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Beyond the Music -is a special 15-CD edition celebrating contralto Marian Anderson, the first Black singer at the Met. On April 9, 1939, a cold Easter Sunday, a woman in a fur coat walked down the steps of Lincoln Memorial, ready to perform open-air after being refused the largest hall in Washington because she was Black. As contralto Marian Anderson raised her voice to sing the words of My Country, 'Tis of Thee to the 75,000 who gathered to listen to her, an unforgettable historic moment unfolded. The great voice of "The Lady from Philadelphia," first discovered by her local neighborhood, took her to global fame on the stages of Europe, Asia, and America. She became the first Black woman to perform at the Met in New York, she sang for presidents and kings, was honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and with her dignity, courage, and unwavering belief in equal rights she became an icon in her supportive role for the civil rights movement.

The present edition is the first release of Marian Anderson's complete recorded legacy for RCA Victor. Along with the first-ever complete release of her legendary Farewell Recital at Constitution Hall in 1964, many recordings appear here on CD for the first time. From her debut in 1924 for the Victor label to her last LP from 1966, all recordings have been meticulously restored and remastered from the original analog masters using 24 bit / 96 kHz technology. 72 works are appearing on CD for the first time, 9 recordings previously unreleased. The 228-page coffee-table book is richly illustrated with numerous photos and facsimiles, a new essay by Raymond Arsenault - author of The Sound of Freedom and Freedom Riders - and full discographical notes. It is a homage to the artistic life of a singer "one is privileged to hear only once in a hundred years" (Toscanini) and who left us a legacy of humanity, generosity, talent, and faith.

FEATURES:

  • Marian Anderson's complete RCA Victor Recordings on 15 CDs
  • Includes the first release of her fully restored Farewell Recital at Constitution Hall, October 24, 1964
  • Coffee-table photo book, with numerous photos from Marian Anderson's private collection
  • Mastered by Andreas K. Meyer and Jennifer Nulsen, eleven-times Grammy-nominated and four-times Grammy-winning mastering and restoration engineers.

BEYOND THE MUSIC - MARIAN ANDERSON

Beyond the Music -is a special 15-CD edition celebrating contralto Marian Anderson, the first Black singer at the Met. On April 9, 1939, a cold Easter Sunday, a woman in a fur coat walked down the steps of Lincoln Memorial, ready to perform open-air after being refused the largest hall in Washington because she was Black. As contralto Marian Anderson raised her voice to sing the words of My Country, 'Tis of Thee to the 75,000 who gathered to listen to her, an unforgettable historic moment unfolded. The great voice of "The Lady from Philadelphia," first discovered by her local neighborhood, took her to global fame on the stages of Europe, Asia, and America. She became the first Black woman to perform at the Met in New York, she sang for presidents and kings, was honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and with her dignity, courage, and unwavering belief in equal rights she became an icon in her supportive role for the civil rights movement.

The present edition is the first release of Marian Anderson's complete recorded legacy for RCA Victor. Along with the first-ever complete release of her legendary Farewell Recital at Constitution Hall in 1964, many recordings appear here on CD for the first time. From her debut in 1924 for the Victor label to her last LP from 1966, all recordings have been meticulously restored and remastered from the original analog masters using 24 bit / 96 kHz technology. 72 works are appearing on CD for the first time, 9 recordings previously unreleased. The 228-page coffee-table book is richly illustrated with numerous photos and facsimiles, a new essay by Raymond Arsenault - author of The Sound of Freedom and Freedom Riders - and full discographical notes. It is a homage to the artistic life of a singer "one is privileged to hear only once in a hundred years" (Toscanini) and who left us a legacy of humanity, generosity, talent, and faith.

FEATURES:

  • Marian Anderson's complete RCA Victor Recordings on 15 CDs
  • Includes the first release of her fully restored Farewell Recital at Constitution Hall, October 24, 1964
  • Coffee-table photo book, with numerous photos from Marian Anderson's private collection
  • Mastered by Andreas K. Meyer and Jennifer Nulsen, eleven-times Grammy-nominated and four-times Grammy-winning mastering and restoration engineers.

BEYOND THE MUSIC - MARIAN ANDERSON

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Format: CD
Label: MASTERWORKS
Rel. Date: 08/27/2021
UPC: 194398364926

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Artist: Marian Anderson
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DISC: 1

1. Disc 1: Spirituals 1923-1946
2. Traditional Arr. Burleigh: Deep River [1923], with Rosario Bouron
3. Traditional Arr. Burleigh: My Way's Cloudy [1923], with Rosario Bouron
4. Traditional Arr. Burleigh: Go Down, Moses (Let My People Go) [1924], with Mr. Prince
5. Traditional Arr. Burleigh: Heav'n, Heav'n [1924], with Mr. Prince
6. Traditional Arr. Brown: Nobody Knows de Trouble I've Seen [1924], with Josef Pasternack
7. Traditional Arr. Burleigh: My Lord, What a Mornin' [1924], with Joseph Pasternach
8. Traditional Arr. Johnson: City Called Heaven [1936]
9. Traditional Arr. Hayes: Lord, I Can't Stay Away [1936]
10. Traditional Arr. Burleigh: Heav'n, Heav'n [1936]
11. Traditional Arr. Burleigh: Go Down, Moses (Let My People Go) [1936]
12. Traditional Arr. Price: My Soul's Been Anchored in the Lord [1936]
13. Traditional Arr. Burleigh: Sinner Please Doan Let Dis Harves' Pass [1939]
14. Traditional Arr. Johnson: Honor, Honor [1939]
15. Traditional Arr. Payne: Crucifixion [1941]
16. Traditional Arr. Boatner: Trampin' [1941]
17. Traditional Arr. Lawrence: Let Us Break Bread Together [1941]
18. Traditional Arr. Price: My Soul's Been Anchored in the Lord [1941]
19. Traditional Arr. Burleigh: Hard Trials [1941]
20. Traditional Arr. Brown: Dere's No Hidin' Place Down Dere [1941]
21. Traditional Scottish: Comin' Through the Rye [1941]
22. Traditional Arr. Boatner: O What a Beautiful City! [1941]
23. Traditional Arr. Dett: Poor Me [1946]
24. Traditional Arr. Johnson: Hold on! [1945]
25. Disc 2: Lieder, Songs and MĂ©lodies 1936-1951
26. Brahms: Alto Rhapsody, Op. 53 [1939], with Eugene Ormandy
27. Brahms (Orch. Hertz): Von Ewiger Liebe, Op. 43/1 [1939], with Eugene Ormandy
28. Schubert: Ave Maria (Ellens Gesang III), D 839 [1936]
29. Schubert: Schwanengesang: Aufenthalt, D 957/5 [1936]
30. Schubert: Die Forelle (In Einem Bächlein Helle), D 550 [1941]
31. Schubert: Die Schöne Müllerin: Wohin?, D 795/2 [1945]
32. Sibelius: SĂ„V, SĂ„V, Susa, Op. 36/4 [1936]
33. Sibelius: Flickan Kom Ifran Sin Älsklings Möte, Op. 37/5 [1936]
34. Massenet: Élégie (Song of Mourning) [1941]
35. Rachmaninoff: In the Silence of the Secret Night, Op. 4/3 [1941]
36. Spross: Will O' the Wisp [1941]
37. Lehmann: The Cuckoo [1941]
38. Scott: Lullaby, Op. 57/2 [1946]
39. Bucky: Hear the Wind Whispering [1945]
40. Thomas: O Men from the Fields [1946]
41. Hook: Bright Phoebus [1945]
42. Bland (Orch. Black): Carry Me Back to Old Virginny [1941], with Charles O'Connell
43. Foster Orch. Black: My Old Kentucky Home [1941], with Charles O'Connell
44. Bland: Carry Me Back to Old Virginny [1951], with Gregor Piatigorsky
45. Foster: My Old Kentucky Home [1951], with Gregor Piatigorsky
46. "MR. President and Mrs. Roosevelt" [1940]
47. "Your Majesties" [1940]
48. Disc 3: Baroque Arias
49. Bach, J.S.: Cantata No. 12: Kreuz Und Krone (Pain and Sorrow) [1946], with Robert Shaw
50. Bach, J.S.: Cantata No. 81: Jesus SCHLĂ„FT, Was Soll Ich Hoffen? (Jesus Sleeps, What Hope Remaineth) [1946], with Robert Shaw
51. Bach, J.S.: Cantata No. 112: Zum Reinen Wasser Er Mich Weist (To Living Waters Bright and Clear) [1946], with Robert Shaw
52. Bach, J.S.: Weihnachtsoratorium: Bereite Dich, Zion (Prepare Thyself, Zion) [1946], with Robert Shaw
53. Bach, J.S.: Matthäuspassion: Erbarme Dich, Mein Gott (Have Mercy, Lord on Me) [1946], with Robert Shaw
54. Handel: Messiah: He Shall Feed His Flock [1941], with Charles O'Connell
55. Mendelssohn: St. Paul, Op. 36: But the Lord Is Mindful of His Own [1941], with Charles O'Connell
56. Handel: Messiah: He Was Despised and Rejected [1941], with Charles O'Connell
57. Mendelssohn: Elijah, Op. 70: O Rest in the Lord [1941], with Charles O'Connell
58. Bach, J.S.: Johannespassion, BWV 245: All Is Fulfilled (Es Ist Vollbracht) [1941], with Charles O'Connell
59. Handel: Ottone, Re Di Germania: Come to Me, Soothing Sleep (Lo Sperai Trovar Riposo) [1950]
60. Handel: Floridante: Oh, What Pleasure (Vanne, Segu'il Mio Desio) [1950]
61. Handel: Floridante: The Trumpet Is Calling (Un Ombra Di Pace) [1950]
62. Handel: Die Flöte Weich Gefühl (The Soft Complaining Flute) from Ode for Saint Cecilia's Day [1939]
63. Handel: Deborah: Tears Such As Tender Fathers Shed [1939]
64. Purcell: Dido and Aeneas: When I Am Laid in Earth [1939]
65. Scarlatti: Se Florinda E Fedele [1939]
66. Disc 4: Lieder By Brahms - Mahler - Strauss
67. Brahms: Alto Rhapsody, Op. 53 [1950], with Fritz Reiner
68. Mahler: Kindertotenlieder [1950], with Pierre Monteux
69. Strauss, R.: Befreit, Op. 39/4 [1947]
70. Brahms: Vier Ernste Gesänge, Op. 121 [1952]
71. Brahms: Alto Rhapsody, Op. 53 [1945], with Pierre Monteux
72. Disc 5: Lieder By Schubert and Schumann
73. Schubert: Schwanengesang: Liebesbotschaft, D 957/1 [1950]
74. Schubert: Erlkönig (Wer Reitet So SPÄT Durch Nacht Und Wind), D 328 [1951]
75. Schubert: Schwanengesang: Ständchen, D 957/4 [1951]
76. Schubert: Gretchen Am Spinnrade (Meine Ruh Ist Hin), D 118 [1950]
77. Schubert: Der Tod Und Das Mädchen (Vorüber, Ach Vorüber), D 531 [1946]
78. Schubert: Die Forelle (In Einem Bächlein Helle) D 550 [1951]
79. Schubert: Ave Maria (Ellens Gesang III), D 839 [1946]
80. Schubert: Die Schöne Müllerin: Wohin?, D 795/2 [1951]
81. Schubert: Schwanengesang: Aufenthalt, D 957/5 [1946]
82. Schubert: Thekla. Eine Geisterstimme (Wo Ich Sei, Und Wo Mich Hingewendet), D 595 [1950]
83. Schubert: Dem Unendlichen (Wie Erhebt Sich Das Herz) D 291 [1950]
84. Schumann: Frauenliebe Und -Leben, Op. 42 [1950]
85. Disc 6: Spirituals
86. Traditional Arr. Burleigh: Deep River [1952]
87. Traditional Arr. Forrest: He's Got the Whole World in His Hands [1952]
88. Traditional Arr. Johnson: Roll, Jerd'n, Roll! [1952]
89. Traditional Arr. Burleigh: Go Down, Moses (Let My People Go) [1952]
90. Traditional Arr. Payne: Crucifixion [1952]
91. Traditional Arr. Brown: Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child [1952]
92. Traditional Arr. Lawrence: Let Us Break Bread Together [1952]
93. Traditional Arr. Boatner: Plenty Good Room [1952]
94. Traditional Arr. Brown: Every Time I Feel de Spirit [1952]
95. Traditional Arr. Gimsey: If He Change My Name [1952]
96. Traditional Arr. Boatner: O What a Beautiful City! [1952]
97. Traditional Arr. Brown: Nobody Knows de Trouble I've Seen [1947]
98. Traditional Arr. Brown: Hear de Lam's A-Cryin' [1947]
99. Traditional Arr. Burleigh: My Lord, What a Mornin' [1947]
100. Traditional Arr. Burleigh: Were You There? [1947]
101. Traditional Arr. Boatner: On Ma Journey [1947]
102. Traditional Arr. Burleigh: de Gospel Train [1947]
103. Traditional Arr. Boatner: Soon-A Will Be Done [1947]
104. Traditional Arr. Burleigh: Sinner Please Doan Let Dis Harves' Pass [1947]
105. Traditional Arr. Johnson: Honor, Honor [1947]
106. Traditional Arr. Burleigh: Ride on, King Jesus [1947]
107. Disc 7: Verdi: A Masked Ball - Highlights
108. Verdi: A Masked Ball (Abridged) [1955], with Dimitri Mitropoulos
109. Verdi: II Trovatore: Ai Nostri Monti, [1950], with Erich Leinsdorf
110. Disc 8: He's Got the Whole World in His Hands
111. Traditional Arr. Forrest: He's Got the Whole World in His Hands [1961]
112. Traditional Arr. Brown: Dere's No Hidin' Place Down Dere [1961]
113. Traditional Arr. Boatner: I Want Jesus to Walk, with Me [1961]
114. Traditional Arr. Burleigh: Oh, Didn't It Rain [1961]
115. Traditional Arr. Price: I Am Bound for de Kingdom [1961]
116. Traditional Arr. Burleigh: Oh, Wasn't Dat a Wide Ribber [1961]
117. Traditional Arr. Price: My Soul's Been Anchored in the Lord [1961]
118. Traditional Arr. Hayes: Lord, I Can't Stay Away [1961]
119. Traditional Arr. Brown: Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child [1961]
120. Traditional Arr. Johnson: Hold on! [1961]
121. Traditional Arr. Burleigh: Scandalize My Name [1961]
122. Traditional Arr. Brown: Great Gittin' Up Mornin' [1961]
123. Traditional Arr. Johnson: Done Foun' My Los' Sheep [1

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Beyond the Music -is a special 15-CD edition celebrating contralto Marian Anderson, the first Black singer at the Met. On April 9, 1939, a cold Easter Sunday, a woman in a fur coat walked down the steps of Lincoln Memorial, ready to perform open-air after being refused the largest hall in Washington because she was Black. As contralto Marian Anderson raised her voice to sing the words of My Country, 'Tis of Thee to the 75,000 who gathered to listen to her, an unforgettable historic moment unfolded. The great voice of "The Lady from Philadelphia," first discovered by her local neighborhood, took her to global fame on the stages of Europe, Asia, and America. She became the first Black woman to perform at the Met in New York, she sang for presidents and kings, was honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and with her dignity, courage, and unwavering belief in equal rights she became an icon in her supportive role for the civil rights movement.

The present edition is the first release of Marian Anderson's complete recorded legacy for RCA Victor. Along with the first-ever complete release of her legendary Farewell Recital at Constitution Hall in 1964, many recordings appear here on CD for the first time. From her debut in 1924 for the Victor label to her last LP from 1966, all recordings have been meticulously restored and remastered from the original analog masters using 24 bit / 96 kHz technology. 72 works are appearing on CD for the first time, 9 recordings previously unreleased. The 228-page coffee-table book is richly illustrated with numerous photos and facsimiles, a new essay by Raymond Arsenault - author of The Sound of Freedom and Freedom Riders - and full discographical notes. It is a homage to the artistic life of a singer "one is privileged to hear only once in a hundred years" (Toscanini) and who left us a legacy of humanity, generosity, talent, and faith.

FEATURES:

  • Marian Anderson's complete RCA Victor Recordings on 15 CDs
  • Includes the first release of her fully restored Farewell Recital at Constitution Hall, October 24, 1964
  • Coffee-table photo book, with numerous photos from Marian Anderson's private collection
  • Mastered by Andreas K. Meyer and Jennifer Nulsen, eleven-times Grammy-nominated and four-times Grammy-winning mastering and restoration engineers.

BEYOND THE MUSIC - MARIAN ANDERSON

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