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50 years of great operatic singing [sound recording].

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50 years of great operatic singing [sound recording].
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Camden, N.J. : RCA Victor, [1955]

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AudioUse in libraryAvailable*LZR 70997 [Disc]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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5 sound discs : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono.; 12 in.
Alternative Title
Fifty years of great operatic singing
Subject
Note
  • Opera excerpts.
  • In container; manual sequence.
  • Program and biographical notes by G.R. Marek and Irving Kolodin in English (41 p. : ill.) bound in container.
Event (note)
  • Recorded 1905-1951.
  • Selections recorded from "the vast files of RCA Victor and its European affiliates."
Language (note)
  • Sung in Italian, French, English, German, Russian and Czech.
Contents
  • v. 1. 1900-1910.--v. 2. 1910-1920.--v. 3. 1920-1930.--v. 4. 1930-1940.--v. 5. 1940-1950.
  • Il trovatore. Di quella pira (Francesco Tamagno, tenor) ; A masked ball. Alla vita che t'arride (Mattia Battistini, baritone) ; Don Carlos. Elle ne m'aime pas (Pol Plançon, bass) / Verdi -- Don Giovanno. Batti, batti, o bel masetto / Mozart (Adelina Patti, soprano) -- Norma. Casta diva che inargenti / Bellini (Marcella Sembrich, soprano) -- Semiramide. Bel raggio lusinghier / Rossini (Marcella Sembrich, soprano) -- Hamlet. Scène de folie / Thomas (Nellie Melba, soprano) -- La bohème. O soave fanciulla / Puccini (Nellie Melba, soprano) -- La favorita. Spirito gentil / Donizetti (Enrico Caruso, tenor) -- Falstaff. L'onore! Ladri! / Verdi (Antonio Scotti, baritone) -- Don Pasquale. Cado, corro / Donizetti (Marcella Sembrich, soprano) -- The damnation of Faust. Chanson de la puce (Pol Plançon, bass) -- Hérodiade. Vision fugitive / Massenet (Maurice Renaud, baritone) -- The merry widow. Dolce amor / Lehár (Marcella Sembrich, soprano) -- Carmen. Habañera / Bizet (Emma Calvé, soprano) -- Manon. Obéissons, quand leur voix appelle / Massenet (Geraldine Farrar, soprano) -- I pagliacci. No pagliaccio no son! / Leoncavallo (Enrico Caruso, tenor).
  • Carmen. Parle-moi de ma mère (Lucy Isabelle Marsh, soprano ; John McCormack, tenor) ; Si tu m'aimes (Margarete Matzenauer, contralto ; Pasquale Amato, baritone) / Bizet -- Macbeth. Ah! La paterna mano / Verdi (Enrico Caruso, tenor) -- Manon. La rêve (Edmond Clément, tenor) ; On l'appelle Manon (Geraldine Farrar, soprano ; Enrico Caruso, tenor) / Massenet -- Aida. O patria mia / Verdi (Emmy Destinn, soprano) -- I puritani. Qui la voce sua soave / Bellini (Frieda Hempel, soprano) -- La traviata. Dite alla giovine / Verdi (Frieda Hempel, soprano ; Pasquale Amato, baritone) -- La bohème. Mi chiamano Mimì / Puccini (Claudia Muzio, soprano) -- Joseph. Champs paternels / Méhul (John McCormack, tenor) -- Manon Lescaut. In quelle trine morbide (Frances Alda, soprano) ; Tosca. Gia! Mi dicon venal! (Tita Ruffo, baritone) / Puccini -- La gioconda. O monumento / Ponchiello (Titta Ruffo, baritone) -- The queen of Sheba. Magische töne / Goldmark (Leo Slezak, tenor) -- Manon Lescaut. Donna non vidi mai / Puccini (Enrico Caruso, tenor).
  • L'Africana. Deh ch'io ritorni / Meyerbeer (Enrico Caruso, tenor) -- Andrea Chénier. Un dì all' azzurro spazio / Giordano (Beniamino Gigli, tenor) -- Carmen. En vain pour éviter / Bizet (Mary Garden, soprano) -- The flying Dutchman. Senta's ballad (Florence Austral, soprano) -- William tell. O muto asil del pianto / Rossini (Giovanni Martinelli, tenor) -- La forza del destino, Io muojo ; Non imprecare / Verdi -- Don Quichotte. Mort de Doin Quichotte / Massenet (Feodor Chaliapin, bass) -- Hamlet. Scène de folie / Thomas (Amelita Galli-Curci, soprano) -- Don Carlo. O don fatale / Verdi (Sigrid Onegin, contralto) -- Prince Igor. Arioso of Jaroslavna / Borodin (Nina Koshetz, soprano) -- The barber of Seville. Se il mionome / Rossini (Tito Schipa).
  • Don Giovanni. Finch' han del vino ; Deh, vieni alla finestra (Ezio Pinza, bass) ; The marriage of Figaro. Dove sono (Tiana Lemnitz, soprano) ; Don Giovanni. Or sai chi l'onore (Frida Leider, soprano) / Mozart -- Die Walküre. Winterstürme wichen / Wagner (Lauritz Melchior, tenor) -- Oberon. Ozean, du ungeheuer / Weber (Kirsten Flagstad, soprano) -- Der Rosenkavalier. Herr Kavalier / Strauss (Alexander Kipnis, bass) -- Lakmé. Là-bas dans la forêt / Delibes (Lily Pons, soprano) -- A masked ball. Morrò ma prima in grazia (Elisabeth Rethberg, soprano) ; Simon Boccanegra. Piango su voi (Lawrence Tibbett, baritone, baritone ; Giovanni Martinelli, tenor ; Rose Bampton, soprano) ; Il trovatore. Ah! Sì ben mio coll'essere (Jussi Bjoerling, tenor) / Verdi -- Andrea Chénier. La mamma morta / Giordano (Rosa Raisa, soprano) -- Ernani. Ernani, involvami / Verdi (Ina Souez, soprano).
  • Louise. Depuis le jour / Charpentier (Dorothy Maynor, soprano) -- The damnation of Faust. D'amour l'ardente flamme / Berlioz (Rose Bampton, soprano) -- Alceste. Divinités du Styx / Gluck (Helen Traubel, soprano) -- The tales of Hoffmann. Scintille diamant / Offenbach (Leonard Warren, baritone) -- Le tableau parlant. Vous étiez, ce que vous n'êtes plus / Grétry (Maggie Teyte, soprano) -- Norma. Casta diva / bellini (Zinka Milanov, soprano) -- Il trovatore. Ai nostri monti (Cloe Elmo, mezzo-soprano ; Beniamino Gigli, tenor) ; La traviata. Ah! Dite alla giovine (Licia Albanese, soprano ; Robert Merrill, baritone) / Verdi -- Turandot. Nessun dorma / Puccini (Jussi Bjoerling, tenor) -- Porgy and Bess. Summertime / Gershwin (Eleanor Steber, soprano) -- The marriage of Figaro. Non so più cosa son / Mozart (Rïsé Stevens, mezzo-soprano) -- Hubička. Cradle song / Smetana (Jarmila, Novotna, soprano) -- Lucia de Lammermoor. Fra poco a me ricovero / Donizetti (Jan Peerce, tenor).
Call Number
*LZR 70997
Title
50 years of great operatic singing [sound recording].
Imprint
Camden, N.J. : RCA Victor, [1955]
Performer
Various performers.
Event
Recorded 1905-1951.
Selections recorded from "the vast files of RCA Victor and its European affiliates."
Language
Sung in Italian, French, English, German, Russian and Czech.
Added Author
Kolodin, Irving, 1908-
Tamagno, Francesco, 1850-1905.
Battistini, Mattia, 1856-1928.
Plançon, Pol, 1851-1914.
Patti, Adelina, 1843-1919.
Sembrich, Marcella, 1858-1935.
Melba, Nellie, Dame, 1861-1931.
Caruso, Enrico, 1873-1921.
Scotti, Antonio, 1866-1936.
Renaud, Maurice, 1861-1933.
Calvé, Emma, 1858-1942.
Farrar, Geraldine, 1882-1967.
Marsh, Lucy Isabelle.
McCormack, John, 1884-1945.
Matzenauer, Margarete, 1881-1963.
Amato, Pasquale.
Clément, Edmond, 1867-1928.
Destinnová, Ema, 1878-1930.
Hempel, Frieda, 1885-1955.
Muzio, Claudia, 1889-1936.
Alda, Frances.
Ruffo, Titta, 1877-1953.
Slezak, Leo, 1873-1946.
Gigli, Beniamino, 1890-1957.
Garden, Mary, 1874-1967.
Austral, Florence, 1894-1968.
Martinelli, Giovanni, 1885-1969.
Ponselle, Rosa, 1897-1981.
Pinza, Ezio.
Chaliapin, Fyodor Ivanovich, 1873-1938.
Galli-Curci, Amelita, 1882-1963.
Onégin, Sigrid, 1889-1943.
Koshetz, Nina, -1965.
Schipa, Tito, 1889-1965.
Lemnitz, Tiana.
Leider, Frida, 1888-1975.
Melchior, Lauritz.
Flagstad, Kirsten, 1895-1962.
Kipnis, Alexander, 1891-1978.
Pons, Lily, 1898-1976.
Rethberg, Elisabeth, 1894-1976.
Tibbett, Lawrence, 1896-1960.
Bampton, Rose.
Björling, Jussi, 1911-1960.
Raisa, Rosa, 1893-1963.
Souez, Ina.
Maynor, Dorothy.
Traubel, Helen.
Warren, Leonard, 1911-1960.
Teyte, Maggie, 1888-1976.
Milanov, Zinka.
Elmo, Cloe.
Albanese, Licia.
Merrill, Robert, 1917-2004.
Steber, Eleanor.
Stevens, Risë, 1913-2013.
Novotná, Jarmila, 1907-1994.
Peerce, Jan, 1904-1984.
Added Title
Fifty years of great operatic singing
Publisher No.
LCT 6701 RCA Victor
Research Call Number
*LZR 70997 Program notes on container.
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