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Dame Nellie Melba - Opera Arias And Songs


Release Date: 04/06/2004 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 85826   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Gaetano DonizettiFrancesco Paolo TostiGiuseppe VerdiCharles Gounod,   ... 
Performer:  Landon RonaldPhilippe GaubertNellie MelbaHermann Bemberg,   ... 
Conductor:  Landon RonaldWalter Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  OrchestraRoyal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 9 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes opera(s): aria(s) by various composers. Soloist: Nellie Melba.
Includes song(s) by various composers. Soloist: Nellie Melba.
Includes opera(s): aria(s) by various composers. Soloist: Nellie Melba.
Includes song(s) by various composers. Soloist: Nellie Melba. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Lucia di Lammermoor: Del ciel clemente "Mad Scene" by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Landon Ronald (Piano), Philippe Gaubert (Flute), Nellie Melba (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/1904 
Venue:  Great Cumberland Place, London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
2. Addio by Francesco Paolo Tosti
Performer:  Nellie Melba (Soprano), Landon Ronald (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; London, England 
Date of Recording: 03/1904 
Venue:  Great Cumberland Place, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
3. Rigoletto: Caro nome by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Nellie Melba (Soprano)
Conductor:  Landon Ronald
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/1904 
Venue:  Great Cumberland Place, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
4. La traviata: Sempre libera by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Nellie Melba (Soprano)
Conductor:  Landon Ronald
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/1904 
Venue:  Great Cumberland Place, London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
5. La serenata by Francesco Paolo Tosti
Performer:  Nellie Melba (Soprano), Landon Ronald (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; London, England 
Date of Recording: 10/20/2004 
Venue:  City Road, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
6. Roméo et Juliette: Je veux vivre dans le rêve "Waltz Song" by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Landon Ronald (Piano), Nellie Melba (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; France 
Date of Recording: 10/20/2004 
Venue:  City Road, London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Language: French 
7. Chant hindou by Hermann Bemberg
Performer:  Hermann Bemberg (Piano), Nellie Melba (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 10/20/2004 
Venue:  City Road, London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: French 
8. Nymphes et sylvains by Hermann Bemberg
Performer:  Nellie Melba (Soprano), Landon Ronald (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 03/1904 
Venue:  Great Cumberland Place, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Language: French 
9. Comedy of errors: Lo, here the gentle lark by Henry Bishop
Performer:  Nellie Melba (Soprano), Albert Fransella (Flute), Landon Ronald (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1819; England 
Date of Recording: 09/05/1905 
Venue:  City Road, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: English 
10. Faust: Ah! je ris de me voir si belle "Jewel Song" by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Landon Ronald (Piano), Nellie Melba (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Date of Recording: 09/05/1905 
Venue:  City Road, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: French 
11. Clari: Home, Sweet Home by Henry Bishop
Performer:  Nellie Melba (Soprano), Landon Ronald (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1823; England 
Date of Recording: 09/05/1905 
Venue:  City Road, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: English 
12. Ave Maria by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Nellie Melba (Soprano), William Henry Squire (Cello), Landon Ronald (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Date of Recording: 09/05/1905 
Venue:  City Road, London, England 
Language: Latin 
Notes: This work is based on J.S. Bach's Prelude no 1 in C from 'The Well-Tempered Clavier.' 
13. La Bohème: Si, mi chiamano Mimì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Nellie Melba (Soprano), Landon Ronald (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/07/1906 
Venue:  City Road, London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
14. La Bohème: O soave fanciulla by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Nellie Melba (Soprano)
Conductor:  Walter Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/24/2007 
Venue:  Camden, New Jersey 
Length: 3 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
15. Poème de l'amour et de la mer, Op. 19: no 3b, Le temps de lilas by Ernest Chausson
Performer:  Nellie Melba (Soprano), Gabriel Lapierre (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882-1890; France 
Date of Recording: 05/1913 
Venue:  City Road, London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: French 
16. Otello: Piangea cantando...Ave Maria by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Nellie Melba (Soprano)
Conductor:  Walter Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/08/1926 
Venue:  Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
17. La Bohème: Donde lieta uscì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Nellie Melba (Soprano)
Conductor:  Walter Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/08/1926 
Venue:  Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
18. La Bohème: Addio, dolce svegliare (Quartet) by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Aurore Rettore (Soprano), John Brownlee (Baritone), Nellie Melba (Soprano),
Browning Mummery (Tenor)
Conductor:  Walter Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/08/1926 
Venue:  Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
19. La traviata: Dite alla giovine by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  John Brownlee (Baritone), Nellie Melba (Soprano), Harold Craxton (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/17/1926 
Venue:  Small Queen's Hall, London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
20. Clair de lune by Josef Zygmunt Szulc
Performer:  Nellie Melba (Soprano), Harold Craxton (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Poland 
Date of Recording: 12/17/1926 
Venue:  Small Queen's Hall, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: French 

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