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Prima Voce - Great Singers (1909-1938)


Release Date: 12/02/1992 
Label:  Nimbus   Catalog #: 7801   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Vincenzo BelliniGaetano DonizettiWolfgang Amadeus MozartGiacomo Puccini,   ... 
Performer:  Luisa TetrazziniErnestine Schumann-HeinkJohn McCormackAmelita Galli-Curci,   ... 
Conductor:  Giulio SettiStanford RobinsonGustav CloëzSir Eugene Goossens,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera ChorusMetropolitan Opera OrchestraMilan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
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Works on This Recording

1.
La sonnambula: Ah, non giunge uman pensiero by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Luisa Tetrazzini (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1911 
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
2.
Lucrezia Borgia: Il segreto per esser felice "Brindisi" by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Ernestine Schumann-Heink (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1909 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
3.
Don Giovanni, K 527: Il mio tesoro intanto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  John McCormack (Tenor)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
Date of Recording: 1918 
Length: 4 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
4.
I puritani: Son vergin vezzosa "Polacca" by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Amelita Galli-Curci (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1923 
Length: 4 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
5.
Norma: Casta diva by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Rosa Ponselle (Soprano)
Conductor:  Giulio Setti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Chorus,  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1928 
Length: 8 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with the recitative "Sedizïose voci". 
6.
I puritani: A te, o cara, amor talora by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Giacomo Lauri-Volpi (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1928 
Length: 3 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
7.
Turandot: In questa reggia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dame Eva Turner (Soprano)
Conductor:  Stanford Robinson
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1928 
Language: Italian 
8.
Un ballo in maschera: Eri tu che m'acchiave quell' anima by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Lawrence Tibbett (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1929 
Length: 4 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins "Alzati!...". 
9.
Carmen: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle "Habañera" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Conchita Supervia (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Gustav Cloëz
Written: 1873-1874 
Date of Recording: 1930 
Length: 4 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
10.
La Bohème: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir Eugene Goossens
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1931 
Length: 4 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
11.
Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Marian Anderson (Alto)
Conductor:  Lawrence Collingwood
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
Date of Recording: 09/1930 
Length: 5 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: English 
12.
L'Amico Fritz: Suzel, buon dì "Cherry Duet" by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Mafalda Favero (Soprano), Tito Schipa (Tenor)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Antonicelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1937 
Length: 9 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
13.
Ombra di Nube by Licinio Refice
Performer:  Claudia Muzio (Soprano)
Conductor:  Licinio Refice
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 1935 
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
14.
Die Zauberflöte, K 620: Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Richard Tauber (Tenor)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/1938 
Length: 4 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: German 
15.
I Pagliacci: No! Pagliaccio non son! by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Enrico Caruso (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1910 
Length: 3 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
16.
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Largo al factotum by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Riccardo Stracciari (Baritone)
Conductor:  Giorgio Polacco
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/14/1917 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 4 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: Italian 

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