Arias, Duets & Songs, Vol. 2 (The Album's name in the covers are "Opera Aria & Songs, Vol II" but in "amazon and "allmusic" it is Arias, Duets & Songs, Vol. 2)

~ Release by Jussi Björling (see all versions of this release, 1 available)

Tracklist

CD 1
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1Rigoletto: 'Questa o quella'
tenor vocals:
Jussi Björling (tenor)
recording of:
Rigoletto: Atto I, scena 1. N°2 Ballata “Questa o quella” (Duca)
composer:
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (from 1850 until 1851-03-11)
librettist:
Francesco Maria Piave (from 1850 until 1851-03-11)
part of:
Rigoletto: Atto I
2:15
2Rigoletto: 'E Il Sol Dell'anima'
tenor vocals:
Jussi Björling (tenor)
recording of:
Rigoletto: Atto I, scena 2. “È il sol dell’anima” (Duca, Gilda, Ceprano, Borsa, Giovanna)
composer:
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (in 1850)
librettist:
Francesco Maria Piave (in 1850)
part of:
Rigoletto: Atto I
3:26
3Rigoletto: 'La Donna E Mobile'
tenor vocals:
Jussi Björling (tenor)
recording of:
Rigoletto: Atto III. “La donna è mobile” (Duca)
composer:
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (until 1851-03-11)
librettist:
Francesco Maria Piave (until 1851-03-11)
part of:
Rigoletto: Atto III
2:13
4II Trovatore: 'Di Quella Pira'1:43
5Les Pecheurs De Perles 'Je Crois Entendre Encore'
tenor vocals:
Jussi Björling (tenor)
recording of:
Les Pêcheurs de perles : Acte I. No. 4 Romance « Je crois entendre encore » (Nadir)
composer:
Georges Bizet (composer) (from 1863-04 until 1863-08)
librettist:
Michel Carré (librettist) and Eugène Cormon
part of:
Les Pêcheurs de perles : Acte I
3:42
6La Belle Helene 'Au Mont Ida Trois Deesses'
producer:
Lars Tocklin
tenor vocals:
Jussi Björling (tenor)
conductor:
Nils Grevillius (Swedish conductor and violinist)
recording of:
La Belle Hélène : Acte I. “Uti en skog på berget Ida” (Pâris entresang, swedish lyrics)
composer:
Jacques Offenbach
librettist:
Ludovic Halévy (french librettist) and Henri Meilhac
translated version of:
La Belle Hélène : Acte I, Scène 7. Jugement de Pâris « Au mont Ida, trois déesses » (Pâris)
3:22
7Romeo Et Juliette 'Ah! Leve-Toi, Soleil'3:27
8Carmen 'La Fleur Que Tu M'avais Jetee'
tenor vocals:
Jussi Björling (tenor)
recording of:
Carmen : Acte II. No. 17 Duo : « La fleur que tu m’avais jetée » (Carmen, Don José) (Flower Song)
composer:
Georges Bizet (composer) (in 1875)
librettist:
Ludovic Halévy (french librettist) (in 1875) and Henri Meilhac (in 1875)
part of:
Carmen : Acte II
3:58
9Manon 'Instant Charmant...En Fermant Les yeux'
tenor vocals:
Jussi Björling (tenor)
recording of:
Manon : Acte II. « Instant charmant » … « En fermant les yeux » (des Grieux) (le rêve de Des Grieux)
composer:
Jules Massenet (French Romantic composer) (in 1884)
librettist:
Philippe Gille and Henri Meilhac
part of:
Manon : Acte II
3:51
10Requiem 'Ingemisco'
tenor vocals:
Jussi Björling (tenor)
recording of:
Messa da requiem: IIh. Dies irae: Ingemisco (tenore)
composer:
Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer) (from 1873 until 1874)
part of:
Messa da requiem: II. Dies irae (quartetto solista, coro) (full sequenza)
4:12
11La Gioconda 'Cielo E Mar'
tenor vocals:
Jussi Björling (tenor)
recording of:
La Gioconda: Atto II. “Cielo e mar!” (Enzo)
composer:
Amilcare Ponchielli (composer)
librettist:
Arrigo Boito (librettist, composer)
part of:
La Gioconda: Atto II. Il rosario
4:16
12Cavalleria Rusticana 'O Lola ' (Sicilliana)
tenor vocals:
Jussi Björling (tenor)
recording of:
Cavalleria rusticana: “O Lola ch'ai di latti la cammisa” (Turiddu) (“Siciliana”)
composer:
Pietro Mascagni (composer & conductor) (in 1890)
librettist:
Guido Menasci (Italian librettist, 19th-20th c.) and Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti (Italian librettist, 19th-20th c.)
part of:
Cavalleria rusticana
2:39
13Cavalleria Rusticana 'Mamma...Quel Vino'
tenor vocals:
Jussi Björling (tenor)
recording of:
Cavalleria rusticana: “Mamma, quel vino è generoso, è certo” (Turiddu, Lucia, Donne) (Addio alla madre)
composer:
Pietro Mascagni (composer & conductor) (in 1890)
librettist:
Guido Menasci (Italian librettist, 19th-20th c.) and Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti (Italian librettist, 19th-20th c.)
part of:
Cavalleria rusticana
3:58
14Prince Igor: 'Vladimir's Cavatina'3:16
15Manon Lescaut: 'Donna Non Vidi Mai'2:28
16La Boheme: 'O Soave Fanciulla'
tenor vocals:
Jussi Björling (tenor)
recording of:
La bohème: Atto I, no. 9. “O soave fanciulla” (Rodolfo, Marcello, Mimì)
composer:
Giacomo Puccini (Italian composer) (in 1896)
librettist:
Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa (in 1896)
part of:
La bohème: Atto I. In soffitta (Puccini)
3:38
17Andrea Chenier 'Come Un Bel Di Di Maggio'
tenor vocals:
Jussi Björling (tenor)
recording of:
Andrea Chénier: Atto IV. “Come un bel dì di maggio” (Chénier)
composer:
Umberto Giordano (Italian opera composer) (in 1896)
librettist:
Luigi Illica (in 1896)
part of:
Andrea Chénier: Atto IV
3:19
18In The Silence Of The Night, Op.4 No.33:03
19Lilacs,Op.21 No.5
tenor vocals:
Jussi Björling (tenor)
recording of:
12 Romances, op. 21: no. 5 Lilacs (for solo piano, by composer)
composer:
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов (Russian composer)
piano arranger:
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов (Russian composer) (from 1913 until 1914)
arrangement of:
12 Romances, op. 21: no. 5 Lilacs (for voice+piano, original version)
2:17
20Mattinata
tenor vocals:
Jussi Björling (tenor)
recording of:
Mattinata
lyricist and composer:
Ruggero Leoncavallo (composer)
2:21
21Ideale
tenor vocals:
Jussi Björling (tenor)
recording of:
Ideale
lyricist:
Carmelo Errico
composer:
Francesco Paolo Tosti (composer) (in 1882)
3:24
22Adelaide, Op.46
tenor vocals:
Jussi Björling (tenor)
recording of:
Adelaide, op. 46
lyricist:
Friedrich von Matthisson
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (German composer) (from 1794 until 1796)
dedicated to:
Friedrich von Matthisson
part of:
Works of Ludwig van Beethoven by opus number (number: op. 46)
6:56
23Morgen,Op.27 n 4
producer:
Inger Forsblom and Lars Tocklin
piano:
Harry Ebert (pianist)
tenor vocals:
Jussi Björling (tenor) (in 1939)
recording of:
Morgen!, op. 27 no. 4 (for voice and piano) (on 1939-07-15)
lyricist:
John Henry Mackay
composer:
Richard Strauss (German composer) (in 1894)
publisher:
Boosey & Hawkes (publisher; do NOT use as release label)
part of:
4 Lieder, op. 27
recording of:
Morgen!, op. 27 no. 4 (for voice and piano) (in 1939)
lyricist:
John Henry Mackay
composer:
Richard Strauss (German composer) (in 1894)
publisher:
Boosey & Hawkes (publisher; do NOT use as release label)
part of:
4 Lieder, op. 27
3:21