|Title/Work||La bohème (Act 2)|
|Author(s)/Composer(s)||Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)|
|High resolution audio (Flac)||Part 11|
|Compressed audio (Ogg Vorbis)||Part 11, Part 11 (Commons)|
|Content||No. 11: Ch'io beva del tossico! (Bring me a phial of poison)|
|Description||HMV DB 8452-8464|
|Lyricist(s)||Luigi Illica (1857–1919) and Giuseppe Giacosa (1847-1906)|
|Conductor(s)||Umberto Berrettoni (unknown birth/death date)|
|Performer(s)||Marcello: Afro Poli (1902-1988), Rodolfo: Beniamino Gigli (1890-1957), Schaunard: Aristide Baracchi (1885-1964), Colline: Duilio Baronti (1904-1998), Alcindoro/Benoit: Carlo Scattola (1878-1947), Musetta: Tatiana Menotti (1909-2001), Mimì: Licia Albanese (1909-2014) and members of La Scala Theatre Orchestra and Chorus
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|Vocal range||Afro Poli (baritone), Beniamino Gigli (tenore), Aristide Baracchi (baritone), Duilio Baronti (basso), Carlo Scattola (basso), Tatiana Menotti (soprano) and Licia Albanese (soprano)|
|Label||His Master's voice (HMV)|
|Cat. no.||DB 8462|
|Order number||2BA 2374|
|Place of recording||unknown|
|1st recording date||1 March 1938
The date "unknown" was not understood.
|1st release date||June 1938
|PD CH||1 January 2015|
|PD EU||1 January 2015|
|PD USA||1 January 2019|
|PD INT||1 January 2025|
- Oxford Index: The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, issue Published in print December 1992 - Published online January 2001 - e-ISBN: 9781561592630: Scattola, Carlo (died 1947), bass; (b ?1878; d Milan, 1947). Italian bass. He came to be associated almost entirely with comic parts, but sang in a wider repertory in his early years, as in recorded excerpts from Mefistofele, Faust and Ernani. He first appeared at La Scala in 1922, scoring a notable success in Wolf-Ferrari’s I quatro rusteghi and in the première of Rocca’s Il dibuk. From 1926 to 1935 he appeared, Link to the record
- CHARM: dito with: Composer: PUCCINI, Work: La bohème - Ch‘io beva, Performer: Berrettoni, Umberto, Date: 1938-03-01; Catalogue: Gray; CatNum: DB3453; Date: 1938-03-01; Label: La voce del padrone; Conductor: Berrettoni, Umberto; Composer: PUCCINI; Title: La bohème - Ch‘io beva; Num: 2BA 2374; Conductor: Berrettoni, Umberto, CSV of the record
- 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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