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Beniamino Gigli: A Life in Words and Music by Beniamino Gigli was released May 18, 2004 on the Naxos label. Beniamino Gigli: A Life in Words and Music is a 4-disc set with 88 songs.


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 1. La Gioconda, opera in 4 acts: Cielo e mar (is preceded by a brief spoken excerpt of Gigli's memoirs)  (5:22)
   Common Name  La Gioconda Opera In 4 Acts
   Composer  Amilcare Ponchielli (1834 - 1886)
   Performer  Beniamino Gigli [Tenor vocals]
   Genre  Opera / Romantic Period
   Date Written  1876
   Period  Romantic
   Country  Italy
   Recording Date  1918
 
 2. Beniamino Gigli: A Life In Words & Music, narrative with musical examples: Family background  (5:20)
   Common Name  Beniamino Gigli
 
 4. La boheme, opera: O soave fanciulla  (3:36)
   Common Name  O Soave Fanciulla, La Boheme Opera
 
 6. La favorita, opera: Spirto gentil  (4:03)
   Common Name  Spirto Gentil, La Favorita Opera
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 8. O surdato 'nnamurato, for voice & orchestra (with chorus, ad lib)  (2:26)
 
 10. Lodoletta, opera in 3 acts: Ah! ritrovarla nella sua capanna  (3:42)
   Common Name  Lodoletta Opera In 3 Acts
 
 12. Tosca, opera: E lucevan le stelle  (2:56)
   Common Name  E Lucevan Le Stelle, Tosca Opera
 
 14. Iris, opera (melodramma) in 3 acts: Apri la tua finestra!  (2:35)
   Common Name  Apri La Tua Finestra, Iris Opera Melodramma In 3 Acts
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 16. Cavalleria rusticana, opera (melodramma) in 1 act: Mamma, quel vino e generoso  (4:18)
   Common Name  Mamma Quel Vino E Generoso, Cavalleria Rusticana Opera Melodramma In 1 Act
 
 18. Beniamino Gigli: A Life In Words & Music, narrative with musical examples: Metropolitan Opera debut  (4:42)
   Common Name  Beniamino Gigli
 
 19. Mefistofele, opera in prologue, 4 acts & epilogue: Giunto sul passo estremo  (3:27)
   Common Name  Giunto Sul Passo Estremo, Mefistofele Opera In Prologue 4 Acts & Epilogue
 
 21. Lucia di Lammermoor, opera: Tombe degl'avi miei  (4:40)
   Common Name  Tombe Degl'avi Miei, Lucia Di Lammermoor Opera
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 23. Andrea Chenier, opera: Un di all'azzurro spazio'  (4:26)
   Common Name  Andrea Chenier Opera
 
 25. La Traviata, opera: De'miei bollenti spiriti  (4:22)
   Common Name  La Traviata Opera
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1Gigli: A Life in Words and Music: 'I was born with a voice and very little else...' / Ponchielli: 'Cielo e mar' from La Gioconda
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2Gigli: A Life in Words and Music: Family background
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3Gigli: A Life in Words and Music: Gigli's stage debut and poverty-stricken start
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4Gigli: A Life in Words and Music: Puccini: 'O soave fanciulla' from La Boheme
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5Gigli: A Life in Words and Music: Service in the household of Countess Spannocchi
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6Gigli: A Life in Words and Music: Donizetti: 'Spirto gentil' from La favorita
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7Gigli: A Life in Words and Music: Colonel Delfino, and Giovanni Zerri's legal agreement
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8Gigli: A Life in Words and Music: Cannio: O surdato 'nnammurato
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9Gigli: A Life in Words and Music: A hospital visit and a scholarship
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10Gigli: A Life in Words and Music: Mascagni: 'Ah! ritrovarla nella sua capanna' from Lodoletta
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11Gigli: A Life in Words and Music: Gigli graduates and makes his debut; he goes for the high B flat
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12Gigli: A Life in Words and Music: Puccini: 'E lucevan le stelle' from Tosca
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13Gigli: A Life in Words and Music: Marriage, Rome and a tour to Spain
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14Gigli: A Life in Words and Music: Mascagni: 'Apri la tua finestra!' from Iris
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15Gigli: A Life in Words and Music: A letter from Fred Gaisberg of HMV
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16Gigli: A Life in Words and Music: Mascagni: 'Mamma, quel vino e generoso' from Cavalleria rusticana
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17Gigli: A Life in Words and Music: Gigli conquers South America, and receives an offer from the Met
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18Gigli: A Life in Words and Music: Metropolitan Opera debut in Mefistofele
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19Gigli: A Life in Words and Music: Boito: 'Giunto sul passo estremo' from Mefistofele
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1Gigli: A Life in Words and Music: The critics' verdict, and more performances
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2Gigli: A Life in Words and Music: Donizetti: 'Tombe degl'avi miei' from Lucia di Lammermoor
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3Gigli: A Life in Words and Music: Gigli's fate becomes entwined with Caruso's
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4Gigli: A Life in Words and Music: Giordano: 'Un di all'azzurro spazio' from Andrea Chenier
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5Gigli: A Life in Words and Music: Who will be Caruso's successor?
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6Gigli: A Life in Words and Music: Verdi: 'De'miei bollenti spiriti' from La traviata
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7Gigli: A Life in Words and Music: Life forms a regular pattern, and Gigli learns to sing in foreign languages
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8Gigli: A Life in Words and Music: Lalo: 'Vainement, ma bien aimee' from Le Roi d'Ys
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9Gigli: A Life in Words and Music: Manon at the Met
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10Gigli: A Life in Words and Music: Massenet: 'O dolce incanto' from Manon
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11Gigli: A Life in Words and Music: Catalani's Loreley
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CD Universe Part number6729886
LabelNaxos
Orig Year5/18/2004
Catalog number8558148-51
Discs4
Release DateMay 18, 2004
Recording Time5:12


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