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Jussi Björling - Opera Arias / Leinsdorf, Rome Opera


Release Date: 10/25/1990 
Label:  Rca Victor Red Seal Catalog #: 5934   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Alexander BorodinGaetano DonizettiFriedrich von FlotowUmberto Giordano,   ... 
Performer:  Jussi BjörlingFernando CorenaRenata TebaldiGiorgio Tozzi
Conductor:  Nils GrevilliusRenato CelliniJonel PerleaErich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony OrchestraRome Opera House Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: n/a 
Length: 1 Hours 11 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1. Prince Igor: Daylight is fading "Vladimir's Aria" by Alexander Borodin
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869-1887; Russia 
Date of Recording: 01/1957 
Length: 4 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: Swedish 
2. L'Elisir d'Amore: Una furtiva lagrima by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/1957 
Length: 4 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
3. Martha: Ach, so fromm by Friedrich von Flotow
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/1957 
Length: 3 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
4. Andrea Chénier: Come un bel dì di maggio by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/1957 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
5. Faust: Salut! demeure chaste et pure by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Renato Cellini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Date of Recording: 03/1951 
Length: 4 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: French 
6. Cavalleria Rusticana: O Lola, ch'ai di latti la cammisa by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Renato Cellini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/1953 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
7. La Bohème: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Renato Cellini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/1951 
Length: 5 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
8. Manon Lescaut: Donna non vidi mai by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Jonel Perlea
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1954 
Length: 2 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
9. Tosca: E lucevan le stelle by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1957 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
10. Tosca: Recondita armonia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor), Fernando Corena (Bass)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1957 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
11. Tosca: O dolci mani by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1957 
Length: 1 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
12. Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1959 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
13. Turandot: Non piangere, Liù by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor), Renata Tebaldi (Soprano), Giorgio Tozzi (Bass)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1959 
Length: 2 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
14. Eugene Onegin, Op. 24: Lensky's aria by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Written: 1879 
Date of Recording: 01/1957 
Length: 6 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: Swedish 
15. Aida: Celeste Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Jonel Perlea
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1955 
Length: 4 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with the recitative "Se quel guerrier". 
16. Rigoletto: La donna è mobile by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Jonel Perlea
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/1956 
Length: 2 Minutes 9 Secs. 
17. Rigoletto: Parmi veder le lagrime...Possente amor mi chiama by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Jonel Perlea
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Written: 1851 
Date of Recording: 06/1956 
Length: 5 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins "Ella mi fu rapita!...". 
18. I Pagliacci: Recitar!...Vesti la giubba by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Renato Cellini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/1951 
Length: 3 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: Italian 

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