Audio file information
|Title/Work||La bohème (opera)|
|Author(s)/Composer(s)||Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)|
|High resolution audio (Flac)||FLAC, FLAC (Commons)|
|Compressed audio (Ogg Vorbis)||none|
|Content||Act 1: Che gelida manina|
|Description||HMV DB 1538|
|Lyricist(s)||Luigi Illica (1857-1919) and Giuseppe Giacosa (1847-1906) based on Scènes de la vie de bohème by Henri Murger (1822-1861)|
|Conductor(s)||Eugene Aynsley Goossens (1893-1962)|
|Performer(s)||Beniamino Gigli, Tenor (1890-1957)|
|Vocal range||Tenor with orchestra accompaniment|
|Label||His Master's Voice|
|Cat. no.||DB 1538|
|Matrix/StamperID||8769A / 2B-1411II|
|Place of recording||Kingsway Hall, London (United Kingdom)|
|1st recording date||4 July 1931
The date "unknown" was not understood.
|1st release date||1931|
|PD CH||1 January 1995|
|PD EU||1 January 2002|
|PD USA||1 January 1995|
|PD INT||1 January 2025|
- GoogleBooks: More EJS: Discography of the Edward J. Smith Recordings: Unique Opera Records Corporation (1972-1977), A.N.N.A. Record Company (1978-1982), Special Sound Collections Discographic Reference); William Shaman, William J. Collins and Calvin M. Goodwin; Greenwood Press; 1999; ISBN-13: 978-0313298356 - Page 465: Remarkably, Gigli's only other commercial recording of the aria was HMV DB 1538 (and Victor 8769), matrix 2B-1411-2, recorded in Kingsway Hall, London, on 4 July, 1931, conducted by Eugene Goossens., Link to the record
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