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Legendary Tenors - Operatic Arias (1903-1944)


Release Date: 05/19/1998 
Label:  Nimbus   Catalog #: 7856   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Giuseppe VerdiPeter Ilyich TchaikovskyJules MassenetKarl Goldmark,   ... 
Performer:  Francesco TamagnoDmitri SmirnovAlessandro BonciFrank La Forge,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir John BarbirolliWalter GoehrGustav CloëzEugène Bigot,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony OrchestraOrchestraMilan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1.
Otello: Esultate! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Francesco Tamagno (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 
Date of Recording: 02/1903 
Length: 1 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
2.
Otello: Niun mi tema (Death of Otello) by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Francesco Tamagno (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 
Date of Recording: 02/1903 
Length: 3 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
3.
Eugene Onegin, Op. 24: Lensky's aria by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Dmitri Smirnov (Tenor)
Written: 1879 
Date of Recording: 1909 
Length: 4 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
4.
Luisa Miller: Quando le sere al placido by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Alessandro Bonci (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1906 
Length: 5 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Ah fede negar potessi.." 
5.
Manon: Instant charmant...En fermant les yeux "Dream of des Grieux" by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Frank La Forge (Piano), Edmond Clément (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883-1884; France 
Date of Recording: 11/06/1911 
Length: 3 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: French 
6.
Die Königin von Saba, Op. 27: Magische Töne by Karl Goldmark
Performer:  Leo Slezak (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1875; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1909 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: German 
7.
Otello: Ora e per sempre addio by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Enrico Caruso (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/28/1910 
Length: 2 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
8.
May Night: Sleep, my beauty by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Leonid Sobinov (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878-1879; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1910 
Length: 3 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
9.
Romanze (2): no 1, Ideale by Francesco Paolo Tosti
Performer:  Giacomo Lauri-Volpi (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1882 
Date of Recording: C1923 
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
10.
Cavalleria Rusticana: O Lola, ch'ai di latti la cammisa by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Aureliano Pertile (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1923 
Length: 2 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
11.
Mignon: Adieu, Mignon! Courage! by Ambroise Thomas
Performer:  Julius Patzak (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; France 
Date of Recording: C1934 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: German 
12.
Martha: Ach, so fromm by Friedrich von Flotow
Performer:  Helge Rosvaenge (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1935 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: German 
13.
Die Walküre: Winterstürme wichen dem Wonnemond by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Lauritz Melchior (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Date of Recording: 05/16/1931 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: German 
14.
Don Giovanni, K 527: Il mio tesoro intanto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Richard Tauber (Tenor)
Conductor:  Walter Goehr
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
Date of Recording: 05/12/1939 
Length: 4 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
15.
La dame blanche: Reverie de Georges Brown by François Boieldieu
Performer:  David Devriès (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gustav Cloëz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 04/26/1928 
Length: 4 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: French 
16.
Manon: Ah! fuyez, douce image by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Georges Thill (Tenor)
Conductor:  Eugène Bigot
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883-1884; France 
Date of Recording: C1936 
Length: 4 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: French 
17.
Andrea Chénier: Un dì all' azzuro spazio "Improvviso" by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Renato Zanelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Carlo Sabajno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/25/1929 
Length: 4 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
18.
Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 02/27/1944 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
19.
Werther: O nature, pleine de grâce by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Tito Schipa (Tenor)
Conductor:  Mario Cordone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; France 
Date of Recording: 1942 
Length: 5 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
20.
Zazà: E un riso gentil by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Giovanni Martinelli (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/16/1922 
Length: 2 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
21.
I Pagliacci: No! Pagliaccio non son! by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/20/1933 
Length: 3 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: Italian 

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