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The Golden Age of Singing Vol 3 - 1920-1930

Album Summary

>Gounod, Charles : Romeo et Juliette
>Giordano, Umberto : Andrea Chenier
>Korngold, Erich Wolfgang : Die tote Stadt (The Dead City)
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Don Giovanni
>Bellini, Vincenzo : I Puritani, opera
>Bizet, Georges : Carmen, opera
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Die Entführung aus dem Serail (The Abduction from the Seraglio), opera, K. 384
>Mascagni, Pietro : Cavalleria rusticana, opera (melodramma) in 1 act
>Donizetti, Gaetano : Dom Sebastien
>Rossini, Gioachino : Il barbiere di Siviglia
>Pena, Eugeno Díaz de la : Benvenuto Cellini, opera
>Puccini, Giacomo : La bohème
>Suppe, Franz v. : Die schone Galathee (The Beautiful Galatea), operetta
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Rigoletto
>Alfano, Franco : Risurrezione
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492
>Massenet, Jules : Don Quichotte
>Arrieta, Emilio : Marina, zarzuela in 3 acts
>Leoncavallo, Ruggero : Pagliacci, opera
>Verdi, Giuseppe : I vespri siciliani
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Aida, opera
>Wagner, Richard : The Flying Dutchman
>Gluck, Christoph Willibald : La rencontre imprevue
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Il Trovatore
>Lortzing, Albert : Der Wildschütz
>Borodin, Alexander : Prince Igor
>Bellini, Vincenzo : Norma, opera
>Puccini, Giacomo : Turandot
>Wagner, Richard : Lohengrin
>Massenet, Jules : Werther
>Meyerbeer, Giacomo : Die Hugenoten
>Handel, George Frideric : Berenice, Regina d'Egitto, HWV 38
>Wagner, Richard : Tannhäuser
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Otello
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Un ballo in maschera
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Notes & Reviews:

This special 2-CD collection represents the third volume in a mini-series presenting 50 years of great voices on record. With all tracks culled from the highly acclaimed Prima Voce series, the set highlights the singers of the third decade of the 20th century.



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Works Details

>Gounod, Charles : Roméo et Juliette :: Je veux vivre dans ce rève (Waltz Song)
  • Performer: Lucrezia Bori (Soprano)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1865-71.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1865-1871

>Giordano, Umberto : Andrea Chénier :: Un di, all'azzuro spazio
  • Performer: Beniamino Gigli (Voice)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1896.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1896

>Korngold, Erich Wolfgang : Die tote Stadt (The Dead City) :: Glück, das mir verblieb
  • Performer: Maria Jeritza (Soprano)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1920.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1920

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Don Giovanni :: Or sai chi l'onore
  • Performer: Frida Leider (Soprano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1787

>Bellini, Vincenzo : I Puritani, opera :: Son vergin vezzosa
  • Performer: Amelita Galli-Curci (Voice)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1835

>Bizet, Georges : Carmen, opera :: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée
  • Performer: Richard Tauber (Tenor)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1873-1874

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Die Entführung aus dem Serail (The Abduction from the Seraglio), opera, K. 384 :: Martern aller Arten
  • Performer: Maria Ivogün (Soprano)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1782.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1782

>Mascagni, Pietro : Cavalleria rusticana, opera (melodramma) in 1 act :: O Lola (Siciliana)
  • Performer: Aureliano Pertile (Voice)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Donizetti, Gaetano : Dom Sébastien :: Deserto in terra solo
  • Performer: Alfred Piccaver (Tenor)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1843.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1843

>Rossini, Gioachino : Il barbiere di Siviglia :: Una voce poco fa
  • Performer: Toti Monte (Voice)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1816

>Eugeno Díaz de la Pena : Benvenuto Cellini, opera :: De l'art splendeur immortelle
  • Performer: Giuseppe de Luca (Baritone)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta

>Puccini, Giacomo : La bohème :: Mimi è una civetta
  • Performer: Antonio Cortis (Tenor)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1896

>Franz von Suppé (Composer/Conductor) (1819 - 1895) : Die schöne Galathee (The Beautiful Galatea), operetta :: Trinklied
  • Performer: Lotte Schoene (Voice)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1865.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1865

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Rigoletto :: Pari siamo
  • Performer: Carlo Galeffi (Baritone)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1851

>Alfano, Franco : Risurrezione :: Dieu de grâce
  • Performer: Mary Garden (Soprano)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1904.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1904

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492 :: Voi che sapete?
  • Performer: Elisabeth Schumann (Voice)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1786

>Massenet, Jules : Don Quichotte :: Death Scene
  • Performers: Feodor Chaliapin (Voice); Olive Kline (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Rosario Bourdon
  • Running Time: 8 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta

>Arrieta, Emilio : Marina, zarzuela in 3 acts :: Brinis, A beber
  • Performers: Emilio Sagi-Baba (Voice); Miguel Fleta (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Maestro Gelabert
  • Running Time: 4 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1871

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492 :: Porgi amor
  • Performer: Lotte Lehmann (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Manfred Gurlitt
  • Running Time: 4 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1786

>Leoncavallo, Ruggero : Pagliacci, opera :: No, Pagliaccio non son
  • Performers: Grace Anthony (Soprano); Giovanni Martinelli (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Giulio Setti
  • Running Time: 4 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1892

>Verdi, Giuseppe : I vespri siciliani :: O Patria...O tu Palermo
  • Performer: Ezio Pinza (Bass)
  • Conductor: Rosario Bourdon
  • Running Time: 4 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1855

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Aida, opera :: O Patria mia
  • Performer: Elisabeth Rethberg (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Fritz Zweig
  • Notes: Composition written: 1871.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1871

>Wagner, Richard : The Flying Dutchman :: Wie aus der Ferne
  • Performer: Friedrich Schorr (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Leo Blech
  • Notes: Composition written: 1841.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1841

>Gluck, Christoph Willibald : La rencontre imprévue :: C'est un torrent impétu
  • Performer: Lucien Fugere (Voice)
  • Notes: Composition written: Germany.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Il Trovatore :: Il balen del suo sorriso
  • Performers: Guglielmo Masini (Bass); Apollo Granforte (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Carlo Sabajno
  • Running Time: 6 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1853

>Lortzing, Albert : Der Wildschütz :: Wie freundlich strahlt
  • Performer: Gerhard Hüsch (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Frieder Weissmann
  • Notes: Composition written: 1842.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1842

>Borodin, Alexander : Prince Igor :: Jaroslavana's aria
  • Performer: Nina Koshetz (Soprano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1869-1887

>Bellini, Vincenzo : Norma, opera :: Meco all'altar di venere
  • Performer: Giacomo Lauri-Volpi (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Rosario Bourdon
  • Running Time: 3 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1831

>Puccini, Giacomo : Turandot :: In questa reggia
  • Performer: Eva Turner (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Stanford Robinson
  • Notes: Composition written: 1926.
  • Running Time: 5 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1926

>Wagner, Richard : Lohengrin :: Einsam in trüben tagen (Elsa's Dream)
  • Performer: Hina Spani (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Carlo Sabajno
  • Running Time: 4 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1848

>Massenet, Jules : Werther :: Va laisse couler
  • Performer: Ninon Vallin (Voice)
  • Conductor: Gustave Cloez
  • Running Time: 2 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta

>Meyerbeer, Giacomo : Die Hugenoten :: Nobles seigneurs
  • Performer: Sigrid Onegin (Alto)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1836

>Handel, George Frideric : Berenice, Regina d'Egitto, HWV 38 :: Si tra i ceppi
  • Performer: Alexander Kipnis (Voice)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1737

>Wagner, Richard : Tannhäuser :: Imbrunst im Herzen..Dah sah ich ihn
  • Performer: Lauritz Melchior (Voice)
  • Conductor: Albert Coates
  • Running Time: 7 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1843-1865

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Otello :: Ora e per sempre addio
  • Performer: Renato Zanelli (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Carlo Sabajno
  • Running Time: 2 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1887

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Un ballo in maschera :: Eri tu
  • Performer: Lawrence Tibbett (Voice)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1859