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Four Famous Contraltos Of The Past


Release Date: 07/15/1997 
Label:  Preiser Records   Catalog #: 89985   Spars Code: AAD 
Composer:  Christoph W. GluckGeorge Frideric HandelRichard WagnerGeorges Bizet,   ... 
Performer:  Emmi LeisnerSigrid OneginKarin BranzellRosette Anday
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 19 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Orfeo ed Euridice: Piango il mio ben così by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Emmi Leisner (Alto)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1928 
Language: German 
2.
Orfeo ed Euridice: Che farò senza Euridice? by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Emmi Leisner (Alto)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1928 
Language: German 
3.
Serse, HWV 40: Ombra mai fu "Largo" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Emmi Leisner (Alto)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738; London, England 
Date of Recording: 1928 
Language: German 
4.
Tristan und Isolde: Einsam wachend...Habet Acht! by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Emmi Leisner (Alto)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1928 
Language: German 
5.
Carmen: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle "Habañera" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Emmi Leisner (Alto)
Written: 1873-1874 
Date of Recording: 1928 
Language: German 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
6.
Lucrezia Borgia: Il segreto per esser felice "Brindisi" by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Sigrid Onegin (Alto)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; Italy 
Date of Recording: 02/07/1928 
Language: Italian 
7.
La Favorita: O mio Fernando by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Sigrid Onegin (Alto)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/04/1929 
Language: Italian 
8.
Don Carlos: O don fatale by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Sigrid Onegin (Alto)
Date of Recording: 03/04/1929 
Language: Italian 
9.
Le Prophète: Ah, mon fils! by Giacomo Meyerbeer
Performer:  Sigrid Onegin (Alto)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Germany 
Date of Recording: 02/07/1928 
Language: French 
10.
Le Prophète: O prêtres de Baal by Giacomo Meyerbeer
Performer:  Sigrid Onegin (Alto)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/21/1929 
Language: French 
11.
Il trovatore: Condotta ell' era in ceppi by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Karin Branzell (Alto)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1927 
Language: German 
12.
Un ballo in maschera: Re dell' abisso, affrettati by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Karin Branzell (Alto)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1927 
Language: German 
13.
Carmen: En vain pour éviter les réponses amères "Card Aria" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Karin Branzell (Alto)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 1927 
Language: German 
14.
Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Karin Branzell (Alto)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
Date of Recording: 1927 
Language: German 
15.
Das Rheingold: Weiche, Wotan, weiche by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Karin Branzell (Alto)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1928 
Language: German 
16.
Götterdämmerung: Höre mit Sinn was ich dir sage by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Rosette Anday (Alto)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1928 
Language: German 
Notes: This selection begins with "Seit er von dir geschieden..." 
17.
Carmen: Près des ramparts de Seville "Seguidilla" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Rosette Anday (Alto)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 1928 
Language: German 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
18.
Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Printemps, qui commence by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Rosette Anday (Alto)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
Date of Recording: 1928 
Language: French 
19.
Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Amour, viens aider ma faiblesse by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Rosette Anday (Alto)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
Date of Recording: 1929 
Language: French 

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