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Abt, Franz Wilhelm (1819-1885) German

Praktische Gesangschule Op. 474: für Alt oder Mezzo-Sopran {Henry Litolff} 19/001

Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750) German

Songs & airs for contralto, Bk 1: [9 songs]; ed. with Eng. words by Ebeneezer Prout {Augener} 09/008

Bantock, Granville (Sir) (1868-1946) English

Lament of Isis (Die Klage der Isis); words by Helen F. Schweitzer {Breitkopf & Härtel} Cab 17/027-2 : [contr./bar.]

Berkeley, Lennox Randal Francis (Sir) (1903-1989) English

Four poems by St Teresa of Avila for contralto and string orchestra; transl. Arthur Symons {Chester} 12/001

Besly, Edward Maurice (1888-1945) English

O Lily lady of loveliness: air for contralto & strings; words by Gerald H. Cross 42/009-1

Bizet, Georges (1838-1875) French

Golden light (Agnus Dei) {from L`Arlésienne suite 2}: mélodie religieuse pour contr. ou bar., violon solo ou violoncelle, p. ou harpe, harm. ou orgue; Eng. words Mary Chater {Cramer} Cab 17/080-4 a : in F (contr.)

Love the vagrant {from Carmen}: celebrated Havanera; Eng. version H. B. Farnie {Cramer/Metzler} Cab 17/080-1 a-b : No. 1 in D (contr.)

Brahms, Johannes (1833-1897) German

Meine Liebe ist grün (Like a blossoming lilac) Op. 63 no. 5 {Peters} Cab 17/099-6 : in D (contr./bass)

Rhapsody Op. 53: for contr. solo, chor. (TTBB) & orch. [p.red.]; words by Goethe {Novello} 01/021-4 a-b

Concone, Joseph (Giuseppe) (1810-1861) Italian

Forty lessons for contralto Bk 1; ed. Alberto Randegger {Novello} 19/016-2

Elgar, Edward (Sir) (1857-1934) English

The music makers Op. 69: ode set for contr. solo, SATB & orch. [p.red.]; words by Arthur O'Shaughnessy {Novello} 01/037-4 a-b

Sea pictures Op. 37: cycle of 5 songs for contralto; words by Roden Noel, C. A. Elgar and others {Boosey} 12/045 a-b

Fauré, Gabriel (1845-1924) French

Après un rêve (After a dream); paroles de Romain Bussine {Hamelle} Cab 17/188-1 b : contr./bass

En prière; poésie de Stéphan Bordese {Hamelle} Cab 17/188-2 : [contr./bass]

Gluck, Christoph Willibald von (1714-1787) German

Che farò senza Euridice? (I have lost my Euridice!) {from Orfeo}: recit. & aria [for mez./contr.] {Ascherberg, Hopwood & Crew} Cab 17/222 c

Gounod, Charles-François (1818-1893) French

Ave Maria: for contr. w. p. acc.; Eng. words Henry Chorley; adapted to the 1st Prelude of J. S. Bach {Schott} Cab 17/224-3 b : No. 8 in D

Grieg, Edvard (1843-1907) Norwegian

Grieg-Album Bd 1 (1-12): Lieder {Peters} 09/081-2(1) a-b : contr./bar.

Grieg-Album Bd 2 (13-24): Lieder {Peters} 09/081-2(2) a-b : contr./bar.

Grieg-Album Bd 3 (25-36): Lieder {Peters} 09/081-2(3) a-b : contr./bar.

Vier Lieder für Altstimme und Pianoforte Op. 2 Cab 12/056

Handel, George Frideric (1685-1759) German-British

Hence, Iris, hence away {from Semele}: song for contralto voice {Novello} Cab 17/252-17

Haydn, Franz Joseph (1732-1809) German-Austrian

She never told her love; words by Shakespeare; arr. Albert Howe {Paxton} Cab 17/264-1 a-b : contr.

Mallinson, James Albert (1870-1946) English

Song album vol. 3 for low v.: [10 songs] {Frederick Harris} 09/119(3) : [contr./bar.]

Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix (1809-1847) German

O rest in the Lord: air from 'Elijah' {Novello} Cab 17/394-1 a : in C (contr.)

O rest in the Lord: recit. & air from 'Elijah' {Edwin Ashdown} Cab 17/394-1 b : in C (contr.)

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791) Austrian

Seven arias from opera and oratorio: for contralto & piano 12/009.5

Mussorgsky, Modest Petrovich (1839-1881) Russian

Cradle song (Songs and Dances of Death, no. 2); words by Count A. Golenistchev-Koutouzov; Eng. version Rosa Newmarch {Chester} Cab 17/416-1

Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista (Giambattista) (1710-1736) Italian

Arie da camera: [31 pieces for sop./contr.] 11/018

Ronald, Landon (Sir) (1873-1938) English

Summertime: song-cycle; words by Ed. Teschemacher {Enoch & Sons} 09/159-2 a : No. 1 (contr./bass)

Ruggieri, Giovanni Maria (c1665-c1725) Italian

Taci, non mi parlar (Cantata IX from Twelve cantatas op.5, 1706): [sop./contr. w. 2 vn & bass] Spec Coll

Saint-Saëns, Charles Camille (1835-1921) French

Softly awakes my heart {from Samson and Delilah}; words by F. Lemaire; Eng. Eugene Oudin {Ascherberg, Hopwood & Crew} 16/020(1) [1]

Softly awakes my heart {from Samson and Delilah}; words by F. Lemaire; Eng. Eugene Oudin {Durand} Cab 17/486-2 d : Bb (contr.)

Schubert, Franz (1797-1828) Austrian

To music (An die Musik); by Schober; Eng. words Mary Field {Paxton} Cab 17/496-1 : [contr./bass]

Various Composers (Miscellanies)

A book of recitatives, Pt 2 (contr., bar. & bass): [30 rec.]; sel. & ed. Frederick Keel & Albert Garcia {ABRSM} 19/085(2)

Contralto songs, 1st Series: [32 songs] {Bayley & Ferguson} 12/015-1 a-b

Contralto songs (Imperial Edn): [67 songs] {Boosey} 12/015-2

Contralto songs, vol. 1 (Imperial Edn): [67 songs] {Boosey} 12/015-2(1) a-d

Contralto songs, vol. 2 (Imperial Edn): [42 songs]; Eng. words mainly by Paul England {Boosey} 12/015-2(2) a

Contralto songs, vol. 2 {Bayley & Ferguson} 12/015-2(2) b

Contralto songs (New Imperial Edn): [30 songs]; compil., ed. & arr. S. Northcote {Boosey & Hawkes} 12/015-3 a-b

Mme Patey's classical song book: twelve songs 12/015-2.5

New Scottish Orpheus contralto album: [72 songs]; arr. J. Michael Diack {Paterson} 12/020-1 a-b

Nine famous contralto songs {Chappell} 12/016

Operatic albums: contralto: [6 arias, by Ponchielli, Gluck, Donizetti, Handel, Verdi] {Ricordi} 12/015-3 c

Sacred songs (contralto): [42 songs] {Boosey} 12/015-4

The Scottish contralto album {Paterson} 12/015-5 a-b

Six sacred songs for contralto, Set 1; ed. Alberto Randegger {Novello} 12/015-4.1

Songs from the operas, vol. 1: 50 fav. songs for mez. & contr. 12/015-6

Wallace, William Vincent (1812-1865) Irish

Sweet and low: cradle song [for mez./contr.]; words by Alfred Tennyson {Joseph Williams} Cab 17/559.8 : [No. 1] in A (contr.)


Wednesday 17th July 2024


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