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Prima Voce - Giovanni Martinelli


Release Date: 12/02/1992 
Label:  Nimbus   Catalog #: 7804   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Pietro MascagniGiuseppe VerdiPeter Ilyich TchaikovskyUmberto Giordano,   ... 
Performer:  Giovanni MartinelliGiuseppe de LucaRosa PonselleGrace Anthony
Conductor:  Walter RogersJosef PasternackNathaniel ShilkretRosario Bourdon,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera ChorusMetropolitan Opera Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Cavalleria Rusticana: O Lola, ch'ai di latti la cammisa by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Giovanni Martinelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Walter Rogers
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Italy 
Date of Recording: 10/1915 
Length: 2 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
2. Ernani: Mercè, diletti amici...Come rugiada al cospite by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Giovanni Martinelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Walter Rogers
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/1915 
Length: 3 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is performed without the recitative "Mercè, diletti amici." 
3. Iris: Apri la tua finestra! by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Giovanni Martinelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Josef Pasternack
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/1917 
Length: 2 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Composition written: Italy (1898).
Composition revised: Italy (1899). 
4. La traviata: De' miei bollenti spiriti by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Giovanni Martinelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Josef Pasternack
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/1917 
Length: 4 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with the recitative "Lunge da lei..." 
5. Eugene Onegin, Op. 24: Lensky's aria by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Giovanni Martinelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Josef Pasternack
Written: 1879 
Date of Recording: 02/1921 
Length: 4 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
6. Aida: Celeste Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Giovanni Martinelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nathaniel Shilkret
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 02/1923 
Length: 4 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with the recitative "Se quel guerrier..." 
7. Fedora: Amor ti vieta by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Giovanni Martinelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Josef Pasternack
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/1926 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
8. Andrea Chénier: Un dì all' azzuro spazio "Improvviso" by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Giovanni Martinelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Josef Pasternack
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/1926 
Length: 4 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
9. Andrea Chénier: Come un bel dì di maggio by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Giovanni Martinelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Rosario Bourdon
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/1927 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
10. La forza del destino: O, tu che in seno agli angeli by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Giovanni Martinelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Rosario Bourdon
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/1927 
Length: 4 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with the recitative "La vita..." 
11. La forza del destino: Invano, Alvaro...Le menaccie by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Giuseppe de Luca (Baritone), Giovanni Martinelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Rosario Bourdon
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/1927 
Length: 8 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
12. Cavalleria Rusticana: Mamma, quel vino è generoso "Addio" by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Giovanni Martinelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Rosario Bourdon
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/1927 
Length: 4 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
13. Il trovatore: Quel suon...Ah! che la morte "Miserere" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Giovanni Martinelli (Tenor), Rosa Ponselle (Soprano)
Conductor:  Giulio Setti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Chorus,  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/1928 
Length: 4 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
14. La forza del destino: Io muoio! Confessione! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Giovanni Martinelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Rosario Bourdon
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/1928 
Length: 8 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
15. I Pagliacci: Recitar!...Vesti la giubba by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Giovanni Martinelli (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/1927 
Length: 4 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
16. I Pagliacci: No! Pagliaccio non son! by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Grace Anthony (Soprano), Giovanni Martinelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Giulio Setti
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/1927 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
17. Guillaume Tell: Asil héréditaire by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Giovanni Martinelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nathaniel Shilkret
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/1923 
Length: 4 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: Italian 

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