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Great Voices Of The Past - Legendary Opera Duets


Release Date: 08/07/2001 
Label:  Opera D'oro   Catalog #: 8001   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Georges BizetGiacomo PucciniGiuseppe VerdiHenry Purcell,   ... 
Performer:  Adolfo PaciniBeniamino GigliGeraldine FarrarEnrico Caruso,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 2 Hours 4 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Les pęcheurs de perles: Au fond du temple saint by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Adolfo Pacini (Baritone), Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; France 
Date of Recording: 1919 
Length: 4 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: French 
2.
La Bohčme: O soave fanciulla by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Geraldine Farrar (Soprano), Enrico Caruso (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1912 
Length: 3 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
3.
Rigoletto: E' il sol dell' anima by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor), Hjördis Schymberg (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1941 
Length: 3 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
4.
Indian Queen, Z 630: Let us wander not unseen by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Isobel Baillie (Soprano), Kathleen Ferrier (Alto)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1695; England 
Date of Recording: 1945 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: English 
5.
Der fliegende Holländer: Auf hohem Felsen lag' ich by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Franz Völker (Tenor), Irmgard Langhammer (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841/1852; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1941 
Length: 4 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: German 
6.
La Bohčme: O Mimě, tu piů non torni by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Giuseppe de Luca (Baritone), Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1927 
Length: 4 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
7.
La forza del destino: Solenne in quest' ora by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Giuseppe de Luca (Baritone), Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1927 
Length: 4 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
8.
Au clair de lune by Jean-Baptiste Lully
Performer:  Edmond Clément (Tenor), Geraldine Farrar (Soprano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; France 
Date of Recording: 1913 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Language: French 
9.
Aida: Ciel, mio padre!...Su dunque sorgete by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Josef Mann (Tenor), Barbara Kemp (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1918 
Length: 8 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
10.
La Gioconda: Enzo Grimaldo...O grido di quest' anima by Amilcare Ponchielli
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor), Titta Ruffo (Baritone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1926 
Length: 4 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
11.
Mefistofele: Lontano, lontano by Arrigo Boito
Performer:  Geraldine Farrar (Soprano), Edmond Clément (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1913 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
12.
Rigoletto: Il nome vostro ditemi by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Giuseppe de Luca (Baritone), Lily Pons (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1935 
Length: 4 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
13.
La forza del destino: Invano, Alvaro...Le menaccie by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Aureliano Pertile (Tenor), Benvenuto Franci (Baritone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1928-32 
Length: 8 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
14.
Don Giovanni, K 527: Lŕ ci darem la mano by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Augusto Beuf (Baritone), Toti Dal Monte (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787 
Date of Recording: 1941 
Length: 2 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
15.
Il trovatore: Quel suon...Ah! che la morte "Miserere" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Frances Alda (Soprano), Enrico Caruso (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1909 
Length: 3 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
16.
Aida: Giŕ i sacerdoti adunansi...Ah! tu dei vivere! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Lauritz Melchior (Tenor), Margarethe Arndt-Ober (Alto)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1925 
Length: 6 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
17.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Sull' aria...Che soave zeffiretto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Marcella Sembrich (Soprano), Emma Eames (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1908 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
18.
La sonnambula: Prendi, l'anell' ti dono by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Toti Dal Monte (Soprano), Tito Schipa (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1932 
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
19.
Don Carlos: Dio, che nell' alma infondere by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Enrico Caruso (Tenor), Antonio Scotti (Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867/1884; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1912 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
20.
L'Amico Fritz: Suzel, buon dě "Cherry Duet" by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Tito Schipa (Tenor), Mafalda Favero (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1937 
Length: 9 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
21.
I puritani: Suoni la tromba by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Marcel Journet (Baritone), Pasquale Amato (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1912 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
22.
Faust: Il se fait tard by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Maria Zamboni (Soprano), Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Date of Recording: 1919 
Length: 7 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: French 
23.
Simon Boccanegra: Figlia! a tal nome io palpito by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Lawrence Tibbett (Baritone), Rose Bampton (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1939 
Length: 4 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
24.
Otello: Giŕ nella notte densa by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Herva Nelli (Soprano), Ramon Vinay (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1947 
Length: 8 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: Italian 

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