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Alfred Piccaver - The Complete Electric Recordings 1928-1930


Release Date: 09/19/1995 
Label:  Preiser Records   Catalog #: 89217   Spars Code: AAD 
Composer:  Ludwig van BeethovenRichard WagnerFriedrich von FlotowGiuseppe Verdi,   ... 
Performer:  Alfred PiccaverMargit AngererTheodor ScheidlJulius Prüwer
Conductor:  Julius PrüwerManfred Gurlitt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 2 Hours 27 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Fidelio, Op. 72: Gott! welch Dunkel hier!...In des Lebens... by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Alfred Piccaver (Tenor)
Conductor:  Julius Prüwer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1805/1814; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1930 
Language: German 
2. Lohengrin: Wenn ich im Kampfe by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Margit Angerer (Soprano), Alfred Piccaver (Tenor)
Conductor:  Manfred Gurlitt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1850; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1928 
Language: German 
3. Lohengrin: Das süsse Lied verhallt...Atmest du nicht mit mir by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Alfred Piccaver (Tenor), Margit Angerer (Soprano)
Conductor:  Manfred Gurlitt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1928 
Language: German 
4. Lohengrin: In fernem Land by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Alfred Piccaver (Tenor)
Conductor:  Manfred Gurlitt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1929 
Language: German 
5. Lohengrin: Mein lieber Schwan "Lohengrin's Farewell" by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Alfred Piccaver (Tenor)
Conductor:  Manfred Gurlitt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1929 
Language: German 
6. Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Am stillen Herd by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Alfred Piccaver (Tenor)
Conductor:  Julius Prüwer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1930 
Language: German 
7. Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Morgenlich leuchtend by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Alfred Piccaver (Tenor)
Conductor:  Julius Prüwer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1930 
Language: German 
8. Martha: Ach, so fromm by Friedrich von Flotow
Performer:  Alfred Piccaver (Tenor)
Conductor:  Manfred Gurlitt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1929 
Language: Italian 
9. Il trovatore: Ah si, ben mio by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Alfred Piccaver (Tenor)
Conductor:  Julius Prüwer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1928 
Language: Italian 
10. La forza del destino: O, tu che in seno agli angeli by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Alfred Piccaver (Tenor)
Conductor:  Julius Prüwer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1928 
Language: Italian 
11. Aida: Celeste Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Alfred Piccaver (Tenor)
Conductor:  Julius Prüwer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1930 
Language: German 
Notes: This selection begins with "O wäre ich erkoren..." 
12. Requiem Mass: Ingemisco by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Alfred Piccaver (Tenor)
Conductor:  Manfred Gurlitt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1929 
Language: Latin 
13. Faust: Il se fait tard by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Margit Angerer (Soprano), Alfred Piccaver (Tenor)
Conductor:  Manfred Gurlitt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Date of Recording: 1929 
Language: German 
14. L'Africaine: O paradis sorti de l'onde by Giacomo Meyerbeer
Performer:  Alfred Piccaver (Tenor)
Conductor:  Manfred Gurlitt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1928 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Mi batte il cor..." 
15. La Gioconda: Cielo e mar by Amilcare Ponchielli
Performer:  Alfred Piccaver (Tenor)
Conductor:  Julius Prüwer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Written: 1876 
Date of Recording: 1928 
Language: Italian 
16. Manon: Instant charmant...En fermant les yeux "Dream of des Grieux" by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Alfred Piccaver (Tenor)
Conductor:  Julius Prüwer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883-1884; France 
Date of Recording: 1928 
Language: German 
17. Manon: Ah! fuyez, douce image by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Alfred Piccaver (Tenor)
Conductor:  Julius Prüwer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883-1884; France 
Date of Recording: 1930 
Language: German 
Notes: This selection begins with "Ich bin allein..." ["Je suis seul..."]. 
18. Werther: Pourquoi me réveiller? by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Alfred Piccaver (Tenor)
Conductor:  Julius Prüwer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; France 
Date of Recording: 1930 
Language: German 
19. Cavalleria Rusticana: O Lola, ch'ai di latti la cammisa by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Alfred Piccaver (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1929 
Language: Italian 
20. Cavalleria Rusticana: Viva il vino spumeggiante "Brindisi" by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Alfred Piccaver (Tenor)
Conductor:  Manfred Gurlitt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1928 
Language: Italian 
21. Cavalleria Rusticana: Mamma, quel vino è generoso "Addio" by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Alfred Piccaver (Tenor)
Conductor:  Manfred Gurlitt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1929 
Language: Italian 
22. Andrea Chénier: Come un bel dì di maggio by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Alfred Piccaver (Tenor)
Conductor:  Julius Prüwer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1930 
Language: Italian 
23. Fedora: Amor ti vieta by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Alfred Piccaver (Tenor)
Conductor:  Julius Prüwer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1930 
Language: German 
24. La Bohème: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Alfred Piccaver (Tenor)
Conductor:  Manfred Gurlitt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1929 
Language: Italian 
25. La Bohème: O soave fanciulla by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Margit Angerer (Soprano), Alfred Piccaver (Tenor)
Conductor:  Manfred Gurlitt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1929 
Language: Italian 
26. La Bohème: Sono andati? Fingevo di dormire by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Margit Angerer (Soprano), Alfred Piccaver (Tenor)
Conductor:  Manfred Gurlitt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1929 
Language: Italian 
27. Tosca: Recondita armonia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Alfred Piccaver (Tenor)
Conductor:  Julius Prüwer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1928 
Language: Italian 
28. Tosca: Quagl' occhio al mondo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Alfred Piccaver (Tenor)
Conductor:  Manfred Gurlitt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1929 
Language: Italian 
29. Tosca: E lucevan le stelle by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Alfred Piccaver (Tenor)
Conductor:  Julius Prüwer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1928 
Language: Italian 
30. Tosca: Amaro sol per te m'era il morire by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Margit Angerer (Soprano), Alfred Piccaver (Tenor)
Conductor:  Manfred Gurlitt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1929 
Language: Italian 
31. Madama Butterfly: Addio, fiorito asil by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Alfred Piccaver (Tenor), Theodor Scheidl (Baritone)
Conductor:  Manfred Gurlitt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1928 
Language: Italian 
32. La Fanciulla del West: Ch'ella mi creda libero e lontano by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Alfred Piccaver (Tenor)
Conductor:  Manfred Gurlitt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1928 
Language: Italian 
33. Turandot: Non piangere, Liù by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Alfred Piccaver (Tenor)
Conductor:  Manfred Gurlitt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1928 
Language: Italian 
34. Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Alfred Piccaver (Tenor)
Conductor:  Julius Prüwer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1930 
Language: Italian 
35. Pour un baiser by Francesco Paolo Tosti
Performer:  Alfred Piccaver (Tenor)
Conductor:  Manfred Gurlitt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; England 
Date of Recording: 1929 
Language: French 
36. Di te by Pier Adolfo Tirindelli
Performer:  Alfred Piccaver (Tenor)
Conductor:  Manfred Gurlitt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 1929 
Language: Italian 
37. Addio by Francesco Paolo Tosti
Performer:  Alfred Piccaver (Tenor)
Conductor:  Julius Prüwer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; London, England 
Date of Recording: 1930 
Language: Italian 
38. Romanze (2): no 1, Ideale by Francesco Paolo Tosti
Performer:  Alfred Piccaver (Tenor)
Conductor:  Julius Prüwer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1882 
Date of Recording: 1930 
Language: Italian 
39. Torna a Surriento by Ernesto De Curtis
Performer:  Alfred Piccaver (Tenor)
Conductor:  Julius Prüwer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 1930 
Language: Italian 
40. The Rosary by Ethelbert Nevin
Performer:  Alfred Piccaver (Tenor)
Conductor:  Julius Prüwer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1898; USA 
Date of Recording: 1930 
Language: English 
41. Indian Love Lyrics (4): no 1, Kashmiri Song "Less than dust" by Amy Woodforde Finden
Performer:  Julius Prüwer (Piano), Alfred Piccaver (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1902; England 
Date of Recording: 1928 
Language: English 
42. For you alone by Henry Ernest Geehl
Performer:  Julius Prüwer (Piano), Alfred Piccaver (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 1928 
Language: English 
43. I Pagliacci: Recitar!...Vesti la giubba by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Alfred Piccaver (Tenor)
Conductor:  Manfred Gurlitt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1929 
Language: Italian 
44. Mattinata by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Alfred Piccaver (Tenor)
Conductor:  Manfred Gurlitt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1929 
Language: Italian 

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