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The First Opera Recordings (1895-1902)

Fraulein Vroni Eidner (soprano), A. Del Campo (baritone), Ferruccio Giannini (tenor), Edith Clegg (soprano), Ellen Beach Yaw (soprano), W.A. Fransella (flute), Edna May (soprano), Marie Tempest (soprano), Kate Cove (soprano), Caro Roma (soprano), Louise Kirkby Lunn (contralto), Joseph O'Mara (tenor),...

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Moritz West: Der Vogelhandler

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  • Studio pianist (piano), Fraulein Vroni Eidner (soprano)
  • Recorded: 24 June 1897
  • Recording Venue: New York

Der Vogelhandler, Act I: Die Nachtigall

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 Excerpt, Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia

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  • Studio pianist (piano), A. Del Campo (baritone)
  • Recorded: 06 June 1898
  • Recording Venue: New York

Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville), Act I: Largo al factotum della citta

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 Excerpt, Verdi: Luisa Miller

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  • Studio pianist (piano), Ferruccio Giannini (tenor)
  • Recorded: 25 June 1897
  • Recording Venue: New York

Luisa Miller, Act II: Quando le sere al placido

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Mark Mary Lemon: Daddy

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  • Studio pianist (piano), Edith Clegg (soprano)
  • Recorded: 28 October 1898
  • Recording Venue: London, England

 Excerpt, Gounod: Faust

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  • Les Troubadors Toulousains
  • Recorded: 25 January 1899
  • Recording Venue: London, England

Faust, Act IV: Finale du dernier Acte

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 Excerpt, Auber: Manon Lescaut

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  • Studio pianist (piano), Ellen Beach Yaw (soprano)
  • Recorded: 11 March 1899
  • Recording Venue: London, England

Manon Lescaut, Act I: C'est l'histoire amoureuse

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 Excerpt, Meyerbeer: L'étoile du nord

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  • Studio pianist (piano), W.A. Fransella (flute), Ellen Beach Yaw (soprano)
  • Recorded: 18 MArch 1899
  • Recording Venue: London, England

L'etoile du nord, Act II: Cadenza

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Massé, V: Les noces de Jeannette

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  • Studio pianist (piano), Ellen Beach Yaw (soprano), W.A. Fransella (flute)
  • Recorded: 18 March 1899
  • Recording Venue: London, England

Les noces de Jeannette: Le chant du rossignol

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Kerker: The Belle of New York

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  • Studio pianist (piano), Edna May (soprano)
  • Recorded: 08 May 1900
  • Recording Venue: London, England

The Belle of New York: Follow on

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Alfred de Musset: Les filles de Cadix (The Maids of Cadiz)

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  • Studio pianist (piano), Marie Tempest (soprano)
  • Recorded: 08 March 1901
  • Recording Venue: London, England
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Owen Hall: The Geisha, A Story Of ATea House

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  • Marie Tempest (soprano), Studio pianist (piano)
  • Recorded: 18 March 1901
  • Recording Venue: London, England

The Geisha, A Story Of ATea House, Act II: The Jewel of Asia

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 Excerpt, Gounod: Faust

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  • Studio pianist (piano), Marie Tempest (soprano)
  • Recorded: 18 March 1901
  • Recording Venue: London, England

Faust, Act III: Chanson du roi de Thule - Air des Bijoux (Sung in Italian)

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Chaminade: Mon coeur chante

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  • Studio pianist (piano), Marie Tempest (soprano)
  • Recorded: March 1901
  • Recording Venue: London, England

Bishop, H R: Should He Upbraid

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  • Kate Cove (soprano), Studio pianist (piano)
  • Recorded: 1901
  • Recording Venue: London, England

Edward Fitzball: Maritana

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  • Studio pianist (piano), Caro Roma (soprano)
  • Recorded: 13 March 1901
  • Recording Venue: London, England

Maritana, Act III. Scenes That Are Brightest

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Nevin, E W: One spring morning

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  • Studio pianist (piano), Louise Kirkby Lunn (contralto)
  • Recorded: 1902
  • Recording Venue: London, England

Ronald: Friend and Lover

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  • Studio pianist (piano), Joseph O'Mara (tenor)
  • Recorded: 1902
  • Recording Venue: London, England

Paul Milliet: Herodiade

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  • Gabriel Soulacroix (baritone), Studio pianist (piano)
  • Recorded: 15 August 1900
  • Recording Venue: Paris, France

Herodiade, Act II: Vision fugitive

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Washington Irving: Rip Van Winkle

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  • Studio pianist (piano), Gabriel Soulacroix (baritone)
  • Recorded: 17 August 1900
  • Recording Venue: Paris, France

Rip van Winkle, Act I: Couplets des enfants

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A. Carre: La Basoche

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  • Studio pianist (piano), Gabriel Soulacroix (baritone)
  • Recorded: 7 August 1900
  • Recording Venue: Paris, France

La Basoche, Act III: A ton amour simple et sincere

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Diaz de la Pena: Benvenuto Cellini

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  • Studio pianist (piano), Rene Fournets (bass)
  • Recorded: 13 August 1900
  • Recording Venue: Paris, France

Benvenuto Cellini: De l'art splendeur immortelle

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 Excerpt, Bizet: La jolie fille de Perth

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  • Rene Fournets (bass), Studio pianist (piano)
  • Recorded: 10 August 1900
  • Recording Venue: Paris, France

La jolie fille de Perth, Act II: Air: Tra, La, La, Tra, La La,!

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Faure, J B: Les Myrtes sont Fletries

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  • Paul Daraux (baritone), Studio pianist (piano)
  • Recorded: 1903
  • Recording Venue: Paris, France

Verdi: Il trovatore (Sung in German)

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  • Studio pianist (piano), Hermann Winkelmann (tenor)
  • Recorded: 1900
  • Recording Venue: Wien

Il trovatore, Act III: Standchen (Sung in German)

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 Excerpt, Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

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  • Hermann Winkelmann (tenor), Studio pianist (piano)
  • Recorded: 1900
  • Recording Venue: Wien

Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg (The Mastersingers of Nuremberg), Act III: Ein Werbelied!

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Faust

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  • Selma Kurz (soprano), Studio pianist (piano)
  • Recorded: May 1900
  • Recording Venue: Wien

Faust, Act I: Ne permettrez-vous pas

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 Excerpt, Thomas, Ambroise: Mignon

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  • Selma Kurz (soprano), Studio pianist (piano)
  • Recorded: May 1900
  • Recording Venue: Wien

Mignon, Act II: Styrienne

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Richard Genee: Die Fledermaus

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  • Annie Dirkens (soprano), Studio pianist (piano)
  • Recorded: March 1901
  • Recording Venue: Austria

Die Fledermaus, Act I: Mein Herr, was dachten Sie von mir

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trad.: Kdoz by te Marenko nemiloval

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  • Studio pianist (piano), Franz Pacal (tenor)
  • Recorded: 1901
  • Recording Venue: Wien

Solomon Hermann von Mosenthal: Die Konigin von Saba (The Queen of Sheba), Op. 27

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  • Studio pianist (piano), Leopold Demuth (baritone)
  • Recorded: 1902
  • Recording Venue: Wien

Die Konigin von Saba (The Queen of Sheba), Op. 27: Tempelscene des Salomo

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H. Schmidt: 5 Romanzen und Lieder, Op. 84

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  • Irene Abendroth (soprano), Studio pianist (piano)
  • Recorded: 1902
  • Recording Venue: Dresden, Germany

5 Romanzen und Lieder, Op. 84: No. 4. Vergebliches Standchen

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 Excerpt, Bizet: Carmen

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  • Studio pianist (piano), Theodor Bertram (baritone)
  • Recorded: 1902
  • Recording Venue: Berlin, Germany

Carmen, Act III: Torerolied (Sung in German)

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 Excerpt, Lortzing: Der Waffenschmied (The Armorer of Worms)

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  • Studio pianist (piano), Theodor Bertram (baritone)
  • Recorded: 1902
  • Recording Venue: Berlin, Germany

Der Waffenschmied (The Armorer of Worms), Act III: Auch ich war ein Jungling mit lockigem Haar

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 Excerpt, Leoncavallo: Pagliacci

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  • Studio pianist (piano), Desire Pauwels (tenor)
  • Recorded: 1901
  • Recording Venue: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Pagliacci, Act I: Vesti la giubba (Sung in German)

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Pavlos Carrer: Marco Botsaris

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  • Studio pianist (piano), Giovanni Apostulo (tenor)
  • Recorded: December 1902

Pennino: Ghiati? (Why?)

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  • Studio pianist (piano), Giovanni Apostulo (tenor)
  • Recorded: July 1902

 Excerpt, Puccini: Manon Lescaut

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  • Studio pianist (piano), Giovanni Apostulo (tenor)
  • Recorded: December 1902

Manon Lescaut, Act I: Tra voi, belle, brune e bionde

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trad.: Kol Nidre

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  • Studio pianist (piano), Felix Asch (baritone)
  • Recorded: 1901
  • Recording Venue: Berlin, Germany
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