Frank's collection of old time music
originally recorded on 78's and 33's

 

 

Frank's Collection
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JAMES MELTON ~ America's Most-Loved Tenor
FBCD444
1. O Come All Ye Faithful [John Francis Wade] 3.16
2. Silent Night [Gruber 3.10
3. O Come All Ye Faithful [John Francis Wade] 2.50
4. Madame Butterfly: Del Paradiso…Amore o grillo [Puccini] 9.33
5. Tell Me Tonight [film: Be Mine Tonight][Frank Eyton/Mischa Spoliansky] 2.52
6. Laura [film: Laura] [Johnny Mercer/David Raksin] 1.22
7. Easy to Love [film: Born to Dance] [Cole Porter] 1.19
8. Mexican Song [Varese]? 2.52
9. More and More [film: Can’t Help Singing] [Yip Harburg/Jerome Kern] 2.19
10. Long Ago and Far Away [film: Cover Girl][Ira Gershwin/Jerome Kern] 1.25
11. Dancing in the Dark [The Band Wagon] [Howard Dietz/Arthur Schwartz] 2.49
12. Martha, Act 3: I’ll Not Leave Thee…So May Heaven Above Forgive Thee –
with Lucille Browning, Frank Valentino, Alessio dePaolis 3.34
13. Night and Day [Gay Divorcee] [Cole Porter] 1.45
14. Mortalo Aro [Valdez] 3.57
15. Holiday For Strings [David Rose] 2.00
16. I Got Lost in His Arms [Annie Get Your Gun] [Berlin] - Patty Clayton 4.04
17. The Girl That I Marry [Annie Get Your Gun] [Irving Berlin] 2.01
18. Who Do You Love, I Hope [Annie Get Your Gun][Berlin] - Patty Clayton 1.40
19. They Say It’s Wonderful [Annie Get Your Gun] [Irving Berlin] 2.57
20. The Touch of Your Hand [Roberta][Harbach/Kern] with Lillian Murphy 2.38
21. Little Gray Home in the West [Eardley Wilmot/Herman Lohr] 2.52
22. Ay, Ay, Ay [Osman Perez Freire] 3.05
23. The Sunshine of Your Smile [Leonard Cooke/Lillian Rice] 3.32
24. I’ve Told Every Little Star [Music in the Air][Hammerstein II/Kern] 2.19
25. Tonight We Love [Bobby Worth/Tchaikovsky/arr. Ray Austin] 4.17
26. Midnight in Paris [film: Here’s to Romance] [Hurley/Magidson/Conrad] 2.30

Total Playing Time 78.31
Suzanne Steel and Jon Weaving - Sing for You
FBCD445
01. It Might As Well Be Spring [film: State Fair] – Duet 2.58
02. The Donkey Serenade [film: The Firefly] – Solo, Jon Weaving 3.08
03. Standing On The Corner [The Most Happy Fella] – Duet 2.46
04. Why Did You Kiss My Heart Awake? [Frederica] – Solo, Suzanne Steele 3.31
05. (I Wonder Why) You're Just In Love [Call Me Madam] – Duet 2.11
06. My Heart Will Be Dancing [film: The Lilac Domino] – Solo, John Weaving 2.12
07. Roses From Tyrol [The Bird Seller] – Duet 3.09
08. Paradise in Waltz Time [film: Champagne Waltz] – Solo, Suzanne Steele 2.52
09. Waltz Of My Dreams [A Waltz Dream] – Duet 3.28
10. You Haunt My Heart [The Song Of Love] – Solo, John Weaving 3.36
11. Love, What Has Given You This Magic Power? [The Land Of Smiles] - Duet 3.45
12. The Flower Song [Lilac Time] – Solo, Suzanne Steele 2.23
13. Te Quiero [El Trust De Los Tenoris] – Solo, Jon Weaving 2.05
14. Love’s Last Word Is Spoken (Cherie) – Duet 3.26
15. Vilia [The Merry Widow] – Solo, Suzanne Steele 5.24
16. Maiden, My Maiden [Frederica] – Solo, Jon Weaving 3.28
17. Lover Mine [The Beggar Student?] – Duet 3.04
18. Not Since Nineveh [Kismet] – Solo, Suzanne Steele 2.46
19. Beautiful Italy [Paganini] – Solo, Jon Weaving 2.06
20. Love, Live Forever [Paganini] – Solo, Suzanne Steele 3.11
21. Vienna So Gay [Countess Maritza] – Solo, Jon Weaving 2.38
22. Oh, Happy We [Candide] – Duet 2.31
23. Diana Couplets [Orpheus In The Underworld] – Solo, Suzanne Steele 1.49
24. Lonely Serenade [The Land Of Smiles] – Solo, Jon Weaving 3.44
25. O Chichornia (Ochi Chernye) – Solo, Suzanne Steele 3.48
26. I Remember It Well [film: Gigi] – Duet 2.52

Timing 79.07
Igor Gorin - A Singer of the First Magnitude Vol 1
FBCD446
1. Rodelinda-Are thou troubled? [Handel] 4.55
2. She Never Told Her Love [Haydn] 2.44
3. The Sailor’s Song [Haydn] 2.52
4. O Kuehler Wald [O Forest Cool] [Brahms] 2.20
5. Wie Bist Do, Meine Koenigin [Thou Are My Queen] [Brahms] 3.18
6. Verschwiegene Liebe [Silent Love] [Hugh Wolf] 2.37
7. Gesellenlied [Apprentice Song] [Hugh Wolf] 2.19
8. Zaza-Zaza piccolo zingara [Leoncavallo] 2.48
9. Attil: -Dagli Immortali Verici [Verdi] 5.06
10. The Mina Bird [Celius Dougherty] 2.35
11. Westron Wind [arr. St. Leger] 3.50
12. The Jolly Carter [Folk Song from Suffolk] [arr. E. J. Moeran] 2.43
13. Over the Steppe [Gretchaninoff] 3.04
14. Native Land [Gretchaninoff] 0.56
15. The Merry Fidler [arr. Revutzki] 1.20
16. Khovanchtchina: All is quiet in the camp [Moussorgsky] 4.10
17. Stout Hearted Men [Naughty Marietta] [Herbert - Young] Treasury Song Parade, 1942 3.07
18. Viut Vituri [Ukranian Folk Song, arr. Gorin] Treasury Star Parade, Program #32, 1942 2.34
19. Slavic Cradle Song [unknown] Treasury Song Parade, Program #32, 1942 2.51
20. Funiculi funiculà [Turco-Denza] Treasury Song Parade, 1942 2.27
21. Homing [del Riego] unknown source and date 2.56
22. La Danza [Denza] unknown source and date 2.40
23. None But the Lonely Heart [Tchaikovsky - Goethe] unknown source and date 3.20
24. Sing a Song of Six Pence [Malotte] unknown source and date 2.12
25. Élégie Op. 10, No. 5 [Massenet] Voice of Firestone, 9-2-1946 3.26
26. The Way You Look Tonight [film: Swing Time] [Kern - Fields] Voice of Firestone, 7-14-1947 2.31

Total Playing Time 77.17
Igor Gorin - A Singer of the First Magnitude Vol. 2
FBCD447
1. Mi parto [Bottegari] 5.48
2. Maledetto sia l’aspetto [Monteverdi] 1.26
3. Donna Ancora è Fedele-Son tutta duolo [Scarlatti] 5.15
4. Flavio-Chi vuole innamorarsi [Scarlatti] 3.29
5. Il PompeoTogliatemi la vita ancor [Scarlatti] 2.44
6. Vado ben spesso [Rosa] 3.03
7. Deh dolc’anima mia [Falconieri] 4.31
8. O bellissimi capelli [Falconieri] 2.13
9. M’ha preso alla sua ragna [Paradies] 2.55
10. Dille ch’il viver mio [Vivaldi] 3.24
11. Di due rai [Vivaldi] 5.41
12. Eteocle e Polinice: Che fiero costume [Legrenzi] 2.15
13. Automne, Op. 12, No. 3 [Faure] 3.24
14. Si tu le veau [Koechlin] 1.49
15. Rose ne crovait pas [Merini] 2.09
16. La Belle jeunesse [Poulenc] 1.49
17. Vado ben spesso [Salvator Rosa] 3.52
18. De Dolcè anima mia [Falconieri] 4.04
19. Eteocle e Polincie-Che fero costume [Legrenzi] 1.53
20. An die lieder D-737, Op. 56, No. 2 [Schubert] 4.47
21. Der Jüngling an der quelle, D-300 [Schubert] 2.08
22. Wohin? [Die schöne Müllerin] [Schubert] 1.58
23. Quando di rividro [Donaudy] 3.10
24. Prayer [Beethoven] 3.57

Total Playing Time 78.59
Nadine Connor – Will You Remember?
FBCD448
1. Wanting You [The New Moon][with Wilbur Evans] 2.30
2. Since First I Met Thee 3.09
3. Marie Antoinette [Film: Two Sisters From Boston] [with Lauritz Melchior] 6.20
4. My Hero [The Chocolate Soldier] 2.10
5. Will You Remember? [Maytime] [with Nelson Eddy] 2.34
6. Italian Street Song [Naughty Marietta] 2.50
7. It Never Never Can be Love [Naughty Marietta] [with Nelson Eddy] 3.14
8. Siboney 3.10
9. Nearer and Dearer [Film: End Of The Rainbow] [with Nelson Eddy] 2.27
10. Live for Today [Naughty Marietta] [with Nelson Eddy] 3.23
11. Don Pasquale: Qual guardo [Donizeti] [Film: Of Men and Music] 1950 4.04
12. La Boheme: Si, Mi chiamano Mimi [I Am Only Mimi] 4.09
13. La Boheme: Donde lieta [Goodbye] 2.40
14. Rigoletto: Caro nome 4.35
15. Nozze di Figaro: Deh vieni, non Tardar 2.57
16. Bohemian Girl: Oh, What Full Delight 3.15
17. Loch Lomond 3.06
18. Bendemeer’s Stream 3.33
19. Where the River Shannon Flows 3.13
20. My Ain Folk 3.13
21. My Laddie 3.19
22. A Little Bit of Heaven 3.18
23. Danny Boy 3.11
24. Comin’ Thro’ the Rye 2.30

Total Playing Time 79.31
Robert Merrill - The Magnificient Voice of Robert Merrill
FBCD449/FBCD450
CD 1:
1. Star Spangled Banner [as Merrell Miller] 1.22
2. We Did It Before [and We Can Do It Again] 1.16
3. Old Glory 1.43
4. Begin the Beguine [film: Broadway Melody of 1940] 3.44
5. Somewhere Over the Rainbow [film: The Wizard of Oz] 3.48
6. Danny Deever 4.25
7. I Want What I Want When I Want It 2.33
8. Old Man River [Show Boat] 2.22
9. Medley from the Student Prince 3.10
10. Song of the Vagabonds [Vagabond King] 1.36
11. Smoke Gets in Your Eyes [Roberta] 2.00
12. Tell Me Tonight [film of same title] 2.55
13. There’s a Hill Beyond the Hill [Music In the Air] 2.26
14. Brown October Ale [Robin Hood] 3.17
15. Goin’ Home [Adapted from Largo
from New WorldSymphony] 2.52
16. Medley from Up In Central Park 6.08
17. When You Walk in the Room [Up in Central Park 2.41
18. Moonlight and Roses [Black - Mosét - Lemare] 1.46
19. None But the Lonely Heart 3.02
20. The Donkey Serenade [film: The Firefly] 2.40
21. A Fellow Needs a Girl [with Marian Koshetz][Allegro] 4.25
22. My Heart Stood Still [A Connecticut Yankee] 1.42
23. The White Dove [film: The Rogue Song] 2.03
24. Red, Red Rose 2.44
25. Mah Lindy Lou 3.12
26. The Green Eyed Dragon 3.09
27. September Song 2.30

Total Playing Time 77.54

CD 2:
1. Because 2.19
2. Shadrack 2.25
3. Will You Remember [Maytime] with Roberta Peters 2.05
4. O Holy Night [Adam] The Big Show, 12-24-1950 3.53
5. Through the Years [Great Day] 3.00
6. Great Day [from musical of same title] 1.45
7. Without a Song [Great Day] 2.18
8. You are Love [Show Boat] 3.20
9. Old Man River [Show Boat] 3.03
10. Kashmir Street Song 3.24
11. Happy Land of Hunza 2.38
12. Search for Paradise 2.40
13. Shalimar 2.24
14. My Life’s Desire 2.33
15. The Girls We Never Did Wed 3.33
16. On the Street Where You Live [My Fair Lady] 3.05
17. Whiffenpoof Song 2.58
18. You’ll Never Walk Alone [Carousel] 2.00
19. On the Road to Mandalay 3.06
20. If I Loved You [Carousel] 3.03
21. I Got Plenty of Nothing [Porgy and Bess] 2.30
22. Old Man River [Show Boat] 3.06
23. I’m Falling in Love with Someone [Naughty Marietta] 2.44
24. Ombra Mai Fu 3.38
25. In the Silence of the Night 2.40
26. Medley from Fiddler on the Roof with Richard Tucker 7.10

Total Playing Time 78.42
Robert Merrill - The Art of Robert Merrill
FBCD451
1. Pagliacci: Prologue Si può! [Leoncavallo] Music America Loves Best 5-18-1946 5.03
2. La Traviata-Di provenza il mar [Verdi] Voice of Firestone 1-30-1956 3.22
3. Carmen: Toreador Song, [Bizet] Guest Star 9-18-1947 2.16
4. La Traviata: Imponete! [Verdi] [with Elaine Malbin] Voice of Firestone 1-30-1956 3.31
5. Il Barbiere di Siviglia: Largo al factotum [Rossini] Voice of Firestone 10-3-1955 3.57
6. Herodiade: Vision fugitive [Massenet] VOF 9-17-1956 4.04
7. Hamlet: O vin, dissipe la tristesse [Thomas] VOF 6-11-1956 3.05
8. Un Ballo in Maschera: Eri tu, che macchiavi [Verdi] MET 2-23-1959 5.35
9. Faust: Avant de quitter ces lieux [Gounod] MET 2-19-1955 3.31
10. Otello: Credo in un Dio crudel! [Verdi] Voice of Firestone, March 8, 1963 4.13
11. La Forza del Destino: Ah, egli è salvo! [Verdi] Bell Telephone Hour 1965 1.55
12. Otello: Ah, sangue! Sangue! Sangue!...Si pel ciel [with James McCracken] 2.28
[Verdi] Voice of Firestone, March 8, 1963
13. La forza del Destino: Ivano Alvaro [Verdi] [with Richard Tucker] Boston Pops, May 15, 1973 9.27
14. La Forza del Destino: Le minacciei fieri [Verdi] [with Richard Tucker] Boston Pops, 5-15-1973 5.30
15. La Forza del Destino-Piano, qui posi…Solenne in quest’ora [Verdi] [with Franco Corelli] MET 3-9-1968 5.32
16. Les Pêcheurs de Perles-Au fond du temple saint [Bizet] [with Richard Tucker] Carnegie Hall 1973 4.59
17. A Rovin’ [sea shanty, arr. By Tom Scott] Voice of Firestone 6-11-1956 2,31
18. Mattinata [Leoncavallo] Voice of Firestone, 10-3-1955 1.46
19. You are Love [Show Boat] [Kern] [with Roberta Peters] Boston Pops 6-13-1989 2.56
20. Winchester Cathedrial [with Jan Peerce] [Stephens] The Tonight Show 2-6-1967 1.28

Total Playing Time 78.12
Roberta Peters - Brava!
FBCD452
1. Raisins and Almonds [in English] [arr. Goldfaden] 3.37
2. One Sweet Song [Rosen - Shontz] 2.34
3. He’s Gone Away [North Carolina folk song] 2.48
4. La Morena de mi Copla [de Villegas - Castellanos] 2.22
5. Nancy Hanks [arr. Katherine K. Davis] 2.23
6. Plaisir d’Amour [Martini] 2.32
7. Blue Baloon [Brooks] 3.13
8. Would Airplanes Like Feathers [Rosen - Shontz - Thaler] 3.04
9. Black Is the Colour of My True Love’s Hair [Arr. Niles] 2.02
10. Ki Tam Hashir [arr. D. Krivoshei] 2.32
II. I’m Sad and I’m Lonely [Tennessee folk song; arr. Sandburg] 2.21
12. Raisins and Almonds [Yiddish] [arr. Goldfaden] 1.37
13. Full Moon and Empty Arms [Rachmaninoff - Kay - Mossman] 2.06
14. It’s a Grand Night for Singing [State Fair] [Rodgers - Hammerstein II] 2.11
15. If I Loved You [Carousel] [Rodgers - Hammerstein II] 1.38
16. Indian Love Call [Rose Marie] [Friml - Hammerstein II] with Robert Merrill 2.45
17. Die Fledermaus: Look Me Over Once [Strauss] 3.25
18. Love is Where You Find It [Brent - Brown] 2.13
19. One Night of Love [film: One Night of Love] [Shertzinger - Kahn] 2.32
20. So in Love [Kiss Me Kate] [Porter] with Robert Merrill 2.14
21. Porgy and Bess: Summertime [Gershwin - Gershwin] 2.15
22. You are Love [Show Boat] [Kern - Hammerstein II] with Robert Merrill 2.56
23. La Traviata: Oh, mia Violetta…Parigi, o cara [Verdi] with Jan Peerce 4.54
24. Deep in My Heart [The Student Prince] [Romberg - Donnelly] with Jan Peerce 4.08
25. When I Grow Too Old to Dream [film: The Night is Young] [Romberg - Hammerstein II] 2.02
26. Matchmaker, Marchmaker…Sunrise Sunset [Bock - Harnick] 2.57
27. If I Were a Rich Man…Tradition [Bock - Harnick] - Jan Peerce 5.53
28. To Life [Bock - Harnick] - with Jan Peerce 1.02

Total Playing Time 77.59
Valda Bagnall, Rosalind Keene, Neil Willimas, David Gray - A Touch of Musical Comedy
FBCD453/454
CD 1:
Selections from A Country Girl [Monckton/Ross/Greenbank/Rubens]
Tracks 1 - 3
Selections from The Arcadians [Monckton/Talbot/Wimperis]
Tracks 4 - 7
Selections from The Quaker Girl [Monckton/Ross/Greenbank]
Tracks 8 - 10
Selections from Gipsy Love [Lehar/Ross]
Tracks 11 – 12
Selections from The Great Waltz (film) [Straus 11/ Hammerstein 11]
Tracks 13 - 17
Total Timing: 79.31

CD 2:
Victor Herbert Selections
Tracks 1 - 12
Songs from Musical Comedy Films
Tracks 12 - 23
Gladys Moncrieff Selections
Tracks 24 -26
Gilbert and Sullivan
Track 27
Total Timing: 78.13
Carlos Ramirez - Viva Carlos Ramirez!
FBCD455
1. The Barber of Saville: Largo al factotum [Rossini] with Bruno Landi Feb 4, 1942 Cond. Bamboschek RCA 4.53
2. The Barber of Saville: Dunque io son [Rossini] with Hilde Reggiani Feb 4, 1942 Cond. Bamboschek RCA 5.23
3. Perfidia [Domingquez] Feb 11, 1941 Cond. Levey RCA 3.25
4. Frenesi [Domingquez] Feb 11, 1941 Cond. Levey RCA 3.03
5. Nostalgias [Cadicamo/Cobian] Feb 11, 1941 Cond. Levey RCA 3.00
6. Dime que si [Oteo] Feb 11, 1941 Cond. Levey RCA 4.32
7. The Barber of Saville: Largo al factotum [Rossini] Feb 11, 1941 Cond. Levey RCA 5.00
8. Granada [Lara] Feb 11, 1941 Cond. Levey RCA 3.36
9. Bahia [Barroso] Cond. Arnau 1952 SMC 2.57
10. Te quiero dijiste [Grever] Cond. Arnau 1952 SMC 3.13
11. The Peanut Vendor (El Manisero) [Simons] Cond. Arnau 1952 SMC 2.53
12. Pagliacci: Prologue [Leoncalvalo] Cond. Arnau 1952 SMC (not listed in discography) 3.59
13. Besame Mucho [Velazquez] REMO LRP 1520 (no cond. listed, no date) 2.47
14. Ay ay ay [Freire] - Cond. Arnau- SMC PRO ARTE 502 (no date) 3.23
15. All my love [writers unknown] (not listed in discography) 2.59
16. Carmen: Toreador Song [Bizet] (not listed) 2.26
17. I’m afraid [writers unknown] (not listed) 2.39
18. Kiss of fire [writers unknown] (not listed) 2.44
19. Begin the Beguine [Porter] SEECO SLLP 9068 (no date) 3.40
20. Volveras querida [Penha - Ramirez] SEECO SLLP 9068 (no date) 2.48
21. Lagrimas [Dalmar] SEECO SLLP 9068 (no date) 2.53
22. Magic is the Moonlight (Te quiero dijiste) [Grever] (radio ca 1946) 3.07
23. One Alone [Desert Song] [Friml] (radio ca 1946) 2.33

Timing: 79.56
The Dynamic Ray Martin and His Orchestra
FBCD456/FBCD457
CD 1:
1. The Happy Blacksmith [Glanzberg] 2.30
2. Silhouettes in the Sand [Davis] 2.14
3. Hoppin’ Mad [Hekimian/Raisner] 2.34
4. The Sighing Sea [Martin] 2.53
5. Bagdad [Zerubia] 1.53
6. The Viennese Lantern [Delagado] 2.19
7. Carriage for Marriage [Martin] 1.27
8. Tango of Regret [Martin] 1.38
9. Swinging Swiss [del Gado] 1.35
10. The Paratrooper’s March [Leemans] 2.15
11. Mascarada [Caly] 1.32
12. Sunday In Paris [Applebaum] 1.47
13. Tango Galante 2.10
14. Tango Celeste 2.06
15. Delicado [Azevedo] 2.14
16. Venezuela [Carrenzo] 2.00
17. Sweet and Gentle [Posta] 2.00
18. Panama Patrol [Rolle/Albimoor] 2.07
19. Siesta in Seville [Flower] 2.19
20. Concerto for Lovers [Martini] 2.12
21. Portuguese Washerwoman [Popp Lucchesi] 2.03
22. Chiquito [Martin] 2.25
26. Serpentinas [Constantino] 2.21
27 Wagon Wheels [De Rose] 2.35
28. Tomahawk Territory [Martin] 2.28
29. Canadian Sunset [Heywood] 2.53
30. El Rancho Grande [Ramas] 2.05
31. Lonesome Saddle [Martin] 2.47
32. Home on the Range [Arr. Martin] 2.49
33. Ghost Town [Martin] 2.29
34. Roll Along Covered Wagon [Kennedy/Arr. Martin] 2.27
35. The Morning Stage [Martin] 2.21

Timing: 78.14

CD: 2
1. The Gun [Martin] 2.20
2. Down In The Valley [Arr. Martin] 2.48
3. The Last Round-Up [Hill/Ar. Martin ] 2.27
4. The Flight Of The Bumble Bee [Rimsky-Korsakov] 2:02
5. Mood Indigo [Ellington/ Bigard/Irving Mills] 3:28
6. Bye Bye Blues [Hamm/Bennett/Lown/Gray] 2:48
7. Humoresque [Dvorák] 1:51
8. Stormy Weather [Arlen/Koehler] 2:40
9. Pagan Love Song [Freed/Brown] 2:18
10. Shadrack [MacGimsey] 2:07
11. Indian Summer [Herbert] 2:03
12. Malaguenña [Lecuona] 3:10
13. The Moon Was Yellow [Ahlert/ Leslie] 2:24
14. Lullaby of the Leaves [Petkere/Young] 2:16
15. Cry Me A River [Hamilton] 2:38
16. Overture to End All Overtures 3.19
17. Westorama 6.17
18. Destination Space 3:44
19. A Whale of a Tale 5:34
20. Egyptian Epic 7.53
21. Hoodunnit 5.12
22. Tearjerker 3.46
23. Cartoonik 3:10
24. Flagwaver 3.26

Timing: 79.17
Famous Voices on Radio Vol. 1
FBCD458
1. Richard Bonelli - Cuban Love Song 3.16
2. Grace Moore - Júrame 2.25
3. Joseph Schmidt - Der Postillon von Lonjumeau: Freunde, vernehmet die Geschichte 4.40
4. Miliza Korjus - The Gypsy and the Bird 3.03
5. Earl Wrightson - Song of the Vagabonds 2.47
6. Licia Albanese - One Night of Love 3.45
7. Earl William Sauvain - My Sonata 3.07
8. Eileen Farrell - Can’t Help Singing 2.05
9. Bidu Sayao - Long, Long Ago 3.59
10. Robert Weede - Gypsy Love Song 2.13
11. Patrice Munsel - Siboney 2.45
12. Jan Peerce - The Night Was Made For Love 2.36
13. Jeanette MacDonald - It Doesn’t Cost You Anything to Dream 4.18
14. James Melton - Love Walked In 2.34
15. Florence Quartararo - My Romance 2.45
16. Ezio Pinza - Lament of Ian the Proud 3.32
17. John Charles Thomas - Sally, Won’t You Come Back [ 3.00
18. Rosa Ponselle - Ave Maria 5.21
19. Igor Gorin - Sylvia 2.47
20. Carlos Ramirez - Caribbean Prayer 4 3.33
21. Eleanor Steber - From the Land of the Sky Blue Water 2.16
22. Mario Del Monaco - Ghost Riders in the Sky [sung in Italian as Il Cavalieri del Ciel] 3.20
23. Brian Sullivan - Eres tu 2.42
24. Marilyn Horne - Only the Lonely [Spanish and English] 4.02

Total Playing Time 78.00
FAMOUS VOICES ON THE RADIO - VOL. 2
FBCD459
1. Gladys Swarthout - Where Is My Love? [film: Paradise in Waltz Time]
[Robin - Rainger] Broadcast: Opening of NBC Studio, Hollywood, 12-7-1935 4.51
2. Joseph Schmidt - Mattinata [Leoncavallo] General Motors, March 7, 1937 2.36
3. Marjorie Lawrence - Waltzing Matilda [Paterson] The Bell Telephone Hour, 2-11-1946 3.00
4. John Chares Thomas - Igor’s Song [Madeleine Phillips] Westinghouse, circa 1944 1.16
5. Grace Moore - What’ll I do/Remember [Berlin] The Bell Telephone Hour, 9-7-1942 3.44
6. Igor Gorin - Neath a Southern Moon [Naughty Marietta] [Herbert - Young] Voice of Firestone, 7-14-47 3.27
7. Eileen Farrell - Any Moment Now [film: Can’t Help Singing] [Kern - Harburg] Texaco Star Theater 11-12-1944 1.21
8. Nelson Eddy - Boris Godunov: Monologue of Boris [Mussorgsky] Chase & Sanborn,1939 5.48
9. Carlos Ramirez - Granada [Lara] radio circa 1946 3.06
10. Christopher Lynch - When Irish Eyes are Smiling [Ball - Last] The Voice of Firestone 9-27-47 3.35
11. Jussi Björling - Clorinda [Morgan] V-Disc-863 The Bell Telephone Hour, 3-15-1948 1.11
12. Jan Peerce - Over the Rainbow [Arlen - Harburg] Great Moments in Music 9-12-1946 3.39
13. Patrice Munsel - Ouvre ton Coeur [Bizet] The Prudential Hour 10-25-1944 3.14
14. Brian Sullivan - The Garden Where the Praties Grow [Trad.] The Bell Telephone Hour 1-2-1956 2.38
15. James Melton - Ballerina [Sigman] Harvest of Stars, 1947 3.23
16. Lawrence Tibbett - Through the Years [Youmans] Ford Sunday Evening Hour, 1-7-1940 2.21
17. Rose Bampton - Romance [The Desert Song] [Romberg - Hammerstein 11] Andre Kostelanetz Show, 10-25-1943 4.15
18. Thomas L. Thomas - La Danza [Rossini] The Treasury Song Parade, 8-1-1941 2.14
19. Norman Treigle - No Other Love [Me and Juliet] [Rodgers - Hammerstein 11] New Orleans 1955 2.41
20. Richard Tucker -You are Love [Show Boat] [Kern-Hammerstein 11] Westinghouse 8-12-1945 2.54
21. Robert Weede - And Love Was Born [Music In The Air] [Kern - Hammerstein 11] Great Moments in Music 1945 2.52
22. Eleanor Steber - Beyond the Blue Horizon [film: Monte Carlo] [Robin - Whiting] Andre Kostelanetz Show, 1945 1.35
23. Earl William Sauvain - Younger Than Springtime [South Pacific] [Rodgers - Hammerstein 11] 1951 2.38
24. Robert Merrill - Sleep Kentucky Babe [Giebel] Music America Loves Best, 1944 4.30
25. Earl Wrightson - Welcome Home [Fanny] [Rome] 1953 4.40

Total playing time 78.06
ELEANOR STEBER - The Beginning of a Brilliant Career
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1. By a Lonely Forest Pathway [Charles T. Griffes] [piano: James Quillian]
RCA 10-1071A, April 14, 1941 2.28 2. Rapunzel [John Sacco] [piano: James Quillian] RCA 10-1071B, April 14, 1941 2.30
3. Auflösung [Mayrhof - Schubert] [piano: James Quillian] RCA 10-1099A, May 5, 1941 2.12
4. Canto di Primavera [Pietro Cimara] [piano: James Quillian] RCA 10-1099B, April 14, 1941 2.04
5. The Creation: No. 7 Recitative: And God said…No. 8 Aria: With Verdure Clad [Haydn] [part 1] [conductor: Charles O’Connell] RCA 11-8294A, June 8, 1942 2.30
6. The Creation: No. 8 With Verdure Clad [Haydn] [concluded] [conductor: Charles O’Connell] RCA 11-8294A, June 8, 1942 2.30
7. The Creation: No. 15 Recitative: And God said…No. 16 Aria: On Mighty Pens [Haydn] [conductor: Charles O’Connell] RCA 11-8296A, June 8, 1942 5.12
8. The Messiah: No. 19 Rejoice Greatly O Daughter of Zion [Handel] [conductor: Charles O’Connell] RCA 11-8297A, June 8, 1942 5.16
9. The Messiah: No. 47 I Know That My Redeemer Liveth [Handel] [part 1] o [conductor: Charles O’Connell] RCA 11-8297B, June 8, 1942 3.25
10. The Messiah: No. 47 I Know That My Redeemer Liveth [Handel] [part 2] [conductor: Charles O’Connell] RCA 11-8296B, June 8, 1942 3.33
The remaining selections are all from the radio show, Your Home Front Reporter. The orchestra is conducted by David Broekman (a.k.a. David Brockman)
11. Opening Theme for Your Home Front Reporter sung by Frank Parker and Eleanor Steber May 10, 1943 1.25
12. Songs My Mother Taught Me [Dvorák] October 5, 1943 2.19
13. Song of Love [Maytime] [Romberg - Young] with Walter Cassel, October 5, 1943 2.20
14. Little Boy Blue [D’Hardelot - Fields] October 4, 1943 3.28
15. Giannina Mia [The Firefly] [Friml - Harbach] October 4, 1943 2.51
16. Alice Blue Gown [Irene] [Tierney - McCarthy] September 23, 1943 3.20
17. If You Were the Only Girl [The Bing Boys] [Ayer - Grey] with Frank Parker, June 14, 1943 3.20
18. In the Gloaming [Harrison - Orred] May 11, 1943 4.26
19. Love’s Old Sweet Song [Molloy - Bingham] May 11, 1943 3.46
20. Summertime [Porgy and Bess] [Gershwin - Heyward] September 29, 1943 2.17
21. When You’re Away [The Only Girl] [Herbert - Blossom] with Walter Cassel October 4, 1943 2.25
22. Why Do I Love You [Show Boat] [Kern - Hammerstein II] with Frank Parker May 11, 1943 2.56
23. ‘Neath a Southern Moon [Naughty Marietta] [Herbert - Young] with Walter Cassel, June 10, 1943 3.48
24. A Dream [Bartlett] June 10, 1943 3.07
25. Dearly Beloved [film: You Were Never Lovelier] [Kern - Mercer] with Frank Parker, May 10, 1943 2.44
Total Playing Time: 77.39
FAMOUS VOICES ON RADIO, VOL. 3 DUETS
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1. Joseph Schmidt & Erna Sack - Medley: My Beautiful Lady [The Pink Lady] Caryll – McLellan]/Every Little Movement [Madame Sherry] [Hoschna – Harbach]/The Stein Song [Heidelberg] [The Prince of Pilsen] [Luders – Pixley]/Play Gypsies [Countess Martiza] [Kálmán] General Motors 10-31-1937 721
2. Joseph Schmidt & Grace Moore - La Bohème: O soave fanciulla [Puccini] General Motors, 11-7- 1937 3.32
3. Grace Moore & Igor Gorin - I’ll See You Again [Bitter Sweet] [Coward] Vicks Open House, 12-23-1935 2.36
4. Jeanette MacDonald & Thomas L. Thomas - We Will Always be Sweethearts [film: One Hour With You] [Straus - Robin] Music America Loves Best 11-3-1944 3.00
5. Jeanette MacDonald & Donald Dickson - Il Trovatore: Mira d’acerbe lagrime [Verdi] Chase and Sanborn Hour, 5-19-1940 4.22
6. Miliza Korjus & Mario Berini - Der Zigeunerbaron: Wer uns Getraut? [Strauss II] Carnegie Hall, 12-17-1944 [Jay Blackton] 4.04
7. Nelson Eddy & Anne Jamison - Just for Tonight [Polonaise] [Chopin - Lautoche] The Electric Hour, 12-2-1945 4.48
8. James Melton & Erna Berger - La Traviata: Parigi o cara [Verdi] Harvest of Stars, 1-8-1950 5.06
9. Gladys Swarthout & Helen Jepson - Lakmé: Dome epais [Flower duet] [Delibes] Ford Sunday Evening Hour, 4-13-1941 4.54
10. Lillian Murphy [Sauvain] & David Poleri - The Magic of Springtime is ’Round Us Tonight…Deep in My Heart, Dear [The Student Prince] [Romberg – Donnelly] Chicago Theatre of the Air, 3-10-1951 4.30
11. Lillian Murphy [Sauvain] & David Poleri - Finale: Deep in My Heart, Dear [The Student Prince] [Romberg – Donnelly] Chicago Theatre of the Air, 3-10-1951 1.17
12. Gladys Swarthout & Igor Gorin - If I Loved You [Carousel] [Rodgers – Hammerstein II] Voice of Firestone, 11-5-1945 5.37
13. Jussi Björling & Eleanor Steber - Il Trovatore; Miserere [Verdi] Voice of Firestone, 1-21-1946 4.30
14. Richard Tucker & Robert Weede - The Pearl Fishers: Within the Temple There [Ah fond du temple saint] [Bizet]Westinghouse Hour, 1943 4.34
15. Rose Bampton & Igor Gorin - Give Me One Hour [The White Eagle] [Friml –Hooker, Post] Music America Loves Best, 1944 2.33
16. John Charles Thomas & Nadine Conner - Billy Boy [traditional] Vicks Open House, 2-16-1937 1.47
17. Nelson Eddy & Jeanette MacDonald - Will You Remember? [Maytime] [Romberg – Young] 1937 4.44
18. Robert Merrill & Risë Stevens - I Get A Kick Out of You [Anything Goes] [Porter] Your Heart Fund Broadcast, 1954 1.32
19. Dorothy Kirsten & Brian Sullivan - I’m Falling in Love With Someone [Naughty Marietta] [Herbert – Young] Standard Hour, 9-20-1952 2.58
20. Giovanni Martinelli & Salvatore Baccaloni - I Mulattieri [F. Masini] 1954 3.00

Total Playing Time 77.42
GEMS FROM LESSER-KNOWN OPERETTAS Vol 1
FBCD462/FBCD463
CD 1:
Polenblut [Music by Oskar Nedbal. libretto by Leo Stein]
01. Ochestervorspiel/Ich kenn’ ein susses Frauchen/Es ist ein Etwas/Brüder, ich bin verliebt/So lang’s noch solche/Frauen gibt - Karl Terkel and Chorus 2.27
02. Hören, Sie wie es singt und klingt/Doch während da drüben die Paaresich wieigen - Karl Terkel and Christine Spierenburg 2.55
03. Helena, du goldige du/Du süssen Blonden sind just mein Schwarm - Karl Weber and Hertha Schmidt 1.22
04. Ja Immer nur ländlich und sittlich [Ländler] - Hertha Schmidt and Karl Weber 1.36
05. Ein goldiges Mädel/So sieht sie aus die “Eine” - Karl Terkel and Karl Weber 2.04
06. Nein dass ich hier her jetzt kommen soll/Halke will einen Mann/Haleczko ma, laleczko ma - Hertha Schmidt and Leo Heppe 2.28
07. Man sagt die Liebe mache blind/Sie und Ich - Christine Spierenburg, Hilda Längauer, and Karl Weber 3.04
08. Es gibt nur ein Spiel/Glück im Spiel - Karl Terkel and Chorus 1.30
09. Ich bin Diplomate/Ich seh’ alles, ich hör’ alles - Leo Heppe, Hertha Schmidt and Karl Weber 3.05
10. Nur Geduld’s kommt der Mann/Ihr seid ein Kavalier/Alles Achtung! - Hertha Schmidt and Karl Terkel 3.23
11. Finale - Hertha Schmidt, Karl Terkel and Chorus 4.40
From Philips 10” LP 10133 R
Eva [Music by Franz Lehár, libretto by Alfred Maria Willner and Robert Bodanzky]
12. Orchestervorspiel/Im heimlichen Dämmer/War’ es nichts als ein Augenblick - Hertha Schmidt 4.27
13. Das Schicksal fasste hart mich an/Pipsi, holde Pipsi - Christine Spierenburg and Wolfgang Zimmer 2.09
14. Bestimmung Fatum, das ist alles!/Glück und Glas - Karl Terkel, Karl Weber and Chorus 2.38
15. Tanz [Zwansinette] - Orchester 1.01
16. Um Zwölfe in der Nacht/Die Geister von Montmartre - Karl Terkel and Christine Spierenburg 2.33
17. Walzer and Akt. 2 Finale 1.14
18. Hat man das erate Stiefelpaar vertretren in Paris/O du Pariser Pflaster - Karl Terkel Wolfgang Zimmer, Karl Weber and Chorus 1.56
19. Herrgott lass mir doch meinem Leichstinn nur - Hertha Schmidt 1.27
20. Nur das eine Wort, spricht es aus!/Schwül aus tiefen Kelcher - Karl Terkel and Hertha Schmidt 2.37
21. Ziehe hin zu deinem Vater/Sei nicht bös/Sollen wir auch fern bleiben - Christine Spierenburg and Wolfgang Zimmer 2.49
22. Finale - Karl Terkel, Hertha Schmidt and Chorus 3.28
From Philips 10” LP 10135 R
Gasperone Gaperone [Music by Carl Millöcker, libretto by Friedrich Zell and Richard Gené, music later revised by Ernst Steffan with additional lyrics by Paul Knepler] 23. Orchestervorspiel/ Hier vo die Schergen/Freiheit wohnt nur auf dem meer/ Hutig schnell auf der Stell’ - Horst Heinrich Braun and Chorus 2.17
24. Ersheienen wir als Rächer/Tarrah! Tarrah! - Chorus 1.12
25. Der verdammte Gasperone/Ringsherum in allen Ecken/ Ihn, den all Häscher suchen/Ihn erwisch’ ich nicht - Friedrich Nidetzky and Chorus 1.54
26. Hüten Sie sich vor dem Räuberpaar/Merken Sie dich, ein Freunde bich ich - Hans Strohbauer and Lotte Rysanek 2.09
27. Er soll dein Herr sein/Lang blieb sie im Bette/,,Geh, Mann, ruft sie - Horst Heinrich Braun and Herta Staal 3.31
28. Romantisch war das Abenteuer/Da plötzlich wurd aus meinen Träumen/ Ser gefährlich/Mir is verdächtig - Lotte Rysanek and Ensemble 2.56
29. Stockfinster war die Nacht/Du hattest dort ein Stell-Dich-ein! - Hans Strohbauer and Lotte Rysanek 2.28
30. Wie? Der soll Gasperone sein?/O, dass ich doch der Räuber ware/ Ja wenn mir solch ein Fang gelungen - Chorus, Hans Strohbauer 2.23
31. Finale 1: Anzoletto sang: Komm Mia Bella!/Hör doch die Töne, Estrella!/Lange eh’ Anzoletto geendet... - Herta Staal, Lotte Rysanek, Hans Strohbauer and Chorus 2.33
32. Wo der Wald zicht sich hinunter/Doch wart es nicht lange/.Richtig bald aus dem Wald - Horst Heinrich Braun 2.04
33. Hält der Sohn sich fern vin mir/So sind die jungen Leute von heute - Lotte Rysanek, Herta Staal and Friedrich Nidetzky 1.49
Total time: 79.55

CD 2
Gasperone [cont.]
01. Dunkelrote Rosen - Hans Strohbauer 2.33
02. Finale 2: Ach, kein Zweifel walter nun mehr/Solcher Frechheit - Lotte Rysaek and Chorus 1.55
From Philips 10” LP P10148 R
Der Vetter aus Dingsda [Music by Eduard Künneke, libretto by Herman Haller and Fritz Oliven]
Unfortunately, the LP recording supplies no track names nor indicates who is singing what. I have named the tracks as well as I was able from track listings on other recordings. The singers are Renate Holm, Herta Talmar, Willy Hoffman, Franz Fehringer, Willy Schneider, Hannelore Dolitzsch, Botho Lucas, Werner Engelhardt, Andrew Paysang. Orchestra and Chorus conducted by Frank Marszalek. 03. Orchestervorspiel/Onkel und Tante 1.17
04. Strahlender Mond 3.14
04. Überleg' Dir's 1.34
06. Ich Trink Auf Dein Lachendes Augenpaar/Ich Bin Nur Ein Armer Wandergesell 6.23
07. Der Roderich 1.52
08. Kindchen, Du Musst Nicht So Schrecklich Viel Denken 3.07
09. Mann, O Mann 1.37
10. Regenlied 1.15
11. Sieben lahre iebt’ ich in Batavia/Mägdelein, zart und lein/Finale 3.38
From MGM 12” LP E4092P Side 2 Schön ist die Welt [Music by Franz Lehar, libretto by Ludwig Herzer und Fritz Löhner-Beda]
12. Orchestervorspiel 0.50
13. Bruder Leichtsinn, so werd ich genannt/Schön ist die Welt - Karl Terkel 3.05
14. Blaues Meer/Rio de Janeiro - Christine Spierenburg, Horst Heinrich Braun and Chorus 2.56
15. Sag’ seltsam bewegt das Herz/Sag’, armes Herzchen, sag - Lotte Rysanek 2.15
16. Frei und jung dabei - Lotte Rysanek und Karl Terkel 1.27
17. Herzogin Marie - Leo Heppe und Margit Opawski 2.06
18. Mein Kind, du bist entzuckend/Nur ein Viertelstundchen - Christine Spierenburg, Horst Heinrich Braun 1.36
19. Ich bin Verliebt - Lotte Rysanek 3.19
20. Liebste, glaub' an mich - Karl Terkel 2.30
21. Es steht vom Lieben so oft geschrieben - Lotte Rysanek und Karl Terkel 2.01
22. Schon sind lachende Frau'n - Christine Spierenburg, Horst Heinrich Braun and Chorus 2.18
From Epic 12” LP 3758 Side 1
Die Dubarry [Music by Carl Millöcker, libretto by Paul Knepler, Ignaz Michael Welleminsky and Hans Martin Cremer] 23. Orchestervorspiel 0.58
24. Ich schenk’ mein Herz - Christine Spierenburg 3.31
25. Reisen wir durchs Liebesland - Else Liebesberg and Karl Weber 2.28
26. Es lockt die Nacht, Die Liebe Wacht - Christine Spierenburg and Karl Terkel 2.50
27. Wen Verliebte bummein gehn - Else Liebesberg and Karl Weber 3.30
28. Ob man gefällt oder nicht - Christine Spierenburg and Chorus 3.16
29. Wie schöne ist alles - Karl Terkel 1.40
30. Heut’ hab’ ich Glück - Christine Spierenburg and Chorus 2.44
31. Stets verleibt - Karl Weber, Else Liebesberg and Chorus 1.48
32. Was ich im Leben beginne/Ja, so ist sie, die Dubarry - Christine Spierenburg and Chorus 1.32

From Epic 12” LP 3758 Side 2
Total time 77.21
LAURITZ MELCHIOR TRISTANISSIMO - HEROIC TENOR
FBCD464
1. Otello: Ora per sempre addio [Verdi] 2.28
2. Otello: Si pel ciel [Verdi] with Herbert Janssen 4.20
3. Otello: Dio! Mi potevi [Verdi] [conductor: Eric Leinsdorf] Columbia 71389D, April 15, 1942 3.35
4. Otello: Niun mi tema [Verdi] [conductor: Eric Leinsdorf] Columbia 71389D, April 15, 1942 4.27
5. Dem Unendlichen [Schubert] [piano: Ignace Strasfogel] Columbia 17509D, April 10, 1942 3.30
6. Ständchen [Leise flehen meine Lieder] [Schubert] [piano: Ignace Strasfogel] Columbia 17509D, April 10, 1942 2.40
7. Lille Karen [Husker du I alle de Høst] [Heise] [piano; Ignace Strasfogel] Columbia 17360D, April 10, 1942 1.48
8. Vildt flyver Høg [Hawks Fly Over Land and Sea] [Heise] [piano: Ignace Strasfogel] Columbia 17369D, April 10, 1942 1.25
9. Der flyver saa mange Fugle [So Many Birds Are Flying] [Andersen] [piano: Ignace Strasfogel] Columbia 17360D, April 10, 1942 1.32
10. Nu brister I alle de Kløfter [Spring Is Coming] [Andersen] [piano: Ignace Strasfogel] Columbia 17360D, April 10, 1942 1.15
11. Träume [Wagner] [conductor: Frank Black] Magic Key of RCA, November 17, 1935 5.01
12. Lohengrin: In fernem land [Wagner] [conductor: Frank Black] Magic Key of RCA, March 8, 1936 6.16
13. Interview & For You Alone [Geehl] Gulf Oil We the People, November 19, 1949 4.41
14. Jeg elsker dig [Grieg] [conductor: John Scott Trotter] 1949 2.41
15. There Shall Be Music When You Come [Branson] Kraft Music Hall, November 18, 1949 2.28
16. Helan gar [Swedish Drinking Song] [Film: Luxury Liner] soundtrack, 1948 2.00
17. Der Erlkönig [Schubert] Carnegie Hall, May 2, 1950 3.54
18. The House I Live In [Robinson] V. E. Day Concert, May 8, 1945 3.12
19. Scales & Die Walküre Winterstürme [Film: Luxury Liner] soundtrack, 1948 1.54
20. Silent Night [Gruber] December 24, 1949 4.13
21. Kornmodsglansen [Summer Lightning] [Annn.][piano: Ignace Strasfogel] Columbia 17361D, April 10, 1942 2.18
22. Skin, ud du klare Solskin [Bright Sunshine] [Anon.][piano: Ignace Strasfogel] Columbia 17361D, April 10, 1942 0.54
23. Renaissance: Serenade [Lange: Müller] with male chorus [piano: Ignace Strasfogel], Columbia 17361D, April 10, 1942 3.04
24. Life and Death [Coleridge Taylor] Music America Loves Best, February 4, 1945 1.58
25. Die beide Grenadiere [Schumann] Carnegie Hall, July 17, 1949 3.31
26. Otello: Esultate, [Verdi] April 1960 1.15
27. The Song is You [Music in the Air] [Jerome Kern - Oscar Hammerstein 11] Voice of Firestone, November 17, 1952 2.18
TOTAL PLAYING TIME 79.48
GEMS FROM LESSER-KNOWN OPERETTAS Vol 2
FBCD465/FBCD466
CD1:
Wiener Blut [Music by Johann Strauss 11 and Joseph Strauss, libretto by Viktor Léon and Leo Stein]
01. Einleitung to Act 1 - Orchestra 1.32
02. Ich such’ jetz da, ich such’ jetz dort/Fünf Volle Tage - Klaus G. Neumann and Irma Beilke 4.05
03. Grüss Gott, mein liebes Kind/Dunn und wann muss man doch auch bei der Frau sein - Sebastion Hauser and Irma Beilke 3.07
04. Du lieber Schatz, ich muss es dir es dir gesteh’n/Du süches Zuckertäuberl mein - Traute Richter and Irma Beilke 3.18
05. Wünsch’ gut’n Morgen, Herr von Pepi/Draust in Hiezing gibt’s a Remasuri - Rita Streich and Klaus G. Neumann 1.53
06. Ich Kann mich nicht beklagen/ Grüss dich Gott, du liebes Nesterl - Fritz Hoppe, Sebastion Hauser, Traute Richter, Irma Beilke, Klaus G. Neumann, and Leopold Clam 9.54
07. Das eine kann ich nicht verzeih’n/Weiner Blut - Sebastion Hauser and Traute Richter 5.11
08. Einleitung to Act 2 - Orchestra 2.16
09. Ja, da Musikanten - Rita Streich 4.05
10. Als ich ward ihr Mann/Was nützt der gute Vorsatz mir - Sebastian Hauser 1.41
11. So nimm, mein Süsser Schatz - Sebastion Hauser, Rita Streich and Klaus G. Newman 5.44
12. O Durchlaucht!/Es gibt im Leben oft Momente/Ich habe gewonnen - Fritz Hoppe, Sebastion Hauser, Traute Richter, Irma Beilke, Rita Streich and Klaus G. Newman 8.54
13. Das ist die Gräfin?/Stoss an!/Die Wienerstadt, sie hat ein Symbol - Fritz Hoppe, Sebastion Hauser, Traute Richter, Irma Beilke, Rita Streich and Chorus 6.06
From RCA 12” LP VL 30313
Karneval in Rom [Music by Johann Strauss 11, libretto by Josef Braun, Richard Genée and Maximilian Steiner]
14. Karneval, dich priesen wir/Der Karneval heut‘ die Stunde regiert - Peter Anders and Ensemble 3.01
15. Ein Mann von Geist denkt niemals klien/Nein, so reist man nicht zum Vergnügen - - Ruth Zillger and Richard Capellmann 2.02
16. Ich wär’ kein Mann, der still sein kann/Holde Susanne - Ruth Zillger and Willy Hoffman 2.21
17. Ich sull zu ihm/Ach, mein Herz will zerspringen - Liselotte Losch 2.28
18. Ich fass’es kaum/Gott mor schickt Pfeile - Peter Anders and Liselotte Losch 2.24
19. Gib acht, gib acht/Wer nie im Leben hat gehüsst - Ruth Zillger and Willy Hoffman 2.01
20. O wie ist das Leben schöne - Liselotte Losch 2.53
21. Wenn heute abend die Sonne im Meer versinkt/Wenn der Nachtwind rauscht - - Liselotte Losch and Peter Anders 3.06
22. Seht unsern Meister Arthur an - Willy Hoffman, Willy Schneider and Chorus 1.18
Total time: 79.33

CD 2.
Karnevel in Rom [cont.]
01. Champagne her/Feur ist im schäumenden, perlenden Wein - Peter Andders, Willy Schneider and Chorus 2.00
02. Nennt irh tausend Reize euer/So ein armer, armer Ehemann - Peter Anders, Willy Hoffmann, Willy Schneider, Richard Capellman, Lisolotte Losch, Ruth Zillger and Chorus 5.44
03. Frölich losgelassen tobt es durch die Gassen - Chorus 0.34
04. Schönste aller Frauen/Dank sei den schönen Studen, dank sie dem Karneval - Peter Anders, Liselotte Losch, Willy Schneider and Richard Capellmann 4.33
05. Wieval Frau’n hast du gekusst - Peter Anders and Liselotte Losch 3.20
06. Karneval, dich priesen wir - Ensemble 1.06
From RCA 12” LP VL 30312
Der grosse Sünderin [Music by Eduard Künneke, libretto by Katherina Stoll and Herbert Roemmer]
07. Ich bin ein grosse Süderin - Maud Cunitz and Chorus 0.57
08. Die Herzogin ist ein grosse Süderin...Histörchen, Geschichten - Marianne Schröder, Kurt Grosskurth and Rudolph Schock 9.51
09. Das Leben des Schrenk - Rudolph Schock 4.34
10. Im meinem Lustschloss Bonbonniere...Ich bin ein grosse Süderin - Maud Cunitz and Chorus 3.02
11. Hoheit! Hoheit! - Helmi Rau and Ruth Weigelt 4.20
12. Möchtest du wohl ein Herzogin sein - Maude Cunitz 3.44
13. Komm mit mir vom Tanze...Immerzu signt mein Herz - Maud Cunitz and Rudolph Schock 4.09
14 Ich ritt und stritt auf jedem Feld - Maud Cunitz and Rudolph Schock 2.44
15. Heute nacht nacht dem Fest - Maud Cunitz, Ruth Weight, Helmi Rau and Rudolph Schock 3.33
16. Wer Soldat ist...Der Soldaten Pflicht ist die Liebe - Ruth Weight and Philipp Gehly 1.41
17. Stell dich ein, schöne Frau, in der Sommernacht - Maud Cunitz, Rudolph Schock, Christo Bajew and Chorus 3.42
18. Ein altes indisches Mächen - Rudolph Schock and Maud Cunitz 6.18
19. Sünde! Skandal!...Wir woollen die Sünde richten - Marianne Schröeder and Rudolph Schock, Ruth Weigelt, Maud Cunitz, Philipp Gehly, Kurt Grosskurth and Chorus 12.48
From RCA VL 30317
Total time 78.53
OPERETTAS ORCHESTRAL Vol. 1
FBCD467/FBCD468
CD 1:
1. Rose-Marie [Rudolph Friml - arr. F. Salabert] 16.37
2. The Desert Song [Sigmund Romberg/Herbert Stothart - arr. H. M. Higga] 20.20
3. The Merry Widow [Franz Lehar - arr. Dostal] 17.55
4. The Land Of Smiles [Franz Lehar - arr. unknown] 24.13
Sudwestdeutsche Philharmonie, Conductor: Boris Mersson Concert Hall Label 12” LPs SMS 6427a & b/6428b/6424a Total time: 79.09

CD 2:
1. The Count Of Luxembourg [Franz Lehar - arr. H. Schott] 26.58
2. A Waltz Dream [Oscar Straus - arr. Dostal] 18.03
3. The Gypsy Princess [Emmerich Kálmán- arr. M. Uhl] 18.46
4. The White Horse Inn [Ralph Benatzsky/Robert Stolz - arr. H. Krom] 15.44
Sudwestdeutsche Philharmonie, Conductor: Boris Mersson
Concert Hall Label 12” LPs SMS 6427b/6426a/6428a/6426b
Total time: 79.34
OPERETTAS ORCHESTRAL Vol. 2
FBCD469/FBCD470
CD 1:
1. Orphee aux enfers [Jacques Offenbach - arr. unknown] 20.00
Monte Carlo National Opera Orchestra, Conductor Reynald Giovaninetti 2. La belle Hélène [Jacques Offenbach - arr. unknown] 21.37
3. Le fille de Madame Angot [Charles Leococq - arr. E. Tavan] 16.58
4. Les cloches de Corneville [Robert Planquette - arr. Th. Sourilas] 17.38
Sudwestdeutsche Philharmonie, Conductor: Boris Mersson Concert Hall Label 12” LPs SMS 6425a & b/6429a & b
5. Genevieve de Brabant: Galop (Gendarmes' Duet) [Jacques Offenbach] 2.08 The Boston Pops Orchestra, Conductor: Arthur Fiedler RCA Victor Red Seal 12” LP LM-1990

Total time: 78.25

CD 2:
Concert de gala - The Music of Robert Stolz
1. Zwei Herzen im Dreivierteltakt [Film and operetta of same name] 2.52
2. Auch Du Wirst Mich Einmal Betrügen [Zwei Herzen im Dreivierteltakt] 5.07
3. Ob Blond, Ob Braun [Film: Ich liebe alle Frauen] 2.39
4. Auf Der Heide Bluhn Die Letzten Rosen [Film: Herbstmanöver] 3.38
5. Das Leid Ist Aus [Film of same name] 4.06
6. Mein Lieberslied Muss Ein Walzer Sein [Im weissen Rössl] 3.32
7. Jung San Ma, Fesch San Ma [Reise um die Erde in 80 Minuten] 3.15
8. Frühjahrsparade [Film and operetta of same name] 2.26
9. Ich Sing'Mein Lied Heut' Nur Für Dich! [Mein Herz ruft nach dir] 3.51
10. Im Prater Bluh'n Wieder Die Baume [A Viennese melody] 3.30
11. Die Ganze Welt Ist Himmelblau [Im weissen Rössl] 3.47 12. Singend, Klingend, Ruft Dich Das Glück [Frühjahrsparade] 2.40 13. Wien, Wird Bei Nacht Erst Schön [A Viennese melody] 4.19
14. Adieu, Mein Kleine Gardeoffizier! [Die lustigen Weiber von Wien] 3.41
Orchestra Symphonique de Radio-Télé-Luxembourg, Conductor Kurt Redel
Anacrouse label 12” LP UM3512
15. Der grosse Operetten-Wunschkonzert (Selection) 29.06
Im weissen Rossl [Im weissen Rössl by Benatzky]; Es muss was Wunderbares sein [Im weissen Rössl by Benatzky]; Ich bin verliebt [Clivia by Dostal]; Komm, Zigany [Gräfin Mariza by Kálmán]; Schwesterlein, Schwesterlein [Gräfin Mariza by Kálmán]; Mein Liebeslied muss ein Walzer sein [Im weissen Rössl by Stolz]; Ich bin nur ein armer Wandergesell [Der Vetter aud Dingsda by Künneke]; Ich shenk mein Herz [Die Dubarry by Millöcker]; Lippen schweigen [Die lustige witwe by Lehar]; Gern hab ich die Fraun geküsst [Paganini by Lehar]; Leise, ganz leise [Ein Walzertraum by Straus]; Komm mit nach Varasdin [Gräfin Mariza by Kálmán]; O Mädchen, mein Mädchen [Friederike by Lehar]; Van Apfelblüten einen Kranz [Land des Lächelns by Lehar]; Vilja-Lied [Die lustige witwe by Lehar]; Dein is mein ganzes Herz [Land des Lächelns by Lehar]; Hab ein blaues Himmelbett [Frasquita by Lehar]; Küssen ist keine Sünd [Bruder Straubinger by Eysler]; Die ganz Welt is himmelblau [Im weissen Rössl by Stolz]; O Rose von Stambul [Rose von Stambul by Fall]; Im Salzkammergut [Im weissen Rössl by Benatzky]; Und die Musik spielt dazu [Saison in Salzburg by Raymond]; Grüss mir mein Wien [Gräfin Mariza by Kálmán] Orchester der Wiener Staaatsoper und das Wiener Tanzorchester, Conductor: Hans Hagen
Elite Special label 12” LP PLPE 30.800
Total time: 78.40
THE GENIUS THAT IS THE GERSHWINS
FBCD471/FBCD472
All music by George Gershwin, all lyrics by Ira Gershwin except where indicated..

CD 1:
01. When You Want 'Em, You Can't Get 'Em, When You Got 'Em, You Don't Want 'Em [Murray Roth] - Orchestra and Male Chorus 2.08
02. Rialto Ripples - Orchestra 2.08
03. Some Wonderful Sort Of Someone [Ladies First] [Schuler Greene] - Richard Hayes 2.32
04. I Was So Young (You Were So Beautiful) [Good Morning, Judge] [Irving Caesar & Alfred Bryan] - Orchestra and Male Chorus 1.13
05. Nobody But You [La La Lucille] [Arthur Jackson & B. D. DeSylva] - Paula Stewart 1.29
06. Swanee [Sinbad] [Irving Caesar] - Richard Hayes 2.29
07. Early Fox-Trot Medley: Do It Again [The French Doll] [B. D. DeSylva] - Paula Stewart I'll Build A Stairway To Paradise [George White Scandals Of 1922] [B. D. DeSylva & Arthur Francis, pseudonym for Ira Gershwin] - Orchestra 2.59
08. I Won't Say I Will (But I Won't Say I Won't) [Little Miss Bluebird] [B. G. DeSylva & Arthur Francis, pseudonym for Ira Gershwin] - Paula Stewart 2.21
09. Somebody Loves Me [George White Scandals Of 1924] [B. G.DeSylva & Ballard MacDonald] - Richard Hayes 3.06
10: Lady Be Good Medley: Oh, Lady Be Good - Orchestra Fascinating Rhythm - Orchestra and Male Chorus 3.03
11. Medley: So Am I - Orchestra The Man I Love (cut from show) - Lynn Roberts 4.31
Tip Toes: 12. Sweet And Low-Down - Orchestra 1.39
13. Looking For A Boy- Paula Stewart 2.30
14. That Certain Feeling - Orchestra 1.23
Oh, Kay! 15. Maybe - Lynn Roberts 3.04
16. Clap Yo' Hands - Orchestra 1.32
17. Do, Do, Do - Lynn Roberts 2.46
18. Someone To Watch Over Me - Orchestra 3.00
19. Funny Face Medley: High Hat - Orchestra and Mixed Chorus He Loves And She Loves - Richard Hayes 4.26
20. 'S Wonderful - Orchestra and Mixed Chorus 2.17
21. My One And Only - Orchestra 1.44
Rosalie 22. How Long Has This Been Going On? - Richard Hayes 3.30
Treasure Girl 23. Oh, So Nice - Lynn Roberts 2.42
24. Medley: I Don't Think I'll Fall In Love Today - Orchestra Where's The Boy? Here's The Girl - Paula Stewart Feeling I'm Falling - Orchestra and Mixed Chorus 5.17
Show Girl [Ira Gershwin & Gus Kahn] 25. Do What You Do - Lynn Roberts 2.10
26. Liza - Orchestra 2.03
Strike Up The Band 27. Medley: I've Got A Crush On You - Lynn Roberts Soon - Orchestra and Mixed Chorus 5.35
28. Strike Up The Band - Orchestra 2.03

Total Time: 75.58

CD 2:
Girl Crazy
01. Embraceable You - Lynn Roberts and Richard Hayes 5.00
02. Could You Use Me? - Orchestra 1.23
03. But Not For Me - Lynn Roberts 3.29
04. Medley: Bidin' My Time - Orchestra I Got Rhythm - Orchestra and Mixed Chorus 5.27
Of Thee I Sing 05. Of Thee I Sing - Orchestra and mixed Chorus 2.07
06. Medley: Who Cares? - Richard Hayes Love Is Sweeping The Country - Orchestra and Mixed Chorus 4.14
Pardon My English 07. Medley: The Lorelei - Orchestra Isn't It A Pity? - Paula Stewart and Richard Hayes 7.22
08. My Cousin In Milwaukee - Orchestra and Male Chorus 2.39
Let 'Em Eat Cake 09. Mine - Richard Hayes, Paula Stewart and Mixed Chorus 4.05
Porgy and Bess [DuBose Heyward and Ira Gershwin] 10. Overture: Summertime/There's A Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon For New York/ Bess, You Is My Woman Now - Orchestra 9.09
Shall We Dance [Film] 11. Medley: Let's Call The Whole Thing Off - Orchestra They Can't Take That Away From Me - Richard Hayes 4.19
12. They All Laughed - Orchestra 1.26
A Damsel In Distress [Film] 13. A Foggy Day - Orchestra and Mixed Chorus 1.51
14. Nice Work If You Can Get It - Orchestra 2.20
The Goldwyn Follies [Film]
15. Medley: Love Walked In - Orchestra and Mixed Chorus Love Is Here To Stay - Paula Stewart 5.41
Orchestra, Chorus and Soloists under the direction of George Bassman. LP Set Decca DXSB-7160
Bonus:
16. Rhapsody In Blue - Jesus Maria Sanroma with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra 16.48

Total Time: 77.27
Rare Songs from Rare Operettas
FBCD473/474
CD 1:
Der Fremdenführer [The Foreign Leader] [Ziehrer]
01. Die schönsten Madl'n lebeb in Wien - Melanie Holliday 2.57
02. Liebe, schöne alte Donaustadt - Mirjana Irosch, Max Schönherr 5.21
03. Ja, beim Militär ist das Leben schwer... Liebe, s'ist die Liebe - Wolfgang Anheisser 2.39
04. O Wien - Elizabeth Schumann 3.10
Der Göttergatte [The Divine Husband] [Lehar] 05. Ich liebe Dich - Marcel Wittrisch 3.02
06. Was ich längst enträumt - Frank Völker 3.02
07. Weine nicht - Adolf Dollapozza 2.20
Die tanzende Helena [The Dancing Helena] [Richartz] 08. Mit verliebten Augen geseh'n - Lisolette Maikl 2.32
09. Ich bin in einen Mund verliebt - Karl Terkel 2.44
Im Reich des Indra [In the Realm of Indra] [Lincke] 10. Heimlich still und leise - Erica Koth, Ursula Reichart, Gisele Litz 3.06
11. Es gibt im Volkes Munde...Es war einmal - Rudolf Schock 2.47
Die Kaiserin [The Empress] [Fall] 12. Was ich Will, das will ich richtig- Lucia Popp, Harry Friedauer 4.28
13. Du, mein Schönbrunn - Ingeborg Hallstein, Chorus 4.50
14. Mir hat haute Nacht von ein' Tanzerl geträumt...Da tanzen Schritt für Schritt - Lucia Popp, Harry Friedauer 4.49
Balkanliebe [Balkan Love] [Kattnig] 15. Leise erklingen Glocken vom Campanile - Rudolf Schock 3.12
16. Einmal leuchtet die Sonne - Melitta Muszely, Rudolf Shock 2.09
17. Heimat, mit der Seele gruss ich dich- Heinz Hoppe 2.49
18. Aus des Meeres blauen Wogen - Margitt Schramm 2.26
19. Hurra! Uns Sieger und Held ist da... Ohne Frauen gibt keinen Sonnenschein - Rudolf Shock, Chorus 2.04
20. Tarantella - Orchestra 1.23
21. Wenn sich zwei Menschenherzen - Rudolf Schock, Margitt Schramm 3.53
Der fidele Bauer [The Merry Farmer] [Fall] 22. Heinerle, Heinerle, hab' kein Geld - Franz Schier, Boy (unnamed) 2.44
23. Kleinen Kindern... O frag mich nicht, mein susser Schatz - Fritz Wünderlich 3.12
24. Ist man auch ein Bauer, Bauer, Bauer - Peter Kraus, Rudolf Bautz, Willy Hoffman 1.50
Du Favorit [You Favorite] [Stolz] 25. Du sollst der Kaiser meiner Seele sein - Lucia Popp 4.20
Total time: 78.23

CD 2:
Monika [Monica] [Dostal]
01. War's auch nur ein Traum - Margitt Schramm 3.27
02. Ein Walzer zu zweien - Rudolf Schock and Erica Koth 4.10
03. Ich bin immer dein - Rudolf Schock 3.38
04. Heimatland, dein gedenk ich immerdar - Margitt Schramm 3.27
Tanz ins Glück [The Dance to Happiness] [Stolz] 05. Guter Mond, schau uns nich zu- Monika Dahlbeg, Harry Friedauer 3.20
06. Ich liebe nure eine - Harry Friedauer, Dagmar Koller 2.36
07. Hallo, du süsse Klingelfee - Harry Friedauer 1.52
08. Inmal im Mai - Rudolf Schock, Margitt Schramm 3.13
Das Lied der Liebe [The Song of Love] [Strauss11/arranged by Korngold] 09. Du bist meine Träume - Marcel Wittrisch 3.10
10. Da rauscht und plauscht der Wiener Wald - Richard Tauber 4.06
11. Geliebte Frau sei mein entstand - Anny Ahlers and Marcel Wittrisch 3.11
12. Die eine Frau - Charles Kullman 2.34
13. Man glaubt so gerne an Frauenlieb' und Glück - Richard Tauber 2.57
Cagliostro in Wien [Cagliostro in Vienna] [Strauss 11] 14. O Wunder der Liebe - Anny Schlemm 3.49
15. Der Rose erblüht, wenn Sonne sie kusst - Rudolf Schock 3.34
16. Soll ich denn nie in den Armen dich halten? - Amy Schlemm, Heinze Hoppe 3.38
17. Wer mir das je gesagt...Mein Herz so stürmisch schlägt - Anneliese Rothenberger 3.56
18. Könnt' ich mit Ihnen fliegen durchs Leben - Edita Gruberova, Anton Dermota 4.42
Die Frau im Spiegel [The Woman in the Mirror] [Meisel] 19. Tausend rote Rosen Blühn - Walter Ludwig 2.54
20. Ein Walzer für dich - Rudolf Schock, Chorus 3.10
21. Das Lied der Liebe - Rudolf Schock, Margitt Schramm 3.43
22. Erika, brauchst du nicht einen Freund - Fred Bertelmann 2.38
Indigo und die vierzig Räuber [Indigo and the forty thieves] [Strauss 11] 23. Ein lust'ger Rat au sein...Liebchen, auch, wie hab' ich dich so gern - Wolfgang Anheisser 2.31
24. Lasst frie nun erschallen - Margit Schramm 2.47
Total Time: 79.16
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