1 CD / Musical Concepts / 2008-02-05Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Adelaide, song Op. 46; Franz Schubert: Frühlingsglaube, D 686/Op. 20 no 2; Der Jüngling an der Quelle, D 300; Schwanengesang, D 957; Die schöne Müllerin, D 7...
Performers: Albanese, Licia; Bjorling, Jussi; Calabrese, Franco; Campi, Enrico; Merrill, Robert [Baritone Vocals]; Milanov, Zinka [Soprano Vocal]; Schauwecker, Frederick; Warren, Leonard [Baritone Vocal]
Conductors: Perlea, Jonel; Cellini, Renato; Grevillius, Nils
"Bjorling was sadly underused as a concert singer; recordings of renowned recitals such as here offer glimpses of his musicianship even in unfamiliar territory... Included...continue...
2 CD / Musical Concepts / 2008-02-05Works: Giacomo Puccini: Manon Lescaut; Madama Butterfly; La bohème; Gianni Schicchi, opera
Performers: Albanese, Licia; Björling, Jussi; Calabrese, Franco; Campi, Enrico; Carlin, Mario; Di Stefano, Giuseppe; Merrill, Robert [Baritone Vocals]; Peerce, Jan [Tenor Vocals]; Rota, Anna Maria
Conductors: Perlea, Jonel; Bellezza, Vincenzo; Cellini, Renato
Ensemble: ; Rome Opera House Orchestra
"The sound may be limited, but no Puccinian should miss this, where Bjorling gives the finest ever interpretation on record of the role of Des...continue...