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Jussi Bjoerling - Rarities


Release Date: 06/06/2000 
Label:  Vai Audio   Catalog #: 1189   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Giacomo PucciniGiacomo MeyerbeerGiuseppe VerdiCharles Gounod,   ... 
Performer:  Jussi BjörlingDonald DicksonEleanor SteberAnne-Lisa Björling,   ... 
Conductor:  Erno RapéeJosé IturbiFrieder WeissmannSixten Ehrling,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  General Motors Symphony OrchestraFord Motor Symphony OrchestraFord Motor Symphony Chorus,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 12 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Tosca: Recondita armonia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Erno Rapée
Orchestra/Ensemble:  General Motors Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/05/1937 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
2.
L'Africaine: O paradis sorti de l'onde by Giacomo Meyerbeer
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Erno Rapée
Orchestra/Ensemble:  General Motors Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865; Germany 
Date of Recording: 12/05/1937 
Length: 3 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
3.
La forza del destino: Solenne in quest' ora by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Donald Dickson (Baritone), Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Erno Rapée
Orchestra/Ensemble:  General Motors Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/05/1937 
Length: 4 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
4.
Faust: Salut! demeure chaste et pure by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  José Iturbi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ford Motor Symphony Orchestra,  Ford Motor Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Date of Recording: 11/13/1938 
Length: 6 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: Swedish 
5.
Messe solennelle de Sainte Cécile: Sanctus by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  José Iturbi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ford Motor Symphony Orchestra,  Ford Motor Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855; France 
Date of Recording: 11/13/1938 
Length: 5 Minutes 42 Secs. 
6.
Manon: Instant charmant...En fermant les yeux "Dream of des Grieux" by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Eleanor Steber (Soprano), Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  José Iturbi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ford Motor Symphony Orchestra,  Ford Motor Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883-1884; France 
Date of Recording: 11/13/1938 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: French 
7.
Lieder (4), Op. 27: no 2, Cäcilie by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  José Iturbi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ford Motor Symphony Orchestra,  Ford Motor Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/13/1938 
Length: 2 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: German 
8.
Carmen: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée "Flower song" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Frieder Weissmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilversum Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 06/08/1939 
Length: 3 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
9.
Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sixten Ehrling
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/1943 
Length: 2 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
10.
Funiculì funiculà by Luigi Denza
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ford Motor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Naples, Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/08/1940 
Length: 2 Minutes 37 Secs. 
11.
A Dream by James Carroll Bartlett
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ford Motor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1920; USA 
Date of Recording: 12/08/1940 
Length: 2 Minutes 37 Secs. 
12.
Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Performer:  Anne-Lisa Björling (Soprano), Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/22/1945 
Venue:  Live  NBC Studio, Rockefeller Center, NY 
Length: 2 Minutes 33 Secs. 
13.
Repentir "O Divine Redeemer" by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Howard Barlow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Voice of Firestone Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 04/15/1946 
Length: 4 Minutes 44 Secs. 
14.
Clorinda by Orlando Morgan
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Donald Voorhees
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
Date of Recording: 03/15/1948 
Length: 1 Minutes 18 Secs. 
15.
Aida: Celeste Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Donald Voorhees
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/12/1951 
Length: 4 Minutes 16 Secs. 
16.
Il trovatore: Quel suon...Ah! che la morte "Miserere" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Eleanor Steber (Soprano), Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Howard Barlow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Voice of Firestone Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/21/1946 
Length: 5 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
17.
Mattinata by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Donald Voorhees
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/15/1948 
Length: 2 Minutes 5 Secs. 
18.
Faust: Quittons ce lieu sombre by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Donald Dickson (Baritone), Grace Moore (Soprano), Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Erno Rapée
Orchestra/Ensemble:  General Motors Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Date of Recording: 12/05/1937 
Length: 2 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: French 
19.
Rose of Tralee by Charles William Glover
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Donald Voorhees
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Ireland 
Date of Recording: 03/12/1951 
Length: 3 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Notes: This work was composed in collaboration with C. Mordaunt Spencer. 
20.
At last our people stand by Hugo Alfvén
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Ille Gustafsson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Swedish Army Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Sweden 
Date of Recording: 06/06/1953 
Venue:  Stockholm Stadium, Sweden 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Swedish 
21.
Les soirées musicales: no 8, La danza by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ford Motor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1830-1835; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/08/1940 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: Swedish 

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