Prima Voce Party 1910-1941 | Nimbus - Prima Voce NI7839

Prima Voce Party 1910-1941

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Label: Nimbus - Prima Voce

Cat No: NI7839

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Vocal/Choral

Contents

Artists

Hugues Cuenod
Rosa Ponselle
Richard Tauber
Miliza Korjus
Beniamino Gigli
Elisabeth Schumann
Tito Schipa
Amelita Galli-Curci
Joseph Schmidt
Nina Koshetz
Paul Robeson
Noel Coward
Gertrude Lawrence
John McCormack
Nellie Melba
Enrico Caruso
Sigrid Onegin
Alexander Kipnis
Maggie Teyte
Herbert Ernst Groh
Blanche Marchesi

Artists

Hugues Cuenod
Rosa Ponselle
Richard Tauber
Miliza Korjus
Beniamino Gigli
Elisabeth Schumann
Tito Schipa
Amelita Galli-Curci
Joseph Schmidt
Nina Koshetz
Paul Robeson
Noel Coward
Gertrude Lawrence
John McCormack
Nellie Melba
Enrico Caruso
Sigrid Onegin
Alexander Kipnis
Maggie Teyte
Herbert Ernst Groh
Blanche Marchesi

About

Imagine you had the opportunity to host a private party and invite any of the century's greatest singers - whom would you choose? At the Prima Voce Party, each specially invited guest performs something from the lighter side of their repertoire, making this the greatest collection of favourite party pieces ever.

The Guest List includes Hugues Cuenod (here recorded in the 1930s, but who died as recently as 2010 aged 108!), Rosa Ponselle, Richard Tauber, Miliza Korjus, Beniamino Gigli, Elisabeth Schumann, Tito Schipa, Amelita Galli-Curci, Joseph Schmidt, Nina Koshetz, Paul Robeson, Noël Coward, Gertrude Lawrence, John McCormack, Nellie Melba, Enrico Caruso, Sigrid Onegin, Alexander Kipnis, Maggie Teyte, Herbert Ernst Groh and the extraordinary Blanche Marchesi, born in 1863 and performing here in her 73rd year.

Contents:
1. Hugues Cuenod (b.1902)
Delannoy: Philippine - Complainte de l'Homme - serpent
r.1937

2. Rosa Ponselle (1897-1981)
De Fontenailles: A l'aimér
r.1939

3. Richard Tauber
Mendelssohn: Ich wollt', meine Liebe ergösse sich, Op.63 No.1
r.1933

4. Miliza Korjus (1907-1980)
Moszkowsky: Cher petit Rossignol
r.1936

5. Beniamino Gigli (1890-1957)
Di Capua: O sole mio
r.1934

6. Elisabeth Schumann (1888-1952)
Zeller: Nightingale Song
r.1930

7. Tito Schipa (1888-1965)
Rimsky-Korsakov: Aimant la rose
r.1932

8. Amelita Galli-Curci (1882-1963)
Yradier: La Paloma
r.1928

9. Joseph Schmidt (1904-1942)
Strauss: Wiener Bonbons
r.1936

10. Nina Koshetz (1894-1965)
Tchaikovsky: None but the lonely heart
r.1922

11. Paul Robeson (1898-1976)
Rasbach: Trees
r.1938

12. Noël Coward (1899-1973), Gertrude Lawrence (1898-1952)
Coward: Shadow Play from Tonight at 8.30
r.1936

13. John McCormack (1884-1945)
Foster: I Dream of Jeanie
r.1934

14. Nellie Melba (1861-1931)
Arditi: Se saran rose
r.1910

15. Enrico Caruso (1873-1921)
Sullivan: The Lost Chord
r.1912

16. Sigrid Onegin (1889-1943)
Brewer: Fairy Pipers
r.1926

17. Alexander Kipnis (1891-1978)
Little Jack Horner
r.1940

18. Maggie Teyte (1888-1976)
Reynaldo Hahn: L'Heure exquise
r.1941

19. Herbert Ernst Groh (1905-1982)
Richard Heuberger: Der Opernball - Im Chambre séparée
r.1932

20. Hugues Cuenod (b. 1902)
Negro Spiritual: O Lord What a mornin'
r.1935

21. Blanche Marchesi (1863-1940)
Amuri, amuri - Sicilian Cart Driver's Song
r.1936

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