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References - Beniamino Gigli - Opera Arias


Release Date: 11/07/2000 
Label:  Emi Classics Special Import Catalog #: 61051   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Giuseppe VerdiGiacomo PucciniGeorge Frideric HandelGaetano Donizetti,   ... 
Performer:  Beniamino GigliAmelita Galli-CurciEzio PinzaGiuseppe de Luca,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir John BarbirolliGiulio SettiWalter GoehrCarlo Sabajno,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera OrchestraMilan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 6 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Aida: Celeste Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/1937 
Length: 4 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with the recitative "Se quel guerrier". 
2.
Tosca: E lucevan le stelle by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/1934 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
3.
Rigoletto: La donna è mobile by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Giulio Setti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1934 
Length: 2 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
4.
La Bohème: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1931 
Length: 4 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
5.
Serse, HWV 40: Ombra mai fu "Largo" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Giulio Setti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738; London, England 
Date of Recording: 03/1933 
Length: 3 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
6.
Lucia di Lammermoor: Chi mi frena in tal momento? (Sextet) by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor), Amelita Galli-Curci (Soprano), Ezio Pinza (Bass),
Giuseppe de Luca (Baritone), Louise Homer (Alto), Angelo Bada (Tenor)
Conductor:  Walter Goehr
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/1927 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 4 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
7.
L'Elisir d'Amore: Una furtiva lagrima by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/1933 
Length: 4 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
8.
Rigoletto: Bella figlia dell' amore [Quartet] by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Carlo Sabajno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/1927 
Length: 4 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
9.
Cavalleria Rusticana: Mamma, quel vino è generoso "Addio" by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Walter Goehr
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1933 
Length: 3 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
10.
La Bohème: O soave fanciulla by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Maria Caniglia (Soprano), Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Franco Ghione
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1937 
Venue:  London 
Length: 3 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
11.
Andrea Chénier: Si, fui soldato by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Carlo Sabajno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/1933 
Venue:  Milan, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
12.
Andrea Chénier: Come un bel dì di maggio by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Oliviero de Fabritiis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/1941 
Venue:  Milan, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
13.
Maristella: Io conosco un giardino by Giuseppe Pietri
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Umberto Berrettoni
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1934; Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/1940 
Venue:  Milan, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
14.
I Pagliacci: No! Pagliaccio non son! by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir Eugene Goossens
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/1933 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
15.
Faust: Salut! demeure chaste et pure by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir Eugene Goossens
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Date of Recording: 07/1931 
Length: 4 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
16.
Manon: Instant charmant...En fermant les yeux "Dream of des Grieux" by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Franco Ghione
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883-1884; France 
Date of Recording: 06/1931 
Length: 3 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This aria begins with the recitative "Instant charmant...". 
17.
Carmen: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée "Flower song" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir Eugene Goossens
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 04/1935 
Length: 3 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
18.
Les pêcheurs de perles: Je crois entendre encore by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Franco Ghione
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; France 
Date of Recording: 1931 
Length: 3 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Language: Italian 

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