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Produced in partnership with The National Library of New Zealand.

THE DEFINITIVE COLLECTION
OSCAR NATZKA

Volume 2 (1942-1951) of a two part series.
The Complete Recordings in 2 Volumes (4 CD's). See volume 1.

Presents for the first time every known recording by the great New Zealand bass.

 

  CD One
1 Acis and Galatea (Handel)
Recit. I Rage, I Melt, I Burn
Aria O Ruddier than the Cherry
4.35
2 Recit. Whither Fairest Art Thou Running?
Aria Cease to Beauty to be Suing
6.03
3 Dalua's Aria from The Immortal Hour (Boughton)
4.38
4 The Doctor's Scene from The Devil Take Her (Benjamin)
6.42
 
  Meet the Navy songs featured in the stage production    
5 Shenandoah (Trad.)
3.13
 
6 Blow the Man Down/Hullabaloo Balay (Trad.)
2.56
 
7 The Drunken Sailor/Rio Grande/Billy Boy (Trad.)
2.59
 
8 Out Where the Big Ships Go (Hewitt)
3.14
 
  Meet the Navy excerpts from the soundtrack of the British National film    
9 A Song of Canada (Semon)
1.30
 
10 Blow the Man Down (Trad.)
1.21
 
11 Brothers in Arms (Quinn)
3.00
 
12 Oh Remembrance from La Sonnambula (Bellini)
3.52
 
13 Memories of Russia (Trad.) (in Russian)
2.44
 
14 O Isis and Osiris from The Magic Flute (Mozart)
3.12
 
15 Within these Temple Walls from The Magic Flute (Mozart)
4.23
 
16 Drinking Song from The Merry Wives of Windsor (Nicolai)
3.23
 
 
Total Duration
58.58
 
   
 
  CD Two
 
1 1 Oh Could I but Express in Song (Malashkin)
2.37
 
2 I Love You Dear (Beethoven)
2.36
 
3 Élégie: Song of Mourning (Massenet)
2.48
 
4 Creation's Hymn (Beethoven)
2.33
 
5 Captain Harry Morgan (Bantock)
2.43
 
  Shanty Songs of the Shanty Men    
6 The Drunken Sailor (Trad.)
2.40
 
7 Rio Grande (Trad.)
1.56
 
8 Shenandoah (Trad.)
3.02
 
9 A'rovin' (Trad.)
2.53
 
10 Shenandoah (Trad.)
1.54
 
11 The Drunken Sailor (Trad.)
1.02
 
12 Ella Giammai M'amò from Don Carlo (Verdi) (in Italian)
6.29
 
13 Song of the Flea (Mussorgsky)
2.52
 
14 The Foggy Dew (Trad.)
2.30
 
15 If (T Evans)
2.45
 
16 This Nearly was Mine from South Pacific (Rodgers)
3.08
 
  Messiah (Handel)    
17 Recit. Thus Saith the Lord
Aria But Who May Abide the Day of His Coming?
6.33
 
18 Recit. For Behold! Darkness Shall Cover the Earth
Aria The People that Walked in Darkness
5.03
 
19 Recit. Behold, I Tell You a Mystery
Aria The Trumpet Shall Sound
 
20 Now is the Hour (Kaihau and Scott) (in Maori and English)
3.35
 
 
Total Duration
65.49