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Alma Gluck


Release Date: 10/14/1997 
Label:  Marston   Catalog #: 52001   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  George Frideric HandelLouis SpohrJean-Philippe RameauVincenzo Bellini,   ... 
Performer:  Alma GluckRosario BourdonEnrico CarusoEfrem Zimbalist,   ... 
Conductor:  Richard HagemanWalter RogersJosef PasternackVictor Herbert,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony OrchestraMetropolitan Opera ChorusString Quartet
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 2 Hours 31 Mins. 

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A 2-CD survey of the great soprano's recordings in opera and song between 1911-1918, featuring duets with Enrico Caruso and Louise Homer. A 2-CD survey of the great soprano's recordings in opera and song between 1911-1918, featuring duets with Enrico Caruso and Louise Homer. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Atalanta, HWV 35: Care selve by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Alma Gluck (Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Hageman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1736; London, England 
Date of Recording: 09/29/1916 
Language: English 
2. Semele, HWV 58: O Sleep, why dost thou leave me? by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Alma Gluck (Soprano)
Conductor:  Walter Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1744; London, England 
Date of Recording: 11/13/1916 
Language: English 
3. Zemire und Azor: Ros wie bist du reizend und mild by Louis Spohr
Performer:  Alma Gluck (Soprano)
Conductor:  Josef Pasternack
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1818-1819; Frankfurt, Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/25/1917 
Language: English 
4. Theodora, HWV 68: Angels ever bright and fair by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Alma Gluck (Soprano)
Conductor:  Walter Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1749-1750; London, England 
Date of Recording: 09/18/1917 
Language: English 
5. Hippolyte et Aricie: Rossignols amoureux (Nightingale aria) by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Performer:  Alma Gluck (Soprano)
Conductor:  Walter Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1733; France 
Date of Recording: 07/20/1911 
Language: French 
6. La sonnambula: Ah, non credea mirarti by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Alma Gluck (Soprano)
Conductor:  Walter Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/20/1911 
Language: Italian 
7. La Bohème: Donde lieta uscì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Alma Gluck (Soprano)
Conductor:  Walter Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/22/1911 
Language: Italian 
8. I Pagliacci: Qual fiamma avea nel guardo by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Alma Gluck (Soprano)
Conductor:  Walter Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/16/1911 
Language: Italian 
9. Carmen: Je dis que rien ne m'épouvante "Micaëla's Aria" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Alma Gluck (Soprano)
Conductor:  Walter Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 04/13/1911 
Language: French 
10. Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Rosario Bourdon (Cello), Alma Gluck (Soprano)
Conductor:  Walter Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
Date of Recording: 02/17/1916 
Language: French 
11. Louise: Depuis le jour by Gustave Charpentier
Performer:  Alma Gluck (Soprano)
Conductor:  Walter Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; France 
Date of Recording: 07/20/1911 
Language: French 
12. Tsar's Bride: You will pay "Lyubasha's Aria" by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Alma Gluck (Soprano)
Conductor:  Walter Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Russia 
Date of Recording: 02/14/1916 
Language: German 
13. Snow Maiden: Clouds plotted with thunder by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Alma Gluck (Soprano)
Conductor:  Walter Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880/1895; Russia 
Date of Recording: 03/07/1914 
Language: English 
14. Snow Maiden: To the Woods by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Alma Gluck (Soprano)
Conductor:  Walter Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880/1895; Russia 
Date of Recording: 03/07/1914 
Language: French 
15. The kiss, T 115: Lullaby by Bedrich Smetana
Performer:  Alma Gluck (Soprano)
Conductor:  Walter Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Czech Republic 
Date of Recording: 07/20/1911 
Language: English 
16. Natoma: I list the trill in golden throat by Victor Herbert
Performer:  Alma Gluck (Soprano)
Conductor:  Victor Herbert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1911; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/10/1912 
Language: English 
17. La traviata: Libiamo ne' lieti calici "Brindisi" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Enrico Caruso (Tenor), Alma Gluck (Soprano)
Conductor:  Giulio Setti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra,  Metropolitan Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/20/1914 
Language: Italian 
18. Le nil by Xavier Leroux
Performer:  Alma Gluck (Soprano), Rosario Bourdon (Piano), Efrem Zimbalist (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 02/19/1912 
Language: French 
19. Chansons grises (7): no 5, L'heure exquise by Reynaldo Hahn
Performer:  Alma Gluck (Soprano)
Conductor:  Josef Pasternack
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1893; France 
Date of Recording: 09/18/1917 
Language: French 
20. Le bonheur est chose légère by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Samuel Chotzinoff (Piano), Efrem Zimbalist (Violin), Alma Gluck (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1860; France 
Date of Recording: 11/15/1914 
Language: French 
21. Chants populaires: no 4, Chanson hébraïque by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Alma Gluck (Soprano), Efrem Zimbalist (Violin)
Conductor:  Josef Pasternack
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910; France 
Date of Recording: 06/25/1917 
Language: Yiddish 
Notes: Arranged: Josef Pasternack 
22. Hatikvah by Traditional
Performer:  Efrem Zimbalist (Violin), Alma Gluck (Soprano)
Conductor:  Josef Pasternack
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Date of Recording: 09/11/1918 
Language: Hebrew 
23. Russian Folk Songs by Efrem Zimbalist
Performer:  Alma Gluck (Soprano)
Conductor:  Josef Pasternack
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 06/25/1917 
Language: Ukrainian 
24. Songs (4), Op. 2: no 2, Enslaved by the rose, the nightingale by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Alma Gluck (Soprano), Efrem Zimbalist (Violin)
Conductor:  Walter Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; Russia 
Date of Recording: 06/25/1917 
Language: Russian 
25. Have you seen but a whyte lillie grow? by Traditional
Performer:  Alma Gluck (Soprano)
Conductor:  Walter Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 01/23/1913 
Language: English 
26. As a beam o'er the face of the waters by Traditional
Performer:  Alma Gluck (Soprano)
Conductor:  Walter Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Written: Ireland 
Date of Recording: 03/06/1914 
Language: English 
27. Canzonette "War schöner als der schönste Tag" by Carl Loewe
Performer:  Francis Lapitino (Harp), Alma Gluck (Soprano)
Date of Recording: 09/26/1916 
Language: German 
28. Trauer und Trost, Op. 3: no 3, Ein Ton by Peter Cornelius
Performer:  Samuel Chotzinoff (Piano), Efrem Zimbalist (Violin), Alma Gluck (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854; Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/15/1914 
Language: English 
29. Passage-birds' Farewell by Eugen Hildach
Performer:  Alma Gluck (Soprano), Louise Homer (Alto)
Conductor:  Walter Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 05/20/1914 
Language: English 
30. La Colomba by Traditional
Performer:  Alma Gluck (Soprano)
Conductor:  Walter Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Written: Tuscany, Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/10/1912 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Arranged: Schindler 
31. by Ed. Sánchez de Fuentes
Performer:  Alma Gluck (Soprano)
Conductor:  Walter Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Cuba 
Date of Recording: 03/22/1911 
Language: Spanish 
32. Songs (12), Op. 55: no 1, Sylvelin by Christian Sinding
Performer:  Alma Gluck (Soprano)
Conductor:  Walter Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Norway 
Date of Recording: 03/06/1914 
Language: English 
33. Parla! by Luigi Arditi
Performer:  Alma Gluck (Soprano)
Conductor:  Walter Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/23/1913 
Language: Italian 
34. La serenata by Francesco Paolo Tosti
Performer:  Francis Lapitino (Harp), Howard Rattay (Violin), Alma Gluck (Soprano),
Clement Barone (Flute)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; London, England 
Date of Recording: 12/31/1913 
Language: Italian 
35. The Braes O' Balquhidder by Traditional
Performer:  Alma Gluck (Soprano)
Conductor:  Walter Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Written: Scotland 
Date of Recording: 03/06/1914 
Language: English 
36. Coming through the rye by Traditional
Performer:  Alma Gluck (Soprano)
Conductor:  Walter Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Scotland 
Date of Recording: 03/06/1914 
Language: English 
37. Red, red rose by Richard Cottenet
Performer:  Alma Gluck (Soprano)
Conductor:  Walter Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Date of Recording: 01/23/1913 
Language: English 
38. Sing me to sleep by Maurice Greene
Performer:  Alma Gluck (Soprano), Efrem Zimbalist (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  String Quartet
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 06/10/1916 
Language: English 
39. Will-o'-the-Wisp by Charles Gilbert Spross
Performer:  Charles Gilbert Spross (Piano), Alma Gluck (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1909; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/16/1911 
Language: English 
40. The Bird of the Wilderness by Edward Horsman
Performer:  Alma Gluck (Soprano)
Conductor:  Walter Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 02/17/1916 
Language: English 
41. An Irish Love Song, Op. 22 by Margaret Ruthven Lang
Performer:  Efrem Zimbalist (Piano), Alma Gluck (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1895; USA 
Date of Recording: 03/13/1913 
Language: English 
42. Songs (4), Op. 56: no 1, Long ago by Edward MacDowell
Performer:  Alma Gluck (Soprano), Rosario Bourdon (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/10/1912 
Language: English 
43. Songs (4), Op. 56: no 3, A maid sings light by Edward MacDowell
Performer:  Alma Gluck (Soprano), Rosario Bourdon (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/10/1912 
Language: English 
44. American Indian Songs (4), Op. 45 no 1: From the land of the sky-blue water by Charles Wakefield Cadman
Performer:  Alma Gluck (Soprano)
Conductor:  Walter Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/16/1911 
Language: English 
45. African Romances (7), Op. 17: no 4, Dawn by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
Performer:  Alma Gluck (Soprano)
Conductor:  Josef Pasternack
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1897; England 
Date of Recording: 06/26/1917 
Language: English 
46. Hänsel und Gretel: Suse, liebe Suse, was raschelt im Stroh by Engelbert Humperdinck
Performer:  Alma Gluck (Soprano), Louise Homer (Alto)
Conductor:  Walter Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/25/1913 
Language: German 
47. Hänsel und Gretel: Der kleine Sandmann bin ich by Engelbert Humperdinck
Performer:  Alma Gluck (Soprano), Louise Homer (Alto)
Conductor:  Walter Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/25/1913 
Language: German 
48. Hänsel und Gretel: Knusper, knusper Knäuschen by Engelbert Humperdinck
Performer:  Louise Homer (Alto), Alma Gluck (Soprano)
Conductor:  Walter Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/25/1913 
Language: German 
Notes: This selection begins with "Juchhei, nun is die Hexe tot..." 

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