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Opera Souvenirs - Four Canadian Singers


Release Date: 12/30/2003 
Label:  Xxi   Catalog #: 420   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Georges BizetLéo DelibesEdvard GriegThomas Campion,   ... 
Performer:  Sarah FischerPauline DonaldaEva GauthierEmma Albani
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by various composers. Soloists: Sarah Fischer (mezzo), Pauline Donalda, Eva Gauthier, Emma Albani. Includes work(s) by various composers. Soloists: Sarah Fischer (mezzo), Pauline Donalda, Eva Gauthier, Emma Albani. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Carmen: Je dis que rien ne m'épouvante "Micaëla's Aria" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Sarah Fischer (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 1919 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: French 
2. Les Filles de Cadiz "Chanson Espagnole" by Léo Delibes
Performer:  Sarah Fischer (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 1919 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: French 
3. Peer Gynt, Op. 23: no 18, Solvejg's Song by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Sarah Fischer (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874-1875; Norway 
Date of Recording: 1919 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: French 
4. Second Booke of Ayres, 'Light Conceits of Lovers': The peacefull westerne winde by Thomas Campion
Performer:  Sarah Fischer (Mezzo Soprano)
Written: pub 1613 
Date of Recording: 1923 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: English 
5. What thing is love by John Bartlett
Performer:  Sarah Fischer (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 17th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 1923 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 0 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: English 
6. Third and Last Booke of Songes or Aires: no 15, Weep you no more, sad fountains by John Dowland
Performer:  Sarah Fischer (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1603; England 
Date of Recording: 1923 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Language: English 
7. Wither Runneth My Sweet Heart by John Bartlett
Performer:  Sarah Fischer (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 17th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 1923 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 0 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Language: English 
8. By the bend in the river by Clara Edwards
Performer:  Sarah Fischer (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927; USA 
Date of Recording: 1939 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: English 
9. Don Giovanni, K 527: Vedrai, carino se sei buonino by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Pauline Donalda (Soprano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
Date of Recording: 10/11/1907 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 40 Secs. 
10. I Pagliacci: Stridono lassù by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Pauline Donalda (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1908 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 9 Secs. 
11. La Bohème: Si, mi chiamano Mimì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Pauline Donalda (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1908 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 40 Secs. 
12. Faust: Ah! je ris de me voir si belle "Jewel Song" by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Pauline Donalda (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Date of Recording: 07/1908 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
13. Love's way by Francesco Paolo Tosti
Performer:  Pauline Donalda (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1908 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 43 Secs. 
14. Who can tell me? by Wynne
Performer:  Pauline Donalda (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 07/1908 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 12 Secs. 
15. Isabeau s'y promène by Achille Fortier
Performer:  Eva Gauthier (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Canada 
Date of Recording: 04/04/1917 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: French 
16. La vivandière: Viens avec nous, petit by Benjamin Godard
Performer:  Eva Gauthier (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1895; France 
Date of Recording: 03/14/1917 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: French 
17. Le retour de promis by Josef Dessauer
Performer:  Eva Gauthier (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 03/14/1917 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Language: French 
18. Le timbre d'argent: Le bonheur "Helen's Romance" by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Eva Gauthier (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
Date of Recording: 03/02/1917 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 
19. Werther: Va! laisse couler mes larmes! by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Eva Gauthier (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; France 
Date of Recording: 01/26/1917 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: French 
20. Panis angelicus by César Franck
Performer:  Eva Gauthier (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
Date of Recording: 01/26/1917 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
21. Viva la Canadienne by Traditional
Performer:  Eva Gauthier (Mezzo Soprano)
Written: Canada 
Date of Recording: 04/04/1917 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: French 
22. Theodora, HWV 68: Angels ever bright and fair by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Emma Albani (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1749-1750; London, England 
Date of Recording: 1902 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
23. L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato, HWV 55: Sweet bird, that shun'st the noise of folly by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Emma Albani (Soprano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1740; London, England 
Date of Recording: C1904 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
24. Le pré aux clercs: Souvenirs de jeune âge by Louis Ferdinand Herold
Performer:  Emma Albani (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: C1904 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 23 Secs. 
25. L'éte by Cécile Louise Chaminade
Performer:  Emma Albani (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 1905 
Venue:  Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 9 Secs. 
26. Robin Adair by Traditional
Performer:  Emma Albani (Soprano)
Written: Scotland 
Date of Recording: 1903 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 26 Secs. 
27. Ave Maria by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Emma Albani (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Date of Recording: 1905 
Venue:  Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Notes: This work is based on J.S. Bach's Prelude no 1 in C from 'The Well-Tempered Clavier.' 

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