Buried Treasure: Great Opera Stars of the Past (Part I)

Listening Guide

The Work

NOTE: Many of the recordings heard in this program are available on the Nimbus Prima Voce series: http://www.wyastone.co.uk/nimbus/prima-voce.html


CARUSO (1873-1921)

FRANCESCO TAMAGNO (1850-1905)

GIOVANNI MARTINELLI (1885-1969)


GIGLI (1890-1957)


TITO SCHIPA (1889-1965)


McCORMICK (1884-1945)


GIACOMO LAURI-VOLPI (1892-1979)


BJOERLING (1911-1960)


MARCELLA SEMBRICH (1858-1935)

NELLIE MELBA (1861-1931)

LUISA TETTRAZINI (1871-1940)


MARY GARDEN (1874-1967)

EMMY DESTINN (1878-1930)


AMELITA GALLI-CURCI (1882-1963)


FRIEDA HEMPEL (1885-1955)

LUCREZIA BORI (1887-1960)


ROSA PONSELLE (1897-1981)



GERALDINE FERRAR (1882-1967)

EIDÉ NORENA (1884-1968)


MAGGIE TEYTE (1888-1976)

CLAUDIA MUZIO (1889-1936)

ERNESTINE SCHUMANN-HEINK (1861-1936)

CONCHITA SUPERVIA (1895-1936)


SIGURD ONEGIN (1889-1943)

MATTIA BATTISTINI (1856-1928)

GIUSEPPE DE LUCA (1876-1950)


RICCARDO STRACCIANI (1875-1955)

TITO RUFFO (1877-1953)

JOHN CHARLES THOMAS (1891-1960)


LAWRENCE TIBBETT (1896-1960)

CHALIAPIN, FEODOR (1873-1938)

PINZA, EZIO (1892-1957)


KIPNIS, ALEXANDER (1891-1978)

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