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Best of Voices

Tuesday 6 February 2007 16:00-17:00 (Radio 3)

Iain Burnside introduces a collection of songs performed by some of the greatest ever singers.

Duration:

1 hour

Playlist

Presenter: Iain Burnside
Producer: Tony Sellors
Broadcast Assistant: Patrick Johns

Best of Voices

Ellington, David
'I'm Just a Lucky So and So' (3'07")
Louis Armstrong (voice), Duke Ellington (piano)
Taken from the album The Great Reunion
CD: Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab MFCD 2-807, track 2

Debussy
'La flute de Pan' (2'35")
Maggie Teyte (soprano), Alfred Cortot (piano)
Taken from the album Maggie Teyte - Chansons
CD: Pearl GEMMCD9134, track 7

Faure
'Soir' Op.83 no.2 (2'18")
Elly Ameling (soprano), Rudolf Jansen (piano)
Taken from the album Soiree Francais
CD: Philips 412 628-2

Schubert
'Auf der Bruck' (3'15")
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Sviatoslav Richter (piano)
Recorded July 1977
Taken from the album Lieder
CD: Deutsche Grammophon 445 717-2, track 14

Underwood
'Real Men Don't Eat Quiche' (3'17")
Richard Rodney Bennett (voice, piano)
Taken from the album Lush Life
CD: Ode CDODE1292, track 14

Ravel
'Asie' from Shererazade (9'08")
Regine Crespin (soprano), L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande conducted by Ernest Ansermet
Taken from the album Regine Crespin: Berlioz, Ravel, Debussy, Poulenc
CD: Decca 417 813-2, track 7

Purcell
'Now that the sun hath veil'd his light' (5'20")
Nancy Argenta (soprano), Paul Nicholson (chamber organ)
Taken from the album O Solitude - Songs and Airs
CD: Virgin Classics 0777 7 59324 2 3, track 15

Coleman, Leigh
'When in Rome' (2'53")
Tony Bennett (voice), Bill Evans (piano)
Taken from the wonderful album The Tony Bennett/Bill Evans Album
CD: Fantasy OJCCD-439-2, track 4

Traditional Auvergne arranged by Canteloube
'Bailero' (4'49")
Victoria de los Angeles (soprano), Orchestre des Concerts Lamoureux conducted by Jean-Pierre Jacquillat
Taken from the album Songs of the Auvergne
CD: EMI 7243 5 66978 2 9, track 2

Frishberg
'My Attorney Bernie' (3'56")
Blossom Dearie (voice, piano), Jay Berliner (guitar), Bob Cranshaw (bass)
Taken from the album Blossom Dearie Sings and Plays Songs of Chelsea
CD: Mastermix CDCHE2, track 1

Weir
'Lady Isobel and the Elf-Knight', no.3 from Scotch Minstrelsy (2'03")
Andrew Kennedy (tenor), Iain Burnside (piano)
Taken from the album On Buying a Horse
CD: Signum Classics SIGCD087, track 9

Grainger
'The Three Ravens' (4'11")
Performed by Colin Campbell (bass), Monteverdi Choir, English Country Gardiner Orchestra conducted by John Eliot Gardiner
Taken from the album The Music of Percy Grainger
CD: Philips 475 213-2, track 12

Copland
'Pastorale' (2'09")
Susan Chilcott (soprano), Iain Burnside (piano)
Taken from the album The Gift to be Free - Songs by Aaron Copland
CD: Black Box BBM1074, track 20

Lennon and McCartney
'From Me to You' (2'19")
Performed by Bobby McFerrin (voice)
Taken from the album Spontaneous Inventions
CD: Blue Note CDP 7 46298 2, track 3

Moore
'Goodbye-ee' (2'01")
Dudley Moore (voice, piano), Peter Cook (voice), Chris Karan (drums) Pete McGurk or Peter Morgan (bass)
Taken from the single Goodbye-ee
Decca F12158, side 1




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