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Jussi Björling's Last Concert


Release Date: 07/24/1995 
Label:  Myto Records   Catalog #: 953130   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Peter Ilyich TchaikovskyGiacomo PucciniRichard WagnerJean Sibelius,   ... 
Performer:  Jussi BjörlingKerstin MeyerOlle SivallHjördis Schymberg,   ... 
Conductor:  Nils GrevilliusHerbert SandbergKurt BendixLamberto Gardelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gothenburg Symphony OrchestraRoyal Stockholm Opera OrchestraRoyal Stockholm Opera Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Eugene Onegin, Op. 24: Lensky's aria by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Written: 1879 
Date of Recording: 08/05/1960 
Venue:  Live  Concert Hall, Göteborg, Sweden 
Language: Swedish 
2. Manon Lescaut: Donna non vidi mai by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Date of Recording: 08/05/1960 
Venue:  Live  Concert Hall, Göteborg, Sweden 
Language: Italian 
3. Lohengrin: In fernem Land by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/05/1960 
Venue:  Live  Concert Hall, Göteborg, Sweden 
Language: Swedish 
4. Songs (6), Op. 36: no 4, Sigh, sedges, sigh by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; Finland 
Date of Recording: 08/05/1960 
Venue:  Live  Concert Hall, Göteborg, Sweden 
Language: Swedish 
5. Songs (6), Op. 36: no 1, Black roses by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; Finland 
Date of Recording: 08/05/1960 
Venue:  Live  Concert Hall, Göteborg, Sweden 
Language: Swedish 
6. The forest is asleep by Hugo Alfvén
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Date of Recording: 08/05/1960 
Venue:  Live  Concert Hall, Göteborg, Sweden 
Language: Swedish 
7. Songs (7), Op. 28/R 63: no 5, Jag Längtar Dig by Hugo Alfvén
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: Sweden 
Date of Recording: 08/05/1960 
Venue:  Live  Concert Hall, Göteborg, Sweden 
Language: Swedish 
8. Il trovatore: Mal reggendo all' aspro assalto by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Kerstin Meyer (Mezzo Soprano), Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Herbert Sandberg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Stockholm Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/06/1960 
Venue:  Live  Royal Opera House, Stockholm, Sweden 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Non son tuo figlio?" 
9. Il trovatore: Ah si, ben mio...Di quella pira by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Olle Sivall (Tenor), Hjördis Schymberg (Soprano), Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Herbert Sandberg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Stockholm Opera Orchestra,  Royal Stockholm Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/06/1960 
Venue:  Live  Royal Opera House, Stockholm, Sweden 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Quale d'armi fragor..." 
10. Il trovatore: Quel suon...Ah! che la morte "Miserere" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Hjördis Schymberg (Soprano), Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Herbert Sandberg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Stockholm Opera Orchestra,  Royal Stockholm Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/06/1960 
Venue:  Live  Royal Opera House, Stockholm, Sweden 
Language: Italian 
11. Il trovatore: Ai nostri monti by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Kerstin Meyer (Mezzo Soprano), Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Herbert Sandberg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Stockholm Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/06/1960 
Venue:  Live  Royal Opera House, Stockholm, Sweden 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Madre, non dormi?" 
12. Il trovatore: Perigliarti ancor languente by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Kerstin Meyer (Mezzo Soprano), Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Herbert Sandberg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Stockholm Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/06/1960 
Venue:  Live  Royal Opera House, Stockholm, Sweden 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection beings with "Se m'ami ancor..." 
13. Il trovatore: Prima che d'altri vivere by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Hugo Hasslo (Baritone), Hjördis Schymberg (Soprano), Kerstin Meyer (Mezzo Soprano),
Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Herbert Sandberg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Stockholm Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/06/1960 
Venue:  Live  Royal Opera House, Stockholm, Sweden 
Language: Italian 
14. Rigoletto: Parmi veder le lagrime...Possente amor mi chiama by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Kurt Bendix
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Stockholm Opera Orchestra
Written: 1851 
Date of Recording: 03/05/1957 
Venue:  Live  Concert Hall, Göteborg, Sweden 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Ella mi fu rapita!" 
15. Rigoletto: La donna è mobile by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Kurt Bendix
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Stockholm Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/05/1957 
Venue:  Live  Concert Hall, Göteborg, Sweden 
Language: Italian 
16. I Pagliacci: Recitar!...Vesti la giubba by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Lamberto Gardelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Stockholm Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/08/1954 
Venue:  Live  Concert Hall, Göteborg, Sweden 
Language: Swedish 

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