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Four Famous Italian Mezzos / Minghini-cattaneo, Elmo, Et Al


Release Date: 04/20/1999 
Label:  Preiser Records   Catalog #: 89954   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Gaetano DonizettiGiuseppe VerdiAmilcare PonchielliWolfgang Amadeus Mozart,   ... 
Performer:  Irene Minghini-CattaneoDelia De MartisGianna PederziniEbe Stignani,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 12 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

IRENE MINGHINI-CATTANEO (1892-1944): Sings four selections by Donizetti, Verdi (2) and Ponchielli (recorded in 1930 by HMV); GIANNA PEDERZINI (1900-1988): Sings five selections by Mozart, Rossini (2) and Bizet (2) (recorded 1941 and 1942 by Cetra); EBE STIGNANI (1903-1974): Sings five selections by Rossini, Donizetti, Verdi (2) and Saint-Saens ( recorded 1936 and 1940 by Cetra); CLOE ELMO (1909-1962): Sings five selections by Ponchielli, Giordino, Cilea (2) and Massenet ( recorded 1941 and 1942 by Cetra) (ADD MONO 72:28) IRENE MINGHINI-CATTANEO (1892-1944): Sings four selections by Donizetti, Verdi (2) and Ponchielli (recorded in 1930 by HMV); GIANNA PEDERZINI (1900-1988): Sings five selections by Mozart, Rossini (2) and Bizet (2) (recorded 1941 and 1942 by Cetra); EBE STIGNANI (1903-1974): Sings five selections by Rossini, Donizetti, Verdi (2) and Saint-Saens ( recorded 1936 and 1940 by Cetra); CLOE ELMO (1909-1962): Sings five selections by Ponchielli, Giordino, Cilea (2) and Massenet ( recorded 1941 and 1942 by Cetra) (ADD MONO 72:28) Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
La Favorita: O mio Fernando by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Irene Minghini-Cattaneo (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1930 
Language: Italian 
2.
Il trovatore: Condotta ell' era in ceppi by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Irene Minghini-Cattaneo (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1930 
Language: Italian 
3.
Un ballo in maschera: Re dell' abisso, affrettati by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Irene Minghini-Cattaneo (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1930 
Language: Italian 
4.
La Gioconda: L'amo come il fulgor del creato! by Amilcare Ponchielli
Performer:  Irene Minghini-Cattaneo (Mezzo Soprano), Delia De Martis (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1930 
Language: Italian 
5.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Voi che sapete che cosa è amor by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Gianna Pederzini (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1941 
Language: Italian 
6.
Carmen: Près des ramparts de Seville "Seguidilla" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Gianna Pederzini (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 1941 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
7.
Carmen: Mêlons! Coupons! [Card Scene] by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Gianna Pederzini (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 1941 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
8.
Linda di Chamounix: Per sua madre andò una figlia by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Ebe Stignani (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1936 
Language: Italian 
9.
Il trovatore: Stride la vampa! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Ebe Stignani (Mezzo Soprano)
Date of Recording: 1940 
Language: Italian 
10.
Don Carlos: O don fatale by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Ebe Stignani (Mezzo Soprano)
Date of Recording: 1940 
Language: Italian 
11.
Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Amour, viens aider ma faiblesse by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Ebe Stignani (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
Date of Recording: 1936 
Language: Italian 
12.
La Gioconda: Stella del marinar! by Amilcare Ponchielli
Performer:  Cloe Elmo (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1942 
Language: Italian 
13.
Fedora: O grandi occhi lucenti by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Cloe Elmo (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1941 
Language: Italian 
14.
Adriana Lecouvreur: Io son sua per l'amore by Francesco Cilèa
Performer:  Gina Cigna (Soprano), Cloe Elmo (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1941 
Language: Italian 
15.
Werther: Werther! Qui m'aurait dit...Des cris joyeux "Letter scene" by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Cloe Elmo (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; France 
Date of Recording: 1942 
Language: Italian 
16.
L'italiana in Algeri: Cruda sorte! Amor tiranno! by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Gianna Pederzini (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1813; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1942 
Language: Italian 
17.
L'italiana in Algeri: Per lui che adoro by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Gianna Pederzini (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1813; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1942 
Language: Italian 
18.
Semiramide: Ah! quel giorno ognor rammento by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Ebe Stignani (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1823; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1940 
Language: Italian 
19.
Adriana Lecouvreur: O vagabonda stella d'Oriente by Francesco Cilèa
Performer:  Cloe Elmo (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1941 
Language: Italian 

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