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 both Published & Unpublished, plus Broadcast Performances, 1926-42; plus speech recordings, 1943-55).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

CRITIC REVIEWS:

"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





“Our critical faculties were suspended, and we engaged upon an experience for the next two hours which was much more than that of a mere song recital.” - Wallace Fowlie, JOURNAL OF REHEARSALS, pp.34-36





“Povla Frijsh, the Danish singer of rare intelligence and individuality gave the first of four recitals last night in Aeolian Hall. This artist has never been content to follow the beaten track, either as interpreter or in the selection of her songs, interested her audience immediately….her performances with few exceptions were examples of the way in which an interpreter with feeling for words as well as music may color her tones and communicate to her listeners the inner image of two arts.”

- THE NEW YORK TIMES, 18 Jan., 1927