Contents of early VRCS Christmas record issues (1984 - 1992)


(1984-2004)  
1984 (LP) Full matrix information given on record

  Verdi: "O sommo Carlo" (Ernani) - Giulio Fregosi (Baritone) (with Poli-Randaccio, Mannarini, Fullin, Nessi, Baracchi & Righetti)
Wagner: "Forge Aria" (Siegfried) - Raoul Jobin (Tenor)
Denza: "Vieni" - Gianna Pederzini (Mezzo Soprano)
Delibes: "Ah, viens dans la foret profonde" (Lakmé) - M.Banuls (Tenor)
Crawford/Crouch: "Kathleen Mavourneen" - Dame Clara Butt (Contralto)
Gounod: "Il mıaime!" (Faust) - Rachel Morton (Soprano)
Tosti: "Il Sogno" - Tom Burke (Tenor)
Massenet: " Sevillana" (Don Cesar de Bazan) - Antonina Neshdanova (Soprano)
Carelli: "Mefisto" - Jose Mardones (Bass)
Donizetti: "Chacun le sait" (Fille du Regiment) - Ebba Wilton (Soprano)
Gaztambide: "Romanza" (El Juramento) -  Emlio Sagi-Barba (Baritone)
Arditi: "Se saran rose" (Melba Waltz) - William Pickels (Boy Soprano)
Wagner: "O du mein holder Abendstern" (Tannhauser) - Erich Bye (Baritone)

1985 (LP) Full matrix information given on record

  Ganne/Jouy/Pradel: "Marche Lorraine" - Madeleine Sibille (Soprano)
Martini: "Plasir dıamour" - Nicola Rossi-Lemeni (Bass)
Boehm: "Stil
l wie die Nacht" - Cloe Elmo (Mezzo Soprano)
Sullivan: "The Lost Chord" - Riccardo Stracciari (Baritone)
Henschel: "Spring" - Elsie Suddaby (Soprano)
Ronald: "Down in the Forrest" - Jennie Tourel (Mezzo Soprano)
De Koven: "Oh Promise Me" - Paul Robeson (Bass)
Rogers: "My Romance" (Jumbo) - Jan Peerce (Tenor)
Berlin: "Always" - Eileen Farrell (Soprano)
Wagner: "Preislied" (Die Meistersinger) - Max Bloch (Tenor)
Leoncavallo: "Vesti la giubba" (Pagliacci) - Nino Piccaluga (Tenor)
Stradella: "Pieta Signor" - Albert Piccaluga (Baritone)
Halevy: "Si la rigeur et la vengeance" (La Juive) - Paul Payan (Bass)
Traditional: "Mi Sheoso Nisim" - Berele Chagy (Tenor)- Cantor
Saint-Saens: "Enfants, je ne vous en veux pas" (Ascanio) - Joachim Cerdan (Bass)
Meyerbeer: "O beau pays" (Les Huguenots) - Lily Dupre (Soprano)

  1986 (LP) Full matrix information given on record

Jones: "Geisha" (Laughing Song) - Claudia Novikova (Soprano)
Del Riego: "Green Hills of Ireland" - Richard Crooks (Tenor)
Callcott: "Drink To Me Only With Thine Eyes" - Paul Robeson (Baritone)
Baumann: "Nun ist das Gluck gegangen" (Tango) - Erna Sack (Soprano)
Gibllaro: "Sicilian Wagonerıs Song" - Lester Ferguson (Tenor)
Beckmann: "Strahlender Stern der Liebe" - Maria Cebotari (Soprano)
Gebeit: "Psalm 55" - Gershon Sirota (Tenor) - Cantor
Massenet: "Air de Jean" (Herodiade) - M. Micheletti (Tenor)
Planquette: "Mit er nekem"  (The Chimes of Corneville) - Bela Kornyei (Tenor)
Marx: "Hat dich die Liebe" - Marcella Roeseler (Soprano)
Leoncavallo: "Serenade" (Pagliacci) - Leon Laffitte (Tenor)
Charpentier: "Depuis le jour" (Louise) - Florence Hinkle (Soprano)
Farley: "The Night Wind" - Frieda Hempel (Soprano)
Anon: "Veneziana" - Hirwen Jones (Tenor)
Strauss: "Zerbinettaıs Aria" (Ariadne auf Naxos) - Maria Gerhart (Soprano)

1987 (LP) Full matrix information given on record

Traditional: "Joropo" - Bidu Sayao (Soprano) - Live perf., March 27, 1950
Lenior: "Speak To Me of Love" - Grete Stückgold (Soprano) - b.cast November 28, 1934
Puche: "Flor y Luz" - Conchita Supervia (Mezzo Soprano)
Masse: "Carnival of Venice Variations" (Reine Topaze) - Georgette Brejean-Silver  (Soprano)
Massenet: "Air de Jean" (Herodiade) - Theo Beets (Tenor)
Moussorgsky: "Garden Scene, Act III" (Boris Godunov)- Margarete Arndt-Ober (Mezzo Soprano) & Paul Althouse (Tenor)
Leoncavallo: "Decidi il mio destin" (Pagliacci) - Felici Huni-Mihacsek (Soprano) & Willi Domgraf-Fassbaender (Baritone)
Bellini: "Sieh O Norma, habıerbarmen" (Norma) - Elise Elizza (Soprano) & Grete Forst (Soprano)
Schumann: "Die beiden Grenadiere" - Wilhelm Hesch (Bass)
J. Strauss: "Roses from the South Waltz" - Lea Piltti (Soprano)
R. Strauss "Heimliche Afforderung" - Joseph Schwarz (Baritone)
Thomas: "Elle est la!" (in Italian) (Mignon) - Laura del Lungo (Mezzo Soprano)
Giordano: "La mamma morta" (Andrea Chenier) - Sara Scuderi (Soprano)

1988 (LP) Full matrix information given on record

Drigo: "Les Millions dıArlequin" - Cesar Vezzani (Tenor)
Kern: "Old Man River" (Showboat) - Jules Bledsoe (Bass)
J. Strauss: "O Habet acht" (Die Zigeunerbaron) - Anne Roselle (Soprano)
Boito: "Ballade" (Mefistofele) - Alexander Pirogov (Bass)
Mascagni: "Un di, ero piccina" (Iris) - Rosetta Pampanini (Soprano)
Hermann: "Mahnung" - Marcel Wittrisch (Tenor)
Tchaikovsky: "Lullabye" (Mazeppa) - Galina Kovaleva (Soprano)
Verdi: "Pari siamo" (Rigoletto) - Carlo Tagliabue (Baritone)
Maillart: "Romance" (Les Dragons de Villars) - M. Genio (Tenor)
Lecocq: "Bolero" (Le Coeur et le Main) - Nadezhda Kazantseva (Soprano)
Massenet: "Voici donc le terrible cite" (Thais) - Charles Cambon (Baritone)
Oits: "Old Song" - George Ots (Baritone)
Gounod: "Love Duet excerpt" (Faust) - Maria Kurenko (Soprano) & Peter I. Slovtsov (Tenor)
Buzzi-Peccia: "Lolita"(Serenata Espagnola) - Giuseppe Bellantoni (Baritone)
Mascagni: "Voi lo sapete" (Cavalleria Rusticana) - Elisa Petri (Soprano)
Verdi: "La donna e mobile" (Rigoletto) - Twenty-nine Tenors (compilation)

   1989 (LP) Full matrix information given on record

Bizet: "Mi par dıudir" (Pecheurs de Perles) - Giacomo Lauri-Volpi (Tenor)
Kienzl: "O schöne Jugendtage" (Der Evangelimann) - Ottillie Metzger (Mezzo Soprano)
Adam: "Il faut me Ceder" (Le Chalet) - Hypolite Belhomme (Baritone) & Berthaud (Tenor)
Wagner: "O du mein holder Abendstern" (Tannhauser) - Erich Bye (Baritone)
Puccini: "Tra voi belle" (Manon Lescaut) - Florencio Constantino (Tenor)
Liszt: "Oh quand je dors" - Louise Lerch Brien (Soprano)
Bizet: "Dans le temple profond" (Pêcheurs de Perles) - Hans Heinz Bollmann (Tenor) & Manfred Lewandowski (Baritone)
Halevy: " Rachel quand du Seigneur" (La Juive) - Franz Volker (Tenor)
Pizzetti: "I Pastori" - Margherita Carosio (Soprano)
Puccini: "O mio babbino caro" (Gianni Schicchi) - Bidu Sayao (Soprano) - live 1/31/49
Greig: "Solveigıs Lied" (Peer Gynt) - Margaret Teschemacher (Soprano)
Tosti: "Lıultima canzone" - Enzo de Muro Lamonto (Tenor)
The Great Traviata Travesty - The Tenuous Tenor - A Tribute to collector Bill Violi

1990 (LP) Full matrix information given on record

Mascagni: "Siciliana" (Cavalleria Rusticana) - Joseph OıHara (Forrest Lamont) (Tenor)
Panella: "Cancion del Ruisenor" - Consuelo Escobar de Castro (Soprano)
Dupont: "A la Nuit" - Charles Rousseliere (Tenor)
Tosti: "Marechiare" - Cesare Formichi (Baritone)
Puccini: "Vissi dıarte" (Tosca) - Lucrezia Bori (Soprano)
Meyerbeer: "LıAir du faucher" (Dinorah) - Cezar Vezzani (Tenor)
Weber: "Piango mio" (Oberon) - Gabriella Gatti (Soprano)
Korngold: "Pierrotlied" (Die Tote Stadt) - Carlo Drago-Hrzic (Baritone)
Alabieff: "Nightingale" (Coloratura Variations) - Deborah Pantofel-Nechetskaya (Soprano)
Lehar: "Du bist meine Seele" (Giuditta) - Pavel Lisitzian (Baritone)
Verdi: "Re dellıabisso" (Ballo in Maschera) - Irene Minghini-Cattaneo (Mezzo Soprano)
Bland: "Heimweh nach Virginia" - Wilhelm Strienz (Bass)
Brahms: "Sappische Ode" - Emmi Leisner (Contralto)
Loewe: Fridericus Rex" - Friedrich Schorr (Baritone)
Verdi: "Ah, forsı e lui...Sempre libera" (La Traviata) - Margherita Salvi (Soprano)

1991 (2 LPs)
VRCS THIRTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY ALBUM
(Full matrix information given on record)
Kovarovic: "Pisen Kateriny" - Emmy Destinn (Soprano)
Redeghiere: "Mattinata" - Fernand Annseau (Tenor)
Arditi: "Il Bacio Waltz" - Ruth Vincent (Soprano)
Henschel: "Jung-Dieterich" - Karl Jorn (Tenor)
Tosti: "Lıultima canzone" - Carolina White (Soprano)
Wagner: "Chant de la Forge" (Siegfried) - Paul Franz (Tenor)
Traditional: Dafydd Y Gareg Wen" - Thomas L. Thomas (Baritone)
Benedict: "Carnival of Venice Variations" - Eugenia Miroschenichnko (Soprano)
Tchaikovsky: "Lenskiıs Aria" (Eugen Onegin) - Sergei Lemeshev (Tenor)
Meyerbeer: "O beau pays" (Les Huguenots) - Madeleine Farrere (Soprano)
Bourgeois: "La veritable manola" - Georges Jouatte (Tenor) Liszt: "Oh, quand je dors" - Zara Dolukhnova (Mezzo Soprano)
Weinberger: "Fruhling in der Manschurei" (Fruhlingsturme) - Jarmila Novotna (Soprano) & Marcel Wittrisch (Tenor)
Massenet: "Vision fugitive" (Herodiade) - Charles Cambon (Baritone)
Rameau: "Rossingnol Amoureux" (Hippolyte et Aricie) - Leila Ben-Sedira (Soprano)
Verdi: "Doch heisst dich auch das Pflichtgebotd" (Ballo in Maschera) - Julius Patzak (Tenor)
Puccini: "Fideliaıs Aria" (Edgar) - Tsisana Tatishvili (Soprano)
Gounod: "Aria" (Mignon) - Gerard Souzay (Baritone)
Reger: "Maria Wiegenlied" - Rina Gigli (Soprano)
Toselli: "Celebre Serenata" - Anton Dermota (Tenor)
Nadaud: "La Soldat de Marsala" - Vanni Marcoux (Baritone)
Cremieux: "When Love Dies" - Nedezhda Obukhova (Mezzo Soprano)
Kunnecke: "Ich traume mit offene Augen" (Die Lockende Flamme) - Charles Kullmann (Tenor)
Berlioz: "Merci, doux crepuscule" (La Damnation de Faust) - Henri Saint-Cricq (Tenor)
Gounod: "Voici la vaste plaine" (Mireille) - Martha Angelici (Soprano)

1992 (LP) Full matrix information given on record

Thomas: "O vin dissipe la tristesse" (Hamlet) - Charles Cambon (Baritone)
Arne: "The Lass with the Delicate Air" - Maria Kurenko (Soprano)
Virgilio: "Hanno gettato in mar un angioletto" - Umberto Macnez (Tenor)
Gretchaninoff: "Triste est le Steppe" - Lucy Perelli (Soprano)
Meyerbeer: "Fille des Roi" (LıAfricaine) - Celestino Sarobe (Baritone)
Hahn: "Lıheure exquise" - Carmella Ponselle (Mezzo Soprano)
Schumann: "Der Nussbaum" - Georgi Vinogradov (Tenor)
Bizet: "Seguidilla" (Carmen) - Marguerite DıAlvarez (Contralto)
Traditional: "Khaiots Akhehikner" (sung in Armenian) - Pavel Lisitzian (Baritone)
Campana: "Seeıst Thou the Moon" - Maria Michailowa (Soprano) & Polikarp D. Orlov (Baritone)
Schmidseder: "Addio Venezia" - Marcel Wittrisch (Tenor)
Mascagni: "Flammen perdonami" (Lodoletta) - Iris Adami Coradetti (Soprano)
Goublier: "Le Credo du Paysan" - Leon Carbelly (Baritone)
Greg: "Song of Hawaii" - Nadezhda Obukhova (Mezzo Soprano)
Giordano: "Come un bel di di maggio" (Andrea Chenier) - Paolo Civil (Tenor)
Rachmaninov: "Itıs Nice Here," "How Fair This Spot"- Nadezhda Kazantseva (Soprano)
Pessard: "Souhaits a la France" - Augustin Nuibo (Tenor)
J. Strauss: "Oh Habet Acht" (Die Zigeunerbaron) - Tamara Milashkina (Soprano)
Giordani: "Caro mio ben" - John Freestone (Tenor)


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