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Four Golden Tenors Of The Past


Release Date: 07/04/1998 
Label:  Preiser Records   Catalog #: 89972   Spars Code: AAD 
Composer:  Giuseppe VerdiUmberto GiordanoGiacomo PucciniGiacomo Meyerbeer,   ... 
Performer:  Giovanni MartinelliAureliano PertileBeniamino GigliGiacomo Lauri-Volpi
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Aida: Celeste Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Giovanni Martinelli (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1926 
Language: Italian 
2. Andrea Chénier: Un dì all' azzuro spazio "Improvviso" by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Giovanni Martinelli (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1926 
Language: Italian 
3. Andrea Chénier: Come un bel dì di maggio by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Giovanni Martinelli (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1927 
Language: Italian 
4. Fedora: Amor ti vieta by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Giovanni Martinelli (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1927 
Language: Italian 
5. La Bohème: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Giovanni Martinelli (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1926 
Language: Italian 
6. Il trovatore: Ah si, ben mio by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Aureliano Pertile (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1927 
Language: Italian 
7. Il trovatore: Di quella pira by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Aureliano Pertile (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1928 
Language: Italian 
8. Luisa Miller: Quando le sere al placido by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Aureliano Pertile (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1927 
Language: Italian 
9. La forza del destino: O, tu che in seno agli angeli by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Aureliano Pertile (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1928 
Language: Italian 
10. La traviata: De' miei bollenti spiriti by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1928 
Language: Italian 
11. L'Africaine: O paradis sorti de l'onde by Giacomo Meyerbeer
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1928 
Language: Italian 
12. La Gioconda: Cielo e mar by Amilcare Ponchielli
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Written: 1876 
Date of Recording: 1929 
Language: Italian 
13. Mefistofele: Dai campi, dai prati by Arrigo Boito
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1927 
Language: Italian 
14. Norma: Meco all' altar di Venere...Me protegge by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Giacomo Lauri-Volpi (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1928 
Language: Italian 
15. Les Huguenots: Plus blanche que la blanche hermine by Giacomo Meyerbeer
Performer:  Giacomo Lauri-Volpi (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1928 
Language: Italian 
16. Faust: Salut! demeure chaste et pure by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Giacomo Lauri-Volpi (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Date of Recording: 1930 
Language: French 
17. Carmen: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée "Flower song" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Giacomo Lauri-Volpi (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 1930 
Language: French 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
18. Tosca: E lucevan le stelle by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Giacomo Lauri-Volpi (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1928 
Language: Italian 
19. I Pagliacci: Recitar!...Vesti la giubba by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Aureliano Pertile (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1927 
Language: Italian 
20. Lucia di Lammermoor: Fra poco a me ricovero by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1927 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Tombe degli avi miei..." 

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