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Lebendige Vergangenheit - Robert Merrill Vol 3


Release Date: 08/31/2004 
Label:  Preiser Records   Catalog #: 89592   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Gaetano DonizettiPietro MascagniRuggero LeoncavalloGeorge Gershwin,   ... 
Performer:  Ezio PinzaLuigi VellucciRobert MerrillZinka Milanov,   ... 
Conductor:  Renato CelliniRobert Russell BennettRuss CaseH. Leopold Spitalny,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor OrchestraRuss Case OrchestraOrchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by various composers. Soloist: Robert Merrill. Includes work(s) by various composers. Soloist: Robert Merrill. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Lucia di Lammermoor: Cruda, funesta smania...La pietade by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Ezio Pinza (Bass Baritone), Luigi Vellucci (Tenor), Robert Merrill (Baritone)
Conductor:  Renato Cellini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Naples, Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/08/1952 
Length: 5 Minutes 35 Secs. 
2. Cavalleria Rusticana: Il cavallo scalpita by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Robert Merrill (Baritone)
Conductor:  Renato Cellini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/1953 
Length: 2 Minutes 24 Secs. 
3. Cavalleria Rusticana: Oh! Il Signore vi manda by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Robert Merrill (Baritone), Zinka Milanov (Soprano)
Conductor:  Renato Cellini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/1953 
Length: 4 Minutes 56 Secs. 
4. I Pagliacci: Silvio! a quest' ora...che imprudenza by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Victoria de los Angeles (Soprano), Robert Merrill (Tenor)
Conductor:  Renato Cellini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/1953 
Length: 8 Minutes 19 Secs. 
5. Porgy and Bess: A woman is a sometime thing by George Gershwin
Performer:  Robert Merrill (Baritone)
Conductor:  Robert Russell Bennett
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Date of Recording: 09/13/1950 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
6. Porgy and Bess: I got plenty o' nuttin' by George Gershwin
Performer:  Robert Merrill (Baritone)
Conductor:  Robert Russell Bennett
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Orchestra
Written: 1935 
Date of Recording: 09/13/1950 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
7. Porgy and Bess: Bess, you is my woman now by George Gershwin
Performer:  Robert Merrill (Baritone), Risë Stevens (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Robert Russell Bennett
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Date of Recording: 09/13/1950 
Length: 5 Minutes 0 Secs. 
8. Porgy and Bess: It ain't necessarily so by George Gershwin
Performer:  Robert Merrill (Baritone)
Conductor:  Robert Russell Bennett
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Date of Recording: 09/12/1950 
Length: 4 Minutes 4 Secs. 
9. Porgy and Bess: Oh Bess, where's my Bess? by George Gershwin
Performer:  Robert Merrill (Baritone)
Conductor:  Robert Russell Bennett
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Date of Recording: 09/12/1950 
Length: 9 Minutes 35 Secs. 
10. Show Boat: Ol' Man River by Jerome Kern
Performer:  Robert Merrill (Baritone)
Conductor:  Robert Russell Bennett
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927; USA 
Date of Recording: 1948 
Length: 3 Minutes 35 Secs. 
11. The New Moon: Wanting you by Sigmund Romberg
Performer:  Robert Merrill (Baritone), Dorothy Kirsten (Soprano)
Conductor:  Russ Case
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Russ Case Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; USA 
Date of Recording: 09/11/1947 
Length: 3 Minutes 25 Secs. 
12. The Three Musketeers: Ma belle by Rudolf Friml
Performer:  Robert Merrill (Baritone)
Conductor:  H. Leopold Spitalny
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; USA 
Date of Recording: 01/02/1946 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
13. Rose Marie: Indian Love Call "When I'm calling you" by Rudolf Friml
Performer:  Roberta Peters (Soprano), Robert Merrill (Baritone)
Conductor:  Charles Sanford
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; USA 
Date of Recording: 1952 
Length: 2 Minutes 49 Secs. 
14. Kiss Me, Kate: So in Love by Cole Porter
Performer:  Roberta Peters (Soprano), Robert Merrill (Baritone)
Conductor:  Charles Sanford
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1948; USA 
Date of Recording: 1952 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
15. My Life's Desire by Tolchard Evans
Performer:  Robert Merrill (Baritone)
Conductor:  Henri René
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Henri René Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: circa 1930; USA 
Date of Recording: 1951 
Length: 2 Minutes 37 Secs. 
16. My Beloved by Jay Livingston
Performer:  Robert Merrill (Baritone)
Conductor:  Hugo Winterhalter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hugo Winterhalter & His Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 1951 
Length: 3 Minutes 25 Secs. 
17. Phyllis has such charming graces by Traditional
Performer:  Robert Merrill (Baritone), Leila Edwards (Piano)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 1948 
Length: 2 Minutes 43 Secs. 
18. Mary of Allendale by Traditional
Performer:  Leila Edwards (Piano), Robert Merrill (Baritone)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 1948 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
19. Down by the Salley Gardens by Traditional
Performer:  Leila Edwards (Piano), Robert Merrill (Baritone)
Written: Ireland 
Date of Recording: 1948 
Length: 2 Minutes 42 Secs. 
20. Be merry, be merry by Anonymous
Performer:  Leila Edwards (Piano), Robert Merrill (Baritone)
Period: Medieval 
Written: 15th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 1948 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
21. A Ballynure Ballad by Traditional
Performer:  Leila Edwards (Piano), Robert Merrill (Baritone)
Written: Ireland 
Date of Recording: 1948 
Length: 1 Minutes 28 Secs. 
22. Oliver Cromwell by Traditional
Performer:  Robert Merrill (Baritone), Leila Edwards (Piano)
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 1948 
Length: 0 Minutes 43 Secs. 
23. My lovely Celia by George Monro
Performer:  Leila Edwards (Piano), Robert Merrill (Baritone)
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 1948 
Length: 2 Minutes 21 Secs. 

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