Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Ah! Non giunge
Luisa Tetrazzini 3:09
2 No! Pagliaccio non son
Enrico Caruso 3:27
3 Brindisi
Ernestine Schumann-Heink 3:04
4 Il mio tesoro
John McCormack 4:16
5 Son vergin vezzosa
Amelita Galli-Curci 4:05
6 Largo al factotum
Riccardo Stracciari 4:11
7 Casta Diva
Rosa Ponselle 8:04
8 A te o cara
Giacomo Lauri-Volpi 3:42
9 In questa Reggia
Eva Turner 5:54
10 Eri tu
Lawrence Tibbett 4:38
11 Habañera
Conchita Supervía 4:21
12 Che gelida manina
Beniamino Gigli 4:28
13 Softy awakes my heart
Marian Anderson 5:02
14 Suzel, buon dì
Tito Schipa and Mafalda Favero 9:25
15 Ombra di Nube
Claudia Muzio 3:24
16 Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön
Richard Tauber 4:02

Credits

CD 1

baritone vocals:
Riccardo Stracciari (1917-05-19) (track 6)
Lawrence Tibbett (1929) (track 10)
choir vocals:
composer:
Vincenzo Bellini (Sicilian opera composer) (tracks 1, 5)
Pietro Mascagni (track 14)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (track 9)
Gioachino Rossini (Italian composer 1792-1868) (track 6)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (tracks 3, 10)
Vincenzo Bellini (Sicilian opera composer) (– 1831) (track 7)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1791) (track 16)
Vincenzo Bellini (Sicilian opera composer) (1835) (track 8)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (1896) (track 12)
Licinio Refice (1935) (track 15)
conductor:
Giulio Setti (track 7)
Stanford Robinson (1928) (track 9)
Gustave Cloëz (1930) (track 11)
Lawrance Collingwood (1930-09-04) (track 13)
Eugene Goossens (1931) (track 12)
Licinio Refice (1935) (track 15)
Giuseppe Antonicelli (1937) (track 14)
Karl Alwin (1938-03) (track 16)
contralto vocals:
Ernestine Schumann-Heink (1909-09-17) (track 3)
Marian Anderson (classical contralto singer) (1930-09-04) (track 13)
librettist:
Giuseppe Adami (track 9)
Giuseppe Giacosa (track 12)
Luigi Illica (track 12)
Carlo Pepoli (Italian librettist, 19th c.) (track 5)
Felice Romani (track 1)
Emanuel Schikaneder (track 16)
Renato Simoni (track 9)
Antonio Somma (track 10)
Cesare Sterbini (track 6)
Felice Romani (– 1831) (track 7)
Emidio Mucci (1935) (track 15)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Conchita Supervía (1930) (track 11)
orchestra:
soprano vocals:
Rosa Ponselle (track 7)
Luisa Tetrazzini (1911-03-18) (track 1)
Amelita Galli-Curci (1923-09-11) (track 5)
Eva Turner (1928) (track 9)
Claudia Muzio (1935) (track 15)
Mafalda Favero (1937) (track 14)
tenor vocals:
Enrico Caruso (1910-12-28) (track 2)
John McCormack (1916-05-09) (track 4)
Giacomo Lauri-Volpi (1928-01-16) (track 8)
Beniamino Gigli (1931) (track 12)
Tito Schipa (1937) (track 14)
Richard Tauber (1938-03) (track 16)
recorded at:
arrangements:
"Mon cœur s'ouvre a ta voix" (Samson et Dalila) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 13)
Mon cœur s'ouvre à ta voix (for cello and piano, Papin) (track 13)
is the basis for:
Figaro (track 6)
later parody versions:
Honneur aux barbus (track 6)
part of:
Norma: Atto I (track 7)
Pagliacci: Atto II (track 2)
Turandot: Atto II (track 9)
I puritani: Atto I (tracks 5, 8)
La bohème: Atto I (track 12)
recording of:
Turandot: Atto II, Scena II. “In questa reggia” (Turandot, La folla, Calaf) (1928) (track 9)
Ombra di nube (1935) (track 15)