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Verdi: Rigoletto / Somma, Formichi, Taccani, Ferraris, Et Al


Release Date: 03/23/1999 
Label:  Preiser Records   Catalog #: 89234   Spars Code: AAD 
Composer:  Giuseppe VerdiCamille Saint-SaënsJules MassenetGiacomo Puccini,   ... 
Performer:  Vincenzo BettoniInes Maria FerrarisCesare FormichiGiuseppe Taccani,   ... 
Conductor:  Guglielmo SommaAlbert William KetèlbeySir Hamilton Harty
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala OrchestraMilan Teatro alla Scala ChorusOrchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 2 Hours 27 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Vincenzo Bettoni (Bass), Ines Maria Ferraris (Soprano), Cesare Formichi (Baritone),
Giuseppe Taccani (Tenor), Signora Caiani (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Guglielmo Somma
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1916 
Venue:  Milan, Italy 
Language: Italian 
2. Rigoletto: Pari siamo by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Cesare Formichi (Baritone)
Conductor:  Albert William Ketèlbey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1924 
3. Rigoletto: Povero Rigoletto...Cortigiani, vil razza dannata! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Cesare Formichi (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Hamilton Harty
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1924 
4. Otello: Credo in un Dio crudel by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Cesare Formichi (Baritone)
Conductor:  Albert William Ketèlbey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1924 
5. Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Maudite à jamais by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Cesare Formichi (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Hamilton Harty
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
Date of Recording: 1924 
6. Le jongleur de Notre-Dame: Fleurissait une Rose "Légende" by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Cesare Formichi (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Hamilton Harty
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; France 
Date of Recording: 1924 
7. Thaïs: Toi qui mis la pitié by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Cesare Formichi (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Hamilton Harty
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 
Date of Recording: 1924 
8. Thaïs: Voilà donc la terrible cité by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Cesare Formichi (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Hamilton Harty
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 
Date of Recording: 1924 
9. Tosca: Tre sbirri, una carrozza...Te Deum by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Cesare Formichi (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Hamilton Harty
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1924 
10. Tosca: Ella verrà by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Cesare Formichi (Baritone)
Conductor:  Albert William Ketèlbey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1924 
11. Tosca: Già! mi dicon venal by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Cesare Formichi (Baritone)
Conductor:  Albert William Ketèlbey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1924 
12. I Pagliacci: Sì può? [Prologue] by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Cesare Formichi (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Hamilton Harty
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1924 

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