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Four Famous Italian Baritones - Stabile, Reali, Et Al


Release Date: 04/20/1999 
Label:  Preiser Records   Catalog #: 89955   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Giuseppe VerdiAmilcare PonchielliUmberto GiordanoFrancesco Cilèa,   ... 
Performer:  Mariano StabileGiuseppe NessiLuciano DonaggioAfro Poli,   ... 
Conductor:  Alberto EredeArturo BasileUmberto BerrettoniArmando La Rosa Parodi,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala OrchestraEIAR Symphony Orchestra TurinRoyal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

MARIANO STABILE (1888-1968): Sings three selections by Verdi (recorded 1942 by Telefunken); ANTENORE REALI (1897-1959): Sings five selections by Ponchielli, Leoncavallo (2), Giordino and Cilea (recorded 1944, 1946 and 1947 by Cetra); CARLO TAGLIABUE (1898-1978): Sings four selections by Bellini, Verdi (2) and Ponchielli (recorded 1942 and 1946 by Cetra and HMV); PAOLO SILVERI (b. 1913): Sings four selections by Rossini, Verdi (2) and Gounod ( recorded 1946 and 1948 by Columbia) (ADD MONO 75:15) MARIANO STABILE (1888-1968): Sings three selections by Verdi (recorded 1942 by Telefunken); ANTENORE REALI (1897-1959): Sings five selections by Ponchielli, Leoncavallo (2), Giordino and Cilea (recorded 1944, 1946 and 1947 by Cetra); CARLO TAGLIABUE (1898-1978): Sings four selections by Bellini, Verdi (2) and Ponchielli (recorded 1942 and 1946 by Cetra and HMV); PAOLO SILVERI (b. 1913): Sings four selections by Rossini, Verdi (2) and Gounod ( recorded 1946 and 1948 by Columbia) (ADD MONO 75:15) Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Falstaff: L'onore! Ladri! "Ford's Monologue" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Mariano Stabile (Baritone)
Conductor:  Alberto Erede
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1942 
Language: Italian 
2. Falstaff: Signore, v'assista il cielo! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Giuseppe Nessi (Tenor), Luciano Donaggio (Bass), Mariano Stabile (Baritone),
Afro Poli (Baritone)
Conductor:  Alberto Erede
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1942 
Language: Italian 
3. Falstaff: Mondo ladro! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Mariano Stabile (Baritone)
Conductor:  Alberto Erede
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1942 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Ehi, taverniere..." 
4. La Gioconda: Enzo Grimaldo...O grido di quest' anima by Amilcare Ponchielli
Performer:  Giacinto Prandelli (Tenor), Antenore Reali (Baritone)
Conductor:  Arturo Basile
Orchestra/Ensemble:  EIAR Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1947 
Language: Italian 
5. Andrea Chénier: Nemico della patria by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Antenore Reali (Baritone)
Conductor:  Arturo Basile
Orchestra/Ensemble:  EIAR Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1947 
Language: Italian 
6. L'Arlesiana: Come due tizzi accessi by Francesco Cilèa
Performer:  Antenore Reali (Baritone)
Conductor:  Arturo Basile
Orchestra/Ensemble:  EIAR Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897/1937; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1946 
Language: Italian 
7. I puritani: Or dove fuggo io mai by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Carlo Tagliabue (Baritone)
Conductor:  Umberto Berrettoni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1946 
Language: Italian 
8. Ernani: O de' verd' anni miei by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Carlo Tagliabue (Baritone)
Conductor:  Umberto Berrettoni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1946 
Language: Italian 
9. Otello: Credo in un Dio crudel by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Carlo Tagliabue (Baritone)
Conductor:  Armando La Rosa Parodi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  EIAR Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1942 
Language: Italian 
10. La Gioconda: Ah! Pescator affonda l'esca by Amilcare Ponchielli
Performer:  Carlo Tagliabue (Baritone)
Conductor:  Franco Patanè
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1946 
Language: Italian 
11. Rigoletto: Povero Rigoletto...Cortigiani, vil razza dannata! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Paolo Silveri (Baritone)
Conductor:  Hugo Rignold
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1946 
Language: Italian 
12. La traviata: Di Provenza il mar by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Paolo Silveri (Baritone)
Conductor:  Stanford Robinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1948 
Language: Italian 
13. Faust: Avant de quitter ces lieux by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Paolo Silveri (Baritone)
Conductor:  Stanford Robinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Date of Recording: 1948 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "O sainte médaille..." 
14. I Pagliacci: Sì può? [Prologue] by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Antenore Reali (Baritone)
Conductor:  Arturo Basile
Orchestra/Ensemble:  EIAR Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1947 
Language: Italian 
15. Zazà: Zazà, piccola zingara by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Antenore Reali (Baritone)
Conductor:  Arturo Basile
Orchestra/Ensemble:  EIAR Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1944 
Language: Italian 
16. Il barbiere di Siviglia: Largo al factotum by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Paolo Silveri (Baritone)
Conductor:  Hugo Rignold
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1946 
Language: Italian 

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