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WARREN, Leonard: Sea Shanties / Kipling Songs / Songs for Everyone (1947-1951)

    

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WARREN, Leonard: Sea Shanties / Kipling Songs / Songs for Everyone (1947-1951)

Throughout the 1950s baritone Leonard Warren, a dedicated musician with high standards and a powerful personality, held sway at New York’s Metropolitan Opera, until his tragic death on stage, on 4 March 1960, having just completed Morir, tremenda cosa (To die, a momentous thing) from La forza del destino. His remarkable artistry, rich tone allied with clear enunciation, and sheer musicality made him a leading exponent not only of the operatic repertoire but also of popular music, as in these recordings of ballads, songs and shanties laid down during the late 1940s and early 1950s. Warren can also be heard on Naxos Historical in Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci (8.110258), and Verdi’s Rigoletto (8.110148-49), Aida (8.111042–44) and Il trovatore (8.110240–41).


Traditional
Traditional, lyricist(s)
Scott, Tom, arranger(s)

  Blow the Man Down (arr. T. Scott for baritone and orchestra)
1.   Blow the Man Down (arr. T. Scott for baritone and orchestra) 00:02:18

Campbell, Paul
Campbell, Paul, lyricist(s)
Scott, Tom, arranger(s)

  The Drummer and the Cook (arr. T. Scott for baritone and orchestra)
2.   The Drummer and the Cook (arr. T. Scott for baritone and orchestra) 00:02:17

Traditional
Traditional, lyricist(s)
Scott, Tom, arranger(s)

  Haul-a-way, Joe (arr. T. Scott for baritone and orchestra)
3.   Haul - a - way, Joe (arr. T. Scott for baritone and orchestra) 00:02:57
  The Drunken Sailor (arr. T. Scott for baritone and orchestra)
4.   The Drunken Sailor (arr. T. Scott for baritone and orchestra) 00:02:37
  A-rovin' (arr. T. Scott for baritone and orchestra)
5.   A - rovin' (arr. T. Scott for baritone and orchestra) 00:02:55
  Low Lands (arr. T. Scott for baritone and orchestra)
6.   Low Lands (arr. T. Scott for baritone and orchestra) 00:03:25
  Shenandoah (arr. T. Scott for baritone and orchestra)
7.   Shenandoah (arr. T. Scott for baritone and orchestra) 00:03:43
  Rio Grande (arr. T. Scott for baritone and orchestra)
8.   Rio Grande (arr. T. Scott for baritone and orchestra) 00:02:38

German, Edward
Kipling, Rudyard, lyricist(s)
Black, Frank, arranger(s)

  The Just So Song Book: No. 12. Rolling Down to Rio (arr. F. Black for baritone and orchestra)
9.   The Just So Song Book: No. 12. Rolling Down to Rio (arr. F. Black for baritone and orchestra) 00:02:16

Spross, Charles Gilbert
Kipling, Rudyard, lyricist(s)
Black, Frank, arranger(s)

  Gunga Din (arr. F. Black for baritone and orchestra)
10.   Gunga Din (arr. F. Black for baritone and orchestra) 00:05:25

De Koven, Reginald
Kipling, Rudyard, lyricist(s)
Black, Frank, arranger(s)

  Recessional (arr. F. Black for baritone and orchestra)
11.   Recessional (arr. F. Black for baritone and orchestra) 00:04:39

Damrosch, Walter
Kipling, Rudyard, lyricist(s)
Black, Frank, arranger(s)

  Danny Deever, Op. 2, No. 7 (arr. F. Black for baritone and orchestra)
12.   Danny Deever, Op. 2, No. 7 (arr. F. Black for baritone and orchestra) 00:05:09

McCall, J.P.
Kipling, Rudyard, lyricist(s)
Black, Frank, arranger(s)

  Boots (arr. F. Black for baritone and orchestra)
13.   Boots (arr. F. Black for baritone and orchestra) 00:03:04

Tours, Frank Edward
Kipling, Rudyard, lyricist(s)
Black, Frank, arranger(s)

  Mother O'Mine (arr. F. Black for baritone and orchestra)
14.   Mother O'Mine (arr. F. Black for baritone and orchestra) 00:02:38

Kernochan, Marshall
Kipling, Rudyard, lyricist(s)
Black, Frank, arranger(s)

  Smuggler's Song (arr. F. Black for baritone and orchestra)
15.   Smuggler's Song (arr. F. Black for baritone and orchestra) 00:02:57

Speaks, Oley
Kipling, Rudyard, lyricist(s)
Black, Frank, arranger(s)

  On the Road to Mandalay (arr. F. Black for baritone and orchestra)
16.   On the Road to Mandalay (arr. F. Black for baritone and orchestra) 00:03:35

Ward, Samuel A.
Bates, Katharine Lee, lyricist(s)

  America, the Beautiful
17.   America, the Beautiful 00:03:13

Molloy, James Lynam
Bingham, Clifton, lyricist(s)

  Love's Old Sweet Song
18.   Love's Old Sweet Song 00:03:27

Ball, Ernest R. / Olcott, Chauncey
Young, Rida J., lyricist(s)

  Mother Machree
19.   Mother Machree 00:02:22

Ball, Ernest R.
Brennan, Joseph Keirn, lyricist(s)

  The Heart of Paddy Whack: A Little Bit of Heaven
20.   The Heart of Paddy Whack: A Little Bit of Heaven 00:03:23

Kelley, Daniel
Higley, Brewster M., lyricist(s)
Guion, David, arranger(s)

  Home on the Range (arr. D. Guion for baritone and orchestra)
21.   Home on the Range (arr. D. Guion for baritone and orchestra) 00:03:46

Kern, Jerome
Hammerstein II, Oscar, lyricist(s)

  Show Boat: Ol' Man River
22.   Show Boat: Ol' Man River 00:03:27

Steffe, William
Howe, Julia Ward, lyricist(s)

  Battle Hymn of the Republic
23.   Battle Hymn of the Republic 00:03:42

Total Playing Time: 01:15:53






Composer(s):
Ball, Ernest R.; Campbell, Paul; Damrosch, Walter; De Koven, Reginald; German, Edward; Kelley, Daniel; Kern, Jerome; Kernochan, Marshall; McCall, J.P.; Molloy, James Lynam; Olcott, Chauncey; Speaks, Oley; Spross, Charles Gilbert; Steffe, William; Tours, Frank Edward; Traditional; Ward, Samuel A.

Lyricist(s):
Bates, Katharine Lee; Bingham, Clifton; Brennan, Joseph Keirn; Campbell, Paul; Hammerstein II, Oscar; Higley, Brewster M.; Howe, Julia Ward; Kipling, Rudyard; Traditional; Young, Rida J.

Arranger(s):
Black, Frank; Guion, David; Scott, Tom

Conductor(s):
Black, Frank; Levine, Morris

Orchestra(s):
RCA Victor Orchestra; Studio orchestra

Choir(s):
Studio chorus

Artist(s):
Warren, Leonard

Label: Naxos Historical

Series: Great Singers

Genre: Vocal

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.111345

Barcode: 747313334520

Distribution Note(s):

Not available in the United States due to possible copyright restrictions


Physical Release: 04/2010

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