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Simple Gifts - 20th Anniversary Edition

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Simple Gifts - 20th Anniversary Edition
Simple Gifts - 20th Anniversary Edition


Yvonne Kenny's Simple Gifts is a recording phenomenon. ABC Classics is delighted to present a limited edition reissue to celebrate the album's 20th anniversary. Simple Gifts was the first-ever Australian produced Classical album to receive Gold Record status; it won the 1995 ARIA Award for Best Classical Album; and received rave reviews throughout the international press. The premise was simple: Kenny's uncle Murray asked his internationally famous diva niece why he didn't make a recording of things he liked. The result is an album that incorporates opera arias, sacred works and folk tunes an album of touching treasures. The album includes a special tribute from ABC Classic FM's Christopher Lawrence, who describes "the simple artistry, makes these old tunes sound like new material


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  2. DVORAK Song To The Moon From Rusalka
  3. PUCCINI O Mio Babbino Caro From Gianni Schicchi
  4. DELIBES Les Filles De Cadix (The Maids Of Cadiz)
  5. NOVELLO Well Gather Lilacs From Perchance To Dream
  6. BACH / GOUNOD Ave Maria
  7. HANDEL Let The Bright Seraphim From Samson
  8. FRANCK Panis Angelicus
  9. SCHUBERT Ständchen (Serenade) From Schanengesang
  10. GRIEG Solviegs Song From Peer Gynt
  11. DVORAK Songs My Mother Taught Me
  12. MENDELSSOHN On Wings Of Song
  13. SCHUBERT Romance From Rosamunde
  14. MARTINI Plaisir Damour (Loves Pleasure)
  15. TRAD. / CANTELOUBE Baïlèro From Songs Of The Auvergne
  16. TRAD. Danny Boy
  17. TRAD. / FLOTOW The Last Rose Of Summer
  18. TRAD. / BRITTEN O Waly Waly
  19. TRAD. I Know Where Im Going
  20. BISHOP Home, Sweet Home
  21. TRAD. / COPLAND Simple Gifts
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