Willard White in Concert

Willard White in Concert
Willard White in Concert

Willard White in Concert

Willard White
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic
Carl Davis

Catalogue Number: ALC 1305
Number of Discs: 1
Date/Runtime: DDD, 62:55 1998 / 9





“As one of the world’s leading bass baritones Willard White is in constant demand…… Although gifted with a wonderful sense of humour, he is also known for his portrayal of unsympathetic characters such as Nick Shadow, Mefistopheles, etc. (His) dignified stage presence also enables him to be particularly effective in larger-than-life roles such as Wotan, Sarastro and Godunov. However the role for which he has achieved the greatest plaudits and one that he has made entirely his own is Porgy, so memorably portrayed at Glyndebourne and since.” (James Murray)

  • 1. Go Down Moses (Trad., arr. Carl Davis) 3.03
  • 2. Deep River (Trad. Arr. Carl Davis) 3.20
  • 3. Didn’t my Lord Deliver Daniel (Trad., arr.Carl Davis) 2.32
  • 4. Fin Ch’han dal Vino (Mozart-Don Giovanni) 1.37
  • 5. Vous Qui Faites l’endormie (Gounod-Faust) 2.34
  • 6. Pearl Fishers’ Duet (Pearl Fishers-Bizet)*(with B.Bottone) 5.54
  • 7. Ballroom Waltz & Midnight (RLPO)(Cinderella-Prokofiev) 5.04
  • FIVE OLD AMERICAN SONGS (Aaron Copland)
  • 8. The Boatman’s Dance 2.37
  • 9. The Dodger 2.08
  • 10. Long Time Ago 2.30
  • 11. Simple Gifts 1.43
  • 12. I Bought Me a Cat 2.21

  • 13. On the Beach at Midnight Alone (Carl Davis)* 6.26
  • 14. Gershwin in Hollywood (RLPO) (Arr.R.Russell Bennett) 11.14
  • 15. Some Enchanted Evening (Rodgers & Hammerstein) 3.37
  • 16. I got Plenty o’ Nuttin’ (Porgy & Bess- Gerswhin) 2.50
  • 17. Ol’ Man River (Kern & Hammerstein) Robert Shepley-banjo 3.43