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The Elenor Steber Collection Vol 1 (1938-1951)


Release Date: 12/27/1994 
Label:  Vai Audio   Catalog #: 1072   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Claude DebussyGiuseppe VerdiAmbroise ThomasJules Massenet,   ... 
Performer:  Eleanor SteberArmand TokatyanLeonard WarrenGeorge Cehanovsky
Conductor:  Wilfrid PelletierSir Eugene GoossensHoward Barlow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 11 Mins. 

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Includes song(s) by various composers. Soloist: Eleanor Steber. Includes song(s) by various composers. Soloist: Eleanor Steber. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. L'enfant prodigue: Azaël! Azaël! Pourquoi m'as tu quittée? by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Eleanor Steber (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1884/1908; France 
Date of Recording: 10/05/1938 
2. Ernani: Ernani, involami by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Eleanor Steber (Soprano)
Conductor:  Wilfrid Pelletier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/10/1940 
3. La traviata: Libiamo ne' lieti calici "Brindisi" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Eleanor Steber (Soprano)
Conductor:  Wilfrid Pelletier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/31/1940 
Venue:  Town Hall, New York City 
4. La traviata: Ah, fors' è lui...Sempre libera by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Eleanor Steber (Soprano)
Conductor:  Wilfrid Pelletier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/25/1940 
Venue:  Town Hall, New York City 
5. La traviata: Parigi, o cara by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Armand Tokatyan (Tenor), Eleanor Steber (Soprano)
Conductor:  Wilfrid Pelletier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1938-51 
Venue:  Town Hall, New York City 
Notes: This selection continues with "Gran Dio! Morir si govine." 
6. Mignon: Je suis Titania la blonde by Ambroise Thomas
Performer:  Eleanor Steber (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Eugene Goossens
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; France 
Date of Recording: 02/08/1942 
7. Hérodiade: Il est doux, il est bon by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Eleanor Steber (Soprano)
Conductor:  Howard Barlow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; France 
Date of Recording: 02/14/1949 
8. Martha: Letzte Rose "The last rose of summer" by Friedrich von Flotow
Performer:  Eleanor Steber (Soprano)
Conductor:  Howard Barlow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/21/1946 
9. La Bohème: Si, mi chiamano Mimì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Eleanor Steber (Soprano)
Conductor:  Howard Barlow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/07/1949 
10. Turandot: Signore, ascolta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Eleanor Steber (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 08/11/1946 
Language: English 
11. Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Eleanor Steber (Soprano)
Conductor:  Howard Barlow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/11/1949 
12. Danny Boy "Londonderry Air" by Traditional
Performer:  Eleanor Steber (Soprano)
Conductor:  Howard Barlow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Written: Ireland 
Date of Recording: 07/26/1946 
13. Carry me back to old Virginny by James A. Bland
Performer:  Eleanor Steber (Soprano)
Conductor:  Howard Barlow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; USA 
Date of Recording: 02/13/1950 
14. I Pagliacci: Decidi il mio destin by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Eleanor Steber (Soprano), Leonard Warren (Baritone), George Cehanovsky (Baritone)
Conductor:  Wilfrid Pelletier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/17/1940 
Venue:  Academy of Music, Philadelphia, PA 
15. Il barbiere di Siviglia: Una voce poco fa...Io sono dolcile by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Eleanor Steber (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Date of Recording: 02/01/1944 
16. Stabat mater: Inflammatus et accensus by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Eleanor Steber (Soprano)
Conductor:  Howard Barlow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832/1842; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/19/1951 

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 very good CD May 28, 2013 By Kathleen Y. (NYC, NY) See All My Reviews "ELenor Steber was a great singer. I am very pleased to have her recording to remind me how good she was." Report Abuse
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