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Jussi Björling- Last Us Recital, 4/13/59


Release Date: 03/14/1995 
Label:  Myto Records   Catalog #: 91239   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  George Frideric HandelFranz SchubertRichard StraussGeorges Bizet,   ... 
Performer:  Frederick SchauweckerJussi BjörlingAnne-Lisa Björling
Conductor:  Frieder WeissmannGaetano Merola
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilversum Radio OrchestraSan Francisco Opera Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 18 Mins. 

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This disc also contains additional bonus recordings from the Hilversum and San Francisco recitals. These extra selections are monaural recordings. This disc also contains additional bonus recordings from the Hilversum and San Francisco recitals. These extra selections are monaural recordings. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Serse, HWV 40: Ombra mai fu "Largo" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Frederick Schauwecker (Piano), Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738; London, England 
Date of Recording: 04/13/1959 
Venue:  Live  Glenn Memorial Auditorium, Atlanta 
2.
Frühlingsglaube, D 686/Op. 20 no 2 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor), Frederick Schauwecker (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1820; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 04/13/1959 
Venue:  Live  Glenn Memorial Auditorium, Atlanta 
3.
Die Forelle, D 550 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor), Frederick Schauwecker (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 04/13/1959 
Venue:  Live  Glenn Memorial Auditorium, Atlanta 
Language: German 
4.
Schwanengesang, D 957: no 4, Ständchen by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor), Frederick Schauwecker (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 04/13/1959 
Venue:  Live  Glenn Memorial Auditorium, Atlanta 
5.
Lieder (3), Op. 29: no 1, Traum durch die Dämmerung by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Frederick Schauwecker (Piano), Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Written: 1895 
Date of Recording: 04/13/1959 
Venue:  Live  Glenn Memorial Auditorium, Atlanta 
6.
Lieder (8), Op. 10: no 1, Zueignung by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Frederick Schauwecker (Piano), Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; Germany 
Date of Recording: 04/13/1959 
Venue:  Live  Glenn Memorial Auditorium, Atlanta 
Language: German 
7.
Carmen: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée "Flower song" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Frederick Schauwecker (Piano), Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 04/13/1959 
Venue:  Live  Glenn Memorial Auditorium, Atlanta 
Language: French 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
8.
Fedora: Amor ti vieta by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Frederick Schauwecker (Piano), Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/13/1959 
Venue:  Live  Glenn Memorial Auditorium, Atlanta 
Language: Italian 
9.
Songs (12), Op. 21: no 5, Lilacs by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Frederick Schauwecker (Piano), Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; Russia 
Date of Recording: 04/13/1959 
Venue:  Live  Glenn Memorial Auditorium, Atlanta 
10.
Songs (6), Op. 4: no 3, In the silence of the night by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Frederick Schauwecker (Piano), Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Russia 
Date of Recording: 04/13/1959 
Venue:  Live  Glenn Memorial Auditorium, Atlanta 
11.
The forest is asleep by Hugo Alfvén
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor), Frederick Schauwecker (Piano)
Date of Recording: 04/13/1959 
Venue:  Live  Glenn Memorial Auditorium, Atlanta 
Language: Swedish 
12.
I drömmen di är mig nära by Emil Sjögren
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor), Frederick Schauwecker (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 04/13/1959 
Venue:  Live  Glenn Memorial Auditorium, Atlanta 
Language: Swedish 
13.
Songs (3), Op. 10: no 1, Jungfrun under lind by Wilhelm Peterson-Berger
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor), Frederick Schauwecker (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1895; Sweden 
Date of Recording: 04/13/1959 
Venue:  Live  Glenn Memorial Auditorium, Atlanta 
14.
Songs (6), Op. 25: no 2, A swan by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor), Frederick Schauwecker (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Norway 
Date of Recording: 04/13/1959 
Venue:  Live  Glenn Memorial Auditorium, Atlanta 
Language: Norwegian 
15.
Songs (6), Op. 48: no 6, Ein Traum by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor), Frederick Schauwecker (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; Norway 
Date of Recording: 04/13/1959 
Venue:  Live  Glenn Memorial Auditorium, Atlanta 
Language: German 
16.
Andrea Chénier: Come un bel dì di maggio by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor), Frederick Schauwecker (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/13/1959 
Venue:  Live  Glenn Memorial Auditorium, Atlanta 
17.
La Bohème: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor), Frederick Schauwecker (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/13/1959 
Venue:  Live  Glenn Memorial Auditorium, Atlanta 
18.
Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor), Frederick Schauwecker (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/13/1959 
Venue:  Live  Glenn Memorial Auditorium, Atlanta 
Language: Italian 
19.
Requiem Mass: Ingemisco by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Frieder Weissmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilversum Radio Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/08/1939 
Venue:  Live  Hilversum, The Netherlands 
Language: Latin 
Notes: This selection is a monaural recording. 
20.
La Bohème: O soave fanciulla by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Anne-Lisa Björling (Soprano), Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gaetano Merola
Orchestra/Ensemble:  San Francisco Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 10/23/1949 
Venue:  Live  War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco 
Notes: This selection is a monaural recording. 
21.
Roméo et Juliette: Nuit d'hyménée by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Anne-Lisa Björling (Soprano), Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gaetano Merola
Orchestra/Ensemble:  San Francisco Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; France 
Date of Recording: 10/23/1949 
Venue:  Live  War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection is a monaural recording. 
22.
Manon: Ah! fuyez, douce image by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gaetano Merola
Orchestra/Ensemble:  San Francisco Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883-1884; France 
Date of Recording: 10/23/1949 
Venue:  Live  War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection is a monaural recording. 
23.
Tonerna by Carl Sjöberg
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor), Frederick Schauwecker (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 04/13/1959 
Venue:  Live  Glenn Memorial Auditorium, Atlanta 

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