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Prima Voce - Battistini


Release Date: 05/19/1998 
Label:  Nimbus   Catalog #: 7831   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Giuseppe VerdiFriedrich von FlotowGaetano DonizettiLouis Ferdinand Herold,   ... 
Performer:  Mattia BattistiniEmilia CorsiAristodemo SillichLuigi Colazza,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Un ballo in maschera: Alla vita che t'arride by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Mattia Battistini (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/1906 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
2. Un ballo in maschera: Eri tu che m'acchiave quell' anima by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Mattia Battistini (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/1906 
Length: 4 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
3. Ernani: Vieni, meco, sol di rose by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Mattia Battistini (Baritone), Emilia Corsi (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/1906 
Length: 2 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
4. Ernani: O sommo Carlo by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Mattia Battistini (Baritone), Aristodemo Sillich (Bass), Emilia Corsi (Soprano),
Luigi Colazza (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/1906 
Length: 4 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
5. Martha: Povero Lionello...Il mio Lionel by Friedrich von Flotow
Performer:  Mattia Battistini (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/1906 
Length: 4 Minutes 1 Secs. 
6. La Favorita: A tanto amor, Leonora by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Mattia Battistini (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/1906 
Length: 4 Minutes 3 Secs. 
7. Dom Sébastien: O Lisbona, alfin ti miro by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Mattia Battistini (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; France 
Date of Recording: 11/1906 
Length: 4 Minutes 13 Secs. 
8. Zampa: Perche tremar? by Louis Ferdinand Herold
Performer:  Mattia Battistini (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 11/1906 
Length: 4 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
9. La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Voici des roses by Hector Berlioz
Performer:  Mattia Battistini (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; France 
Date of Recording: 11/1906 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
10. Werther: Pourquoi me réveiller? by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Mattia Battistini (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; France 
Date of Recording: 06/1911 
Length: 3 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a revised version of "Werther" rewritten by Massenet for Battistini. 
11. Hamlet: O vin dissipe la tristesse by Ambroise Thomas
Performer:  Mattia Battistini (Baritone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; France 
Date of Recording: 06/1911 
Length: 3 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
12. Quo vadis?: Errar sull' ampio mar by Jean Nougues
Performer:  Mattia Battistini (Baritone)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909; France 
Date of Recording: 05/1912 
Length: 4 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
13. La traviata: Madamigella Valéry?...Pura siccome un'angelo by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Mattia Battistini (Baritone), Maria Mokrzycka (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/1912 
Length: 4 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
14. Linda di Chamounix: Ambo nati in questa valle by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Mattia Battistini (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/1912 
Length: 4 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
15. Macbeth: Perfidi! All'anglo...Pietà, rispetto, amore by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Mattia Battistini (Baritone), Carlo Sabajno (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847/1865; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/1912 
Length: 4 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
16. La Favorita: Vien, Leonora, a piedi tuoi by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Mattia Battistini (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/1913 
Length: 4 Minutes 57 Secs. 
17. Don Carlos: Per me giunto...Io morrò, ma lieto in core by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Mattia Battistini (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 06/1913 
Length: 8 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with the passage "Felice ancor io son..." 
18. Eugene Onegin, Op. 24: You wrote to me... "Onegin's Aria" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Mattia Battistini (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1878; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1902 
Length: 3 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: Italian 

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