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Opera Arias / Beniamino Gigli


Release Date: 06/05/2001 
Label:  Fono Enterprise   Catalog #: 1003   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Beniamino GigliGiuseppe de LucaLouise HomerAmelita Galli-Curci,   ... 
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  OrchestraRome Opera House OrchestraRome Opera House Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 10 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Rigoletto: Bella figlia dell' amore [Quartet] by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor), Giuseppe de Luca (Baritone), Louise Homer (Mezzo Soprano),
Amelita Galli-Curci (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/16/1927 
Length: 4 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
2.
La traviata: De' miei bollenti spiriti by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/08/1928 
Length: 4 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Lunge da lei..." 
3.
I lombardi: Qual voluttà trascorrere by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Ezio Pinza (Bass), Beniamino Gigli (Tenor), Elisabeth Rethberg (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/31/1930 
Length: 4 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
4.
Attila: Te sol quest' anima by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Elisabeth Rethberg (Soprano), Ezio Pinza (Bass), Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/31/1930 
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
5.
La traviata: Un dì, felice by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Caniglia (Soprano), Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/1939 
Length: 3 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
6.
La traviata: Parigi, o cara by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Caniglia (Soprano), Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/1939 
Length: 4 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
7.
Il trovatore: Di quella pira by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/1940 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
8.
La forza del destino: O, tu che in seno agli angeli by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/17/1941 
Length: 6 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with La vita è inferno all'infelice..." 
9.
Un ballo in maschera: S'avanza il conte...Amici miei by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Elda Ribetti (Soprano), Gino Bechi (Baritone), Fedora Barbieri (Mezzo Soprano),
Maria Caniglia (Soprano), Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra,  Rome Opera House Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1943 
Length: 1 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
10.
Un ballo in maschera: La rivedrà nell' estasi by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra,  Rome Opera House Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1943 
Length: 1 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
11.
Un ballo in maschera: Di' tu se fedele by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra,  Rome Opera House Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1943 
Length: 3 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
12.
Un ballo in maschera: T'eco io sto...Non sai tu by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Gino Bechi (Baritone), Elda Ribetti (Soprano), Fedora Barbieri (Mezzo Soprano),
Maria Caniglia (Soprano), Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra,  Rome Opera House Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1943 
Length: 4 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
13.
Un ballo in maschera: Oh, qual soave brivido by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Fedora Barbieri (Mezzo Soprano), Elda Ribetti (Soprano), Gino Bechi (Baritone),
Maria Caniglia (Soprano), Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra,  Rome Opera House Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1943 
Length: 3 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "M'ami, m'ami..." 
14.
Un ballo in maschera: Ma se m' è forza perderti by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra,  Rome Opera House Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1943 
Length: 4 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Forse la soglia attinse..." 
15.
Un ballo in maschera: Ah! morte, infamia...Ella è pura by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Gino Bechi (Baritone), Fedora Barbieri (Mezzo Soprano), Beniamino Gigli (Tenor),
Maria Caniglia (Soprano), Elda Ribetti (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra,  Rome Opera House Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1943 
Length: 3 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
16.
Aida: Celeste Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra,  Rome Opera House Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1946 
Length: 4 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Se quel guerrier io fossi..." 
17.
Aida: La fatal pietra...O terra, addio by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor), Maria Caniglia (Soprano), Ebe Stignani (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra,  Rome Opera House Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1946 
Length: 10 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: Italian 

Sound Samples

Rigoletto: Bella figlia dell'amore
La traviata: Lunge da lei...De'miei bollenti spiriti
I Lombardi alla prima Crociata: Qual volutta trascorrere
Attila: Te sol quest'anima
La Traviata: Un di, felice, eterca
La Traviata: Parigi, o cara
Il Trovatore: Di quella pira
La forza del destino: La vita e inferno all'infelice...Oh tu che in seno agli angeli
Un ballo in maschera: S'avanza il Conte
Un ballo in maschera: La rivedra nell'estasi
Un ballo in maschera: Di tu se fedele
Un ballo in maschera: Teco io sto...Gran Dio
Un ballo in maschera: Non sai tu che se l'anima mia
Un ballo in maschera: M'ami, m'ami...Oh, qual soave brivido
Un ballo in maschera: Forse la soglia attinse
Un ballo in maschera: Ma se m'e forza perderti
Un ballo in maschera: Ella e pura
Aida: Se quel guerrier io fossi...Celeste Aida
Aida: La fatal pietra
Aida: O terra addio

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