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America's Singers Recorded - The First Generation

American's Singers Recorded: First Generation / Va
Release Date: 12/26/2006 
Label:  Symposium   Catalog #: 1361   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Frederic H. CowenGaetano BragaWalter DamroschRichard Strauss,   ... 
Performer:  Ada AdiniDavid BisphamLillian NordicaEmma Juch,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 20 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by various composers. Soloists: Belle Cole, Ada Adini, David Bispham, Lillian Nordica, Zélie de Lussan, Rosa Linde Wright, Alice Esty, Emma Eames, Arthur van Eweyk, Edyth Walker, Evan Williams, Robert Blass, Berthe Auguez de Montalant, Dennis O'Sullivan, George Hamlin, Sarah Jane Charles-Cahier, Susan Strong, Léon Rains, Louise Homer, Clarence Whitehill, Emilio de Gorgoza, Esther Palliser, Suzanne Adams, Lillian Blauvelt, Minnie Saltzmann-Stevens. Includes work(s) by various composers. Soloists: Belle Cole, Ada Adini, David Bispham, Lillian Nordica, Zélie de Lussan, Rosa Linde Wright, Alice Esty, Emma Eames, Arthur van Eweyk, Edyth Walker, Evan Williams, Robert Blass, Berthe Auguez de Montalant, Dennis O'Sullivan, George Hamlin, Sarah Jane Charles-Cahier, Susan Strong, Léon Rains, Louise Homer, Clarence Whitehill, Emilio de Gorgoza, Esther Palliser, Suzanne Adams, Lillian Blauvelt, Minnie Saltzmann-Stevens. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. The promise of life, for voice & accompaniment by Frederic H. Cowen
Period: Modern 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 2 Secs. 
2. La Serenata, for solo piano ("Angel's Serenade") by Gaetano Braga
Performer:  Ada Adini ()
Venue:  Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
3. Danny Deever for voice & piano, Op. 2 by Walter Damrosch
Performer:  David Bispham ()
Period: Modern 
Venue:  United States 
Length: 3 Minutes 59 Secs. 
4. Lieder (6), Op. 17: no 2, Ständchen by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Lillian Nordica ()
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885-1887; Germany 
Venue:  United States 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
5. Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: Come unto him by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Emma Juch (Voice)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741; England 
Venue:  New York, NY 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
6. Rosy Morn, song for voice by Landon Ronald
Performer:  Zelie de Lussan ()
Period: Modern 
Venue:  New York, NY 
Length: 1 Minutes 58 Secs. 
7. Les Huguenots, grand opera in 5 acts: Nobil signor salute by Giacomo Meyerbeer
Performer:  Rosa Linde Wright (Voice)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836; France 
Venue:  United States 
Length: 3 Minutes 46 Secs. 
8. Lurline, opera: Sweet spirit hear my prayer by William Vincent Wallace
Performer:  Alice Esty ()
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
9. Véronique: Duo de l'âne by André Messager
Performer:  Emma Eames (Voice)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; France 
Venue:  Camden, NJ 
Length: 4 Minutes 37 Secs. 
10. Das Rheingold: Weiche, Wotan, weiche by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Edyth Walker (Voice)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854; Germany 
Venue:  Berlin, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 52 Secs. 
11. Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63: Sound an alarm! by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Evan Williams (Voice)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1747; London, England 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 23 Secs. 
12. Robert le diable, grand opera in 5 acts: Robert toi que j'aime by Giacomo Meyerbeer
Performer:  Verthe Auguez de Montalant ()
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Venue:  Paris, France 
Length: 4 Minutes 8 Secs. 
13. Believe me, if all those endearing young charms by Thomas Moore
Performer:  Dennis O'Sullivan (Voice)
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 8 Secs. 
14. Cavalleria Rusticana: O Lola, ch'ai di latti la cammisa by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  George Hamlin (Voice)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/1991 
Venue:  New York, NY 
Length: 2 Minutes 29 Secs. 
15. Carmen: En vain pour éviter les réponses amčres "Card Aria" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Sarah Walker (Voice)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Venue:  Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 47 Secs. 
16. Hérodiade, opera in 4 acts: Il est doux, il est bon by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Susan Strong (Voice)
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: France 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 40 Secs. 
17. Tannhäuser: Gar viel und schön by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Léon Rains (Voice)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845/1861; Germany 
Venue:  Berlin, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 6 Secs. 
18. Adriana Lecouvreur: Acerba volutta by Francesco Cilča
Performer:  Louise Homer (Voice)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; Italy 
Venue:  New York, NY 
Length: 4 Minutes 10 Secs. 
19. Die Walküre: Nicht streb, O Maid by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Clarence Whitehill (Voice)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 4 Secs. 
20. The sweetest flower, song for voice by Charles Hawley
Performer:  Esther Palliser (Voice)
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
21. Coquette by Leo Stern
Performer:  Suzanne [Soprano Vocal] Adams (Voice)
Period: Romantic 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 45 Secs. 
22. I vespri siciliani: Mercč, dilette amiche "Bolero" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Lillian Blauvelt (Voice)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855; Italy 
Venue:  New York, NY 
Length: 2 Minutes 0 Secs. 
23. Songs (6), Op. 48: no 4, Die Ehre Gottes aus der Natur by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Arthur van Eweyk ()
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1802; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Camden, NJ 
Length: 2 Minutes 47 Secs. 
24. Die Zauberflöte, K 620: In diesen heil'gen Hallen by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Robert Blass (Voice)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  New York, NY 
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 

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