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The Very Best Of Giuseppe Di Stefano


Release Date: 09/02/2003 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 85087   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Ambroise ThomasJules MassenetFrancesco CilčaGiuseppe Verdi,   ... 
Performer:  Giuseppe Di StefanoHerbert DawsonAnna Maria CanaliEbe Ticozzi,   ... 
Conductor:  Alberto EredeTullio SerafinVictor De SabataGianandrea Gavazzeni,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New London Light Opera OrchestraPhilharmonia OrchestraLondon Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 2 Hours 32 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes song(s) by Francesco Paolo Tosti, Eduardo Di Capua, Salvatore Cardillo, Ernesto De Curtis. Soloist: Giuseppe Di Stefano. Includes song(s) by Francesco Paolo Tosti, Eduardo Di Capua, Salvatore Cardillo, Ernesto De Curtis. Soloist: Giuseppe Di Stefano. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Mignon: Adieu, Mignon! Courage! by Ambroise Thomas
Performer:  Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor:  Alberto Erede
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New London Light Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; France 
Language: Italian 
2.
Mignon: Ah! que ton âme by Ambroise Thomas
Performer:  Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor:  Alberto Erede
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; France 
Language: Italian 
3.
Manon: Ah! fuyez, douce image by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Herbert Dawson (Organ), Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor:  Alberto Erede
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883-1884; France 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is preceded by "Je suis seul..." 
4.
L'Arlesiana: E la solita storia...Anch'io vorrei "Lamento" by Francesco Cilča
Performer:  Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor:  Alberto Erede
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897/1937; Italy 
Language: Italian 
5.
La traviata: De' miei bollenti spiriti by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor:  Alberto Erede
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is preceded by the recitative "Lunge da lei..." 
6.
Lucia di Lammermoor: Fra poco a me ricovero by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Florence Maggio Musicale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Language: Italian 
7.
Lucia di Lammermoor: Tu che a Dio spiegasti l'ali by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Florence Maggio Musicale Orchestra,  Florence Maggio Musicale Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Language: Italian 
8.
I puritani: A una fonte afflitto...Corre a vale by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is preceded by "Son giŕ lontani!..." 
9.
Cavalleria Rusticana: Viva il vino spumeggiante "Brindisi" by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Anna Maria Canali (Mezzo Soprano), Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Italy 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is preceded by "Intanto amici qua..." 
10.
Cavalleria Rusticana: Mamma, quel vino č generoso "Addio" by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Ebe Ticozzi (Mezzo Soprano), Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Italy 
Language: Italian 
11.
Tosca: Recondita armonia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor), Melchiorre Luise (Baritone)
Conductor:  Victor De Sabata
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Language: Italian 
12.
Tosca: E lucevan le stelle by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor:  Victor De Sabata
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Language: Italian 
13.
Madama Butterfly: Dovunque al mondo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gianandrea Gavazzeni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Language: Italian 
14.
Madama Butterfly: Addio, fiorito asil by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor), Tito Gobbi (Baritone)
Conductor:  Gianandrea Gavazzeni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Language: Italian 
15.
La forza del destino: O, tu che in seno agli angeli by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor:  Antonino Votto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is preceded by "La vita č inferno..." 
16.
La Fanciulla del West: Or son sei mesi by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor:  Antonino Votto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Italy 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is preceded by "Una parola sola..." 
17.
La Fanciulla del West: Ch'ella mi creda libero e lontano by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor:  Antonino Votto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Italy 
Language: Italian 
18.
Gianni Schicchi: Firenze č come un albero fiorito by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor:  Antonino Votto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
Language: Italian 
19.
Turandot: Non piangere, Liů by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor:  Antonino Votto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Language: Italian 
20.
Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor:  Antonino Votto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Language: Italian 
21.
Rigoletto: Questa o quella by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Language: Italian 
22.
Rigoletto: Parmi veder le lagrime...Possente amor mi chiama by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Written: 1851 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is preceded by "Ella mi fu rapita!..." 
23.
Rigoletto: La donna č mobile by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Language: Italian 
24.
Il trovatore: Ah si, ben mio...Di quella pira by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Language: Italian 
25.
Un ballo in maschera: Di' tu se fedele by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor:  Antonino Votto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Italy 
Language: Italian 
26.
Un ballo in maschera: T'eco io sto...Non sai tu by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor), Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Antonino Votto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Italy 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection continues with "Oh, qual soave brivido." 
27.
Un ballo in maschera: Ma se m' č forza perderti by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor:  Antonino Votto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Italy 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is preceded by "Forse la soglia attinse..." 
28.
La Bohčme: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor:  Antonino Votto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Language: Italian 
29.
La Bohčme: O Mimě, tu piů non torni by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Rolando Panerai (Baritone), Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor:  Antonino Votto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is preceded by "In un coupé?..." 
30.
Manon Lescaut: Donna non vidi mai by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Language: Italian 
31.
Manon Lescaut: Oh, sarň la piů bella! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano), Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Language: Italian 
32.
Manon Lescaut: No! pazzo son! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Franco Ventriglia (Baritone), Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
Language: Italian 
33.
A la Barcillunisa by Traditional
Performer:  Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor:  Alberto Erede
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New London Light Opera Orchestra
Written: Sicily, Italy 
Language: Italian 
34.
Cantu a timuni by Traditional
Performer:  Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor:  Alberto Erede
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New London Light Opera Orchestra
Written: Sicily, Italy 
Language: Italian 
35.
'O sole mio by Eduardo Di Capua
Performer:  Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor:  Dino Olivieri
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Italy 
Language: Italian 
36.
Canzoni napoletane (3): no 3, Marechiare by Francesco Paolo Tosti
Performer:  Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor:  Dino Olivieri
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Italy 
Language: Italian 
37.
Core 'ngrato by Salvatore Cardillo
Performer:  Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor:  Dino Olivieri
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1911; Italy 
Language: Italian 
38.
Torna a Surriento by Ernesto De Curtis
Performer:  Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor:  Dino Olivieri
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Language: Italian 
39.
I Pagliacci: Recitar!...Vesti la giubba by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Language: Italian 

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