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His Last Performances 1959-1960

Album Summary

>Adam, Adolphe : Cantique de Noël, for voice & orchestra ("Minuit, Chrétiens," "O Holy Night")
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Die Ehre Gottes aus der Natur ("Himmel ruhmen des ewigen Ehre"), song for voice & piano, Op. 48/4
>Sibelius, Jean : But my Bird is Long in Homing (Men min fågel märks dock icke), song for voice & piano, Op. 36/2
>Sibelius, Jean : Sigh, sedges, sigh (Säv, säv, susa), song for voice & piano, Op. 36/4
>Handel, George Frideric : MEDLEY
>Bizet, Georges : Carmen, opera
>Grieg, Edvard : Songs (6), Op. 25
>Puccini, Giacomo : La bohème
>Puccini, Giacomo : Turandot
>Puccini, Giacomo : Manon Lescaut
>Gounod, Charles : Faust
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Il Trovatore
>Wagner, Richard : Lohengrin
>Wennerberg, Gunnar : Psalm no 4 (Hear me...)
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Cassette catalog number: 6315



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Works Details

>Adam, Adolphe : Cantique de Noël, for voice & orchestra ("Minuit, Chrétiens," "O Holy Night")
  • Performer: Jussi Björling
  • Conductor: Nils Grevillius
  • Running Time: 5 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1851

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Die Ehre Gottes aus der Natur ("Himmel ruhmen des ewigen Ehre"), song for voice & piano, Op. 48/4
  • Performer: Jussi Björling
  • Conductor: Nils Grevillius
  • Running Time: 2 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1800

>Sibelius, Jean : But my Bird is Long in Homing (Men min fågel märks dock icke), song for voice & piano, Op. 36/2
  • Performer: Jussi Björling
  • Conductor: Nils Grevillius
  • Running Time: 3 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: circa 1899

>Sibelius, Jean : Sigh, sedges, sigh (Säv, säv, susa), song for voice & piano, Op. 36/4
  • Performer: Jussi Björling
  • Conductor: Nils Grevillius
  • Running Time: 2 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1900

>Handel, George Frideric : MEDLEY :: Frondi tenere. . . Ombra mai fu
  • Performers: Jussi Björling; Frederick Schauwecker (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1738

>Bizet, Georges : Carmen, opera :: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée (Flower Song)
  • Performers: Jussi Björling; Frederick Schauwecker (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1873-1874

>Grieg, Edvard : Songs (6), Op. 25
  • Performers: Jussi Björling; Frederick Schauwecker (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1876

>Puccini, Giacomo : La bohème :: Che gelida manina
  • Performers: Jussi Björling; Frederick Schauwecker (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1896

>Puccini, Giacomo : Turandot :: Nessun dorma
  • Performers: Jussi Björling; Frederick Schauwecker (Piano)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1926.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1926

>Puccini, Giacomo : Manon Lescaut :: Senti...Ah! Manon, mi tradisce'
  • Performers: Jussi Björling; Bo Lundrg (Voice); Hjördis Schymberg
  • Conductor: Nils Grevillius
  • Notes: Composition written: 1893.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1893

>Puccini, Giacomo : Manon Lescaut :: 'Che avvien?...Ah! non v'avvicinate!
  • Performers: Jussi Björling; Bo Lundrg (Voice); Hjördis Schymberg
  • Conductor: Nils Grevillius
  • Notes: Composition written: 1893.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1893

>Gounod, Charles : Faust :: Quel trouble inconnu me pénètre
  • Performers: Jussi Björling; Elisabeth Söderström (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Jean Morel
  • Running Time: 6 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1856-1859

>Gounod, Charles : Faust :: Il se fait tard!...adieu!
  • Performers: Jussi Björling; Elisabeth Söderström (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Jean Morel
  • Running Time: 8 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1856-1859

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Il Trovatore :: Quale d'armi fragor. . . Ah sì, ben mio. . .
  • Performers: Jussi Björling; Hjördis Schymberg
  • Conductor: Herbert Sandberg
  • Running Time: 10 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1853

>Wagner, Richard : Lohengrin :: In fernem Land Gunnar
  • Performer: Jussi Björling
  • Running Time: 5 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1848

>Wennerberg, Gunnar : Psalm no 4 (Hear me...)
  • Performer: Jussi Björling
  • Running Time: 3 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic