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Author Ponselle, Rosa, 1897-1981. voc

Title Rosa Ponselle [sound recording] : the 1939 Victor and 1954 Villa Pace recordings.

Imprint [England?] : Romophone, p1996.

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 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    D PONS NVN P22CD    Available
Description 3 sound discs (217 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Songs and opera excerpts; piano acc. Includes a recorded interview with Ruby Mercer.
Compact discs; analog recordings.
In part previously released, as analog or 78-rpm discs.
Biographical and program notes by Ward Marston and David Alexander Terry, with discographic data ([18] p. : ill.) included.
Contents CD I (77:00). The 1939 Victor Recordings. Si tu voulais / Tosti (2:51) -- A l'aimé / de Fontenailles (3:48) -- The nightingale and the rose / Rimsky-Korsakov (3:49) -- When I have sung my songs / Charles (2:02; 2:16) -- Ave Maria / Schubert (5:11) -- On wings of dream / Arensky (3:39) -- Ave Maria / Schubert (5:07). -- The 1954 Villa Pace recordings. Plaisir d'amour /Martini (3:58) -- Jeune fillette / arr. Weckerlin (1:38) -- Beau soir / Debussy (2:32) -- Bonjour, Suzon / Delibes (2:46) -- La chevelure / Debussy (3:32) -- Carmen-Carmela / arr. Ross (2:21) -- El mirar de la Maja / Granados (3:19) -- La partida / Alvarez (4:09) -- La molinara: Nel cor più non mi sento / Paisiello (1:50) -- Star vicino / Rosa (1:45) -- 'A vucchella (1:59) ; Ideale (3:43) ; Marechiare (2:55) / Tosti -- Fa la nana, bambin / Sadero (2:43) -- Dicitencello vuje / Falvo (3:19) -- Could I / Tosti (4:58). --
(cont.): CD 2 (65:43). [1954 Villa Pace recordings] Amadis: Bois épais / Lully (3:13) -- Rosemonde / Persico (3:26) -- Guitares et mandolines / Saint-Saëns (1:31) -- Le temps des Lilas / Chausson (4:53) -- Von ewiger Liebe / Brahms (5:06) -- Mir träumte von einem Königskind / Trunk (3:07) -- Erlkönig / Schubert (3:59) -- In questa tomba oscura / Beethoven (3:20) -- Rispetto / Wolf-Ferrari (1:05) -- O del mio amato ben / Donaudy (4:28) -- Aprile / Tosti (2:53) -- Amuri, amuri (4:16) ; I battitori di grano (1:12) / Sadero -- Drink to me only with thine eyes / trad. (2:56) -- The night wind / Farley (1:36) -- Homing / del Riego (2:33). -- Interview with Ruby Mercer [comments on various songs] (13:56). --
(cont.): CD 3 (74:01). [1954 Villa Pace recordings] Le nozze di Figaro: Voi che sapete / Mozart (2:44) -- Tre giorni son che Nina / Ciampi (2:33) -- An die Musik (3:00) ; Der Tod und das Mädchen (2:49) / Schubert -- Träume / Wagner (5:01) -- Morgen / Strauss (3:59) -- Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt / Tchaikovsky (3:20) -- L'invitation au voyage / Duparc (4:23) -- Psyché /Paladilhe (3:09) -- Tristesse éternelle / Chopin (3:22) -- Asturiana (2:56) ; Nana (1:43) / de Falla -- My lovely Celia / Munro (2:21) -- In the Luxembourg gardens / Lockhart, Manning (2:15) -- Agnus Dei / Bizet (3:11) -- Ave Maria / Luzzi (4:18) -- Ave Maria / Millard (5:54) -- Ave Maria / Sandoval (4:29) -- Ave Maria / Tosti (3:38) -- Se / Denza (4:28) -- Colombetta / Buzzi-Peccia (3:30)
Performer Rosa Ponselle, soprano and (in part) piano ; with Romano Romani, Igor Chichagov, piano.
Event Recorded 1939 and 1954.
Language Sung variously in English, French, German, Italian, Latin and Spanish (partly in translation).
Subject Songs (High voice) with piano.
Sacred songs (High voice) with piano.
Operas -- Excerpts, Arranged.
Added Author Mercer, Ruby.
Romani, Romano, 1881-1958. Instrumentalist.
Chichagov, Igor. Instrumentalist.
Added Title 1939 Victor and 1954 Villa Pace recordings
Standard No. 5423810222
Music No. 81022-2 Romophone

 
    
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