Carmela Ponselle

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1914 - 1926

Roles Represented in DAHR: contralto, vocalist

Notes: Also sings in the mezzo-soprano and contralto ranges.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 31 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CVE-35471 12-in. 5/19/1926 Serenade Carmela Ponselle ; Rosa Ponselle Vocal duet (soprano and contralto), with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor [Trial 1923-12-03-02] 10-in. 12/3/1923 Kiss me with your eyes Carmela Ponselle Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, contralto  
Victor [Trial 1923-12-03-03] 10-in. 12/3/1923 Ave Maria Carmela Ponselle Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, contralto  
Columbia 78846 10-in. 12/8/1919 Barcarolle Carmela Ponselle ; Rosa Ponselle Vocal duet (soprano and contralto), with harp and orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Columbia 78847 10-in. 12/8/1919 Comin' thro' the rye Carmela Ponselle ; Rosa Ponselle Vocal duet (soprano and contralto), with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Columbia 78927 10-in. 1/14/1920 Carolina sunshine Carmela Ponselle ; Rosa Ponselle Vocal duet (soprano and contralto), with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Columbia 79008 10-in. 3/1/1920 Love song Carmela Ponselle Mezzo-soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Columbia 79009 10-in. 3/1/1920 Voices of the woods Carmela Ponselle Mezzo-soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Columbia 79547 10-in. 12/2/1920 Dream faces Carmela Ponselle Mezzo-soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Columbia 79921 10-in. 6/30/1921 Those songs my mother used to sing Carmela Ponselle Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Columbia 79922 10-in. 6/30/1921 Thinking of you Carmela Ponselle Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Columbia 80391 10-in. 6/9/1922 Oh! That we two were maying Carmela Ponselle ; Rosa Ponselle Vocal duet (soprano and contralto), with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Columbia 80392 10-in. 6/9/1922 Where my caravan has rested Carmela Ponselle ; Rosa Ponselle Vocal duet (soprano and contralto), with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Columbia 80451 10-in. 7/13/1922 Homing Carmela Ponselle Mezzo-soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Columbia 80452 10-in. 7/13/1922 Oh promise me Carmela Ponselle Mezzo-soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Columbia 80750 10-in. 12/28/1922 Somewhere a voice is calling Carmela Ponselle Mezzo-soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Columbia 80751 10-in. 12/28/1922 Alice, where art thou? Carmela Ponselle Mezzo-soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Columbia 81122 10-in. 7/11/1923 Plaisir d'amour Carmela Ponselle Mezzo-soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Columbia 81124 10-in. 7/11/1923 L'heure exquise Carmela Ponselle Mezzo-soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Columbia 81133 10-in. 7/13/1923 Who knows? Carmela Ponselle Mezzo-soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Columbia 81134 10-in. 7/13/1923 Hidden tears Carmela Ponselle Mezzo-soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Columbia 81364 10-in. 11/20/1923 Rose of Old Castile Carmela Ponselle Mezzo-soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Columbia 81365 10-in. 11/20/1923 Kiss me with your eyes Carmela Ponselle Mezzo-soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Columbia 81410 10-in. 12/11/1923 Calm as the night Carmela Ponselle Mezzo-soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Columbia 81411 10-in. 12/11/1923 June's the time for roses Carmela Ponselle Mezzo-soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
(Results 1-25 of 31 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ponselle, Carmela," accessed July 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109065.

Ponselle, Carmela. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109065.

"Ponselle, Carmela." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 July 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109065

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