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Meyerbeer on Record volume 2

MR 53012 (3cd)

Meyerbeer on Record

Volume 2, 1899-1925

Early recordings of music from L Etoile du Nord, Le Pardon de Ploermel, and L Africaine

Various artists

Recorded 1899-1925


Giacomo Meyerbeer was one of the most important composers in Paris during the mid-1800s. He is considered the founder of the French Grand Opera and his works dominated the French stage. Meyerbeer changed the face of opera in Paris, yet much criticism is directed toward him and much of his music is seldom heard today.

This 3CD set is the second of two volumes, which together with Marston’s Meyerbeer on Record vol.1, honor Meyerbeer and reacquaint the listener with his marvelous music and some very interesting singing. This volume contains at least one version of every recorded Meyerbeer excerpt sung by French-language singers. They include cylinders and discs from the earliest days of recorded sound and continue through the 1930s. The compilation is not only an interesting way of organizing important and lovely French singing, but also gives a rare and extensive look into this style of singing. Volume two features recordings from Meyerbeer’s: L’étoile du nord, Le pardon de Ploërmel (Dinorah), and L’Africaine.


 

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