The Resource The record of singing, 1899-1952

The record of singing, 1899-1952

Label
The record of singing, 1899-1952
Title
The record of singing, 1899-1952
Subject
Genre
Language
  • lat
  • ita
  • fre
  • ger
  • eng
  • hun
  • rus
  • cze
  • lat
  • ita
  • fre
  • ger
  • eng
  • hun
  • rus
  • cze
  • lat
Summary
"This is the first of two sets, taking in every major singer from the earliest vocal recordings in 1899 up to 1952. All the recordings are drawn from the original four volumes of the Record of Singing, issued by EMI between 1977 and 1989, and they have been newly reprocessed at Abbey Road Studios using the latest audio restoration technology"--Container
Accompanying matter
historical information
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
782.1
Form of composition
multiple forms
Format of music
not applicable
Language note
Sung in Latin, Italian, French, German, English, Hungarian, Russian, and Czech; many in translation
LC call number
M1505
LC item number
.R43 2009
Music parts
not applicable
NLM call number
50999 2 28956 2 2
NLM item number
EMI
PerformerNote
Various performers and ensembles
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Operas
  • Operas
  • Songs with instrumental ensemble
  • Songs with piano
  • Songs with orchestra
  • Vocal duets with orchestra
  • Oratorios
  • Masses
  • Songs (High voice) with guitar
  • Masses
  • Operas
  • Operas
  • Oratorios
  • Songs (High voice) with guitar
  • Songs with instrumental ensemble
  • Songs with orchestra
  • Songs with piano
  • Vocal duets with orchestra
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The record of singing, 1899-1952
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • EMI Classics: 50999 2 28956 2 2 (50999 2 28958 2 0, 50999 2 28960 2 5, 50999 2 36837 2 3, 50999 2 36838 2 2, 50999 2 36839 2 1, 50999 2 36840 2 7, 50999 2 36841 2 6, 50999 2 36842 2 5, 50999 2 36843 2 4, 50999 2 36844 2 3)
  • Principally opera arias and songs with piano or orchestra acc
  • "This is the first of two sets, taking in every major singer from the earliest vocal recordings in 1899 up to 1952. All the recordings are drawn from the original four volumes of The record of singing, issued by EMI between 1977 and 1989, and they have been newly reprocessed at Abbey Road Studios using the latest audio restoration technology"--Container
  • Compact discs
  • Program notes by Tony Locantro and John Steane, in English with German and French translations (63 p.) inserted in container
Capture and storage technique
  • acoustical capture direct storage
  • direct storage not acoustical
  • analog electrical storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • L'été
  • Thomas (Titta Ruffo, baritone ; Coro e Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano ; Carlo Sabajno, conductor)
  • (3:50)
  • Chaminade
  • (Emma Albani, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • (2:15)
  • Le nozze di Figaro.
  • Sull'aria-- Che soave zeffiretto
  • Mozart (Marcella Sembrich, Emma Eames, sopranos ; with orchestra)
  • (2:58)
  • Les anges pleurent
  • Bemberg (Nellie Melba, soprano ; Gabriel Lapierre, piano)
  • Disc 1.
  • (2:01)
  • Manon Lescaut.
  • C'est l'histoire amoureuse
  • Aubert (Ellen Beach Yaw, soprano ; with piano acc.)
  • (1:24)
  • Im Mai
  • Goldschmidt (Blanche Marchesi, soprano ; Bruno Seidler-Winkler, piano)
  • (2:52)
  • Hunyadi László.
  • Ah rebéges, a mi vadúl
  • Ave Maria
  • Erkel (Lillian Nordica, soprano ; Romayne Simmons, piano)
  • (3:03)
  • Mattinata
  • Tosti (Geraldine Farrar, soprano ; with piano acc.)
  • (2:57)
  • Orfeo.
  • Away with mourning and crying
  • Gluck (Louise Homer, soprano ; with piano acc.)
  • (3:34)
  • Simon the cellarer
  • Bach ; Gounod (Alessandro Moreschi, castrato, with piano and violin acc.)
  • Hatton (Charles Santley, baritone ; with piano acc.)
  • (2:49)
  • Dichterliebe.
  • Ich grolle nicht
  • Lied eines Schmiedes
  • Schumann (George Henschel, baritone, piano)
  • (2:59)
  • La chanson de Fortunio.
  • Sérénade
  • Offenbach (Emilio de Gogorza, baritone ; with orchestra ; Josef Pasternack, conductor)
  • (3:12)
  • (2:12)
  • Otello.
  • Era la notte
  • Verdi (Victor Maurel, baritone ; with piano acc.)
  • (3:01)
  • Per valli, per boschi
  • Blangini (Charles Gilibert, baritone ; Nellie Melba, soprano ; with orchestra ; Walter B. Rogers, conductor)
  • (2:10)
  • Embarquez-vous?
  • Godard (Pol Plançon, bass ; with piano acc.)
  • La sonnambula.
  • (2:22)
  • Martha.
  • Chi mi dira =
  • The porter's song
  • Flotow (Édouard de Reszke, bass ; Charles A. Prince, piano)
  • (2:06)
  • Carmen.
  • L'amour est un oiseau rebelle : habanera
  • Bizet (Emma Calvé, soprano ; Remualdo Sapio, piano)
  • (2:39)
  • Ah! non credea
  • Aïda.
  • Les mots sacrés
  • Verdi
  • (Félia Litvinne, soprano ; with piano acc.)
  • (2:57)
  • Le jongleur de Notre Dame.
  • Liberté!
  • Massenet (Mary Garden, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • (3:11)
  • Amour, amour
  • Bellini (Adelina Patti, soprano ; Alfredo Barili, piano)
  • Tosti (Mattia Battistini, baritone ; Carlo Sabajno, piano)
  • (2:58)
  • L'elisir d'amore.
  • Come Paride vezzoso
  • Donizetti (Antonio Scotti, baritone ; with piano acc.)
  • (3:09)
  • Adriana Lecouvreur.
  • Bene! Benissimo!
  • Cilèa (Giuseppe de Luca, baritone ; Francesco Cilea, piano)
  • (2:34)
  • (3:22)
  • L'elisir d'amore.
  • Udite! Udite!
  • Donizetti (Antonio Pini-Corsi, baritone)
  • (5:05)
  • I due Foscari.
  • Questa dunque
  • Verdi (Pasquale Amato, baritone ; with chorus and orchestra)
  • (3:04)
  • Hamlet.
  • O vin, discaccia la tristezza : brindisi
  • Otello.
  • Niun mi tema
  • Verdi (Francesco Tamagno, tenor ; with piano acc.)
  • (4:03)
  • Andrea Chénier.
  • Colpito qui m'avete-- Un dì all'azzurro spazio
  • Giordano (Giovanni Zenatello, tenor ; with piano acc.)
  • (2:33)
  • L'elisir d'amore.
  • Una furtiva lagrima
  • Disc 2.
  • Donizetti (Enrico Caruso, tenor ; Salvatore Cottone, piano)
  • (3:18)
  • The queen of spades.
  • It is midnight
  • Tchaikovsky (Medea Mei-Figner, soprano ; with piano accompaniment)
  • (sung in Russian) 3:29)
  • Olga.
  • La via, o Dio-- E lo sapevi
  • Gianelli (Olimpia Boronat, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • (3:37)
  • Luna-lù
  • Cavalleria rusticana.
  • Voi lo sapete, o mamma
  • Mascagni (Gemma Bellincioni, soprano ; with piano acc.)
  • (3:14)
  • La Bohème.
  • Mimì Pinson
  • Leoncavallo (Rosina Storchio, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • (2:23)
  • Mireille. O d'amor messagera
  • Gounod (Luisa Tetrazzini, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • Ricciardi (Fernando de Lucia, tenor ; with chorus and orchestra)
  • (2:46)
  • La dame blanche.
  • Ce domaine
  • Boieldieu (Marie Gutheil-Schoder, soprano ; Franz Naval, tenor ; with piano acc.)
  • (3:03)
  • Lucia di Lammermoor. In tiefem Schweigen
  • Donizetti (Frieda Hempel, soprano ; with orchestra ; Herr Kark, conductor)
  • (6:32)
  • Rigoletto.
  • Caro nome
  • (2:42)
  • Verdi (Selma Kurz, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • (3:07)
  • Don Giovanni.
  • Or sai chi l'onore
  • Mozart (Lilli Lehmann, soprano ; with piano acc.)
  • (2:59)
  • Oberon.
  • Ozean, du Ungeheuer!
  • Weber (Anna Bahr-Mildenburg, soprano ; with piano acc.)
  • (2:28)
  • Paride ed Elena.
  • Don Giovanni.
  • In quali eccessi!-- Mi tradì
  • Mozart (Johanna Gadski, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • (4:40)
  • Dalibor.
  • Jac je mi
  • Smetana (Emmy Destinn, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • (2:27)
  • Bolero.
  • Leggiero invisibile
  • Spiagge amate
  • Arditi (Ernestine Schumann-Heink, contralto ; with orchestra)
  • (3:57)
  • Dalibor.
  • Blickst du, mein Freund
  • Smetana (Hermann Winkelmann, tenor ; with piano acc.)
  • (3:10)
  • Die Königin von Saba.
  • Magisch Töne
  • Goldmark (Leo Slezak, tenor ; wtih piano acc.)
  • (3:08)
  • Gluck (Alessandro Bonci, tenor ; with piano acc.)
  • Die Walküre.
  • Leb wohl, du kühnes, herrliches Kind
  • Wagner (Anton von Rooy, baritone ; with piano acc.)
  • (2:35)
  • The golden cockerel.
  • Hymn to the sun
  • Rimsky-Korsakov (Antonina Nezhdanova, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • (sung in Russian) (3:04)
  • Oprichnik.
  • I swear before God and thee
  • (2:48)
  • Tchaikovsky (Nicolai Figner, tenor ; with piano acc.)
  • (sung in Russian) (2:11)
  • Dobrynia Nikitich.
  • Flowers were blooming
  • Gretchaninov (Leonid Sobinov, tenor ; with orchestra)
  • (sung in Russian) (3:11)
  • (3:49)
  • O give me oblivion
  • Napravnik (Dimitri Smirnov, tenor ; with orchestra)
  • (sung in Russian) (3:30)
  • L'africaine.
  • Pays merveilleux-- Ô paradis
  • Meyerbeer (Fernand Ansseau, tenor ; with orchestra)
  • (3:14)
  • La coupe du roi de Thulé.
  • It est venu ce jour de lutte
  • Disc 3.
  • Diaz (Dinh Gilly, baritone ; with orchestra)
  • (6:27)
  • Le reine de Saba.
  • Sous les pieds
  • Gounod (Marcel Journet, bass ; with orchestra)
  • (4:28)
  • Monna Vanna.
  • Ce n'est pas un vieillard
  • Février (Jean-Émile Vanni Marcoux, bass ; with orchestra ; Piero Coppola, conductor)
  • (4:35)
  • Iolanthe.
  • Louise.
  • Depuis le jour
  • Charpentier (Marie-Louise Edvina, soprano ; with orchestra ; Percy Pitt, conductor)
  • (4:33)
  • Antar.
  • Air de l'oasis
  • Dupont (Fanny Heldy, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • (3:06)
  • Variations du Carneval de Venise
  • Massé (Gabrielle Ritter-Ciampi, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • My Lord, if I offend
  • (3:23)
  • Adriana Lecouvreur.
  • Del sultano Amuratte-- Io son l'unile ancella
  • Cilèa (Claudia Muzio, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • (3:50)
  • Manon.
  • Ah mi rendi il tuo cor-- La tua mano non è
  • Massenet (Carmen Melis, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • (3:17)
  • Isabeau.
  • Tchaikovsky (Lev Sibiriakov, bass ; with orchestra)
  • Questo mio bianco manto
  • Mascagni (Gilda dalla Rizza, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • (3:07)
  • La sonnambula.
  • A te diletta-- Come per me sereno-- Sovra il sen
  • Bellini (Amelita Galli-Curci, soprano ; with orchestra ; Josef Pasternack, conductor)
  • (6:58)
  • La perla de Triana
  • Yradier (Elvira de Hidalgo, soprano ; with piano acc.)
  • (2:16)
  • (sung in Russian) (2:59)
  • Il segreto di Susanna.
  • O gioia la nube
  • Wolf-Ferrari (Lucrezia Bori, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • (4:03)
  • Mefistofele.
  • Dai campi, dai prati
  • Boito (Beniamino Gigli, tenor ; with orchestra)
  • (2:28)
  • I puritani.
  • Vieni fra questa braccia
  • Robert le diable.
  • Bellini (Hipolito Lazaro, tenor ; with orchestra)
  • (1:35)
  • Carmen.
  • Il fior che avevi a me tu dato
  • Bizet (Miguel Fleta, tenor ; with orchestra ; Carlo Sabajno, conductor)
  • (4:06)
  • Andrea Chénier.
  • Un dì all'azzurro spazio
  • Giordano (Bernardo de Muro, tenor ; with orchestra ; Carlo Sabajno, conductor)
  • (4:34)
  • Le rovine-- Suore, che riposate
  • Meyerbeer (Feodor Chaliapin, bass ; with orchestra ; Rosario Bourdon, conductor)
  • (3:15)
  • Germania.
  • Orsù, finiam-- Ascolta, io morirò
  • Franchetti (Riccardo Stracciari, baritone ; with orchestra)
  • (2:35)
  • Loreley.
  • Ah! dunque ei m'amerà
  • Catalani (Frances Alda, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • (3:39)
  • War schöner als der schönste Tag : canzonetta
  • Disc 4.
  • Loewe (Alma Gluck, soprano ; Francis Lapitino, harp ; with orchestra ; Richard Hageman, conductor)
  • (2:48)
  • Chanson triste
  • Duparc (Eva Gauthier, soprano ; with piano acc.)
  • (3:35)
  • L'éclair.
  • Call me thine own
  • Halévy (Mabel Garrison, soprano ; with orchestra ; Josef Pasternack, conductor)
  • (4:16)
  • Ernani.
  • Ernani.
  • Surta è la notte-- Ernarni, Ernani, involami
  • Verdi (Rosa Ponselle, soprano ; with orchestra ; Rosario Bourdon, conductor)
  • (4:38)
  • Gianni Schicchi.
  • O mio babbino caro
  • Puccini (Florence Easton, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • (2:25)
  • La Bohème.
  • Che gelida manina
  • Puccini (Charles Hackett, tenor ; with orchestra)
  • Mercé, diletti amici-- Come regiada al cespite
  • (4:32)
  • Her bright smile haunts me still
  • Wrighton (Edward Johnson, tenor ; with orchestra ; Josef Pasternack, conductor)
  • (3:13)
  • Silvana.
  • So soll denn dieses Herz
  • Weber (Alfred Piccaver, tenor ; with orchestra)
  • (4:16)
  • Queen of the earth
  • Pinsuti (Joseph Hislop, tenor ; with piano acc.)
  • Verdi (Giovanni Martinelli, tenor ; with orchestra ; Watler B. Rogers, conductor)
  • (4:29)
  • Morning hymn
  • Henschel (Gervase Elwes, tenor ; with piano acc.)
  • (2:24)
  • Before my window : op. 26, no. 10
  • Rachmaninov (John McCormack, tenor ; Fritz Kreisler, violin ; Edwin Schneider, piano)
  • (1:57)
  • Il Pompeo.
  • O cessate di piagarmi
  • A. Scarlatti (Reinald Werrenrath, baritone ; with orchestra ; Ted Levy, conductor)
  • (3:27)
  • (1:12)
  • Israel in Egypt.
  • The Lord is a man of war
  • Handel (Peter Dawson, baritone ; Robert Radford, bass ; with orchestra ; George W. Byng, conductor)
  • (4:15)
  • Fidelio.
  • Abscheulicher!-- Komm, Hoffnung
  • Beethoven (Helen Wildbrunn, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • (8:05)
  • Die Walküre.
  • La favorita.
  • Hojotoho!
  • Wagner (Gertrude Kappel, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • (2:13)
  • Oberon.
  • Ozean, du Ungeheuer
  • Weber (Frida Leider, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • (7:50)
  • A tanto amor
  • Donizetti (Renato Zanelli, baritone ; with orchestra ; Josef Pasternack, conductor)
  • (3:52)
  • Ariadne auf Naxos.
  • Es gibt ein Reich
  • Richard Strauss (Maria Jeritza, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • (6:33)
  • Wiegenlied : op. 41, no. 1
  • Richard Strauss (Elena Gerhardt, mezzo-soprano ; Arthur Nikisch, piano)
  • (3:55)
  • Die schöne Magelone : op. 33.
  • Muss es eine Trennung geben
  • Disc 5.
  • Brahms (Julia Culp, soprano ; Coenraad von Bos, piano)
  • (3:57)
  • Fidelio.
  • Hat man nicht auch Gold beineben
  • Beethoven (Richard Mayr, bass ; with orchestra)
  • (2:25)
  • Eugene Onegin.
  • Ein jeder kennt
  • Tchaikovsky (Alexander Kipnis, bass ; with orchestra)
  • (4:14)
  • Mignon.
  • Idomeneo. Noch tönt mir ein Meer im Busen
  • Mozart (Hermann Jadlowker, tenor ; with orchestra)
  • (4:21)
  • Tannhäuser.
  • Dir töne Lob
  • Wagner (Lauritz Melchior, tenor ; London Symphony Orchestra ; Sir John Barbirolli, conductor)
  • (3:38)
  • Die Walküre.
  • Winterstürme wichen dem Wonnemond
  • Wagner (Max Lorenz, tenor ; Berlin State Opera Orchestra ; Ernst Viebig, conductor)
  • Dort bei ihm ist sie jetzt
  • (2:36)
  • Königsballade.
  • Euren König
  • Willie (Helge Rosvaenge, tenor ; Berlin State Opera Orchestra ; Bruno Seidler-Winkler, conductor)
  • (3:52)
  • Die Fledermaus.
  • Dieser Anstand
  • Johann Strauss II (Richard Tauber, tenor ; Vera Schwarz, soprano ; Berlin Staatskapelle ; Frieder Weissmann, conductor)
  • (3:50)
  • Der Evangelimann.
  • Thomas (Claire Dux, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • Selig sind
  • Kielzl (Marcel Wittrisch, tenor ; children's chorus ; Berlin State Opera Orchestra ; Cornelius Kun, conductor)
  • (4:00)
  • Die tote Stadt.
  • Glück, das mir verblieb
  • Korngold (Josef Schmidt, tenor ; with orchestra ; Otto Dobrindt, conductor)
  • (3:12)
  • Der Wachtelschlag
  • Beethoven (Karl Erb, tenor ; Bruno Seidler-Winkler, piano)
  • (3:55)
  • (4:08)
  • Hänsel und Gretel.
  • Ra-la-la-la-- Ach, wir armen
  • Humperdinck (Gerhard Hüsch, baritone ; with unnamed soprano ; Berlin State Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Hanns Udo Müller, conductor)
  • (4:19)
  • Das Nachtlager in Granada.
  • Ein Schütz bin ich
  • Kreutzer (Willi Domgraf-Fassbaender, baritone ; Berlin State Opera Orchestra ; Erich Orthmann, conductor)
  • (2:20)
  • Schwanengesang : D957.
  • Die Stadt
  • Rigoletto.
  • Schubert (Herbert Janssen, baritone ; Gerald Moore, piano)
  • (2:52)
  • Elijah.
  • Herr Gott Abrahams
  • Mendelssohn (Friedrich Schorr, bass-baritone ; London Symphony Orchestra ; Sir John Barbirolli, conductor)
  • (3:43)
  • Le prophète.
  • Ô prêtres de Baal
  • Meyerbeer (Sigrid Onegin, contralto ; with orchestra ; Rosario Bourdon, conductor)
  • (4:31)
  • Teurer Name
  • Verdi (Maria Ivogün, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • Disc 6. Marienlied / Marx (Elisabeth Schumann, soprano ; Vienna State Orchestra ; Karl Alwin, conductor) (2:52) -- The tsar's bride. In Novgorod / Rimsky-Korsakov (Miliza Korjus, soprano ; Berlin State Opera Orchestra ; Bruno Seidler-Winkler, conductor) (3:59) -- Weine du nicht / Oboussier (Erna Berger, soprano ; Hans Walter Schleif, oboe ; Eta Harich-Schneider, harpsichord) (2:53) -- Arabella. Nacht dem Matteo? / Richard Strauss (Tiana Lemnitz, soprano ; Berlin State Opera Orchestra ; Bruno Seidler-Winkler, conductor) (4:26) -- La bohème. Man nennt mich jetzt mur Mimì / Puccini (Maria Cebotari, soprano ; Berlin State Opera Orchestra ; Fritz Zweig, conductor) (4:10) -- L'africaine. Leb wohl, freundliches Gestade / Meyerbeer (Elisabeth Rethberg, soprano ; Odeon Opera Orchestra ; Frieder Weissmann, conductor) (3:08) -- Der Rosenkavalier. Oh, sei Er gut, Quinquin / Richard Strauss (Lotte Lehmann, soprano ; Berlin State Opera Orchestra ; Manfred Gurlitt, conductor) (4:09) -- Waldeinsamkeit : op. 76, no. 3 / Reger (Maria Müller, soprano ; Ivor Newton, piano) (1:52) -- Siegfried. Ewig war ich / Wagner (Nanny Larsen-Todsen, soprano ; with orchestra ; Eduard Mörike, conductor) (4:02) -- I zingari in fiera. Chi vuol la zingarella / Paisiello (Conchita Supervia, mezzo-soprano ; with orchestra ; Maestro Capdevila, conductor) (1:58) -- I lombardi. Te, vergin santa / Verdi (Giannina Arangi-Lombardi, soprano ; with orchestra ; Lorenzo Molajoli, conductor) (3:44) -- La forza del destino. Pace, pace mio Dio / Verdi (Dusolina Giannini, soprano ; with orchestra ; Sir John Barbirolli, conductor) (4:15) -- Siberia. Qual vergogna / Giordano (Maria Caniglia, soprano ; Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano ; Giuseppe Antonicelli, conductor) (2:38) -- La fanciulla del West. L'amore è un'altra cosa/Laggiù nel Solidad / Puccini (Gina Cigna, soprano ; with orchestra ; Lorenzo Molajoli, conductor) (2:37) -- Madama Butterfly. Con onor muore / Puccini (Margaret Sheridan, soprano ; Browning Mummery, tenor ; with orchestra) (4:30) -- Manon Lescaut. In quelle trine morbide / Puccini (Licia Albanese, soprano ; with orchestra ; Dino Olivieri, conductor) (2:35) -- Il Guarany. Gentile di cuore / Gomes (Bidu Sayão, soprano ; Orchestra of RCA Victor Brasiliana ; Maestro Giannetti, conductor) (3:29) -- Maori lullaby / James (Toti dal Monte, soprano ; Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano ; Carlo Sabajno, conductor) (2:57) -- Rigoletto. Gualtier Maldé/Caro nome / Verdi (Lina Pagliughi, soprano ; Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano ; Carlo Sabajno, conductor) (4:52) -- Requiem. Confutatis maledictis / Verdi (Ezio Pinza, bass ; Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano ; Carlo Sabajno, conductor) (3:31) -- Crispino e la comare. Fermola!/Dapprima, figuratevi / Ricci (Salvatore Baccaloni, bass ; Irma Mion, soprano ; with orchestra ; Lorenzo Molajoli, conductor) (3:12) -- Falstaff. L'onore! Ladri! / Verdi (Mariano Stabile, baritone ; with orchestra ; Lorenzo Molajoli, conductor) (3:19)
  • Werther.
  • Tradure-- Ah! non mi ridestar
  • Massenet (Tito Schipa, tenor ; Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano ; Franco Ghione, conductor)
  • (3:42)
  • Manon Lescaut.
  • Donna non vidi mai
  • Puccini (Francesco Merli, tenor ; with orchestra ; Lorenzo Molajoli, conductor)
  • (2:36)
  • Aprile
  • Tosti (Beniamino Gigli, tenor ; with orchestra ; Lawrance Collingwood, conductor)
  • Disc 7.
  • (4:01)
  • Manon Lescaut.
  • Che avvien?-- Ah, non m'avvicinate
  • Puccini (Giacomo Lauri-Volpi, tenor ; Luigi Borgonovo, baritone ; Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano ; Franco Ghione, conductor)
  • (3:00)
  • Adriana Lecouvreur.
  • La dolcissima effigie
  • Cilèa (Aureliano Pertile, tenor ; Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano ; Carlo Sabajno, conductor)
  • (2:14)
  • Le rossignol et la rose
  • Zaza.
  • Saint-Saëns (Lily Pons, soprano ; with orchestra ; Gustav Cloëz, conductor)
  • (2:46)
  • Les berceaux : op. 23, no. 1
  • Fauré (Ninon Vallin, soprano ; Marguerite Long, piano)
  • (2:46)
  • Une jeune fille parle
  • De Bréville (Claire Croiza, mezzo-soprano ; Pierre de Bréville, piano)
  • (2:56)
  • Sigurd.
  • Le bruit des chants-- Esprits, gardiens de ces lieux vénérés
  • Buona Zazà
  • Reyer (Georges Thill, tenor ; with orchestra ; Eugène Bigot, conductor)
  • (4:29)
  • La damnation de Faust.
  • Esprits des flammes!
  • Berlioz (Charles Panzera, baritone ; Pasdeloup Orchestra ; Piero Coppola, conductor)
  • (2:23)
  • Aurore : op. 39, no. 1
  • Fauré (Pierre Bernac, baritone ; Francis Poulenc, piano)
  • (1:49)
  • La grande duchesse de Gérolstein.
  • Leoncavallo (Apollo Granforte, baritone ; Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano ; Carlo Sabajno, conductor)
  • Dites-lui
  • Offenbach (Yvonne Printemps, soprano ; Henri Busser, piano)
  • (2:44)
  • La boulangère a des écus.
  • Les charbonniers et les fariniers
  • Que voulez-vous faire?
  • Offenbach (Reynaldo Hahn, tenor, piano)
  • (2:38)
  • Falstaff.
  • È sogno, o realtà
  • (2:02)
  • Verdi (Lawrence Tibbett, baritone ; with orchestra ; Rosario Bourdon, conductor)
  • (4:19)
  • Hamlet.
  • Ô vin, dissipe la tristesse
  • Thomas (John Charles Thomas, baritone ; with orchestra ; Nathaniel Finston, conductor)
  • (3:14)
  • Il barbiere di Siviglia.
  • I'm the factotum
  • Rossini (Dennis Noble, baritone ; with orchestra ; Clarence Raybould, conductor)
  • (4:00)
  • Do not go, my love
  • Hamlet.
  • Comme une pâle fleur
  • Thomas (John Brownlee, baritone ; with orchestra ; Georges Lauweryns, conductor)
  • (2:51)
  • Onaway, awake beloved
  • Cowan (Harold Williams, baritone ; with orchestra ; Clarence Raybould, conductor)
  • (2:20)
  • Les contes d'Hoffmann.
  • Ha, wie in meiner Seele
  • Offenbach (Charles Kullman, tenor ; with orchestra)
  • Hageman (Dino Borgioli, tenor ; Ivor Newton, piano)
  • (2:40)
  • La jolie fille de Perth.
  • She is there-- Hear the voice of one who adores thee
  • Bizet (Heddle Nash, tenor ; with orchestra ; Clarence Raybould, conductor)
  • (4:26)
  • Tosca.
  • Wie sich die Bilder gleichen
  • Puccini (Richard Crooks, tenor ; Berlin State Opera Orchestra ; Clemens Schmalstich, conductor)
  • (2:50)
  • The lost chord
  • (2:44)
  • Sullivan (Clara Butt, contralto ; wtih piano and organ acc.)
  • (4:10)
  • Der Tod und das Mädchen : D. 531
  • Schubert (Marian Anderson, contralto ; Kosti Vehanen, piano)
  • (2:58)
  • Madama Butterfly.
  • One fine day
  • Puccini (Joan Cross, soprano ; with orchestra ; Lawrance Collingwood, conductor)
  • (3:56)
  • Sigurd. O palais radieux!
  • Reyer (Marjorie Lawrence, soprano ; Pasdeloup Orchestra ; Piero Coppola, conductor)
  • (3:44)
  • Turandot. In questa reggia
  • Puccini (Eva Turner, soprano ; with orchestra ; Lorenzo Molajoli, conductor)
  • (5:41)
  • Disc 8.
  • Stabat Mater. Inflammatus
  • Rossini (Florence Austral, soprano ; Orchestra & Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden ; Sir John Barbirolli, conductor)
  • (4:23)
  • Rusalka.
  • My hair is golden
  • Dvořák (Jarmila Novotná, soprano ; Arpad Sándor, piano)
  • (3:07)
  • Lullaby, op. 1, no. 5
  • Grechaninov (Oda Slobodskaya, soprano ; Percy Kahn piano)
  • (sung in Russian) (2:25)
  • Psyche
  • Salvator Rosa.
  • Di sposo, di padre
  • Gomez (Mark Reizen, bass ; Albert Coates, piano)
  • (2:54)
  • La rondine.
  • Chi il bel sogno di Doretta
  • Puccini (Dorothy Kirsten, soprano ; RCA Victor Orchestra ; Jean Paul Morel, conductor)
  • (2:38)
  • Louise.
  • Depuis le jour
  • Paladilhe (Maggie Teyte, soprano ; Gerald Moore, piano)
  • Charpentier (Eleanor Steber, soprano ; Philharmonia Orchestra ; Walter Susskind, conductor)
  • (4:47)
  • Lohengrin.
  • Einsam in trüben Tagen
  • Wagner (Helen Traubel, soprano ; Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra of New York ; Artur Rodzinski, conductor)
  • (6:35)
  • Carmen.
  • Quand je vous aimerai?-- L'amour est un oiseau rebelle : habanera
  • Bizet (Jennie Tourel, soprano ; Philharmonia Orchestra ; Walter Susskind, conductor)
  • (3:55)
  • (2:50)
  • Mass in B minor. Qui sedes
  • J.S. Bach (Kathleen Ferrier, contralto ; Vienna Symphony Orchestra ; Herbert von Karajan, conductor)
  • (3:36)
  • The king is gone a-hunting
  • trad. French, arr. Britten (Peter Pears, tenor ; Benjamin Britten, piano)
  • (2:19)
  • Naughty Marietta.
  • Ah! sweet mystery of life
  • Herbert (Jan Peerce, tenor ; Philharmonia Orchestra ; Anatole Fistoulari, conductor)
  • (3:38)
  • Theodora.
  • La Gioconda.
  • Cielo e mar!
  • Ponchielli (Richard Tucker, tenor ; Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera Association, New York ; Emil Cooper, conductor)
  • (4:25)
  • Hérodiade.
  • Ce breuvage-- Vision fugitive
  • Massenet (Robert Merrill, baritone ; RCA Orchestra ; Jean Paul Morel, conductor)
  • (4:20)
  • Boris Godunov.
  • I have attained the highest power
  • Angels ever bright and fair
  • Mussorgsky, Rimsky-Korsakov (George London, bass-baritone ; Virginia Pleasants, piano)
  • (sung in Russian) (5:28)
  • Handel (Isobel Baillie, soprano ; with orchestra ; Charles Prentice, conductor)
  • (4:24)
  • Le rossignol des lilas
  • Hahn (Géori Boué, soprano ; André Collard, piano)
  • (1:06)
  • Stornellatrice
  • Respighi (Victoria de los Angeles, soprano ; Gerald Moore, piano)
  • (1:49)
  • Amor amaro
  • anon. 15th century, ed. F. Ghisi (Suzanne Danco, soprano ; Professor E. Bellinzona, vielle)
  • (3:02)
  • La vivandière.
  • Disc 9.
  • Viens avec nous
  • Godard (Solange Michel, mezzo-soprano ; Orchestre de l'Opéra-Comique ; Louis Fourestier, conductor)
  • (1:50)
  • Sensation
  • Lipatti (Hugues Cuénod, tenor ; Madeleine Lipatti, piano)
  • (1:53)
  • Fidelio.
  • O wär' ich schon
  • Beethoven (Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, soprano ; Philharmonic Orchestra ; Alceo Galliera, conductor)
  • (3:47)
  • Scipio.
  • Elfenlied
  • Wolf (Irmgard Seefried, soprano ; Gerald Moore, piano)
  • (1:47)
  • The queen of spades.
  • Es geht auf Mitternacht
  • Tchaikovsky (Sena Jurinac, soprano ; Philharmonia Orchestra ; Lawrance Collingwood, conductor)
  • (4:31)
  • Aïda.
  • Ritorna vincitor!
  • Verdi (Ljuba Welitsch, soprano ; Philharmonia Orchestra ; Josef Krips, conductor)
  • From the rage of the tempest-- Hear me, ye winds
  • (6:02)
  • Arabella.
  • Das war sehr gut
  • Richard Strauss (Leonie Rysanek, soprano ; Philharmonia Orchestra ; Wilhelm Schüchter, conductor)
  • (4:36)
  • The consul.
  • Mein Kind ist tot
  • Menotti (Inge Borkh, soprano ; Berlin State Opera Orchestra ; Artur Rother, conductor)
  • (4:38)
  • Die schöne Müllerin.
  • Handel ; arr. Somervell (Oscar Natzke, bass ; H. Robinson Cleaver, organ)
  • Der Müller und der Bach
  • Schubert (Julius Patzak, tenor ; Michael Raucheisen, piano)
  • (3:47)
  • Liederkreis, op. 39.
  • Mondnacht
  • Schumann (Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, baritone ; Gerald Moore, piano)
  • (4:13)
  • Die Zauberflöte.
  • Der Vogelfänger bin ich ja
  • Mozart (Erich Kunz, baritone ; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra ; Rudolf Moralt, conductor)
  • (4:02)
  • (2:34)
  • Fidelio.
  • Ha! welch ein Augenblick!
  • Beethoven (Paul Schöffler, baritone ; Vienna State Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Karl Böhm, conductor)
  • (2:50)
  • Flow my tears
  • Dowland (Aksel Schiøtz, tenor ; Jytte Gorki Schmidt, guitar)
  • (3:07)
  • Khovanshchina.
  • Mysterious powers
  • Chanson provençale
  • Mussorgsky (Zara Dolukhanova, mezzo-soprano ; All-Union Radio Symphony Orchestra ; Alexei Kovaliev, conductor)
  • (sung in Russian) (5:47)
  • La Périchole.
  • Ah! quel dîner!
  • Offenbach (Claudia Novikova, mezzo-soprano ; with orchestra)
  • (sung in Russian) (2:31)
  • Dalibor.
  • Ah, whose is the spell?
  • Smetana (Beno Blachut, tenor ; Prague Opera Orchestra ; Jožka Charvát, conductor)
  • (2:36)
  • Dell'Acqua (Mado Robin, soprano ; with orchestra ; Georges Briez, conductor)
  • The sleeping princess
  • Borodin (Boris Christoff, bass ; Gerald Moore, piano)
  • (sung in Russian) (4:43)
  • (3:24)
  • (3:37)
  • Dicitencello vuje
  • Falvo (Luigi Infantino, tenor ; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra ; Alberto Erede, conductor)
  • (3:50)
  • Otello.
  • Esultate!
  • Verdi (Mario del Monaco, tenor ; Milan Symphony Orchestra ; Argeo Quadri, conductor)
  • (1:09)
  • La favorita.
  • Leonora!-- A tanto amor
  • Disc 10.
  • Donizetti (Paolo Silveri, baritone ; London Symphony Orchestra ; Walter Goehr, conductor)
  • (4:42)
  • Tosca. Tre sbirri, una carozza
  • Puccini (Giampiero Malaspina, baritone ; Keith Hardwick, tenor ; Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden ; Michael Mudie, conductor)
  • (4:12)
  • Don Carlo.
  • O Carlo, ascolta
  • Verdi (Gino Bechi, baritone ; Milan Symphony Orchestra ; Argeo Quadri, conductor)
  • (4:03)
  • A life for the Tsar.
  • L'elisir d'amore.
  • They guess the truth
  • Glinka (Nicola Rossi-Lemeni, bass ; Philharmonia Orchestra ; Tomaso Benintende-Neglia, conductor)
  • (sung in Russian) (5:00)
  • Boris Godunov.
  • I have attained the highest power
  • Mussorgsky, Rimsky-Korsakov (Tancredi Pasero, bass ; with orchestra ; Dick Marzollo, conductor)
  • (sung in Italian) (6:02)
  • Werther.
  • Mi scrivo qui
  • Massenet (Giulietta Simionato, mezzo-soprano ; Milan Symphony Orchestra ; Argeo Quadri, conductor)
  • Una furtiva lagrima
  • (4:53)
  • Il trovatore.
  • Condotta ell'era in ceppi
  • Verdi (Fedora Barbieri, mezzo-soprano ; Mariano Caruso, tenor ; with orchestra ; Argeo Quadri, conductor)
  • (4:32)
  • Samson et Dalila.
  • La notte cadente
  • Saint-Saëns (Ebe Stignani, mezzo-soprano ; with orchestra ; Umberto Berrettoni, conductor)
  • (3:11)
  • Les pêcheurs de perles.
  • Donizetti (Ferrucio Tagliavini, tenor ; RCA Victor Orchestra ; Antal Doráti, conductor)
  • Siccome un dì caduto il sole
  • Bizet (Alda Noni, soprano ; Milan Symphony Orchestra ; Argeo Quadri, conductor)
  • (4:37)
  • I Capuleti e i Montecchi.
  • O quante volte
  • Bellini (Margherita Carosio, soprano ; Philharmonia Orchestra ; Anatole Fistoulari, conductor)
  • (4:04)
  • Su venite e consiglio
  • A. Scarlatti (Magda László, soprano ; Luigi Cortese, piano)
  • (3:15)
  • (4:15)
  • Don Carlo.
  • Tu che le vanità
  • Verdi (Margherita Grandi, soprano ; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra ; Alberto Erede, conductor)
  • (9:47)
  • Il trovatore.
  • Vanne!-- D'amor sull'ali rosee
  • Verdi (Zinka Milanov, soprano ; with orchestra ; Frieder Weissmann, conductor)
  • (5:02)
  • Mignon.
  • Addio, Mignon
  • Thomas (Giuseppe di Stefano, tenor ; La Scala Orchestra ; Emidio Tieri, conductor)
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The record of singing, 1899-1952
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  • Principally opera arias and songs with piano or orchestra acc
  • "This is the first of two sets, taking in every major singer from the earliest vocal recordings in 1899 up to 1952. All the recordings are drawn from the original four volumes of The record of singing, issued by EMI between 1977 and 1989, and they have been newly reprocessed at Abbey Road Studios using the latest audio restoration technology"--Container
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  • Program notes by Tony Locantro and John Steane, in English with German and French translations (63 p.) inserted in container
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Contents
  • L'été
  • Thomas (Titta Ruffo, baritone ; Coro e Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano ; Carlo Sabajno, conductor)
  • (3:50)
  • Chaminade
  • (Emma Albani, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • (2:15)
  • Le nozze di Figaro.
  • Sull'aria-- Che soave zeffiretto
  • Mozart (Marcella Sembrich, Emma Eames, sopranos ; with orchestra)
  • (2:58)
  • Les anges pleurent
  • Bemberg (Nellie Melba, soprano ; Gabriel Lapierre, piano)
  • Disc 1.
  • (2:01)
  • Manon Lescaut.
  • C'est l'histoire amoureuse
  • Aubert (Ellen Beach Yaw, soprano ; with piano acc.)
  • (1:24)
  • Im Mai
  • Goldschmidt (Blanche Marchesi, soprano ; Bruno Seidler-Winkler, piano)
  • (2:52)
  • Hunyadi László.
  • Ah rebéges, a mi vadúl
  • Ave Maria
  • Erkel (Lillian Nordica, soprano ; Romayne Simmons, piano)
  • (3:03)
  • Mattinata
  • Tosti (Geraldine Farrar, soprano ; with piano acc.)
  • (2:57)
  • Orfeo.
  • Away with mourning and crying
  • Gluck (Louise Homer, soprano ; with piano acc.)
  • (3:34)
  • Simon the cellarer
  • Bach ; Gounod (Alessandro Moreschi, castrato, with piano and violin acc.)
  • Hatton (Charles Santley, baritone ; with piano acc.)
  • (2:49)
  • Dichterliebe.
  • Ich grolle nicht
  • Lied eines Schmiedes
  • Schumann (George Henschel, baritone, piano)
  • (2:59)
  • La chanson de Fortunio.
  • Sérénade
  • Offenbach (Emilio de Gogorza, baritone ; with orchestra ; Josef Pasternack, conductor)
  • (3:12)
  • (2:12)
  • Otello.
  • Era la notte
  • Verdi (Victor Maurel, baritone ; with piano acc.)
  • (3:01)
  • Per valli, per boschi
  • Blangini (Charles Gilibert, baritone ; Nellie Melba, soprano ; with orchestra ; Walter B. Rogers, conductor)
  • (2:10)
  • Embarquez-vous?
  • Godard (Pol Plançon, bass ; with piano acc.)
  • La sonnambula.
  • (2:22)
  • Martha.
  • Chi mi dira =
  • The porter's song
  • Flotow (Édouard de Reszke, bass ; Charles A. Prince, piano)
  • (2:06)
  • Carmen.
  • L'amour est un oiseau rebelle : habanera
  • Bizet (Emma Calvé, soprano ; Remualdo Sapio, piano)
  • (2:39)
  • Ah! non credea
  • Aïda.
  • Les mots sacrés
  • Verdi
  • (Félia Litvinne, soprano ; with piano acc.)
  • (2:57)
  • Le jongleur de Notre Dame.
  • Liberté!
  • Massenet (Mary Garden, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • (3:11)
  • Amour, amour
  • Bellini (Adelina Patti, soprano ; Alfredo Barili, piano)
  • Tosti (Mattia Battistini, baritone ; Carlo Sabajno, piano)
  • (2:58)
  • L'elisir d'amore.
  • Come Paride vezzoso
  • Donizetti (Antonio Scotti, baritone ; with piano acc.)
  • (3:09)
  • Adriana Lecouvreur.
  • Bene! Benissimo!
  • Cilèa (Giuseppe de Luca, baritone ; Francesco Cilea, piano)
  • (2:34)
  • (3:22)
  • L'elisir d'amore.
  • Udite! Udite!
  • Donizetti (Antonio Pini-Corsi, baritone)
  • (5:05)
  • I due Foscari.
  • Questa dunque
  • Verdi (Pasquale Amato, baritone ; with chorus and orchestra)
  • (3:04)
  • Hamlet.
  • O vin, discaccia la tristezza : brindisi
  • Otello.
  • Niun mi tema
  • Verdi (Francesco Tamagno, tenor ; with piano acc.)
  • (4:03)
  • Andrea Chénier.
  • Colpito qui m'avete-- Un dì all'azzurro spazio
  • Giordano (Giovanni Zenatello, tenor ; with piano acc.)
  • (2:33)
  • L'elisir d'amore.
  • Una furtiva lagrima
  • Disc 2.
  • Donizetti (Enrico Caruso, tenor ; Salvatore Cottone, piano)
  • (3:18)
  • The queen of spades.
  • It is midnight
  • Tchaikovsky (Medea Mei-Figner, soprano ; with piano accompaniment)
  • (sung in Russian) 3:29)
  • Olga.
  • La via, o Dio-- E lo sapevi
  • Gianelli (Olimpia Boronat, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • (3:37)
  • Luna-lù
  • Cavalleria rusticana.
  • Voi lo sapete, o mamma
  • Mascagni (Gemma Bellincioni, soprano ; with piano acc.)
  • (3:14)
  • La Bohème.
  • Mimì Pinson
  • Leoncavallo (Rosina Storchio, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • (2:23)
  • Mireille. O d'amor messagera
  • Gounod (Luisa Tetrazzini, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • Ricciardi (Fernando de Lucia, tenor ; with chorus and orchestra)
  • (2:46)
  • La dame blanche.
  • Ce domaine
  • Boieldieu (Marie Gutheil-Schoder, soprano ; Franz Naval, tenor ; with piano acc.)
  • (3:03)
  • Lucia di Lammermoor. In tiefem Schweigen
  • Donizetti (Frieda Hempel, soprano ; with orchestra ; Herr Kark, conductor)
  • (6:32)
  • Rigoletto.
  • Caro nome
  • (2:42)
  • Verdi (Selma Kurz, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • (3:07)
  • Don Giovanni.
  • Or sai chi l'onore
  • Mozart (Lilli Lehmann, soprano ; with piano acc.)
  • (2:59)
  • Oberon.
  • Ozean, du Ungeheuer!
  • Weber (Anna Bahr-Mildenburg, soprano ; with piano acc.)
  • (2:28)
  • Paride ed Elena.
  • Don Giovanni.
  • In quali eccessi!-- Mi tradì
  • Mozart (Johanna Gadski, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • (4:40)
  • Dalibor.
  • Jac je mi
  • Smetana (Emmy Destinn, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • (2:27)
  • Bolero.
  • Leggiero invisibile
  • Spiagge amate
  • Arditi (Ernestine Schumann-Heink, contralto ; with orchestra)
  • (3:57)
  • Dalibor.
  • Blickst du, mein Freund
  • Smetana (Hermann Winkelmann, tenor ; with piano acc.)
  • (3:10)
  • Die Königin von Saba.
  • Magisch Töne
  • Goldmark (Leo Slezak, tenor ; wtih piano acc.)
  • (3:08)
  • Gluck (Alessandro Bonci, tenor ; with piano acc.)
  • Die Walküre.
  • Leb wohl, du kühnes, herrliches Kind
  • Wagner (Anton von Rooy, baritone ; with piano acc.)
  • (2:35)
  • The golden cockerel.
  • Hymn to the sun
  • Rimsky-Korsakov (Antonina Nezhdanova, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • (sung in Russian) (3:04)
  • Oprichnik.
  • I swear before God and thee
  • (2:48)
  • Tchaikovsky (Nicolai Figner, tenor ; with piano acc.)
  • (sung in Russian) (2:11)
  • Dobrynia Nikitich.
  • Flowers were blooming
  • Gretchaninov (Leonid Sobinov, tenor ; with orchestra)
  • (sung in Russian) (3:11)
  • (3:49)
  • O give me oblivion
  • Napravnik (Dimitri Smirnov, tenor ; with orchestra)
  • (sung in Russian) (3:30)
  • L'africaine.
  • Pays merveilleux-- Ô paradis
  • Meyerbeer (Fernand Ansseau, tenor ; with orchestra)
  • (3:14)
  • La coupe du roi de Thulé.
  • It est venu ce jour de lutte
  • Disc 3.
  • Diaz (Dinh Gilly, baritone ; with orchestra)
  • (6:27)
  • Le reine de Saba.
  • Sous les pieds
  • Gounod (Marcel Journet, bass ; with orchestra)
  • (4:28)
  • Monna Vanna.
  • Ce n'est pas un vieillard
  • Février (Jean-Émile Vanni Marcoux, bass ; with orchestra ; Piero Coppola, conductor)
  • (4:35)
  • Iolanthe.
  • Louise.
  • Depuis le jour
  • Charpentier (Marie-Louise Edvina, soprano ; with orchestra ; Percy Pitt, conductor)
  • (4:33)
  • Antar.
  • Air de l'oasis
  • Dupont (Fanny Heldy, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • (3:06)
  • Variations du Carneval de Venise
  • Massé (Gabrielle Ritter-Ciampi, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • My Lord, if I offend
  • (3:23)
  • Adriana Lecouvreur.
  • Del sultano Amuratte-- Io son l'unile ancella
  • Cilèa (Claudia Muzio, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • (3:50)
  • Manon.
  • Ah mi rendi il tuo cor-- La tua mano non è
  • Massenet (Carmen Melis, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • (3:17)
  • Isabeau.
  • Tchaikovsky (Lev Sibiriakov, bass ; with orchestra)
  • Questo mio bianco manto
  • Mascagni (Gilda dalla Rizza, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • (3:07)
  • La sonnambula.
  • A te diletta-- Come per me sereno-- Sovra il sen
  • Bellini (Amelita Galli-Curci, soprano ; with orchestra ; Josef Pasternack, conductor)
  • (6:58)
  • La perla de Triana
  • Yradier (Elvira de Hidalgo, soprano ; with piano acc.)
  • (2:16)
  • (sung in Russian) (2:59)
  • Il segreto di Susanna.
  • O gioia la nube
  • Wolf-Ferrari (Lucrezia Bori, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • (4:03)
  • Mefistofele.
  • Dai campi, dai prati
  • Boito (Beniamino Gigli, tenor ; with orchestra)
  • (2:28)
  • I puritani.
  • Vieni fra questa braccia
  • Robert le diable.
  • Bellini (Hipolito Lazaro, tenor ; with orchestra)
  • (1:35)
  • Carmen.
  • Il fior che avevi a me tu dato
  • Bizet (Miguel Fleta, tenor ; with orchestra ; Carlo Sabajno, conductor)
  • (4:06)
  • Andrea Chénier.
  • Un dì all'azzurro spazio
  • Giordano (Bernardo de Muro, tenor ; with orchestra ; Carlo Sabajno, conductor)
  • (4:34)
  • Le rovine-- Suore, che riposate
  • Meyerbeer (Feodor Chaliapin, bass ; with orchestra ; Rosario Bourdon, conductor)
  • (3:15)
  • Germania.
  • Orsù, finiam-- Ascolta, io morirò
  • Franchetti (Riccardo Stracciari, baritone ; with orchestra)
  • (2:35)
  • Loreley.
  • Ah! dunque ei m'amerà
  • Catalani (Frances Alda, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • (3:39)
  • War schöner als der schönste Tag : canzonetta
  • Disc 4.
  • Loewe (Alma Gluck, soprano ; Francis Lapitino, harp ; with orchestra ; Richard Hageman, conductor)
  • (2:48)
  • Chanson triste
  • Duparc (Eva Gauthier, soprano ; with piano acc.)
  • (3:35)
  • L'éclair.
  • Call me thine own
  • Halévy (Mabel Garrison, soprano ; with orchestra ; Josef Pasternack, conductor)
  • (4:16)
  • Ernani.
  • Ernani.
  • Surta è la notte-- Ernarni, Ernani, involami
  • Verdi (Rosa Ponselle, soprano ; with orchestra ; Rosario Bourdon, conductor)
  • (4:38)
  • Gianni Schicchi.
  • O mio babbino caro
  • Puccini (Florence Easton, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • (2:25)
  • La Bohème.
  • Che gelida manina
  • Puccini (Charles Hackett, tenor ; with orchestra)
  • Mercé, diletti amici-- Come regiada al cespite
  • (4:32)
  • Her bright smile haunts me still
  • Wrighton (Edward Johnson, tenor ; with orchestra ; Josef Pasternack, conductor)
  • (3:13)
  • Silvana.
  • So soll denn dieses Herz
  • Weber (Alfred Piccaver, tenor ; with orchestra)
  • (4:16)
  • Queen of the earth
  • Pinsuti (Joseph Hislop, tenor ; with piano acc.)
  • Verdi (Giovanni Martinelli, tenor ; with orchestra ; Watler B. Rogers, conductor)
  • (4:29)
  • Morning hymn
  • Henschel (Gervase Elwes, tenor ; with piano acc.)
  • (2:24)
  • Before my window : op. 26, no. 10
  • Rachmaninov (John McCormack, tenor ; Fritz Kreisler, violin ; Edwin Schneider, piano)
  • (1:57)
  • Il Pompeo.
  • O cessate di piagarmi
  • A. Scarlatti (Reinald Werrenrath, baritone ; with orchestra ; Ted Levy, conductor)
  • (3:27)
  • (1:12)
  • Israel in Egypt.
  • The Lord is a man of war
  • Handel (Peter Dawson, baritone ; Robert Radford, bass ; with orchestra ; George W. Byng, conductor)
  • (4:15)
  • Fidelio.
  • Abscheulicher!-- Komm, Hoffnung
  • Beethoven (Helen Wildbrunn, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • (8:05)
  • Die Walküre.
  • La favorita.
  • Hojotoho!
  • Wagner (Gertrude Kappel, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • (2:13)
  • Oberon.
  • Ozean, du Ungeheuer
  • Weber (Frida Leider, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • (7:50)
  • A tanto amor
  • Donizetti (Renato Zanelli, baritone ; with orchestra ; Josef Pasternack, conductor)
  • (3:52)
  • Ariadne auf Naxos.
  • Es gibt ein Reich
  • Richard Strauss (Maria Jeritza, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • (6:33)
  • Wiegenlied : op. 41, no. 1
  • Richard Strauss (Elena Gerhardt, mezzo-soprano ; Arthur Nikisch, piano)
  • (3:55)
  • Die schöne Magelone : op. 33.
  • Muss es eine Trennung geben
  • Disc 5.
  • Brahms (Julia Culp, soprano ; Coenraad von Bos, piano)
  • (3:57)
  • Fidelio.
  • Hat man nicht auch Gold beineben
  • Beethoven (Richard Mayr, bass ; with orchestra)
  • (2:25)
  • Eugene Onegin.
  • Ein jeder kennt
  • Tchaikovsky (Alexander Kipnis, bass ; with orchestra)
  • (4:14)
  • Mignon.
  • Idomeneo. Noch tönt mir ein Meer im Busen
  • Mozart (Hermann Jadlowker, tenor ; with orchestra)
  • (4:21)
  • Tannhäuser.
  • Dir töne Lob
  • Wagner (Lauritz Melchior, tenor ; London Symphony Orchestra ; Sir John Barbirolli, conductor)
  • (3:38)
  • Die Walküre.
  • Winterstürme wichen dem Wonnemond
  • Wagner (Max Lorenz, tenor ; Berlin State Opera Orchestra ; Ernst Viebig, conductor)
  • Dort bei ihm ist sie jetzt
  • (2:36)
  • Königsballade.
  • Euren König
  • Willie (Helge Rosvaenge, tenor ; Berlin State Opera Orchestra ; Bruno Seidler-Winkler, conductor)
  • (3:52)
  • Die Fledermaus.
  • Dieser Anstand
  • Johann Strauss II (Richard Tauber, tenor ; Vera Schwarz, soprano ; Berlin Staatskapelle ; Frieder Weissmann, conductor)
  • (3:50)
  • Der Evangelimann.
  • Thomas (Claire Dux, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • Selig sind
  • Kielzl (Marcel Wittrisch, tenor ; children's chorus ; Berlin State Opera Orchestra ; Cornelius Kun, conductor)
  • (4:00)
  • Die tote Stadt.
  • Glück, das mir verblieb
  • Korngold (Josef Schmidt, tenor ; with orchestra ; Otto Dobrindt, conductor)
  • (3:12)
  • Der Wachtelschlag
  • Beethoven (Karl Erb, tenor ; Bruno Seidler-Winkler, piano)
  • (3:55)
  • (4:08)
  • Hänsel und Gretel.
  • Ra-la-la-la-- Ach, wir armen
  • Humperdinck (Gerhard Hüsch, baritone ; with unnamed soprano ; Berlin State Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Hanns Udo Müller, conductor)
  • (4:19)
  • Das Nachtlager in Granada.
  • Ein Schütz bin ich
  • Kreutzer (Willi Domgraf-Fassbaender, baritone ; Berlin State Opera Orchestra ; Erich Orthmann, conductor)
  • (2:20)
  • Schwanengesang : D957.
  • Die Stadt
  • Rigoletto.
  • Schubert (Herbert Janssen, baritone ; Gerald Moore, piano)
  • (2:52)
  • Elijah.
  • Herr Gott Abrahams
  • Mendelssohn (Friedrich Schorr, bass-baritone ; London Symphony Orchestra ; Sir John Barbirolli, conductor)
  • (3:43)
  • Le prophète.
  • Ô prêtres de Baal
  • Meyerbeer (Sigrid Onegin, contralto ; with orchestra ; Rosario Bourdon, conductor)
  • (4:31)
  • Teurer Name
  • Verdi (Maria Ivogün, soprano ; with orchestra)
  • Disc 6. Marienlied / Marx (Elisabeth Schumann, soprano ; Vienna State Orchestra ; Karl Alwin, conductor) (2:52) -- The tsar's bride. In Novgorod / Rimsky-Korsakov (Miliza Korjus, soprano ; Berlin State Opera Orchestra ; Bruno Seidler-Winkler, conductor) (3:59) -- Weine du nicht / Oboussier (Erna Berger, soprano ; Hans Walter Schleif, oboe ; Eta Harich-Schneider, harpsichord) (2:53) -- Arabella. Nacht dem Matteo? / Richard Strauss (Tiana Lemnitz, soprano ; Berlin State Opera Orchestra ; Bruno Seidler-Winkler, conductor) (4:26) -- La bohème. Man nennt mich jetzt mur Mimì / Puccini (Maria Cebotari, soprano ; Berlin State Opera Orchestra ; Fritz Zweig, conductor) (4:10) -- L'africaine. Leb wohl, freundliches Gestade / Meyerbeer (Elisabeth Rethberg, soprano ; Odeon Opera Orchestra ; Frieder Weissmann, conductor) (3:08) -- Der Rosenkavalier. Oh, sei Er gut, Quinquin / Richard Strauss (Lotte Lehmann, soprano ; Berlin State Opera Orchestra ; Manfred Gurlitt, conductor) (4:09) -- Waldeinsamkeit : op. 76, no. 3 / Reger (Maria Müller, soprano ; Ivor Newton, piano) (1:52) -- Siegfried. Ewig war ich / Wagner (Nanny Larsen-Todsen, soprano ; with orchestra ; Eduard Mörike, conductor) (4:02) -- I zingari in fiera. Chi vuol la zingarella / Paisiello (Conchita Supervia, mezzo-soprano ; with orchestra ; Maestro Capdevila, conductor) (1:58) -- I lombardi. Te, vergin santa / Verdi (Giannina Arangi-Lombardi, soprano ; with orchestra ; Lorenzo Molajoli, conductor) (3:44) -- La forza del destino. Pace, pace mio Dio / Verdi (Dusolina Giannini, soprano ; with orchestra ; Sir John Barbirolli, conductor) (4:15) -- Siberia. Qual vergogna / Giordano (Maria Caniglia, soprano ; Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano ; Giuseppe Antonicelli, conductor) (2:38) -- La fanciulla del West. L'amore è un'altra cosa/Laggiù nel Solidad / Puccini (Gina Cigna, soprano ; with orchestra ; Lorenzo Molajoli, conductor) (2:37) -- Madama Butterfly. Con onor muore / Puccini (Margaret Sheridan, soprano ; Browning Mummery, tenor ; with orchestra) (4:30) -- Manon Lescaut. In quelle trine morbide / Puccini (Licia Albanese, soprano ; with orchestra ; Dino Olivieri, conductor) (2:35) -- Il Guarany. Gentile di cuore / Gomes (Bidu Sayão, soprano ; Orchestra of RCA Victor Brasiliana ; Maestro Giannetti, conductor) (3:29) -- Maori lullaby / James (Toti dal Monte, soprano ; Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano ; Carlo Sabajno, conductor) (2:57) -- Rigoletto. Gualtier Maldé/Caro nome / Verdi (Lina Pagliughi, soprano ; Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano ; Carlo Sabajno, conductor) (4:52) -- Requiem. Confutatis maledictis / Verdi (Ezio Pinza, bass ; Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano ; Carlo Sabajno, conductor) (3:31) -- Crispino e la comare. Fermola!/Dapprima, figuratevi / Ricci (Salvatore Baccaloni, bass ; Irma Mion, soprano ; with orchestra ; Lorenzo Molajoli, conductor) (3:12) -- Falstaff. L'onore! Ladri! / Verdi (Mariano Stabile, baritone ; with orchestra ; Lorenzo Molajoli, conductor) (3:19)
  • Werther.
  • Tradure-- Ah! non mi ridestar
  • Massenet (Tito Schipa, tenor ; Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano ; Franco Ghione, conductor)
  • (3:42)
  • Manon Lescaut.
  • Donna non vidi mai
  • Puccini (Francesco Merli, tenor ; with orchestra ; Lorenzo Molajoli, conductor)
  • (2:36)
  • Aprile
  • Tosti (Beniamino Gigli, tenor ; with orchestra ; Lawrance Collingwood, conductor)
  • Disc 7.
  • (4:01)
  • Manon Lescaut.
  • Che avvien?-- Ah, non m'avvicinate
  • Puccini (Giacomo Lauri-Volpi, tenor ; Luigi Borgonovo, baritone ; Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano ; Franco Ghione, conductor)
  • (3:00)
  • Adriana Lecouvreur.
  • La dolcissima effigie
  • Cilèa (Aureliano Pertile, tenor ; Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano ; Carlo Sabajno, conductor)
  • (2:14)
  • Le rossignol et la rose
  • Zaza.
  • Saint-Saëns (Lily Pons, soprano ; with orchestra ; Gustav Cloëz, conductor)
  • (2:46)
  • Les berceaux : op. 23, no. 1
  • Fauré (Ninon Vallin, soprano ; Marguerite Long, piano)
  • (2:46)
  • Une jeune fille parle
  • De Bréville (Claire Croiza, mezzo-soprano ; Pierre de Bréville, piano)
  • (2:56)
  • Sigurd.
  • Le bruit des chants-- Esprits, gardiens de ces lieux vénérés
  • Buona Zazà
  • Reyer (Georges Thill, tenor ; with orchestra ; Eugène Bigot, conductor)
  • (4:29)
  • La damnation de Faust.
  • Esprits des flammes!
  • Berlioz (Charles Panzera, baritone ; Pasdeloup Orchestra ; Piero Coppola, conductor)
  • (2:23)
  • Aurore : op. 39, no. 1
  • Fauré (Pierre Bernac, baritone ; Francis Poulenc, piano)
  • (1:49)
  • La grande duchesse de Gérolstein.
  • Leoncavallo (Apollo Granforte, baritone ; Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano ; Carlo Sabajno, conductor)
  • Dites-lui
  • Offenbach (Yvonne Printemps, soprano ; Henri Busser, piano)
  • (2:44)
  • La boulangère a des écus.
  • Les charbonniers et les fariniers
  • Que voulez-vous faire?
  • Offenbach (Reynaldo Hahn, tenor, piano)
  • (2:38)
  • Falstaff.
  • È sogno, o realtà
  • (2:02)
  • Verdi (Lawrence Tibbett, baritone ; with orchestra ; Rosario Bourdon, conductor)
  • (4:19)
  • Hamlet.
  • Ô vin, dissipe la tristesse
  • Thomas (John Charles Thomas, baritone ; with orchestra ; Nathaniel Finston, conductor)
  • (3:14)
  • Il barbiere di Siviglia.
  • I'm the factotum
  • Rossini (Dennis Noble, baritone ; with orchestra ; Clarence Raybould, conductor)
  • (4:00)
  • Do not go, my love
  • Hamlet.
  • Comme une pâle fleur
  • Thomas (John Brownlee, baritone ; with orchestra ; Georges Lauweryns, conductor)
  • (2:51)
  • Onaway, awake beloved
  • Cowan (Harold Williams, baritone ; with orchestra ; Clarence Raybould, conductor)
  • (2:20)
  • Les contes d'Hoffmann.
  • Ha, wie in meiner Seele
  • Offenbach (Charles Kullman, tenor ; with orchestra)
  • Hageman (Dino Borgioli, tenor ; Ivor Newton, piano)
  • (2:40)
  • La jolie fille de Perth.
  • She is there-- Hear the voice of one who adores thee
  • Bizet (Heddle Nash, tenor ; with orchestra ; Clarence Raybould, conductor)
  • (4:26)
  • Tosca.
  • Wie sich die Bilder gleichen
  • Puccini (Richard Crooks, tenor ; Berlin State Opera Orchestra ; Clemens Schmalstich, conductor)
  • (2:50)
  • The lost chord
  • (2:44)
  • Sullivan (Clara Butt, contralto ; wtih piano and organ acc.)
  • (4:10)
  • Der Tod und das Mädchen : D. 531
  • Schubert (Marian Anderson, contralto ; Kosti Vehanen, piano)
  • (2:58)
  • Madama Butterfly.
  • One fine day
  • Puccini (Joan Cross, soprano ; with orchestra ; Lawrance Collingwood, conductor)
  • (3:56)
  • Sigurd. O palais radieux!
  • Reyer (Marjorie Lawrence, soprano ; Pasdeloup Orchestra ; Piero Coppola, conductor)
  • (3:44)
  • Turandot. In questa reggia
  • Puccini (Eva Turner, soprano ; with orchestra ; Lorenzo Molajoli, conductor)
  • (5:41)
  • Disc 8.
  • Stabat Mater. Inflammatus
  • Rossini (Florence Austral, soprano ; Orchestra & Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden ; Sir John Barbirolli, conductor)
  • (4:23)
  • Rusalka.
  • My hair is golden
  • Dvořák (Jarmila Novotná, soprano ; Arpad Sándor, piano)
  • (3:07)
  • Lullaby, op. 1, no. 5
  • Grechaninov (Oda Slobodskaya, soprano ; Percy Kahn piano)
  • (sung in Russian) (2:25)
  • Psyche
  • Salvator Rosa.
  • Di sposo, di padre
  • Gomez (Mark Reizen, bass ; Albert Coates, piano)
  • (2:54)
  • La rondine.
  • Chi il bel sogno di Doretta
  • Puccini (Dorothy Kirsten, soprano ; RCA Victor Orchestra ; Jean Paul Morel, conductor)
  • (2:38)
  • Louise.
  • Depuis le jour
  • Paladilhe (Maggie Teyte, soprano ; Gerald Moore, piano)
  • Charpentier (Eleanor Steber, soprano ; Philharmonia Orchestra ; Walter Susskind, conductor)
  • (4:47)
  • Lohengrin.
  • Einsam in trüben Tagen
  • Wagner (Helen Traubel, soprano ; Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra of New York ; Artur Rodzinski, conductor)
  • (6:35)
  • Carmen.
  • Quand je vous aimerai?-- L'amour est un oiseau rebelle : habanera
  • Bizet (Jennie Tourel, soprano ; Philharmonia Orchestra ; Walter Susskind, conductor)
  • (3:55)
  • (2:50)
  • Mass in B minor. Qui sedes
  • J.S. Bach (Kathleen Ferrier, contralto ; Vienna Symphony Orchestra ; Herbert von Karajan, conductor)
  • (3:36)
  • The king is gone a-hunting
  • trad. French, arr. Britten (Peter Pears, tenor ; Benjamin Britten, piano)
  • (2:19)
  • Naughty Marietta.
  • Ah! sweet mystery of life
  • Herbert (Jan Peerce, tenor ; Philharmonia Orchestra ; Anatole Fistoulari, conductor)
  • (3:38)
  • Theodora.
  • La Gioconda.
  • Cielo e mar!
  • Ponchielli (Richard Tucker, tenor ; Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera Association, New York ; Emil Cooper, conductor)
  • (4:25)
  • Hérodiade.
  • Ce breuvage-- Vision fugitive
  • Massenet (Robert Merrill, baritone ; RCA Orchestra ; Jean Paul Morel, conductor)
  • (4:20)
  • Boris Godunov.
  • I have attained the highest power
  • Angels ever bright and fair
  • Mussorgsky, Rimsky-Korsakov (George London, bass-baritone ; Virginia Pleasants, piano)
  • (sung in Russian) (5:28)
  • Handel (Isobel Baillie, soprano ; with orchestra ; Charles Prentice, conductor)
  • (4:24)
  • Le rossignol des lilas
  • Hahn (Géori Boué, soprano ; André Collard, piano)
  • (1:06)
  • Stornellatrice
  • Respighi (Victoria de los Angeles, soprano ; Gerald Moore, piano)
  • (1:49)
  • Amor amaro
  • anon. 15th century, ed. F. Ghisi (Suzanne Danco, soprano ; Professor E. Bellinzona, vielle)
  • (3:02)
  • La vivandière.
  • Disc 9.
  • Viens avec nous
  • Godard (Solange Michel, mezzo-soprano ; Orchestre de l'Opéra-Comique ; Louis Fourestier, conductor)
  • (1:50)
  • Sensation
  • Lipatti (Hugues Cuénod, tenor ; Madeleine Lipatti, piano)
  • (1:53)
  • Fidelio.
  • O wär' ich schon
  • Beethoven (Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, soprano ; Philharmonic Orchestra ; Alceo Galliera, conductor)
  • (3:47)
  • Scipio.
  • Elfenlied
  • Wolf (Irmgard Seefried, soprano ; Gerald Moore, piano)
  • (1:47)
  • The queen of spades.
  • Es geht auf Mitternacht
  • Tchaikovsky (Sena Jurinac, soprano ; Philharmonia Orchestra ; Lawrance Collingwood, conductor)
  • (4:31)
  • Aïda.
  • Ritorna vincitor!
  • Verdi (Ljuba Welitsch, soprano ; Philharmonia Orchestra ; Josef Krips, conductor)
  • From the rage of the tempest-- Hear me, ye winds
  • (6:02)
  • Arabella.
  • Das war sehr gut
  • Richard Strauss (Leonie Rysanek, soprano ; Philharmonia Orchestra ; Wilhelm Schüchter, conductor)
  • (4:36)
  • The consul.
  • Mein Kind ist tot
  • Menotti (Inge Borkh, soprano ; Berlin State Opera Orchestra ; Artur Rother, conductor)
  • (4:38)
  • Die schöne Müllerin.
  • Handel ; arr. Somervell (Oscar Natzke, bass ; H. Robinson Cleaver, organ)
  • Der Müller und der Bach
  • Schubert (Julius Patzak, tenor ; Michael Raucheisen, piano)
  • (3:47)
  • Liederkreis, op. 39.
  • Mondnacht
  • Schumann (Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, baritone ; Gerald Moore, piano)
  • (4:13)
  • Die Zauberflöte.
  • Der Vogelfänger bin ich ja
  • Mozart (Erich Kunz, baritone ; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra ; Rudolf Moralt, conductor)
  • (4:02)
  • (2:34)
  • Fidelio.
  • Ha! welch ein Augenblick!
  • Beethoven (Paul Schöffler, baritone ; Vienna State Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Karl Böhm, conductor)
  • (2:50)
  • Flow my tears
  • Dowland (Aksel Schiøtz, tenor ; Jytte Gorki Schmidt, guitar)
  • (3:07)
  • Khovanshchina.
  • Mysterious powers
  • Chanson provençale
  • Mussorgsky (Zara Dolukhanova, mezzo-soprano ; All-Union Radio Symphony Orchestra ; Alexei Kovaliev, conductor)
  • (sung in Russian) (5:47)
  • La Périchole.
  • Ah! quel dîner!
  • Offenbach (Claudia Novikova, mezzo-soprano ; with orchestra)
  • (sung in Russian) (2:31)
  • Dalibor.
  • Ah, whose is the spell?
  • Smetana (Beno Blachut, tenor ; Prague Opera Orchestra ; Jožka Charvát, conductor)
  • (2:36)
  • Dell'Acqua (Mado Robin, soprano ; with orchestra ; Georges Briez, conductor)
  • The sleeping princess
  • Borodin (Boris Christoff, bass ; Gerald Moore, piano)
  • (sung in Russian) (4:43)
  • (3:24)
  • (3:37)
  • Dicitencello vuje
  • Falvo (Luigi Infantino, tenor ; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra ; Alberto Erede, conductor)
  • (3:50)
  • Otello.
  • Esultate!
  • Verdi (Mario del Monaco, tenor ; Milan Symphony Orchestra ; Argeo Quadri, conductor)
  • (1:09)
  • La favorita.
  • Leonora!-- A tanto amor
  • Disc 10.
  • Donizetti (Paolo Silveri, baritone ; London Symphony Orchestra ; Walter Goehr, conductor)
  • (4:42)
  • Tosca. Tre sbirri, una carozza
  • Puccini (Giampiero Malaspina, baritone ; Keith Hardwick, tenor ; Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden ; Michael Mudie, conductor)
  • (4:12)
  • Don Carlo.
  • O Carlo, ascolta
  • Verdi (Gino Bechi, baritone ; Milan Symphony Orchestra ; Argeo Quadri, conductor)
  • (4:03)
  • A life for the Tsar.
  • L'elisir d'amore.
  • They guess the truth
  • Glinka (Nicola Rossi-Lemeni, bass ; Philharmonia Orchestra ; Tomaso Benintende-Neglia, conductor)
  • (sung in Russian) (5:00)
  • Boris Godunov.
  • I have attained the highest power
  • Mussorgsky, Rimsky-Korsakov (Tancredi Pasero, bass ; with orchestra ; Dick Marzollo, conductor)
  • (sung in Italian) (6:02)
  • Werther.
  • Mi scrivo qui
  • Massenet (Giulietta Simionato, mezzo-soprano ; Milan Symphony Orchestra ; Argeo Quadri, conductor)
  • Una furtiva lagrima
  • (4:53)
  • Il trovatore.
  • Condotta ell'era in ceppi
  • Verdi (Fedora Barbieri, mezzo-soprano ; Mariano Caruso, tenor ; with orchestra ; Argeo Quadri, conductor)
  • (4:32)
  • Samson et Dalila.
  • La notte cadente
  • Saint-Saëns (Ebe Stignani, mezzo-soprano ; with orchestra ; Umberto Berrettoni, conductor)
  • (3:11)
  • Les pêcheurs de perles.
  • Donizetti (Ferrucio Tagliavini, tenor ; RCA Victor Orchestra ; Antal Doráti, conductor)
  • Siccome un dì caduto il sole
  • Bizet (Alda Noni, soprano ; Milan Symphony Orchestra ; Argeo Quadri, conductor)
  • (4:37)
  • I Capuleti e i Montecchi.
  • O quante volte
  • Bellini (Margherita Carosio, soprano ; Philharmonia Orchestra ; Anatole Fistoulari, conductor)
  • (4:04)
  • Su venite e consiglio
  • A. Scarlatti (Magda László, soprano ; Luigi Cortese, piano)
  • (3:15)
  • (4:15)
  • Don Carlo.
  • Tu che le vanità
  • Verdi (Margherita Grandi, soprano ; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra ; Alberto Erede, conductor)
  • (9:47)
  • Il trovatore.
  • Vanne!-- D'amor sull'ali rosee
  • Verdi (Zinka Milanov, soprano ; with orchestra ; Frieder Weissmann, conductor)
  • (5:02)
  • Mignon.
  • Addio, Mignon
  • Thomas (Giuseppe di Stefano, tenor ; La Scala Orchestra ; Emidio Tieri, conductor)
Control code
303133992
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
10 audio discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other control number
5099922895622
Other physical details
digital, mono
Publisher number
  • 50999 2 28956 2 2
  • 50999 2 28958 2 0
  • 50999 2 28960 2 5
  • 50999 2 36837 2 3
  • 50999 2 36838 2 2
  • 50999 2 36839 2 1
  • 50999 2 36840 2 7
  • 50999 2 36841 2 6
  • 50999 2 36842 2 5
  • 50999 2 36843 2 4
  • 50999 2 36844 2 3
  • 2 28956 2
  • 2 28958 2
  • 2 28960 2
  • 2 36837 2
  • 2 36838 2
  • 2 36839 2
  • 2 36840 2
  • 2 36841 2
  • 2 36842 2
  • 2 36843 2
  • 2 36844 2
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)303133992
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

    • Ellis LibraryBorrow it
      1020 Lowry Street, Columbia, MO, 65201, US
      38.944491 -92.326012
    • University of Missouri Libraries DepositoryBorrow it
      2908 Lemone Blvd, Columbia, MO, 65211, US
      38.919360 -92.291620
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