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every one of the records

staying

while

in her hotel.

was entertaining

heard,

Filled

to her astonishment,

with amazement

she sent

some friends with his Gramophone.

to her salon, and our representative

was not released

he had with him, some of them twice over.

The result was that Madame Albani visited the Gramophone Laboratory and made several records for us, two of which
we now give to the world, only remarking in publishing them that Madame Albani has accorded the most unstinted praise
to the Gramophone, and has expressed her entire satisfaction with our records of her voice. What further recommendation
can he asked for?

R.L. 3505
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TAMAGNOGRAMOPHONE

COMM.

TAMAGNO.

FRANCESCO

He is an Artiste still
Comm. Francesco Tamagno is acknowledged
to possess the voice of a century.
in his prime ; he is crowned with honours, and there echoes in his ears the acclamation
of every capital
Comm. Tamagno is devoted to art, and so jealous of his reputation that the most latish offers
in Europe.
of operatic impressarios all over the world will not tempt him to sing except upon special occasions.
In order to make records of Comm. Tamagno's
voice it was necessary for the entire staff of our
There was erected our latest recording
laboratories to proceed to his Palace at San Remo on the Riviera.
In his own Palace, in his own good time, and when he was in a
plant, especially built for the occasion.
Records mentioned below.
The effect on the
mood to do himself justice, the great singer made the
listening to them this can be instantly
listener is that the making of these Records was a labour of love. Ingreater
than any that even he, in all
Tamagno was singing in this case to an audience far
realised.
Posterity.
his unique experiences, had delighted-namely,
has granted to the Gramophone
Comm. Francesco
Tamagno
and Typewriter Ltd. the exclusive
right for the reproduction of his voice for the whole world.

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From " Otello,"

by Verdi,

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by Verdi, " Ora

" Otello,"

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52678

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miei -,-'arrestate."
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From " William Tell," by Rossini,"Corriam
Corriamo."
From " Erodiade,"
by Massenet,
"Quand
nos jours

s'eteindront comme une chaste flamme."

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"RED LABEL"
GRAMOPHONERECORDS.

"CARMEN

SYLVA"

(Her Majesty The Queen of Roumania).


Firstly, because there
These records will interest the whole world.
is not a civilized country where the poetical works of " Carmen Sylva,"
Secondly,
the Royal Poetess, have not been generally read and admired.
because the sweet gentle tones of her deep and sympathetic voice are
to the life in our records and will appeal most strongly to
reproduced
all lovers of the poetic muse.

One

Record

is in English
R.L.

Two are in German :

:
" A Friend."

1235

One is in French and German :


"Pensees

R.L. 31105

tlurnld

bc" /rtynt

auilk

ge"rurirrc

41307

(a)

" Mittaglaten

R.L.

413o8

"Communion."

" and

(b) " Kansan."

" (Thoughts).

A lea/let giving

%"ktse" reeords

R.L.

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" His:1Jaste'r's

l'oice,"

on the lia

Photo by Ellis & W.lrrv.

KUBELIK.
It is quite certain that no immediately modem violinist has created

In every country and nearly on every


so personal a sensation as Kubelik.
he has conquered the severest and most
occasion of his appearances,
His technique and execution are as near as may be
exclusive of critics.
perfect, and no better proof of that fact could be given than in the Records
which we have been fortunate enough to persuade him to give us. One
di Lammermoor"
Record as a
may mention the Sextette from "Lucia
singular example of this young player's wonderful capacity for overcoming
that which is extremely difficult with what maybe called the very innocence
of facility.

R.L. 7956 " Serenade," by llrdla.


R.L. 7957 Sextette from "Lucia di Lammermoor," by St. Lubin.

RED LABEL"
GRAMOPHONERECORDS.

Emma Calve ranks surely as one among the most amazing operatic
She is an incomparable vocal actress ; as Santuzza, her
artists of her time.
Ophelia, it is infinitely
voice is passionate, native, overwhelming : as
pathetic ; as Carmen, it comes to you with a whirl of emotion ; and it is
in this last part that she will probably be remembered as one remembers
The
the singers of the eighteenth century, such as Minghotti or Faustina.
bring out in a peculiar way the dramatic
records of the Gramophone
element in her voice which has made h-r so rightly famous in the world of
music.

R.L. 3281
R.L. 3282
R.J..3283

" Habanera," from " Carmen," by Bizet.


"Magali" (Provincial Song).
11Enchantment," by Massenet.

Thest records should be played

"Oh 9'nnie

R.L. 3284
R.L. 3285
R.L. 3286

S6renade de Zanetto," by Massenet.


"Seguidilla," from "Carmen," by Bizet.
"Voi lo sapete," from "Cavalleria Rusticana," I)\'
Mascagni.

Granmphone needles, -which are sold only in metal bores bearing our copyright pie tere, " His Master's
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"RED LABEL"
GRAMOPHONERECORD

Photo

MADAME

SUZANNE

by Ellis

`.- Walery.

ADAMS.

It is odd to think that Madame Suzanne Adams, who has become so


extremely popular a singer and actress in these days, has only been before
the public some eight years, hrr debut taking place at the Grand Opera,
Paris, 1895. That was in the part of Juliette, but in many another parthas also made for herself a considersuch as Marguerite and Zerlina-she
She is above all a natural and pure singer, and these qualities
able name.
are pointedly brought out in the records which we have been able to make
of her artistry.

R.L. 3292
R.t.. 3293

"Air des Bijoux," from "Faust"


by Gounod.
" Coquette," by Leo Stern.
Valse Aria, from " Romeo
Gounod.

(The Jewel Song),

et

Juliette,"

by

R.L. 3294
R.L. 3295

" Home, Sweet Home," by Sir H. Bishop.


"Printemps Nouveau."

"RED LABEL"
GRAMOPHONERECORDS.

ENRICO

CAV.

CARUSO.

Caruso is one of those men, the tribe of which seems to have been
initiated by Lord Byron when he declared that one fine morning he awoke
His conquest is a recent one, but there is no
to find himself famous.
in
finely
that
s
rugged
and powerfully emotional part he takes a
question
He has been the object of much
unique place among modern tenors.
laudation, partly owing to the fact, it may be, that he brought back to
London the spirit of old Italian song, which had seemed to be extinct.
The records which he has made for us are there to prove the truth of these
words.

udite," from "Germania,"

R.L. 52378

"Studenti

" Il Sogno," from " Manon," by Massenet.

R.L. 52417

"Cielo

" Una furtiva lagrima," from " L'elisir d'amore,"


by Gaetano Donizetti.

R.L. 52418

"La

"Giunto sul passo estremo," from "Mefistofele,"


by Arrigo Boito.

R.L. 52440

" Dai campi dai prati," from " Mefistofele," by


Arrigo Boito.

"Vesti la giubba," from "Pagliacci."


(Leoncavallo.)

R.L. 52441

"Non

" Elucean le stelle," from " Tosca," by Puccini.

R.L. 52443

"La

R.L. 5 2419

"No

R.L. 52439

"Amor

ti vieta"

R.L. 5 244 2

"Luna

Fedel."

" Qua

Verdi.
o quella," from " Rigoletto," by

"Serenata,"

from "Iris,"

by Mascagni.

R.L. 52369

"Celeste Aida, divina Aida," from "Aida,"


Verdi.

R.L. 52370

"No
non chiuder gli occhi
11Germania," by Franchetti.

vaghi,"

by

(Ponchielli.)

e Mar," from "Gioconda."

Siciliana,"
(Mascagni.)

from

t'amo piu."
Mia Canzone."

by
Franchetti.

Rusticana."

"Cavalleria

(Denza.)
(Tosti.)

piu nobile tu sei delle regine," from


"Adriana Lecouvreur" (Cilea).

from

from "Fedora"

(U. Giordano).

"RED LABEL"
GRAMOPHONERECOR
COMM.

FERNANDO

DE

LUCIA

SIGNOR

(Tenor).

This famous Italian Tenor has made some of the most remarkable
Comm. F. de Lucia possesses a wonderful
records we have ever issued.
and his command of expression is little
voice, powerful and sympathetic,
his
The following records reproduce to perfection
short of marvellous.
artistic rendering of some of the world's finest music.

" L'Ideale."

La donna e mobile," from " Rigoletto."


(Verdi.)
Recondita Armonia,"
(Puccini.)

from " Tosca."

Il Sogno," from " Manon."


La Serenata,"
(Rossini.)

from

(Massenet.)

" Barbiere

di Seviglia."

"Ah ! non mi ridestar," from " Werther.


(Massenet.)
"Amor ti vieta," from
(U. Giordano.)
" Marechiare"

(Tosti).

R.L. 2-2707
R.L. 2-2708
R.L. 2-2709
R.L. 2-2710
R.L. 2-271I
R.L. 2-2712

SIGNOR

" A suon di Baci " (Baldelli).


" La Siciliana " from " Cavalleria Rusticana "
(Mascagni).

nuit
Isidore

d'amour,"
de Lara.

from

"Messaline,"

by

" Serenata," and " Fin chan del vino," from


" Don Giovanni," by Mozart.
" Serenata," by A. Rotoli.
" Dio possente," from " Faust," by Gounod.
" Invano," by Tosti.
by Bizet.
"Toreador
Song," from "Carmen,"
by
'ero Paggio,"
from " Falstaff,"
" Quand
Verdi.

EUGENIO

GIRALDONI

(Baritone).

Our records of this well-known Italian Baritone reproduce his powerThe numbers from well-known operas
ful voice in a most life-like manner.
are given with much dramatic effect.

" Notturno," from " Cristofero Colombo."


(A. Franchetti.)
from " Demonio."
" Aria del Demonio,"
(Rubinstein.)

" Funeste the Lucivi."


" Tu sei morta nella vita mia."
" Cigno Gentil" from " Lohengrin " (Wagner).

"0

2-2706

52413524155243752438526505265152652
" Napulitanata" (Costa).

" Romanza del fiore " from " Carmen "-(Bizet).

(Baritone).

Signor Scotti has a great deal more than a mere Italian reputation.
In London he has been frequently heard and always with admiration.
His acting is keen and intelligent, and his voice is both powerful and true.
In parts so various as the Toreador in " Carmen," and Falstaff in Verdi's
opera of that name, he has made an equal reputation, a fact which proves
his keen versatility and his dramatic feeling for both comedy and tragedy.
R.L.

(Tosti.)

SCOTTI

52403

" 0 tu bell 'astro incantator,"


(Wagner.)

from " Tannhuser."

Carlos."
"Aria
della morte," from "Don
524045240552406
(Verdi.)
" Vision fugitiva " from " Eriodade "
(Massenet).

" Quest'assisa ch'io vesto " from " Aida " (Verdi).

RED LABEL"
GRAMOPHONERECORDS.
MONS.

RENAUD

(Baritone).

MONS.

POL.

PLANCeON

(Bass).

M. Plancon (one had almost written " in spite of being a bass ") is an
artist every inch of him. The magnificent calibre of his voice, its embracing
quality, and the dignity of his operatic personality go to build up a very
Many are the great operatic singers who have
extraordinary artist indeed.
he, however, certainly remains the
essayed the part of Mephistopheles;
In "Aida,"
too, his interpretation
of the High
greatest of our time.
Priest is amazingly beautiful, and in parts that are similar, but perhaps less
His glorious voice i, nobly
great, he has made a superlative reputation.
controlled by his artistic feeling, and it is impossible under any circumHe has expressed
stances for him to display the least vocal vulgarity.
himself delighted with our reproductions of his amazing voice.

R.L. 2-2660

"Air de Capulet,"
by Gounod.

R.L. 2-2661

" Pif-Paf-Pouf,"
from " Les Huguenots," by
Meyerbeer.
" Les Deux Grenadiers," by Schumann.
" Serenade," of Mephistofele, from " Faust,"
by Gounod.

R.L. 2-2662
R.L. 2- 2663
R.L. 2-2664
R.L. 2-2665
R.L. 2-2666

R.L. 2-2667
R.L. 2-2717

R.L. 2-2668

M. Renaud is perhaps in his own way the most careful vocal artist of
his time ; add to this quality of carefulness a solemn sort of inspiration, an
exquisite feeling for what is poetical in music, a most moving quality of
voice and a natural dignity both of movement and of repose, and you arrive
He is a singer
extremely rare on the dramatic stage.
at a combination
who, possessing a fine method, watches his own utterances with the
never succeeds in making a failure.
greatest care, and in consequence
Popular as he is in Paris, he is really almost as popular in London.

R.L. 2-2713

" Serenade,"
Berlioz.

R.L. 2-2702

" Romance
de l'Etoile,"
by Wagner.

R.L. 2-2703
R.L. 2-2704
R.L. 2-2705

"Le

R.L.

32076

R.L.

32077

R.L.

32078

R.L.R.L.R.L.R.L.R.L.
32079

32080
32o8r
32082
32083

from

Chemin

"Noel

Palen,"

"Damnation
from

de Faust,"

by

11Tannhuser,"

du Ciel," by Augusta

Holmes.

by J. Massenet.

by Bizet.
du Toreador," from "Carmen,"
by Donizetti.
" Andante," from " La Favorite,"
" Voici des roses," from " La Damnation
de
Faust," by Berlioz.
"Air

"jadis

quand tu luttais," from "Tannhuser,"

by Wagner.

i0Priere," from Guillaume Tell," by Rossini.


"Rondel de l'adieu," by Isidore de Lara.
Air from " Le Roi de Lahore," by Massenet.
" Le Soir," by Ch. Gounod
"Pour tant d'amour," from "La Favorite," by
Donizetti.
" Comme une pale fleur," from " Hamlet,"
Ambroise Thomas.

by

R.L.
R.L.
R.L.
R.L.

2-32900
2-02910
2-32911
2-32918

from "Romeo

and Juliette,"

"Air du Tambour Major," from "Le Caid," by


Amb. Thomas.
(The Palms), by Faure.
" Les Rameaux"
from
"Au bruit des lourds marteaux
d'airain,"
by Gounod
(The
" Philemon
et Baucis,"
Vulcan's Song).
"Air du Toreador," from " Carmen," by Bizet.
by B. Godard.
" Embarquez-vous,"

"Ronde
du Veau d'or," from "Faust,"
Gounod.
(H. Bemberg).
"Soupir"
"Au pays bleu" (Chaminade).
" La Lazzarone " (Gabrielle Ferrari).
"En route" (Schumann).

by

"RED LABEL"
GRAMOPHONERECORD
HERR

ANTON

VAN

ROOY

SIGNOR

(Baritone).

GUISEPPE

DE

LUCA

(Baritone).

It is some years now since those of us who worshipped


at the shrine
of Bayreuth became aware that in Van Rooy there existed one of the very
His magnificent
dignity, the
artists of the time.
greatest Wagnerian
splendid quality no less than the volume of his voice, brought him at once
Perhaps his greatest effort is
into the forefront of modern operatic artists.
the abschied from "Die NValkure," which figures in our list, and in which
he is assuredly unrivalled by any living singer.

R.L. 2-2685

"Wotan's
Abschied"
(Votan's
" Walkure," by Wagner.

R L. 2-2700

" Das Mhlrad

R.L. 2-2714

Opening

R.L. 2-2701

Closing

R.L. 2-2715

" Der Snger Krieg " ("Tannhuser,"-Wagner).

R.L. 2-2716

"Cobbler's
Wagner).

" (Folk

Farewell),

Song) (The

from

Millwheel).

Scene (" Das Rheingold,"-Wagner).


Scene (" Das Rheingold,"-Wagner).

(" Die

Song"

;Meistersinger,"-

Signor Guiseppe de Luca is one of the best known baritones of Italy.


The records he has made for us reproduce faithfully his powerful voice which
Signor de Luca's rendering of the
is of a most sympathetic
quality.
following numbers is full of artistic feeling.

R.L. 52422

"0

fior,"

casto

from

"Re

di

Lahore."

(lfe} erbeer.)

R.L. 52426

(Donizetti.)
Leonora," from "Favorita."
"Vien
from
"Ballo
in
"Eri
Macchiaci,"
tu the
(Verdi.)
Maschera."
it
fior,"
from
"Amleto."
"Come
romito
(Ambroise Thomas.)
(Mozart.)
Serenata from " Don Giovanni."

R.L. 52420

"Monologo

R.L. 52424
R.L. 52425

Lecouvreur

di

Michonnet,"

from
from

"Bella
un
angelo,"
siccome
Pasquali " (Donizetti).

SIG.

'-

DE LUCA

R.L. 54021

SIGNOR
This celebrated French Baritone has a world-wide reputation.
Among
his many triumphs, the greatest was perhaps, his impersonation
of "Iago"
in " Otello," a r81e which Verdi especially selected him to create.
Our
Records
fine and artistic
laurel's
give a perfect reproduction
of M.
rendering of the following numbers
2-328112-328122-328132-328142-32815
" :Heure
Exquise."

(R. Hahn.)

" Rondel

de 1'Adieu."

" Fedia."

(Erlanger.)

" Otello " (Verdi),


"Chanson

R.L. 52429
R.L.

52432

(Gounod.)

Duet,

SIGNA.

CERESOLI.

"Ah 1'alto
Donizetti.

EDOARDO

"Don

GARBIN

ardor,"

from

"Favorita,"

by

(Tenor).

di felice eterea," from "Traviata."


" Donna non v-idi mai," from " Manon."
(Puccini.)
"Mimi a una civetta," from "Boheme."

"Un

(Verdi.)

(Puccini.)

R.L. 52434

"Una
vergine
Favorita."

R.L. 52430

"Guardate

R.L. 52431
R.L. 52433

" Aspetti

(De Lara.)

" Le rece de Cassio."

de Printemps."

R.L. 52428

and

"Adriana

" (Cilea).

un angiol
(Donizetti.)

di

Dio,"

pazzo son" from "Manon."


Signorina"
from"Boheme."

"Brindisi"
from
(Mascagni.)

"Cav-alltria

from

"La

(Puccini.)
(Puccini.)

Rusticana."

"RED LABEL"
GRAMOPHONERECORDS.
SIGNOR

M. BATTISTINI

SIG.

(Baritone).

MARIO

SAMMARCO

Signor Sammarco is at
the halcyon clays of Italian
school, which, by reason
achievement,
at one time
success in the leading part
with recent successes at La

once recognisable
as a direct descendant from
He belongs essentially to that Italian
opera.
of its vocal purity and its almost effortless
He made a huge
ruled the operatic world.
of Leoncavailo's " Zaza," and he his also met
Scala.

Racconto

R.L. 52371

(Baritone).

" (Attu

R.L. K2372

" Pari

R.L. 52373

" Arioso di Cascart

R.L. 52374

" Prologo,"

R.L. 52375

" Credo,"

SIGNOR

from

siamo,"

FERNANDO

i'),

(" Germania,"-Franchitti).

" Rigoletto,"

by Verdi.

" (" Zaza,"-Leoncavallo).

from " Pagli icci," by Leoncavallo.


from " Otello,"

by Verdi.

VALERO.

Signor Batt;stini's voice is of a particularly sympathetic quality, and


his records are among the most pleasing we have issued.
They are fine
examples of perfection in sound reproduction.

Finche

"Aria

R.L. 52664

" Aria della Stella " from " Tannhuser."

R. L. 52665

" Serenade

R.L. 52667

" Cancion

R.L. 52668

" Occhi di Fata " by Dcnza.

R.L. 52670

" Aria Deh non plorar " from " Demon."

R.L. 52672

"Aria

SIG. BATTISTINI
R.L. 54034

GIOVANNI

R.L. 52342
These

" from " Don Juan."


espanola

Valentino

and

Duet,

dal Vino''

from " Don Juan."

R.L. 52663

SIGNA. CAROTINI.

skorrll

ardor,"

from

" Favorita,"

by

(Bass).

"Evocazione"("

'.cords

Signor Valero has a wonderful control of expression ; his voice, of fine


virile quality, is of a character to instantly charm the hearer, while the
dramatic force and feeling which he imparts to his work, combined with
is perfect, render these records of a nature
the fact that the reproduction
Signor Valero sang with
to rank with the best we have ever published.
great success during this year's Operatic Season at Covent Garden Theatre.

" from " Faust."

"Ali I'alto
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FIGNER.

M. Figner, formerly Lieutenant of the Russian Imperial Navy, now


First Tenor of the Imperial Petersburg Opera, is an eminent favourite on
He studied much in Italy, and before rising
the Russian operatic stage.
He has also been
to his position, he sang in many provincial theatres.
He married Madame Medea Mey, a
appointed "Soloist " to the Tsar.
singer of Italian opera.

R.L. 22547

"Morning"

R.L. 22548

" In a garden

R.L. 22554

" A Moment

R.L. 22555

" Doubrovsky's

R.L. 22556

" Laugh

R.L. 22596

" Sicilienne

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Air from "Othello,"

and

Madame Figner (formerly Madame Medea Mey), having sung with


Opera, presently married
considerable success at the Imperial Petersburg
M. Figner, and with that settled down definitely as prima donna of that
Opera, receiving in due course her appointment
as Soloist to the Russian
Court.

Lovers."

"The

fair,"

M. I. FIGNER.

by Balabanoff.

of Peril."

Song."

! Pajazo " (" Pagliacci


" ("Cavalleria

"--Leoncavallo).

Rusticana

"-Mascagni).

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" Remembrance,"

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" The Night," by Rubinstein.

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"Tears,"

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23131

" Gipsy Song," from "Carmen,"

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" Night,
" Fiore

by Verdi.

by Faure.

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"You tempt nie so," by Glinka.


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Love and Moon,"


the

Lullaby,

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from

by Bizet.
by Bizet.

by Davydov.

langue."

Air from "Tosca,"

"You are my Morning "--Wrangel.

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from " Werther,"

Habanera,"

R.L. 23133

R.L. 2-22508

by Tosti.

R.L.

by Puccini.

from " Harold,"

by Nopravnik.

FIGNER.

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"Far, far awav." from "Mephistophele,"

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French Duet, by Doubrovski.

Songs have been translated

literally

into English.)

by Boito.

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N.

D. VIALTZEVA.

MONS.

F.

I. SCHALIAPINE.

Like many another successful musician or singer, M. Schaliapine


His talent -.vas so marked that
began his artistic career as a chorister.
the manager of a private Opera Company,
who had heard him, gave
him the means of perfecting his musical career-a
weakness not very
incident to managers.
Ile rose from the provincial stage to the Moscow
Imperial Opera, where, as an operatic
What a singer like Plancon or Edouard
Schaliapine to a Russian audience.

bass,

he stands without a rival.


de Reske is to the west, that is

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" When the King went to war," Kenneman.

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"Elegy,"

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" The

22891

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"Air

Karganoff.

Night,"

by

of Sousanine,"

Rubinstein.

from "The

Czar's Life."

Madame Vialtzeva owes her present position to a special branch of


Through the
musical art which she has made in a peculiar way her own.
ways of the ballet and the operetta stage, she came to be known finally as
interpreter
a peculiarly "temperamental"
of Tzigane (or gypsy) songs.
She is, in consequence, a huge favourite with the Petersburg public,
which seems to embody, in its blood and purpose, the meeting of East and
West-an
known only in its fulness in Russia, of which
embodiment
the highest example is, of course, that modern and mighty phenomenon,
Peter Ilitsch Tschaikowsky.

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" Tender

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"The

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"Why?"

R.L.

" Trifle

23114

forgotten."

embraces

Daily Question,"

by Meyer-Helmund.

by Davydoff.
not

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" Should

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" Longing

with

love."

I choose-I

shall love whom I choose."

for thee."

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entirely of male
Only
voices, probably the last example of its kind surviving in the West.
heard
is this choir
under very exceptional circumstances
outside the preThe records. which we have obtained prove the
cincts of the Vatican.
the almost piercingly direct quality of this famous choir,
extraordinarily,
which perhaps lacks in gentleness, and, above all, in musical chiaroscuro.
These records are unique ; but they ran a narrow escape from fire when
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One of the
the hall, and even injured some of our scientific experts.
finest records is certainly Mozart's " Ave Verum," that exquisitely celestial
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work which he composed-during
a game of billiards.
taken in the Palace of the Archbishop of Rome.

Choir

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and Quartette
Sistina, Rome.

of Singers

Cappella

of the

Ave Verum, di Mozart.


Prof. Comandini and Choir
Sistina at Rome.

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Laudate

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Do.
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Do.

pueri

Dominum

do.
do.
do.

Prof. Moreschi
Rome.

of Boys of the Cappella

do.
do.
do.
Soprano

Capocci),
First Part.
Second Part.
Third Part.
Fourth Part.

(Maestro
do.
do.
do.

of the Cappella

Sistina,

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Crucifixus, di Rossini.
Domine salvum fac Pontificem nostrum Leonem,
del Maestro Aldega.

R.I., 5477o

Et incarnatus
Choir

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SIGNOR

di Luigi

est et crucifixus,

of the Cappella

Sistina,

Rome.

Tui aunt Coeli, di Stehle.


Intonuit do Coelo, di Salvatore Meluzzi.
Do.
do.
do.

VITTI

(Tenor).

Signor Vitti is the first Tenor of the Cappella


choir of his Holiness the Pupe.

R.L. 54763

Pratesi.

Sistina,

the personal

111 Pescatore di Perle mi par di udir ancor."

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CAV. E. CARUSO.
V.M. 052073 Una furtiva
lagrimqt (2nd verse).

SIG. ANCONA.
052075 Prologue-"
Pagliacci."

V.M. 052074 Celeste "Aida."


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MADAME
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ALBANI.
Angels ever
fair (Handel).

MADAME ALBANI.
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CAV. E. CARUSO.
V.M. 52062 La Donna e
Mobile.

Miss ADA CROSSLEY.


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I'Adieu.
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R.L. 52074 Lucia (Ballade).
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V.M. 52060 Di Provenza. V.M. 3-32179
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SIG. SCOTTI.
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" Aida."

V.M. 52061 Bella Siccone un


Angelo " Don Pasquale."

" Damnation of Faust."


52070 Pro Peccatio
" Stabat Mater."

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SIG. OLIMPIA BORONAT,
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Theatre, St. Petersburg.(Sung

R.L.

53346

Waltz

in Italian.)
"Traviata"
(Verdi).

53347 Romanza
" Senza I'Amore " (Tosti).
53348 Caro Nome " Rigoletto "
( Verdi).
53349 Valzer di Mirella
" Mirella" (Gounod).
53350 Aria "Zabava" (Ivanow).
53351

" Puritani "


(Bellim)

Andante

53352 Romanza " Desiderio "


53353

(Zardo).
Cavatina
" Pescatori
di
Perle " (Bizet).

53354 The Last Rose of Summer


" Martha " (Flotow).
23420 The Nightingale.(Sung
in Russian.)

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12 INCH.
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SIG. ANCONA.

BORONAT.

her musical education at the


Gold Medal in the vocal class
the
and gained
Her first appearance in public, at the Theatre
of Professor Leoni.
Bellini, was an enormous success, and was followed by an unbroken
Reale, Madrid ; the
series of triumphs at such theatres as the
Reale, Lisbon ; the Liceo, Barcelona ; and the San Carlo, at
Naples.
She first appeared in Russia at Odessa, in 1890, and
Signora

Olimpia

Boronat

OLIMPIA
received

Milan Conservatoire,

Price

1.

Morte d'Otello " Otello "


(Verdi).
Price

15/-.

R.L. 052076 Serenade " Don Juan"


(Tscliaikowsk}).

subsequently
1892-1893,

participated

in the St. Petersburg

shortly after which she married

opera season of
Count Rzhewusky.

MONS. POL.
PLANION.
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Air du Tambour
" Le Caid "
(Anehroise

15/-.
Major

Thomas).

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22653 "The Fisher of Pearls."

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2-22648

Serenade, " A Night in May."

2-22649

Arioso, from " Eugen Onjegin."

2-22650

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Faust's Song, from " Mefistofele "


(Arrigo Boilo).

-22651

2-22652

2-22654

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2 - 22655 "Love's Regret," fromEugen


Onjegin."

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(Rubinstein).

Nymph "
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2-22656

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-22657

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