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Operatic Arias (1911-1949)


Release Date: 05/19/1998 
Label:  Nimbus   Catalog #: 7864   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Charles MarshallGeorge Frideric HandelErich Wolfgang KorngoldUmberto Giordano,   ... 
Performer:  John McCormackMaria JeritzaBeniamino GigliRichard Tauber,   ... 
Conductor:  Hermann WeigertWalter GoehrLawrence CollingwoodRosario Bourdon,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera OrchestraPhiladelphia Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1. I hear you calling me by Charles Marshall
Performer:  John McCormack (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1908; England 
Date of Recording: 03/16/1911 
Length: 3 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: English 
2. Semele, HWV 58: O Sleep, why dost thou leave me? by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  John McCormack (Tenor)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1744; London, England 
Date of Recording: 04/01/1920 
Length: 3 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: English 
3. Die tote Stadt, Op. 12: Glück, das mir verblieb "Mariettalied" by Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Performer:  Maria Jeritza (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1920; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/08/1922 
Length: 3 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Language: German 
4. Andrea Chénier: Un dì all' azzuro spazio "Improvviso" by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 10/1922 
Length: 4 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
5. Les pêcheurs de perles: Je crois entendre encore by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; France 
Date of Recording: 12/18/1929 
Length: 4 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
6. Paganini: Gern hab' ich die Frau'n geküsst by Franz Lehár
Performer:  Richard Tauber (Tenor)
Conductor:  Hermann Weigert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1925; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 10/21/1925 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: German 
7. Don Giovanni, K 527: Il mio tesoro intanto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Richard Tauber (Tenor)
Conductor:  Walter Goehr
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
Date of Recording: 05/12/1939 
Length: 4 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
8. Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Voi che sapete che cosa è amor by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Elisabeth Schumann (Soprano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/19/1926 
Length: 3 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
9. Der Vogelhändler: Wie mein Ahnl zwanzig Jahr "Nightingale" by Carl Zeller
Performer:  Elisabeth Schumann (Soprano)
Conductor:  Lawrence Collingwood
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1930 
Length: 3 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: German 
10. Don Quichotte: O mon maître, ô mon Grand! "Death Scene" by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Feodor Chaliapin (Bass), Olive Kline (Soprano)
Conductor:  Rosario Bourdon
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; France 
Date of Recording: 04/07/1927 
Length: 8 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: French 
11. Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Non so più cosa son, cosa faccio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Conchita Supervia (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Angelo Albergoni
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1928 
Length: 3 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
12. Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Printemps, qui commence by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Conchita Supervia (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Gustav Cloëz
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
Date of Recording: 10/24/1931 
Length: 4 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: French 
13. Mefistofele: L'altra notte in fondo al mare by Arrigo Boito
Performer:  Claudia Muzio (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/06/1935 
Length: 4 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
14. Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Morgenlich leuchtend by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Lauritz Melchior (Tenor)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1939 
Length: 4 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: German 
15. Blow the wind southerly by Traditional
Performer:  Kathleen Ferrier (Mezzo Soprano)
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 02/10/1949 
Length: 2 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Whittaker 
16. I puritani: Qui la voce sua soave by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/10/1949 
Length: 7 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
17. I Pagliacci: Sì può? [Prologue] by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Titta Ruffo (Baritone)
Conductor:  Antonio Sabino
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/1912 
Length: 8 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Language: Italian 

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