Povla Frijsh;    Celius Dougherty            (2-Pearl 9095)
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Povla Frijsh;    Celius Dougherty            (2-Pearl 9095)
V0115. POVLA FRIJSH: The Complete Recordings (incl. both Published & Unpublished, plus Broadcast Performances, 1926-42; plus speech recordings, 1943-55). Songs by Gluck, Dvorák, Tschaikowsky, Cui, Grieg, Sinding, Gröndahl, Jordan, Torelli, Staub, Kricka, Koechlin, Georges, Fauré, Hahn, Dupont, Duparc, Chausson, Milhaud, Poulenc, Debussy, Ravel, Février, Roussel, Henriques, Saint-Saëns, de la Fosse, Mozart, Schubert, Schumann, Naginski, Clarke, Thompson & Bloch. (England) 2-Pearl 9095, Slipcase Edition, w.Elaborate 103pp. Brochure, extensive biographies, reminiscences, Photos & Moran Discography. Very long out-of-print, Final Sealed Copy! - 727031909521


"The [Frijsh] set is equipped with a handsome booklet containing reminiscences by Philip Miller, among others, a biography by the singer's nephew Einar Hoff, an article on song interpretation by the singer herself, a complete discography, and almost all the texts. Urgently recommended to serious students of art-song."

- David Mason Greene, AMERICAN RECORD GUIDE, Nov./Dec., 1995

"Povla Frijsh…is a remarkable musician, an interpreter of intelligence and high temperament….she gives a deep musical pleasure. She is mistress of her art."

- Virgil Thomson, THE NEW YORK HERALD TRIBUNE, 1946

“Povla Frijsh mainly sang in concerts and recitals; although she did make a few opera appearances at the Paris Opera and the Royal Danish Theatre. She toured with artists including Raoul Pugno, Pablo Casals, and Jacques Thibaud. She was a champion of contemporary classical music, and was an important exponent of the works of Virgil Thomson, Randall Thompson, Francis Poulenc, Rebecca Clarke, and Samuel Barber. After a 49-year-long performance career, she retired from singing in 1947.”

- Wikipedia