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Author Gigli, Beniamino, 1890-1957.

Title Beniamino Gigli [sound recording] : a life in words and music / written and narrated by Graeme Kay.

Imprint [s.l.] : Naxos, p2004.

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    B GIGL BGL G48CD    DUE 10-06-17 Billed
Description 4 sound discs (312 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Compact discs.
Narration of the life of tenor Beniamino Gigli with 40 original recordings from 1918 to 1952.
Title from container.
Program notes by Graeme Kay (27 p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Contents CD 1: Cielo e mar from La Gioconda / Ponchielle (5:22) -- O soave fanciulla from La Boheme / Puccini (3:36) -- Spirto gentil from La favorita / Donizetti (4:03) -- O surdato nnammurto / Cannio (2:26) -- Ah! ritrovarla nella sua capanna' from Lodoletta / Mascagni (3:42) -- E lucevan le stelle from Tosca / Puccini (2:56) -- Apri la tua finestra!' from Iris / Mascagni (2:35) -- Mamma, quel vino e generoso from Cavalleria rusticana / Mascagni (4:18) -- Giunto sul passo estremo from Mefistofele / Boito (3:27) -- CD 2: Tombe del'avi miei' from Lucia di Lammermoor / Donizetti (4:40) -- Un di all'azzuro spazio from Andrea Chénier / Giordano (4:26) -- De' miei bollenti spiriti from La traviata / Verdi (4:22) -- Vainement, mu bien aimee from Le Roi d'Ys / Lalo (3:26) -- O dolce incanto from Man / Massenet (3:36) -- Nel verde maggio grom Loreley/ Catalini (2:28) -- Ah! me fuis pas encore! from Romeo et Juliette / Gounod (2:14) -- O paradiso from L'Africaine /Meyerbeer (3:57) -- The Lost Chord / Sullivan (4:29) -- Quanto e bella from L'elisir d'amore / Donizetti (2:52)
CD 3: M'appari [ach! So fromm] from Marta [Martha] / Flotow (3:39) -- Gigli in an interview at the Savoy Hotel, London / Speech (0:43) -- No, Pagliaccio non son! fromPagliacci / Leoncavallo (3:14) -- Suvvia, cosi terribile from Pagliacci / Leoncavallo (2:57) --Non ti scordar di me / De Curtis (5:59) -- O soave fanciulla from La Boheme / Puccini (3:34) -- Recondita armonia from tosca / Puccini (2:49) -- E lucevan le stelle from Tosca / Puccini (2:41) -- Ingemisco from the Requiem / Verdi (3:39) --Closing moments of Act I, Madama Butterfly / Puccini (4:18) -- CD 4. Introductory speech to Cavalleria rusticana by Mascagni (0:50) -- Mamma, quel vino e generoso from Cavalleria rusticana / Mascagni (4:45) -- Un di all'azzuro spazio from Andrea Chénier / Giordano (5:09) -- Come un bel di di maggio from Andrea Chénier / Giordano (3:04) -- Tecoio sto "Gran Dio" from Un ballo in maschera / Verdi (1:21) -- Non sai tu che se l'anima mia from Un ballo in maschera / Verdi (3:33) -- Oh, qual soave brivido from In ballo in maschera / Verdi (3:24) -- Celeste Aida from Aida / Verdi (4:35) -- Pur ti riveggo, mia dolce Aida from Aida / Verdi (3:15) -- Speech given by Gigli after a concert at the Royal Albert Hall (0:42) -- Ritorna amore / Di Veroli (3:34) -- Santa Lucia / Cottrau (3:06) -- O paradiso from L'africaine / Meyerbeer (2:28)
Subject Operas -- Excerpts.
Songs (High voice) with orchestra.
Added Author Graeme, Kay.
Note Title from spine: Life in words & music
ISBN 1843790742
9781843790747
Standard No. 636943814826
Music No. 8.558148-51 Naxos

 
    
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