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Massenet: Manon - The First Complete Recording (1923)


Release Date: 10/14/1997 
Label:  Marston   Catalog #: 52003   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Jules Massenet
Performer:  Fanny HeldyJean MarnyMarthe CoiffierMadeleine Sibille,   ... 
Conductor:  Paul-Henri Büsser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paris Opéra Comique OrchestraParis Opéra Comique Chorus
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 2 Hours 37 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The historically important first recording of Massenet's classic captures the French style of singing that is sadly lost today. This 2-CD set also includes a bonus cut of Georgette Brejan-Silver singing "The Fabliau" aria, written for her by Massenet. The historically important first recording of Massenet's classic captures the French style of singing that is sadly lost today. This 2-CD set also includes a bonus cut of Georgette Brejan-Silver singing "The Fabliau" aria, written for her by Massenet. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Manon by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Fanny Heldy (Soprano), Jean Marny (Tenor), Marthe Coiffier (Mezzo Soprano),
Madeleine Sibille (Mezzo Soprano), Lucienne Estève (Mezzo Soprano), Louis Morturier (Baritone),
Marguerite Julliot (Mezzo Soprano), Léon Ponzio (Baritone), Maurice Sauvageot (Baritone),
Pierre Dupré (Bass), Louis Mesmaecker (Tenor)
Conductor:  Paul-Henri Büsser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paris Opéra Comique Orchestra,  Paris Opéra Comique Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883-1884; France 
Date of Recording: 1923 
Venue:  Paris, France 
Length: 142 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: French 
2.
Manon: Oui, dans la bois et dans les plaines "Fabliau" by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Georgette Brejean-Silver (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883-1884; France 
Date of Recording: 1905 
Length: 3 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: French 
3.
Manon: Et je sais votre nom by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Lucette Korsoff (Soprano), Léon Beyle (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883-1884; France 
Date of Recording: 1908 
Length: 2 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: French 
4.
Manon: Nous vivrons à Paris! by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Lucette Korsoff (Soprano), Léon Beyle (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883-1884; France 
Date of Recording: 1908 
Length: 2 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: French 
5.
Manon: On l'appelle Manon by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Marguerite Carré (Soprano), Léon Beyle (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883-1884; France 
Date of Recording: 1904 
Length: 2 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Language: French 
6.
Manon: Voici les élégantes...Elle est charmante by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Aline Vallandri (Soprano), Hector Dufranne (Bass)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883-1884; France 
Date of Recording: 1908 
Length: 3 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: French 

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