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  1. Ivor Novello Songs
    Ivor Novello Songs
    Ivor Novello Songs
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  2. Ivor Novello Songs

    Delivery: 10-20 Working Days
    Customer Ratings (3 reviews)
    Price R416.00

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Genre: Popular Music
Media Format: Compact Disk
Release Date: 23-MAR-2004

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

I got this item for my Mother when she was dying with Cancer, it reminded her of her childhood and took her back to a happy time.

As a result of this I rate it very highly and understand that Ivor was a true musician and artist.
I bought this CD because I loved the renditions of the Ivor Novello songs on the "Gosford Park" soundtrack. The renditions on this CD are terrible! The orchestra in the background is fine, and I like the melodies of the songs. It's the screeching soprano throughout every song that ruined it for me. The singing drowns out the music, and the words of the songs are barely intelligible. I am much happier with having bought the "Gosford Park" soundtrack for six well done Novello songs that I am with this CD of 20 unlistenable songs.
For those that love operetta, most think of Vienese operettas of Johann Strauss Sr and Jr, Lehar, etc and the American Operettas of Romberg and Victor Herbert, etc. Just a bit later there was an English exponent of the form, one Ivor Novello, who was a contemporary of Noel Coward, who wrote the most glorious Romantic songs. This CD, absolutely gloriously sung is a wonderful place to start an exploration of this remarkable composer who also performed in all his shows, in non singing roles. England has through the years produced a number of wonderful sopranos who have specialized in the light opera genre. June Bronhill dominated the 1960s and 70s. Marilyn Hill Smith is her heir aparant, blessed with the most ravishing soprano, full and rich across the range, with a radiant top that rivals Joan Sutherland. Her performance of Bernstein's Glitter and Be Gay on Jay records version of Candide is one of my favorites. This CD is my favorite Marilyn Hill Smith recording. I haul it out... Read more
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