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Opera Treasure - From The Archives Of Emi 1936-1968


Release Date: 05/18/2007 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 56603   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Ruggero LeoncavalloArrigo BoitoFrancesco CilèaAmilcare Ponchielli,   ... 
Performer:  Tito GobbiGiacinto PrandelliMirella FreniIrene Companeez,   ... 
Conductor:  Tullio SerafinVittorio GuiAntonino VottoGabriele Santini,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala OrchestraRome Opera House OrchestraParis Opera Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: n/a 
Length: 1 Hours 11 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
I Pagliacci: Sì può? [Prologue] by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Tito Gobbi (Baritone)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
2.
Mefistofele: Dai campi, dai prati by Arrigo Boito
Performer:  Giacinto Prandelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vittorio Gui
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Italy 
3.
Adriana Lecouvreur: Poveri fiori by Francesco Cilèa
Performer:  Mirella Freni (Soprano)
Conductor:  Antonino Votto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; Italy 
4.
La Gioconda: Voce di donna by Amilcare Ponchielli
Performer:  Irene Companeez (Alto)
Conductor:  Antonino Votto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Italy 
5.
Andrea Chénier: Son sessant' anni, o vecchio by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Mario Sereni (Baritone)
Conductor:  Gabriele Santini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
6.
Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Amour, viens aider ma faiblesse by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Hélène Bouvier (Soprano)
Conductor:  Louis Fourestier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paris Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
7.
Manon: Ah! fuyez, douce image by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor:  Alberto Erede
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883-1884; France 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Io son' solo..." ["Je suis seul..."] 
8.
Suor Angelica: Senza mamma, o bimbo, tu sei morto by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Augusta Oltrabella (Soprano)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Antonicelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
9.
L'Arlesiana: Come due tizzi accessi by Francesco Cilèa
Performer:  Tito Gobbi (Baritone)
Conductor:  Umberto Berrettoni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897/1937; Italy 
10.
Mefistofele: Chi oserebbe affermare by Arrigo Boito
Performer:  Giacinto Prandelli (Tenor), Orietta Moscucci (Soprano)
Conductor:  Vittorio Gui
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Italy 
11.
L'Amico Fritz: Ed anche Beppe amò...O amore, o bella luce by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Rinaldo Zamboni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; Italy 
12.
Les pêcheurs de perles: Ma voilà seule dans la nuit by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Martha Angelici (Soprano)
Conductor:  Pierre Dervaux
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paris Opéra Comique Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; France 
13.
La Bohème: Donde lieta uscì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
14.
La forza del destino: O, tu che in seno agli angeli by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Richard Tucker (Tenor)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
Notes: This selection begins with "La vita e inferno..." 
15.
La Gioconda: Ombra di mia prosapia by Amilcare Ponchielli
Performer:  Ivo Vinco (Bass)
Conductor:  Antonino Votto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Italy 
16.
Madama Butterfly: Ieri son salita tutta sola by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Victoria de los Angeles (Soprano)
Conductor:  Gianandrea Gavazzeni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
17.
Manon: Instant charmant...En fermant les yeux "Dream of des Grieux" by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Rudolf Schock (Tenor)
Conductor:  Walter Susskind
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883-1884; France 
18.
L'Amico Fritz: Son pochi fiori by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Mafalda Favero (Soprano)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Antonicelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; Italy 
19.
Maristella: Io conosco un giardino by Giuseppe Pietri
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Umberto Berrettoni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1934; Italy 
20.
Il campiello: Ritornello by Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari
Conductor:  Gino Marinuzzi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Italy 

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