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Prima Voce - Divas Vol 1 (1906-1935)


Release Date: 12/02/1992 
Label:  Nimbus   Catalog #: 7802   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Giuseppe VerdiAmbroise ThomasGiacomo PucciniSebastián de Iradier,   ... 
Performer:  Luisa TetrazziniNellie MelbaAdelina PattiFrieda Hempel,   ... 
Conductor:  Stanford Robinson
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
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Works on This Recording

1.
Un ballo in maschera: Saper vorreste di che si veste by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luisa Tetrazzini (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1911 
Language: Italian 
2.
Rigoletto: Caro nome by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luisa Tetrazzini (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1911 
Language: Italian 
3.
Mignon: Je suis Titania la blonde by Ambroise Thomas
Performer:  Luisa Tetrazzini (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; France 
Date of Recording: 1911 
Language: Italian 
4.
La Bohème: Donde lieta uscì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Nellie Melba (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1909 
Language: Italian 
5.
La caldera by Sebastián de Iradier
Performer:  Adelina Patti (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 1906 
6.
Die Zauberflöte, K 620: Der Hölle Rache by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Frieda Hempel (Soprano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1911 
Language: German 
7.
Don César de Bazan: A Séville, belles señoras "Sevillana" by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Amelita Galli-Curci (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
Date of Recording: 1923 
8.
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Una voce poco fa...Io sono dolcile by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Amelita Galli-Curci (Soprano)
Date of Recording: 1917 
Language: Italian 
9.
Manon: Obéissons quand leur voix appelle "Gavotte" by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Amelita Galli-Curci (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883-1884; France 
Date of Recording: 1923 
Language: Italian 
10.
Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì vedremo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Rosa Ponselle (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1919 
Language: Italian 
11.
Fidelio, Op. 72: Abscheulicher!...Komm, Hoffnung by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Lotte Lehmann (Soprano)
Period: Classical 
Written: Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1927 
Language: German 
Notes: The recitative "Abscheulicher! wo eilst du hin?" is not part of this selection. 
12.
Aida: Ritorna vincitor! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Dame Eva Turner (Soprano)
Conductor:  Stanford Robinson
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1928 
Language: Italian 
13.
Roméo et Juliette: Je veux vivre dans le rêve "Waltz Song" by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Eidé Noréna (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; France 
Date of Recording: 1928 
14.
Il trovatore: Tacea la notte placida...Di tale amor by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Németh (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1927 
Language: Italian 
15.
Mefistofele: L'altra notte in fondo al mare by Arrigo Boito
Performer:  Claudia Muzio (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1935 
Language: Italian 
16.
O del mio amato ben by Stefano Donaudy
Performer:  Claudia Muzio (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 1935 
Language: Italian 
17.
Sadko: no 7, Sleep went along the river "Berceuse" by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Nina Koshetz (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894-1896; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1928 
18.
Prince Igor: For long past "Yaroslavna's Aria" by Alexander Borodin
Performer:  Nina Koshetz (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869-1887; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1928 

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