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Four Famous Italian Sopranos / Oltrabella, Favero, Et Al


Release Date: 02/09/1999 
Label:  Preiser Records   Catalog #: 89961   Spars Code: AAD 
Composer:  Pietro MascagniGiacomo PucciniGiuseppe VerdiArrigo Boito,   ... 
Performer:  Augusta OltrabellaMafalda FaveroPia TassinariMagda Olivero
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 13 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

AUGUSTA OLTRABELLA (1897-1981): Sings five selections by Mascagni, Puccini, Verdi and Boito - Recorded by HMV in 1933, 1936 annd 1938; MAFALDA FAVERO (1903-1981): Sings five selections by Puccini, Mascagni, Verdi and Mozart - Recorded in 1937 and 1941 by HMV; PIA TASSINARI (1903-1995): Sings four selections by Gounod, Mascagni and Massenet - Recorded 1933 by HMV and 1941 and 1943 by Cetra; MAGDA OLIVERO (b. 1912): Sings five selections by Boito, Puccini, and Cilea - Recorded in 1939 and 1940 by Cetra (AAD MONO 72:42) AUGUSTA OLTRABELLA (1897-1981): Sings five selections by Mascagni, Puccini, Verdi and Boito - Recorded by HMV in 1933, 1936 annd 1938; MAFALDA FAVERO (1903-1981): Sings five selections by Puccini, Mascagni, Verdi and Mozart - Recorded in 1937 and 1941 by HMV; PIA TASSINARI (1903-1995): Sings four selections by Gounod, Mascagni and Massenet - Recorded 1933 by HMV and 1941 and 1943 by Cetra; MAGDA OLIVERO (b. 1912): Sings five selections by Boito, Puccini, and Cilea - Recorded in 1939 and 1940 by Cetra (AAD MONO 72:42) Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Iris: Un dì era piccina by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Augusta Oltrabella (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898/1899; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1933 
2. La Bohème: Donde lieta uscì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Augusta Oltrabella (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1936 
3. Suor Angelica: Senza mamma, o bimbo, tu sei morto by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Augusta Oltrabella (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1936 
4. La traviata: Addio del passato by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Augusta Oltrabella (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1938 
5. Mefistofele: Spunta l'aurora pallida by Arrigo Boito
Performer:  Augusta Oltrabella (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1938 
6. Manon Lescaut: In quelle trine morbide by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Mafalda Favero (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1937 
7. Turandot: Signore, ascolta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Mafalda Favero (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1937 
8. Lodoletta: Flammen, perdonami by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Mafalda Favero (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1917; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1941 
9. Ave Maria by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Mafalda Favero (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1941 
10. Don Giovanni, K 527: Vedrai, carino se sei buonino by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Mafalda Favero (Soprano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
Date of Recording: 1941 
11. Faust: Ah! je ris de me voir si belle "Jewel Song" by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Pia Tassinari (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Date of Recording: 1933 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins "Come vorrei saper..." ("Je voudrais bien savoir..."). 
12. L'Amico Fritz: Son pochi fiori by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Pia Tassinari (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1941 
13. L'Amico Fritz: Non mi resta che il pianto by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Pia Tassinari (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1941 
14. Werther: Werther! Qui m'aurait dit...Des cris joyeux "Letter scene" by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Pia Tassinari (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; France 
Date of Recording: 1943 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins "M'ha scritto che m'ama." 
15. Mefistofele: L'altra notte in fondo al mare by Arrigo Boito
Performer:  Magda Olivero (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1940 
16. La Bohème: Si, mi chiamano Mimì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Magda Olivero (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1940 
17. Tosca: Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Magda Olivero (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1940 
18. Adriana Lecouvreur: Io son l'umile ancella by Francesco Cilèa
Performer:  Magda Olivero (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1940 
19. Adriana Lecouvreur: Poveri fiori by Francesco Cilèa
Performer:  Magda Olivero (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1939 

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