Letters and Diaries of Kathleen Ferrier

by Christopher Fifield

Publisher: Boydell Press

Written in English
Published: Pages: 352 Downloads: 626
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Subjects:

  • Biography: film, television & music,
  • Opera,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs,
  • Essays, journals, letters & other prose works,
  • Biography / Autobiography
  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9851623M
    ISBN 101843830914
    ISBN 109781843830917
    OCLC/WorldCa51755888

Ferrier was Lancastrian, brought up in Blackburn, and her spirited, no-nonsense attitude to life and fame shines through all these letters, and even the diaries, which are just engagement books with the odd comment scribbled after the event (‘Toronto. Bought new frock. Wonderful last concert – everybody stamping and shouting!’). He is the editor and author of the Letters and Diaries of Kathleen Ferrier and Max Bruch: His Life and Works, both published in new editions by The Boydell Press. He has also written Ibbs & Tillett - The rise and fall of a Musical Empire and The German Symphony between Beethoven and Brahms. Nov 27,  · My edition of Letters & Diaries of Kathleen Ferrier will be republished at the end of the year to mark the centenary of her birth in The book, which will appear in paperback, already has over 50 new letters and is in the process of revision and with new material. Much of Winifred Ferrier's long life was devoted to her sister Kathleen Ferrier and, after the great contralto's death in , to her memory. In she published The Life of Kathleen Ferrier.

Nov 18,  · In the spring of in Vienna,the contralto Kathleen Ferrier recorded her famous Mahler's Das Lied Von Der Erde. A few days later on the 20th of . Christopher Fifield is a conductor and music historian with particular interest in British and German nineteenth century orchestral music and opera. His pioneering books include biographies of Max Bruch and Hans Richter, Letters and Diaries of Kathleen Ferrier and a history of Ibbs&soundsofgoodnews.com: $ Oct 31,  · Writers use such as letters diaries and novels to look for evidence that this is information recorded in books, letters, diaries, newspaper,etc KATHLEEN FERRIER has written: 'LETTERS AND. CHRISTOPHER FIFIELD is foremost a conductor, but also a writer on music history (Grove, DNB, Viking Opera Guide, Oxford Companion to Music), the author of a biography of Hans Richter, the editor of the letters and diaries of Kathleen Ferrier, and a recent history of the music agents Ibbs and Tillett.

28th April pm Music; Buy tickets. The life and music of Kathleen Ferrier is brought to life by actress and contralto, Lucy Stevens, who uses text taken straight from Kathleen’s diaries and personal letters to create an engaging performance, with songs from her repertoire woven throughout. He is the biographer of Max Bruch and Hans Richter, edited the Letters and Diaries of Kathleen Ferrier and wrote a meticulously researched history of Ibbs and Tillett, the artists and management agency. A native of Croydon, Christopher Fifield studied at the University of Manchester and . Kathleen Ferrier Whattalife! tells the story of the great English contralto from her debut as a singer in , through her meteoric rise, to her tragic death in The text is taken from her letters and diaries interwoven with music from her repertoire.

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Published to mark the centenary of her birth inthe book, of more than letters, provides a vivid picture of a life which illuminated the war and post-war years of austerity and hardship. Kathleen Ferrier was surely fun to soundsofgoodnews.com: Paperback.

Jan 07,  · Letters and Diaries of Kathleen Ferrier. Fifty years ago, Kathleen Ferrier, the greatest lyric contralto Britain has ever produced, lost her courageous battle with breast cancer. Her name endures to this day, for she struck a chord with a wide-ranging public - in concerts, on records and on the radio - despite a career which lasted barely ten years/5.

8 Kathleen Ferrier and the BBC: Letters – – (pp. ) The relationship between Kathleen Ferrier and the BBC is a fascinating one. Anyone interested in Kathleen Ferrier's life and art and the milieu of the Second World War years and their aftermath by which they were embraced, will find this welcome book required reading.

It is above all, and despite the final descent, a celebration of living. Letters and diaries of Kathleen Ferrier. [Kathleen Ferrier; Christopher Fifield] -- "Fifty years ago, Kathleen Ferrier, the greatest lyric contralto Britain has ever produced, lost her courageous battle with breast cancer.

Until now, Kathleen Ferrier has been a glorious voice, but through the pages of these fascinating letters and diaries, never previously published, we get to the real person. Fifty years ago, Kathleen Ferrier, the greatest lyric contralto Britain has ever produced, lost her courageous battle with breast cancer.

The Letters and Diaries of Kathleen Ferrier is to a certain extent ‘technical.’ It is unlikely to be through read. It is unlikely to be Letters and Diaries of Kathleen Ferrier book read. Scholars and scribblers will find that it contains an enormous amount of essential primary data for their explorations into a vast array of soundsofgoodnews.com: John France.

Kathleen: The Life of Kathleen Ferrier and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle soundsofgoodnews.com: Maurice Leonard.

The Letters and Diaries of Kathleen Ferrier is to a certain extent ‘technical’. It is unlikely to be through read. It is unlikely to be through read. Scholars and scribblers will find that it contains an enormous amount of essential primary data for their explorations into a vast array of topics.

The Letters and Diaries of Kathleen Ferrier. Oct 20,  · Published to mark the centenary of her birth inthe book, of more than letters, provides a vivid picture of a life which illuminated the war and post-war years of austerity and hardship.

Kathleen Ferrier was surely fun to soundsofgoodnews.com: Christopher Fifield. Until now, Kathleen Ferrier has been a glorious voice, but through the pages of these fascinating letters and diaries, never previously published, we get to the real person. CHRISTOPHER FIFIELD is foremost a conductor, but also a writer on music history (Grove, DNB, Viking Opera Guide, Oxford Companion to Music), and the author of two biographies, of Max Bruch (recently reissued by the Boydell Press) and Brand: Boydell & Brewer.

Letters and diaries of Kathleen Ferrier. [Kathleen Ferrier; Christopher Fifield] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for It is this treasury of information that makes this book such a valuable piece of scholarship.

[ ]. Oct 20,  · Letters and Diaries of Kathleen Ferrier - Revised and Enlarged Edition by Christopher Fifield,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies /5(7). Kathleen Ferrier was surely fun to know. Her personality was a mix of extreme modesty and self-determined ambition, topped with a mischievously blunt sense of earthy Lancastrian humour.

She is known for her glorious voice, but through the pages of these fascinating letters and diaries we get to meet the real person.

Sep 08,  · Ferrier developed a good Lancastrian appreciation of the value of money and what she was worth. Her letters are bubbly and chatty. She liked to. Letters and Diaries of Kathleen Ferrier by Christopher Fifield; Kathleen Ferrier and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at soundsofgoodnews.com Apr 01,  · Buy Letters and Diaries of Kathleen Ferrier by Kathleen Ferrier, Christopher Fifield from Waterstones today.

Click and Collect from your local Book Edition: Revised Ed. Letters and Diaries of Kathleen Ferrier by Editor-Christopher Fifield and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at soundsofgoodnews.com Letters and Diaries of Kathleen Ferrier by Fifield Christopher Editor - AbeBooks.

Sep 29,  · A new play tells the story of Kathleen Ferrier, using the singer’s own letters and diaries. Lucy Stevens explains how she brought a down-to-earth icon to the stage.

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Kathleen Mary Ferrier, CBE (22 April – 8 October ) was an English contralto singer who achieved an international reputation as a stage, concert and recording artist, with a repertoire extending from folksong and popular ballads to the classical works of Bach, Brahms, Mahler and Elgar.

Christopher Fifield’s revised and enlarged book Letters and Diaries of Kathleen Ferrier was published for the Centenary year in paperback and included almost 80 additional letters as well as a completely new chapter on Ferrier's relationship with the BBC – the book provides a vivid picture of Kathleen Ferrier.

The Letters and Diaries of Kathleen Ferrier, ed. Christopher Fifield, Boydell & Brewer () - The traced surviving letters from Kathleen Ferrier to numerous correspondents collected together for the first time; a commemorative publication for the 50th anniversary of Ferrier's death.

Extensively illustrated. Letters and Diaries of Kathleen Ferrier by Christopher Fifield and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at soundsofgoodnews.com Fifield Christopher - AbeBooks soundsofgoodnews.com Passion for books. CHRISTOPHER FIFIELD is foremost a conductor, but also a writer on music history (Grove, DNB, Viking Opera Guide, Oxford Companion to Music/), the author of a biography of Hans Richter, the editor of the letters and diaries of Kathleen Ferrier, and a recent history of the music agents Ibbs and Tillett.

Christopher Fifield is the author of Max Bruch ( avg rating, 6 ratings, 2 reviews, published ), Ibbs and Tillett ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 0 r /5. Letters and Diaries of Kathleen Ferrier Christopher Fifield (ed) £ Fifty years ago, Kathleen Ferrier, the greatest lyric contralto Britain has ever produced, lost her courageous battle with breast cancer.

Until now she has just been a voice, but through the pages of these letters and diaries. May 07,  · Letter extracts from the book: 'Letters and Diaries of Kathleen Ferrier' edited by Christopher Fifield.

This unique recording is a piece of history,originally made available through the. Apr 30,  · The Letters and Diaries of Kathleen Ferrier is to a certain extent ‘technical.’ It is unlikely to be through read.

It is unlikely to be through read. Scholars and scribblers will find that it contains an enormous amount of essential primary data for their explorations into a vast array of topics.Sep 08,  · Decca has released Kathleen Ferrier: A Tribute, and Boydell and Brewer has published her delightful letters and diaries, edited by Christopher Fifield.

Amid all this posthumous adulation, is it Author: Rupert Christiansen.Apr 12,  · Just a single phrase of Kathleen Ferrier's singing reveals a voice of extraordinary power and expression.

She's still an inspiration, nearly 60 years after her tragically early death, writes Tom.