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Gigli & Melchior

03/17/12 12:00PM

We examine the careers of tenors Beniamino Gigli and Lauritz Melchior - both born on March 20, 1890.

Playlist

12:00pm

Die Entführung aus dem Serail: Overture (excerpt)
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ensemble: Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Conductor: Sir Charles Mackerras
CD/Album: Mozart - Die Entführung aus dem Serail
Record co./Cat #: Telarc 80544
Release Year: 2000
 
 

12:04pm

Pagliacci: "Vesti la giubba"
Composer: Ruggero Leoncavallo
Soloists: Beniamino Gigli, tenor
CD/Album: Gigli Edition, Vol. 2
Record co./Cat #: Naxos 8.110263
Release Year: 2003
 
 

12:08pm

Pagliacci: "Vesti la giubba"
Composer: Ruggero Leoncavallo
Soloists: Lauritz Melchior, tenor
 
 

12:13pm

L'africana: "O paradiso"
Composer: Giacomo Meyerbeer
Soloists: Lauritz Melchior, tenor
 
 

12:16pm

L'africana: "O paradiso"
Composer: Giacomo Meyerbeer
Soloists: Beniamino Gigli, tenor
CD/Album: Gigli Volume 1
Record co./Cat #: Nimbus 7807
Release Year: 1990
 
 

12:21pm

Tosca: "E lucevan le stelle"
Composer: Giacomo Puccini
Soloists: Beniamino Gigli, tenor
CD/Album: Gigli Edition, Vol. 2
Record co./Cat #: Naxos 8.110263
Release Year: 2003
 
 

12:25pm

Die Meistersinger: "Selig, wie die Sonne"
Composer: Richard Wagner
Soloists: Lauritz Melchior, tenor
 
 

12:29pm

La bohème: “Che gelida manina”
Composer: Giacomo Puccini
Soloists: Beniamino Gigli, tenor
CD/Album: Gigli Volume 2
Record co./Cat #: Nimbus 7817
Release Year: 1990
 
 

12:34pm

Die Walküre: "Winterstürm"
Composer: Richard Wagner
Soloists: Lauritz Melchior, tenor ; Frieda Leider, soprano
 
 

12:40pm

Les pêcheurs de perles: "Au fond du temple saint"
Composer: Georges Bizet
Soloists: Beniamino Gigli, tenor ; Giuseppe de Luca, baritone
CD/Album: Gigli Volume 2
Record co./Cat #: Nimbus 7817
Release Year: 1990
 
 

12:45pm

Serenata
Composer: Enrico Toselli
Soloists: Beniamino Gigli, tenor
CD/Album: Gigli Edition, Vol. 2
Record co./Cat #: Naxos 8.110263
Release Year: 2003
 
 

12:49pm

Ich denke dein, Op. 78, No. 3
Composer: Robert Schumann
Ensemble: RCA Victor Orchestra
Conductor: Bruno Reibold
Soloists: Lauritz Melchior, tenor ; Lotte Lehmann, soprano
CD/Album: Lauritz Melchior - Wagner - Schumann
Record co./Cat #: RCA 7914
Release Year: 1990
 
 

12:53pm

Andrea Chénier: “Un dì all’ azzurro spazio”
Composer: Umberto Giordano
Ensemble: Hungarian State Orchestra
Conductor: Giuseppe Patanè
Soloists: José Carreras, tenor
CD/Album: Carreras - Domingo - Pavarotti
Record co./Cat #: Sony 47176
Release Year: 1976
 
 
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