The Mapleson cylinders: recorded during performances at the Metropolitan Opera House, 1900-1904

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The Mapleson cylinders: recorded during performances at the Metropolitan Opera House, 1900-1904
Additional title: The Mapleson cylinders [sound recording] : [1900-1904 ; recorded during performances at the Metropolitan Opera House].
Names
Melba, Nellie, Dame, 1861-1931 (Performer)
Calvé, Emma, 1858-1942 (Performer)
Adams, Suzanne, 1872-1953 (Performer)
Alvarez, Albert, 1861-1933 (Performer)
Reszke, Edouard de, 1853-1917 (Performer)
Scheff, Fritzi, 1879-1954 (Performer)
Salignac, Thomas, 1867-1945 (Performer)
Journet, Marcel, 1867-1933 (Performer)
Campanari, Giuseppe, 1855-1927 (Performer)
Bauermeister, Mathilde, 1849-1926 (Performer)
Saléza, Albert, 1867-1916 (Performer)
Plançon, Pol, 1851-1914 (Performer)
Dippel, Johann Andreas, 1866-1932 (Performer)
Homer, Louise, 1871-1947 (Performer)
Gadski, Johanna, 1872-1932 (Performer)
Seygard, Camille (Performer)
Scotti, Antonio, 1866-1936 (Performer)
Nordica, Lillian, 1857-1914 (Performer)
Bréval, Lucienne, 1869-1935 (Performer)
Gilibert, Charles, 1866-1910 (Performer)
Sizès, Eugene (Performer)
Marilly, Marguerite (Performer)
Reiss, Albert, 1870-1940 (Performer)
Sembrich, Marcella, 1858-1935 (Performer)
Cauteren, Marie van (Performer)
De Marchi, Emilio, 1851-1901 (Performer)
Vanni, Roberto (Performer)
Bégué, Bernard (Performer)
Masiero, Aristide (Performer)
Dani, Carlo (Performer)
Mühlmann, Adolph, 1865-1938 (Performer)
Eames, Emma, 1865-1952 (Performer)
Bridewell, Carrie, 1880-1955 (Performer)
Bars, Jacques (Performer)
Ternina, Milka, 1863-1941 (Performer)
Viviani, Lodovico (Performer)
Bandrowski, Aleksander, 1860-1913 (Performer)
Müller, Carl, pianist (Performer)
Anthes, Georg, 1863-1922 (Performer)
Rooy, Anton van, 1870-1932 (Performer)
Blass, Robert, 1867-1930 (Performer)
Reuss-Belce, Luise, 1862-1945 (Performer)
Reszke, Jean de, 1850-1925 (Performer)
Gerhäuser, Emil, 1868-1917 (Performer)
Bispham, David, 1857-1921 (Performer)
Schumann-Heink, Ernestine, 1861-1936 (Performer)
Maurer, Marie (Performer)
Hübbenet, Adolf von, 1858-1903 (Performer)
Mancinelli, Luigi, 1848-1921 (Conductor)
Seppilli, Armando, 1860-1931 (Conductor)
Flon, Philippe (Conductor)
Damrosch, Walter, 1862-1950 (Conductor)
Vigna, Arturo (Conductor)
Franko, Nahan, 1861-1930 (Conductor)
Hertz, Alfred, 1872-1942 (Conductor)
Mottl, Felix, 1856-1911 (Conductor)
Mapleson, Lionel S (Contributor)
Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893 (Contributor)
Meyerbeer, Giacomo, 1791-1864 (Contributor)
Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912 (Contributor)
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875 (Contributor)
Donizetti, Gaetano, 1797-1848 (Contributor)
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791 (Contributor)
Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899 (Contributor)
Arditi, Luigi, 1822-1903 (Contributor)
Stern, Leo, musician (Contributor)
Delibes, Léo, 1836-1891 (Contributor)
Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921 (Contributor)
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901 (Contributor)
Mascagni, Pietro, 1863-1945 (Contributor)
Leoncavallo, Ruggiero, 1858-1919 (Contributor)
Mancinelli, Luigi, 1848-1921 (Contributor)
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924 (Arranger)
Paderewski, Ignace Jan, 1860-1941 (Contributor)
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883 (Contributor)
De Lara, Isidore, 1858-1935 (Contributor)
Ponchielli, Amilcare, 1834-1886 (Contributor)
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) (Performer)
Collection

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1900-03-30 - 1904-02
Place: New York, NY
Publisher: Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, Performing Arts Research Center, The New York Public Library at Lincoln Center
Edition: Complete ed.
Date Issued: 1985
Table of Contents
Side 1. Faust / Gounod: Act II. Waltz (excerpt) (Met Chorus & Orch. ; Luigi Mancinelli, cond.) ; Act III. Jewel song (excerpt) (Nellie Melba ; L. Mancinelli, cond.) ; Act III. Jewel song (excerpt) (Emma Calvé ; Armando Seppilli, cond.) ; Act III. Il t'aime ... (Suzanne Adams, Albert Alvarez, Edouard de Reszke ; L. Mancinelli, cond.) ; Act III. Il t'aime ... (Fritzi Scheff, Thomas Salignac, Marcel Journet ; L. Mancinelli, cond.) ; Act IV. Soldiers' chorus (excerpts) [digitized] (Met Chorus & Orch. ; L. Mancinelli, cond.) ; Act IV. Duel scene (excerpt) & beginning of Valentin's death (Albert Alvarez, Giuseppe Campanari, Edouard de Reszke, Mathilde Bauermeister ; L. Mancinelli, cond.) ; Act V. Trio (excerpt) (Nellie Melba, Albert Saléza, Edouard de Reszke ; L. Mancinelli, cond.) ; Act V. Trio (Nellie Melba, Albert Saléza, Pol Plançon ; L. Mancinelli, cond.) ; Act V. Trio (excerpt) (Suzanne Adams, Albert Alvarez, Edouard de Reszke ; L. Mancinelli, cond.) ; Act V. Trio & Apotheosis (excerpts) (Emma Calvé, Andreas Dippel, Marcel Journet ; Armando Seppilli, cond.) ; Act V. Apotheosis (excerpt) (Met Chorus & Orch. ; L. Mancinelli? cond.).
Side 2. Les Huguenots / Meyerbeer: Act II. À ce mot tout s'anime (Suzanne Adams, Louise Homer ; Phillippe Flon, cond.) ; Act III. Valentine-Marcel duet (excerpts) (Johanna Gadski, Edouard de Reszke ; P. Flon, cond.) ; Act III. Wedding chorus to end of act (Suzanne Adams, Camille Seygard, Antonio Scotti, Marcel Journet ; P. Flon, cond.) ; Act IV. Bénédiction des poignards (excerpt) (Marcel Journet ; P. Flon, cond.) ; Act IV. Valentine-Raoul duet (3 excerpts) (Lillian Nordica, Jean de Reszke ; P. Flon, cond.)
Side 3. L'Africaine / Meyerbeer: Act IV. Ô paradis! (excerpts) (Jean de Reszke ; P. Flon, cond.) ; Act IV. Brahma! Wischnou! (excerpts) (Pol Plançon ; P. Flon, cond.) ; Act IV. Sélika-Vasco duet (excerpts) (Lucienne Bréval, Jean de Reszke ; P. Flon, cond.) -- Roméo et Juliette / Gounod: Act I. Juliet's valse (excerpts) (Nellie Melba ; L. Mancinelli, cond.) -- Le Cid / Massenet: Act I. O noble lame (3 excerpts) (Albert Alvarez, Lucienne Bréval, Suzanne Adams, Charles Gilibert, Marcel Journet, Edouard de Reszke ; P. Flon, cond.) ; Act I. O noble lame (excerpt) (Jean de Reszke, Lucienne Bréval, Nellie Melba, Eugene Sizès, Pol Plançon, Edouard de Reszke ; L. Mancinelli, cond.) ; Act II. Infanta's Alleluia (excerpt) (Nellie Melba ; L. Mancinelli, cond.)
Side 4. Carmen / Bizet: Act II. Finale (excerpt) (Emma Calvé, Marguerite Marilly, Thomas Salignac, Albert Reiss, Charles Gilibert ; P. Flon, cond.) ; Act IV. Voici les banderilleros ... (Antonio Scotti or Marcel Journet ; P. Flon, cond.) -- La fille du régiment / Donizetti: Act I. Duet (excerpt) (Marcella Sembrich, Thomas Salignac ; P. Flon, cond.) ; Act II. Rataplan (excerpt) (Marcella Sembrich, Marie van Cauteren, Charles Gilibert ; P. Flon, cond.) -- Lucia di Lammermoor / Donizetti: Act I. Verranno a te (excerpt) (Nellie Melba, Albert Saléza ; L. Mancinelli, cond.) ; Act III. Mad scene cabaletta (excerpt) (2 performances) (Nellie Melba ; L. Mancinelli, cond.) -- Il flauto magico / Mozart: Act II. Queen of the Night's second aria (excerpt) (Marcella Sembrich ; Walter Damrosch, cond.) -- Non-operatic vocal selections: Voci di primavera (excerpt) [digitized] / Johann Strauss, Jr. (Marcella Sembrich) - Parla vals (excerpt) [digitized] / Luigi Arditi (Marcella Sembrich ; P. Flon, cond.) - Printemps (excerpt) / Leo Stern (Suzanne Adams ; P. Flon, cond.) -- Non-operatic orchestral selections: Sylvia / Delibes. Act III. Marche et cortège de Bacchus (excerpt) (Arturo Vigna, cond.) - Coppélia / Delibes. Act I. Mazurka (Nahan Franko, cond.) - Danse macabre (final section) / Saint-Saëns (Arturo Vigna, cond.)
Side 5. Ernani / Verdi. Act III. O sommo Carlo (2 performances) (Marcella Sembrich, Mathilde Bauermeister, Emilio De Marchi, Roberto Vanni, Antonio Scotti, Edouard de Reszke, Bernard Bégué ; L. Mancinelli, cond.) -- La traviata / Verdi: Act I. Un dì felice (excerpt) (Nellie Melba, Andreas Dippel, Aristide Masiero ; P. Flon, cond.) ; Act I. Sempre libera (excerpt) (Marcella Sembrich, Carlo Dani ; L. Mancinelli, cond.) -- Aïda / Verdi. Act I: Su! del Nilo ... (Johanna Gadski, Louise Homer, Emilio De Marchi, Roberto Vanni, Marcel Journet, Adolph Mühlmann ; L. Mancinelli, cond.) ; Act I. Temple scene (2 excerpts) [digitized] (Marguerite Marilly, Emilio De Marchi, Marcel Journet ; L. Mancinelli, cond.) ; Act II. Triumphal scene (excerpt) (Met Chorus & Orch. ; L. Mancinelli, cond.) ; Act II. Ma tu, o Re (excerpt) [digitized] & Triumphal scene finale (Johanna Gadski, Louise Homer, Emilio De Marchi, Giuseppe Campanari, Marcel Journet, Adolph Mühlmann ; L. Mancinelli, cond.) ; Act II. Triumphal scene finale (Emma Eames, Louise Homer, Emilio De Marchi, Antonio Scotti, Edouard de Reszke, Adolph Mühlmann ; L. Mancinelli, cond.)
Side 6. Cavalleria rusticana / Mascagni: Santuzza-Turiddu duet (excerpt) (Emma Calvé, Carrie Bridewell, Emilio De Marchi ; P. Flon, cond.) ; Santuzza-Turiddu duet (excerpt) & Santuzza-Alfio duet (excerpt) (Emma Calvé, Emilio De Marchi, Giuseppe Campanari ; P. Flon, cond.) ; Brindisi and Finale (excerpts) (Carrie Bridewell, Emilio De Marchi, Giuseppe Campanari ; P. Flon, cond.) -- Pagliacci / Leoncavallo: Act I. A ventitrè ore! (excerpt) (Albert Alvarez, Albert Reiss, Antonio Scotti ; P. Flon, cond.) ; Act I. Bell chorus (excerpt) (Met Chorus & Orch. ; P. Flon, cond.) ; Act II. Opening scene (excerpt) [digitized] (Antonio Scotti ; P. Flon, cond.) ; Act II. Chorus "Di qua!" (Met Chorus & Orch. ; P. Flon, cond.) -- Ero e Leandro / Mancinelli: Act II. Peána chorus (excerpts) (Edouard de Reszke ; L. Mancinelli, cond.) ; Act III. Cade una stella (excerpt) (Johanna Gadski ; L. Mancinelli, cond.)
Side 7. Tosca/ Puccini: Act I. Te Deum (excerpt) (Antonio Scotti ; L. Mancinelli, cond.) ; Act I. Te Deum (excerpt) (Antonio Scotti ; P. Flon?, cond.) ; Act II. Torture scene (3 excerpts) [digitized] (Emma Eames, Emilio De Marchi, Antonio Scotti ; L. Mancinelli, cond.) ; Act II. Vissi d'arte (excerpt) [digitized] (Emma Eames ; L. Mancinelli, cond.) ; Act III. Final scene (excerpt) (Emma Eames, Jacques Bars, Bernard Bégué ; L. Mancinelli, cond.) ; Act III. Final scene (excerpt) (Milka Ternina, Jacques Bars, Lodovico Viviani ; P. Flon, cond.) -- Manru / Paderewski. Act III. Scene 4 (excerpt) (Fritzi Scheff, Alexander von Bandrowski, Adolph Mühlmann ; Walter Damrosch, cond.) -- Piano improvisations by Carl Müller: Improvisation on themes from Paderewski's Manru ; Improvisation on "Am stillen Herd" from Wagner's Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg ; Improvisation on a unidentified theme and on the theme of Schumann's Romance in F-sharp major, op. 28, no. 2 ; Improvisation on an unidentified theme in E minor.
Side 8. Lohengrin / Wagner: Act I. Lohengrin's arrival (excerpt) [digitized] (Johanna Gadski ; Alfred Hertz, cond.) ; Act I. Lohengrin's question (excerpt) (Johanna Gadski, Georg Anthes ; A. Hertz, cond.) ; Act I. Combat preparation (excerpt) (Georg Anthes, Anton van Rooy ; A. Hertz, cond.) ; Act I. King's prayer (excerpt) (Georg Anthes, Anton van Rooy, Robert Blass ; A. Hertz, cond.) ; Act I. King's prayer (2 excerpts) (Robert Blass, other unidentified soloists ; A. Hertz? cond.) ; Act II. Ortrud-Elsa confrontation (excerpt) (Johanna Gadski, Luise Reuss-Belce ; A. Hertz, cond.) ; Act II. Minster scene (3 excerpts) (Johanna Gadski, Georg Anthes, Anton van Rooy ; A. Hertz, cond.) ; Act III. Bridal chorus (excerpt) (Met Chorus & Orch. ; A. Hertz, cond.) ; Act III. Für deutsches Land (Robert Blass ; A. Hertz, cond.)
Side 9. Lohengrin / Wagner: Act III. Bridal chamber scene (excerpts) (Jean de Reszke ; W. Damrosch, cond.) ; Act III. Final scene (excerpt) (Jean de Reszke, Edouard de Reszke ; W. Damrosch, cond.) -- Tannhäuser / Wagner: Act I. Shepherd boy scene (excerpt) (Carrie Bridewell, Emil Gerhäuser ; A. Hertz, cond.) ; Act II. Elisabeth's greeting (excerpt) [digitized] (Johanna Gadski, Emil Gerhäuser, David Bispham ; A. Hertz, cond.) -- Tristan und Isolde / Wagner: Act II (excerpts) (Milka Ternina, Jean de Reszke ; W. Damrosch, cond.) ; Act II. Love duet (3 excerpts) (Lillian Nordica, Ernestine Schumann-Heink, Georg Anthes ; A. Hertz, cond.) ; Act III. Isolde's transfiguration (excerpt) (Lillian Nordica ; A. Hertz, cond.)
Side 10. Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg / Wagner. Act III. Scene 2. Chorale & Final chorus (Met Chorus & Orch. ; A. Hertz? cond.) -- Die Walküre / Wagner: Act II. Brünnhilde's battle cry (excerpt) (Lillian Nordica ; A. Hertz, cond.) ; Act II. Brünnhilde's battle cry [digitized] & Wotan-Fricka scene (excerpts) (Lillian Nordica, Ernestine Schumann-Heink, Anton van Rooy ; A. Hertz, cond.) ; Act III. Ride of Valkyries (3 excerpts) (Marie van Cauteren, Mathilde Bauermeister, Camille Seygard, Marie Maurer, Marguerite Marilly, Carrie Bridewell, Ernestine Schumann-Heink, Louise Homer ; A. Hertz, cond.) ; Act III. Sieglinde's farewell & Wotan's entrance (excerpt) (Lillian Nordica, Johanna Gadski, David Bispham, Marie van Cauteren, Mathilde Bauermeister, Camille Seygard, Marie Maurer, Marguerite Marilly, Carrie Bridewell, Ernestine Schumann-Heink, Louise Homer ; A. Hertz, cond.) ; Act III. Wotan's farewell (excerpts) (David Bispham ; A. Hertz, cond.) ; Act III. Magic fire music (excerpt) (Anton van Rooy ; W. Damrosch, cond.) -- Kaisermarsch (excerpts) / Wagner (Met Orch. ; Felix Mottl? cond.)
Side 11. Siegfried / Wagner: Act I. Forging song (Jean de Reszke ; W. Damrosch, cond.) ; Act I. Hammer song (excerpt) (Georg Anthes?, Albert Reiss? ; A. Hertz? cond.) ; Act I. Finale (excerpts) (Jean de Reszke, Adolph von Hübbenet ; W. Damrosch, cond.) ; Act I. Hammer song (excerpt) (Andreas Dippel?, Albert Reiss? ; W. Damrosch?, cond.) ; Act III. Duet (excerpts) (Lillian Nordica, Georg Anthes ; A. Hertz, cond.) -- Götterdämmerung / Wagner: Act III. Brünnhilde's immolation (6 excerpts) [digitized] (Lillian Nordica ; A. Hertz, cond.)
Side 12. (Supplement): Messaline. Acte I, Scène 4 (excerpt) / Isidore de Lara (Unknown chorus & orch.) -- Roméo et Juliette. Act I. Juliet's valse (excerpt) / Gounod (Nellie Melba ; L. Mancinelli, cond.) -- Carmen. Act I. Habañera (excerpt) / Bizet (Emma Calvé ; P. Flon, cond.) -- Lucia di Lammermoor. Act III. Mad scene (excerpt) / Donizetti (Nellie Melba ; L. Mancinelli, cond.) -- Le Cid. Act II. Infanta's Alleluia (excerpt) / Massenet (Nellie Melba or Suzanne Adams ; L. Mancinelli or P. Flon, cond.) -- La traviata. A quell'amor... / Verdi (Marcella Sembrich ; L. Mancinelli, cond.) -- La gioconda. Dance of the hours (excerpt) / Ponchielli (Met Orch. ; P. Flon, cond.) -- Tristan und Isolde / Wagner: Act I finale (excerpt) (Milka Ternina, Ernestine Schumann-Heink, Jean de Reszke ; W. Damrosch, cond.) ; Act II (excerpts) (Milka Ternina, Jean de Reszke ; W. Damrosch, cond.) -- Two unidentified recordings -- Mapleson family vignettes -- Three recordings with unidentified performers: Ave Maria (excerpt) / Gounod - La Bohème. Mi chiamano Mimi (excerpt) / Puccini - Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg. Prize song (excerpt) / Wagner.
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LRX 9007 (F)
Shelf locator: *LTC 67-69
Shelf locator: *LT-10 3667-3674
Topics
Operas
Piano music, Arranged
Improvisation (Music)
Cylinder recordings
Excerpts
Genres
Music
Notes
Performers: Various soloists and conductors ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra.
Venue: Recorded on wax cylinders by Lionel Mapleson during performances at the Metropolitan Opera House, Mar. 30, 1900--Feb. 1904.
Additional physical form: Additional tape copies available: *LT-10 3667-3674 (8 sound tape reels : 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono or stereo ; 10 in.) and *LTC 67-69 (4 sound cassettes : stereo)
Additional physical form: Excerpts available in electronic form, digitized by The New York Public Library.
Physical Description
Audio disc
Extent: 6 audio discs (approximately 29 min.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono. ; 12 in.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
French
German
Italian
English
Identifiers
International Standard Book Number: 0871042878
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG95-R688
Publisher-assigned music number: Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound R&H 100
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13938253
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d9ed49f0-772e-0136-c839-7993fb82245f
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Item timeline of events

  • 1861: Creator Born
  • 1900: Created (Approximate)
  • 1931: Creator Died
  • 1985: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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The Mapleson cylinders