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The Very Best Of Jussi Bjorling


Release Date: 03/13/2012 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 6789972   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Giuseppe VerdiGioachino RossiniGaetano DonizettiAmilcare Ponchielli,   ... 
Performer:  Jussi BjörlingRobert MerrillLeonard [Baritone Vocal] WarrenPaul Franke,   ... 
Conductor:  Nils GrevilliusSir Thomas BeechamRenato Cellini
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 2 Hours 34 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Rigoletto: Questa o quella by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Venue:  Small Auditorium of the Stockholm Concer 
Length: 2 Minutes 11 Secs. 
2.
Rigoletto: La donna è mobile by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/03/1936 
Venue:  Small Auditorium of the Stockholm Concer 
Length: 2 Minutes 11 Secs. 
3.
Il trovatore: Ah si, ben mio by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/15/1939 
Venue:  Small Auditorium of the Stockholm Concer 
Length: 3 Minutes 17 Secs. 
4.
Il trovatore: Di quella pira by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/15/1939 
Venue:  Small Auditorium of the Stockholm Concer 
Length: 1 Minutes 39 Secs. 
5.
Un ballo in maschera: Di' tu se fedele by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Italy 
Venue:  Small Auditorium of the Stockholm Concer 
Length: 3 Minutes 17 Secs. 
6.
Aida: Celeste Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/1936 
Venue:  Small Auditorium of the Stockholm Concer 
Length: 4 Minutes 24 Secs. 
7.
Requiem Mass: Ingemisco by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Italy 
Date of Recording: 10/12/1939 
Venue:  Small Auditorium of the Stockholm Concer 
Length: 4 Minutes 6 Secs. 
8.
Stabat mater: Cujus animam by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832/1842; Italy 
Date of Recording: 10/12/1938 
Venue:  Small Auditorium of the Stockholm Concer 
Length: 4 Minutes 12 Secs. 
9.
L'Elisir d'Amore: Una furtiva lagrima by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/07/1945 
Venue:  Small Auditorium of the Stockholm Concer 
Length: 4 Minutes 9 Secs. 
10.
La Gioconda: Cielo e mar by Amilcare Ponchielli
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Written: 1876 
Date of Recording: 09/04/1937 
Venue:  Small Auditorium of the Stockholm Concer 
Length: 4 Minutes 15 Secs. 
11.
Andrea Chénier: Come un bel dì di maggio by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Venue:  Small Auditorium of the Stockholm Concer 
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 
12.
Fedora: Amor ti vieta by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Italy 
Venue:  Small Auditorium of the Stockholm Concer 
Length: 2 Minutes 6 Secs. 
13.
L'Arlesiana: E la solita storia...Anch'io vorrei "Lamento" by Francesco Cilèa
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897/1937; Italy 
Date of Recording: 02/27/1947 
Venue:  Small Auditorium of the Stockholm Concer 
Length: 4 Minutes 1 Secs. 
14.
Manon Lescaut: Donna non vidi mai by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/15/1948 
Venue:  Small Auditorium of the Stockholm Concer 
Length: 2 Minutes 24 Secs. 
15.
La Bohème: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Venue:  RCA Victor Studio, Manhattan Center, New 
Length: 5 Minutes 10 Secs. 
16.
La bohème: In un coupé?... O Mimì, tu più torni by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Robert Merrill (), Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Venue:  RCA Victor Studio, Manhattan Center, New 
Length: 4 Minutes 28 Secs. 
17.
Tosca: Recondita armonia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/12/1950 
Venue:  Stockholm Royal Academy of Music 
Length: 2 Minutes 50 Secs. 
18.
Tosca: E lucevan le stelle by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/12/1950 
Venue:  Stockholm Royal Academy of Music 
Length: 3 Minutes 8 Secs. 
19.
Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Venue:  Small Auditorium of the Stockholm Concer 
Length: 3 Minutes 26 Secs. 
20.
Cavalleria Rusticana: Mamma, quel vino è generoso "Addio" by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Italy 
Venue:  Small Auditorium of the Stockholm Concer 
Length: 3 Minutes 50 Secs. 
21.
I Pagliacci: Recitar!...Vesti la giubba by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Renato Cellini
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Venue:  RCA Victor Studio, Manhattan Center, New 
Length: 3 Minutes 57 Secs. 
22.
I Pagliacci: No! Pagliaccio non son! by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Leonard [Baritone Vocal] Warren (), Paul Franke (), Jussi Björling (),
Victoria de los Angeles (), Robert Merrill ()
Conductor:  Renato Cellini
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Venue:  RCA Victor Studio, Manhattan Center, New 
Length: 5 Minutes 53 Secs. 
23.
L'Africaine: Mi batte il cor... O paradiso by Giacomo Meyerbeer
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1864 
Date of Recording: 09/04/1937 
Venue:  Small Auditorium of the Stockholm Concer 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
24.
Faust: Salut! demeure chaste et pure by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Date of Recording: 07/14/1939 
Venue:  Small Auditorium of the Stockholm Concer 
Length: 4 Minutes 44 Secs. 
25.
Roméo et Juliette: Ange adorable [Madrigal] by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Anna-Lisa Björling (), Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; France 
Date of Recording: 08/10/1949 
Venue:  Small Auditorium of the Stockholm Concer 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 
26.
Roméo et Juliette: Ah! lève-toi, soleil by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; France 
Date of Recording: 09/06/1945 
Venue:  Small Auditorium of the Stockholm Concer 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
27.
Manon: Instant charmant...En fermant les yeux "Dream of des Grieux" by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883-1884; France 
Date of Recording: 08/10/1938 
Venue:  Small Auditorium of the Stockholm Concer 
Length: 3 Minutes 50 Secs. 
28.
Manon: Je suis seul!... Ah, fuyez, douce image by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1882-1883; France 
Date of Recording: 09/06/1945 
Venue:  Small Auditorium of the Stockholm Concer 
Length: 4 Minutes 40 Secs. 
29.
Carmen: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée "Flower song" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 08/10/1938 
Venue:  Small Auditorium of the Stockholm Concer 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 
30.
Les pêcheurs de perles: Je crois entendre encore by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; France 
Date of Recording: 09/07/1945 
Venue:  Small Auditorium of the Stockholm Concer 
Length: 3 Minutes 37 Secs. 
31.
Lieder (4), Op. 27: no 4, Morgen by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Jussi Björling (), Harry Ebert (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; Germany 
Date of Recording: 07/15/1939 
Venue:  Small Auditorium of the Stockholm Concer 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
32.
Lieder (4), Op. 27: no 2, Cäcilie by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Jussi Björling (), Harry Ebert (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; Germany 
Date of Recording: 07/15/1939 
Venue:  Small Auditorium of the Stockholm Concer 
Length: 1 Minutes 58 Secs. 
33.
Songs (6), Op. 4: no 3, In the silence of the night by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Russia 
Date of Recording: 11/27/1947 
Venue:  Small Auditorium of the Stockholm Concer 
Length: 2 Minutes 58 Secs. 
34.
Songs (12), Op. 21: no 5, Lilacs by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; Russia 
Date of Recording: 11/27/1947 
Venue:  Small Auditorium of the Stockholm Concer 
Length: 2 Minutes 13 Secs. 
35.
O sole mio, for voice & piano (or orchestra) by Eduardo Capua
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/05/1937 
Venue:  Small Auditorium of the Stockholm Concer 
Length: 3 Minutes 15 Secs. 
36.
Mattinata by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Venue:  Small Auditorium of the Stockholm Concer 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
37.
The Vagabond King: Only a rose by Rudolf Friml
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925; USA 
Date of Recording: 09/04/1937 
Venue:  Small Auditorium of the Stockholm Concer 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
38.
For you alone by Henry Ernest Geehl
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 09/03/1937 
Venue:  Small Auditorium of the Stockholm Concer 
Length: 2 Minutes 3 Secs. 
39.
La belle Hélène: Au mont Ida trois déesses by Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1864; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 05/31/1938 
Venue:  Small Auditorium of the Stockholm Concer 
Length: 3 Minutes 27 Secs. 
40.
Romanze (2): no 1, Ideale by Francesco Paolo Tosti
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1882 
Date of Recording: 09/05/1937 
Venue:  Small Auditorium of the Stockholm Concer 
Length: 3 Minutes 23 Secs. 
41.
Parce que (Because), for voice & piano (or orchestra) by Guy d'hardelot
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Modern 
Written: 1902; France 
Date of Recording: 09/07/1948 
Venue:  Small Auditorium of the Stockholm Concer 
Length: 2 Minutes 7 Secs. 
42.
Adelaide, Op. 46 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Harry Ebert (Piano), Jussi Björling ()
Period: Classical 
Written: 1794-1795; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 07/15/1939 
Venue:  Small Auditorium of the Stockholm Concer 
Length: 6 Minutes 50 Secs. 
43.
Minuit, Chrétiens "O holy night" by Adolphe Adam
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 02/08/1959 
Venue:  Large Auditorium of the Stockholm Concer 
Length: 5 Minutes 4 Secs. 
44.
Der Bettelstudent: Nu år jag pank och fågelfri (Ich hab' kein Geld) by Karl Millöcker
Performer:  Jussi Björling ()
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882 
Date of Recording: 05/30/1938 
Venue:  Small Auditorium of the Stockholm Concer 
Length: 1 Minutes 46 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Rigoletto (1997 Digital Remaster): Questa o quella
Rigoletto (1997 Digital Remaster): Questa o quella
Rigoletto (1997 - Remaster): La donna e mobile (Act III)
Rigoletto (1997 - Remaster): La donna e mobile (Act III)
Il Trovatore (1997 Digital Remaster): Ah! sì, ben mio, coll'essere
Il Trovatore (1997 Digital Remaster): Ah! sì, ben mio, coll'essere
Il Trovatore (1997 Digital Remaster): Di quella pira
Il Trovatore (1997 Digital Remaster): Di quella pira
Un ballo in maschera (1998 Digital Remaster): Di' tu se fedele (Act I)
Un ballo in maschera (1998 Digital Remaster): Di' tu se fedele (Act I)
Aida (1997 Digital Remaster): Se quel guerrier....Celeste Aida
Aida (1997 Digital Remaster): Se quel guerrier....Celeste Aida
Messa da Requiem (1997 Digital Remaster): Ingemisco
Messa da Requiem (1997 Digital Remaster): Ingemisco
Stabat mater (1997 Digital Remaster): Cujus animam gementem
Stabat mater (1997 Digital Remaster): Cujus animam gementem
L'Elisir d'amore (1997 Digital Remaster): Una furtiva lagrima
L'Elisir d'amore (1997 Digital Remaster): Una furtiva lagrima
La Gioconda: Cielo e mar (Act II) (1998 Digital Remaster): La Gioconda: Cielo e mar (Act II)
La Gioconda: Cielo e mar (Act II) (1998 Digital Remaster): La Gioconda: Cielo e mar (Act II)
Andrea Chénier (1997 Digital Remaster): Come un bel dì di maggio
Andrea Chénier (1997 Digital Remaster): Come un bel dì di maggio
Fedora (1998 Digital Remaster): Amor ti vieta
Fedora (1998 Digital Remaster): Amor ti vieta
L'Arlesiana (1997 Digital Remaster): E la solita storia
L'Arlesiana (1997 Digital Remaster): E la solita storia
Manon Lescaut (1997 Digital Remaster): Donna non vidi mai
Manon Lescaut (1997 Digital Remaster): Donna non vidi mai
La Bohème (1998 Digital Remaster): Che gelida manina (Act I)
La Bohème (1998 Digital Remaster): Che gelida manina (Act I)
La Bohème (1998 - Remaster), Act IV: In un coupè?
La Bohème (1998 - Remaster), Act IV: In un coupè?
Tosca (1997 Digital Remaster): Recondita armonia
Tosca (1997 Digital Remaster): Recondita armonia
Tosca (1997 Digital Remaster): E lucevan le stelle
Tosca (1997 Digital Remaster): E lucevan le stelle
Turandot (1998 Digital Remaster), Act I: Nessun dorma!
Turandot (1998 Digital Remaster), Act I: Nessun dorma!
Cavalleria Rusticana (1997 Digital Remaster): Mamma, quel vino è generoso
Cavalleria Rusticana (1997 Digital Remaster): Mamma, quel vino è generoso
I Pagliacci (1998 Digital Remaster): Recitar!....Vesti la giubba
I Pagliacci (1998 Digital Remaster): Recitar!....Vesti la giubba
I Pagliacci (1998 Digital Remaster), Act II: No, Pagliaccio non son
I Pagliacci (1998 Digital Remaster), Act II: No, Pagliaccio non son
L'Africaine: Mi batte, il cor...O paradiso (Act IV) (1998 Digital Remaster): L'Africaine: Mi batte, il cor...O paradiso (Act IV)
L'Africaine: Mi batte, il cor...O paradiso (Act IV) (1998 Digital Remaster): L'Africaine: Mi batte, il cor...O paradiso (Act IV)
Faust: Salut! demeure chaste et pure (Act III) (1998 Digital Remaster): Faust: Salut! demeure chaste et pure (Act III)
Faust: Salut! demeure chaste et pure (Act III) (1998 Digital Remaster): Faust: Salut! demeure chaste et pure (Act III)
Roméo et Juliette (1997 Digital Remaster): Ange adorable
Roméo et Juliette (1997 Digital Remaster): Ange adorable
Roméo et Juliette (1998 Digital Remaster): Ah! lève-toi, soleil
Roméo et Juliette (1998 Digital Remaster): Ah! lève-toi, soleil
Manon: Instant charmant...En ferment les yeux (Act II) (1998 Digital Remaster): Manon: Instant charmant...En ferment les yeux (Act II)
Manon: Instant charmant...En ferment les yeux (Act II) (1998 Digital Remaster): Manon: Instant charmant...En ferment les yeux (Act II)
Manon (1998 Digital Remaster): Je suis seul!....Ah, Fuyez, douce image
Manon (1998 Digital Remaster): Je suis seul!....Ah, Fuyez, douce image
Carmen: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée (Act II) (1998 Digital Remaster): Carmen: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée (Act II)
Carmen: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée (Act II) (1998 Digital Remaster): Carmen: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée (Act II)
Les Pêcheurs de Perles (1997 Digital Remaster): Je crois entendre encore
Les Pêcheurs de Perles (1997 Digital Remaster): Je crois entendre encore
Adelaide, Op.46 (1997 Digital Remaster): Adelaide, Op.46
Adelaide, Op.46 (1997 Digital Remaster): Adelaide, Op.46
4 Lieder, Op.27 (1997 - Remaster): Morgen
4 Lieder, Op.27 (1997 - Remaster): Morgen
4 Lieder, Op.27 (1997 - Remaster): Cäcilie (Hart)
4 Lieder, Op.27 (1997 - Remaster): Cäcilie (Hart)
6 Songs, Op.4 (1997 - Remaster): In the Silence of the Night
6 Songs, Op.4 (1997 - Remaster): In the Silence of the Night
12 Songs, Op.21 (1997 - Remaster): Lilacs (Beketova)
12 Songs, Op.21 (1997 - Remaster): Lilacs (Beketova)
Ideale (1997 Digital Remaster): Ideale
Ideale (1997 Digital Remaster): Ideale
'O sole mio (1997 Digital Remaster): 'O sole mio
'O sole mio (1997 Digital Remaster): 'O sole mio
Mattinata (1997 Digital Remaster): Mattinata
Mattinata (1997 Digital Remaster): Mattinata
Because (1997 Digital Remaster): Because
Because (1997 Digital Remaster): Because
The Vagabond King (1997 Digital Remaster): Only a Rose
The Vagabond King (1997 Digital Remaster): Only a Rose
For You Alone (1997 Digital Remaster): For You Alone
For You Alone (1997 Digital Remaster): For You Alone
La belle Hélène: uti en skog på berget Ida (Au mont Ida trois déesses) (Act I) (1998 Digital Remaster): La belle Hélène: uti en skog på berget Ida (Au mont Ida trois déesses) (Act I)
La belle Hélène: uti en skog på berget Ida (Au mont Ida trois déesses) (Act I) (1998 Digital Remaster): La belle Hélène: uti en skog på berget Ida (Au mont Ida trois déesses) (Act I)
Der Bettelstudent: Nu är jag pank och fågelfri (Ich hab' kein Geld) (Act III) (1998 Digital Remaster): Der Bettelstudent: Nu är jag pank och fågelfri (Ich hab' kein Geld) (Act III)
Der Bettelstudent: Nu är jag pank och fågelfri (Ich hab' kein Geld) (Act III) (1998 Digital Remaster): Der Bettelstudent: Nu är jag pank och fågelfri (Ich hab' kein Geld) (Act III)
Julsång (Cantique de Noël) (1997 Digital Remaster): Julsång (Cantique de Noël)
Julsång (Cantique de Noël) (1997 Digital Remaster): Julsång (Cantique de Noël)

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