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Birth Of A Diva - Legendary Early Recordings / Maria Callas


Release Date: 10/16/2007 
Label:  Warner Classics   Catalog #: 327612   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Giuseppe VerdiAmilcare PonchielliRichard WagnerVincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Maria CallasFrancesco AlbaneseMariano CarusoInes Marietti,   ... 
Conductor:  Gabriele SantiniAntonino VottoArturo Basile
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra TurinCoro Cetra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 9 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
La traviata: Libiamo ne' lieti calici "Brindisi" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano), Francesco Albanese (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gabriele Santini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin,  Coro Cetra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Venue:  RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy (09/15/1953 - 09/20/1953) 
2.
La traviata: Un dě, felice by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Mariano Caruso (Tenor), Maria Callas (Soprano), Francesco Albanese (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gabriele Santini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Venue:  RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy (09/15/1953 - 09/20/1953) 
3.
La traviata: E strano! E strano! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Gabriele Santini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Venue:  RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy 
Length: 1 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy (09/15/1953 - 09/20/1953) 
4.
La traviata: Ah, fors' č lui by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Gabriele Santini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Venue:  RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy (09/15/1953 - 09/20/1953) 
5.
La traviata: Sempre libera by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Gabriele Santini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Venue:  RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection is preceded by "Follie! Delirio vano č questo."
RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy (09/15/1953 - 09/20/1953) 
6.
La traviata: Dammi tu forza by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Francesco Albanese (Tenor), Ines Marietti (Soprano), Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Gabriele Santini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Venue:  RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy (09/15/1953 - 09/20/1953) 
7.
La traviata: Teneste la promessa by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Gabriele Santini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Venue:  RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy 
Length: 1 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy (09/15/1953 - 09/20/1953) 
8.
La traviata: Addio del passato by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Gabriele Santini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Venue:  RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy (09/15/1953 - 09/20/1953) 
9.
La traviata: Parigi, o cara by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano), Francesco Albanese (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gabriele Santini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Venue:  RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy (09/15/1953 - 09/20/1953) 
10.
La Gioconda: É un anatema by Amilcare Ponchielli
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano), Fedora Barbieri (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Antonino Votto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Italy 
Venue:  RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy 
Length: 1 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy (09/06/1952 - 09/10/1952) 
11.
La Gioconda: L'amo come il fulgor del creato! by Amilcare Ponchielli
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano), Fedora Barbieri (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Antonino Votto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Italy 
Venue:  RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy (09/06/1952 - 09/10/1952) 
12.
La Gioconda: O madre mia by Amilcare Ponchielli
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Antonino Votto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Italy 
Venue:  RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy 
Length: 1 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy (09/06/1952 - 09/10/1952) 
13.
La Gioconda: Suicidio! by Amilcare Ponchielli
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Antonino Votto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Italy 
Venue:  RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy (09/06/1952 - 09/10/1952) 
14.
La Gioconda: Ora posso morir by Amilcare Ponchielli
Performer:  Paolo Silveri (Baritone), Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Antonino Votto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Italy 
Venue:  RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy (09/06/1952 - 09/10/1952) 
15.
Tristan und Isolde: Mild und leise "Liebestod" by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Arturo Basile
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Germany 
Length: 7 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: 11/08/1949 - 11/10/1949 
16.
Norma: Casta diva by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Arturo Basile
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Italy 
Length: 6 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: 11/08/1949 - 11/10/1949 
17.
Norma: Ah! bello a me ritorna by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Arturo Basile
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: 11/08/1949 - 11/10/1949 
18.
I puritani: O rendetemi la speme... by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Arturo Basile
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Length: 1 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: 11/08/1949 - 11/10/1949 
19.
I puritani: Qui la voce sua soave by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Arturo Basile
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: 11/08/1949 - 11/10/1949 
20.
I puritani: Vien, diletto, č in ciel la luna by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Arturo Basile
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: 11/08/1949 - 11/10/1949 

Sound Samples

La Traviata : Act 1 "Libiam ne' lieti calici" [Alfredo, Chorus, Violetta]: Verdi : La Traviata : Act 1 "Libiam ne' lieti calici" [Alfredo, Chorus, Violetta]
La Traviata : Act 1 "Un dě, felice, eterea" [Alfredo, Violetta, Gastone]: Verdi : La Traviata : Act 1 "Un dě, felice, eterea" [Alfredo, Violetta, Gastone]
La Traviata : Act 1 "E' Strano!...E' Strano!..." [Violetta]: Verdi : La Traviata : Act 1 "E' strano!... E' strano!..." [Violetta]
La Traviata : Act 1 "Ah, fors'č lui che l'anima" [Violetta]: Verdi : La Traviata : Act 1 "Ah, fors'č lui che l'anima" [Violetta]
La Traviata : Act 1 "Follie! ... Sempre libera" [Violetta, Alfredo]: Verdi : La Traviata : Act 1 "Follie! ... Sempre libera" [Violetta, Alfredo]
La Traviata : Act 2 "Dammi tu forza, o cielo... Amami Alfredo" [Violetta, Annina, Alfredo]: Verdi : La Traviata : Act 2 "Dammi tu forza, o cielo... Amami Alfredo" [Violetta, Annina, Alfredo]
La Traviata : Act 3 "Teneste la promessa... La disfida" [Violetta]: Verdi : La Traviata : Act 3 "Teneste la promessa... La disfida" [Violetta]
La Traviata : Act 3 "Addio, del passato bei sogni ridenti" [Violetta, Chorus]: Verdi : La Traviata : Act 3 "Addio, del passato bei sogni ridenti" [Violetta, Chorus]
Verdi : La Traviata : Act 3 "Parigi, o cara, noi lasceremoi" [Alfredo, Violetta]
Ponchielli : La Gioconda : Act 2 "E' un anatema!" [Gioconda, Laura]
Ponchielli : La Gioconda : Act 2 "L'amo come il fulgor del creato" [Gioconda, Laura]
Ponchielli : La Gioconda : Act 3 "O madre mia" [Gioconda]
Ponchielli : La Gioconda : Act 4 "Suicidio !...In questi fieri momenti" [Gioconda]
Ponchielli : La Gioconda : Act 4 "Ora posso morir" [Gioconda, Barnaba]
Wagner : Tristan und Isolde : Act 3 "Mild und leise" [Isolde] - Sung in Italian
Norma : Act 1 "Casta diva" [Norma]: Bellini: Norma : Act 1 "Casta diva" [Norma]
Bellini : Norma : Act 1 "Ah! bello a me ritorna" [Norma]
Bellini : I Puritani : Act 2 "O, rendetemi la speme" [Elvira]
Bellini : I Puritani : Act 2 "Qui la voce sua soave" [Elvira]
Bellini : I Puritani : Act 2 "Vien, diletto, č in ciel la luna" [Elvira]

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