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Great Singers - Melba - The Paris And London Recordings


Release Date: 02/18/2003 
Label:  Naxos Historical Catalog #: 8110743   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Giacomo PucciniHenry Thacker BurleighJules MassenetRichard Wagner,   ... 
Performer:  Nellie MelbaEdna ThorntonMario SammarcoJohn McCormack
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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Includes work(s) by various composers. Soloist: Nellie Melba. Includes work(s) by various composers. Soloist: Nellie Melba. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
La Bohčme: Si, mi chiamano Mimě by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Nellie Melba (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/09/1908 
Venue:  Paris, France 
Length: 4 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: French 
2.
Jean by Henry Thacker Burleigh
Performer:  Nellie Melba (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1903; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/11/1910 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: English 
3.
Tosca: Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Nellie Melba (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/12/1910 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
4.
Don César de Bazan: Act 3 Intermezzo "Sévilliana" by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Nellie Melba (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
Date of Recording: 05/11/1910 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Language: French 
5.
Lohengrin: Einsam in trüben Tagen "Elsa's dream" by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Nellie Melba (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
Date of Recording: 05/11/1910 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Language: German 
6.
Rigoletto: Bella figlia dell' amore [Quartet] by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Edna Thornton (Mezzo Soprano), Mario Sammarco (Baritone), John McCormack (Tenor),
Nellie Melba (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/12/1910 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
7.
Bid me discourse by Henry Bishop
Performer:  Nellie Melba (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1820; England 
Date of Recording: 05/12/1910 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: English 
8.
Hamlet: A vos jeux "Mad Scene" by Ambroise Thomas
Performer:  Nellie Melba (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; France 
Date of Recording: 05/12/1910 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: French 
9.
Don César de Bazan: A Séville, belles seńoras "Sevillana" by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Nellie Melba (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
Date of Recording: 05/19/1910 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Language: French 
10.
Le Cid: Pleurez, mes yeux! by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Nellie Melba (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; France 
Date of Recording: 05/19/1910 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: French 
11.
Soir paďen by Georges Hüe
Performer:  Nellie Melba (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 05/19/1910 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: French 
12.
Hear my prayer: O, for the wings of a dove by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Nellie Melba (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Germany 
Date of Recording: 05/19/1910 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: English 
13.
Spring by George Henschel
Performer:  Nellie Melba (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 05/19/1910 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: English 
14.
Arminio: Pur dicesti, o bocca bella by Antonio Lotti
Performer:  Nellie Melba (Soprano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1714; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/19/1910 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
15.
Chanson triste by Henri Duparc
Performer:  Nellie Melba (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1868; France 
Date of Recording: 05/06/1913 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: French 
16.
Il rč pastore, K 208: L'amerň, sarň costante by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Nellie Melba (Soprano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1775; Salzburg, Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/06/1913 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
17.
Ave Maria by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Nellie Melba (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Date of Recording: 05/06/1913 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: This work is based on J.S. Bach's Prelude no 1 in C from 'The Well-Tempered Clavier.' 
18.
Počme de l'amour et de la mer, Op. 19: no 3b, Le temps de lilas by Ernest Chausson
Performer:  Nellie Melba (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882-1890; France 
Date of Recording: 05/06/1913 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: French 
19.
Faust: Alerte! Alerte!...Sauvée! by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Mario Sammarco (Baritone), John McCormack (Tenor), Nellie Melba (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Date of Recording: 05/12/1910 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: French 
20.
Sounds of Earth by Ronald, Landon, Sir
Performer:  Nellie Melba (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 05/12/1910 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: English 

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