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La Leggenda Di Magda Olivero - Studio Recordings 1938-1953


Release Date: 11/29/2005 
Label:  Idi   Catalog #: 6474   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Giacomo PucciniFrancesco CilèaArrigo BoitoGiuseppe Verdi,   ... 
Performer:  Francesco MerliMagda OliveroGina CignaErmelinda Magnetti
Conductor:  Franco GhioneArmando La Rosa ParodiUgo TansiniAlfredo Simonetto,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  EIAR Symphony Orchestra TurinEIAR Chorus TurinItalian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
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Works on This Recording

1. Turandot: Signore, ascolta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Francesco Merli (Tenor), Magda Olivero (Soprano), Gina Cigna (Soprano)
Conductor:  Franco Ghione
Orchestra/Ensemble:  EIAR Symphony Orchestra Turin,  EIAR Chorus Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1938 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is preceded by "Chi pose tanta forza ne tuo cuore?" 
2. Turandot: Tanto amore segreto by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Magda Olivero (Soprano), Gina Cigna (Soprano), Francesco Merli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Franco Ghione
Orchestra/Ensemble:  EIAR Symphony Orchestra Turin,  EIAR Chorus Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1938 
Language: Italian 
3. Turandot: Tu, che di gel sei cinta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Magda Olivero (Soprano), Gina Cigna (Soprano), Francesco Merli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Franco Ghione
Orchestra/Ensemble:  EIAR Symphony Orchestra Turin,  EIAR Chorus Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1938 
Language: Italian 
4. Adriana Lecouvreur: Poveri fiori by Francesco Cilèa
Performer:  Magda Olivero (Soprano)
Conductor:  Armando La Rosa Parodi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  EIAR Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1939 
Language: Italian 
5. Adriana Lecouvreur: Io son l'umile ancella by Francesco Cilèa
Performer:  Magda Olivero (Soprano)
Conductor:  Ugo Tansini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  EIAR Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1940 
Language: Italian 
6. Mefistofele: L'altra notte in fondo al mare by Arrigo Boito
Performer:  Magda Olivero (Soprano)
Conductor:  Ugo Tansini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  EIAR Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1939 
Language: Italian 
7. La traviata: Ah, fors' è lui...Sempre libera by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Magda Olivero (Soprano)
Conductor:  Ugo Tansini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  EIAR Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1940 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is preceded by "É strano." 
8. Manon Lescaut: In quelle trine morbide by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Magda Olivero (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alfredo Simonetto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  EIAR Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1940 
Language: Italian 
9. Tosca: Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Magda Olivero (Soprano)
Conductor:  Ugo Tansini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  EIAR Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1940 
Language: Italian 
10. La Bohème: Si, mi chiamano Mimì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Magda Olivero (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alfredo Simonetto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  EIAR Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1940 
Language: Italian 
11. La Bohème: Donde lieta uscì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Magda Olivero (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alfredo Simonetto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  EIAR Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1940 
Language: Italian 
12. Louise: Depuis le jour by Gustave Charpentier
Performer:  Magda Olivero (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alfredo Simonetto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  EIAR Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; France 
Date of Recording: 1940 
Language: Italian 
13. Suor Angelica: Senza mamma, o bimbo, tu sei morto by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Magda Olivero (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alfredo Simonetto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  EIAR Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1940 
Language: Italian 
14. Manon Lescaut: Sola, perduta, abbandonata by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Magda Olivero (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alfredo Simonetto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Date of Recording: C1950 
Language: Italian 
15. Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Magda Olivero (Soprano)
Conductor:  Arturo Basile
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1953 
Language: Italian 
16. Manon: Adieu, notre petite table by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Magda Olivero (Soprano)
Conductor:  Arturo Basile
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883-1884; France 
Date of Recording: 1953 
Language: Italian 
17. Iris: Un dì era piccina by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Magda Olivero (Soprano)
Conductor:  Arturo Basile
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898/1899; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1953 
Language: Italian 
18. Rizurrezione: Dio pietoso by Franco Alfano
Performer:  Magda Olivero (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alfredo Simonetto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1902-1903; Italy 
Date of Recording: C1950 
Language: Italian 
19. La procession, M 88 by César Franck
Performer:  Magda Olivero (Soprano), Ermelinda Magnetti (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; France 
Date of Recording: 1953 

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