Creator Recordings

June 15, 2019, 4:30 pm

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"Dein ist mein ganzes Herz" aria score with the author's inscription to tenor Richard Tauber.

Larry presents truly historic recordings that include the first Lt. Pinkerton, Giovanni Zenatello, in Madama Butterfly. Then the first Marchallin in Der Rosenkavalier, Margarethe Siems. In Verdi’s first Falstaff, Victor Maurel is heard and Richard Tauber in Lehar’s The Land of Smiles conducted by the composer.


“Vogliatemi bene” from Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini
Linda Cannetti, soprano; Giovanni Zenatello, tenor; Orchestra
(Milan 1911. SYMPOSIUM 1379)

“Voi lo sapete” from Cavalleria rusticana by Pietro Mascagni
Gemma Bellincioni, soprano; Salvatore Cottone, piano
(Milan 1903. MARSTON 52062‐2)

“Quand’ero paggio” from Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi
Victor Maurel, baritone; piano accompaniment
(London 190.7 EMI 5 74225 2)

“Monologue of the Marschallin” from Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss
Margarethe Siems, soprano; Orchestra

“Introduction” and “Summertime” from Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin
Abbie Mitchell, soprano; Orchestra; George Gershwin, conductor
(New York 1935. JAZZ HERITAGE 512923A)

“Dein ist mein ganzes Herz!” from The Land of Smiles by Franz Lehár
Richard Tauber, tenor; Berlin Staatskapelle; Franz Lehár, conductor
(Berlin 1929. EMI 6 98547 2)