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Heroes - Jussi Björling - Bizet, Cilea, Giordano, Et Al


Release Date: 09/10/2002 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 66807   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Giacomo MeyerbeerCharles GounodJules MassenetGeorges Bizet,   ... 
Performer:  Jussi BjörlingVictoria de los AngelesRobert MerrillMario Sereni,   ... 
Conductor:  Nils GrevilliusSir Thomas BeechamGabriele SantiniRenato Cellini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  OrchestraRoyal Stockholm Opera OrchestraStockholm Concerts Associations Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1. L'Africaine: O paradis sorti de l'onde by Giacomo Meyerbeer
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1937 
Language: French 
2. Faust: Salut! demeure chaste et pure by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Date of Recording: 1939 
Language: French 
3. Roméo et Juliette: Ah! lève-toi, soleil by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Stockholm Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; France 
Date of Recording: 1945 
Language: French 
4. Manon: Instant charmant...En fermant les yeux "Dream of des Grieux" by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883-1884; France 
Date of Recording: 1938 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection begins with "Instant charmant..." 
5. Manon: Ah! fuyez, douce image by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Stockholm Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883-1884; France 
Date of Recording: 1945 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection begins with "Je suis seul..." 
6. Carmen: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée "Flower song" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 1938 
Language: French 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
7. La belle Hélène: Au mont Ida trois déesses by Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1864; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1938 
Language: Swedish 
8. Der Bettelstudent: Ich hab' kein Geld, bin Vogelfrei by Karl Millöcker
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1938 
Language: Swedish 
9. Un ballo in maschera: Di' tu se fedele by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1944 
Language: Italian 
10. La Gioconda: Cielo e mar by Amilcare Ponchielli
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Written: 1876 
Date of Recording: 1937 
Language: Italian 
11. Fedora: Amor ti vieta by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1944 
Language: Italian 
12. L'Arlesiana: E la solita storia...Anch'io vorrei "Lamento" by Francesco Cilèa
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Concerts Associations Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897/1937; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1947 
Language: Italian 
13. Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1944 
Language: Italian 
14. La Bohème: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Language: Italian 
15. La Bohème: O soave fanciulla by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor), Victoria de los Angeles (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Language: Italian 
16. La Bohème: O Mimì, tu più non torni by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Robert Merrill (Baritone), Jussi Björling (Tenor), Victoria de los Angeles (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "In un coupé?" 
17. Madama Butterfly: Dovunque al mondo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor), Mario Sereni (Baritone)
Conductor:  Gabriele Santini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
18. I Pagliacci: Un tal gioco by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Renato Cellini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Language: Italian 
19. I Pagliacci: Recitar!...Vesti la giubba by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Renato Cellini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Language: Italian 
20. I Pagliacci: No! Pagliaccio non son! by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Leonard Warren (Baritone), Victoria de los Angeles (Soprano), Paul Franke (Tenor),
Robert Merrill (Baritone), Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Renato Cellini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra,  Robert Shaw Chorale
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Language: Italian 

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