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Bidu Sayao - La Damoiselle Elue, Opera Arias


Release Date: 12/09/1997 
Label:  Sony Classical Masterworks Catalog #: 63221   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Claude DebussyWolfgang Amadeus MozartVincenzo BelliniGiuseppe Verdi,   ... 
Performer:  Bidu SayaoRosalind Nadell
Conductor:  Eugene OrmandyFausto ClevaPaul BreisachErich Leinsdorf,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia OrchestraUniversity of Pennsylvania Women's ChorusMetropolitan Opera Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 18 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1. La damoiselle élue by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Bidu Sayao (Soprano), Rosalind Nadell (Alto)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra,  University of Pennsylvania Women's Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1887-1888; France 
Date of Recording: 03/14/1947 
Venue:  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 
Language: French 
2. Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Non so più cosa son, cosa faccio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Bidu Sayao (Soprano)
Conductor:  Fausto Cleva
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/11/1945 
Venue:  Metropolitan Opera House, New York City 
Language: Italian 
3. Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Voi che sapete che cosa è amor by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Bidu Sayao (Soprano)
Conductor:  Fausto Cleva
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/11/1945 
Venue:  Metropolitan Opera House, New York City 
Language: Italian 
4. Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Porgi, amor, qualche ristoro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Bidu Sayao (Soprano)
Conductor:  Paul Breisach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Concert Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/12/1950 
Venue:  CBS 30th Street Studios, New York City 
Language: Italian 
5. Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Giunse alfin il momento...Deh vieni, non tardar by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Bidu Sayao (Soprano)
Conductor:  Paul Breisach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Concert Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/12/1950 
Venue:  CBS 30th Street Studios, New York City 
Language: Italian 
6. Don Giovanni, K 527: Vedrai, carino se sei buonino by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Bidu Sayao (Soprano)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
Date of Recording: 03/09/1942 
Venue:  Liederkranz Hall, New York City 
Language: Italian 
7. Don Giovanni, K 527: Batti, batti o bel Masetto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Bidu Sayao (Soprano)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
Date of Recording: 03/09/1942 
Venue:  Liederkranz Hall, New York City 
Language: Italian 
8. La sonnambula: Ah, non credea mirarti by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Bidu Sayao (Soprano)
Conductor:  Fausto Cleva
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/11/1945 
Venue:  Metropolitan Opera House, New York City 
Language: Italian 
9. La traviata: Ah, fors' è lui...Sempre libera by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Bidu Sayao (Soprano)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/09/1942 
Venue:  Liederkranz Hall, New York City 
Language: Italian 
10. La Bohème: Si, mi chiamano Mimì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Bidu Sayao (Soprano)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 08/18/1941 
Venue:  Liederkranz Hall, New York City 
Language: Italian 
11. La Bohème: Quando m'en vo' soletta "Musetta's Waltz" by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Bidu Sayao (Soprano)
Conductor:  Pietro Cimara
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/17/1947 
Venue:  Metropolitan Opera House, New York City 
Language: Italian 
12. La Bohème: Donde lieta uscì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Bidu Sayao (Soprano)
Conductor:  Fausto Cleva
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/11/1945 
Venue:  Metropolitan Opera House, New York City 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection includes "Addio, senza rancor". 
13. Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì vedremo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Bidu Sayao (Soprano)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Date of Recording: 08/18/1941 
Venue:  Liederkranz Hall, New York City 
Language: Italian 
14. Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Bidu Sayao (Soprano)
Conductor:  Pietro Cimara
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/17/1947 
Venue:  Metropolitan Opera House, New York City 
Language: Italian 
15. I Pagliacci: Stridono lassù by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Bidu Sayao (Soprano)
Conductor:  Pietro Cimara
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/17/1947 
Venue:  Metropolitan Opera House, New York City 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Quel fiamma avea nel guardo". 

Sound Samples

La Damoiselle élue (Lyric poem for women's voices and orchestra after Dante-Gabriel Rossetti's poem "The Blessed Damozel"
Non so più from Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492 [Act I]
Voi che sapete from Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), K. 492 (Act II)
Porgi, amor from Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492 (Act II)
Deh vieni, non tardar from Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492 (Act IV)
Vedrai, carino from Il dissoluto punito, ossia Il Don Giovanni, K. 527 (Act II)
Batti, batti from Il dissoluto punito, ossia Il Don Giovanni, K. 527 (Act I)
Ah, non credea mirarti from La sonnambula (Act III)
Ah, fors' è lui...Sempre libera from La traviata (Act I)
Mi chiamano Mimì from La bohème (Act I)
Quando m'en vo soletta (Musetta's Waltz) from La bohème (Act II)
Addìo, senza rancor from La bohème
Un bel dì, vedremo from Madama Butterfly (Act II)
O mìo babbino caro from Gianni Schicchi
Ballatella ("Qual fiamma avea nel guardo") from I Pagliacci

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