Richard Bonelli: Opera Arias & Encores/Town Hall Recital

Richard Bonelli, baritone

Stanford Archive Series

About the Stanford Archive Series (which also includes recordings of Lawrence Tibbett, 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: Opera Arias and Encores, 1935-1946 Arias from Thomas: Hamlet, Massenet: Le Roi de lahore, and Horodiade, Gounod: Faust, Giordano: Andrea Chenier, Verdi: Un ball in Maschera, La Traviata, and Il Trovatore, Wagner: Tannhauser, Korngold: Die tote Stadt. Encores by Hahn, Schumann, Handel, Speaks Damrosch, Martin and Squire Total Playing Time: 79:00 
DISC TWO: Town Hall Recital and Encores, 1947 Three Airs by Handel; German Lieder by Wolf, R. Strauss, Matiessen and Brahms; French songs by Duparc, Sain-Saens, Faure and Nerini; English songs by Golde, Vaughan Williams, Templeton, Horsman, Hageman, plus encores. Total Playing Time: 77:25