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Prima Voce - Great Singers At La Scala, Milan


Release Date: 08/02/1994 
Label:  Nimbus   Catalog #: 7858   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Giuseppe VerdiGiacomo MeyerbeerPietro MascagniGaetano Donizetti,   ... 
Performer:  Victor MaurelFrancesco NavariniMattia BattistiniNellie Melba,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
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Works on This Recording

1.
Otello: Era la notte by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Victor Maurel (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1904 
Length: 3 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
2.
Simon Boccanegra: Il lacerato spirito by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Francesco Navarini (Bass)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/1907 
Length: 3 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "A te l'estremo addio...." 
3.
L'Africaine: Conduisez-moi vers de navire by Giacomo Meyerbeer
Performer:  Mattia Battistini (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865; Germany 
Date of Recording: 05/25/1912 
Length: 3 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
4.
Rigoletto: Caro nome by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Nellie Melba (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/05/2007 
Length: 3 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
5.
Iris: Apri la tua finestra! by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Fernando de Lucia (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/07/1920 
Length: 2 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Composition written: Italy (1898).
Composition revised: Italy (1899). 
6.
Don Pasquale: Quel guardo il cavaliere...So anch'io la virtù by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Rosina Storchio (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/1905 
Length: 5 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
7.
La Bohème: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Alessandro Bonci (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 10/1905 
Length: 4 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
8.
La Gioconda: Così mantieni il patto? by Amilcare Ponchielli
Performer:  Eugenia Burzio (Soprano), Giuseppe de Luca (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/01/2007 
Length: 4 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
9.
Aida: Pur ti riveggo...Là tra le foreste vergini by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Giovanni Valls (Tenor), Celestina Boninsegna (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1904 
Length: 3 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Fuggiam gli ardori inospiti...." 
10.
Rigoletto: Povero Rigoletto...Cortigiani, vil razza dannata! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Riccardo Stracciari (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Date of Recording: C1917 
Length: 4 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
11.
Carmen: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle "Habañera" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Maria Gay (Mezzo Soprano)
Written: 1873-1874 
Date of Recording: 1911 
Length: 3 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
12.
Roméo et Juliette: Je veux vivre dans le rêve "Waltz Song" by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Lucrezia Bori (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; France 
Date of Recording: 10/02/1922 
Length: 3 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Language: French 
13.
Isabeau: Ah! Tu ch' odi lo mio grido by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Bernardo De Muro (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1911; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/07/1912 
Length: 4 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
14.
La traviata: Addio del passato by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Gilda dalla Rizza (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1922 
Length: 4 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
15.
Lucia di Lammermoor: Dalle stanze, ove Lucia tratta avea by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Ezio Pinza (Bass)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/11/1923 
Length: 4 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
16.
Carmen: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée "Flower song" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Miguel Fleta (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 04/17/1922 
Length: 4 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
17.
Guillaume Tell: Asil héréditaire...Amis, secondez ma vengeance by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Francesco Tamagno (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Italy 
Date of Recording: 02/1903 
Length: 5 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
18.
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Una voce poco fa...Io sono dolcile by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Toti Dal Monte (Soprano)
Date of Recording: 12/11/1924 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: Italian 

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