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Rosa Ponselle sings Verdi (1918-1928)

Rosa Ponselle (soprano), Giovanni Martinelli (tenor), Ezio Pinza (bass)

New York Metropolitan Opera Chorus

a wonderful gallery of perfection, beautifully transferred with the voice vividly caught



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 Excerpt, Verdi: Ernani

Work length4:29
  • Rosa Ponselle (soprano)
  • Studio orchestra
  • Rosario Bourdon
  • Recorded: 17 January 1928
  • Recording Venue: New York, USA

Ernani! Ernani, involami from Ernani

Track length4:29

 Excerpt, Verdi: I Vespri Siciliani

Work length3:25
  • Rosa Ponselle (soprano)
  • Recorded: 4th November, 1919

Merce, dilette amiche from I Vespri Siciliani

Track length3:25

Verdi: Il trovatore, Act III

Work length16:37
  • Rosa Ponselle (soprano), Giovanni Martinelli (tenor), Riccardo Stracciari (baritone)
  • Metropolitan Opera
  • Recorded: 16th November, 1922

Tacea la notte placida from Il trovatore

Track length4:10

D'amor sull'ali rosee from Il trovatore

Track length3:43

Miserere from Il trovatore

Track length4:30

Mira d'acerbe lagrime from Il trovatore

Track length4:14

 Excerpt, Verdi: La forza del destino

Work length17:29
  • Rosa Ponselle (soprano), Ezio Pinza (bass), Giovanni Martinelli (tenor)
  • Metropolitan Opera
  • Recorded: 17th January, 1928

Pace, pace, mio Dio from La forza del destino

Track length4:33

La vergine degli angeli from La forza del destino

Track length4:43

Io muoio!...Non imprecare, umiliati from La forza del destino

Track length8:13

 Excerpt, Verdi: Aida

Work length26:42
  • Rosa Ponselle (soprano), Giovanni Martinelli (tenor)
  • Recorded: 19th September, 1923

Ritorna vincitor from Aida

Track length4:47

O patria mia from Aida

Track length4:23

Pur ti riveggo... La tra foreste verginifrom Aida

Track length8:01

La fatal pietra... O terra addio (from Aida)

Track length9:31

 Excerpt, Verdi: Otello

Work length8:59
  • Rosa Ponselle (soprano)
  • Recorded: 23rd January, 1924

Piangea cantando nell'erma landa from Otello, Willow Song

Track length4:35

Ave Maria from Otello

Track length4:24