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Prima Voce - Great Singers At The Gran Teatro Del Liceo

Release Date: 06/20/1995 
Label:  Nimbus   Catalog #: 7869   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Georges BizetGiuseppe VerdiAmbroise ThomasRichard Wagner,   ... 
Performer:  Giovanni ZenatelloMaria GayTito SchipaConchita Supervia,   ... 
Conductor:  Angelo AlbergoniLorenzo MolajoliCarlo SabajnoRobert Heger,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  OrchestraChorusMilan Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

A portion of the proceeds from this disc are pledged to the Liceo Reconstruction Fund. The theatre was destroyed by fire in January 1994. A portion of the proceeds from this disc are pledged to the Liceo Reconstruction Fund. The theatre was destroyed by fire in January 1994. Read less

Works on This Recording

Carmen: C'est toi! C'est moi!...Carmen, il est temps encore by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Giovanni Zenatello (Tenor), Maria Gay (Mezzo Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 1930 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Jamais, Carmen, ne cédera..." 
Rigoletto: La donna è mobile by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Tito Schipa (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/16/1925 
Length: 2 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Mignon: Connais-tu le pays? by Ambroise Thomas
Performer:  Conchita Supervia (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Angelo Albergoni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; France 
Date of Recording: 02/1927 
Length: 3 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
La traviata: Ah, fors' è lui...Sempre libera by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Lionello Cecil (Tenor), Mercedes Capsir (Soprano)
Conductor:  Lorenzo Molajoli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/03/1928 
Length: 8 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins "E strano..." 
Il trovatore: Il balen del suo sorriso by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Guglielmo Masini (Bass), Apollo Granforte (Baritone)
Conductor:  Carlo Sabajno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/15/1928 
Length: 5 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Tristan und Isolde: Und drauf Isolde by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Lauritz Melchior (Tenor)
Conductor:  Robert Heger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Germany 
Date of Recording: 05/13/1930 
Length: 4 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: German 
Lohengrin: Einsam in trüben Tagen "Elsa's dream" by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Hina Spani (Soprano)
Conductor:  Carlo Sabajno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Date of Recording: 04/10/1928 
Length: 4 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Marina: Feliz morada by Emilio Arrieta
Performer:  Miguel Fleta (Tenor), Emilio Sagi-Barba (Baritone)
Conductor:  Gelabert,
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855/1871; Spain 
Date of Recording: 03/18/1927 
Length: 4 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: Spanish 
Notes: This selection begins with "Se fue la ingrata..." 
Le pardon de Ploërmel "Dinorah": Ombre legère by Giacomo Meyerbeer
Performer:  Elvira De Hidalgo (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1924 
Length: 5 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Aida: Celeste Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Hipolito Lazaro (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/01/1916 
Length: 4 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins "Se quel guerrier..." 
Hamlet: Ombre chère, ombre vengereuse by Ambroise Thomas
Performer:  Titta Ruffo (Baritone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; France 
Date of Recording: 1907 
Length: 1 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
La sonnambula: Ah, non credea mirarti by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Graziella Pareto (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1907 
Length: 3 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Rigoletto: Parmi veder le lagrime...Possente amor mi chiama by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  José Palet (Tenor)
Written: 1851 
Date of Recording: 09/1905 
Length: 2 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Maria di Rohan: Bella e di sol vestita by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Mattia Battistini (Baritone)
Conductor:  Carlo Sabajno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/06/1911 
Length: 3 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins "Son cifre di Riccardo..." 
Lorenza: Ecco mia giovinezza by Edoardo Mascheroni
Performer:  Francisco Viñas (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901; Rome, Italy 
Date of Recording: 1905 
Length: 2 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Largo al factotum by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Riccardo Stracciari (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Italy 
Date of Recording: C1910 
Length: 4 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Una voce poco fa...Io sono dolcile by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Maria Barrientos (Soprano)
Date of Recording: 04/19/1920 
Length: 7 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: Italian 

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