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Callas A Firenze


Release Date: 03/23/2004 
Label:  Fono Enterprise   Catalog #: 1096   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Gaetano DonizettiVincenzo BelliniGiuseppe VerdiLuigi Cherubini,   ... 
Performer:  Maria CallasAnna Maria CanaliRolando PaneraiAngelo Mercuriali,   ... 
Conductor:  Tullio SerafinGabriele SantiniArturo BasileLeonard Bernstein,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Florence Maggio Musicale OrchestraFlorence Maggio Musicale ChorusMilan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 18 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Lucia di Lammermoor: Regnava nel silenzio by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano), Anna Maria Canali (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Florence Maggio Musicale Orchestra,  Florence Maggio Musicale Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Length: 8 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Lucia di Lammermoor: Quando rapito in estasi."Communal Theater, Florence, Italy (01/1953); Communal Theater, Florence, Italy (02/1953) 
2.
Lucia di Lammermoor: Quando rapito in estasi by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Anna Maria Canali (Mezzo Soprano), Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Florence Maggio Musicale Orchestra,  Florence Maggio Musicale Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Length: 8 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Lucia di Lammermoor: Regnava nel silenzio."
Communal Theater, Florence, Italy (01/1953); Communal Theater, Florence, Italy (02/1953) 
3.
Lucia di Lammermoor: Il dolce suono "Mad Scene" by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Anna Maria Canali (Mezzo Soprano), Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Florence Maggio Musicale Orchestra,  Florence Maggio Musicale Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Length: 15 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Lucia di Lammermoor: Ardon gl'incensi "Mad Scene"" and "Lucia di Lammermoor: Spargi d'amaro pianto "Mad Scene"."Communal Theater, Florence, Italy (01/1953); Communal Theater, Florence, Italy (02/1953) 
4.
Lucia di Lammermoor: Ardon gl'incensi "Mad Scene" by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Anna Maria Canali (Mezzo Soprano), Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Florence Maggio Musicale Orchestra,  Florence Maggio Musicale Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Length: 15 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Lucia di Lammermoor: Il dolce suono "Mad Scene"" and "Lucia di Lammermoor: Spargi d'amaro pianto "Mad Scene"."
Communal Theater, Florence, Italy (01/1953); Communal Theater, Florence, Italy (02/1953) 
5.
Lucia di Lammermoor: Spargi d'amaro pianto "Mad Scene" by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Anna Maria Canali (Mezzo Soprano), Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Florence Maggio Musicale Orchestra,  Florence Maggio Musicale Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Length: 15 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Lucia di Lammermoor: Il dolce suono "Mad Scene"" and "Lucia di Lammermoor: Ardon gl'incensi "Mad Scene"."
Communal Theater, Florence, Italy (01/1953); Communal Theater, Florence, Italy (02/1953) 
6.
I puritani: Son vergin vezzosa "Polacca" by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Rolando Panerai (Baritone), Maria Callas (Soprano), Angelo Mercuriali (Tenor),
Nicola Rossi-Lemeni (Bass), Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Venue:  Santa Eufemia Basilica, Milan, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Santa Eufemia Basilica, Milan, Italy (03/24/1953 - 03/30/1953) 
7.
I puritani: Oh vieni al tempio by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor), Nicola Rossi-Lemeni (Bass), Rolando Panerai (Baritone),
Maria Callas (Soprano), Angelo Mercuriali (Tenor)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Venue:  Santa Eufemia Basilica, Milan, Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Santa Eufemia Basilica, Milan, Italy (03/24/1953 - 03/30/1953) 
8.
I puritani: Vien, diletto, è in ciel la luna by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Nicola Rossi-Lemeni (Bass), Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor), Rolando Panerai (Baritone),
Maria Callas (Soprano), Angelo Mercuriali (Tenor)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Venue:  Santa Eufemia Basilica, Milan, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Santa Eufemia Basilica, Milan, Italy (03/24/1953 - 03/30/1953) 
9.
I puritani: Fini...Me lassa by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor), Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Venue:  Santa Eufemia Basilica, Milan, Italy 
Length: 9 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "I puritani: Nel mirarti un solo istante" and "I puritani: Vieni fra queste braccia."Santa Eufemia Basilica, Milan, Italy (03/24/1953 - 03/30/1953) 
10.
I puritani: Nel mirarti un solo istante by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano), Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Venue:  Santa Eufemia Basilica, Milan, Italy 
Length: 9 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "I puritani: Fini...Me lassa" and "I puritani: Vieni fra queste braccia."
Santa Eufemia Basilica, Milan, Italy (03/24/1953 - 03/30/1953) 
11.
I puritani: Vieni fra queste braccia by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano), Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Venue:  Santa Eufemia Basilica, Milan, Italy 
Length: 9 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "I puritani: Fini...Me lassa" and "I puritani: Nel mirarti un solo istante."
Santa Eufemia Basilica, Milan, Italy (03/24/1953 - 03/30/1953) 
12.
La traviata: Ah, fors' è lui...Sempre libera by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano), Francesco Albanese (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gabriele Santini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin,  Coro Cetra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/1953 
Venue:  RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy 
Length: 9 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is preceded by "E strano". 
13.
Norma: Casta diva by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Arturo Basile
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/09/1949 
Venue:  RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy 
Length: 8 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Norma: Ah! bello a me ritorna." 
14.
Norma: Ah! bello a me ritorna by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Arturo Basile
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/09/1949 
Venue:  RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy 
Length: 8 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Norma: Casta diva." 
15.
Medea: Dei tuoi figli la madre by Luigi Cherubini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797; France 
Date of Recording: 12/10/1953 
Venue:  Teatro Alla Scala, Milan, Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
16.
I vespri siciliani: Mercè, dilette amiche "Bolero" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Erich Kleiber
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Florence Teatro Comunale Orchestra,  Florence Teatro Comunale Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/26/1951 
Venue:  Communal Theater, Florence, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
17.
Armida: D'amore al dolce impero by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Tullio Serafin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Florence Teatro Comunale Orchestra,  Florence Teatro Comunale Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/26/1952 
Venue:  Communal Theater, Florence, Italy 
Length: 6 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: Italian 

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