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3 Legendary Tenors / Caruso, Gigli, Mccormack


Release Date: 07/16/1996 
Label:  Rca Victor Gold Seal Catalog #: 68534   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Giuseppe VerdiWolfgang Amadeus MozartGaetano DonizettiJacques Offenbach,   ... 
Performer:  Enrico CarusoJohn McCormackBeniamino GigliFritz Kreisler,   ... 
Conductor:  Walter RogersRosario BourdonJosef PasternackNathaniel Shilkret,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  OrchestraMetropolitan Opera ChorusMetropolitan Opera Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 7 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Rigoletto: La donna è mobile by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Enrico Caruso (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/16/2008 
Language: Italian 
2. Don Giovanni, K 527: Il mio tesoro intanto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  John McCormack (Tenor)
Conductor:  Walter Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
Date of Recording: 05/09/1916 
Language: Italian 
3. L'Elisir d'Amore: Una furtiva lagrima by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Rosario Bourdon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/19/1929 
Language: Italian 
4. Les contes d'Hoffmann: Barcarolle by Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  Fritz Kreisler (Violin), John McCormack (Tenor), Edwin Schneider (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 05/10/1916 
Language: French 
5. Tosca: E lucevan le stelle by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Josef Pasternack
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 02/01/1921 
Language: Italian 
6. Canzoni-stornelli (3): no 3, Luna d'estate by Francesco Paolo Tosti
Performer:  Enrico Caruso (Tenor)
Conductor:  Walter Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1911; Italy 
Date of Recording: 02/05/1916 
Language: Italian 
7. Notte lunare by Albano Seismit-Doda
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/08/1929 
Language: Italian 
8. Tosca: Recondita armonia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Enrico Caruso (Tenor)
Conductor:  Walter Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/06/1909 
Language: Italian 
9. Marta by Moises Simons
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nathaniel Shilkret
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932; Cuba 
Date of Recording: 05/03/1932 
10. When you and I were young, Maggie by Hattie Mae Butterfield
Performer:  John McCormack (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Date of Recording: 12/16/1925 
Language: English 
11. La traviata: Libiamo ne' lieti calici "Brindisi" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Alma Gluck (Soprano), Enrico Caruso (Tenor)
Conductor:  Giulio Setti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Chorus,  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/20/1914 
Language: Italian 
12. Les pêcheurs de perles: Je crois entendre encore by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Rosario Bourdon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; France 
Date of Recording: 12/18/1929 
Language: Italian 
13. La traviata: De' miei bollenti spiriti by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  John McCormack (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/10/1910 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with the recitative "Lunge da lei...". 
14. La Gioconda: Cielo e mar by Amilcare Ponchielli
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Rosario Bourdon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Written: 1876 
Date of Recording: 12/18/1929 
Language: Italian 
15. Andantino for Organ in D flat major "Moonlight and Roses" by Edwin Lemare
Performer:  John McCormack (Tenor)
Conductor:  Rosario Bourdon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; England 
Date of Recording: 04/23/1925 
Notes: Arranged: Black and Moret 
16. Santa Lucia by Teodoro Cottrau
Performer:  Enrico Caruso (Tenor)
Conductor:  Walter Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/20/1916 
Language: Italian 
17. Funiculì funiculà by Luigi Denza
Performer:  John McCormack (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Male Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Naples, Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/08/1914 
Language: Italian 
18. Addio a Napoli by Teodoro Cottrau
Performer:  Enrico Caruso (Tenor)
Conductor:  Josef Pasternack
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/09/1919 
Language: Italian 
19. Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Stanford Robinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra,  Philharmonia Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: C1950 
Language: Italian 
20. Mattinata by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Enrico Caruso (Tenor), Ruggero Leoncavallo (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/08/1904 
Language: Italian 
21. Because by Helen Guy
Performer:  John McCormack (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; France 
Date of Recording: 04/07/1914 

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