Annotation

Recorded at the Small Auditorium of the Stockholm Concert Hall.
Digitally remastered in 1996 by Andrew Walter and Björn Norén

The liner note credits for John Steane and Disc ID OkUYvZWsyD6aZEiGdqBqWpDPF9Q- are associated with the 2008 re-issue.

Annotation last modified on 2011-06-13 00:37 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1: Opera Arias, Oratoria Arias and Songs 1936-1941
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Aida: Se quel gerrier / Celeste Aida
Giuseppe Verdi 4:24
2 Rigoletto: La donna è mobile
Giuseppe Verdi 2:11
3 La bohème: Che gelida manina
Giacomo Puccini 4:17
4 Tosca: Recondita armonia
Giacomo Puccini 2:48
5 Tosca: E lucevan le stelle
Giacomo Puccini 2:52
6 La fanciulla del West: Ch'ella mì creda libero
Giacomo Puccini 2:24
7 La Gioconda: Cielo e mar
Amilcare Ponchielli 4:11
8 L'Africaine: Mi batte il cor... O paradiso / L'Africaine: Pays merveilleux... Ô paradis
Giacomo Meyerbeer 3:13
9 Ideale
Francesco Paolo Tosti 3:22
10 'O Sole Mio
Eduardo di Capua 3:15
11 The Vagabond King: Only a Rose
Rudolf Friml 2:50
12 For You Alone
Henry Ernest Geehl 2:02
13 Manon: Instant charmant / En fermant les yeux
Jules Massenet 3:43
14 Carmen: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée
Georges Bizet 3:51
15 Faust: Salut! demeure chaste et pure
Charles‐François Gounod 4:38
16 Martha: M'apparì tutt'amor (Ach, so fromm)
Friedrich von Flotow 3:22
17 Stabat Mater: Cuius animam gementem
Gioachino Rossini 4:12
18 Messa da Requiem: Ingemisco
Giuseppe Verdi 4:05
19 Il trovatore: Ah sì, ben mio
Giuseppe Verdi 3:07
20 Il trovatore: Di quella pira
Giuseppe Verdi 1:38
21 Il trovatore: Ah sì, ben mio
Giuseppe Verdi 3:17
22 Il trovatore: Di quella pira
Giuseppe Verdi 1:38
23 Rigoletto: Questa o quella
Giuseppe Verdi 2:05
CD 2: Opera Arias and Songs 1941-1950
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 La bohème: O soave fanciulla
Giacomo Puccini 4:07
2 Rigoletto: È il sol dell'anima
Giuseppe Verdi 3:19
3 Rigoletto: Questa o quella
Giuseppe Verdi 2:10
4 Un ballo in maschera: Di'tu se fedele
Giuseppe Verdi 3:12
5 Turandot: Nessun dorma!
Giacomo Puccini 3:22
6 Andrea Chénier: Come un bel dì di maggio
Umberto Giordano 3:14
7 Fedora: Amor ti vieta
Umberto Giordano 2:01
8 Cavalleria rusticana: Mamma! ... Quel vino
Pietro Mascagni 3:49
9 Pagliacci: Recitar! ... Vesti la giubba
Ruggero Leoncavallo 3:39
10 Mattinata
Ruggero Leoncavallo 2:16
11 L'elisir d'amore: Una furtiva lagrima
Gaetano Donizetti 4:09
12 Les pêcheurs de perles: Je crois entendre encore
Georges Bizet 3:36
13 Roméo et Juliette: Ah ! lève-toi, soleil !
Charles‐François Gounod 3:21
14 Manon: Je suis seul !
Jules Massenet 4:31
15 L'arlesiana: È la solita storia del pastore
Francesco Cilea 3:52
16 Cavalleria rusticana: O Lola
Pietro Mascagni 2:33
17 Manon Lescaut: Donna non vidi mai
Giacomo Puccini 2:24
18 Tosca: Recondita armonia
Giacomo Puccini 2:52
19 Tosca: E lucevan le stelle
Giacomo Puccini 3:09
20 La bohème: O soave fanciulla
Giacomo Puccini 3:38
21 Roméo et Juliette: Ange adorable
Charles‐François Gounod 4:24
22 Jocelyn: Concealed in This Retreat (lullaby)
Benjamin Godard 2:54
23 L'alba separa dalla luce l'ombra
Francesco Paolo Tosti 2:19
CD 3: Opera Arias, Operetta Arias and Songs in Swedish 1929-1941
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 För dig allén
Henry Ernest Geehl 2:14
2 Mattinata
Ruggero Leoncavallo 2:12
3 Romeo och Julia: Höj dig, du klara sol!
Charles‐François Gounod 3:12
4 Rigoletto: O, I kvinnor
Giuseppe Verdi 1:51
5 L'illustre Fregona: Fylld av vemod sänker sig natten
Raoul Laparra 3:20
6 Knyaz (Prince) Igor: Dagen gick långsamt till ro
Александр Порфирьевич Бородин 3:13
7 Tosca: Det sköna står att finna
Giacomo Puccini 2:41
8 Tosca: Jag minns stjärnorna lyste
Giacomo Puccini 2:34
9 Rigoletto: Ack, som ett fjun så lätt
Giuseppe Verdi 2:07
10 Trovatore: Skyhögt mot himlen
Giuseppe Verdi 1:38
11 Pagliacci: Spela komedi! ... Pudra ditt anlet
Ruggero Leoncavallo 2:47
12 Cavalleria rusticana: O Lola
Pietro Mascagni 2:25
13 La fanciulla del West: Låt henne tro
Giacomo Puccini 2:29
14 Fanal, Op 35: I männer över lag och rätt
Kurt Atterberg 3:02
15 Sadko: I söderns hav
Николай Андреевич Римский‐Корсаков 3:09
16 La belle Hélène: Uti en skog på berget Ida
Jacques Offenbach 3:23
17 Der Zigeunerbaron: Vem har oss vigt?
Johann Strauss II 3:09
18 Der Bettelstudent: Skall jag tala ... Antag det fall
Karl Millöcker 3:17
19 Der Bettelstudent: Nu är jag pank och fågelfri
Karl Millöcker 1:41
20 När jag för mig själv i mörka skogen går
Wilhelm Peterson‐Berger 2:13
21 Bland skogens höga furustammar
Wilhelm Peterson‐Berger 2:44
22 Ack Värmeland, du sköna
[unknown] 3:14
23 Allt under himmelens fäste
[unknown] 3:12
24 Tonerna
Carl Sjöberg 3:13
25 Sommarnatt
Mogens Schrader 3:11
26 Sverige
Wilhelm Stenhammar 2:49
27 Land, du välsignade
Ragnar Althén 2:35
28 Nämner du Sverige
Ragnar Widestedt 3:09
CD 4: Lieder and Songs 1939-1959
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Adelaide, Op. 46: song for voice & piano
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:50
2 Morgen, Op. 27 No. 4
Richard Strauss 3:21
3 Cäcilie "Wenn du es wüsstest", Op. 27 No. 2, song for voice & piano (or orchestra)
Richard Strauss 1:58
4 Bön i ofredstid
Gustaf Nordqvist 2:45
5 Bisp Thomas frihetssång
Gustaf Nordqvist 2:07
6 In the Silence of the Secret Night, Op. 4 No. 3, song for voice & piano
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 2:58
7 Lilacs, Op. 21 No. 5, song for voice & piano
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 2:12
8 Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair, for voice & piano
Stephen Foster 3:14
9 Parce que (Because), for voice & piano (or orchestra)
Guy d'Hardelot 2:06
10 Sylvia, for voice & piano (or orchestra)
Oley Speaks 3:03
11 Spirit-Flower, for voice & piano
Louis Campbell-Tipton 3:40
12 Ah, Love, but a Day, Op. 44, No. 2, song for voice & piano (Robert Browning Songs No. 2)
Amy Beach 3:17
13 I Bless Ev'ry Hour
Carl Sjöberg 3:07
14 Till havs
Gustaf Nordqvist 2:15
15 Sången till havet
Sven Salén 2:37
16 Visa kring slånblom och månskära
Sven Salén 2:48
17 Jungfrun under lind, for voice & orchestra
Wilhelm Peterson‐Berger 2:45
18 Kung Heimer och Aslög, for voice & orchestra
August Söderman 7:16
19 Trollsjön
August Söderman 4:43
20 Så tag mit hjerte, for voice & piano (or orchestra)
Hugo Alfvén 3:52
21 Demanten på marssnön, Op. 36, No. 6
Jean Sibelius 3:32
22 Julsång (O helga natt)
Adolphe Adam 5:04
CD 5: Three Classic Operas 1953-1959
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Pagliacci: "Mi accordan di parlar? ... Un grande spectacolo ... Un tal gioco"
Ruggero Leoncavallo 5:18
2 Pagliacci: "Recitar! ... Vesti la giubba"
Ruggero Leoncavallo 3:56
3 Pagliacci: "A stanotte ... Coraggio! ... No, Pagliacco non son"
Ruggero Leoncavallo 8:16
4 La bohème: Atto I. "Non sono in vena ... Che gelida manina"
Giacomo Puccini 9:36
5 La bohème: Atto I. "Ehi! Rodolfo ... O soave fanciulla"
Giacomo Puccini 5:00
6 La bohème: Atto III. "Marcello, finalmente ... Donde lieta uscì ... Dunque è proprio finita"
Giacomo Puccini 15:06
7 La bohème: Atto IV. "In un coupè? ... O Mimi, tu più non torni"
Giacomo Puccini 4:29
8 Madam Butterfly: Atto I. "Dovunque al mondo ... Amore o grillo"
Giacomo Puccini 7:16
9 Madam Butterfly: Atto I. "Viene la sera ... Bimba dagli"
Giacomo Puccini 14:57

Credits

CD 1: Opera Arias, Oratoria Arias and Songs 1936-1941

composer:
Rudolf Friml (track 11)
Henry Ernest Geehl (track 12)
Giacomo Meyerbeer (track 8)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (– 1851-03-11) (track 2)
Gioachino Rossini (Italian composer 1792-1868) (1832 – 1839) (track 17)
Friedrich von Flotow (1849) (track 16)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (1850 – 1851-03-11) (track 23)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (1853) (tracks 19–22)
Charles‐François Gounod (French composer) (1859) (track 15)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (1871) (track 1)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (1873 – 1874) (track 18)
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (1875) (track 14)
Amilcare Ponchielli (1876) (track 7)
Francesco Paolo Tosti (1882) (track 9)
Jules Massenet (1884) (track 13)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (1896) (track 3)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (1896 – 1899) (tracks 4–5)
Eduardo di Capua (1898) (track 10)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (1910) (track 6)
conductor:
Nils Grevillius (1936) (tracks 1–4)
Nils Grevillius (1937) (tracks 5–12)
Nils Grevillius (1938) (tracks 13–14, 17–19)
Nils Grevillius (1939) (tracks 15–16, 20–22)
Nils Grevillius (1941) (track 23)
librettist:
Jules Barbier (track 15)
Michel Carré (librettist) (track 15)
Giuseppe Giacosa (track 3)
Brian Hooker (track 11)
Luigi Illica (track 3)
William H. Post (track 11)
Eugène Scribe (track 8)
Francesco Maria Piave (– 1851-03-11) (track 2)
Francesco Maria Piave (1850 – 1851-03-11) (track 23)
Salvadore Cammarano (Italian librettist) (1853) (tracks 19–22)
Antonio Ghislanzoni (1870) (track 1)
Ludovic Halévy (1875) (track 14)
Henri Meilhac (1875) (track 14)
Arrigo Boito (1876) (track 7)
Giuseppe Giacosa (1896 – 1899) (tracks 4–5)
Luigi Illica (1896 – 1899) (tracks 4–5)
lyricist:
Carmelo Errico (track 9)
P. J. O'Reilly (track 12)
Giovanni Capurro (1898) (track 10)
producer:
Inger Forsblom (tracks 1–9)
Lars Tocklin (tracks 1–22)
tenor vocals:
Jussi Björling (1936) (tracks 1–4)
Jussi Björling (1937) (tracks 5–12)
Jussi Björling (1938) (tracks 13–14, 17–19)
Jussi Björling (1939) (tracks 15–16, 20–22)
Jussi Björling (1941) (track 23)
arrangements:
Rigoletto: Atto III. “La donna è mobile” (Duca) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
is the basis for:
There's No Tomorrow (track 10)
later translated versions:
För dig allén (track 12)
Mana saule (track 10)
Tosca: Aufzug III. "Und es blitzen die Sterne" ("E lucevan le stelle") (track 5)
later versions:
It’s Now or Never (track 10)
part of:
Carmen: Acte II (track 14)
The Vagabond King (track 11)
Tosca: Atto I (track 4)
Tosca: Atto III (track 5)
Aida: Atto Primo (track 1)
Stabat Mater (track 17)
Rigoletto: Atto I (track 23)
Faust: Acte III (track 15)
Messa da requiem: II. Dies irae (full sequenza) (track 18)
Il trovatore: Atto III (tracks 19–22)
Manon: Acte II (track 13)
La bohème: Atto I (track 3)
recording of:
For You Alone (track 12)
Ideale (track 9)
’O sole mio (track 10)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on a Song (track 10)
Spaghetti mix (track 10)
Barcelona Games Medley (tracks 2, 5, 14, 20, 22)
translated version of:

CD 2: Opera Arias and Songs 1941-1950

composer:
Ruggero Leoncavallo (track 10)
Gaetano Donizetti (Italian opera composer) (1832) (track 11)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (1850) (track 2)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (1850 – 1851-03-11) (track 3)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (1859) (track 4)
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (1863-04 – 1863-08) (track 12)
Charles‐François Gounod (French composer) (1867) (tracks 13, 21)
Jules Massenet (1884) (track 14)
Benjamin Godard (1888-02-25) (track 22)
Pietro Mascagni (1890) (tracks 8, 16)
Ruggero Leoncavallo (1892) (track 9)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (1893) (track 17)
Umberto Giordano (Italian opera composer) (1896) (track 6)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (1896) (tracks 1, 20)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (1896 – 1899) (tracks 18–19)
Francesco Cilea (1897) (track 15)
Umberto Giordano (Italian opera composer) (1898) (track 7)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (1921-03 – 1924-03) (track 5)
conductor:
Nils Grevillius (1941) (tracks 1–2)
Nils Grevillius (1944) (tracks 3–10)
Nils Grevillius (1945) (tracks 11–14)
Nils Grevillius (1947) (track 15)
Nils Grevillius (1948) (tracks 16–17)
Nils Grevillius (1949) (tracks 20–23)
Nils Grevillius (1950) (tracks 18–19)
librettist:
Giuseppe Adami (track 5)
Jules Barbier (tracks 13, 21)
Victor Capoul (track 22)
Michel Carré (librettist) (tracks 12–13, 21)
Arturo Colautti (track 7)
Eugène Cormon (track 12)
Philippe Gille (track 14)
Luigi Illica (tracks 1, 20)
Leopoldo Marenco (librettist) (track 15)
Henri Meilhac (track 14)
Guido Menasci (Italian librettist, 19th-20th c.) (track 16)
Renato Simoni (track 5)
Antonio Somma (track 4)
Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti (Italian librettist, 19th-20th c.) (track 16)
Francesco Maria Piave (1850) (track 2)
Francesco Maria Piave (1850 – 1851-03-11) (track 3)
Ruggero Leoncavallo (1892) (track 9)
Giuseppe Giacosa (1896) (tracks 1, 20)
Luigi Illica (1896) (track 6)
Giuseppe Giacosa (1896 – 1899) (tracks 18–19)
Luigi Illica (1896 – 1899) (tracks 18–19)
lyricist:
Gabriele D'Annunzio (track 23)
Ruggero Leoncavallo (track 10)
orchestra:
Kungliga Hovkapellet (1945) (tracks 11–14)
Kungliga Filharmonikerna (Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra) (1947) (track 15)
Kungliga Hovkapellet (1948) (tracks 16–17)
Kungliga Filharmonikerna (Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra) (1949) (tracks 20–23)
Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester (1950) (tracks 18–19)
producer:
Inger Forsblom (tracks 1–8)
Lars Tocklin (tracks 1–21)
soprano vocals:
Hjördis Schymberg (1941) (tracks 1–2)
Anna-Lisa Björling (née "Berg", later "Björling-Barkman") (1949) (tracks 20–21)
tenor vocals:
Jussi Björling (1941) (tracks 1–2)
Jussi Björling (1944) (tracks 3–10)
Jussi Björling (1945) (tracks 11–14)
Jussi Björling (1947) (track 15)
Jussi Björling (1948) (tracks 16–17)
Jussi Björling (1949) (tracks 20–23)
Jussi Björling (1950) (tracks 18–19)
publisher:
arrangements:
Jocelyn, op. 100: Acte II. Berceuse (catch-all for arrangements) (track 22)
L'elisir d'amore: Atto II. Romanza "Una furtiva lagrima" (catch-all for arrangements) (track 11)
On With the Motley (for brass band, Farr) (track 9)
Pagliacci: Atto I. "Recitar!" - "Vesti la giubba" (Canio) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 9)
Venise (track 12)
is the basis for:
Mattinata (George Greeley adaptation) (track 10)
Pagliacci (Maynard Ferguson jazz adaptation of "Vesti la giubba" from Leoncavallo's Pagliacci) (track 9)
You're Breaking My Heart (based on the Italian song Mattinata) (track 10)
later translated versions:
El nostre heroi (track 5)
Going to Win (track 5)
Hear My Prayer (English translation of Nessun dorma) (track 5)
Tosca: Aufzug III. "Und es blitzen die Sterne" ("E lucevan le stelle") (track 19)
人知れぬ涙 (track 11)
later versions:
Jocelyn: Angels Guard Thee (Berceuse) (transl. Rybrant) (track 22)
part of:
Fedora: Atto II (track 7)
Pagliacci: Atto I (track 9)
Tosca: Atto I (track 18)
Tosca: Atto III (track 19)
Cavalleria rusticana (tracks 8, 16)
Turandot: Atto III (track 5)
Rigoletto: Atto I (tracks 2–3)
La bohème: Atto I (tracks 1, 20)
Manon: Acte III (track 14)
recording of:
Mattinata (track 10)
referred to in medleys:
Barcelona Games Medley (tracks 9, 19)

CD 3: Opera Arias, Operetta Arias and Songs in Swedish 1929-1941

arranger:
Andreas Randel (track 22)
composer:
Ragnar Althén (track 27)
Henry Ernest Geehl (track 1)
Charles‐François Gounod (French composer) (track 3)
Raoul Laparra (track 5)
Ruggero Leoncavallo (tracks 2, 11)
Karl Millöcker (tracks 18–19)
Jacques Offenbach (track 16)
Wilhelm Peterson‐Berger (Swedish composer and music critic) (tracks 20–21)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (tracks 7–8, 13)
Mogens Schrader (track 25)
Carl Sjöberg (track 24)
Wilhelm Stenhammar (track 26)
Johann Strauss (Austro-German composer, "Walzerkönig", Johann Strauss II, Sohn, Jr., the Younger, the Son) (track 17)
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (tracks 4, 9–10)
Ragnar Widestedt (track 28)
Pietro Mascagni (1890) (track 12)
Kurt Atterberg (1934) (track 14)
librettist:
Ruggero Leoncavallo (track 11)
Jules Barbier (track 3)
Владимир Иванович Бельский (Vladimir Ivanovich Belsky) (track 15)
Salvadore Cammarano (Italian librettist) (track 10)
Michel Carré (librettist) (track 3)
Guelfo Civinini (Italian librettist) (track 13)
Richard Genée (tracks 18–19)
Giuseppe Giacosa (tracks 7–8)
Ludovic Halévy (track 16)
Luigi Illica (tracks 7–8)
Henri Meilhac (track 16)
Guido Menasci (Italian librettist, 19th-20th c.) (track 12)
Francesco Maria Piave (tracks 4, 9)
Ignaz Schnitzer (track 17)
Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti (Italian librettist, 19th-20th c.) (track 12)
Camillo Walzel (tracks 18–19)
Carlo Zangarini (track 13)
lyricist:
Ingeborg Björklund (track 27)
Erik Gustaf Geijer (track 24)
Wendela Hebbe (track 21)
P. J. O'Reilly (track 1)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 20)
producer:
Inger Forsblom (tracks 1–7)
Lars Tocklin (tracks 1–20)
soprano vocals:
Hjördis Schymberg (track 18)
tenor vocals:
Jussi Björling (tracks 1–28)
is the basis for:
Mattinata (George Greeley adaptation) (track 2)
You're Breaking My Heart (based on the Italian song Mattinata) (track 2)
part of:
recording of:
För dig allén (track 1)
Mattinata (track 2)
Nämner du Sverige (track 28)
Sommarnatt (track 25)
Sverige (track 26)
Tonerna (track 24)
translated version of:
For You Alone (track 1)

CD 4: Lieder and Songs 1939-1959

piano:
Harry Ebert (tracks 1–3)
Ivor Newton (tracks 10–13)
composer:
Adolphe Adam (track 22)
Hugo Alfvén (track 20)
Gustaf Nordqvist (tracks 4–5, 14)
Wilhelm Peterson‐Berger (Swedish composer and music critic) (track 17)
Sven Salén (tracks 15–16)
Carl Sjöberg (track 13)
Oley Speaks (track 10)
August Söderman (tracks 18–19)
Guy d'Hardelot (track 9)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1794 – 1796) (track 1)
Stephen Foster (composer) (1854) (track 8)
Richard Strauss (German composer) (1894) (tracks 2–3)
Amy Beach (1899 – 1900) (track 12)
Jean Sibelius (1900) (track 21)
conductor:
Bertil Bokstedt (tracks 14–17)
Nils Grevillius (tracks 6–9, 18–22)
Sune Waldimir (tracks 4–5)
dedicated to:
lyricist:
Robert Browning (English poet and playwright) (track 12)
Placide Cappeau (track 22)
Tove Ditlevsen (track 20)
Stephen Foster (composer) (track 8)
Heinrich Hart (track 3)
John Henry Mackay (track 2)
Jonatan Reuter (track 14)
Clinton Scollard (American poet) (track 10)
B. Martin Stanton (Lyricist) (track 11)
Edward F. Lockton (track 9)
Frank Teschemacher (track 9)
Fred S. Tysh (Lyricist) (track 13)
orchestrator:
Jean Sibelius (1916 – 1917) (track 21)
producer:
Inger Forsblom (tracks 1–6)
Lars Tocklin (tracks 1–19)
sound engineer:
Francis Dillnutt (engineer) (tracks 21–22)
tenor vocals:
Jussi Björling (tracks 1–22)
translator:
Augustin Kock (track 22)
publisher:
Breitkopf & Härtel (1912) (track 21)
part of:
arrangement of:
Demanten på marssnön, op. 36 no. 6 (for voice and piano) (track 21)
arrangements:
12 Romances, op. 21: no. 5 Lilacs (for solo piano, by composer) (track 7)
6 Romances, op. 4: no. 3 "In the Silence of the Secret Night" (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
Adelaïde von Beethoven, S. 466 (for solo piano, Liszt, final version) (track 1)
Adelaïde, S. 466a (for solo piano, Liszt, first version) (track 1)
Adélaïde, S. 466b (for solo piano, Liszt, second version) (track 1)
Because (track 9)
I Dream of Jeannie (Joan Baez arrangement of Jeannie with the Light Brown Hair) (track 8)
Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair (for violin and piano, arr. Heifetz) (track 8)
Morgen!, op. 27 no. 4 (for voice and orchestra) (track 2)
Morgen!, op. 27 no. 4 (catch-all for unknown arrangements) (track 2)
orchestrations:
Adelaide, op. 46 (orchestrated by Spohr) (track 1)
part of:
4 Lieder for voice and piano (op. 27; TrV 170) (tracks 2–3)
6 Romances, op. 4 (track 6)
recording of:
12 Romances, op. 21: no. 5 Lilacs (for voice+piano, original version) (track 7)
A Spirit Flower (track 11)
Adelaide, op. 46 (track 1)
Because (track 9)
Bön i ofredstid (track 4)
Cäcilie (op. 27 no. 2; TrV 170 no. 2) (track 3)
Demanten på marssnön, op. 36 no. 6 (for voice and orchestra, orch. Sibelius) (track 21)
Morgen!, op. 27 no. 4 (for voice and piano) (track 2)
Sylvia (1914 song) (track 10)
Så tag mit hjerte (track 20)
Sången till havet (track 15)
Till havs (track 14)
Trollsjön (track 19)
translated version of:
Cantique de Noël "Minuit chrétiens" (French original of "O Holy Night") (track 22)

CD 5: Three Classic Operas 1953-1959

baritone vocals:
Robert Merrill (American operatic baritone) (tracks 3, 5–7)
John Reardon (track 5)
Mario Sereni (track 8)
Leonard Warren (tracks 1, 3)
bass vocals:
Giorgio Tozzi (operatic bass) (track 5)
choir vocals:
Robert Shaw Chorale (tracks 1, 3)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (tracks 4–6, 6, 6–7, 7–8, 8–9, 9)
Ruggero Leoncavallo (tracks 1, 1, 3)
Ruggero Leoncavallo (1892) (track 2)
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (1896) (tracks 4–5)
conductor:
Sir Thomas Beecham (tracks 4–7)
Renato Cellini (tracks 1–3)
Gabriele Santini (conductor) (tracks 8–9)
librettist:
Giuseppe Giacosa (tracks 4, 4–6, 6, 6–7, 7)
Luigi Illica (tracks 4, 4–5, 5–6, 6, 6–7, 7)
Ruggero Leoncavallo (tracks 1, 3)
Ruggero Leoncavallo (1892) (track 2)
Giuseppe Giacosa (1896) (track 5)
lyricist:
Giuseppe Giacosa (tracks 8, 8–9, 9)
Luigi Illica (tracks 8, 8–9, 9)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Miriam Pirazzini (track 8)
orchestra:
producer:
Inger Forsblom (tracks 1–5)
Richard Mohr (producer) (tracks 1–7)
Victor Olof (tracks 8–9)
Lars Tocklin (tracks 1–9)
soprano vocals:
Lucine Amara (track 6)
Victoria de los Ángeles (tracks 1, 3–6, 9)
sound engineer:
Richard Layton (Engineer) (tracks 1–7)
tenor vocals:
Jussi Björling (tracks 1–9)
Paul Franke (tracks 1, 3)
Piero de Palma (tenor) (track 8)
arrangements:
On With the Motley (for brass band, Farr) (track 2)
Pagliacci: Atto I. "Recitar!" - "Vesti la giubba" (Canio) (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
is the basis for:
Pagliacci (Maynard Ferguson jazz adaptation of "Vesti la giubba" from Leoncavallo's Pagliacci) (track 2)
later translated versions:
part of:
La bohème: Atto III (tracks 6, 6, 6)
Pagliacci: Atto I (tracks 1, 1–2)
Pagliacci: Atto II (track 3)
La bohème: Atto IV (tracks 7, 7)
La bohème: Atto I (tracks 4, 4–5, 5)
Madama Butterfly: Atto I (tracks 8, 8–9, 9)
recording of:
Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “Amore o grillo” (Pinkerton, Sharpless) (track 8)
Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “Dovunque al mondo” (Pinkerton, Sharpless) (track 8)
Madama Butterfly: Atto I. “Viene la sera” (Pinkerton, Butterfly, Suzuki) (track 9)
referred to in medleys:

Release

graphic design: Darren Rumney
liner notes: John Steane
mastering: Björn Norén
Andrew Walter (mastering engineer)
ASIN: UK: B001B1R1H2 [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/7467005 [info]