Great voices of the century

Notes

  • Operatic arias and songs, accompanied by orchestra or piano.
  • "Recorded originally 1902-44."
  • Program notes on container.

Contents

  • I Pagliacci. Vesti la giubba / Leoncavallo (Beniamino Gigli, tenor, with orchestra) -- Nacht und Träume / Schubert (Elisabeth Schumann, soprano, with Gerald Moore, piano) -- Semele. Where'er you walk / Handel (John McCormack, tenor, with orchestra) -- Die Fledermaus. Mein Herr, was dächten Sie? / J. Strauss (Lotte Lehmann, soprano, with orchestra) -- Boris Godunov. Ah! I am suffocating / Mussorgsky (Feodor Chaliapin, bass, with orchestra) --Mattinata / Tosti (Nellie Melba, soprano, with orchestra) --
  • (continued) Cavalleria rusticana. Voi lo sapete / Mascagni (Claudia Muzio, soprano, with orchestra) -- Manon. Ah! dispar, vision / Massenet (Tito Schipa, tenor, with orchestra) -- Beau soir / Debussy (Maggie Teyte, soprano, with Gerald Moore, piano) -- Tristan und Isolde. Love duet, excerpt / Wagner (Frida Leider, soprano ; Lauritz Melchoir, tenor, with orchestra) -- Rigoletto. Questa o quella / Verdi (Enrico Caruso, tenor, with piano)
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