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San Francisco Opera Gems: Volume 1

San Francisco Opera Gems: Volume 1

Seasons 1936, 1939 and 1940

Bidú Sayao (Manon), Tito Schipa (Des Grieux), Richard Bonelli (Lescaut), Marjorie Lawrence (Carmen), Raoul Jobin (Don José), Ezio Pinza (Escamillo), Ezio Pinza (Figaro), Bidú Sayao (Susanna), John Brownlee (Count Almaviva), Elisabeth Rethberg (Countess Almaviva), Rise Stevens (Cherubino), Irra Petina...

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Contents

Massenet: Manon: Act 2

  • Recorded 13th October 1939
  • Bidú Sayao (Manon), Tito Schipa (Des Grieux), Richard Bonelli (Lescaut)
  • Orchestra and Chorus of San Francisco Opera House
  • Gaetano Merola

Bizet: Carmen: Act II

  • Recorded 25th October 1940
  • Marjorie Lawrence (Carmen), Raoul Jobin (Don José), Ezio Pinza (Escamillo)
  • Orchestra and Chorus of San Francisco Opera House
  • Gaetano Merola

Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro: Act 2

  • Recorded 12th October 1940
  • Ezio Pinza (Figaro), Bidú Sayao (Susanna), John Brownlee (Count Almaviva), Elisabeth Rethberg (Countess Almaviva), Rise Stevens (Cherubino), Irra Petina (Marcellina), Gerhard Pechner (Bartolo)
  • Orchestra and Chorus of San Francisco Opera House
  • Erich Leinsdorf

Verdi: Un Ballo in Maschera: excerpts from Act 2

  • Recorded 23rd October 1940
  • Elisabeth Rethberg (Amelia), Jussi Bjorling (Riccardo), Richard Bonelli (Renato)
  • Orchestra and Chorus of San Francisco Opera House
  • Gennaro Papi

Wagner: Die Walkure: Act 2

  • Recorded 13th November 1936
  • Kirsten Flagstad (Brünnhilde), Friedrich Schorr (Wotan), Lauritz Melchior (Siegmund), Lotte Lehmann (Sieglinde), Kathryn Meisle (Fricka), Emanuel List (Hunding)
  • Orchestra and Chorus of San Francisco Opera House
  • Fritz Reiner