Lawrence Tibbett: Arias & Concert Songs

Lawrence Tibbett, baritone

Stanford Archive Series

About the Stanford Archive Series (which also includes recordings of Richard Bonelli, Richard Crooks and Ernestine Schumann-Heink): The voices of these legendary singers are brought to vivid life, inaugurating a new series of historic performances by great vocal artists of the past. Under an exclusive arrangement with Stanford University, and supervised by William Moran, distinguished author and archivist, these restored and digitally remastered recordings include many performances never previously released. Each 2-disc set is accompanied by an illustrated booklet containing photos of the artist, biographical text and libretti or song texts.

DISC ONE Includes arias from Bizet: Carmen, Leoncavallo: Pagliacci, Rossini: Il Barbieri di Siviglia, Hanson: Merrymount & Handel: Theodora. Songs by Speaks, Wolf, Carpenter, Highes, Kern, Somerviell, del Riego, Faure, Loewe & Smith Total Playing Time: 71:00 
DISC TWO Includes arias from Verdi: Rigoletto, Otello, La Traviata, Il Trovatore; Puccini: Tosca; Wagner: Tannhauser. Sound tracks include two arias from Gounod: Faust and thee songs by Dietz/Schwartz from “Under Your Spell.” Total Playing Time: 69:10