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Title/Work La Gioconda (opera)
Author(s)/Composer(s) Amilcare Ponchielli (1834-1886)

High resolution audio (Flac) FLAC, FLAC (Commons)
Compressed audio (Ogg Vorbis) none
Genre(s) Opera terminology
Content Acto 2: Cielo e mar! (Ocean and Heaven)
Description HMV DB 1499
Lyricist(s) Arrigo Boito (as Tobia Gorrio) (1842-1918); based on Angelo, Tyrant of Padua, a play in prose by Victor Hugo (1802-1885), dating from 1835
Music arranger(s) none
Conductor(s) unknown
Performer(s) Beniamino Gigli, Tenor (1890-1957)
Vocal range Tenor with orchestra accompaniment
Label His Master's Voice
Cat. no. DB 1499
Order number 42-822
Matrix/StamperID A 58118
Place of recording unknown
1st recording date 1929[1]
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Coupling date 1929
Cutout date unknown
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1st release date 1930[2]
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PD CH 1 January 1989
PD EU 1 January 2001
PD USA 1 January 1989
PD INT 1 January 2019


  1. 78 rpm Record Search: DB 1499 GIGLI Cielo e mar "Gioconda" (Also on DB 2234) 42-822 A58118 Recorded: 1929) / DB 1499 GIGLI Vivo il vino "Cavalleria Rusticana" 42-893 A41298 Recorded: 1928, Link to the record
  2. Biblioteca Nacional de España: Título uniforme: [La Gioconda. Cielo e mar] / Título: La Gioconda - Acto II - Cielo e mar! - Ponchielli - Cavalleria rusticana - Viva il vino spumeggiante! - brindis - Mascagni / Autor: Ponchielli, Amilcare (1834-1886) - Mascagni, Pietro-1863-1945 - Cavalleria rusticana - Viva il vino spumeggiante - Gigli, Beniamino - 1890-1957 / Intérpretes: Beniamino Gigli, con acompañamiento de orquesta / Fecha: 1930 / Datos de edición: Hayes (Middelesex) The Gramophone Co. / Nº publicación: DB 1499 His Master Voice / Nº matriz: A 58118, A 41298, 42822, 42893 / Tipo de Documento: Registro sonoro musical / Materia: Óperas - Fragmentos - Canciones (Tenor) con orquesta / Descripción física: 1 disco (8 min) 78 rpm / Signatura: Ds/15424/2 / PID: bdh0000178101 / Descripción y notas: Etiqueta roja con logo en sepia / En etiqueta: "In Italian", Link to the record


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