The Prima Voce Treasury Of Opera Vol 1

Release Date: 2/15/2000
Label: Nimbus
Catalog Number: NI1742
Number of Discs: 6

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Works on This Recording
1. Adriana Lecouvreur: Poveri fiori by Francesco Cilèa
Performer: Claudia Muzio (Soprano)
Conductor: Lorenzo Molajoli
Period: Romantic
Written: 1902 ; Italy
2. L'Africaine: O paradis sorti de l'onde by Giacomo Meyerbeer
Performer: Giacomo Lauri-Volpi (Tenor)
Conductor: Franco Ghione
Period: Romantic
Written: 1865 ; Germany
3. Aida: Celeste Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Enrico Caruso (Tenor)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1871 ; Italy
4. Aida: Ritorna vincitor! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Rosa Ponselle (Soprano)
Conductor: Rosario Bourdon
Period: Romantic
Written: 1871 ; Italy
5. Andrea Chénier: Un dì all' azzuro spazio "Improvviso" by Umberto Giordano
Performer: Giovanni Martinelli (Tenor)
Conductor: Josef Pasternack
Period: Romantic
Written: 1896 ; Italy
6. Andrea Chénier: La mamma morta by Umberto Giordano
Performer: Claudia Muzio (Soprano)
Conductor: Lorenzo Molajoli
Period: Romantic
Written: 1896 ; Italy
7. Andrea Chénier: Come un bel dì di maggio by Umberto Giordano
Performer: Giovanni Martinelli (Tenor)
Conductor: Josef Pasternack
Period: Romantic
Written: 1896 ; Italy
8. L'Arlesiana: E la solita storia...Anch'io vorrei "Lamento" by Francesco Cilèa
Performer: Tito Schipa (Tenor)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1897/1937 ; Italy
9. Atalanta, HWV 35: Care selve by George Frideric Handel
Performer: Eidé Noréna (Soprano)
Conductor: Joseph Messner
Period: Baroque
Written: 1736 ; London, England
10. Attila: Dagli immortali vertici by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Igor Gorin (Baritone)
Conductor: Bruno Reibold
Orchestra/Ensemble: RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1846 ; Italy
11. Un ballo in maschera: Di' tu se fedele by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Enrico Caruso (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic
Written: 1859 ; Italy
12. Un ballo in maschera: Eri tu che m'acchiave quell' anima by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Mattia Battistini (Baritone)
Conductor: Carlo Sabajno
Period: Romantic
Written: 1859 ; Italy
13. Un ballo in maschera: Saper vorreste di che si veste by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Luisa Tetrazzini (Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1859 ; Italy
14. La belle Hélène: Au mont Ida trois déesses by Jacques Offenbach
Performer: Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor: Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic
Written: 1864 ; Paris, France
15. La Bohème: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1896 ; Italy
16. La Bohème: Si, mi chiamano Mimì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Claudia Muzio (Soprano)
Conductor: Lorenzo Molajoli
Period: Romantic
Written: 1896 ; Italy
17. La Bohème: Donde lieta uscì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Nellie Melba (Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1896 ; Italy
18. Boris Godunov: In the town of Kazan "Varlaam's Song" by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer: Feodor Chaliapin (Bass)
Conductor: Josef Pasternack
Period: Romantic
Written: 1868-1873 ; Russia
19. Cagliostro in Wien: Ziguenerkind, wie glänzt dein Haar by Johann Strauss Jr.
Performer: Lotte Schöne (Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1875 ; Vienna, Austria
20. Le caïd: Enfant chéri...Le tambour-major tout galonné "Drum Major's Aria" by Ambroise Thomas
Performer: Pol Plançon (Bass)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1849 ; France
21. Carmen: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle "Habañera" by Georges Bizet
Performer: Conchita Supervia (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Gustav Cloëz
Written: 1873-1874 ;
22. Carmen: Près des ramparts de Seville "Seguidilla" by Georges Bizet
Performer: Conchita Supervia (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Gustav Cloëz
Period: Romantic
Written: 1873-1874 ; France
23. Carmen: Votre toast je peu vous le rendre "Toreador Song" by Georges Bizet
Performer: Lawrence Tibbett (Baritone)
Conductor: Giulio Setti
Period: Romantic
Written: 1873-1874 ; France
24. Carmen: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée "Flower song" by Georges Bizet
Performer: Giacomo Lauri-Volpi (Tenor)
Conductor: Rosario Bourdon
Period: Romantic
Written: 1873-1874 ; France
25. Carmen: Je dis que rien ne m'épouvante "Micaëla's Aria" by Georges Bizet
Performer: Eidé Noréna (Soprano)
Conductor: Piero Coppola
Period: Romantic
Written: 1873-1874 ; France
26. Cavalleria Rusticana: O Lola, ch'ai di latti la cammisa by Pietro Mascagni
Performer: Tito Schipa (Tenor)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1890 ; Italy
27. Cavalleria Rusticana: Voi lo sapete, o Mamma by Pietro Mascagni
Performer: Claudia Muzio (Soprano)
Conductor: Lorenzo Molajoli
Period: Romantic
Written: 1890 ; Italy
28. Cavalleria Rusticana: Viva il vino spumeggiante "Brindisi" by Pietro Mascagni
Performer: Giacomo Lauri-Volpi (Tenor)
Conductor: Rosario Bourdon
Period: Romantic
Written: 1890 ; Italy
29. Cavalleria Rusticana: Mamma, quel vino è generoso "Addio" by Pietro Mascagni
Performer: Enrico Caruso (Tenor)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1890 ; Italy
30. Les contes d'Hoffmann: Les oiseaux dans la charmille by Jacques Offenbach
Performer: Mabel Garrison (Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1881 ; Paris, France
31. Golden Cockerel: Hymn to the sun by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer: Eidé Noréna (Soprano)
Conductor: Piero Coppola
Period: Romantic
Written: 1906-1907 ; Russia
32. La dame blanche: Reverie de Georges Brown by François Boieldieu
Performer: David Devriès (Tenor)
Conductor: Gustav Cloëz
Period: Romantic
Written: 1825 ; Paris, France
33. Le pardon de Ploërmel "Dinorah": Ombre legère by Giacomo Meyerbeer
Performer: Amelita Galli-Curci (Soprano)
Conductor: Josef Pasternack
Period: Romantic
Written: 1859 ; Germany
34. Le pardon de Ploërmel "Dinorah": Ah! mon remords te venge by Giacomo Meyerbeer
Performer: Pasquale Amato (Baritone)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1859 ; Germany
35. Don Carlos: Ella giammai m'amò...Dormirò sol sul manto mio regal by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Ezio Pinza (Bass)
Conductor: Rosario Bourdon
Period: Romantic
Written: 1867/1884 ; Italy
36. Don Carlos: O Carlo, ascolta by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Mattia Battistini (Baritone)
Conductor: Carlo Sabajno
Period: Romantic
Written: 1867/1884 ; Italy
37. Don César de Bazan: A Séville, belles señoras "Sevillana" by Jules Massenet
Performer: Amelita Galli-Curci (Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1872 ; France
38. Don Giovanni, K 527: Deh vieni alla finestra [Serenade] by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Ezio Pinza (Bass)
Conductor: Rosario Bourdon
Period: Classical
Written: 1787 ; Prague, Czech Republ
39. Don Giovanni, K 527: Il mio tesoro intanto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: John McCormack (Tenor)
Period: Classical
Written: 1787 ; Prague, Czech Republ
40. Don Pasquale: Sogno soave e casto by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer: Tito Schipa (Tenor)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1843 ; Italy
41. Don Pasquale: Quel guardo il cavaliere...So anch'io la virtù by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer: Amelita Galli-Curci (Soprano)
Conductor: Josef Pasternack
Period: Romantic
Written: 1843 ; Italy
42. L'Elisir d'Amore: Quanto è bella! Quanto è cara! by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer: Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1832 ; Italy
43. L'Elisir d'Amore: Una furtiva lagrima by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer: Tito Schipa (Tenor)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1832 ; Italy
44. Die Entführung aus dem Serail, K 384: Wer ein Liebchen hat gefunden by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Alexander Kipnis (Bass)
Conductor: Erich Orthmann
Period: Classical
Written: 1782 ; Vienna, Austria
45. Die Entführung aus dem Serail, K 384: Durch Zärtlichkeit by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Eidé Noréna (Soprano)
Conductor: Piero Coppola
Period: Classical
Written: 1782 ; Vienna, Austria
46. Ernani: Mercè, diletti amici...Come rugiada al cospite by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Giovanni Martinelli (Tenor)
Conductor: Walter Rogers
Period: Romantic
Written: 1844 ; Italy
47. Ernani: Ernani, involami by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Rosa Ponselle (Soprano)
Conductor: Romano Romani
Period: Romantic
Written: 1844 ; Italy
48. Ernani: Infelice! e tu credevi by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Ezio Pinza (Bass)
Conductor: Rosario Bourdon
Period: Romantic
Written: 1844 ; Italy
49. Ernani: O de' verd' anni miei by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Giuseppe de Luca (Baritone)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1844 ; Italy
50. Eugene Onegin, Op. 24: Tatiana's letter scene by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Lotte Lehmann (Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1877-1878 ; Russia
51. Eugene Onegin, Op. 24: Lensky's aria by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Dmitri Smirnov (Tenor)
Written: 1879 ;
52. Faust: Salut! demeure chaste et pure by Charles Gounod
Performer: Giacomo Lauri-Volpi (Tenor)
Conductor: Rosario Bourdon
Period: Romantic
Written: 1859 ; France
53. Faust: Ah! je ris de me voir si belle "Jewel Song" by Charles Gounod
Performer: Eidé Noréna (Soprano)
Conductor: Piero Coppola
Period: Romantic
Written: 1859 ; France
54. La Favorita: A tanto amor, Leonora by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer: Mattia Battistini (Baritone)
Conductor: Carlo Sabajno
Period: Romantic
Written: 1840 ; Italy
55. La Favorita: O mio Fernando by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer: Sigrid Onegin (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1840 ; Italy
56. La Favorita: Spirto gentil by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer: Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Written: 1843 ;
57. La fille du régiment: Il faut partir by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer: Toti Dal Monte (Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1840 ; Italy
58. Die Fledermaus: Mein Herr Marquis by Johann Strauss Jr.
Performer: Lotte Schöne (Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1874 ; Vienna, Austria
59. Die Fledermaus: Klänge der Heimat "Czardas" by Johann Strauss Jr.
Performer: Elisabeth Rethberg (Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1874 ; Vienna, Austria
60. La forza del destino: La Vergine degli angeli by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Rosa Ponselle (Soprano), Ezio Pinza (Bass)
Conductor: Giulio Setti
Period: Romantic
61. La forza del destino: Solenne in quest' ora by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Beniamino Gigli (Tenor), Giuseppe de Luca (Baritone)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1862/1869 ; Italy
62. La forza del destino: Invano, Alvaro...Le menaccie by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Giuseppe de Luca (Baritone), Giovanni Martinelli (Tenor)
Conductor: Rosario Bourdon
Period: Romantic
Written: 1862/1869 ; Italy
63. La forza del destino: Pace, pace, mio Dio by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Claudia Muzio (Soprano)
Conductor: Lorenzo Molajoli
Period: Romantic
Written: 1862/1869 ; Italy
64. La Gioconda: Ah! Pescator affonda l'esca by Amilcare Ponchielli
Performer: Titta Ruffo (Baritone)
Conductor: Carlo Sabajno
Period: Romantic
Written: 1876 ; Italy
65. La Gioconda: Cielo e mar by Amilcare Ponchielli
Performer: Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor: Nils Grevillius
Written: 1876 ;
66. La Gioconda: Suicidio! by Amilcare Ponchielli
Performer: Rosa Ponselle (Soprano)
Conductor: Rosario Bourdon
Period: Romantic
Written: 1876 ; Italy
67. Gräfin Mariza: Grüss mir mein Wien by Emmerich Kálmán
Performer: Richard Tauber (Tenor)
Conductor: Anton Paulik
Orchestra/Ensemble: Theater an der Wien Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1924 ; Vienna, Austria
68. Les Huguenots: Une dame noble et sage by Giacomo Meyerbeer
Performer: Maria Ivogün (Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1836 ; Germany
69. Les Huguenots: Plus blanche que la blanche hermine by Giacomo Meyerbeer
Performer: Giacomo Lauri-Volpi (Tenor)
Conductor: Rosario Bourdon
Period: Romantic
Written: 1836 ; Germany
70. Iris: Apri la tua finestra! by Pietro Mascagni
Performer: Antonio Cortis (Tenor)
Conductor: Carlo Sabajno
Orchestra/Ensemble: Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic
71. Jocelyn, Op. 100: Ah! ne t'éveille pas encor "Berceuse" by Benjamin Godard
Performer: Alma Gluck (Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1888 ; France
72. Lakmé: Où va la jeune indoue? "Bell Song" by Léo Delibes
Performer: Amelita Galli-Curci (Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1883 ; France
73. Das Land des Lächelns: Von Apfelblüten einen Kranz by Franz Lehár
Performer: Richard Tauber (Tenor)
Conductor: Franz Lehár
Orchestra/Ensemble: Berlin Staatskapelle Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1929 ; Vienna, Austria
74. A Life for the Tsar: I am not grieving over that, dear friends "Antonida's Romance" by Mikhail Glinka
Performer: Antonina Nezhdanova (Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1834-1836 ; Russia
75. Linda di Chamounix: O luce di quest' anima by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer: Marcella Sembrich (Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1842 ; Italy
76. Lodoletta: Flammen, perdonami by Pietro Mascagni
Performer: Mafalda Favero (Soprano)
Conductor: Antonio Sabino
Period: Romantic
Written: 1917 ; Italy
77. Lohengrin: Euch Lüften, die mein Klagen by Richard Wagner
Performer: Kirsten Flagstad (Soprano)
Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble: Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1847 ; Germany
78. Lohengrin: In fernem Land by Richard Wagner
Performer: Miguel Fleta (Tenor)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1846-1847 ; Germany
79. Louise: Depuis le jour by Gustave Charpentier
Performer: Ninon Vallin (Soprano)
Conductor: Eugène Bigot
Period: Romantic
Written: 1900 ; France
80. Lucia di Lammermoor: Cruda, funesta smania...La pietade by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer: Mariano Stabile (Baritone)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1835 ; Naples, Italy
81. Lucia di Lammermoor: Ardon gl'incensi "Mad Scene" by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer: Frieda Hempel (Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1835 ; Italy
82. Lucia di Lammermoor: Tu che a Dio spiegasti l'ali by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer: John McCormack (Tenor)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1835 ; Italy
83. Lucrezia Borgia: Il segreto per esser felice "Brindisi" by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer: Ernestine Schumann-Heink (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1833 ; Italy
84. Luisa Miller: Quando le sere al placido by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Giacomo Lauri-Volpi (Tenor)
Conductor: Renato Arduini
Orchestra/Ensemble: Rome Opera Teatro Reale Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1849 ; Italy
85. Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor: Nun eilt herbei! by Otto Nicolai
Performer: Maria Ivogün (Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1849 ; Berlin, Germany
86. Die lustige Witwe: Lippen schweigen by Franz Lehár
Performer: Richard Tauber (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Odeon-Künstler Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1905 ; Vienna, Austria
87. Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì vedremo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Rosa Ponselle (Soprano)
Conductor: Romano Romani
Period: Romantic
Written: 1904 ; Italy
88. Manon: Instant charmant...En fermant les yeux "Dream of des Grieux" by Jules Massenet
Performer: Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor: Nils Grevillius
Period: Romantic
Written: 1883-1884 ; France
89. Manon: Obéissons quand leur voix appelle "Gavotte" by Jules Massenet
Performer: Amelita Galli-Curci (Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1883-1884 ; France
90. Manon: Ah! fuyez, douce image by Jules Massenet
Performer: Tito Schipa (Tenor)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1883-1884 ; France
91. Il barbiere di Siviglia: Largo al factotum by Gioachino Rossini
Performer: Riccardo Stracciari (Baritone)
Conductor: Giorgio Polacco
Period: Romantic
Written: 1816 ; Italy
92. Il barbiere di Siviglia: Se il mio nome saper voi bramate by Gioachino Rossini
Performer: Tito Schipa (Tenor)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1816 ; Italy
93. Il barbiere di Siviglia: Una voce poco fa...Io sono dolcile by Gioachino Rossini
Performer: Conchita Supervia (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Angelo Albergoni
94. La Cenerentola: Non più mesta by Gioachino Rossini
Performer: Conchita Supervia (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Angelo Albergoni
Period: Romantic
Written: 1817 ; Italy
95. Guillaume Tell: Sombre forêt by Gioachino Rossini
Performer: Eidé Noréna (Soprano)
Conductor: Henri Défosse
Period: Romantic
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