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Famous Voices Of The Past - George London


Release Date: 06/24/2003 
Label:  Preiser Records   Catalog #: 90543   Spars Code: AAD 
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus MozartHector BerliozArrigo BoitoCharles Gounod,   ... 
Performer:  George London
Conductor:  Herbert von KarajanMax SchönherrRudolf MoraltJean Paul Morel,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic OrchestraVienna Radio Symphony OrchestraVienna Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Hector Berlioz, Arrigo Boito, Charles Gounod, Jacques Offenbach, Jules Massenet, Emile Paladilhe, Alexander Borodin, Anton Rubinstein, Modest Mussorgsky, Richard Wagner. Soloist: George London. Includes work(s) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Hector Berlioz, Arrigo Boito, Charles Gounod, Jacques Offenbach, Jules Massenet, Emile Paladilhe, Alexander Borodin, Anton Rubinstein, Modest Mussorgsky, Richard Wagner. Soloist: George London. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Hai già vinta la causa!...Vedrò, metr'io sospiro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  George London (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 10/1950 
Length: 4 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
2. Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Tutto è disposto...Aprite un po' quegl' occhi by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  George London (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Max Schönherr
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 10/18/1951 
Length: 4 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
3. La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Devant la maison "Serenade" by Hector Berlioz
Performer:  George London (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Rudolf Moralt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; France 
Date of Recording: 06/1952 
Length: 2 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: French 
4. Mefistofele: Ecco il mondo by Arrigo Boito
Performer:  George London (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Rudolf Moralt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/1952 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
5. Faust: Le veau d'or est toujours debout by Charles Gounod
Performer:  George London (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Rudolf Moralt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Date of Recording: 06/1952 
Length: 2 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: French 
6. Faust: Vous qui faites l'endormie "Serenade" by Charles Gounod
Performer:  George London (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Max Schönherr
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Date of Recording: 10/18/1951 
Length: 2 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Language: French 
7. Les contes d'Hoffmann: Scintille diamant by Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  George London (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Max Schönherr
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 10/18/1951 
Length: 3 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: French 
8. Don Quichotte: O mon maître, ô mon Grand! "Death Scene" by Jules Massenet
Performer:  George London (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Jean Paul Morel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; France 
Date of Recording: 12/13/1951 
Length: 12 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: French 
9. Patrie: Pauvre martyr obscur "Air de Rysoor" by Emile Paladilhe
Performer:  George London (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Jean Paul Morel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
Date of Recording: 12/13/1951 
Length: 4 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: French 
10. Prince Igor: No sleep, no rest "Igor's Aria" by Alexander Borodin
Performer:  George London (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Kurt Herbert Adler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869-1887; Russia 
Date of Recording: 12/10/1951 
Length: 9 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
11. Boris Godunov: I have attained the highest power "Boris' Monologue" by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  George London (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Max Schönherr
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868-1873; Russia 
Date of Recording: 10/18/1951 
Length: 5 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
12. Das Rheingold: Abendlich strahlt der Sonne Auge by Richard Wagner
Performer:  George London (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Rudolf Moralt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854; Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/1952 
Length: 4 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: German 
13. Die Walküre: Leb' wohl..."Farewell and Magic Fire music" by Richard Wagner
Performer:  George London (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Rudolf Moralt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/1952 
Length: 15 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Language: German 
14. The demon: Do not weep, my child "Demon's Aria" by Anton Rubinstein
Performer:  George London (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Kurt Herbert Adler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Russia 
Date of Recording: 12/10/1951 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: Russian 

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