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Beniamino Gigli - Complete Opera Recordings Vol 3


Release Date: 12/09/1999 
Label:  Idi   Catalog #: 317/18   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Giuseppe VerdiJules MassenetGiacomo PucciniCharles Gounod,   ... 
Performer:  Ezio PinzaElisabeth RethbergBeniamino GigliDusolina Giannini,   ... 
Conductor:  Rosario BourdonSir John BarbirolliSir Eugene GoossensNathaniel Shilkret,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  OrchestraMilan Teatro alla Scala OrchestraBerlin State Opera Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 2 Hours 16 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Attila: Te sol quest' anima by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Ezio Pinza (Bass), Elisabeth Rethberg (Soprano), Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Rosario Bourdon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/31/1930 
Venue:  New York City 
2. Manon: Instant charmant...En fermant les yeux "Dream of des Grieux" by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883-1884; France 
Date of Recording: 06/26/1931 
Venue:  London, England 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "O dolce incanto..." 
3. La Bohème: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir Eugene Goossens
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/04/1931 
Venue:  London, England 
4. Faust: Salut! demeure chaste et pure by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir Eugene Goossens
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Date of Recording: 07/04/1931 
Venue:  London, England 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Qual turbamento..." 
5. Les pêcheurs de perles: Je crois entendre encore by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir Eugene Goossens
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; France 
Date of Recording: 07/04/1931 
Venue:  London, England 
Language: Italian 
6. Sadko: no 4, Song of the Indian Guest by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nathaniel Shilkret
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894-1896; Russia 
Date of Recording: 03/31/1932 
Venue:  New York City 
Language: Italian 
7. Cavalleria Rusticana: Tu qui, Santuzza? by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor), Dusolina Giannini (Soprano)
Conductor:  Carlo Sabajno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/1932 
Venue:  Milan, Italy 
8. Cavalleria Rusticana: Mamma, quel vino è generoso "Addio" by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Carlo Sabajno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/03/1933 
Venue:  Milan, Italy 
9. Andrea Chénier: Si, fui soldato by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Carlo Sabajno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/03/1933 
Venue:  Milan, Italy 
10. Serse, HWV 40: Ombra mai fu "Largo" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738; London, England 
Date of Recording: 03/20/1933 
Venue:  London, England 
11. L'Elisir d'Amore: Una furtiva lagrima by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/27/1933 
Venue:  London, England 
12. Tosca: E lucevan le stelle by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Franco Ghione
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/26/1934 
Venue:  Milan, Italy 
13. Rigoletto: La donna è mobile by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Franco Ghione
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/26/1934 
Venue:  Milan, Italy 
14. Carmen: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée "Flower song" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Franco Ghione
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 04/26/1935 
Venue:  Milan, Italy 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
15. Paride ed Elena: O del mio dolce ardor by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Dino Olivieri
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1770; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 07/28/1935 
Venue:  Milan, Italy 
16. L'Arlesiana: E la solita storia...Anch'io vorrei "Lamento" by Francesco Cilèa
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Bruno Seidler-Winkler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897/1937; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1936 
Venue:  Berlin, Germany 
17. Aida: Celeste Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Walter Goehr
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/28/1937 
Venue:  London, England 
Notes: This selection begins with "Se quel guerrier io fossi..." 
18. La Bohème: O soave fanciulla by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Maria Caniglia (Soprano), Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Walter Goehr
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/28/1937 
Venue:  London, England 
19. Don Giovanni, K 527: Dalla sua pace by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Lawrence Collingwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
Date of Recording: 03/1939 
Venue:  London, England 
20. Don Giovanni, K 527: Il mio tesoro intanto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Lawrence Collingwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
Date of Recording: 07/1939 
Venue:  London, England 
21. La traviata: Un dì, felice by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Caniglia (Soprano), Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Lawrence Collingwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1939 
Venue:  London, England 
Notes: This selection begins with "Ah, si, da un anno..." 
22. La traviata: Parigi, o cara by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Caniglia (Soprano), Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Lawrence Collingwood
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1939 
Venue:  London, England 
Notes: This selection begins with "O mia Violetta..." 
23. Maristella: Io conosco un giardino by Giuseppe Pietri
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Umberto Berrettoni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1934; Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/23/1940 
Venue:  Milan, Italy 
24. Fedora: Amor ti vieta by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Umberto Berrettoni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/1940 
Venue:  Milan, Italy 
25. Il trovatore: Ai nostri monti by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Cloe Elmo (Mezzo Soprano), Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Umberto Berrettoni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/1940 
Venue:  Milan, Italy 
Notes: This selection begins with "Se m'ami ancor..." 
26. Cavalleria Rusticana: O Lola, ch'ai di latti la cammisa by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Pietro Mascagni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/1940 
Venue:  Milan, Italy 
27. Manon Lescaut: Ah! non m'avvicinate! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Giuseppe Noto (Baritone), Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Umberto Berrettoni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/1940 
Venue:  Milan, Italy 
28. 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 
Venue:  Milan, Italy 
29. La forza del destino: O, tu che in seno agli angeli by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Umberto Berrettoni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/1941 
Venue:  Milan, Italy 
Notes: This selection begins with "La vita è inferno..." 
30. Manon Lescaut: Ah! Manon mi tradisce by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Umberto Berrettoni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/1941 
Venue:  Milan, Italy 
31. I Pagliacci: No! Pagliaccio non son! by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/20/1933 
Venue:  London, England 
32. I Pagliacci: Recitar!...Vesti la giubba by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Franco Ghione
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/05/1934 
Venue:  Milan, Italy 
33. I Pagliacci: O Colombina il tenero fido "Beppe's Serenade" by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Iva Pacetti (Soprano), Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Franco Ghione
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1934 
Venue:  Milan, Italy 
Notes: This selection begins with "Pagliaccio, mio marito..." 

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