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Verdi - The Supreme Operatic Recordings / Ponselle, Et Al


Release Date: 01/11/2000 
Label:  Pearl   Catalog #: 72   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Giuseppe de LucaGiovanni MartinelliGiovanni ZenatelloHina Spani,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 12 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. La forza del destino: Invano, Alvaro...Le menaccie by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Giuseppe de Luca (Baritone), Giovanni Martinelli (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/08/1927 
Length: 8 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
2. Otello: Già nella notte densa by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Giovanni Zenatello (Tenor), Hina Spani (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/09/1926 
Length: 7 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
3. Attila: Te sol quest' anima by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Elisabeth Rethberg (Soprano), Beniamino Gigli (Tenor), Ezio Pinza (Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/31/1930 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
4. Aida: Celeste Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Giovanni Martinelli (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/10/1926 
Length: 4 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
5. Aida: Tu! Amonasro!...Io son disonorato! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Ezio Pinza (Bass), Elisabeth Rethberg (Soprano), Giacomo Lauri-Volpi (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1929-30 
Length: 5 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Ah no! Fuggiamo!..." 
6. Un ballo in maschera: Eri tu che m'acchiave quell' anima by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Lawrence Tibbett (Baritone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/15/1930 
Length: 4 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
7. Don Carlos: Tu, che la vanitá conoscesti del mondo by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Meta Seinemeyer (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867/1884; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/02/1927 
Length: 8 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
8. Ernani: Ernani, involami by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Rosa Ponselle (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/16/1927 
Length: 4 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
9. I lombardi: La mia letizia infondere by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Ferruccio Tagliavini (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/23/1943 
Length: 2 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
10. Luisa Miller: Quando le sere al placido by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Tito Schipa (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/11/1928 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
11. Rigoletto: Parmi veder le lagrime...Possente amor mi chiama by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Giacomo Lauri-Volpi (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Written: 1851 
Date of Recording: 05/29/1934 
Length: 4 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Ella fui mi rapita!..." 
12. Rigoletto: La donna è mobile by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Antonio Cortis (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/25/1930 
Length: 2 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
13. La traviata: Addio del passato by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Kurenko (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/18/1927 
Length: 3 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
14. Il trovatore: Di quella pira by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Giovanni Martinelli (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/17/1927 
Length: 5 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
15. I vespri siciliani: Mercè, dilette amiche "Bolero" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Miliza Korjus (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/1935 
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: Italian 

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