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Jussi Björling - Classic Arias & Duets Of Bizet, Puccini, Et Al

Bjorling,Jussi
Release Date: 01/29/2013 
Label:  Regis   Catalog #: 1080   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Georges BizetJules MassenetCharles GounodGiuseppe Verdi,   ... 
Performer:  Robert MerrillJussi BjörlingEmil MarkowHarry Ebert
Conductor:  Renato CelliniNils Grevillius
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: n/a 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes opera(s): excerpt(s) by various composers. Ensembles: Orchestra, RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra. Conductors: Nils Grevillius, Renato Cellini. Soloists: Jussi Björling, Robert Merrill. Includes opera(s): excerpt(s) by various composers. Ensembles: Orchestra, RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra. Conductors: Nils Grevillius, Renato Cellini. Soloists: Jussi Björling, Robert Merrill. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Les pêcheurs de perles: Au fond du temple saint by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Robert Merrill (), Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Renato Cellini
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; France 
Date of Recording: 1951 
Length: 4 Minutes 36 Secs. 
2.
Carmen: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée "Flower song" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 1938 
Length: 3 Minutes 51 Secs. 
3.
Manon: Ah! fuyez, douce image by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883-1884; France 
Date of Recording: 1945 
Length: 4 Minutes 30 Secs. 
4.
Roméo et Juliette: Ah! lève-toi, soleil by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; France 
Date of Recording: 1946 
Length: 3 Minutes 21 Secs. 
5.
Aida: Celeste Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Renato Cellini
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1951 
Length: 4 Minutes 41 Secs. 
6.
La forza del destino: Solenne in quest' ora by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Robert Merrill (), Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Renato Cellini
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1951 
Length: 4 Minutes 10 Secs. 
7.
Don Carlos: Io l'ho perduta by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Robert Merrill (), Jussi Björling (), Emil Markow (Voice)
Conductor:  Renato Cellini
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867/1884; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1951 
Length: 10 Minutes 31 Secs. 
8.
Otello: Si, pel ciel marmoreo giuro! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Robert Merrill (), Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Renato Cellini
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1951 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 
9.
La Gioconda: Cielo e mar by Amilcare Ponchielli
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Renato Cellini
Written: 1876 
Date of Recording: 1951 
Length: 4 Minutes 23 Secs. 
10.
Manon Lescaut: Donna non vidi mai by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Renato Cellini,  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1948 
Length: 2 Minutes 24 Secs. 
11.
La Bohème: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1936 
Length: 4 Minutes 19 Secs. 
12.
La Bohème: O Mimì, tu più non torni by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Robert Merrill (), Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Renato Cellini
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1951 
Length: 4 Minutes 11 Secs. 
13.
Cavalleria Rusticana: O Lola, bianca come fior di spino by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 1948 
Length: 2 Minutes 34 Secs. 
14.
Cavalleria Rusticana: Mamma, quel vino è generoso "Addio" by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1944 
Length: 3 Minutes 48 Secs. 
15.
I Pagliacci: Recitar!...Vesti la giubba by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1944 
Length: 3 Minutes 40 Secs. 
16.
Mattinata by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1944 
Length: 2 Minutes 15 Secs. 
17.
Romanze (2): no 1, Ideale by Francesco Paolo Tosti
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1882 
Date of Recording: 1937 
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
18.
L' Africaine, grand opera in 5 acts: Mi batte il cor... O Paradiso! by Giacomo Meyerbeer
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1864 
Date of Recording: 1937 
Length: 3 Minutes 13 Secs. 
19.
Skogen sover (Sleeping Forest), song for voice & piano (or orchestra), Op. 28/6, R63/6 by Hugo Alfvén
Performer:  Jussi Björling (), Harry Ebert (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1908; Sweden 
Date of Recording: 1939 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 

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