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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/28/2008
  • Label: Warner Classics
  • EAN: 5099921731327
  • Catalog Number: 17313
  • Sales rank: 267,024

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Aida, opera: Act 1. Se quel guerrier io fossi!... Celeste Aida - Giuseppe Verdi & Jussi Björling (4:23)
  2. 2 Rigoletto, opera: Act 3. La donna è mibile - Giuseppe Verdi & Jussi Björling (2:10)
  3. 3 La bohème, opera: Act 1. Che gelida manina - Giacomo Puccini & Jussi Björling (4:16)
  4. 4 Tosca, opera: Act 1. Recondita armonia - Giacomo Puccini & Jussi Björling (2:47)
  5. 5 Tosca, opera: Act 3. E lucevan le stelle - Giacomo Puccini & Jussi Björling (2:51)
  6. 6 La fanciulla del West (The Girl of the Golden West), opera: Act 3. Ch'ella mi creda - Giacomo Puccini & Jussi Björling (2:24)
  7. 7 La Gioconda, opera in 4 acts: Act 2. Cielo e mar! - Amilcare Ponchielli & Jussi Björling (4:11)
  8. 8 L' Africaine, grand opera in 5 acts: Act 4. Mi batte il cor... O paradiso - Giacomo Meyerbeer & Jussi Björling (3:12)
  9. 9 Ideale for voice & piano (or orchestra) - Paolo Tosti & Jussi Björling (3:22)
  10. 10 O sole mio, for voice & piano (or orchestra) - Eduardo di Capua & Jussi Björling (3:14)
  11. 11 The Vagabond King, operetta: Act 1. Only a Rose - Rudolf Friml & Jussi Björling (2:50)
  12. 12 For You Alone for voice & piano (or orchestra) - Henry Geehl & Jussi Björling (2:01)
  13. 13 Manon, opera in 5 acts: Act 2. Instant charmant... En terment les yeux - Jules Massenet & Jussi Björling (3:42)
  14. 14 Carmen, opera: Act 2. La fleur que tu m'avais jetée - Georges Bizet & Jussi Björling (3:51)
  15. 15 Faust, opera: Act 3. Salut! demeure chaste et pure - Charles Gounod & Jussi Björling (4:38)
  16. 16 Martha, opera: Act 3. M'apparì tutt'amor - Friedrich von Flotow & Jussi Björling (3:22)
  17. 17 Stabat mater for 2 sopranos, tenor, bass, chorus & orchestra: Cujus animam - Gioachino Rossini & Jussi Björling (4:11)
  18. 18 Requiem Mass, for soloists, chorus & orchestra (Manzoni Requiem): Ingenisco - Giuseppe Verdi & Jussi Björling (4:05)
  19. 19 Il Trovatore, opera: Act 3. Ah sì, ben mio - Giuseppe Verdi & Jussi Björling (3:07)
  20. 20 Il Trovatore, opera: Act 3. Di quella pira - Giuseppe Verdi & Jussi Björling (1:38)
  21. 21 Il Trovatore, opera: Act 3. Ah sì, ben mio - Giuseppe Verdi & Jussi Björling (3:16)
  22. 22 Il Trovatore, opera: Act 3. Di quella pira - Giuseppe Verdi & Jussi Björling (1:38)
  23. 23 Rigoletto, opera: Act 1. Questa o quella - Giuseppe Verdi & Jussi Björling (2:05)
Disc 2
  1. 1 La bohème, opera: Act 1. O soave fanciulla - Giacomo Puccini & Jussi Björling (4:06)
  2. 2 Rigoletto, opera: Act 2. È il sol dell'anima - Giuseppe Verdi & Jussi Björling (3:19)
  3. 3 Rigoletto, opera: Act 1. Questa o quella - Giuseppe Verdi & Jussi Björling (2:09)
  4. 4 Un ballo in maschera, opera: Act 1. Di'tu se fedele - Giuseppe Verdi & Jussi Björling (3:11)
  5. 5 Turandot, opera: Act 3. Nessun dorma - Giacomo Puccini & Jussi Björling (3:21)
  6. 6 Andrea Chénier, opera: Act 4. Come un bel dì di maggio - Umberto Giordano & Jussi Björling (3:13)
  7. 7 Fedora, opera: Act 2. Amor ti vieta - Umberto Giordano & Jussi Björling (2:00)
  8. 8 Cavalleria rusticana, opera (melodramma) in 1 act: Mamma! quell vino è generoso - Pietro Mascagni & Jussi Björling (3:48)
  9. 9 Pagliacci, opera: Act 1. Recitar!... Vesti la giubba - Ruggero Leoncavallo & Jussi Björling (3:39)
  10. 10 Mattinata ("L'aurora di bianco vestita"), song for voice & piano (or orchestra) - Ruggero Leoncavallo & Jussi Björling (2:16)
  11. 11 L'elisir d'amore, opera: Act 3. Una furtiva lagrima - Gaetano Donizetti & Jussi Björling (4:08)
  12. 12 Les Pêcheurs de perles, opera in 3 acts: Act 1. Je crois entendre encore - Georges Bizet & Jussi Björling (3:35)
  13. 13 Roméo et Juliette, opera: Act 2. Ah! lève-toi, soleil! - Charles Gounod & Jussi Björling (3:20)
  14. 14 Manon, opera in 5 acts: Act 3. Je suis seul!... Ah! fuyez, douce image - Jules Massenet & Jussi Björling (4:30)
  15. 15 L'Arlesiana, opera: Act 2. È la solita storia - Francesco Cilèa & Jussi Björling (3:52)
  16. 16 Cavalleria rusticana, opera (melodramma) in 1 act: O Lola - Pietro Mascagni & Jussi Björling (2:33)
  17. 17 Manon Lescaut, opera: Act 1. Donna non vidi mai - Giacomo Puccini & Jussi Björling (2:23)
  18. 18 Tosca, opera: Act 1. Recondita armonia - Giacomo Puccini & Jussi Björling (2:51)
  19. 19 Tosca, opera: Act 3. E lucevan le stelle - Giacomo Puccini & Jussi Björling (3:09)
  20. 20 La bohème, opera: Act 1. O soave fanciulla - Anna-Lisa Björling & Giacomo Puccini (3:37)
  21. 21 Roméo et Juliette, opera: Act 1. Ange adorable - Anna-Lisa Björling & Charles Gounod (4:24)
  22. 22 Jocelyn, opera: Act 2. Berceuse. Concealed in this retreat - Benjamin Godard & Jussi Björling (2:53)
  23. 23 L'Alba separa dalla luce l'ombra, for voice & piano (or orchestra) - Paolo Tosti & Jussi Björling (2:22)
Disc 3
  1. 1 For You Alone for voice & piano (or orchestra) - Henry Geehl & Jussi Björling (2:13)
  2. 2 Mattinata ("L'aurora di bianco vestita"), song for voice & piano (or orchestra) - Ruggero Leoncavallo & Jussi Björling (2:12)
  3. 3 Roméo et Juliette, opera: Act 2. Höj dig, du klara sol (Ah! lève-toi, soleil - Charles Gounod & Jussi Björling (3:12)
  4. 4 Rigoletto, opera: Act 1. O, I kvinnor (Questa o quella) - Giuseppe Verdi & Jussi Björling (1:51)
  5. 5 L'Illustre Fregona, opera: Fylld av vemod sänker sig natten (Mélancolique tom - Raoul Laparra & Jussi Björling (3:20)
  6. 6 Prince Igor, opera (completed by Rimsky-Korsakov & Glazunov): Act 2. Vladimir's Cavatina. Dagen gick långsamt ti - Alexander Borodin & Jussi Björling (3:12)
  7. 7 Tosca, opera: Act 1. Det sköna står att finna (Recondita armonia - Giacomo Puccini & Jussi Björling (2:41)
  8. 8 Tosca, opera: Act 3. Jag minns stjärnorna lyste (E lucevan le st - Giacomo Puccini & Jussi Björling (2:34)
  9. 9 Rigoletto, opera: Act 3. Ack, som ett fjun så lätt (La donna è mobil - Giuseppe Verdi & Jussi Björling (2:06)
  10. 10 Il Trovatore, opera: Act 3. Skyhögt mot himlen (Di quella pira) - Giuseppe Verdi & Jussi Björling (1:37)
  11. 11 Pagliacci, opera: Act 1. Spela komedi!... Pudra ditt anlet (Recitar! - Ruggero Leoncavallo & Jussi Björling (2:47)
  12. 12 Cavalleria rusticana, opera (melodramma) in 1 act: O Lola - Pietro Mascagni & Jussi Björling (2:24)
  13. 13 La fanciulla del West (The Girl of the Golden West), opera: Act 3. Lå henne tro (Ch'ella mi creda) - Giacomo Puccini & Jussi Björling (2:28)
  14. 14 Fanal, opera, Op 35: Act 3. I männwe över lag och rä (Ye men of law and - Kurt Atterberg & Jussi Björling (3:01)
  15. 15 Sadko, opera in 3 (or 5) acts: Scene 4. I söderns hav (Song of India) - Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov & Jussi Björling (3:09)
  16. 16 La belle Hélène, operetta in 3 acts: Act 1. Uti en skog på berget Ida (Au mont Ida troi - Jacques Offenbach & Jussi Björling (3:22)
  17. 17 Der Zigeunerbaron (The Gypsy Baron), operetta (RV 511): Act 2. Vem oss har vigt? (Wer uns getraut?) - Johann Strauss II & Jussi Björling (3:08)
  18. 18 Der Bettelstudent, operetta: Act 2. Skall jag tala... Antag det fall (Soll ich - Carl Millöcker & Jussi Björling (3:16)
  19. 19 Der Bettelstudent, operetta: Act 3. Nu är jag pank och fågelfri (Ich hab' kein - Carl Millöcker & Jussi Björling (1:40)
  20. 20 När jag för mig själv i mörka skogen går (When I Walk by Myself in the Dark Forest), song for voice & piano - Wilhelm Peterson-Berger & Jussi Björling (2:12)
  21. 21 Bland Skogens Höga furustammar (Among the high fir-trees in the forest) - Wilhelm Peterson-Berger & Jussi Björling (2:44)
  22. 22 Ack Värmeland, du Sköna, du härliga land - Jussi Björling & Swedish Traditional (3:14)
  23. 23 Allt under himmelens faste - Jussi Björling & Swedish Traditional (3:11)
  24. 24 Tonerna (Visions), for voice & piano - Erik Gustaf Geijer & Carl Leopold Sjöberg (3:12)
  25. 25 Sommarnatt - Mogens Schrader & Jussi Björling (3:10)
  26. 26 Ett folk, for voice & orchestra Op. 22: Sverige (Sweden) - Wilhelm Stenhammar & Jussi Björling (2:48)
  27. 27 Land du välsignade (Thou Blessed Country) - Ragnar Althén & Jussi Björling (2:35)
  28. 28 Nammer ju Sverige - Ragnar Widestedt & Jussi Björling (3:08)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Adelaide, song for voice & piano, Op. 46 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Jussi Björling (6:50)
  2. 2 Morgen ("Und morgen wird die Sonne wieder scheinen"), song for voice & piano (or orchestra), Op. 27/4 (TrV 170/4) - Richard Strauss & Jussi Björling (3:20)
  3. 3 Cäcilie ("Wenn du es wüsstest"), song for voice & piano (or orchestra), Op. 27/2 (TrV 170/2) - Richard Strauss & Jussi Björling (1:57)
  4. 4 Bön i ofredstid (Prayer in a time of unrest) - Gustaf Nordqvist & Jussi Björling (2:44)
  5. 5 Bisp Thomas frihetssång (Freedom is the finest thing) - Gustaf Nordqvist & Jussi Björling (2:06)
  6. 6 In the silence of the secret night, song for voice & piano, Op. 4/3 - Sergey Rachmaninov & Jussi Björling (2:57)
  7. 7 Lilacs, song for voice & piano, Op. 21/5 - Sergey Rachmaninov & Jussi Björling (2:12)
  8. 8 Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair, for voice & piano - Stephen Foster & Jussi Björling (3:14)
  9. 9 Parce que (Because), for voice & piano (or orchestra) - Jussi Björling & Guy d'Hardelot (2:06)
  10. 10 Sylvia for voice & piano (or orchestra) - Oley Speaks & Jussi Björling (3:03)
  11. 11 Spirit-Flower for voice & piano - Louis Campbell-Tipton & Jussi Björling (3:40)
  12. 12 Ah, Love, But a Day, song for voice & piano (Robert Browning Songs No. 2), Op. 44/2 - Amy Beach & Jussi Björling (3:17)
  13. 13 Tonerna (Visions), for voice & piano - Erik Gustaf Geijer & Carl Leopold Sjöberg (3:07)
  14. 14 Till Havs - Gustaf Nordqvist & Jussi Björling (2:14)
  15. 15 Sången till havet (Song to the Sea) - Jussi Björling & Sven Salen (2:36)
  16. 16 Visa kring slånblom och månskära (Song of blackthorn and crescent moon) - Jussi Björling & Sven Salen (2:48)
  17. 17 Jungfrun under lind (The maid under the linden tree), for voice & orchestra - Wilhelm Peterson-Berger & Wilhelm Peterson-Berger (2:45)
  18. 18 Kung Heimer och Aslög, for voice & orchestra - August Söderman & Jussi Björling (7:16)
  19. 19 Trollsjön (The Enchanted Lake) - August Söderman & Jussi Björling (4:43)
  20. 20 Saa tag mit Hjerte (Take my heart), for voice & piano (or orchestra), R203 - Hugo Alfvén & Jussi Björling (3:52)
  21. 21 The Diamond on the March Snow (Demanton på marssnön), song for voice & piano, Op. 36/6 - Jean Sibelius & Jussi Björling (3:31)
  22. 22 Cantique de Noël for voice & orchestra "O Holy Night" - Adolphe Adam & Jussi Björling (5:07)
Disc 5
  1. 1 Pagliacci, opera: Mi accordan di parlar?... Hn grande spettacolo... - Ruggero Leoncavallo & Ruggero Leoncavallo (5:18)
  2. 2 Pagliacci, opera: Recitat!... Vesti la giubba - Ruggero Leoncavallo & Ruggero Leoncavallo (3:55)
  3. 3 Pagliacci, opera: A stanotte... Coraggio!... No, Pagliaccio non son - Ruggero Leoncavallo & Ruggero Leoncavallo (8:15)
  4. 4 La bohème, opera: Act 1. Non sono in vena... Che gelida manina - Giacomo Puccini & Thomas Beecham (9:35)
  5. 5 La bohème, opera: Act 1. Ehi! Rodolfo... O soave fanciulla - Thomas Beecham & Giacomo Puccini (4:59)
  6. 6 La bohème, opera: Act 3. Marcello, finalmente... Donde lieta uscì... - Thomas Beecham & Giacomo Puccini (15:06)
  7. 7 La bohème, opera: Act 4. In un coupé?... O Mimì, tu più - Thomas Beecham & Giacomo Puccini (4:28)
  8. 8 Madama Butterfly (Madame Butterfly), opera: Act 1. Dovunque al mondo... Amore o grillo - Giuseppe Giacosa & Giacomo Puccini (7:16)
  9. 9 Madama Butterfly (Madame Butterfly), opera: Act 1. Viene la sera... Bimba dagli occhi - Giacomo Puccini & Giuseppe Giacosa (14:57)
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