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Title/Work La bohème (Act 1)
Author(s)/Composer(s) Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)

High resolution audio (Flac) Part 8
Compressed audio (Ogg Vorbis)
Genre(s) Opera terminology
Content No. 8: Ehi! Rodolfo! (Eh! Rudolph!)
Description HMV DB 8452-8464
Lyricist(s) Luigi Illica (1857–1919) and Giuseppe Giacosa (1847-1906)
Music arranger(s) none
Conductor(s) Umberto Berrettoni (unknown birth/death date)
Performer(s) Schaunard: Aristide Baracchi (1885-1964), Colline: Duilio Baronti (1904-1998), Marcello: Afro Poli (1902-1988), Rodolfo: Beniamino Gigli (1890-1957), Mimì: Licia Albanese (1909-2014) and members of La Scala Theatre Orchestra and Chorus
Vocal range Aristide Baracchi (baritone), Duilio Baronti (basso), Afro Poli (baritone), Beniamino Gigli (tenore) and Licia Albanese (soprano)
Label His Master's voice (HMV)
Cat. no. DB 8459
Order number 2BA 2384
Matrix/StamperID 2BA 2384II
Place of recording unknown
1st recording date 1 March 1938[1]
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Coupling date unknown
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1st release date June 1938[2]
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PD CH 1 January 2015
PD EU 1 January 2015
PD USA 1 January 2019
PD INT 1 January 2025


  1. CHARM: dito with: Composer: PUCCINI, Work: La bohème - Ehi, Rodolfo, Performer: Berrettoni, Umberto, Date: 1938-03-01; Catalogue: Gray; CatNum: DB3451; Date: 1938-03-01; Label: La voce del padrone; Conductor: Berrettoni, Umberto; Composer: PUCCINI; Title: La bohème - Ehi, Rodolfo; Num: 2BA 2384; Conductor: Berrettoni, Umberto, CSV of the record
  2. Google Books: The complete BOHÈME from which this "Che gelida manina" has been excerpted was released in June, 1938 as HMV Album Series 313 (manual DB 3448-3460 and automatic 8452-8464), Link to the record


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