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Birth Of A Diva - Legendary Early Recordings / Maria Callas


Release Date: 10/16/2007 
Label:  Warner Classics   Catalog #: 327612   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Giuseppe VerdiAmilcare PonchielliRichard WagnerVincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Maria CallasFrancesco AlbaneseMariano CarusoInes Marietti,   ... 
Conductor:  Gabriele SantiniAntonino VottoArturo Basile
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra TurinCoro Cetra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 9 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. La traviata: Libiamo ne' lieti calici "Brindisi" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano), Francesco Albanese (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gabriele Santini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin,  Coro Cetra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Venue:  RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy (09/15/1953 - 09/20/1953) 
2. La traviata: Un dì, felice by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Mariano Caruso (Tenor), Maria Callas (Soprano), Francesco Albanese (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gabriele Santini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Venue:  RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy (09/15/1953 - 09/20/1953) 
3. La traviata: E strano! E strano! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Gabriele Santini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Venue:  RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy 
Length: 1 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy (09/15/1953 - 09/20/1953) 
4. La traviata: Ah, fors' è lui by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Gabriele Santini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Venue:  RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy (09/15/1953 - 09/20/1953) 
5. La traviata: Sempre libera by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Gabriele Santini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Venue:  RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is preceded by "Follie! Delirio vano è questo."
RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy (09/15/1953 - 09/20/1953) 
6. La traviata: Dammi tu forza by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Francesco Albanese (Tenor), Ines Marietti (Soprano), Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Gabriele Santini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Venue:  RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy (09/15/1953 - 09/20/1953) 
7. La traviata: Teneste la promessa by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Gabriele Santini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Venue:  RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy 
Length: 1 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy (09/15/1953 - 09/20/1953) 
8. La traviata: Addio del passato by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Gabriele Santini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Venue:  RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy (09/15/1953 - 09/20/1953) 
9. La traviata: Parigi, o cara by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano), Francesco Albanese (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gabriele Santini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Venue:  RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy (09/15/1953 - 09/20/1953) 
10. La Gioconda: É un anatema by Amilcare Ponchielli
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano), Fedora Barbieri (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Antonino Votto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Italy 
Venue:  RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy 
Length: 1 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy (09/06/1952 - 09/10/1952) 
11. La Gioconda: L'amo come il fulgor del creato! by Amilcare Ponchielli
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano), Fedora Barbieri (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Antonino Votto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Italy 
Venue:  RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy (09/06/1952 - 09/10/1952) 
12. La Gioconda: O madre mia by Amilcare Ponchielli
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Antonino Votto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Italy 
Venue:  RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy 
Length: 1 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy (09/06/1952 - 09/10/1952) 
13. La Gioconda: Suicidio! by Amilcare Ponchielli
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Antonino Votto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Italy 
Venue:  RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy (09/06/1952 - 09/10/1952) 
14. La Gioconda: Ora posso morir by Amilcare Ponchielli
Performer:  Paolo Silveri (Baritone), Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Antonino Votto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Italy 
Venue:  RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy (09/06/1952 - 09/10/1952) 
15. Tristan und Isolde: Mild und leise "Liebestod" by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Arturo Basile
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Germany 
Length: 7 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: 11/08/1949 - 11/10/1949 
16. Norma: Casta diva by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Arturo Basile
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Italy 
Length: 6 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: 11/08/1949 - 11/10/1949 
17. Norma: Ah! bello a me ritorna by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Arturo Basile
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: 11/08/1949 - 11/10/1949 
18. I puritani: O rendetemi la speme... by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Arturo Basile
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Length: 1 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: 11/08/1949 - 11/10/1949 
19. I puritani: Qui la voce sua soave by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Arturo Basile
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: 11/08/1949 - 11/10/1949 
20. I puritani: Vien, diletto, è in ciel la luna by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Arturo Basile
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: 11/08/1949 - 11/10/1949 

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