|Isobal Baillie - Soprano With The Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra - D.X. 1154|
Dame Isobel Baillie, DBE (9 March 1895 – 24 September 1983) was a Scottish soprano, popular in opera, oratorio and lieder. She was regarded as one of the 20th century's great oratorio singers.Isobel Baillie was born in Hawick, Scottish Borders, in 1895. She worked in a music shop and as a clerk at Manchester Town Hall, and made her orchestral debut with the Hallé Orchestra in 1921 under the name Bella Baillie, having already appeared in several Manchester chamber concerts series.After studies in Milan, she won immediate success in her opening season in London in 1923.Her favourite work was Handel's Messiah, of which she gave over 1,000 performances during her career. She was often in demand for choral works; apart from Messiah, she was noted in Haydn's The Creation, Mendelssohn's Elijah, and Brahms's A German Requiem. In 1933 she became the first British performer to sing in the Hollywood Bowl in California. In 1937 Arturo Toscanini chose her to sing Brahms' Requiem.
|Title||Isobal Baillie - Soprano With The Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra - D.X. 1154|
|Manufacture||Columbia Gramophone Ltd.|
|Serial No.||D.X. 1154|
|Artist - 1||Isobal Baillie|
|Instrument - 1||Orchestra|
|Lyrics - 1||Handel|
|Side1 - Song1||The Messiah - Rejoice Greatly O Daughter Of Zion|
|Side2 - Song1||The Messiah - If God Be For Us, Who Can Be Against Us?|
Isobal Baillie - Soprano With The Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra - D.X. 1154
- Brand: Columbia Gramophone Co. Ltd.
- Product Code: D.X. 1154
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