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Prima Voce - Bjorling, Caruso, Gigli


Release Date: 03/02/2004 
Label:  Nimbus   Catalog #: 7913   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Georges BizetGiuseppe VerdiGiacomo PucciniJules Massenet,   ... 
Performer:  Enrico CarusoJussi BjörlingBeniamino GigliGiuseppe de Luca
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by various composers. Soloists: Jussi Björling, Enrico Caruso, Beniamino Gigli. Includes work(s) by various composers. Soloists: Jussi Björling, Enrico Caruso, Beniamino Gigli. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Carmen: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée "Flower song" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Enrico Caruso (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 1909 
Length: 3 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
2.
Rigoletto: La donna è mobile by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1909 
Length: 2 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
3.
La Bohème: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1936 
Length: 4 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
4.
Les pêcheurs de perles: Je crois entendre encore by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; France 
Date of Recording: 1929 
Length: 4 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
5.
Manon: Ah! fuyez, douce image by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Enrico Caruso (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883-1884; France 
Date of Recording: 1911 
Length: 4 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: French 
6.
Sadko: no 4, Song of the Indian Guest by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894-1896; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1936 
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
7.
Romanze (2): no 1, Ideale by Francesco Paolo Tosti
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1882 
Date of Recording: 1937 
Length: 3 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
8.
Otello: Ora e per sempre addio by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1910 
Length: 2 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
9.
La traviata: De' miei bollenti spiriti by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1928 
Length: 4 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
10.
L'Africaine: O paradis sorti de l'onde by Giacomo Meyerbeer
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1937 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
11.
La forza del destino: O, tu che in seno agli angeli by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Enrico Caruso (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1909 
Length: 4 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
12.
Tosca: E lucevan le stelle by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1934 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
13.
Andrea Chénier: Un dì all' azzuro spazio "Improvviso" by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Enrico Caruso (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1907 
Length: 3 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
14.
Manon: Instant charmant...En fermant les yeux "Dream of des Grieux" by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883-1884; France 
Date of Recording: 1938 
Length: 3 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
15.
Aida: Celeste Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Enrico Caruso (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1938 
Length: 5 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
16.
'O sole mio by Eduardo Di Capua
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1934 
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
17.
Tosca: Recondita armonia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Enrico Caruso (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1909 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
18.
Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1944 
Length: 3 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
19.
Les pêcheurs de perles: Au fond du temple saint by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Giuseppe de Luca (Baritone), Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; France 
Date of Recording: 1927 
Length: 4 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
20.
I Pagliacci: Recitar!...Vesti la giubba by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor), Beniamino Gigli (Tenor), Enrico Caruso (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1922 
Length: 2 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
21.
Mattinata by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1935 
Length: 2 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: Italian 

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