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Great British Sopranos / Maggie Teyte, Isobel Baillie, Eva Turner, Margaret Sheridan

Audio Samples

>Weber, Carl Maria von : Oberon
>     Act 2. Ocean, thou mighty monster!
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Don Giovanni
>     Act 2. Misera Elvira... Mi tradi quell'alma ingrate
>Puccini, Giacomo : Madam Butterfly
>     Act 2. Act 2. One fine day
>     Act 1. Duet. Bimba dagli occhi
>     Act 2. Un bel di vedrimo
>     Act 2. E questo?
>Debussy, Claude : Pelleas et Melisande
>     Act 3. Mes longs cheveux
>Paladilhe, Emile : Psyché
>Hahn, Reynaldo [Composer] : Ciboulette
>     Ce n'etait pas la même chose
>Bizet, Georges : Chanson d'avril
>     "Lève-toi! lève-toi!", song for voice & piano (Vingt mélodies no 1)
>Debussy, Claude : Syrinx
>Duparc, Henri : Phidyle
>Chausson, Ernest : Poème de l'amour et de la mer, Op. 19
>Handel, George Frideric : Alessandro
>     Ne' trionfa d' Lusinghe piu care
>Handel, George Frideric : Semele
>     O Sleep! Why dost thou leave me?
>Purcell, Henry : The Fairy Queen
>     Act 5. Hark! The echoing air
>Delius, Frederick : Songs (7) from the Norwegian
>     Cradle Song
>     Evening Voices (Twilight Fancies)
>Delius, Frederick : The nightingale has a lyre of gold, song for voice & piano (or orchestra), RT v/25
>Adam, Adolphe : Le Toreador
>     Variations on a Nursery Theme 'Listen Mother, to my tale'
>Puccini, Giacomo : La Boheme
>     Act 1. Si, mi chiamano Mimi

Album Summary

>Weber, Carl Maria von : Oberon
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Don Giovanni
>Puccini, Giacomo : Madam Butterfly
>Debussy, Claude : Pelleas et Melisande
>Paladilhe, Emile : Psyché
>Hahn, Reynaldo [Composer] : Ciboulette
>Bizet, Georges : Chanson d'avril
>Debussy, Claude : Syrinx
>Duparc, Henri : Phidyle
>Chausson, Ernest : Poème de l'amour et de la mer, Op. 19
>Handel, George Frideric : Alessandro
>Handel, George Frideric : Semele
>Purcell, Henry : The Fairy Queen
>Delius, Frederick : Songs (7) from the Norwegian
>Delius, Frederick : The nightingale has a lyre of gold, song for voice & piano (or orchestra), RT v/25
>Adam, Adolphe : Le Toreador
>Puccini, Giacomo : La Boheme
Performers Conductors Ensemble
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Notes & Reviews:

Regis presents a selection of pre-war performances by Great British sopranos in repertoire which secured their reputations. Familiar figures such as Maggie Teyte, Isobel Baillie, Margaret Sheridan, and Eva Turner feature alongside less well known artists - Mary Garden, Elsie Suddaby, Miriam Licette, Joan Cross, Dora Labette, Gwen Catley, and Agnes Nicholls.



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Works Details

>Weber, Carl Maria von : Oberon :: Act 2. Ocean, thou mighty monster!
  • Performers: Agnes Nicholls (Soprano); Agnes Nicholls (Soprano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1825-1826

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Don Giovanni :: Act 2. Misera Elvira... Mi tradi quell'alma ingrate
  • Performers: Miriam Licette (Soprano); Miriam Licette (Soprano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1787

>Puccini, Giacomo : Madam Butterfly :: Act 2. Act 2. One fine day
  • Performers: Eva Turner (Soprano); Eva Turner (Soprano)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1904.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1904

>Debussy, Claude : Pelleas et Melisande :: Act 3. Mes longs cheveux
  • Performers: Mary Garden (Soprano); Mary Garden (Soprano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1893-1902

>Paladilhe, Emile : Psyché
  • Performers: Maggie Teyte (Soprano); Maggie Teyte (Soprano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Hahn, Reynaldo [Composer] : Ciboulette :: Ce n'etait pas la même chose
  • Performers: Gerald Moore (Piano); Gerald Moore (Piano); Maggie Teyte (Soprano); Maggie Teyte (Soprano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1923

>Bizet, Georges : Chanson d'avril :: "Lève-toi! lève-toi!", song for voice & piano (Vingt mélodies no 1)
  • Performers: Maggie Teyte (Soprano); Maggie Teyte (Soprano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1866

>Debussy, Claude : Syrinx
  • Performers: Maggie Teyte (Soprano); Maggie Teyte (Soprano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1897

>Duparc, Henri : Phidylé
  • Performers: Maggie Teyte (Soprano); Maggie Teyte (Soprano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1882

>Chausson, Ernest : Poème de l'amour et de la mer, Op. 19
  • Performers: Maggie Teyte (Soprano); Maggie Teyte (Soprano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1886

>Handel, George Frideric : Alessandro :: Ne' trionfa d' Lusinghe piu care
  • Performers: Isobel Baillie (Soprano); Isobel Baillie (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Malcolm Sargent
  • Notes: Composition written: 1726.
  • Running Time: 6 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1726

>Handel, George Frideric : Semele :: O Sleep! Why dost thou leave me?
  • Performers: Elsie Suddaby (Soprano); Elsie Suddaby (Soprano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1743

>Purcell, Henry : The Fairy Queen :: Act 5. Hark! The echoing air
  • Performers: Elsie Suddaby (Soprano); Elsie Suddaby (Soprano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1689

>Delius, Frederick : Songs (7) from the Norwegian :: Cradle Song
  • Performers: Thomas Beecham (Piano); Thomas Beecham (Piano); Dora Labette (Soprano); Dora Labette (Soprano)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1890.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1890

>Delius, Frederick : The nightingale has a lyre of gold, song for voice & piano (or orchestra), RT v/25
  • Performers: Thomas Beecham (Piano); Thomas Beecham (Piano); Dora Labette (Soprano); Dora Labette (Soprano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1910

>Delius, Frederick : Songs (7) from the Norwegian :: Evening Voices (Twilight Fancies)
  • Performers: Thomas Beecham (Piano); Thomas Beecham (Piano); Dora Labette (Soprano); Dora Labette (Soprano)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1890.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1890

>Adam, Adolphe : Le Toreador :: Variations on a Nursery Theme 'Listen Mother, to my tale'
  • Performers: Gwen Catley (Soprano); Gwen Catley (Soprano); Lionel Solomon (Flute); Lionel Solomon (Flute)
  • Conductor: Eric Robinson
  • Running Time: 4 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1849

>Puccini, Giacomo : Madam Butterfly :: Act 1. Duet. Bimba dagli occhi
  • Performers: Margaret Sheridan (Voice); Margaret Sheridan (Voice); Aureliano Pertile; Aureliano Pertile
  • Conductor: Carlo Sabajno
  • Notes: Composition written: 1904.
  • Running Time: 8 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1904

>Puccini, Giacomo : Madam Butterfly :: Act 2. Un bel di vedrimo
  • Performers: Margaret Sheridan (Voice); Margaret Sheridan (Voice)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1904.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1904

>Puccini, Giacomo : Madam Butterfly :: Act 2. E questo?
  • Performers: Margaret Sheridan (Voice); Margaret Sheridan (Voice)
  • Conductor: Eugene Goossens
  • Notes: Composition written: 1904.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1904

>Puccini, Giacomo : La Boheme :: Act 1. Si, mi chiamano Mimi
  • Performers: Margaret Sheridan (Voice); Margaret Sheridan (Voice)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1896