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A Dora Labbette Discography
Compiled by Charles A Hooey 

Gramophone Company, Hayes, acoustic
Recording expert: Edmund J. Pearse
 
ae = 10-in. (25 cm; af = 12 -in 30cm
 
by Malcolm Walker and Alan Kelly
 
1) A Cycle of Life: Down in the forest (Simpson/Ronald)
HO3174ae 29 Sep 16 Test
 
2) Songs for Children, Op.54, No. 8 The cuckoo Op. 54, No. 8
HO3176ae 30 Sep 16 Test (Pleshcheyev/Tschaikovsky)
 
3) Zémire et Azor: Rose, softly blooming (Ihlee/Spohr)
HO2683af 29 May 17
HO2684af 29 May 17
HO2874af 6 Sep 17
HO2875af 6 Sep 17 03592 D219
 
4) Wise folly (Lewis/Ronald)
HO3609ae 29 May 17
 
5) More Daisies: The cuckoo (Rands/Liza Lehmann)
HO3610ae 29 May 17
HO3611ae 29 May 17
HO3718ae 6 Sep 17
HO3719ae 6 Sep 17
 
6) There are fairies at the bottom of our garden (Fyleman/Lehmann)
HO4083ae 25 Apr 18
HO4084ae 25 Apr 18

7) Good morning, brother sunshine (Foley/Lehmann)
HO4085ae 25 Apr 18
HO4086ae 25 Apr 18
 
8) In Sunshine and Shadow: The Dove (Keats/Ronald)
HO4497ae 30 Oct 18
HO4498ae 30 Oct 18
 
9) Tutti I sabati (folk song arr. Gordigiani), in Italian
HO4499ae 30 Oct 18
 
10) Have you seen but a whyte lillie grow? (Johnson/trad. English)
HO4500ae 30 Oct 18
HO4501ae 30 Oct 18
 
11) There are fairies at the bottom of our garden (Fyleman/Lehmann)
HO4502ae 30 Oct 18
 
VOCALION, London, acoustic, circa November 1919
 
12) The lass with the delicate air (Anon/M. Arne)
01514 R 6015 CD: TT-3013
 
13) Tell me, Nightingale (Von Bodenstedt/Lehmann)
01515? R 6015
 
COLUMBIA, London, acoustic
With Albert Ketèlby, piano  
Catalogue numbers prefix D = 10-in. (25); L=12-in. (30 cm)
 
14) Nadeshda: Dear love of mine with Hubert Eisdell (Goring Thomas)
75087-1-2 9 May 22 L 1431
 
15) Merrie England: Come to Arcadie with Hubert Eisdell (German)
75088-1-2 9 May 22 L 1431
 
with orch. cond. Ketèlby
16) Orpheus with his lute (Shakespeare/Sullivan)
75155-1-2 18 July 22 L 1442 CD: Symposium 1123
75155-3 12 Sept 22 L 1442 CD: TT-3013
75155-4 12 Sept 22 L 1442 (takes not known)
 
17) Peer Gynt: Solveig's song (Ibsen/Grieg)
75156-1-2-3-4 18 July 22 L 1458 9577 CD: 0044
 
18) She wandered down the mountain side (Stephenson/Clay)
75158-1 18 July 22 L 1458 9577 CD: 0044
 
19) Danny Boy (Weatherly)
75159-1-2 18 July 22 L 1442
AX134-1 18 Aug 23 L 1442
 
20) John (Parry/Löhr)
71901 12 Sept 22 D 1450
73248 Feb 23 D 1450
 
21) Véronique: Trot here, trot there with Harold Williams (Messager)
(De ci, de là, cahin-caha)
71918 12 Sep 22 D 1450
73248 Feb 23 D 1450

with Ketèlby (piano)

22) Beyond the meadow gate with Hubert Eisdell (Paget/Phillips)
71994 Nov 22 D 1448
 
23) Oh that we two were maying with Hubert Eisdell (Kingsley/Nevin)
7199 Nov 22 D 1448
 
24) A brown bird singing (Bennett/tWood)
73247 Feb 23 D 1466 CDs: 0004; 0044
 
 
25) Zémire et Azor: Rose, softly blooming (Ihlee/Spohr)
76882-1 16 Feb 23
76882-3 21 Nov 23 L 1549
 
26) When daisies pied ((Shakespeare/Arne)
76883-1-2 16 Feb 23 L 1459
 
27) Evensong (Fold your white wings, Dear Angel) (Morgan/Lehmann)
73262 Mar 23 D 1466 CDs: 0004; 0044
 
with string quartet cond: Frederick Bridge
28) Old London cryes of Will Shakespeare’s time (Bridge) pt.1
with Ernest Pike and Harold Williams
73411 26-30 Apr 23 D 1457
 
29) Old London cryes of Will Shakespeare’s time (Bridge) pt. 2
with Ernest Pike and Harold Williams
73412 26-30 Apr 23 D 1457
 
with orch. cond. by Ketèlby
 
30) Summertime (Teschemacher/Ronald)
AX133-1 6 Aug 23
 
with orch. cond. By Henry Jaxon
 
31) Lilac Time: The flower song with Hubert Eisdell (Schubert/Clutsam)
A164 18 Aug 23 D 1464 CD: 0004
 
32) Lilac Time: The golden song with Hubert Eisdell (Schubert/Clutsam)
A165 18 Aug 23 D 1464 CD: 0004
 
33) Danny Boy (Weatherley)
AX134-1 18 Aug 23 L 1442
 
as ‘Rosa Lynn’, with orch. cond, by Ketèlby. (34 and 35 are 10-in, 25 cm.
in size)
34) Katinka: Rackety Coo with Hubert Eisdell as ‘Walter Adams’ (Harbach/Friml)
A269 Sep 23 3330
 
35) Katinka: One who will understand (Harbach/Friml)
A270 Sep 23 3330
 
with Ketèlbey (piano)
 
36) A Cycle of Life: Down in the forest (Simpson/Ronald) with Hubert Eisdell
A442 21 Nov 23 D1470 A1536
 
37) A Princess of Kensington: Seven o'clock in the morning (Hood/German) with
Hubert Eisdell
A451 22-25 Nov 23 D1470 A1537
 
38) I've been roaming (Loam/Horn)
A480 Dec 23 D1473
 
39) Where the bee sucks (Shakespeare/Arne)
A481 Dec 23 D1473
 
40) The Libertine: Nymphs and Shepherds (Shadwell/Purcell)
A553 Jan 24 D1475

41) Cherry ripe (Herrick/Horn)
A554 Jan 24 D1477 CDs: 0004; 0044
 
42) The lass with the delicate air (Anon./M. Arne)
A555 Jan 24 D1477 CDs: 0004; 0044
 
43) O tell me, Nightingale (Von Bodenstedt/Lehmann)
A557 Jan 24 D1499 CD: 0044
 
44) The Indian Queen: I attempt from love's sickness to fly (Purcell)
A558 Jan 24 D1499 CD: 0044
 
45) Early one morning (traditional English)
A559 Jan 24 D1475
 
with W. A. Reed (Violin)
 
46) Four Songs for Voice and Violin (Holst):
1) Jesus Sweet; 2 My soul has nought but fire and ice
AX298-1-2-3 7 Feb 24 L1590
 
47) 1) I sing of a maiden; 2) My le-man is so true
AX299-1-2-3 7 Feb 24 L1590

with string quartet
 
48) Elizabethan Love songs: Sorrow, sorrow, stay! (Dowland arr. Keel)
A1171-1 Aug 24 D1507 CD: TT-3013
 
49) Elizabethan Love Songs: a) Her rosie cheeks (Campion/Keel)
b) What if I speede (R. Jones arr. Keel)
A1172-1 Aug 24 D1507 CD: TT-3013 
50) Elizabethan Love Songs: Sweet was the song (Attey arr. Keel)
A1173 Aug 24 D1508
 
with orch. cond. Eugene Goossens
 
51) Don Giovanni: Batti, batti, o bel Masetto (Mozart)
AX565-1 27 Aug 24
AX607-1 25 Sep 24
 
52) Die Zauberflöte: Ach, ich fühls (Mozart)
AX566-1 27 Aug 24
AX608-1 25 Sep 24
 
53) Elizabethan Love songs: a) Whither runneth my sweetheart
b) What thing is love (Bartlett arr. Keel)
A1269 Oct 24 D1508
 
54) Ye banks and braes o’ Loch Lomond (Traditional Scots)
A1493-1 Dec 24 D1512 CD: TT-3013
 
55) The bonnie, bonnie banks o’ Loch Lomond (Traditional Scots)
A1494 Dec 24 D1517 5309
 
56) Comin' thro’ the rye (Traditional Scots)
A1495 Dec 24 D1517 5309
 
57) The flowers of the desert (arr. MacFarren)
A1496-1 Dec 24 D1512 CD: TT-3013
 
with Ketèlbey (piani)
 
58) A Cycle of Life: Down in the forest (Simpson/Ronald)
A1536 18-31 Dec 24 D1470
 
with Ketèlbey, piano
 
59) A Princess of Kensington: Seven o’clock in the morning (Hood/German)
With Hubert Eisdell
A1537 18-31 Dec 24 D1470
 
60) Ariel Songs: Come unto these yellow sands (Shakespeare/Nicholls)
A1806 Mar 25 D1528
 
61) Red, red rose (Cottenet/Burns)
A2064 May 25 D1528
 
Columbia, London, Electrical Recordings
Matrix number WA = 10-n. (25 cm.); WAX = 12-in (30cm.)
with Ketèlby, piano
 
62) Sunset Land: At the rainbow's end (Salmon/Ronald )
WA2797-1 29 Jan 26 D1548 4808 CD: 0044

63) Dream o’ day Jill (Taylor)
WA3008-1 10 Mar 26 D1555 4810
 
64) Die Bekehrte (Goethe/Stange)
WA3009-1 10 Mar 26 D1555 4810
 
65) Song of the Nightingale (Hart/Phillips)
WA3010-1 10 Mar 26 D1548 4808 CD: 0044
 
66) English Canzonettas: A pastoral song (Hart/Haydn)
(Also known as ‘My mother bids me bind my hair’)
WA3030-1 11 Mar 26 D1553 4809 CD: 0044
 
67) Who is Sylvia? D.891 (An Sylvia) (Shakespeare/Schubert)
WA3031-1 11 Mar 26 D1553 4809 CD: 0044
 
68) Very own pierrette (Allingham) with Hubert Eisdell
WA3273-1 19 May 26 D1551 4807
 
69) The keys of heaven (arr. Newton/Tradional) with Hubert Eisdell
WA3276-1 19 May 26 D1551 4807

70) Merrie England: Come to Arcadie with Hubert Eisdell (German)
WAX2079- 2 1 Nov 2 9346 L1431
 
71) Nadeshda: Dear love of mine (Sturgis/Goring Thomas) w. Hubert Eisdell
WAX2080-1 1 Nov 26 9346 L1431
 
72) Süsser Trost, mein Jesus kommt BWV 151: Comfort sweet my Jesus (Bach) pt 1
WAX2229-1 1 Dec 26 9347 L2005
 
73) Süsser Trost, mein Jesus kommt BWV 151: My Jesus comes (Bach) pt 2
WAX2230-1-2 1 Dec 26 9347
 
Unknown title as ledger does not give more information  
WAX2231-1 1 Dec 26
 
74) Messiah: I know that my Redeemer liveth (Handel) pt 1
WAX2232-1 1 Dec 26 L1991 (not issued)
 
75) The Apostles op. 49: By the wayside (Elgar) with Hubert Eisdell, Dennis Noble, Harold Williams, Robert Easton; Hallé Orchestra & Chorus; cond. Sir Hamilton Harty pt 1
WAX2384-1 21 Jan 27 9343 L1968 CD: CDAX 8019
 
76) The Apostles op. 49 with same artists pt 2
WAX2385-2 21 Jan 27 9343 L1968 CD: CDAX 8019
 
77) Messiah: I know that my Redeemer liveth (Handel) pt 2
WAX2453-1-2 15 Feb 27 L1991 (not issued)
 
78) Messiah: Rejoice greatly, o daughter of Zion (Handel)
WAX2454-1 15 Feb 27
 
79) Messiah (Handel)- abridged
Dora Labbette (soprano), Muriel Brunskill (contralto), Hubert Eisdell (tenor),
Harold Williams (baritone) BBC Chorus, Orchestra conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham
Recorded in the Central Hall, Westminster , 28 June to 11 July 1927 plus one recording on 8 Oct. 1927
WAX 2894, 2892-3, 2898-2905, 2924-5, 2927-8, 2933-40, 2947-56, 2955-6, 2958-9, 2969-79, 2931 3092-3 Nov/Dec. 1927
LP: L 2018-2035 (light blue series);
LP: 9320-9337 (dark blue label series);
US set :M-271 CD: Pearl GEMM CDS 9456
 
There were shepherds abiding in the field
WAX2904-1 28 June 27 9326 L2024 68606-D
 
Then shall the eyes of the blind be opened with Muriel Brunskill
WAX2947-1-2-3-4 7 July 27 9327 L2025 68607-D
DX631
 
He shall feed his flock
WAX2948-1-2-3-4 7 July 27 9327 L2025 68607-D
DX631
 
Rejoice greatly, o daughter of Zion
WAX2950-1-2-3 7 July 27 9326 L2024 68606-D
 
How beautiful are thy feet
WAX2956-1-2 9 July 27 9333 L2031 68613-D
DX634
 
I know that my Redeemer liveth pt. 1
WAX2969-1-2-3-4 11 July 27 9336 L2034 68616-D
 
I know that my Redeemer liveth pt 2
WAX2970-1 11 July 27 9336 L2034 68616-D
WAX2970-2-3-4 11 July 27 DX636
 
Recorded in Portman Rooms, London
 
80) Messiah: Since by man came death with Nellie Walker, Hubert Eisdell, Harold Williams, BBC Chorus and Orchestra, cond. Sir Thomas Beecham
WAX3092-1-28 Oct. 27 9336 L2034 68616-D CD: GEMM9456
 
with Ketèlbey, piano

81) In Springtime (Newton/Shakespeare) with Norman Allin
WA6467-1 31? Oct. 27 4739 CD: TT-3013

82) At love's beginning (Campbell/Lehmann) with Norman Allin
WA6468-1-2-3 31? Oct. 27 4739 CD: TT-3013
 
Recorded in Fyvie Hall, London, orchestra, cond. Sir Thomas Beecham  
83) La Joconde (Isourd): Dans un délire extrème
WAX3151-1 13 Dec 27 not issued
Note: Why Labbette chose to record an aria normally sung by a bass is a mystery. It is not surprising, therefore, that it remained unissued.
 
84) Six Lieder: The discreet nightingale, Op. 48 No. 4
(Von der Vogelweide/Grieg)
WAX3152-1-2 13 Dec 27 9423 CDs: TT-3013;m CDLX 7026
 
85) Norge op. 58, No. 5: The emigrant, op. 58 No. 5 (Grieg)
WAX3153-1-2 13 Dec 27 9423
 
86) Zémire et Azor: Rose, softly blooming (Ihlee/Spohr)
WAX3154-1 13 Dec 27
 
87) Zémire et Azor: (Ihlee/ohr)- Rose softly blooming
WAX3273-1-2 14 Feb 28 L1549 (not issued)
WAX3273-3 9 Jan 29 9704 CD: 0044 TT-3013
 
88) Orpheus with his lute (Shakespeare/Sullivan)
WAX3274-1-2 14 Feb 28 9479 L1442 (not issued)
CD: 0044

89) A brown bird singing (Bennett/Wood)
WA6990 21 Feb 28 D1466 (rejected)
 
90) Evensong (Fold your white wings) (Morgan/Lehmann)
WA6992? 21 Feb. 28 D1466 (rejected)
 
91) Loch Lomond (Scottish tradional)
WA6993-1-2 21 Feb. 28 5309  
 
92) Comin’ thro’ the rye (Scottish traditional)
WA6994-1 21 Feb 28
WA6994-4-5 9 Jan 29 5309

93) Danny boy (Weatherly)
WAX3301-1 21 Feb 28 9479 CDs: 0004; AJA 5130; 0044
 
94) When daisies pied and violets blue (Arne)
WAX3302-1 21 Feb 28 9704 L1458 CDs: 0004; 0044; TT-3013
 
95) In a Persian Garden (Edward Fitzgerald/Lehmann) cantata (verses from the ‘Rubaiyat’ of Omar Khayam) with Dora Labbette (soprano), Muriel Brunskill (Alto), Hubert Eisdell (tenor), Harold Williams (baritone). Piano accompaniments are by Harold Pedlar (April and May 1928) and Stanford Robinson (Oct. 19128). Recorded in London under the direction of Liza Lehmann's husband Herbert Bedford to whom the work was dedicated when published in 1896. Only items in which Labbette appears are listed.
 
Wake! for the sun who scatter'd into flight (Quartette)
WAX3503-1 13-16 Apr 28
WAX3503-4 12 Oct 28 9598 CD: TT-3013
 
Come, fill the cup, and in the fore of Spring (Quartette)
WAX3504-1 13-16 Apr 28
WAX3504-4 7 May 28
WAX3504-6 12 Oct. 28 9598 CD: TT-3013
 
A book of verses DL with Hubert Eisdell
WAX3508-16; 13 Apr 28 9599
 
Each morn a thousand roses brings, you say (DL)
They say the lion and the Lizard keep (Quartette)
WAX3505-1 13-16 Apr 28
WAX3505-4 7 May 28 9601 CD TT-3013
 
A book of verses underneath the bough (DL & HE)
WAX3508-1 13-16 Apr 28
WAX3508-6 12 Oct 28 9599 CD: TT-3013
 
But if the Soul can fling the Dust aside (DL)
I sent my Soul through the invisible
WAX3607-2 7 May 28 9600 CDs: 0044; TT-3013
 
Alas, that Spring should vanish with the Rose! (Quartette)
WAX3606-1 7 May 28 9602 CD TT-3013
 
With orchestra, cond.: Clarence Raybould
96) Peer Gynt: Solveig’s song (Ibsen/Grieg)
WAX3513-1-2 17 Apr 28 9577 L1458 CDs 0044; TT-3013
 
97) She wandered down the mountain side (Stephenson/Clay)
WAX3514-1 17 Apr 28 9577 L1458 CD: 0044
 
With Ketèlbey, piano
98) Moon enchanted (Dowdon/ Maurice Besly) with Hubert Eisdell
WAX4251-1 5 Nov 28 9601
 
99) Come silver moon (Londonderry Air) (Dowdon/arr. Besly)
with Hubert Eisdell
WAX 4252-1-2 5 Nov 28 9612
 
100) Love's dream (Liebestraum) (Liszt arr. Besly)
with Hubert Eisdell and J. H. Squire Celeste Octet
WAX4253-1-2-3 5 Nov 28 9612
 
With Beecham (piano), rec, Portman Rooms, Baker Street, London
101) Seven Danish Songs: Irmelin rose (Jacobsen/Delius)
WAX5068-1-2-3 24 Jun 29 SHB 32 LP: EX29 0169 3
CD: SOMM BEECHAM 8
 
102) Seven Songs from The Norwegian a) Cradle song (Archer/Delius)
b) The Nightingale has a lyre of gold (Grist/Delius arr. Beecham)
WAX5069-1 24 Jun 29 L2344 9-92-M LP: HLM 7033
CDs: Dutton CDLX 7011; SOMM BEECHAM 8

with J. H. Squire Celeste Octet
103) The sweetest flower that blows (Peterson/Hawley)
with Hubert Eisdell
WA9271-1-2 9 Jul 29 DB 157
 
104) Marigold (Dowdon/Besly) with Hubert Eisdell
WA9272-1-2 9 Jul 29 DB 157
 
105) Love's old sweet song (Bingham/Molloy) with Hubert Eisdell
WAX5102-1-2 9 Jul 29 9895 CD: 0004

106) Moon enchanted (Besley) with Hubert Eisdell
WAX5103-1-2 9 Jul 29 9895
 
With Beecham, piano
107) Seven Songs from The Norwegian: Evening voices (Twilight Fancies) (Delius)
WAX5104-1-2-3 10 Jul 29 L2344 9092-M LP: HLM 7033
CDs: Dutton CDLX 7011; SOMM BEECHAM 8; 0044
 
108) Songs to poems by Paul Verlaine: a) Le ciel est par-dessus le toit (Delius)
b) Viol (violets) (Holstein/Delius)
WAX5105-1-2 10 Jul 29 SHB 32 LP; EX29 0911 3 CD: SOMM BEECHAM 8
 
With String Quartet
109) The old folks at home (Foster arr. K. Parker) with Hubert Eisdell
WA10149-1-2 5 Mar 30 DB 101
 
110) Clari: Home sweet home (Payne, Bishop arr. K. Parker)
with Hubert Eisdell
WA10150-1-2-3 5 Mar 30 DB 101
 
With piano, recorded in the large studio, Petty France, London
111) Early one morning (traditional)
WA10463-1-2 6 June 30 rejected
WA10463-3-4 14 Aug, 30 rejected
 
112) One morning very early (Traditional arr. O’Reilly/Sanderson)
WA10464-1-2-3 6 June 30 rejected
WA10464-4-5 14 Aug 30 rejected
WA10463-6-7 8 Jan. 31 rejected
 
113) The last rose of summer (Stevenson/Moore)
WA10465-1-2 6 June 30 rejected
WA10465-3=4 14 Aug. 30 rejected
WA10465-5-6 8 Jan. 31 rejected
 
114) Cherry ripe (Herrick/Horn)
WA10466-1-2 11 June 30 rejected
WA10466-3-4 14 Aug. 30 rejected
 
115) Sweet Nightingale (Traditional Cornish?)
WA10467-1-2 11 June 30 rejected
WA10467-3-4 15 Aug 30 rejected
 
116) The lass with the delicate air (Anon./M.Arne
WA10468-1-2 11 June 30 rejected
WA10468-3-4 15 Aug 30 rejected
WA10468-5-6 8 Jan 31 rejected
 
With piano
117) Two Little Irish Songs (a) To my first love (Hamilton/Löhr) (b) You'd better ask me (Lover/Löhr) both with Hubert Eisdell 
WA11168-2 6 Feb 31 DB 431
 
118) The little Irish girl (Teschemacher/Löhr) with Hubert Eisdell
WA11169-1-2 6 Feb 31 DB 431

With piano, recorded in No. 3 studio, Abbey Road, London
From now CA=10 in-in. (25 cm.); CAX= 12 in. (30 cm.)
119) Absent (Glen/Metcalf) with Hubert Eisdell
CA12227-1-2 26 Jan 32 rejected

120) Until (Teschemacher/Sanderson) with Hubert Eisdell
CA12228-1-2 26 Nov 31 rejected
 
121) Bird Songs at Eventide (Barrie/Coates) with Hubert Eisdell
CA12229-1-2 26 Nov 31 rejected
 
122) Down the vale (Hadath/Moir) with Hubert Eisdell
CA12230-1-2 26 Nov 31 rejected

123) O willow, willow (??)
CA12236-1-2 27 Nov 31 rejected
 
124) Under the greenwood tree (Shakespeare/T. Arne)
CA12237-1-2 27 Nov 31 rejected
 
125) The dashing white sergeant (Burgoyne/Bishop)
CA12238-1-2 27 Nov 31 rejected
 
With orchestra, cond. Clarence Raybould
126) Absent (Glen/Metcalf) with Hubet Eisdell
CA12227-3-4 26 Jan. 32 DB 771 CD: 0004
 
127) Until (Teschemacher/Sanderson) with Hubert Eisdell
CA12228-3-4 26 Jan. 32 DB 880 CD: 0004
 
128) Bird Songs at Eventide (Barrie/Coates) with Hubert Eisdell
CA12229-3-4 26 Jan 32 DB 880 CD: 0004
 
129) Down the vale (Hadath/Moir) with Hubert Eisdell
CA122230-3-4 26 Jan 32 DB 771
 
with orchestra
130) The Creation (Haydn): With verdure clad
CAX6287-1-2 9 Feb 32 DX 334 9115-M CDs: 0004; 0044; BP 9797
 
131) Should he upbraid (Shakespeare/Bishop)
CAX6288-1 9 Feb 32 DX 334 9115-M CDs: GEMM CD 9130; 0044
BP 9797
 
with Leeds Festival Chorus; cond. Sir Thomas Beecham. Recorded in Leeds Town Hall
132) Mass in C minor, K. 427: Kyrie Eleison (Mozart) pt. 1
CA14771-1 4 Oct 34 LB 19 LX 370 CD: Pearl GEMM 9081
 
133) Mass in C minor, K. 427: Kyrie Eleison (Mozart) pt. 2
CA14772-1 4 Oct, 34 LB 19 LX 370 CD: Pearl GEMM 9081
 
134) Mass in C minor, K. 427: Sanctus (Mozart)
CAX7416-1-2 4 Oct. 34
 
With Beecham (piano). Recorded in No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London
135) Four Old English Lyrics: a) So white, so soft, so sweet is she (Jonson/Delius ; b) To daffodils (Herrick/Delius
CAX7378-1 4 Dec. 34

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136)La Bohème (Puccini): Act IV complete with DL (Mimi) Heddle Nash(Rodolfo) ,Stella Andreva (Musetta), John Brownlee (Marcello), Robert Easton (Colline), Robert Alva (Schaunard); London Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. cond. Sir Thomas Beecham. Rec. No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (four 12 in. discs)

CAX7684/90 25 Nov/9 Dec 35 LX523/6 688772D-68774D (M-274)US
LP: HQM 1234; CDs: Pearl GEMM 9473; Dutton CDLX-7012
 
Labbette appears on the following sides:
 
C’è Mimi
CAX7686-1-2-3 9 Dec. 35 LX524 LX 8268 68772-D
 
Non parlar, non parlar
CAX7687-1-2 9 Dec. 35 LX 524 LX 8269 68772-D
 
Sono andati
CAX7688-1 9 Dec. 35 LX 525 LX 8289 68773-D
 
Tornò al nido la rondine e cinguetta
CAX7689-1-2 9 Dec 35 LX 525 LX 8268 68773-D
 
Oh! come è bello e morbido
CAX7690-1-29 Dec. 35 LX 526 LX 8267 68774-D

 
With London Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Sir Thomas Beecham. Rec. No. 1 studio, Abbey Road, London.
137) La Bohème (Puccini): Donde lieta uscì
CAX7771-1-2-3-4-5 3 Apr 36 LX 526 LX 8266 68774-D
LP: HQM 1234; CD: Pearl GEMM 9473
 
With London Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Sir Thomas Beecham
138) a) Autumn (Jacobsen/Delius); b) The Violet (Holstein/Delius)
CAX8190-1-1A-2-2A 11 Feb 38 test CD: S0MM BEECHAM 8
 
139) a) Five Songs: I-Brasil (Sharp/Delius)
b) Seven Songs from The Norwegian: Klein (Sweet) Venevil (Lobendanz/
Delius)
CAX8191-1 11 Feb 38 test CD: SOMM BEECHAM 8
 
140) Seven Songs from The Norwegian: Evening Voices (Copeland/Delius)
CAX8192-1 11 Feb, 38 test
 
with Gerald Moore (piano)
141) a) Seven Danish songs: Irmelin rose (Jacobsen/Delius)
b) Four Old English Lyrics: b) So white, so soft, so sweet is she (Jonson/
Delius)
CAX8230-1-2 9 Apr 38 test LP: WRC SHB-32
 
142) Songs to Poems by Paul Verlaine: a) Le ciel est par-dessus le toit (Delius); b) La lune blanche (Delius)
CAX8231-1-2 9 Apr 38 test LP: WRC SHB-32

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DORA LABBETTE ON LP (not intended to be exhaustive)
 
World Record Club SHB 32 Delius Society: 101, 102, 107, 108, 138, 139, 140, 141, 142
HQM 1234 La Bohème Act 4: 136, 137
HLM 7033 Great British Sopranos: 102, 107
EX 29 0169 3: The Record of Singing, Vol. 3: 101

 
DORA LABBETTE ON CD (not intended to be exhaustive)  
Truesound Transfers Dora Labbette TT-3013: 12, 16, 48, 49, 54, 57, 81, 82, 84, 85, 87, 94, 95, 96 

La Bohème Act IV: Pearl GEMM 9473 & Dutton CDLX-7012: 136, 137
 
Dora Labbette Greenhorn CD 0044: 24, 27, 41, 42, 43, 44, 62, 65, 66. 67, 87, 88, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 107, 130, 131
 
Dora Labbette & Hubert Eisdell Greenhorn CD 0004; 24, 27, 31, 32, 41, 42, 87, 105, 126, 127, 128, 130
 
SOMM Beecham 8: 101, 102, 107, 108, 138, 139, 140
 
Symposium 1123: 16
 
Dutton CDAX 8019: 75, 76
 
Dutton CDLX 7011: 102, 107
 
Dutton CDBP 9797: A Cavalcade of English Singers: 130, 131
 
Messiah Pearl GEMM CDS 9456: 79. 80
 
AJA 5130; No. 93
 
In a Persian Garden: No. 95
 
Pearl GEMM 9081: No. 132, 133 


Acknowledgement
Research by Alan Kelly and Malcolm Walker enabled the author to prepare a basic discography. When the Record Collector received it, the Editor called on others to help make the list more complete: Christian Zwarg, Larry Holdridge, and David Mason. To everyone, my sincere thanks.
 


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