|Year||Album / Single Title||Artist||Details|
|Italian and Latin Singles|
(4380 hits) Category: Italian Art SongsLabel :
RECMUSICExtract from album :
Both Song and Opera of various periods. Description :
We have to assume that
- Core N'grato - is the kind of song Gondoliers would likely sing, hence the jpeg.
Se Tu M'am and Vittoria Mio Core are two old traditional Italian Songs among the couple of dozen such that most Classical singers are exposed to during their training.
The first of these is especially important as it appears in Igor Stravinski's "Pulchinella" ballet, and which, when omited ...
|1904||Madama Butterfly ||André-Sébastien Savoie, Giacomo Puccini, Jacinthe Parise|
(4208 hits) Category: Italian Art SongsLabel :
PrivateExtract from album :
Just a few highlights to get rolling.Description :
Madama Butterfly (1904) was initially greeted with great hostility (mostly organised by his rivals) but, after some reworking, became another of his most successful operas. It was based on a successful Broadway play produced by David Belasco. It would likely narrowly be voted the best Puccini Opera by the multitude of fans who are familiar with his major hits.
|1900||Tosca Act One ||Giacomo Puccini, Jussi Bjoerling, Leonard Warren, Zinka Milanov|
(3897 hits) Category: Italian Art SongsLabel :
RCA VictorExtract from album :
Tosca (1900) was arguably Puccini's first foray into verismo, the realistic depiction of many facets of real life including violence. The opera is generally considered of major importance in the history of opera because of its many significant features.
La Tosca is a five-act dramatic play
by Victorien Sardou, first produced in Paris in 1887, with Sarah Bernhardt in the title role. ...