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Jussi Björling - Nessun Dorma & Other Favorites


Release Date: 05/20/2003 
Label:  Living Era   Catalog #: 5472   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Jacques OffenbachKarl MillöckerJohann Strauss Jr.Emmerich Kálmán,   ... 
Performer:  Jussi BjörlingRobert Merrill
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes berceuse(s) by ? Godard. Soloist: Jussi Björling. Includes berceuse(s) by ? Godard. Soloist: Jussi Björling. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
La belle Hélène: Au mont Ida trois déesses by Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1864; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 05/31/1938 
Venue:  Stockholm, Sweden 
Length: 3 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: Swedish 
2.
Der Bettelstudent: Ich hab' kein Geld, bin Vogelfrei by Karl Millöcker
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor), Robert Merrill (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/30/1938 
Venue:  Stockholm, Sweden 
Length: 1 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Language: Swedish 
3.
Der Bettelstudent: Durch diesen Kuss by Karl Millöcker
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/31/1938 
Venue:  Stockholm, Sweden 
Length: 3 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Language: Swedish 
4.
Der Zigeunerbaron: Wer uns getraut by Johann Strauss Jr.
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/30/1938 
Venue:  Stockholm, Sweden 
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 
5.
Das Veilchen von Montmartre: Heut' Nacht hab' ich geträumt by Emmerich Kálmán
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 09/09/1932 
Venue:  Stockholm, Sweden 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Swedish 
6.
The Vagabond King: Only a rose by Rudolf Friml
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925; USA 
Date of Recording: 09/04/1937 
Venue:  Stockholm, Sweden 
Length: 2 Minutes 49 Secs. 
7.
Salut d'amour, Op. 12 by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888/1889; England 
Date of Recording: 10/08/1930 
Venue:  Stockholm, Sweden 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: German 
8.
Ack Värmeland, du sköna by Traditional
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Written: Sweden 
Date of Recording: 10/07/1936 
Venue:  Stockholm, Sweden 
Length: 3 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: Swedish 
9.
Summer Night Serenade by Mogens Schrader
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 10/08/1936 
Venue:  Stockholm, Sweden 
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 
10.
Lieder (4), Op. 27: no 4, Morgen by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; Germany 
Date of Recording: 07/15/1939 
Venue:  Stockholm, Sweden 
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: German 
11.
L'alba separa dalla luce l'ombra by Francesco Paolo Tosti
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1907 
Date of Recording: 08/11/1949 
Venue:  Stockholm, Sweden 
Length: 2 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
12.
Songs (12), Op. 21: no 5, Lilacs by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; Russia 
Date of Recording: 11/27/1947 
Venue:  Stockholm, Sweden 
Length: 2 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: English 
13.
Jeannie with the light brown hair by Stephen Foster
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854; USA 
Date of Recording: 09/07/1948 
Venue:  Stockholm, Sweden 
Length: 3 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Language: English 
14.
Sylvia by Oley Speaks
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/24/1952 
Venue:  Stockholm, Sweden 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Language: English 
15.
A spirit flower by Louis Campbell-Tipton
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 11/24/1952 
Venue:  Stockholm, Sweden 
Length: 3 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: English 
16.
'O sole mio by Eduardo Di Capua
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/05/1937 
Venue:  Stockholm, Sweden 
Length: 3 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
17.
Romanze (2): no 1, Ideale by Francesco Paolo Tosti
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1882 
Date of Recording: 03/27/1944 
Venue:  Stockholm, Sweden 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
18.
Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1924 
Venue:  Stockholm, Sweden 
Length: 3 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
19.
Fedora: Amor ti vieta by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/1944 
Venue:  Stockholm, Sweden 
Length: 1 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
20.
Manon Lescaut: Donna non vidi mai by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/15/1948 
Venue:  Stockholm, Sweden 
Length: 2 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
21.
Songs (6), Op. 4: no 3, In the silence of the night by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Russia 
Date of Recording: 11/27/1947 
Venue:  Stockholm, Sweden 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: English 
22.
Les pêcheurs de perles: Au fond du temple saint by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Robert Merrill (Baritone), Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; France 
Date of Recording: 01/03/1951 
Venue:  New York 
Length: 4 Minutes 38 Secs. 
23.
Mattinata by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/1944 
Venue:  Stockholm, Sweden 
Length: 2 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
24.
Because by Helen Guy
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; France 
Date of Recording: 09/07/1948 
Venue:  Stockholm, Sweden 
Length: 2 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: English 

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