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Prima Voce - Ezio Pinza


Release Date: 02/02/1996 
Label:  Nimbus   Catalog #: 7875   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Giuseppe VerdiGaetano DonizettiJacques HalévyVincenzo Bellini,   ... 
Performer:  Ezio PinzaAristodemo GiorginiGrace AnthonyElisabeth Rethberg,   ... 
Conductor:  Carlo SabajnoGualandi,Rosario BourdonGiulio Setti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  OrchestraMetropolitan Opera ChorusMetropolitan Opera Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 13 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Il trovatore: Abbietta zingara by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Ezio Pinza (Bass)
Conductor:  Carlo Sabajno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/10/1923 
Length: 4 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins "Di due figli..." 
2. Lucia di Lammermoor: Dalle stanze, ove Lucia tratta avea by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Ezio Pinza (Bass)
Conductor:  Carlo Sabajno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/11/1923 
Length: 4 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
3. La juive: Si la rigeur by Jacques Halévy
Performer:  Ezio Pinza (Bass)
Conductor:  Gualandi,
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 07/12/1923 
Length: 4 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
4. La juive: Vous qui du Dieu vivant by Jacques Halévy
Performer:  Ezio Pinza (Bass)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 11/29/1924 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
5. I puritani: Cinta di fiori by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Ezio Pinza (Bass)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/17/1924 
Length: 3 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
6. Faust: A moi les plaisirs by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Ezio Pinza (Bass), Aristodemo Giorgini (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Date of Recording: 12/19/1924 
Length: 3 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
7. I vespri siciliani: O tu, Palermo by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Ezio Pinza (Bass)
Conductor:  Rosario Bourdon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855; Italy 
Date of Recording: 02/17/1927 
Length: 4 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins "O Patria..." 
8. La Bohème: Vecchia zimarra by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Ezio Pinza (Bass)
Conductor:  Rosario Bourdon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 02/17/1927 
Length: 2 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
9. Don Carlos: Ella giammai m'amò...Dormirò sol sul manto mio regal by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Ezio Pinza (Bass)
Conductor:  Rosario Bourdon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867/1884; Italy 
Date of Recording: 02/17/1927 
Length: 4 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins "Dormirò sol..." 
10. Die Zauberflöte, K 620: O Isis und Osiris by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Ezio Pinza (Bass)
Conductor:  Rosario Bourdon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/22/1927 
Length: 3 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
11. Robert le Diable: Nonnes, qui reposez by Giacomo Meyerbeer
Performer:  Ezio Pinza (Bass)
Conductor:  Rosario Bourdon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; France 
Date of Recording: 03/22/1927 
Length: 4 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins "Voici donc les debris..." 
12. Mignon: De son coeur j'ai calmé la fièvre "Berceuse" by Ambroise Thomas
Performer:  Ezio Pinza (Bass)
Conductor:  Rosario Bourdon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; France 
Date of Recording: 03/29/1927 
Length: 4 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: French 
13. Le caïd: Enfant chéri...Le tambour-major tout galonné "Drum Major's Aria" by Ambroise Thomas
Performer:  Ezio Pinza (Bass)
Conductor:  Rosario Bourdon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; France 
Date of Recording: 04/14/1927 
Length: 4 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: French 
14. Aida: Possente Fthà...Nume custode e vindice by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Grace Anthony (Soprano), Ezio Pinza (Bass)
Conductor:  Giulio Setti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Chorus,  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1/5/1928 
Length: 4 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection ends before "Nume custode..." 
15. Norma: Ite sul colle, o Druidi by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Ezio Pinza (Bass)
Conductor:  Giulio Setti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Chorus,  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/03/1927 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
16. Faust: Le veau d'or est toujours debout by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Ezio Pinza (Bass)
Conductor:  Giulio Setti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Chorus,  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Date of Recording: 04/08/1929 
Length: 1 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Language: French 
17. Don Giovanni, K 527: Finch' han dal vino [Brindisi] by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Ezio Pinza (Bass)
Conductor:  Rosario Bourdon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
Date of Recording: 03/28/1930 
Length: 1 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
18. Don Giovanni, K 527: Deh vieni alla finestra [Serenade] by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Ezio Pinza (Bass)
Conductor:  Rosario Bourdon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
Date of Recording: 03/28/1930 
Length: 1 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
19. Attila: Te sol quest' anima by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Elisabeth Rethberg (Soprano), Ezio Pinza (Bass), Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/31/1930 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: Italian 

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