Ella Fitzgerald – Sings The Cole Porter Song Book (1956) [Reissue 2016] SACD ISO + DSF DSD64 + Hi-Res FLAC

Ella Fitzgerald – Sings The Cole Porter Song Book (1956) [Reissue 2016]
SACD Rip | SACD ISO | DSD64 2.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 108:57 minutes | Front/Rear Covers | 4,37 GB
or DSD64 2.0 (from SACD-ISO to Tracks.dsf) > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | Front/Rear Covers | 4,3 GB
or FLAC (carefully converted & encoded to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Front/Rear Covers | 1,95 GB

Long considered a jewel in Verve Records’ very impressive crown, Fitzgerald’s songbook collections of various composers–a series that was started by the success of this set–are all wonderful, but her natural wit and intelligence was at its most perfect with Cole Porter’s erudite, urbane songs. While not as scat-oriented as her small group outings, these Porter sets offer her most realized pop performances. Also, the gold remastering does a fine job of bringing out the nuances in the arrangements, making this a treasure for the serious collector and the casual listener alike. A true American music gem.

Ella Fitzgerald had the ability to personalize some of the most recognizable material from the foremost songwriters in American popular music history. In this instance, the combination of Cole Porter’s words and Fitzgerald’s interpretation of them created one of the most sought after sessions in vocal history – embraced by jazz and pop fans alike, transcending boundaries often associated with those genres. Originally released in 1956 on the Verve label, such standards as “Night and Day,” “I Love Paris,” “What Is This Thing Called Love,” “I’ve Got You Under My Skin,” “You’re the Top,” and “Love for Sale” secured one of Ella Fitzgerald’s crowning moments. The success of these early Porter (and previous Gershwin) sessions brought about numerous interpretations of other songbooks throughout the next several years including those of Rodgers and Hart, Duke Ellington, Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen, and Irving Berlin.


01. All Through The Night
02. Anything Goes
03. Miss Otis Regrets (She’s Unable To Lunch Today)
04. Too Darn Hot
05. In The Still Of The Night
06. I Get A Kick Out Of You
07. Do I Love You?
08. Always True To You In My Fashion
09. Let’s Do It
10. Just One Of Those Things
11. Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye
12. All Of You
13. Begin The Beguine
14. Get Out Of Town
15. I Am In Love
16. From This Moment On
17. I Love Paris
18. You Do Something To Me
19. Ridin’ High
20. Easy To Love
21. It’s All Right With Me
22. Why Can’t You Behave?
23. What Is This Thing Called Love?
24. You’re The Top
25. Love For Sale
26. It’s DeLovely
27. Night And Day
28. Ace In The Hole
29. So In Love
30. I’ve Got You Under My Skin
31. I Concentrate On You
32. Don’t Fence Me In

Arranged & Conducted by Buddy Bregman.
Produced by Norman Granz. Recorded on February 7–9 & March 27, 1956.
Mastered From The Original Mono Tapes by Ryan K. Smith at Sterling Sound.
Analog Spark/Verve/Universal # B0024938-06







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