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Title/Work Faust (opera)
Author(s)/Composer(s) Charles Gounod (1818-1893)

High resolution audio (Flac) FLAC, FLAC (Commons)
Compressed audio (Ogg Vorbis) none
Genre(s) Opera terminology
Content Act 3: Salve dimora casta e pura
Description HMV DB 1538
Lyricist(s) Jules Barbier (1825-1901) and Michel Carré (1821-1872) from Carré's play Faust et Marguerite, in turn loosely based on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's Faust, Part 1
Music arranger(s) none
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
Order number 8769-B
Matrix/StamperID 8769B / 2B-1412I
Place of recording Kingsway Hall, London (United Kingdom)
1st recording date 1931[1]
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Coupling date 1931
Cutout date unknown
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1st release date 1931
PD CH 1 January 1982
PD EU 1 January 2002
PD USA 1 January 1982
PD INT 1 January 2002


  1. 78 rpm Record Search: DB 1538 GIGLI Che gelida marina "Boheme" 32-2306 2B1411 Recorded: 1931 / DB 1538 GIGLI Salve dimora "Faust" (DB 3906) 32-2307 2B1412 Recorded: 1931, Link to the record


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