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Four Famous Mezzos Of The Past


Release Date: 10/21/1997 
Label:  Preiser Records   Catalog #: 89977   Spars Code: AAD 
Composer:  Giuseppe VerdiChristoph W. GluckHermann GoetzAmbroise Thomas,   ... 
Performer:  Gertrud RüngerJulius PatzakFriedel BeckmannArno Schellenberg,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1.
Macbeth: Una macchia č qui tuttora "Sleepwalking Scene" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Gertrud Rünger (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847/1865; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1935 
Language: German 
2.
Il trovatore: Mal reggendo all' aspro assalto by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Gertrud Rünger (Mezzo Soprano), Julius Patzak (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1936 
Language: German 
3.
Il trovatore: Ai nostri monti by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Gertrud Rünger (Mezzo Soprano), Julius Patzak (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1936 
Language: German 
4.
Don Carlos: O don fatale by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Gertrud Rünger (Mezzo Soprano)
Date of Recording: 1935 
Language: German 
5.
Orfeo ed Euridice: Che farň senza Euridice? by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Friedel Beckmann (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1941 
Language: German 
6.
Paride ed Elena: O del mio dolce ardor by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Friedel Beckmann (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1770; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1941 
Language: German 
7.
Der Widerspenstigen Zähmung: Die Kraft versagt by Hermann Goetz
Performer:  Friedel Beckmann (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Switzerland 
Date of Recording: 1940 
Language: German 
8.
Mignon: As-tu souffert? by Ambroise Thomas
Performer:  Arno Schellenberg (Baritone), Friedel Beckmann (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; France 
Date of Recording: 1939 
Language: German 
9.
Carmen: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle "Habańera" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Elisabeth Höngen (Mezzo Soprano)
Written: 1873-1874 
Date of Recording: 1942 
Language: German 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
10.
Carmen: Prčs des ramparts de Seville "Seguidilla" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Elisabeth Höngen (Mezzo Soprano), Torsten Ralf (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 1942 
Language: German 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
11.
Carmen: En vain pour éviter les réponses amčres "Card Aria" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Elfriede Trötschel (Soprano), Elisabeth Höngen (Mezzo Soprano), Helena Rott (Alto)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 1942 
Language: German 
12.
Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59: Mit Ihren Augen voll Tränen by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Elisabeth Höngen (Mezzo Soprano), Esther Réthy (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1909-1910; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1941 
Language: German 
13.
Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59: Ist ein Traum by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Esther Réthy (Soprano), Elisabeth Höngen (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1909-1910; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1941 
Language: German 
14.
Un ballo in maschera: Re dell' abisso, affrettati by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Georgine von Milinkovic (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1942 
Language: German 
15.
Rienzi: Gerechter Gott! by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Georgine von Milinkovic (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840-1843; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1943 
Language: German 
Notes: This selection begins with "In seiner Blüte...." 
16.
Das Rheingold: Weiche, Wotan, weiche by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Georgine von Milinkovic (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1942 
Language: German 
17.
Tristan und Isolde: Einsam wachend...Habet Acht! by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Georgine von Milinkovic (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1942 
Language: German 
18.
Der Evangelimann, Op. 45: O schöne Jugendtage by Wilhelm Kienzl
Performer:  Georgine von Milinkovic (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; Bad Aussee, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1943 
Language: German 

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