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George London - Of Gods And Demons


Release Date: 01/14/1997 
Label:  Sony Classical Masterworks Catalog #: 62758   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Charles GounodHector BerliozArrigo BoitoEmile Paladilhe,   ... 
Performer:  George London
Conductor:  Rudolf MoraltJean Paul MorelKurt Herbert Adler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony OrchestraMetropolitan Opera OrchestraColumbia Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1.
Faust: Le veau d'or est toujours debout by Charles Gounod
Performer:  George London (Bass)
Conductor:  Rudolf Moralt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Date of Recording: 06/1952 
Venue:  Vienna, Austria 
2.
La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Devant la maison "Serenade" by Hector Berlioz
Performer:  George London (Bass)
Conductor:  Rudolf Moralt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; France 
Date of Recording: 06/1952 
Venue:  Vienna, Austria 
3.
Mefistofele: Ecco il mondo by Arrigo Boito
Performer:  George London (Bass)
Conductor:  Rudolf Moralt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/1952 
Venue:  Vienna, Austria 
4.
Patrie: Pauvre martyr obscur "Air de Rysoor" by Emile Paladilhe
Performer:  George London (Bass)
Conductor:  Jean Paul Morel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
Date of Recording: 12/10/1951 
5.
Thaďs: Voilŕ donc la terrible cité by Jules Massenet
Performer:  George London (Bass)
Conductor:  Jean Paul Morel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 
Date of Recording: 1955 
Venue:  Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC 
6.
Don Quichotte: Act 5 by Jules Massenet
Performer:  George London (Bass)
Conductor:  Jean Paul Morel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; France 
Date of Recording: 04/10/1951 
7.
Prince Igor: No sleep, no rest "Igor's Aria" by Alexander Borodin
Performer:  George London (Bass)
Conductor:  Kurt Herbert Adler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869-1887; Russia 
Date of Recording: 12/10/1951 
8.
Boris Godunov: I have attained the highest power "Boris' Monologue" by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  George London (Bass)
Conductor:  Jean Paul Morel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868-1873; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1955 
Venue:  Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC 
9.
Boris Godunov: Ugh, it's oppressive "Clock Scene" by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  George London (Bass)
Conductor:  Jean Paul Morel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868-1873; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1955 
Venue:  Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC 
10.
Das Rheingold: Abendlich strahlt der Sonne Auge by Richard Wagner
Performer:  George London (Bass)
Conductor:  Rudolf Moralt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854; Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/1952 
Venue:  Vienna, Austria 
11.
Die Walküre: Leb' wohl..."Farewell and Magic Fire music" by Richard Wagner
Performer:  George London (Bass)
Conductor:  Rudolf Moralt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/1952 
Venue:  Vienna, Austria 
12.
Emperor Jones, Op. 36: Standin' in the need of prayer by Louis Gruenberg
Performer:  George London (Bass)
Conductor:  Jean Paul Morel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931; USA 
Date of Recording: 1955 
Venue:  Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC 
13.
Mephistopheles' song of the flea by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  George London (Bass)
Conductor:  Rudolf Moralt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1879; Russia 
Date of Recording: 06/1952 
Venue:  Vienna, Austria 
14.
The demon: Do not weep, my child "Demon's Aria" by Anton Rubinstein
Performer:  George London (Bass)
Conductor:  Kurt Herbert Adler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Russia 
Date of Recording: 12/10/1951 

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