Extracts from live Historic Opera Performances from the 1930s, 40s and 50s.
This is a wonderful blog and your call for requests is most appreciated.I could easily list 20 but I've boiled my list down to these 10. Thanks again.MET 1934 LohengrinMET 1935 Simon BoccanegraMET 1935 Don GiovanniMET 1937 Man Without a CountryMET 1938 RosenkavalierMET 1938 BohemeMET 1938 Tristan (January)MET 1942 Tannhauser (February)MET 1943 LouiseMET 1945 Lohengrin
Manon Lescaut by Giacomo Puccini performed in ItalianConductor Arturo Toscanini - 1946(Act 3;LE)Orchestra - Teatro alla ScalaChorus - Teatro alla ScalaManon Lescaut - Mafalda FaveroDes Grieux - Giovanni MalipieroLescaut - Mariano Stabile
Thank you for your uploads!I request Teatro Colon recordings conducted by Erich Kleiber(Ring, Parsifal, Tristan, Meistersinger etc...)Thanks in advance.
I would be more than happy if you would upload the Martinelli Pagliacci of March 20, 1943.Thanks for the good work
Thanks For your wondelful Blog!I request Walkure in Montevideo, Fritz Busch and superb cast.I can provide Erich Kleiber in Colon Ring, Parsifal and Meistersinger 1946Thanks!
Rosa Ponselle's incomplete Carmen from 1936. You said there were 4 versions. I have three, 2 from 1937 and one from 1936. I am missing the incomplete one you mentioned. I would be REALLY GRATEFUL if you could share that. Thank you.
Carmen extracts from Feb 1936 just posted. Kleiber would be most welcome. Policy of not posting complete performances remains in place.