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3 Tenors Of The Golden Age / Peerce, Bjoerling, Lanza


Release Date: 07/16/1996 
Label:  Rca Victor Gold Seal Catalog #: 68531   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Giacomo MeyerbeerGiacomo PucciniFranz LehárGiuseppe Verdi,   ... 
Performer:  Jan PeerceJussi BjörlingMario LanzaFernando Corena,   ... 
Conductor:  Frieder WeissmannErich LeinsdorfRay SinatraRenato Cellini,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony OrchestraRome Opera House OrchestraOrchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
L'Africaine: O paradis sorti de l'onde by Giacomo Meyerbeer
Performer:  Jan Peerce (Tenor)
Conductor:  Frieder Weissmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1946 
Length: 3 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
2.
Tosca: E lucevan le stelle by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1957 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
3.
Das Land des Lächelns: Dein ist mein ganzes Herz by Franz Lehár
Performer:  Mario Lanza (Tenor)
Conductor:  Ray Sinatra
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1929; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1951 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
4.
Tosca: Recondita armonia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor), Fernando Corena (Bass)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1957 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
5.
Rigoletto: La donna è mobile by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Jan Peerce (Tenor)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1949 
Length: 2 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
6.
L'Arlesiana: E la solita storia...Anch'io vorrei "Lamento" by Francesco Cilèa
Performer:  Mario Lanza (Tenor), Constantin Callinicos (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897/1937; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Length: 4 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
7.
La Bohème: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Renato Cellini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1951 
Length: 5 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
8.
The Toast of New Orleans: Be My Love by Nicholas Brodszky
Performer:  Mario Lanza (Tenor)
Conductor:  Ray Sinatra
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Alexander (New Age)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949; USA 
Date of Recording: 1950 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: English 
9.
Martha: Ach, so fromm by Friedrich von Flotow
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1957 
Length: 3 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: German 
10.
Santa Lucia luntana by E. A. Mario
Performer:  Mario Lanza (Tenor)
Conductor:  Constantin Callinicos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1952 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
11.
Granada by Agustín Lara
Performer:  Jan Peerce (Tenor)
Conductor:  Joe Reisman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Joe Reisman Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932; Mexico 
Date of Recording: 1957 
Length: 3 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Language: Spanish 
12.
Funiculì funiculà by Luigi Denza
Performer:  Mario Lanza (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra,  Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Naples, Italy 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Length: 2 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
13.
Romanze (2): no 1, Ideale by Francesco Paolo Tosti
Performer:  Frederick Schauwecker (Piano), Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1882 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
14.
Spring is Here: With a song in my heart by Richard Rodgers
Performer:  Mario Lanza (Tenor)
Conductor:  Ray Sinatra
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929; USA 
Date of Recording: 1951 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: English 
15.
'O sole mio by Eduardo Di Capua
Performer:  Jan Peerce (Tenor)
Conductor:  Maximilian Pilzer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1944 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
16.
Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra,  Rome Opera House Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1959 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
17.
Mattinata by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Jan Peerce (Tenor)
Conductor:  Maximilian Pilzer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1944 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
18.
Because by Helen Guy
Performer:  Mario Lanza (Tenor)
Conductor:  Constantin Callinicos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; France 
Date of Recording: 1951 
Length: 2 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Language: English 
19.
I Pagliacci: Recitar!...Vesti la giubba by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Renato Cellini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1951 
Length: 3 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
20.
Bluebird of Happiness by Sandor Harmati
Performer:  Jan Peerce (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sylvan Levin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; USA 
Date of Recording: 1945 
Length: 4 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Language: English 
21.
Les soirées musicales: no 8, La danza by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Jan Peerce (Tenor)
Conductor:  Maximilian Pilzer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1830-1835; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1944 
Length: 2 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Arranged: Artok 
22.
Songs (7) as Unpretentious as the Wild Rose: I Love You Truly by Carrie Jacobs-Bond
Performer:  John Corigliano Sr. (Violin), Jan Peerce (Tenor)
Conductor:  Warner Bass
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1901; USA 
Date of Recording: 1950 
Length: 3 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

Act IV: Mi batte il cor; O paradiso!
Act III: E lucevan le stelle
La Danza (Tarantella napoletana), No. 8
Yours Is My Heart Alone
Act I: Dammi i colori; Recondita armonia
Act IV: La donna è mobile
Act II: E La Solita Storia
Act I: Che gelida manina
Be My Love (from "The Toast of New Orleans")
Act III: M'apparì tutt'amor
Mattinata
Because
I Love You Truly
Act I: Vesti la giubba
Santa Lucia luntana
Granada
Funiculì, funiculà
Ideale
Bluebird of Happiness
With a Song in My Heart (from "Spring Is Here")
'O Sole Mio
Nessun dorma!

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