Arie da salotto - Classical Italian arias
Cristina Enrietti - Soprano
Raisa Nakhmanovich - Piano
Ciribiribin (A. Pestalozza)
About the pleasures of kissing in the moonlight.
Musica proibita (S. Gastaldon)
Daughter singing a love tune forbidden by her mother, which she learned from a young man serenading her.
Eterno amore e fè (G. Donizetti)
Ode to eternal love and faithfulness.
Mattinata (R. Leoncavallo)
Dawn inspired love song.
O mio babbino caro (da "Gianni Schicchi" di G. Puccini)
Lauretta begs her father to let her marry her beloved. If he will not, she threatens to kill herself.
Quand'il tuo diavol nacque (S. Donaudy)
When your devil was born, mine was already going to school... You cannot teach me anything about love.
Tormento (F.P. Tosti)
Where will you be when I will remember your kisses? Have pity of my sorrow.
Aprile (F.P. Tosti)
Let's enjoy spring, the season for love.
Sogno (F.P. Tosti)
I was about to yield to your begging for my love, but it was just a dream...
Serenata (E. Toselli)
Remembering youthful love.
Vieni (L. Denza)
Come to me, my soul cries and hopes to have you.
Piacer d'amor (G. Martini)
Love pleasures last but an instant, love sorrows last a lifetime. She swore ethernal love, but she is gone.
Ideale (F.P. Tosti)
I followed you, my ideal, come back to me!
Freschi luoghi, prati aulenti (S. Donaudy)
Cool country, sweet scented flowers, I hope I will walk through you, when my beloved will understand my longing.
Rondine al nido (V. De Crescenzo)
Homing swallow, you return every year, but lost love is gone forever.
Voci di primavera (A. Scarlatti)
Spring is coming, words and dreams of love are everywhere.
Malia (F.P. Tosti)
What was in the flower you gave me? The thought and sight of you have bewitched me.
O del mio amato ben (S. Donaudy)
Lost love enchantment.