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References - Jussi Bjorling - Opera Arias


Release Date: 10/25/1990 
Label:  Emi Classics Special Import Catalog #: 61053   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Giuseppe VerdiGiacomo PucciniCharles GounodUmberto Giordano,   ... 
Performer:  Jussi BjörlingHjördis Schymberg
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  OrchestraRoyal Stockholm Opera OrchestraStockholm Concerts Associations Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 4 Mins. 

Imported from : ARGENTINA   
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Works on This Recording

1. Il trovatore: Ah si, ben mio by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1939 
Length: 3 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
2. Aida: Celeste Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/1936 
Length: 4 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Se quel guerrier..." 
3. La Bohème: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/1936 
Length: 4 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
4. Faust: Salut! demeure chaste et pure by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Date of Recording: 07/1939 
Length: 4 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: French 
5. Fedora: Amor ti vieta by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/1944 
Length: 2 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
6. Martha: Ach, so fromm by Friedrich von Flotow
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Date of Recording: 07/1939 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
7. Manon: Ah! fuyez, douce image by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Stockholm Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883-1884; France 
Date of Recording: 09/1945 
Length: 4 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: This aria is prefaced by the recitative "Je suis seul...". 
8. Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/1944 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
9. L'Elisir d'Amore: Una furtiva lagrima by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Stockholm Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/1945 
Length: 4 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
10. Un ballo in maschera: Di' tu se fedele by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/1944 
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
11. La Bohème: O soave fanciulla by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor), Hjördis Schymberg (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/1941 
Length: 3 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
12. Tosca: Recondita armonia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/1936 
Length: 2 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
13. Tosca: E lucevan le stelle by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/1937 
Length: 2 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
14. La Fanciulla del West: Ch'ella mi creda libero e lontano by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/1939 
Length: 2 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
15. L'Arlesiana: E la solita storia...Anch'io vorrei "Lamento" by Francesco Cilèa
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Concerts Associations Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897/1937; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/1947 
Length: 3 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
16. L'Africaine: O paradis sorti de l'onde by Giacomo Meyerbeer
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865; Germany 
Date of Recording: 09/1937 
Length: 3 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Mi batte, il cor..." 
17. I Pagliacci: Recitar!...Vesti la giubba by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/1944 
Length: 3 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
18. Stabat mater: Cujus animam by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832/1842; Italy 
Date of Recording: 10/1938 
Length: 4 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: Latin 

Sound Samples

L'Elisir d'amore: Una furtiva lagrima
Il Trovatore: Ah! sì, ben mio, coll'essere
Un ballo in maschera: Di' tu se fedele
Aida: Se quel guerrier....Celeste Aida
I Pagliacci: Recitar!....Vesti la giubba
La Bohème: Che gelida manina
La Bohème: O soave fanciulla
Tosca: Recondita armonia
Tosca: E lucevan le stelle
La Fanciulla del West: Ch'ella mi creda libero
Turandot: Nessun dorma!
Fedora: Amor ti vieta
L' Arlesiana: E la solita storia
L'Africaine: Mi batte il cor....O Paradiso
Faust: Salut! demeure chaste et pure
Manon: Je suis seul!....Ah!...Fuyez, douce image
Martha: M'appari tutt'amor
Stabat mater: Cujus animam gementem

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