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The Golden Age of the Gramophone: The 42 Best Loved Popular Classical Recordings - 1907-1945

Enrico Caruso, Amelta Galli-Curci, The Victor Orchestra, Pablo Casals, Nicolai Mednokov, Peter Dawson, Gerald Moore, Feodor Chaliapin, Wanda Landowska, Master Ernest Lough, George Thalben-Ball, The Choir of Temple Church London, Andrés Segovia, John McCormack, Edwin Schneider, Lawrence Tibbett, Marguerite...

2 CDs


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Leoncavallo: I Pagaliacci

Work length3:22
  • Enrico Caruso
  • Sir Henry Bishop

Bishop, H R: The Comedy of Errors - Incidental Music

Work length3:52
  • The Victor Orchestra, Amelta Galli-Curci
  • Sir Henry Bishop

 Excerpt, Saint-Saëns: Le carnaval des animaux

Work length2:47
  • Nicolai Mednokov, Pablo Casals
  • Sir Henry Bishop

Katie Moss: The Floral Dance

Work length3:13
  • Gerald Moore, Peter Dawson
  • Sir Henry Bishop

Kreisler: Alt-Wiener Tanzweisen

Work length3:09
  • Fritz Kreisler
  • Carl Lamson

Mussorgsky: Mephistopheles' Song of the Flea

Work length2:54
  • Feodor Chaliapin
  • Eugene Goossens

 Excerpt, Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 11 in A major, K331 'Alla Turca'

Work length2:22
  • Wanda Landowska
  • Sir Henry Bishop

Mendelssohn: Hear My Prayer

Work length8:01
  • The Choir of Temple Church London, George Thalben-Ball, Master Ernest Lough
  • Sir Henry Bishop

Tárrega: Recuerdos de la Alhambra

Work length3:32
  • Andrés Segovia
  • Sir Henry Bishop

Marshall, Charles: I Hear You Calling Me

Work length3:41
  • Edwin Schneider, John McCormack
  • Sir Henry Bishop

Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue

Work length9:13
  • George Gershwin
  • Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
  • Sir Henry Bishop

 Excerpt, Bizet: Carmen

Work length4:28
  • Flora Cingolani, Marguerite Belleri, Lawrence Tibbett
  • Giulio Setti

Grainger: Country Gardens

Work length1:51
  • Percy Grainger
  • Sir Henry Bishop

 Excerpt, Haydn: Piano Trio No. 39 in G major, Hob.XV:25 'Gypsy'

Work length3:15
  • Pablo Casals, Jaques Thibaud, Alfred Cortot
  • Sir Henry Bishop

Purcell: The Libertine or The Libertine Destroyed - incidental music, Z600

Work length3:22
  • Hallé Orchestra, Manchester Children's Choir
  • Gertrude Riall, Sir Hamilton Harty

 Excerpt, Humperdinck: Hänsel & Gretel

Work length3:16
  • Hallé Orchestra, Manchester Children's Choir
  • Gertrude Riall, Sir Hamilton Harty

Rachmaninov: Morceaux de fantaisie in C minor, Op. 3: II. Prelude

Work length3:38
  • Sergey Rachmaninov
  • Sir Henry Bishop

 Excerpt, Saint-Saëns: Samson et Dalila

Work length4:58
  • Marian Anderson
  • Lawrence Collingwood

Bach, J S: Cantata No. 147 - "Herzund Mund und Tat und Leben"

Work length3:10
  • Dame Myra Hess
  • Sir Henry Bishop

Valverde, J: Clavelitos

Work length2:13
  • Gustave Cloëz, Conchita Supervia
  • Sir Henry Bishop

Dinicu: Hora Staccato

Work length2:06
  • Emmanuel Bay, Jascha Heifetz
  • Sir Henry Bishop

 Excerpt, Verdi: La Traviata

Work length3:42
  • Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra of New York
  • Arturo Toscanini

 Excerpt, Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

Work length3:58
  • Lauritz Melchior
  • Sir John Barbirolli

Chopin: Waltz No. 7 in C sharp minor, Op. 64 No. 2

Work length3:08
  • Alfred Cortot
  • Sir Henry Bishop

 Excerpt, Puccini: La Bohème

Work length4:23
  • Beniamino Gigli
  • Eugene Goossens

Elgar: Salut d'amour, Op. 12

Work length3:13
  • The New Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Edward Elgar

Strauss, J, II: Casanova

Work length3:53
  • Orchestra of the Grossen Schauspielhaus, Berlin, Chorus of the Grossen Schauspielhaus, Berlin, Anni Frind
  • Ernst Hauke

Debussy: Suite bergamasque No. 3

Work length4:15
  • Walter Gieseking
  • Sir Henry Bishop

Kern: Ol' Man River (from Showboat)

Work length4:18
  • The Brunswick Concert Orchestra, Paul Robeson
  • Victor Young

Beethoven: Bagatelle in A minor

Work length3:05
  • Arthur Schnabel
  • Sir Henry Bishop

Bizet: La jolie fille de Perth (The Fair Maid of Perth)

Work length4:34
  • Heddle Nash
  • Joseph Batten

Chopin: Polonaise No. 6 in A flat major, Op. 53 'Héroïque'

Work length6:24
  • Arthur Rubinstein
  • Sir Henry Bishop

 Excerpt, Strauss, R: Der Rosenkavalier

Work length4:13
  • Maria Olszewska, Elisabeth Schumann, Lotte Lehmann
  • Robert Heger

Coates, E: By the Sleepy Lagoon

Work length4:42
  • Eric Coates

Lehár: The Land of Smiles (Das Land des Lächelns)

Work length3:24
  • Richard Tauber
  • Sir Henry Bishop

Delius: Koanga

Work length3:36
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Thomas Beecham

Fauré: Après un rêve, Op. 7 No. 1

Work length2:42
  • Gerald Moore, Dame Maggie Teyte
  • Sir Henry Bishop

Sinding: Frühlingsrauschen (Rustle of Spring), Op. 32 No 3

Work length2:18
  • Eileen Joyce
  • Sir Henry Bishop

Puccini: O mio babbino caro (from Gianni Schicchi)

Work length2:26
  • Dame Joan Hammond
  • Leslie Heward

Mozart: Horn Concerto No. 4 in E flat, K. 495: III. Rondo

Work length3:30
  • Dennis Brain
  • Norman Del Mar

Rachmaninov: All in the April Evening

Work length3:39
  • The Glasgow Orpheus Choir
  • Sir Hugh Robertson

 Excerpt, Puccini: Turandot

Work length3:20
  • Jussi Björling
  • Nils Grevillius