Jack Body  

Jack Body

Songs of Death and Desire

Dramatic and passionate songs; includes symphonic arrangements of 5 arias from Bizet’s Carmen, and settings in Spanish and Maori of texts by women about love and life.

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
conductor Kenneth Young
Xiao Ma male soprano
Mere Boynton mezzo soprano
Anna Pierard mezzo soprano

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ACD 414

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Jack Body

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The Richard Farrell Series

  • acd208 Richard Farrell plays Grieg, Brahms, Liszt

    Volume 1:
    The Complete Recordings

    Richard Farrell 1926 - 1958

    Volume 1 (2 CDs) of a special series devoted to the recordings of the legendary NZ pianist playing Grieg, Brahms, Liszt. Remastered from the original PYE master tapes.

    Jeremy Nicholas, Gramophone July 2009:

    "...some of the most beautiful recorded performances of the time Buy this release. You'll be richly rewarded."

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  • acd909 Richard Farrell the complete recordings

    Volume 2:
    The Complete Recordings

    Richard Farrell 1926 - 1958

    Volume 2 (2 CDs) in the Richard Farrell series includes the remainder of Farrell's known studio recordings, recently (2009) transferred at Abbey Rd Studios from the original Pye masters, and sympathetically remastered by Atoll. It includes three previously unreleased Chopin tracks.

    Brahms, Chopin, Debussy, Granados, Liszt, Mendelssohn, Rachmaninov, Schumann.

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