) ; Tosca. E lucevan le stelle / Puccini (2:51) ; Rigoletto. Questa o quella / Verdi (2:13) ; La Bohème. Che gelida manina / Puccini (4:23) ; Mattinata / Leoncavallo (2:02)
  • Cylinder recordings, 1906 : Edison Bell Consolidated Phonography Company. Home to Athlone / Greene (2:29) ; Russell Hunting Company. God save Ireland / Root (2:39) ; The boys of Wexford / Darley (2:38) ; A nation once again / Davis (2:41) ; The croppy boy (2:31) ; Come back to Erin / Claribel (2:33) ; The dear little shamrock / Cherry (2:36) ; Come back to Erin / Claribel (2:26) ; The dear little shamrock / Cherry (2:28).
Participant:
John McCormack, tenor.
Event:
CD 1-3, CD 4 tracks 1-13 recorded 14 Hamsell Sreet, London. CD 4 track 14 recorded 39 Charing Cross Road, London. CD 4 tracks 15-22 recorded 81 City Road, London.
Included Work:
Contains (work): Root, George F. (George Frederick), 1820-1895. God save Ireland.
Contains (work): Darley, Arthur Warren, 1873-1929. Boys of Wexford.
Contains (work): Cherry, A. (Andrew), 1762-1812. Dear little shamrock.
Contains (work): Roeckel, Joseph L. Green isle of Erin.
Contains (work): Crouch, F. Nicholls. Kathleen Mavourneen.
Contains (work): Claribel, 1830-1869. Come back to Erin.
Contains (work): Balfe, M. W. (Michael William), 1808-1870. Killarney.
Contains (work): Needham, Alicia Adélaïde, 1875-1945. My dark Rosaleen.
Contains (work): Metcalf, John W., 1856-1926. Absent.
Contains (work): Liddle, Samuel, 1868-1935? Farewell.
Contains (work): Capel, J. M. (John Mais). Love's golden treasury.
Contains (work): Squire, W. H. (William Henry), 1871-1963. Like stars above.
Contains (work): Fraser-Simson, H. (Harold), 1878-1944. Awakening of a perfect spring.
Contains (work): Adams, Stephen, 1844-1913. Thora.
Contains (work): Fraser-Simson, H. (Harold), 1878-1944. I sent my love two roses.
Contains (work): Allitsen, Frances, 1848-1912. Lord is my light.
Contains (work): Leoncavallo, Ruggiero, 1858-1919. Mattinata.
Contains (work): Clay, Frederic, 1838-1889. Lalla Rookh. I'll sing thee songs of Araby.
Contains (work): Adams, Stephen, 1844-1913. Roses.
Contains (work): Pinsuti, Ciro, 1829-1888. Pianto del core.
Contains (work): Wallace, William Vincent, 1812-1865. Maritana. There is a flower that bloometh.
Contains (work): Clutsam, George H., 1866-1951. Songs from the Turkish hills. I know of two bright eyes.
Contains (work): Hook, Mr. (James), 1746-1827. Lucy Gray of Allendale.
Contains (work): Marshall, Charles, 1857-1927. I hear you calling me.
Contains (work): Marshall, Charles, 1857-1927. When shadows gather.
Contains (work): Buzzi-Peccia, Arturo, 1854-1943. Lolita.
Contains (work): Larchet, John F., 1884-1967. Philosophy of love.
Contains (work): Wilson, H. Lane (Henry Lane), 1871-1915. Southern Song.
Contains (work): Squire, W. H. (William Henry), 1871-1963. Mountain lovers.
Contains (work): Squire, W. H. (William Henry), 1871-1963. When shadows gather.
Contains (work): Bennett, Thomas Case Sterndale, 1882-1944. Take, oh take those lips away.
Contains (work): Tosti, F. Paolo (Francesco Paolo), 1846-1916. Voi dormite, signora!
Contains (work): Marshall, Charles, 1857-1927. Fairy glen.
Contains (work): Tosti, F. Paolo (Francesco Paolo), 1846-1916. Ideale.
Contains (work): Ronald, Landon, 1873-1938. Summertime. O lovely night.
Contains (work): Tosti, F. Paolo (Francesco Paolo), 1846-1916. Ultima canzone.
Contains (work): Blumenthal, Jacques. My queen.
Contains (work): Pinsuti, Ciro, 1829-1888. Last watch.
Contains (work): Hatton, John Liptrot, 1809-1886. Good-bye sweetheart, good-bye.
Contains (work): Mascagni, Pietro, 1863-1945. Cavalleria rusticana. Selections.
Contains (work): Leoncavallo, Ruggiero, 1858-1919. Pagliacci. Selections.
Contains (work): Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Rigoletto. Selections.
Contains (work): Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924. Tosca. Selections.
Contains (work): Balfe, M. W. (Michael William), 1808-1870. Bohemian girl. Then you'll remember me.
Contains (work): Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924. Bohème. Selections.
Contains (work): Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875. Carmen. Selections.
Contains (work): Donizetti, Gaetano, 1797-1848. Favorite. Selections.
Contains (work): Davy, John, 1763-1824. Spanish dollars. Bay of Biscay.
Contains (work): Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Aïda. Selections.
Included Work:
Nation once again. Croppy boy. Snowy breasted pearl. Savourneen Deelish. Terence's farewell to Kathleen. Oft in the stilly night. Has sorrow thy young days shaded. Avenging and bright. Foggy dew. Trottin' to the fair. Eileen Aroon. Ould plaid shawl. Child's song. Parted. Home to Athlone.
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Publisher No.:
54005-2 Marston

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