Monday, March 24, 2008

Bel Canto

Here is a list of songs sung by wonderful singers--mostly of the past--

Caruso and Ruffo, Sip el ciel, Otello, Verdi

Giuseppe DiStefano, Salut demeure, Faust, Gounod

Jussi Bjoerllng, Robt Merrill, duet from Pearl Fishers, Bizet

Maria Jeritza, Vissi d’arte, Tosca

Miliza Korjus, Bell Song, Lakme

Victoria de los angeles, Ah fors’e lui, Traviata

Renee Fleming, Hymn to the Moon, Dvorak

Diana Damrau as the Queen of the Night

Cesare Siepi, Don Giovanni

John McCormack, Il mio tesoro, Don Giovanni

Richard Crooks, I’m falling in love with someone, Herbert

Rose Ponselle, Vissi d’arte, Tosca

Titta Ruffo, Di Provenza, Traviata

Mary Garden, At Dawning

Mary Garden, Depuis le jour

Chaliapin sings Don Quixote

Chaliapin as Don Quixote

Pol Plancon, aria from Le Caid

Horne-Sutherland, Flower duet, Lakme

Horne-Sutherland, Norma

Melba-Caruso, O Soava Fanciulla

Melba, Sempera Libera, Traviata

Sembrich-Scotti, Don Pasquale

Schuman-Heink, Erkonig

Lotte Schoene, Magic Flute

Paul Robeson, Summertime, Gershwin

Comparson of baritones--Rigoletto

Comparison of baritones, Barber of Seville

Lawrence Tibbett as Scarpia in Tosca

lotte lehman sings

David DeVries, La dame blanche

Aureliano Pertile, Di quella pira, Il Trovatore, Verdi

Lauri-Volpi, Di quella pira (he gets booed!)

Selma Kurz, Una voce poco fa, Barber of Seville, Rossini

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