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Selected arias for tenor and other voices by Verdi, Leoncavallo and more
Enrico Caruso (tenor), Frieda Hempel (soprano), Leon Rothier (bass), Andres De Segurola (bass), Maria Duchene (mezzo-soprano), Gaetano Scognamiglio (piano)
Victor Orchestra, New York Metropolitan Opera Chorus
Selected arias for tenor by Verdi, Gomes and more
Enrico Caruso (tenor), Alma Gluck (soprano), Emmy Destinn (soprano), Frances Alda (soprano), Mischa Elman (violin), Gaetano Scognamiglio (piano)
New York Metropolitan Opera Chorus, New York Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Victor Orchestra, Giulio Setti, Walter B. Rogers
Lauritz Melchior (Siegmund), Astrid Varnay (Sieglinde), Helen Traubel (Brünnhilde), Friedrich Schorr (Wotan), Kerstin Thorborg (Fricka)
New York Metropolitan Opera and Chorus, Erich Leinsdorf
an electrifying performance, starrily cast, with radio sound giving clear focus to the voices...[Melchior] is in heroic voice...Varnay is a warm Sieglinde...Traubel sings with a rock-like firmness... — More…
Hertha Glaz, Thomas Haysward, Hans Hoffer, Set Svanhlom, Astird Varnay
New York Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus, Fritz Reiner
...a searingly dramatic performance under Fritz Reiner with a cast as starry as one could imagine. Reiner's conducting is urgent and intense from start to finish, with Hans Hotter in his prime... — More…
Rose Bampton (Alceste), René Maison (Admète), Leonard Warren (High Priest), George Cehanovsky (Herald), Alessio De Paolis (Evandre), Arthur Kent (Voice of Apollon), Marita Farell (Woman), Maxine Stellman, Helen Olheim, Wilfred Engelman (Leaders of the People)
New York Metropolitan Opera Orchestra...
Sung in English
Rosalind Elias (mezzo-soprano), Patrice Munsel (soprano), Alessio De Paolis (tenor), Theodore Uppman (baritone), Calvin Marsh (baritone), Cyril Ritchard (vocals), Charles Anthony Caruso (tenor), Paul Franke (tenor), Ralph Herbert (baritone), Heidi Krall (soprano), Madelaine Chambers (soprano)
New York Recordings 1927-28
Beniamino Gigli (tenor), Giuseppe De Luca (baritone), Amelita Galli-Curci (soprano), Louise Homer (contralto), Angelo Bada (tenor), Ezio Pinza (bass)
Metropolitan Opera Chorus & Orchestra, Rosario Bourdon, Giulio Setti