The Art of Claudia Muzio

June 1, 2019, 5:00 pm

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Claudia Muzio with her mop dog, Cici. 1932.

This superb Italian soprano from the first half of the twentieth century is heard is some of her greatest roles in Tosca, Andrea Chénier, as well as a Chicago favorite, La traviata. There are songs also by Licinio Refice and Arturo Buzzi-Peccia.

Music

“Vissi d’arte” from Tosca by Giacomo Puccini
Claudia Muzio, soprano, with Orchestra
(Milan 1935. ROMOPHONE 81015‐2 A)

“Sorgi, o padre” from Bianca e Fernando by Vincenzo Bellini
Claudia Muzio, soprano, with Orchestra
(New York 1922. ROMOPHONE 81005‐2 B)

“Che gli dirò…Amami, Alfredo” from La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi
Claudia Muzio, soprano; Gaetano Tommasini, tenor; Orchestra
(Milan 1911. ROMOPHONE 81005‐2 A)

“Addio del Passato” from La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi
Claudia Muzio, soprano, with Orchestra
(Milan 1935. ROMOPHONE 81015‐2 A)

“La mamma morta” from Andrea Chénier by Umberto Giordano
Claudia Muzio, soprano, with Orchestra
(Milan 1935. ROMOPHONE 81015‐2 A)

“Ombra di nube” by Licinio Refice
Claudia Muzio, soprano, with Orchestra
(Milan 1935. ROMOPHONE 81015‐2 A)

“Columbetta” by Arturo Buzzi‐Peccia
Claudia Muzio, soprano, with Orchestra
(Milan 1934. ROMOPHONE 81015‐2 A)