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List of Disc Contents:

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| 1996
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2021:

Chapi: Las hijas del Zebedeo: Act 2, No. 8 - “Carceleras”
--ESPERANZA CLASENTI, Soprano
Donizetti: La Favorita: Act 4 - Spirto gentil ne' sogni miei
--ARISTODEMO GIORGINI
, Tenor

Saint-Saëns: Samson et Dalila, Act 1 - “Printemps qui commence”
--NINI FRASCANI, Mezzo-Soprano
Gounod: Faust: Act 4 - “Écoute-moi bien, Marguerite!”
--OSKAR KAMIONSKY, Baritone
Menasci/Maacagni: “Stornelli marini”
--LUISA ARDIZZONI-TOSI, Soprano
Boieldieu: La Dame Blanche, Act 1 - “Ah, quel plaisir d'être soldat!”
--AUGUST BOCKMANN
, Tenor

Gastaldon: “Musica proibita”
--ELISA PETRI, Soprano/Mezzo-Soprano
Leoncavallo: Pagliacci: “Vesti la giubba”
--LOUIS GOLDSTEEN (LOUIS DORNAY)
, Tenor

Gounod: Faust: Act 3 - “Oh Dieu! Que de bijoux ... Ah! Je ris de me voir si belle en ce miroir” (“Air des bijoux”)
--BERTHE CÉSAR
,
Soprano
Massenet: Hérodiade: Act 2, Scene 1 - “Vision Fugitive”
--MAURICE SAUVAGEOT
, Baritone

Février: Gismonda: No. 6 - “La paix du cloître”

--MATHILDE SAIMAN
, Mezzo-Soprano

Urzo (arr. Boissières) - “Chuia” (“Mélodie Populaire Basque”)
--GUY CAZENAVE
, Tenor

Verdi: Aida: Act 3 - “Ciel, mio padre!...Rivedrai le foreste imbalsamate...Su, dunque! Sorgete

--TINA POLI-RANDACCIO
, Soprano/GIOVANNI INGILLERI, Baritone
Puccini:
La Boh
ème: Act 1 - Si, chiamano Mimi
--MARIA JANOWSKA
, Soprano

Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia: Act 1 - “Manca un foglio”
--ANTONIO GELLI
, Bass-Baritone

Sinding: Herrens moder, høje, milde”, Op.50, No. 11
--KERSTIN THORBORG
, Contralto
Wolf-Ferrari:
Sly: Act 3 -
Excerpt (Recitative...“Non sono un buffone”
--JOZEF STERKENS
, Tenor

Donizetti: La Fille du Régiment: Act 2 - “Salut à la France”
--YVONNE BROTHIER
, Soprano
Verdi: Il Trovatore: Act 3, Scene 2 - “Ah! si, ben mio coll'essere”
--JOSÉ SOLER
, Tenor
Puccini:
Turandot: Act 3, Scene 1 -
“Tu che di gel sei cinta”
--LORETTA DI LELIO
, Soprano

Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov: Act 1, Scene 2 - “Varlaam's Song” (“Siege of Kazan”)
--EDWIN STEFFE
, Bass-Bariton
e

TOTAL TIME: 78'33"

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2019 - 2020:

Huberti: Sonnet de Ronsard
--ERNEST VAN DYKE
, Tenor
Boïto:
Mefistofele: Act 3:L'Altra Notte in fondo al mare
--EMMA CARELLI, Soprano
Berger:
Lied des Corsaren, Op. 34, No.3
--
LEOPOLD DEMUTH, Baritone
Novotný:
Tete voda proti vode, Libicka posen
--
OTAKAR MARÁK, Tenor
Verdi:
Messa di Requiem -Tuba mirum
--
VINCENZO BETTONI, Bass
Verdi:
Messa di Requiem -Liber Scriptus
--
ADELE PONZANO, Mezzo-Soprano
Verdi:
Il Trovatore: Act 1, Sc. 2: Tacea la notte placida
--
ROSINA BUCKMAN, Soprano
W. M. Hutchison:
Dream Faces
--
CLARENCE WHITEHILL, Baritone
Knox/Ilyinsky:
Cradle Song"
--
SOPHIE BRESLAU, Contralto
Mascagni:
Il Piccolo Marat: Act 3: Ah! se tu m'ami Mariella
--LUIGI ABRATE, Tenor
Brahms:
Vergebliches Ständchen", OP. 84, No.4
--HELENA FORTI, Soprano
Rousseau:
La Hulla: Act 3, Sc.3: Arrivera ce qui doit arriver
--ÉMILE MARCELIN, Tenor
Rousseau:
La Hulla: Act 4, Sc.1: Que cette nuit
--ÉMILE MARCELIN
, Tenor
Romberg/Hammerstein II:
The New Moon, Act 1:Wanting You
--EVELYN HERBERT
, Soprano
Alonso/Arniches/J. de Lucio:
Coplas de Ronda
--ROGELIO BALDRICH
, Tenor
Wagner:
Lohengrin: Act 2, Sc. 1:Euch lüften, die mein Klagen
--ANDRÉE MARILLIET
, Soprano [corrected]
Mascagni:
Cavalleria rusitcana - O Lola, ch'ai di latti la cammisa (Siciliana)
--CLEMENS ANDRIJENKO, Tenor
Marx :
Ave Maria"
--BIDU SAYÃO, Soprano
Verdi:
Rigoletto: Act 2: Cortigiani, vil razza dannata
--KARL SCHMITT-WALTER, Baritone
Massenet:
Manon: Act 3, Sc. 1: Je marche sur tous les chemins... Obéissonsquand leur voix appelle (Gavotte)
--VERNA OSBORNE
, Soprano
Puccini:
Tosca: Act 3: E lucevan le stelle"
--GIORGIO SEMBRI, Tenor
Herbert/Blossom:
Mlle. Modiste: Act 1: Kiss Me Again
--FRIEDA VAN HESSEN, Soprano

TOTAL TIME: 77'14"

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2018:

David: Herculanum: Act 2 - L'estase - je veux almer toujours
--CHARLES ROUSSELIÈRE, Tenor
Rimsky-Korsakov:
Oh, If you would for a moment, Op.29 No. 12
--MARIA BRIAN, Soprano
Nicolai: Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor: Act II, Scene 1 -
Als Blublein klein an der Mutter Brust" -
--LÉON RAINS, Bass
German: Tom Jones: Act 3, No. 21a - Recitative and Waltz Song:
Which is my own true self?.... For tonight
--CONSTANCE DREVER, Soprano
Herman:
Salomo, Op. 23, No. 1
--KARL JÖRN, Tenor
Macagni: Iris: Act 2 -
Io pingo
--LINDA CANNETTI, Soprano
Tchaikovsky:
Disenchantment," Op.65, No. 2
--JOACHIM V. TARTAKOV, Baritone
Verdi: La forza del destino: Act 2, Scene 2 -
Solenne in quest'ora -
--HIPOLITO LAZARO, Tenor & RICCARDO STRACCIARI, Baritone
Alabieff:
The Nightingale
--IRENE EDEN, Soprano
Mozart: Don Giovanni: Act 2, Scene 1 - "Deh, vieni alla finestra

--GIUSEPPE DANISE, Baritone
Mascagni: L'amico Fritz: Act 1 -
Son pochi fiori
--FRANCES ALDA, Soprano
Mascagni: L'amico Fritz: Act 3 -
Non mi resta che il pianto
--FRANCES ALDA, Soprano
Puccini: Tosca: Act 1 -
Recondita armonia
--THOMAS BURKE, Tenor
A. Gordon Thomas:
Summer Night
--JEANNE GORDON, Contralto
Klingsor/Almaby:
Paysage d'or
--MIGUEL VILLABELLA, Tenor
Tchaikovsky:
None But the Lonely Heart, Op. 6., No. 6
--HULDA LASHANSKA, Soprano
Halévy: La Juive: Act 2, No. 8b - Cavatine:
Dieu, que ma voix tremblante
--LOUIS ORLIAC, Tenor
Zandonai: 6 Melodie, No. 4:
La Serenata
--GRAZIELLA VALLE, Soprano
Mussorgsky:
The song of the Flea
--HANS REINMAR, Tenor
Schubert:
Ave Maria, D. 839
--ELISABETH GRÜMMER, Soprano
Schubert: Schwanengesang:
Aufenthalt, D. 957, No. 5
--TIIT KUUSIK, Bass-Baritone
Handel: Messiah, HWV 56: Paert 1, Scene 5, No. 20 -
Come Unto Him
--EILEEN FARRELL, Soprano
Rossini: Stabat Mater: No.8 -
Inflammatus
--EILEEN FARRELL, Soprano

TOTAL TIME: 78'30"

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2017:

Cui: Prisoner of the Caudus: Act 1 - I await deliverance from the torments”
--LEONID SOBINOV
, Tenor

Saint-Saens: Samson et Dalila: Act 2 - Mon coeur, s'ouvre a ta voix”
--NINI FRASCANI
, Mezzo-Soprano

Wagner: Lohengrin, Act 3, Scene 2: “In fernem Land!”
--NIELS HANSEN
, Tenor

Verdi: Il Trovatore: Act , Scene 1: “Stride la vampa”
--AGNES HERMANN
, Alto

Massenet: Hérodiade, Act 4, Tableau 1: “Adieu donc, vains objets qui nous charment sur terre” (“Air de Jean”) -
--LÉON BAYLE, Tenor
Goldmark: Die Königin von Saba, Act 2: "Blick' empor zu jenen Räuman!"
--KARL RENNER
, Baritone

Weber: Der Freischütz: Act 3: Einst träumte meiner sel'gen Base" ("Romanze des Äanchen") -
--ELSE KNEPEL, Soprano
Tost: Ideale -
--ARTHUR DESCAMPS
, Tenor
Brahms:
“Von ediger Liebe
", Op. 43 No. 1
--EMMY BETTENDORF
, Soprano

Richard Strauss: Ruhe, meine Seele! Op. 27, No. 1
--FRASER GANGE
, Baritone

Richard Strauss:
“Cäcilie
", Op. 27, No.2
--MAFALDA SALVATINI
, Soprano
Dunn:
“The Bitterness of Love
"
--BROWNING MUMMERY
, Tenor
Charpentier:
Louise, Act 3: “Depuis le jour”
--INÈS JOUGLET
, Soprano

Puccini: Manon Lescaut, Act 1: "Donna non vidi mai!"
--GORGES JOUATTE
, Tenor
Joyce/Brown:
Sleep, Now", Op. 10, No. 2
--MARILYN COTLOW
, Soprano
Tagore/Hageman:
At the well"
--MARILYN COTLOW
, Soprano
Mussorgsky:
Songs and Dances of Death: No 4 “The Field Marshal”
--CHARLES SOIX
, Bass
Verdi:
La Traviata, Act 1: “E strano! ... Ah, fors'e lui; Sempre Libera”
--FRIEDA van HESSEM, Soprano
Lalo:
Le Roi d'Ys: Act 3: “Vainement, ma vien aimée" ("Aubade”)
--GEORGES NORÉ
, Tenor
Grieg:
Ein Traum", Op. 48, No. 6
--LUCINE AMARA
, Soprano
Vocal Melodies of Scotland (1841) - Round No. 9598:
The Bonnie Banks o' Loch Lomond"
--LUCINE AMARA, Soprano

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2016:

Margis: Valse Bleue
--GERMAINE GALLOIS, Soprano
Brandt:
O Maienzeit, O Liebestraum -
--FRANZ BIRRENKOVEN, Tenor
Fuentes:
Tu ("Habanera)
--ROSALIA CHALIA, Soprano
Verdi:
Rigoletto: Act 1 -
Pari siamo!
--ERNESTO BADINI, Baritone
Mozart:
Die Entführung aus dem Serail: Act 2, No 12 -
Welche Wonne, welche Lust
--MARIE KELDORFER, Soprano
Wagner:
Gotterdammerung: Act 1, Scene 1 -
Hier sitz' ich zur Wacht, wahre den Hof (Hagens Nachtgesang) -
--RIKÁRD ERDŐS, Bass
Verdi:
Aïda: Act 1, Scene 1 -
Ritorna vincitor
--CAROLINA WHITE, Soprano
Grieg:
Sigurd Jorsalfer: Two Songs, Op. 22, No. 1 - Norrönnakvadet
--ERIK OLE BYE, Baritone
Verdi:
La Traviata: Act 1 -
È strano! ... Ah, fors'è lui; Sempre libera
--FRIEDEL (FRIEDL) BÖHM, Soprano
J.B. Faure:
Les Rameaux
--EMIL VAN BOSCH, Baritone
Bizet:
Carmen: Act 3 -
En vain pour éviter (Air des cartes, Pt. 2)
--EMMA SCHEIDL-HAUSSER, Mezzo-Soprano
Wagner:
Lohengrin: Act 3, Scene 1 -
Atmest du nicht mit mir die süssen Düfte
--MAX HIRZEL, Tenor
Chaminade:
L'été
--FLORENCE MACBETH, Soprano
Massenet:
Le Cid: Act 3, Tableau 7 -
Ah! Tout est bien fini...Ô Souverain, ô juge, ô père (Priere de Rodrigue)
--JACQUES URLUS, Tenor
Puccini:
Turandot: Act 3 -
Principessa l'amore
--MARCELLE DENYA, Soprano
Moussorgsky:
Boris Godunov: Act 2 -
I have attained supreme power
--JOSÉ BECKMANS, Baritone
Cowan & Lohr:
Out on the Deep
--MALCOLM McEACHERN, Bass
Wagner:
Tannhäuser: Act 2 -
Dich Teure Halle
--MARGARETHE HEYNE-FRANKE, Soprano
Verdi:
Don Carlos: Act 4 -
Per me giunto
--DONALD DICKSON, Baritone
Bizet:
Carmen: Act 2 -
Les tringles des sistre tintaient (Chanson bohème) -
--MILDRED MILLER, Mezzo-Soprano
Mascagni:
Cavalleria Rusticana -
Mamma quel vino è generoso (Addio alla Madre)
--MARIO BINCI
, Tenor

Total Time: 79'25"

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2015:

Hebrew Prayer - “Hineni hè àni mima’as” (“Componiert von vorgetragen von Obercantor”)
--MAYER (MEIR) SCHORR, Baritone
Tchaikovsky: Queen of Spades (Pique Dame), Op. 68: Act 1, No. 8 - “Dear friends, for whom I sing” (“Pauline’s Aria”) -
--HERMINE KITTEL, Contralto
Verdi:
La Traviata: Act 2 - “De’miei bollenti spiriti”
--FERNAND FRANCELL
, Tenor
Berlin:
“Your Country and My Country”
--FRANCES ALDA
, Soprano
Gretchaninov:
“Over the Steppe”, Op. 5, No. 1
--VLADIMIR KASTORSKY
, Bass
Thomas:
Hamlet: Act 1 - “Doute de la lumière”
--GIUSEPPINA (JOSEFINA) HUGUET
, Soprano & FRANCESCO CIGADA, Baritone
Schubert:
“Sei mir gegrüsst”, D.741
--VILMOS (WILHELM) KERTÉSZ
, Tenor
Leoncavallo:
Zaza: Act 1 - “Lo sai tu che vuol dire”
--DOROTHY JARDON
, Soprano
Soler:
“Marianella Marianella”
--VICENTE BALLESTER
, Baritone
Hahn:
“Si mes vers avaient des ailes”
--SUZANNE BROHLY
, Mezzo-Soprano
Gomes:
Salvator Rosa: Act 3 - “E il foglio io segneró…Di sposa, di padre”
--CARLO WALTER
, Bass
Spross:
“Yesterday and Today”
--ODETTE LE FONTENAY
, Soprano
Zandonai: I cavalieri di Ekebù: Act 1 - “Bro: la chiesetta triste” (“Air de Gösta”) -
--SIMON EDWARDSEN, Tenor
Hahn:
Sept Chansons grises, No. 5: “L’heure exquise”
--ANNE THURSFIELD
, Mezzo-Soprano
Gounod:
Roméo et Juliette: Act 4 - “Buvez donc ce breuvage” (“Récit du Frère Laurent”)
--WILLY TUBIANA
, Bass-Baritone
Wagner:
Das Rheingold: Scene 4 - “Weiche, Wotan, weiche!”
--FRIEDA KLINK
, Soprano
Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana: “Tu qui Santuzza…No, no, Turridu”
--MADELEINE SIBILLE
, Soprano & MIGUEL VILLABELLA, Tenor (with Jany Delille, Soprano)
Cilea: L’Arlesiana: Act 2 - “È la solita storia del pastore” (“Lamento di Federico”)
--TITO SCHIPA
, Tenor
Lehár:
Die Lustige Witwe: Act 2 - “Vilja” (“Es lebt' eine Vilja, ein Waldmägdelein”)
--ELEANOR STEBER, Soprano
Schubert:
Winterreise, D. 911, No. 5: “Der Lindenbaum”
--HANS HOTTER
, Bass-Baritone
Beethoven:
“In questa tomba oscura”, WoO-133
--LOTTE LEHMANN
, Soprano

Total Time: 78’24”

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2014:

In Memoriam EDWIN WOLFE (1932-2014) and LEWIS MORRIS HALL (1929-2014)

Delibes: Lakmé: Act 2, No. 10 -"Ah!...Par les dieux inspires... Où va la jeune Hindoue" (“Air des Clochettes”)
--KATARINA ARKANDY,
Donizetti: La Fille du Régiment: Act 1, No. 6 - “Ah! mes amis” (“Cavatine”)
--KARL JÖRN, Tenor
Meyerbeer: Le Prophète: Act 2 - “Ah! mon fils, sois beni!”
--ROSA OLITZKA, Contralto
Bleikhman /Belozarov: “My Lips Are Silent”
--JOACHIM V. TARTAKOV, Baritone
Reyer: Sigurd: Act 2 - “Salut! splendeur du jour!”
--MARTHE CHENAL, Soprano
Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem Serail: Act 1, No. 2 - “Wer ein Liebchen hat gefunden”
--PAUL BENDER, Bass
Wagner: Das Rheingold: “Weiche Wotan, weiche!”
--MARIE GÖTZE, Contralto
Verdi: La Forza del Destino: Act 3, Scene 1 - “La vita è inferno … Oh, tu che in seno agli Angeli”
--ETTORE BERGAMASCHI, Tenor
Donizetti: Don Pasquale: Act, Scene 1, No. 5 - “Quel guardo il cavaliere…So anch’io virtù magica” (“Cavatina”)
--MARINA CAMPANARI, Soprano
Wulschner/Cowles: “Forgotten”
--FRIEDRICH SCHORR, Baritone
Seroff - Rogenda: “Viking Ballad”
--ANNA MEITCHIK, Contralto
Massenet:Manon:Act 3 - “Je suis seul…Ah! fuyez douce image”
--JARO DWORSKY, Tenor
Gounod: Faust: Act 3, No. 9 - “Ah, je ris de me voir” (“Air de bijoux”)
--MIGNON NEVADA, Soprano
Massenet: Panurge: Act 1 - “Chanson de la Touraine”
--TITTA RUFFO, Baritone
LaForge/Conde: “Sleep Song”
--MARGARETE MATZENAUER, Contralto
Haydn: Die Jahreszeiten: No. 5 - “Schön eilet froh der Akkersmann”
--LOUIS MORTURIER, Bass
Pizzetti/D’Annunzio: “I Pastori”
--JOLANDA DI MARIA-PETRIS, Soprano
Leoncavallo: I Pagliacci: Act 2 - “No, Pagliaccio non son!”
--JAN PEERCE, Tenor
Saint-Saëns: Samson et Dalila: Act 1- “Printemps qui commence”
--MARGUERITE D’ALVAREZ, Contralto
Schubert: “An die Leier” D. 737
--HEINZ REHFUSS, Bass-Baritone
Ravel: L’Enfant et les sortilèges: Part 1 - “Toi, le coeur de la rose” (“Air”)
--BIDÚ SAYÃO, Soprano
Traditional: “Daniel in the Lion’s Den”
--THOMAS L. THOMAS, Baritone

Total Time: 78’ 59”

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2013:

Wagner: Tannhäuser: Act 1, Scene 2 - “Geliebter, komm”
--TERESA ARKEL, Soprano
Guetary: “Mi Niña”
--FLORENCIO CONSTANTINO, tenor
Meyerbeer: L'Africaine: Act 2, No. 4 - “Sur mes genoux, fils de soleil” (“Chanson de Sélika”)
--AURELIE RÉVY, Soprano
Massenet: Hérodiade: Act 3 - “Dors, o cité perverse”
--MARCEL JOURNET, Bass
Gomes: Salvator Rosa: Act 1 - “Mia Piccirella”
--LILLIAN NORDICA, Soprano
Verdi: Aïda: Act 4, Scene 2 - “O terra addio” - HULDA LASHANSKA, Soprano &
--HIPOLITO LAZARO, Tenor
Wagner: Der Fliegende Holländer: Act 2 - “Wie aus der Ferne” -
--JOSEPH SCHWARZ, Baritone
Sjoberg: “Tonerna”
--DR. SAMUEL HYBINETTE, Tenor
Mendelssohn: Elijah, Op. 70: No. 21 - “Hear ye, Israel”
--HANNA MULLER-RUDOLPH, Soprano
Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffmann: Act 2, No. 17 - “Amis, l'amour tendre et revêur” -
--MAX KUTTNER, Tenor
Carey, arr. Wilson: “A Spring Morning” (“A Pastoral”)
--STELLA POWER, Soprano
Verdi: Il Trovatore: Act 2 - “Stride la vampa!”
--JEANNE GORDON, Contralto
Mussorgsky: “Song of the Flea”
--ALBERT HUBERTY, Bass
Humperdinck: Hänsel und Gretel: Act3, Scene 1 - “Der kleine Taumann heiss 'ich” (“Aria des Taumännchen”) -
--ILSE WALD, Soprano
Massenet/Silvestri: “Pensée d'Automne”
--MIGUEL VILLABELLA, Tenor
Handel: Giulio Cesare in Egitto: Act 2, No. 4 - “V'adoro, pupille”
--FRIEDEL BECKMANN, Mezzo-soprano
Sanderson: “Until”
--TITTA RUFFO, Baritone
Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor: Act 3, Scene 1 - “Ardon gl'Incensi...Spargi d'amaro pianto” -
--LUCIENNE JOURFIER, Soprano
Schubert: “Frühlingslaube” D. 868
--GERHARD HÜSCH, Baritone
Tolstoy/Tchaikovsky: “It Was in Spring”
--MASCIA PREDIT, Soprano
Bach: Cantata No 159, Sehet! Wir gehn hinauf gen Jerusalem: No 4. - Aria for Bass, Oboe, Strings
--and Continuo - “Es ist vollbracht, das Leid ist alle”
--CESARE SIEPI, Bass

Total Time: 79' 55"

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2012:

Verdi: La forza del destino: Act 2 - “Madre pietosa Vergine”
--ROSA CALIGARIS, Soprano
Cilea: L’Arlesiana: Act 4 - “E la solita storia” (“Lamento di Federico”)
--EMILIO PEREA, Tenor
Ricci: Une folie à Rome - “Valse”
--LUCETTE KORSOFF, Soprano
Halévy: La Juive: Act 3 - “Vous qui du Dieu vivant” (“Malédiction”)
--RICHÁRD ERDÖS, Bass
Wagner: Götterdämmerung: Act 3 - “Fliegt heim ihr Raben”
--PAULA DOENGES, Soprano 
Dvořák: Gypsy Songs: “Songs My Mother Taught Me” Op. 55, No. 4 
--PAUL REIMERS, Tenor
Verdi: Otello: Act 4 - “Ave Maria”
--HEDY IRACEMA-BRÜGELMANN, Soprano
Weber: Der Freischütz: Act 1 - “Schweig, schweig, damit niemand dich warnt” (“Arie des Kaspar”) -
--ALLEN C. HINCKLEY, Bass
Catalani: La Wally: Act 1 - “Ebben, ne andrò lontana”
--GEMMA BOSINI, Soprano
Méhul: Joseph (en Égypte): Act 1 - “Champs paternels”
--HANS LISSMANN, Tenor
Donizetti: Don Pasquale: Act 1 - “So anch’io la virtù magica”
--CLAIRE HANSEN-SCHULTHESS, Soprano
Lortzing: Undine: Act 3 - “O kehr’ zurück”
--KARL ARMSTER, Bass-Baritone
Henschel: “Morgenhymne” Op. 46, No. 4
--JENNY SONNENBERG, Mezzo-Soprano           
Mascagni: Iris: Act 1 - “Apri la tua finestra” (“Serenata”)
--BJÖRN TALĖN, Tenor
Rimsky-Korsakoff: “Snegurochka” (“The Snow Maiden”): Prologue - “S Podruzhkami Po Yagodu Khodit”
--(“Snow Maiden’s Aria”)
--ZINAIDA JURJEVSKAJA, Soprano
D’Amor/Marshall: La Chanson de Mon Coeur: “Toujours je vous entends”
--EDMOND RAMBAUD, Tenor
Goethe/Schubert: “Erlkőnig” (Op. 1) D.328
--HERMANN SCHEY, Baritone
Unknown arr. Coppola - Momizouri: “Uta” (“Chanson de la Récolte du Riz”)
--AKAYO OGINO, Soprano
Unknown arr. Coppola - Momizouri: “Uta” (“Chanson du Faucher”)
--AKAYO OGINO, Soprano
Délibes: Lakmé: Act 1, No. 6 - “Fantasie aux divins mensonges”
--GEORGES JOUATTE, Tenor
Day: “Arise, O Sun”
--MARGUERITA CARLTON, Contralto
Massenet: Manon: Act 3, Scene 1 - “Pardon, mais j'étais là”
--NINON VALLIN,
Soprano/ANDRÉ BALBON, Bass-Baritone
Rossini: “Arietta all’antica”
--MICHEL SÉNÉCHAL, Tenor
Ray/Rolf: “The Sunshine of Your Smile”
--NICOLAI GEDDA, Tenor

Total Time: 79’55”

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2011:

Zereceda: “La Picadora”
--JOSEFINA HUGUET, Soprano
Leoncavallo: Zazà: Act 4 - “Mai piu Zazà”
--GIUSEPPE ARMANINI, Tenor
Grieg: “Jeg elsker dig” (2 Takes/Distance Tests)
--LILLIAN NORDICA, Soprano
Verdi:La Traviata: Act 1 - “Un di felice, eterea”
--ALICE NIELSEN, Soprano/FLORENCIO
CONSTANTINO, Tenor
Liszt: “Es muss ein Wunderbares sein”
--LEOPOLD DEMUTH, Baritone
Rimsky-Korsakoff: Sadko: Scene 1 - “O You Dark Forest”
--ALEXEI MIKHAILOVICH KANSHIN, Tenor
St-Saëns: Samson et Dalila: Act 2 - “Amour, viens aider ma faiblesse”
--EDITH FURMEDGE, Contralto
Hebraic Prayer: “Akavjo ben Mahalalel”
--Cantor MOSES JOSEPH SAITZ, Tenor
German Folk Song: “Hans und Liesel”
--ELISABETH RETHBERG, Soprano/FRIEDRICH SCHORR, Baritone
Wagner: Siegfried: Act 1 - “Nothung! Nothung! Neidliches Schwert” (“Schmiedelied”)
--KARL JÖRN, Tenor
Schumann: Dichterliebe, Op. 48, No. 7: “Ich grolle nicht”
--SUZANNE BROHLY, Soprano
Procter/Sullivan: “The Lost Chord”
--RICCARDO STRACCIARI, Baritone
Forster:
I Wonder if Love is a Dream”
--ELSA STRALIA, Soprano
Verdi:Il Trovatore: Act 4 - “Miserere - Ah! Che la morta” (Abridged)
--ELSA STRALIA,
Soprano/WILLIAM (WILLIE) ROBYN, Tenor
Mascagni: L'Amico Fritz: Act 1 - “Son pochi fiori”
--MADELEINE BUGG, Soprano
Ferraro-Correra/Ponzo: “amore e Comme o Zuccaro”
--GASTON MICHELETTI, Tenor
Renaud/Leroux: “Le Nil”
--LUCY PERELLI, Mezzo-Soprano
Gounod: Mireille: Act 2 - “Si les filles d’Arles” (“Couplets d’Ourrais”)
--GEORGES VILLIER, Baritone
Uhl-Marietta/Oscar Strauss: “Der letzte Walzer”
--JEAN PLANEL, Tenor:
Marie Antoinette: “Romance du pauvre Jacques”
--JO VINCENT, Soprano
Tricket/Baer: “Came A Poet”
--JOAN SUTHERLAND, Soprano
Opening Greetings to President & Mrs. Roosevelt on the Occasion of His June 8, 1939 Performance
--at the White House, Honoring the Visit by Great Britain’s Royal Couple
--LAWRENCE TIBBETT, Baritone
Marx: “Hat dich die Liebe berührt”
--LAWRENCE TIBBETT, Baritone
C. Scollard/Oley Speaks: “Sylvia”
--LAWRENCE TIBBETT, Baritone

Total Time: 73’48”

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2010:

In Memoriam DONALD R. HODGMAN (1926-2009), GEORGE JELLINEK (1919-2010) & TOM KAUFMAN (1930-2010)

Cilea: Adriana Lecouvreau: Act 1 - “La dolcissima effigie”
--ORESTE MIELI, Tenor
Donizetti: La Favorita: Act 2 - “Vien, Leonora”
--LOUIS LESTRELLY, Baritone
Giordano: “Alla mia bambia”
--NINI FRASCANI, Mezzo-Soporano
Lortzing: Der Wattenschmied: Act 3 - “Auch ich war ein jüngling mit lockigem Haar”
--WILHELM HESCH, Bass
Franchetti: “Era di Maggio” (“Rimembranze”)
--GIULIO TINCANI, Tenor
Thomas: Mignon: Act 2 - “Me voici dans son boudoir”
--ROSA OLITZKA, Mezzo-Soprano
von Kreutzer: Der Verschwender: Act 3 - “O hört des armen Mannes Bitte”
--LEOPOLD DEMUTH, Baritone
Kahn: “The Hour”
--TUDOR DAVIES, Tenor
Thomas: Mignon: Act 2 - “Je suis Titania” (Polonaise)
--EVELYN SCOTNEY, Soprano
Álvarez: “Cantares”
--RAMON BLANCHART, Baritone
Lehmann: “Evensong” (“Fold Your White Wings, Dear Angels”)
--DORA LABETTE, Soprano
Verdi: Un Ballo in Maschera: Act 3 - “Eri tu, che macchiavi”
--LUIGI MONTESANTO, Baritone
Respighi: “La Madre”
--ELSA RESPIGHI, Soprano
Bonacci/Ceccori: “Tre Parole”
--LUIGI PASINATI, Tenor
Tabuyo: “Mi porbe reja”
--MARGUERITE D'ALVAREZ, Soprano
Delibes: Lakmé: Act 1, No. 6 - “Fantaisie aux divins mensonges”
--LOUIS DISTER, Tenor
Delibes: Lakmé: Act 2, No. 18 - “Lakmé, ton doux regard se voile” (“Stances”)
--HUBERT RAIDICH, Bass
Rachmaninoff: “The Soldier's Bride”, Op.8 No. 4
--ENID HEWITT, Contralto
Saint-Saëns: Samson et Dalila: Act 1 - Printemps qui commence
--JEANNE MONTFORT, Mezzo-Soprano
Franck: “Nocturne”
--ARTHUR ENDREZE, Baritone
Renato Bellini/de Flaviis: “Ninna nanna A Liana” (“C
--BLANCHE THEBOM, Mezzo-Soprano
Birthday Greeting to Geraldine Ferrar; Leoncavallo: Zaza: Act 4 - Zaza, piccola zingata -
--RICHARD BONELLI, Baritone

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2009: 50th Anniversary Commemorative Issue
Celebrating a Half Century of Historic Reissues 1959-2009

In Memoriam WILLIAM S. ASHBROOK (1922-2009)

CD 1 - HIGHLIGHTS FROM PREVIOUS VRCS ISSUES

Tosti: Marechiare”
--ISA KREMER,
Soprano
--(Originally issued on the 1981 VRCS Annual LP)
Virgilio:
“Hanno gettato in mare un angioletto” (Romanza)
--UMBERTO MACNEZ,
Tenor
--(Originally issued on the 1992 VRCS Annual LP)
Puccini:
Manon Lescaut: Act 2 - “In quelle trine morbide” -
--MARIE RAPPOLD,
Soprano
--(Originally issued on the 1962 VRCS Annual LP)
Homer:
“The Pauper’s Drive” -
--DAVID BISPHAM,
Baritone
--(Originally issued on the 1968 VRCS Annual LP)
Tosti:
“L’Ultima Canzone” -
--CAROLINA WHITE,
Soprano
--(Originally issued on the 1991 VRCS Annual LP)
Goublier:
“Le Credo du Paysan” -
--ROMAIN (LEON) CARBELLY,
Bass-Baritone
--(Originally issued on the 1992 VRCS Annual LP)
Charpentier:
Louise: Act 3 - “Depuis le jour où je me suis donnée” -
--FLORENCE HINKLE,
Soprano
--(Originally issued on the 1986 VRCS Annual LP)
Dahn/Henschel:
“Jung-Dieterich” -
--KARL JÖRN,
Tenor
--(Originally issued on the 1991 VRCS Annual LP)
De Ferrari - Pipelè:
“Mi ricordo quand’ero fanciulla” -
--AURORA RETTORE,
Soprano
--(Originally issued on the 1971 VRCS Annual LP)
Pedrotti:
Tutti in Maschere - “Son Teresa la fiorera” -
--IRMA MION,
Soprano
--(Originally issued on the 1976 VRCS Annual LP)
Rumshinsky:
Klige Frauen
- “Liebe Gesang” -
--LUCY FINKLE,
Soprano/WILLIAM (WILLIE) ROBYN, Tenor
--(Originally issued on the 1980 VRCS Annual LP)
Liszt:
“Oh! Quand je dors” -
--LOUISE LERCH (BRIEN),
Soprano
--(Originally issued on the 1989 VRCS Annual LP)
Schira:
“Sognai” -
--MARIO LAURENTI,
Baritone
--(Originally issued on the 1968 VRCS Annual LP)
Puccini
:
La Bohème: Act 2 - “Quando men’ vò soletta” (“Musetta’s Waltz”)
--ADRIANA PERRIS,
Soprano
--(Originally issued on the 1976 VRCS Annual LP)
Wagner -
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Act 3, Scene 5 - “Morgenlich leuchtend”
--(“Walther’s Presilied”) -
--MAX BLOCH,
Tenor
--(Originally issued on the 1985 VRCS Annual LP)
Sibelius -
“Slända” (“A Dragon-fly”)
Op. 17, No. 5 -
--EVA LEONI,
Soprano
--(Originally issued on the 1973 VRCS Annual LP)
Ganne arr. Joly/Pradel -
“Marche Lorraine”
-
--MADELEINE SIBILLE,
Soprano
--(Originally issued on the 1985 VRCS Annual LP)
Schumann -
“Die Beiden Grenadiere” -
--LOUIS AZÉMA,
Bass
--(Originally issued on the 1977 VRCS Annual LP)
Benedict -
“Lo, Here the Gentle Lark” -
--LINA PAGLIUGHI,
Soprano
--(Originally issued on the 1977 VRCS Annual LP)
Maillart -
Les Dragons de Villars: Act 1, No. 3 - “Ne parle pas, Rose” (“Romance”) -
--MARCEL GÉNIO,
Tenor
--(Originally issued on the 1988 VRCS Annual LP)
Reger -
“Mariä Wiegenlied”, Op. 76 No. 52 -
--RINA GIGLI,
Soprano
--(Originally issued on the 1991 VRCS Annual LP)
Gounod -
La Reine de Saba: Act 2 - “Faiblesse de la race humaine…Inspirez-moi” -
--GUY CAZENAVE,
Tenor
--(Originally issued on the 1979 VRCS Annual LP)

Total Time: 79’21”

CD 2

Bellini: I Puritani: Act 2 - “Qui la voce sua soave…Vien, diletto in ciel la luna”
--GIUSEPPINA
FINZI-MAGRINI, Soprano
Ponchielli:
La Gioconda: Act 2 - “Cielo e mar!”
--FERRUCCIO GIANNINI,
Tenor
Massenet:
Hérodiade: Act 1 - “Il est doux, il est bon”
--SUSAN STRONG, Soprano
Boito:
Mefistofele: Act 1 - “Dai campi, dai prati”
--GENNARO DE TURA, Tenor
Meyerbeer:
Les Hugenots: Act 1 - “Une dame noble et sage” (“Cavatine du Page”) -
--GRETE FORST, Soprano
Goldmark:
Königin von Saba, Op. 27: Act 2 “Magische Töne”
--DESIDER ARÁNYI,
Tenor
Massenet:
“Pensée d’automne”
--SUZANNE BROHLY,
Mezzo-Soprano
Bagrinovksy:
“Give Me That Night”
--VLADIMIR ROSING,
Tenor
Dargomyzhsky:
“Little Black Clouds in the Sky”
--ELENA KATULSKAYA,
Soprano
Redding/Herbert:
Natoma: “I List the Trill of Golden Throat”
--AGNES KIMBALL,
Soprano
Glantz:
“Dwoirele”
(Chassidic Love Song)
--LIEB GLANTZ,
Tenor
Fischer:
“In tiefen Keller sitz’ ich hier”
--EDUARD KANDL,
Bass
Chausson:
“Le Temps des Lilas”
--GERMAINE CORNEY,
Soprano

J. Strauss, Jr., arr. Benatzky: Casanova: “O Mistress Fond and Fair”
--ARTHUR FEAR,
Baritone
“Nena’s Lullaby”
--JOSÉ MOSSESGELD SANTIAGO,
Baritone
“Don’t You Go to Zamboanga”
--JOSÉ MOSSESGELD SANTIAGO,
Baritone
Schubert:
“An die Laute”
--MAFALDA SALVATINI,
Soprano
Schubert:
Rastlose Liebe”
--MAFALDA SALVATINI,
Soprano
Schubert:
“Der Doppelgänger”
--LOUIS GRAVEURE,
Tenor
Traditional:
“Grandfather’s Clock”

--HAROLD WILLIAMS, Baritone
Léhar:
Eva: Act 1:
“Wär’ es auch nicht als ein Augenblick”
--GERMAINE MARTINELLI,
Soprano
Traditional:
“Water Boy”
--JULES BLEDSOE,
Baritone
Hatziapostolou :
“O Lavomenos”
--NICOLA MOSCONA,
Bass
harmonized by J.S. Bach:
“Vergiss mein nicht”, BWV 505
--KATHLEEN FERRIER,
Contralto
harmonized by J.S. Bach:
“Ach, dass nicht die letzte Stunde”, BWV 439 -
--KATHLEEN FERRIER, Contralto

Total Time: 76’11”

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2008:

In Memoriam CHARLES ”SAM” WEINFELD (1921-2007)

J. Strauss, Jr.: “Dorfschwalben aus Österreich”
--IRENE EDEN, Soprano
Gounod:
Mireille: Act 2 - “Mon coeur ne peut changer” (sung in Italian)
--ANNA CASE, Soprano
Gounod:
“Priere”
--JEAN NOTÉ,
Baritone
Masse:
Les Noces de Jeanette: Scene 12: “Au bord du chemin” (“Air de Rossignol”)
--GRETE FORST,
Soprano
Delibes:
Lakme: Act 1, No. 8: “Pourquoi dans les grands bois”
--CATHERINE MASTIO,
Soprano
Rubinstein:
Der Traum”, OP. 8, No. 1
--JENNY JUNGBAUER, Soprano
Brückner:
Ländliche Liebe, oder: “Die Liebe im Kuhstall”
--ADOLF LIEBAN,
Bass
Puccini:
Tosca: Act 1 - “Non lo sospiri”
--MARGUERITE PRINVOT,
Soprano
Bizet:
Carmen: Act 1 - “L'amour est un oiseau rebelle” (“Habanera”) (sung in German) -
--JESSICA KÖTTRICH, Mezzo-Soprano
Alman:
Melech Ochus: “Haschiwenu”
--IOSIF SOLOMONOVIVH VINOGRADOV,
Baritone/S. ARKAJEWA, Soprano
Verdi:
Ernani: Act 1 - “Ernani, Ernani, involami”
--ALEKSANDRA ANDREYEVNA GVOZDETSKAYA,
Soprano
Mussorgsky:
Boris Godounov: Act 1 - “Pimen's Monologue”
--ALEXANDER GRIFF,
Bass
Tchaikovsky:
Why?”, Op. 6, No. 5
--JERZY GARDA,
Baritone
Thomas:
Mignon: Act 2 - “Elle est là...Elle est aimée”
--DEVA-DASSY,
Mezzo-Soprano
Verdi:
Un Ballo in Maschera: Act1, Scene 2 - “Di tu se fedele” (sung in Latvian)
--ARTURS FRINBERGS,
Tenor
Gouonod: Faust: Act 4 - “Écoute-moi bien” (“Le mort de Valentin”)
--CHARLES CAMBON,
Baritone/BERNADETTE LEMICHEL DU ROY, Soprano
J. Strauss, Jr.:
Ballnacht in Florenz - “Herrlich Frau”
--MARTIN KREMER,
Tenor
Traditional:
“In the Gloaming”
--THOMAS L. THOMAS,
Baritone
Brahms:
Ein deutsches Requiem, Op. 45, Mvt. 5 - “Ihr habt nur traurigkeit”
--ELISABETH SCHUMANN, Soprano
Zuni transcribed by Troyer: “The Sunrise Call”
--CALVIN MARSH, Baritone
Borodin (arr. Geunther/Paul): “The Songs You Sang” (after Prince Igor: “Polovetzian Dances”) -
--KURT BAUM, Tenor
Stölzel (attr. J. S. Bach): “Bist du bei mir”
--KATHLEEN FERRIER, Contralto

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2007:

In Memoriam BARNETT M. MITZMAN (1930-2007)

Bellini: I Puritani: Act 2 - “Vien, diletto”
--GIULIETTA WERMEZ, Soprano
Mascagni: Isabeau: Act 1 - “Sogno se poso…L’occhio è cieco” (“Sogno di Folco”)
--CARLO BALLIN, Tenor
Verdi: Rigoletto: Act 3 - “Cortigani, vil razza dannata”
--HENRI DANGÈS, Baritone
Maillart: Les Dragons de Villars: Act 1(???) – “Grâce à ce vilain ermite” (“Couplets de l’ermire”) -
--OTTILIE METZGER, Contralto:
Gounod: Roméo et Juliette: Act 4 - “Nuit d’Hyménée…Tu dis vrai” (“Duo de la Chambre”)
--BÉRTHE CESAR,
Soprano/LEON CAMPAGNOLA, Tenor
arr. Hernández: “Corraleras Sevillanas”
--ROSALIA CHALIA, Soprano
Massenet: Le Roi de Lahore: Act 4 - “Promesse de mon avenir”
--JOACHIM CERDAN, Bass
Franchetti: Christofolo Columbo: Act 3- “Ah il di della vendetta”
--ELVIRA CERESOLI, Soprano:
Bizet: Les Pêcheurs de Perles: Act 1 - “Au fond du temple saint”
--MAURICE CAPITAINE,
Tenor/LOUIS LESTELLY, Baritone
Puccini: Madama Butterfly: Act 2 - “Che tua madre”
--BELLA ALTEN, Soprano
Damrosch: “Danny Deever”
--LOUIS GRAVEURE, Baritone
Dell’Acqua: “Villanelle”
--ANITA PATTI BROWN, Soprano
Adam: Si J’étais Roi: Act 1 - “Un regarde de ses yeux”
--VICTOR PUJOL, Tenor
Tosti: “Parted”
--ESSIE ACKLAND, Contralto
La Forge: “Song of the Open”
--TUDOR DAVIES, Tenor
Massenet: Werther: Act 3 - “Va! Laisse-les couler” (“Air de larmes”)
--HÉLÈNE BOUVIER, Mezzo Soprano
Massenet: Don Quichotte: Act 4 - “Ça vous commettez tours un acte épouvantable”
--PIERRE DUPRÉ, Bass-Baritone
Lehar: Der Zarewitsch: Act 3 - “Warum hat jeder Frühling, ach, nur einen Mai?”
--MARGARETE SLEZAK,
Soprano/HERBERT ERNST GROH, Tenor
Pérez /Freire: “Ay! Ay! Ay!”
--PIERRE FLETA, Tenor
Arditi: “Parla Waltz”
--WILMA LIPP, Coloratura Soprano
Puccini: Tosca: Act 3 - “E lucevan le stelle”
--JUSSI BJÖRLING, Tenor:
d’Hardelot: “Because” (with spoken introduction)
--JUSSI BJÖRLING, Tenor

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2006: 50th Anniversary of the VRCS - 2-CD Set

CD 1:
Wagner:
Tannhäuser: Act II - Dich teure Halle
--JANE CROS, Soprano
Mascagni:
Cavalleria Rusticana: Siciliana(Oh Lola!)
--FORRESR LAMONT
, Tenor
Thomas:
Mignon: Act II -
Elle est là ... Elle est aimée
--LAURA DEL LUNGO, Mezzo-Soprano
Paër:
Le Mâitre de Chapelle -
Pour imiter ton charme séducteur”
--ALEXIS BOYER, Baritone
J. Gordon:
Sappho: ”Matouschka Golobouschka” (”Mother Dearest”)
--BERTHE KALICH, Mezzo-Soprano
Becker:
Frühlingszeit”
--JOHANNES SEMBACH, Tenor
Catalani:
La Wally: Act I -
Ebben, ne andró lontana”
--EBE BOCCOLINI, Soprano
Wagner:
Tannhäuser: Act II -
O du mein holder Abendstern”
--ERICH BYE, Baritone
Meyerbeer:
Les Huguenots: Act III -
Au beau pays de la Touraine”
--LILY DUPRÉ, Soprano
Moussourgsky:
Song of the Flea”
--KAPITON DENISOVICH ZAPOROZHETS, Bass
Gounod:
Sapho: Act III -
O ma lyre immortelle”
--JANE BOURGIGNON, Mezzo-Soprano
Ware:
Boat Song”
--LAMBERT MURPHY, Tenor
Gounod:
Roméo et Juliette: Act III -
Que fais tu, blanche tourterelle?”
--LIVINE MERTENS, Mezzo-Soprano
Verdi:
Il Trovatore: Act II -
Il Balen, del suo sorriso”
--CARLO MORELLI, Baritone
Puccini:
Tosca: Act II -
Vissi d'arte”
--HELEN GAHAGAM DOUGLAS, Soprano
Montemezzi:
L'Amore Di Tre Re: Act I -
Italia, Italia e Tutti il mio Ricordo”
--FERNANDO AUTORI, Bass
Pizzetti:
I Pastori”
--MARGHERITA CAROSIO, Soprano
Wagner:
Tristan und Isolde: Act III -
Liebestod” (”Mild und Leise”)
--ELSA ALSEN, Soprano

CD 2:
Donizetti:
Lucrezia Borgia: Prologue - Come è bello”
--MARIA MACCHI, Soprano
Van der Stucken:
O Come with Me in the Summer Night”
--ELLISON VAN HOOSE, Tenor
David:
La perle du Bresil: Act III -
Charmant oiseau”
--REGINA PINKERT, Soprano
Massenet:
Hérodiade: Act III -
Salomé! Demande au prisonnier”
--MARIO LAURENTIi, Baritone
Arensky:
A Broken Vase”
--EVGENIS IVANOVA ZBRUYEVA, Mezzo-Soprano
Helmer/Krier:
Le Rêve Passe”
--JEAN VALLIER, Bass
Marchetti:
Ruy Blas:
O madre mis dall'intimo”
--TINA DESANA, Soprano
Boito:
Mefistofele: Epilogue -
Giunto sul Passo estremo”
--FERNANDI CARPI, Tenor
Wagner:
Lohengrin: Act II, Scene 2 -
Euch Lüften, die mein Klagen” -
--JEANNE KOROLEWICZ-WAYDA, Soprano
Traditional:
By the Short Cut to the Roses”
--HERBERT WITHERSPOON, Bass
Meyerbeer:
Le Prophetè: Act II -
Ah! mon fils”
--MARIE DELNA, Mezzo-Soprano
Ronald:
O Lovely Night”
--ROSINA BUCKMAN, Soprano/WALTER HYDE, Tenor
Verdi:
Ernani: Act I -
Infelice! e tuo credevi”
--VIRGILIO LAZZARI, Bass
Wagner:
Rienzi: Act III -
In seiner Blüte bleicht mein Leben”
--MAGDA SPIEGEL, Mezzo-Soprano
Torroba:
Maria La Tempranica:
Romanza de Miguel”
--HIPOLTI LÁZARO, Tenor
Auber:
Manon Lescaut: Act I -
L'Éclat de rire - C'est l'histoire amoureuse”
--YVONNE BROTHIER, Soprano
Halévy:
La Juive: Act V -
Rachel, quand de signeur”
--THEO BEETS, Tenor
Goetz:
Der Wilderspentstigen Zähmung: Act IV -
DieKraft versagt” (Arie der Katerina) -
--VERA SCHWARZ, Soprano
Botrel:
”Le Petit Grégoire”
--CHARLES SOIX, Bass
Adam:
Si J'étais Roi:
Des Souverains du rivage”
--HJÖDIS SCHYMBERG, Sopran
Special Holiday Greetings Record”
--REINALD WERRENRATH
, Baritone

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2005:

Chopin/Viardot: “Aime-Mot”
--RITA FORNIA, Soprano
Magnus/Schütt:
“Persischer Liebesreim”
--FRANZ NAVÁL, Tenor
Verdi:
Don Carlo: Act IV - “Dormirò sol”
--ORESTE LUPPI, Bass
Ponchielli:
La Gioconda: Act I - “Voce di donna...A te questo rosario”
--ROSA OLITZKA, Contralto

Verdi: Rigoletto: Act II - “Cortigiani, vil razza damnata”
--JACQUES BILK, Baritone
Puccini: La Fanciulla del West: Act I - “Laggiù nel Soledad”
--LINDA CANNETTI, Soprano
Schubert: “Ständchen”
--PAUL REIMERS, Tenor
Catalani: Dejanice: Act II - “Romanza di Admeto”
--SALVATORE POLLICINO, Tenor
Verdi: Otello: Act IV - “Ave Maria”
--GRETE STÜCKGOLD, tenor
Tosti: “Ideale”
--LOUIS NUCELLY, Baritone
Grieg: “Jeg elsker dig” Op. 5 No. 3
--OTAKAR MARÀK, Tenor
Mascagni: Il Piccolo Marat: Act II - “Sei tu? Che cosa vieni a fare”
--GIUSEPPINA BALDASSARI-TEDESCHI,
Soprano/LUIGI ABRATE, Tenor
Puccini: La Fanciulla del West: Act II - “Or son sei mesi”
--ICILIO CALLEJA, Tenor
Puccini: Turandot: Act III - “Tu che di gel sei cinta”
--MARCELLE DENYA, Soprano
Puccini: Tosca: Act II - “Ella verrà”
--LUIGI ROSSI-MORELLI, Baritone
Thomas: Mignon: Act II - “Je suis Titania la blonde”
--HÉLÈE CALS, Soprano
Pescoli: “Mai più... Mai più”
--INES MARIA FERRARIS, Soprano
Verdi: Rigoletto: Act III - “Ella mi fu rapita!... Parmi veder le lagrima”
--NICOLAI S. FOKIN, Tenor
Adam: “Ah! Vous dirai-je, Maman” (after Mozart , K. 265)
--ELFRIDA PAKUL, Soprano
Bizet: Carmen: Act I - “Pres des remparts de Séville” (“Séguedilla”)
--MADELEINE SIBILLE, Soprano
Saint-Saëns/Casalis: “Danse Macabre”
--TODD DUNCAN, Bass
“My Johann” (After Grieg: Norwegian Dance No.2, Op. 35)
--VIVIAN DELLA CHIESA, Soprano

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2004: Dedicated to Dr. John C. Powers, Jr. (1931-2004)

Rachmaninoff: The Cherry Tree (“Before My Window”), Op. 26, No. 10
--JOHN McCORMACK, Tenor / FRITZ KREISLER, Violin

Luigi/Federico Ricci: Crispino e la Comare: “Io non sono più l’Annetta”
--FRIEDA HEMPEL, Soprano

Giordano: Andrea Chénier: Act 3 – “Nemico della patria” (“Monologo”)
--MARGUERITE MÉRENTIÉ, Soprano

Dargomyzschki: “I Repent, Uncle…”; Arensky: “The Mosquito”;
Russian Song: “Down the Piterskaja Street”
--VLADIMIR KASTROSKY, Bass

Rossini: La Cenerentola: Act 2 – “Nacqui all’ affanno…Non più mesta”
--EUGENIA MANTELLI, Mezzo-Soprano

Tirindelli: “Ama”
--FLORENCIO CONSTANTINO, Tenor

Rossini: Il Barbiere di Siviglia: Act 1, No. 7
“Una voce poco fa”
--STELLA POWER, Soprano
Verdi: Il Trovatore: Act 2 – “Il balen del suo sorriso”
--NICOLA GEISSE-WINKEL, Baritone

Verdi: Un Ballo in Maschera: Act 1, Scene 2 – “Re dell’ abisso”
--JEANNE GORDON, Contralto

Yashnev: “Serene Starlit Nights”
--KONSTANTIN ISACHENKO, Tenor

Tosti: “La Serenata”
--EMMY BETTENDORF, Soprano

Rossini: Il Barbiere di Siviglia: Act 1, No. 8 – “La calunnia è un venticello”
--WILHELM TISCH, Bass

Auber: Fra Diavolo: Act 2 - “Quel bonheur”
--MARGARITA SALVI, Soprano

Réne-Baton: “Heures d’étés”
--MAGGIE TEYTE, Soprano

Gröndahl/Póroarson: “Vögguljóo”
--STÉFÁN ISLANDí, Tenor

Bassani: “Ardo, o caro”
--MAGDA LÁSZLÓ, Soprano

Pfitzner: “Ist der Himmel darum im Lenz so blau”
--FRIEDEL BECKMANN, Mezzo-Soprano

Szulc/Rivoire/Coolus: Mandrin: “Les yeux de femme”
--GEORGES JOUATTE, Tenor

Purcell: The Indian Queen:
“I Attempt From Love’s Sickness to Fly”
--IRMGARD SEEFRIED, Soprano

Richard Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier: Finale, Act 2
“Da lieg’ich…Herr Kavalier!”
--ALBERT HUBERTY
,
Bass (with MARIE-ANTOINETTE ALMONA, Mezzo-Soprano)

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2003: Dedicated to Lauritz Melchior - In Memoriam,
30th Anniversary (1973-2003)

Alvárez: “Los ojos negros”
--FRANCESCO VIÑAS, Tenor

Verdi: Il Trovatore: Act 1 – “Tacea la notte placida” (Cavatina di Leonora)
--AMELIA TALEXIS, Soprano

Napravnik: “Serenade of Don Juan” -
--OSKAR KAMIONSKY, Baritone

Meyerbeer: Le Prophète: Act 1 - “Ah! mon fils”
--HELENE JUNG, Contralto

Giordano: Siberia: Act 1 - “Orride steppe”
--MARIO GILION, Tenor

Verdi: Aïda: Act 3 - “O Patria mia”
--ROSALIA CHALIA, Soprano

Delibes: Lakmé: Act 2, No. 18 – “Lakmé, ton doux regard se voile” (“Stances”)
--ANDRÉ GRESSE, Bass

Weber: Der Freischütz: Act 2 – “Kommt ein schlanker Bursch gegangen”
--MILLY STEPHAN, Soprano

Verdi: Il Trovatore: Act 3 – “Ah! Si, ben mio coll’essere”
--FRANCESCO SIGNORINI, Tenor

Dukas: Ariane et Barbe-bleue: Act 1 – “Oh! Mes clairs diamants!” (“Air des Diamants”) -
--MARCELLE BUNLET, Soprano
Halévy: La Juive: Act 1 – “Si la rigeur ou la vengeance”
--EDWARD LANKOW, Bass

Silberta: “Yohrzeit” (Kadish)
--SOPHIE BRASLAU, Contralto

Verdi: La Traviata: Act 2 – “De’ miei bollenti spiriti”
--FERNAND FRANCELL, Tenor

Maillart: Les Drangons de Villars: Act 1 – “Maitre Thibaud, vos mules” (“Air de Rose”)
--CLAIRE
HANSEN SCHULTHESS, Soprano
Offenbach: Orphée aux Enfers: Act 2, No 12 – “Air de Pluton”
--LUCIEN MURATORE, Tenor

Harty: “Sea Wrack”
--MURIEL BRUNSKILL, Contralto

Nicolai: Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor: “Als Büblein klein” (Falstaff’s Trinklied)
--CARL BRAUN, Bass

Bohm: “Still wie die Nacht”
--CLARA CSÉRY, Contralto

Tosti: “Non t’amo piu”
--WACLAW BRZEZINSKI, Baritone

Roussel: “Jazz dans la nuit” (Valse)
--GABRIELLE RITTER-CIAMPI, Soprano

LAURITZ MELCHIOR, Tenor - Guest on “THE FRED ALLEN SHOW”

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2002: Dedicated to the Memory of Dr. Joseph Greene (1949-2002)
No longer available

Marais/van Bruggen: “Heimwee”
--JAN PEERCE, Tenor

Richard Strauss: “Wiegenlied”, Op. 41 No. 1
--GERTRUDE FÖRSTEL, Soprano

Vives: Maruxa: “Final del Acto 1”
--INOCENCIO NAVARRO, Baritone & MIRACLE, Bass

Hahn: Chansons Grises: “L’Heure Exquise”
--EDMOND RAMBAUD, Tenor

Rachmaninoff: “O Thou Billowy Harvest Field”, Op. 4 No. 5
--CLAUDINE BOONS, Soprano

Schumann: “Die beiden Grenadiere”, Op. 49 No. 1
--ARTHUR MIDDLETON, Baritone

Rimsky-Korsakoff: Maid of Pskov: “Sing, Cuckoo”
--VASILI P DAMAYEV, Tenor

“Wiener Fiakerlied“ (Viennese Cab Song)
--VIOLA PHILO, Soprano

Messager: Fortunio: Act 3 – “Si vous croyez que je vaìs dire…” (Chanson de Fortunio)
--PIERRE FOUCHY, Tenor
Hülsen-Häseler/Blech: “Gott, Kaiser, Vaterland!”
--PAUL KNÜPFER, Bass

Marchetti: Ruy Blas: “Larva dorata del mio pensiero” (Aria della Regina)
--TINA DESANA, Soprano

Korngold: Die Tote Stadt, Op. 12: “Glück, das mir verblieb”
--JOZEF STERKENS, Tenor

Offenbach: Les Contes D’Hoffmann: Act 2 – “Je me nomme Coppélius….”
--JULES BALDOUS, Bass-Baritone

Weber: Der Freischütz: Act 3 –“Und ob die Wolke sie verhülle”
--ALICE MARTURELL, Soprano

Lazzari: “Une femme”
--LÉON CAMPAGNOLA, Tenor

Rubinstein: The Demon: Act 2 – “Do not weep my child“
--EUGENIUSZ MOSSAKOWSKI, Baritone

Hahn: O Mon Bel Inconnu: “O Mon Bel Inconnu” (Valse chantée)
--HÉLÈNE REGELY, Soprano

Traditional: “Little Mary Cassidy”
--HARRY PLUNKET GREENE, Bass-Baritone

Verdi: Falstaff: Act 2, Scene 2 – “Quand’ero Paggio”
--ANTONIO PINI-CORSI, Baritone

Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Act 1, Scene 2 - “Am stillen Herd”
--HENDRIK APPELS, Tenor

Mascagni: Iris: Act 2 - “Io pingo”
--ANTONIETTE CASTELLI, Soprano

Rubinstein: “Gold rolls here below me”
(“Persian Love Song”), Op. 34 No. 9”
--CHARLES SOIX
, Bass

Hebrew Prayer: “Odon jesudu meofor”
--GERSON SIROTA, Tenor/Cantor

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2001 - 45th ANNIVERSARY: Dedicated to Philip H. Stern (1917-2001)

Rossini: Guillaume Tell: Act 4, No. 19 – “Asile héréditaire”
--GEORGES GRANEL, Tenor

Traditional Spanish: “Malagueña”
--MARIA GAY, Mezzo-Soprano

Loewe: “Heinrich der Vogler“
--SIR GEORGE HENSCHEL, Baritone

Kienzl:Der Evangelimann: Act 2 - “O schöne Jugendtage” (Lied der Madgdalena)
--MARIE-LUISE SCHLIP, Alto

Hahn: “Paysage“
--RODOLPHE PLAMONDON, Tenor

Nicolai: Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor: Act 2 – “In einem Waschkorb…Wie freu'ich mich”
--JACQUES BILK,
Baritone & ADOLF SCHÖPFLIN, Bass
Schubert/Belanger: “Le Roi des Aulnes”
--GEORGETTE FROZIER-MARROT, Mezzo-Soprano

Mendelssohn:Elijah: No. 39 – “Then Shall the Righteous Shine Forth”
--THEO KARLE, Tenor

Meyerbeer: Les Huguenots: Act 1 – “Une dame noble et sage” (Page's Aria)
--EDITHA FLEISCHER, Soprano

Massenet:Le Jongleur de Notre-Dame: Act 1 – “Il pleure…Un peu de foi” (Air de Prieur)
--ÉTIENNE BILLOT, Bass-Baritone

Verdi: La Traviata: Act 2 - “Amami Alfredo”
--MARIA ZAMBONI, Soprano

Delibes: Lakmé: Act 2 - “Air des Clochettes”
--ODETTE TURBA-RABIER, Soprano (& ANDRÉ PERNET, Bass-Baritone)

Wagner: Götterdämmerung: Act 3 – “Brünnhilde, heilige Braut!” (Siegfried's Death)
--JACQUES URLUS, Tenor

Wagner: Die Walküre: Act 1 – “Der Männer Sippe”)
--CLÉONTINE DE MÉ0, Soprano

Brüll: Das Goldene Kreuz: “Bombardonlied”
--WILHELM HESCH, Bass

Boyer/Heymann: “Serait-ce un Rêve?” (Fox-trot from the film Le Congrès s'amuse)
--EDMÉE FAVART, Soprano

Traditional/Words by Ben Jonson: “Have You Seen But a Whyte Lillie Grow?”
--FRANK MULLINGS, Tenor

Halévy: La Juive: Act 2 - “Für ihn, für mich erflehe” (Terzett)
--HENRIETTE GOTTLIEB, Soprano,
HEINZ ARENSEN, Tenor, & PAUOL HANSEN, Tenor
Giordano: Andrea Chenier: Act 4 – “Come un bel dì Maggio”
--JUSSI BJÖRLING, Tenor

Versi: Rigoletto: Act 4 - “La donna è mobile”
--JUSSI BJÖRLING, Tenor

Grieg: “Jeg elsker dig”
--JUSSI BJÖRLING, Tenor

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2000: Dedicated to the Memory of ROBERT REID (1918-2000),
----HENRY PLEASANTS (1910-2000) & GEORGE BENNETTE (1929-1999)

Schubert: “Die Allmacht”
--
JUSSI BJÖRLING, Tenor
Varney: - Les Mousquetaires au Convent Romance de Marie - “Mon dieu, de mon âme incertaine”
--GERMAINE FÉRAKDY, Soprano
Beethoven: “The Flea”
--MARK REIZEN, Bass

Brahms: “Liebestreu”, Op. 3, No. 1
--ELSA ALSEN, Soprano

Lecocq: Le Coeur et la Main“ - Couplets du casque”
--ALEXIS BOYER, Baritone

Verdi: Aïda - “Rivedrai le foreste”
--BIANCA SCACCIATI, Soprano & AUGUSTA BEUF, Baritone

Mozart:Don Giovanni - “Dalla sua pace”
--GEORGE MEADER, Tenor

Rossini:Guillaume Tell: Récit et Prière - “Sois immobile”
--PAUL LANTERI, Baritone

Alvarea: “Los Ojos Negros”
--JOSEFINA HUGUET, Soprano

Wagner: Die Meistersinger - “Preislied”
--MAX LIPMANN, Tenor

Cawley: “Song of the seraphs”
--MALCOLM McEACHERN, Bass

Colville/Waldteufel: “The Skaters-Waltz”
--GWEN CATLEY, Soprano

Verdi: La Forza del Destino: Duet -“Solenne in quest'ora”
--NIUELS HANSEN, Tenor & ALBERT HØEBERG, Baritone

Hageman: “Do not go, my love”
--ARTHUR HACKETT, Tenor

Puccini: Turandot - “Tu che di gel sei cinta”
--ROSINA TORRI, Soprano

Gastaldon: “Musica proibita”
--FRITZ SCHRÖDTER, Tenor

Ravel: Sheherazade -“La Flûte enchantée”/“L'Indifférent”
--SUZANNE CESBON-VISEUR, Soprano

Gounod: “Judex”
--KIM BORG, Bass

Richard Strauss: Arabella: Duet, Act One – “Aber der Richtige, wenn's einen gibt für mich auf
--dieser Welt”
--
MARTA FUCHS, Soprano & ELSA WIEBER, Soprano
Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana: “Voi lo sapete, o Mamma”
--GIUSEPPINA COBELLI, Soprano

attr. Bach: “Bist du bei mir”
--BLANCHE MARCHESI, Soprano

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1999: Dedicated to the Memory of WILLIAM VIOLI (1914-1989) & RICHARD PORTER (1923-1984)

Godard: La Vivandière - “Viens avec nous”
--ABBY RICHARDSON, Mezzo-Soprano

Rossini: Le Barbier de Séville: Acte 1, Air de Figaro - “Place au factotum de la Ville”

--PIERRE DELDI, Baritone
Hervé: Mam'zelle Nitouche - “Babet und Cadet”
--LINA ABARBANELL, Soprano

Mèhul: Joseph - “Champ paternel”
--ALBERT ALVAREZ, Tenor

Gounod: Faust - “L'Invocation”
--B.S. VEPRINSKY, Bass

Montanari: Il reno fischia - “Via…!”
--GIANNINA RUSS, Soprano

Giordano: Andrea Chenier - “Son sessant'anni”
--FRANCESCO MARIA BONINI, Baritone

Offenbach: Hoffmanns Ezrählungen - “Puppenarie”
--AURELIE RÉVY, Soprano

Giordano: “Canzone Guerresca”
--FAUSTO CASTELLANI, Tenor

Fürst: “Der Wagen rollt”, Op. 11, No.3
--ADOLF LIEBAN, Bass

Wallace: Maritana - “Scenes That Are Brightest”
--CLEMENTINE DE VERE-SAPIO, Soprano

Massenet: Grisélidis - “C'est peu pour le soldat”
--ANDRÉ ALLARD, Bass/Baritone

Verdi: Rigoletto - “Caro nome” ()
--FLORENCE MACBETH, Soprano

Giordano: Andrea Chenier - “Un dì all'azzurro spazio”
--GIULIO CRIMI, Tenor

Mozart: Die Zauberflöte - “O Isis und Osiris”
--EINAR NØRBY, Bass

Schreker: Der Schatzgräber - “Klein war ich noch”
--ELSE GENTNER-FISCHER, Soprano

Puccini: Tosca - “Recondita armonia”
--ANTONIO CORTIS, Tenor

Traditional: “Ich bin a Bal-agole” (I Am a Driver)
--JOSEPH WINOGRADOFF, Baritone

Bizet: Carmen - “Les Tringles des sistres tintaient” (Chanson Bohême)
--SUZANNE JUYOL, Mezzo-Soprano

von Ritter: “You Jested”
--ALEXANDR M. DAVIDOV, Tenor

J. Strauss, Jr.: Die Fledermaus - “Mein Herr Marquis” (Adele's Laughing Song)
--EDITH OLDRUP, Soprano

Fauré: “L'Absence” Op. 5 No. 3
--GÉRAD SOUZAY, Baritone

Sadero: “L'Altra sera la mia Nina”
--ROSA PONSELLE, Soprano

Verdi: Otello - “Niun mi tema”
--GIOVANNI ZENATELLO, Tenor

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1998: Dedicated to the Memory of JULIAN MORTON MOSES (1911-1997)

Gelmund: “I am Waiting for You”
--KONSTANTIN ISACHENKO, Tenor

Lilljebjorn: “Nar Jag Blev Sjutton Ar”
--LYDIA LINDGREN, Soprano

Rubenstein: “Prologue “Accursed World”
--GEORGE BAKLANOV, Baritone

Saint-Saens: Samson et Dalila - “Printempts qui commence”
--ELIETTE SCHENNEBERG, Mezzo-soprano

[traditional]: “Bendemeer's Stream”
--THOMAS L. THOMAS, Baritone

Benatzky: Deux Sous de Fleurs - “Deux Sous de Fleurs”
--DEVA-ASSY, Mezzo-soprano

Cilea: Gloria - “Pur dolente son io”
--LICINIO FRANCARDI, Tenor

Herbert: Naughty Marietta - “Italian Street Song”
--MARIE KAISER, Soprano

Flegier: “Stances” -
--EDMOND RAMBAUD, Tenor

Pietri: Maristella - “Uno strano senso arcano”
--ROSETTA PAMPANINI, Soprano

Reissiger: “Der schlesische Zecher und der Teufel“
--PAUL KNÜPFER, Bass

Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffmann - “Giulietta-Hoffmann duet”
--ZARA DOLUKHANOVA,Mezzo-soprano & IVAN KOZLOVSKY, Tenor

Schubert: “Wohin” -
--SUSANNE DESSOIR, Soprano)

Meyerbeer: Die Afrikanerin - “Land so wunderbar”
--LORENZ FEHENBERGER, Tenor

Meyer-Helmund: “Dein gedenk' ich, Margaretha”
--RITA FORNIA, Soprano

Saint-Saens: Samson et Dalila - “Israel, romps ta chaine”
--CESAR VEZZANI, Tenor

Strickland: “Ma Li'l' Batteau”
--SOPHIE BRASLAU, Contralto

Mussorgsky: “Air de la Puce”
--JOSE BECKMANS, Baritone

Tchaikovsky: “A Weak Candle Light is Fading”
--SOFIA PREOBRAZHENSKAYA, Contralto

Reyer: “Ave Maria”
--FERRUCCIO CORRADETTI, Baritone

Massenet: Thais - “Air d'Eros”
--SUZANNE CESBRON-VEISUER, Soprano
Lebedeff: “Roumania, Roumania”
--AARON LEBEDOFF, Tenor

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1997: Dedicated to the Memory of PHILIP LIESON MILLER (1906-1996)

Leoncavallo: I Pagliacci - “Prologo”
--INOCENIO NAVARRO, Baritone

Bizet: Jolie Fille de Perthe - “A la voix d'un amant fidele”J
--EAN PLANEL
, Tenor

Mussorgsky: “Hopak”
--VERA PETROVA-ZVANTSEVA, Mezzo-soprano

Temple: “Love's Nocturne”
--GEORGE HAMLIN, Tenor

Lecocq: Fille de Madame Angot - “Jadis les Rois”
--SIM VIVA, Soprano

Rossini: Il Barbiere di Siviglia - “Numero quindici a mano manca”
--VITTORIA WEINBERG,
Baritone & AGOSTINA CASAVECCHI, Tenor
Noskowski: “Stach“
--WACLAW BRZEZINSKIaclaw Brzeinski, Bass

Mozart: “Air de la Reine de la Nuit”
--LISE LANDOUZY, Soprano

Brahms: “Von Ewiger Liebe”
--TODD DUNCAN, Baritone

Greene: “Sing Me To Sleep”
--NEVADA VAN DER VEER, Contralto

Saint-Saens: “Le pas D'armes du Roi Jean”
--ALBERT HUBERTY, Bass

Mascagni: Parisina -“Le grida e il clamore”
--ALESANDRO DOLCI, Tenor & F. SOLARI, Soprano

Halevy: Die Judin - “Er kommt zuruck”
--RIZA EIBENSCHUTZ-MALATA, Soprano

Taneev: “Do not let it sound”
--SERGEI SHAPOSHNIKOV, Baritone

Micelli: “La Alegria Que Vuelve”
--VINCENTE BALLESTER, Baritone

Gounod: Faust - “Schumuckwalzer”
--LUCILLE MARCEL, soprano

Donizetti: Lucia - “Fra poco a me ricovero”
--GUIDO CICCOLINI, Tenor

Reger: “Maria Wiegenlied“
--HEDWIG FRANCILLO-KAUFMANN, Soprano

Wood: “I bless the dawn that brought me you”
--DENNIS NOBLE, Baritone

Jassinowsky: “The Prophecy of Isaiah”
--CANTOR MORDECHAY HERSHMAN, Tenor

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1996: 40th Anniversary:
Dedicated to the Memory of EDWIN STEFFE (1907-1996)

Handel: Messiah - “The Trumpet Shall Sound”
--EDWIN STEFFE, Baritone

Koechlin: “Si tu le veux”
--JOSÉ DELAQUERRIÈRE, Tenor

Mascagni: “Serenata”
--ONELIA FINESCHI, Soprano

Napravnik: Dubrovsky - “O give me oblivion”
--GENNADI PISHAEV, Tenor

Hahn: “Reverie”
--MAURICE DECLÉRY, Baritone

Fourdrain: “Chevauchée Cosaque”
--RICHARD CROOKS, Tenor

Rocca: “Il canto della culla”
--GRAZIELLA VALLE, Soprano

Glazunov: “Eastern Melody”
--ALEXANDR M. BRAGIN, Baritone

Messager: “A tone amour simple”
--EDMOND TIRMONT, Tenor

Faure: “Poeme du Jour” (Song Cycle of three songs)
--EIDÉ NORENA, Soprano

Grechaninov: “Berceuse”
--CHARLES SOIX, Bass

Verdi: Un Ballo in Maschera - “Di tu se fedele”
--SALVATORE POLLICINO, Tenor

Meyerbeer: Dinorah - “Shadow Song” -
--MARIA MICHAILOWA, Soprano

Schumann: “Wanderlied”
--PAUL KNÜPFER, Bass

Verdi: Otello - “Ora e per sempre addio”
--AUGUSTO CSAMPINI, Tenor

Tchaikovsky: “The Gypsy”
--MASCIA PREDIT, Soprano

Bizet: Jolie Fille de Perth -“Quand la flamme”
--LOUIS MORTURIER, Bass-Baritone

Donizetti: L'Elisir d'Amore - “Una furtiva lagrima”
--FOLKE ANDERSSON, Tenor

Richepin: “L'Amour qui passe”
--YVONNE BROTHIER, Soprano

Darquier: “Poulido!”
--LOUIS IZAR, Tenor

Massenet: Sapho - “L'Air de Fanny”
--MARTHE NESPOULOUS, Soprano

Traditional Hebrew: “Zur Jiroel”
--CANTOR SAVEL KWARTIN, baritone

Verdi: Il Trovatore - Act I Trio Finale
--CATERINA MANCINI, Soprano, ANTONIO SALVAREZZA,
Tenor & ROLANDO PANERAI, baritone

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1995:

Giordano: Andrea Chenier - “Improviso”
--GIOVANNI VOYER, Tenor

Meyerbeer: L'Africaine - “Fille de rois”
--LOUIS LESTELLY, Baritone

Zeller: Der Vögelhandler - “Ich bin die Christie...”
--ELISABETH REICHELT, soprano

Handel: Acis and Galatea - “Love in her eyes...”
--EVAN WILLIAMS, Tenor

Halévy: La Juive - “Vous qui du Dieu”
--FRANCOIS AUDIGER, Bass

Giordano: Fedora - Rigida..O grand Occhi...”
--EBE STIGNANI, Mezzo soprano

Mozart: Così fan tutte - “Der Odem der Liebe”
--MAX ALTGLASS, Tenor

Borodin: Prince Igor - “Air du Prince Igor”
--PIERRE NOUGARO, tenor

Gounod: Mireille - “Vincennette á votre áge” (Duet)
--GERMAINE CORNEY
, soprano & MAX DE RIEUX, Tenor

Bruneau: L'attaque du Moulin - “Adieux á la forêt”
--GEORGES JOUATTE, Tenor

Saint-Saens: Samson et Dalilah - “Amour, viens aider..”
--GEORGETTE FROZIER-MARROT, Mezzo Soprano

Puccini: Tosca - “Oui l'on me dit vénal”
--WILLY TUBIANA, Bass

Lecocq: Le Coeur et la Main - “Bolero”
--CLEMENTINE DEVERE, Soprano

Wagner: Die Meistersinger - “Preislied”
--LAMBERT MURPHY, Tenor

Hallén: Gustaf Vasa's Saga - “Junker Nils sjunger...”
--JOEL BERGLUND, Baritone

Meyerbeer: Les Huguenots - “O beau pays”
--DEBORAH PANTOFEL-NECHETSKAYA, Soprano

Verdi: I Lombardi - “La mia letizia” -
--GIOVANNI CONSIGLIO, Tenor

Puccini: Turandot - “Nessun dorma” -
--GIOVANNI CONSIGLIO, Tenor

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1994:

Traditional: “Der Chazan un der Gabal”
--MOSHE KUSEVITSKY, Tenor

Padilla: “Princesita”
--GIL VALERIANO, Tenor

Lecocq: Les Cent Vierges - “Oh Paris gai séjour”
--ANNA TARIOL-BAUGÉ, Soprano

Tchaikovsky: Mazeppa - “The Three Treasures”
--ADOLFS KAKTINS, Baritone

Gastaldon: “Musica Proibita”
--INES MARIA FERARIS, Soprano

??: (Zaklety Princ)
--BEHUMIL BENONI
, Baritone

Giordano: Andrea Chenier - “La mamma morta”
--FLORENCE QUARTARARO
, Soprano

Petrie: “Asleep in the Deep”
--OSCAR NATZKE, Bass

Donizetti: Lucia - “Mad Scene”-
--MARIMI DEL POZO, Soprano
Casadesus: Colomba [film] - “La Vendetta”
--GASTON MICHELETTI, Tenor
Grieg: “Ich liebe dich”-
--ROSA OLITZKA, Contralto
Thomas: Hamlet - “Doute de la lumiére”
--GERMAINE FÉRALDY
, Soprano & PIERRE DELDI, Baritone

Wagner: Die Walküre - “Siegmund heiss ich”
--HENDRIK APPELS
, Tenor

Massenet: Werther - “Va! laisse”G
--ERMAINE PAPE
, Me
zzo Soprano

Cui: “The General”
--VLADIMIR KASTORSKY, Bass

Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana - “Voi lo sapete”
--MARIA NEMETH, Soprano

Rabaud: Marouf - “Dans le jardin fleuri”
--CHARLES FRIANTharles Friant, Tenor

Paladilhe: “Psyché”
--BERTHE DE ,OMTALANTerthe de Montalant, Mezzo Soprano

Pinelli: “Fior di campo”
--AFRO POLI, Baritone

Raymond: Nur am Rhei
[film]
- “Meine Mutter war ein Rheinisches Kind”
--MARCEL WITTRISCH, Tenor

Scott: “Lullaby”
--MAGGIE TEYTE, Soprano & JOHN McCORMACK, Tenor

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1993:

Bemberg: “Nymphes et Sylvains”
--GRETE FORDT, Soprano
Halevy: La Juive - “Rachel quand du seigneur”
--HECTOR DUPEYRON, Tenor

Catalani: Loreley - “Dove son?”
--ESTER MAZZOLENI, Soprano

Elgar: King Olaf - “And King Olaf Heard the Cry”
--TUDOR DAVIES, Tenor

Tchaikovsky: “None But the Lonely Heart”
--ELISABETH RETHBERG, Soprano

Bizet: Jolie Fille de Perth - “Quand la flamme de l’amour”
--HECTOR DUFRANNE, Baritone

Massenet: Manon - “Duo de Saint Sulpice”
--BERTHE CÉSAR, Soprano &
LÉON CAMPAGNOLA, Tenor
Donizetti: Don Pasquale - “Come è gentil”
--LUIGI SIMONETTA, Tenor

Meyerbeer: Dinorah - “En chasse, en chasse”
--ANDRÉ BALBON, Baritone

Santoliquido: “L’Assiolo Canta”
--CONRAD THIBAULT, Baritone

Massenet: Werther - “Du gai soleil plein de flamme”
--GERMAINE CORNEY, Soprano

Massenet: Le Jongleur de Notre Dame - “Legende de la Sauge”
--ROBERT COUZINOU, Baritone

Gounod: Philémon et Baucis “Que les songe sont heureux”
--PAUL PAYAN, Bass

Nevin: “La Rosaire”
--GERMAINE CERNAY, Mezzo Soprano

Bizet: Pêcheurs de Perles -“Je crois entendre encore”
--GENNADI PISCHAEV, Tenor

Mozart: Nozze di Figaro - “Non piu andrai”
--DENNIS NOBLE, Baritone

Spoliansky: “La Chanson d’une Nuit”
--JOSÉ LUCCIONI, Tenor

Gounod: Faust - “Dio possente, Dio d’amor”
--GIUSEPPE MANACCHINI, Baritone

Wagner: Die Walküre - “Leb’ wohl”
--LUIGI ROSSI-MORELLI, Baritone

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